Nintendo Selects, Nintendo’s marketing promotion featuring titles at a lower price has added some new games to its lineup. The games will be for Wii, WiiU and Nintendo 3DS and will be $19.99 each. 12 games in all will join the program, and the new prices will be effective March 11, 2016. All of the games are for the familiar Nintendo characters such as Yoshi, Mario, Donkey Kong, etc, except for two exceptions: Pikmin and Animal Crossing.
For Nintendo fans, this is a big deal and will let you stock up some games that you may have waited to purchase until prices went down. Here are the titles you can expect to see on shelves for a cheaper price and the details about each.
- Super Mario 3D World – Rated one of the best Mario games of all time, this is a favorite Mario game by many. You’ll be able to play as Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, or Toad, and work to save the Sprixies from Bowser
- Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze – Another highly-rated WiiU title, Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze has you playing as the DK family saving the island from a permanent freeze by the snowmads.
- Pikmin 3 – Your mission is to save the planet playing as three explorers who have crashlanded and have been seperated on a lush green planet far from home.
- NES Remix Pack – This game features challenges and mashups of Nintendo 8Bit classics, and mini-games with some of your favorite retro Nintendo characters.
- Yoshi’s New Island – Yoshi is back and he’s bustin’ out the big eggs. Crush your surroundings and create paths with Yoshi’s new Mega Eggdozers in a brand-new platforming adventure!
- Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D – Ground-pound, barrel-blast, and swing your way through lush, layered side-scrolling levels that come to life in stunning 3D!
- Mario Party: Island Tour – Face off against friends and family in the all-new, ultimate Mario Party – a portable minigame extravaganza that’s bursting with gameplay possibilities.
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D – Re-mastered for the Nintendo 3DS family, join Link as he sets off on a legendary journey through time to stop Ganondorf, the Gerudo King of Thieves who is seeking the Triforce, a holy relic that gives its holder ultimate power.
- Super Mario Galaxy 2 – Yoshi is back and he’s bustin’ out the big eggs. Crush your surroundings and create paths with Yoshi’s new Mega Eggdozers in a brand-new platforming adventure!
- Animal Crossing: City Folk – Build a snowman, go fishing, design clothes and more with your adorable animal neighbors. You choose the pace and you craft the adventures.
- Donkey Kong Country Returns – Run, jump, climb and defeat enemies through diverse environments until you retrieve Donkey Kong’s stolen banana hoard!
- Super Mario All-Stars – The ultimate archive for platforming fans, featuring four classic Super Mario Bros games. The games include the original Super Mario Bros, Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels, Super Mario Bros 2, and Super Mario Bros 3, with each game updated in crisp graphics and high-quality sound. It appears the game might come with a soundtrack CD of the Super Mario Bros games’ music as well.