Super Mario Bros. 3 Drops on American eShop April 17th


After near endless badgering from fans, Nintendo has finally revealed the release date for the famed Super Mario Bros. 3 on the American eShop. On April 17th, fans can download the game for just $4.99 on the Wii U and 3DS eShop. That’s a fantastic deal for what is considered to be one of the best NES games ever made; my 3DS will be very pleased to finally have this game available.

Along with this announcement, Nintendo has also announced that the first batch of Game Boy Advance games for the Wii U will be the same in both Europe and North America. The official line up, release dates, and pricing information are as follows:

April 3rd

Advance Wars – $7.99/£6.29/€6.99

Mario and Luigi: Super Star Saga – $7.99/£6.29/€6.99

Metroid Fusion - $7.99/£6.29/€6.99

April 10th

Kirby and the Amazing Mirror – $6.99/£6.29/€6.99

WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! - $6.99/£6.29/€6.99

April 17th

F-Zero: Maximum Velocity -  $6.99/£6.29/€6.99

Golden Sun - $7.99/£6.29/€6.99

April 24th

Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi’s Island - $7.99/£6.29/€6.99

Check out the these classic games in action on the Wii U in the video below.