Wii U eShop
NES Remix 2 (Nintendo, $14.99) — After the success of the first Remix compilation following its late 2013 release, the release of this sequel is no surprise. It features a host of fresh titles and challenges, as well as new modes for those with save data of the original and the ability to save and share replays.
Child of Light (Ubisoft, $14.99) — Utilising the UbiArt engine from Rayman Legends and its predecessor, this is an RPG with a poetic fairytale storyline; the Wii U version will support co-op utilising the Wii U GamePad, in which one player assists with Igniculus the firefly.
Ava and Avior Save the Earth (2020 Venture, $TBC) — This is an edutainment title that aims to promote recycling and 'green' attitudes, presumably with a mix of mini-games and assignments for young gamers to tackle.
Wii U Virtual Console
Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island (Nintendo, $7.99) — The final part of the opening run of Game Boy Advance titles on the Wii U Virtual Console, this is the portable's version of the iconic Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island. While the visual tricks may have lost a little in translation, the terrific gameplay and design survives the transition.
Me & My Furry Patients 3D (TREVA Entertainment, $29.99) — We all know that the 3DS eShop is short of pet simulation games, as we're surely only just approaching double figures. Nevertheless this one enters the fray and, as the title suggests, is focused on caring for poorly little critters.
Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst (Tulip Games, $5.99) — Tulip Games is determined to make its object finding series a franchises, now weighing in with a direct sequel to attempt to blend some spooky storytelling with spotting random objects in environments.
3DS Retail Download
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends (Majesco Entertainment, $29.99)
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (Game Mill Entertainment, $TBC)
3DS eShop Demo
Mario Golf: World Tour (Nintendo, free)
3DS eShop Temporary Discounts
3D Mahjongg (Joindots, $3.99 until 8th May, normally $4.99)
Funfair Party Games (Joindots, $6.99 until 8th May, normally $19.99)
Gardenscapes (Joindots, $5.99 until 8th May, normally $7.99)
Secret Agent Files: Miami (Joindots, $4.99 until 8th May, normally $7.99)
Sea Battle (Teyon, 200 Nintendo Points) — DSiWare will not be sunk, as prolific publisher Teyon returns with this video game version of Battleships, albeit with some tweaks to the formula to liven up proceedings.