3DS eShop schedule for 2012 includes new games, Virtual Console classics, and more

Nintendo 3DS' eShop is getting a wealth of content, new and old, by year's end. In addition to Crashmo and Level-5's Black Box, you can expect NightSky and Fluidity: Spin Cycle on Nintendo's download service. There's also a bevvy of Virtual Console classics, demos, and retail games to sift through.

Here's the lineup for the rest of 2012:


  • Mario Golf (Virtual Console) - available October 11
  • Super Mario 3D Land - available October 18 for $39.99
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D - available October 18 for $39.99
  • Star Fox 64 3D - available October 18 for $39.99
  • Mario Kart 7 - available October 18 for $39.99
  • Castlevania: The Adventure (Virtual Console) - available October 25
  • NightSky is "an action-puzzle game that offers an ambient game-play experience with cerebral challenges that fill uniquely designed, picturesque worlds" - available October 25


  • Ninja Gaiden (Virtual Console) - available November 8
  • Zelda II - The Adventure of Link (Virtual Console) - available November 22


  • Wario Land II (Virtual Console) - available December 20
  • Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels (Virtual Console) - available December 27
  • Fluidity: Spin Cycle lets "players tilt, turn and even rotate their Nintendo 3DS system 360 degrees to maneuver a puddle of water named Eddy through a maze-like, magical world" - available December 27

In addition, there will be two demos for Style Savvy: Trendsetters, with the first available today. Additional demos include Adventure Time, Disney Epic MIckey, LEGO The Lord of the Rings, Moshi Monsters, and Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.