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March 26, 2014
Super Mario Bros. 3 dated for North American Virtual Console 01:59:47 PM CT
Super Mario Bros. 3 will launch on both Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console on April 17, according to a press release from Nintendo of America.
The Wii U version has been available in Europe and Japan since December 2013. The 3DS version was released first in Japan on January 1, 2013, then in Europe on December 26, 2013.
Link: NOA press release
February 10, 2014
Donkey Kong Jr. climbs into Club Nintendo 11:30:43 PM CT
Club Nintendo is offering Donkey Kong Jr. for 3DS Virtual Console from today through March 9. Members can exchange 150 Coins for the download code.
Mario also appears in the other three games that were added to Club Nintendo today: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (Wii Virtual Console; 200 Coins), PiCTOBiTS (Nintendo 3DS via DSiWare; 150 Coins), and Punch Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream (Wii U Virtual Console; 200 Coins). These games will also be available until March 9.
Link: Club Nintendo rewards catalog
January 30, 2014
Mario Kart 8 coming in May 01:28:34 PM CT
Mario Kart 8 for Wii U will release worldwide this May, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced yesterday during a financial briefing in Japan. Nintendo first set Mario Kart 8's launch for spring 2014 when it was unveiled last June during E3.
Link: Corporate Management Policy Briefing / Third Quarter Financial Results Briefing (NCL)
January 10, 2014
Yoshi's New Island release date announced 12:22:45 PM CT
December 18, 2013
Free Yoshi's Island Zone DLC for Sonic: Lost World 08:27:25 PM CT
In today's Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that the Wii U title Sonic: Lost World would receive a free Yoshi's Island themed level. The Yoshi's Island Zone DLC level is available as a free download on the eShop right now. It's worth noting that the DLC can be purchased on your account even if you don't currently own the game it is tied to.
Source: Nintendo Direct (12-18-2013)