Nintendo will re-release many popular Wii U and 3DS games as part of its budget-priced Nintendo Selects catalog in August, including such titles as Lego City Undercover, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD.
The publisher also announced plans to reissue several of its Wii U games at retail with bundled amiibo figurines, giving players a second chance to pick up platform standouts like Yoshi’s Woolly World and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.
Starting August 26, Wii U owners can pick up reprints of the sandbox-style action game Lego City Undercover, former console pack-in title Nintendo Land, and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for just $20 apiece.
The upcoming wave of discounts is noteworthy for Wii U fans who have been attempting to track down a copy of Lego City Undercover in the years after its launch. The game was never reprinted following its initial shipment, and aftermarket prices surged when collector circles began snatching up new and used copies as word of its rarity spread.
Nintendo 3DS owners, meanwhile, will be able to add Tomodachi Life, Lego City Undercover, Nintendogs + Cats, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon to their libraries at $20 a pop when the next round of Nintendo Selects launches late this month.
Nintendo will also issue a series of amiibo-bundled Wii U reprints in September, including a limited-edition version of its puzzle-platformer Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. Initially released via Nintendo’s eShop and as a standard-edition physical version, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker now includes a bonus Toad figurine when purchased at retail.
Other amiibo-packed Wii U reissues debuting in September include the multiplayer party game Mario Party 10 and side-scrolling platformer Yoshi’s Woolly World. Figure-bundled editions of Mario Party 10 include either a Bowser or a Princess Peach amiibo, while players who pick up Yoshi’s Woolly World can opt for either a pink or blue yarn Yoshi amiibo.
Standalone Nintendo Selects releases will be available for $20 each in August. Bundles that include amiibo figurines are priced at $40 apiece and will be available in September.
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