3DS eShop: Zelda Oracle of Ages/Seasons out May 30 - trailer

Plus, 13 Game Gear titles confirmed for 3DS Virtual Console

Nintendo confirmed earlier today that Game Boy Color classics Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons will be release for the 3DS eShop in US on May 30.


Their normal price will be $5.99, but will both will be discounted to $4.99 each until June 20.

Unlike the dual-releases of the main Pokemon games (two versions of the same adventure with small differences), Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons are two separate games containing completely different quests that interlink with each other in numerous ways. See the new eShop trailers for both games below.

Nintendo also confirmed today plans to introduce Sega Game Gear games to the 3DS Virtual Console. Game Gear was launched in 1990 in Japan and the following year in US and EU.

While no ETA was offered, Nintendo confirmed 13 Game Gear titles that will soon appear on the 3DS eShop, listed below:

  • Crystal Warriors
  • Columns
  • Sonic Blast
  • Sonic The Hedgehog
  • Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Defenders of Oasis
  • Tails Adventure
  • Shining Force II: The Sword of Hajya
  • Sonic Drift 2
  • G-Loc Air Battle
  • Sonic Labyrinth
  • Vampire: Master of Darkness
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Full coverage of today's Wii U-focused Nintendo Direct broadcast is through that link.