If you are thinking about buying a Nintendo 3DS, there are some no-brainer purchase titles. Well, starting on April 22nd you can pick up five of them for a lot less.  The titles will be available via the eShop of course, but will also hit this price in retail stores as well.  How much of a slash?  Down to $29.99  Let’s dig into what’s on offer:

Starting April 22, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will be available in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and in retail stores at a suggested retail price of just $29.99 each.

In order, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land and New Super Mario Bros. 2 represent the top three best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of all time in the United States – each one has sold more than 2.15 million physical and digital units in the U.S. alone. All five of the newly discounted games star classic Nintendo characters and franchises, and their strong sales over time demonstrate the longevity of Nintendo’s games. The games make great gifts, engaging entertainment for families and other spring break travelers, or just a way to introduce kids to the fun of video games.

If you need any more encouragement, here are our reviews for Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros 2, Animal Crossing New Leaf, and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D.  (somehow we missed the boat on Mario Kart 7?)   Honestly with any of these, you simply cannot go wrong.