Turtle Tale to be removed from eShop In Japan

Turtle Tale to be removed from eShop In Japan

Another game is being taken down from the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Japan.Turtle Tale will no longer be available in Japan as of October 10.

About Turtle Tale

Turtle Tale is a retro-inspired 2D platformer in which players take control of a turtle named Shelldon, who’s equipped with a water gun as he sets off on a journey to reclaim his home.

Turtle Island has been invaded by pirates, and it’s up to you to stop them!

Captain O’Haire and his gang of Monkey Pirates have sailed in and taken over Turtle Island. Armed with his trusty water gun, Shelldon sets out on an adventure to reclaim his home, stopping anyone who gets in his way!

With intuitive controls and colorful graphics, Turtle Tale is a classic 2D platformer that fans of retro games will love.


  • Classic 2D gameplay, inspired by our favorite retro platformers!
  • Travel through five unique areas of Turtle Island.
  • Catchy and colorful soundtrack.

Why is it being removed?

A specific reason regarding this removal has yet to be revealed by developer Saturnine Games, but stay tuned for any updates. There must be something conflicting with Japanese culture in the game but sadly we don’t know what at this point.