Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - November 22, 2012
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Crashmo™ – Embrace the laws of gravity with a whole new kind of action-puzzle play in this exciting sequel to the critically acclaimed Pushmo™ game. New gravity mechanics and gadgets like floating blocks, doors and move switches await players ready for a challenge. (For Nintendo 3DS™)
Zelda II™: The Adventure of Link™ – Link™ returns to Hyrule on a quest to find the Triforce of Courage and awaken Zelda™ from an endless sleep. Learn magic spells, talk to people in towns to get clues, collect items to increase your power and explore seven palaces where the underlings of the evil Ganon await you. (For Nintendo 3DS)
Spirit Hunters Inc: Light – Using Augmented Reality, scan anywhere in the real world to hunt, battle and capture as many of the unique spirits as possible. With 96 spirits, 16 spirit families and 90+ abilities (each aligned to one of the six elements) there are plenty of opportunities to customize your experience as you increase your levels and ranks within Spirit Hunters Inc. Spirit Hunters Inc: Light has six spirits which can only be obtained in this version. (For Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DSi™)
Spirit Hunters Inc: Shadow – Using Augmented Reality, scan anywhere in the real world to hunt, battle and capture as many of the unique spirits as possible. With 96 spirits, 16 spirit families and 90+ abilities (each aligned to one of the six elements) there are plenty of opportunities to customize your experience as you increase your levels and ranks within Spirit Hunters Inc. Spirit Hunters Inc: Shadow has six spirits which can only be obtained in this version. (For Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DSi)
Also new this week:
Meat or Die: Gisele (Nintendo Video™)
3D MahJongg (Nintendo eShop)
NINJA MASTER'S (Virtual Console for Wii™)
Recently released in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U™:
In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS™ system, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursdays.
The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service and features games, applications and videos in both 2D and 3D. Users can add money to their virtual wallets using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo 3DS Prepaid Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Wii Points Card™ and Nintendo DSi Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.
Remember that Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wii, http://www.nintendo.com/3ds or http://www.nintendo.com/ds.
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