Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - January 3, 2013
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™
Unchained Blades – Fang must traverse dangerous living temples known as Titans in order to meet his maker once again and exact his revenge on the great Goddess Clunea. But he cannot do it alone. Journey through grid-based dungeons in first-person view with your seven allies in classic turn-based combat, all while fighting more than 180 varieties of monsters that you can convince to fight alongside you in battle.
Code of Princess™ – Blending fighting game play with components from classic arcade side-scrolling beat 'em ups and the character development of an RPG, Code of Princess provides hard-core gamers with a new twist on some of their favorite game types. Up to four players can take on challenges cooperatively or battle against one another in competitive play either locally or online. Code of Princess is also available at retail stores. (Additional systems and software required for multiplayer games; sold separately. Wireless broadband Internet access required for online features. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com)
Gunman Clive – In the year of 18XX, the west is overrun by thugs and outlaws. A group of bandits has kidnapped Mayor Johnson's daughter and is spreading havoc across the land. Only Gunman Clive can bring order to the west and save the girl. Gunman Clive is an old-school side-scrolling platform game set in the Old West with 3D graphics and a unique art style. Jump and shoot your way across diverse and challenging levels while fighting massive bosses.
Nintendo Video™ on Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo Video Best of 2012 – Nintendo Video is bringing you the very best comedy and music videos from 2012. Don't miss special re-airings of your favorite 3D videos.
Also new this week:
Air Battle Hockey 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Galaxy Saver (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi™ Shop on Nintendo DSi)
Snowboard Xtreme (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on Nintendo DSi)
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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