Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - October 4, 2012
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Crosswords Plus – Crosswords Plus offers more than 1,000 professionally designed crossword puzzles at multiple skill levels to challenge all types of players. Use the stylus and touch screen to input your answers. (For Nintendo 3DS™ / Nintendo 3DS XL)
Art Academy™: Lessons for Everyone! – Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone! offers art lessons and art-on-the-go for everyone. An in-game tutor walks you through step-by-step lessons as you explore art theory and concepts behind drawing and painting. (Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL)
Pokémon™ Dream Radar – Get ready for Pokémon Dream Radar, a Nintendo 3DS title coming to the Nintendo eShop on October 7. Use various features of the Nintendo 3DS system, including the 3D camera and gyro sensor, to chase down hard-to-get Pokémon. You can also transfer the 2D Pokémon you catch into the Pokémon™ Black Version 2 or Pokémon™ White Version 2 game for the Nintendo DS™ family of systems. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL)
Style Savvy™: Trendsetters (Fashion Contest Demo) – Experience the excitement of a professional fashion contest in this fun downloadable demo. Create an outfit based on the contest theme, style your model's hair and makeup and send her down the runway. You'll be battling your in-game rivals for the fashion crown. May the hottest look win! (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL)
New Downloadable Course Packs
New Super Mario Bros.™ 2 – All-new downloadable course packs that extend the coin-collecting fun of New Super Mario Bros. 2 are now available for purchase exclusively from within the game. Players' coin tallies are set to skyrocket as each new pack contains three new courses for Coin Rush Mode. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL)
Free Game Giveaway from Club Nintendo!
Get Donkey Kong™: Original Edition Free – Purchase and register the downloadable version of select Nintendo eShop titles and get Donkey Kong: Original Edition free! This special version of Donkey Kong has never been seen in the U.S. and is not available for purchase. Don't miss out! Offer ends Jan. 6, 2013. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL)
Also new this week:
Dinosaur Office: New Owners (Nintendo Video™)
Cave Story (Nintendo eShop)
Samurai G™ (Nintendo eShop)
Dr. Mario™ (Nintendo eShop)
Academy: Chess Puzzles (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare™)
Drop Zone: Under Fire (WiiWare™)
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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