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08.16.12

Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - August 16, 2012

This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

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New Super Mario Bros.™ 2 (available Aug. 19) – The bros are back for an all-new adventure worth its weight in gold! Be one of the first to get your hands on this game by purchasing and downloading directly to your Nintendo 3DS™ system from the Nintendo eShop starting at midnight on Aug. 19. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Coin Rush Mode Video – A series of videos are being released in the Nintendo eShop to give players a special look at New Super Mario Bros. 2. A new video highlighting the competitive Coin Rush mode is now available. (For Nintendo 3DS)

THEATRHYTHM™ FINAL FANTASY® (Add-on Content) – Tap and slide to the rhythm of more than 70 tracks from the FINAL FANTASY series. Check out the latest songs available for download. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Crazy Chicken: Pirates 3D – Restore peace to the Caribbean shores by pointing and shooting crazy pirate chickens in this frantic action game. You only have 90 seconds to complete your raid by slaying pirates and collecting all hidden treasures. (For Nintendo 3DS)

A Month of Mario

Mario's Picross – This week, "A Month of Mario" is featuring Mario's Picross. Starting today through Wednesday, Aug. 22, this mind-bending puzzle game is available at a discounted price of $2.99. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Also new this week:

Crazy Chicken: Pirates (Nintendo DSiWare™)

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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