Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - March 7, 2013
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™
Kersploosh!™ – Be one with the stone from the toss to the splash. With a sharp mind and a deft touch on the Circle Pad, master the journey to the bottom of wells filled with obstacles. As you learn to maneuver each stone in free fall and complete each level, you'll unlock more stones and wells.
Pokémon™ Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity – Demo Version – Infinite Mystery Dungeons await you and your Pokémon friends on your quest to stop the forces that threaten Pokémon Paradise. You become a Pokémon and travel through a fantastic land inhabited only by other Pokémon and enlist their help as you build Pokémon Paradise. You play as Pikachu™, Snivy™, Oshawott™, Tepig™ or Axew™, and talk with other Pokémon as you explore the infinite possibilities of Mystery Dungeons that change each time you enter. You can use the Nintendo 3DS camera to discover Magnagates in the real world that lead to new Mystery Dungeons, or play with up to three other people and explore Mystery Dungeons together in Companion Mode. (Additional systems and copies of the game are required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.)
Nintendo eShop sale – Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword™
Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword is about precision swordplay, battlefield finesse, and martial-arts style. For a limited time, purchase and download this game from the Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS system at a discounted price of $4.99.
Also new this week:
Resident Evil®: The Mercenaries 3D (Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS)
Wrecking Crew™ (Virtual Console™ – Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS)
ATV Wild Ride 3D (Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS)
THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98 (Virtual Console – Wii™ Shop Channel for Wii)
Nano Assault EX (Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS)
Monster High™: Skultimate Roller Maze™ (Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS – Available March 13)
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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