Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

    • Mini
      Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge
      – Make Minis
      march like never before in this free download. To get started,
      simply tap any amiibo figure on the Wii U GamePad controller or a
      New Nintendo 3DS system. Or, tap select amiibo figures to guide
      one of 11 Minis across more than 50 levels, using their in-game
      Minis and their unique abilities, like Yoshi who can eat enemies,
      to reach the exit. But watch out! Mine carts, ghostly Boos and
      other new obstacles lurk around every corner.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

    • Disney
      Art Academy
      – Pre-Purchase – To help you start
      playing as soon as possible, if you pre-purchase the game in
      Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, it will
      pre-load the game to your system. That means you’ll be able to
      play after a small game update when it launches on May 13. Be one
      of the first to play! Game playable in 2D only.
    • SEGA
      3D Classics Collection
      – A collection of nine classic
      SEGA games in one game … and in 3D! From the arcades straight to
      your Nintendo 3DS system, experience the classics that defined
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U

    • Lost
      Lost Reavers is a free-to-play,
      four-player co-op game that asks players to haul treasure safely
      back to extraction points while their friends protect them. Choose
      one of four distinct characters to play, and explore a variety of
      worlds ranging from Ancient Ruins and Medieval Castles to a Modern
      City. Click here
      to view a trailer for the game.
    • The
      Deer God
      The Deer God is a game about
      survival, reincarnation and karma. Find power-ups, unlock ancient
      secrets and test your platforming skills in this unique
      side-scrolling pixelated adventure! Click here
      to view a trailer for the game.
  • Wii Retail on Wii U

    • Xenoblade
      – You’ve played him in the Super Smash
      games, so now experience Shulk in his very first
      adventure! Discover expansive environments and deep character
      customization options as you delve into an epic conflict between
      the Homs (humans) and Mechons (robots). Explore the game’s unique
      upgrade, battle and relationship-building systems as you fight to
      change the future with trusty allies and the ancient Monado blade.

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

    • Gardenscapes
      (Nintendo 3DS), Jones
      on Fire
      (Wii U) and more games from JoinDots
      are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 5.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:

    • Star Fox Zero: Space Battle
    • Shovel Knight Campfire Dream
    • Plague Knight’s Theme

Also new this week:

  • ASH
    (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

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 games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the Wii U
console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi
Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii Shop Channel
for the Wii console.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of
content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users
can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or
purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code
from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop
on either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used
in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo
Network account.

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.

Remember that Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL,
Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS 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,

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