|[December 27, 2012]
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™
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™
Spin Cycle - Tilt, turn and even completely rotate
your Nintendo 3DS system 360 degrees to maneuver a puddle of water
through a mazelike, magical world filled with tricky tunnels and
crazy contraptions. In this sequel to the hit game Fluidity,
change from liquid to a block of ice or a steam cloud to solve
fun, gravity-defying puzzles as you try to rescue the Rainbow
Spirits trapped in the pages of a magical book.
Mario Bros.™: The Lost Levels
- Originally released in 1986 in Japan as Super Mario Bros. 2,
this game has made only brief appearances in the West. Mario™ fans
will appreciate the familiar look and feel of the game, while
finding that its updated game play presents an entirely new
challenge. In addition to the classic enemies already known to
fans worldwide, there are also Poison Mushrooms, backward Warp
Zones and the occasional wind gust (which can help or hinder
progress). Players can get ready to put their Mario skills to the
ultimate test and save the Princess once again. Just don't be
surprised if she's in another castle. Super Mario Bros.: The
Lost Levels is now available as a Virtual Console title for
the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
Man™ - Join the blue bomber in his
first ever adventure as he battles the evil Dr. Wily and his
robotic henchmen. Mega Man is a super robot created by the genius
scientist Dr. Light. When another scientist by the name of Dr.
Wily goes rogue with an army of six of his own devious Robot
Masters, it's up to Mega Man to put a stop to his nefarious plot
by traversing a series of stages rife with enemies, traps and
perilous platform challenges. Mega Man was originally
released for the Nintendo Entertainment System™ in 1987
and is now available as a Virtual Console title for the Nintendo
eShop on Nintendo 3D.
Virtual Console for Wii™
TROOPERS 2ND SQUAD - SHOCK TROOPERS 2ND
SQUAD is a military-themed action game, first released in
1998. Choose one of four mercenaries and battle through multiple
stages by shooting, using different weapons and jumping. The
highly praised scoring system from the previous game returns, but
the characters are all new. Some other changes include the
abilities to operate vehicles and choose different routes in
Also new this week:
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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 weekly to the Nintendo eShop for the
Wii U system as well as the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems, to
the Nintendo DSi Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™
Shop Channel for the Wii console.
The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service and features games,
applications and videos. Users can add money to their account balance by
using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo Prepaid Card at a retail
store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must
be redeemed in either the Wii U eShop or the Nintendo 3DS eShop,
respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between
the two systems.
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 U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL 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/wiiu,
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