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

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

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REDMOND, Wash. -- December 27, 2012

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

  *Nintendo eShop on Wii U^™

       *Holiday Deals in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U – For a limited time,
         Chasing Aurora, Little Inferno and Trine 2^™: Director’s Cut are now
         available in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U at a special price.

  *Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS^™

       *Fluidity: 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.
       *Super 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.
       *Mega 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 3DS.

  *Virtual Console for Wii^™

       *SHOCK 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 levels.

Also new this week:

  *A Jam-Packed Year-in-Review! (Nintendo Video^™ on Nintendo 3DS)
  *Johnny Impossible^™ (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  *Mahjong 3D - Warriors of the Emperor (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  *Goooooal América (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi^™ Shop on
    Nintendo DSi)
  *Jump Trials Extreme (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on
    Nintendo DSi)
  *Wizard Defenders (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on
    Nintendo DSi)

To view this week’s Nintendo Download in its full graphical version, please
visit: http://www.news2know.net/nintendo/downloadNkl6B2df.php.

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, http://www.nintendo.com/wii,
http://www.nintendo.com/3ds or http://www.nintendo.com/ds.

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