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The Legend of Zelda and Pikmin Headline Entertaining New Shows for Nintendo Video

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  Free Nintendo 3DS Application is Being Restocked with Hilarious New Videos

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REDMOND, Wash. -- October 31, 2013

Nintendo Video is ready to launch a fresh lineup of great new shows for the
fall. The free video application for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems will
debut new short-form videos starting Nov. 1 that will continue into 2014. Five
new series have been slated, including two featuring The Legend of Zelda: The
Wind Waker HD and Pikmin 3.

Owners who have downloaded the Nintendo Video application from the Nintendo
eShop will automatically receive the new shows on their device, including:

  *The Legend of Zelda: The Misadventures of Link: This original series of
    comedic shorts shows Link, the series’ star, in a new and hysterical
    light. His surroundings will be familiar to fans of the series, since the
    shorts are based on The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD game for the
    Wii U console.
  *Pikmin Nature Documentaries: These “nature documentaries” explore the
    wonderful world of the tiny Pikmin. The animations, highlighted by
    dramatic voiceover work, are a tongue-in-cheek take on safari nature
    shows.
  *Bravest Warriors: The latest hit show created by Pendleton Ward, the mind
    behind Adventure Time, follows four teenage heroes-for-hire as they warp
    through galaxies to save adorable aliens and their worlds using the power
    of their emotions. The series is produced by Frederator Studios and
    launched on the Cartoon Hangover channel on YouTube. New episodes of
    Bravest Warriors will appear every Friday on Nintendo Video.
  *Wildheart Riukiu: This new series of 3D shorts comes from the creator of
    Meat or Die, which has already amassed more than 5 million views on
    Nintendo Video. Wildheart Riukiu incorporates charming 16-bit graphics
    with some not-so-charming, but hilarious, characters. Think ninja puppets.
  *Bee and PuppyCat: A Cartoon Hangover Shorts fan favorite, this two-part
    series by Natasha Allegri follows Bee, an out-of-work 20-something who has
    a life-changing collision with a mysterious creature she names PuppyCat.

“This latest set of great new shows for Nintendo Video gives fans a unique way
to enjoy two of their favorite Nintendo franchises, in addition to hand-picked
series from some of the most imaginative and successful creators in the world
of animation,” said Tony Elison, Nintendo of America’s senior director of
Business Development.

Fred Siebert, founder and executive producer of Frederator Studios, producer
of the new Bravest Warriors series, said, “Cartoon Hangover is honored to be
part of Nintendo’s entry into the new golden age of TV innovation.”

Since launching in July 2011, Nintendo Video has delivered a variety of
premiere and exclusive videos automatically to Nintendo 3DS owners. The
Nintendo Video application is available to download for free from the Nintendo
eShop.

For more information about Nintendo Video, visit
http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/nintendo-video. Remember that Nintendo 3DS
features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children
can access. For more information about this and other features, visit
http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive
entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets
hardware and software for its Wii U^™ and Wii^™ home consoles, and Nintendo
3DS^™ and Nintendo DS^™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it
launched the Nintendo Entertainment System^™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1
billion video games and more than 659 million hardware units globally,
including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as
well as the Game Boy^™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi^™ and
Nintendo DSi XL^™, Super NES^™, Nintendo 64^™, Nintendo GameCube^™ and Wii
systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known,
household names such as Mario^™, Donkey Kong^™, Metroid^™, Zelda^™ and
Pokémon^™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in
Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the
Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the
company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

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please contact Deanna Avila at 213-438-8742 or davila@golinharris.com. Users
can receive instant Nintendo information by subscribing to the site’s RSS
feed.

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