Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content (Oct 1)

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U – DLC – Fans of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U can now add even more fun with a free update and new DLC for purchase on both versions. The free update includes a Duck Hunt stage for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and the ability to upload match replay highlights to YouTube in the Wii U version of the game. In addition, players can now purchase new Mii Fighter costumes – like Fox (from the and Star Fox series) and Toad outfits – as well as a Pirate Ship stage for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U inspired by The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and a Super Mario Maker stage for both versions of the game. For full details, visit http://www.smashbros.com/us/.
    Nintendo eShop on Wii U Freedom Planet – Fight your way across the celestial world of Avalice, where cats are green, motorcycles drive up walls and monster girls do most of the butt kicking! Freedom Planet is a cartoony, combat-based platform adventure that pits a spunky dragonoid and her friends against an alien attack force. If you downloaded the demo during the limited-timeNindies@Home promotion, you can save 15 percent off your purchase ofFreedom Planet until Nov 1. Click here to view a trailer for the game.

  • Toto Temple DeluxeToto Temple Deluxe is a fast-paced, local-multiplayer king-of-the-hill style game, in which players must steal an egg-laying goat from their friends and try to keep it on their own head for as long as possible. You know, normal stuff. Be the first to grab the explosive goat and keep it long enough for it to detonate near your soon-to-be-dead rivals. Lose the goat and the timer resets. Play as teams or in free-for-all. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • River City Ransom – In this much-loved NES classic, free River City from the clutches of Slick and his underlings. Battle it out on the streets solo or with a friend.
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    New PlayOn Offers the Ultimate Streaming Experience

    SEATTLE, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — PlayOn has just released its 4.0 version which leapfrogs all existing streaming software. It combines the best features of Cable TV and the convenience of streaming into one intuitive, easy-to-use and FREE desktop application.  Anyone can visit www.playon.tv and download the new PlayOn for free. PlayOn allows you to select from recommended shows, clips and movies, search or navigate through a channel listing to find your favorite show. It allows you to organize your local content in the app as well as stream local content to your TV. You can also watch local and streaming content on your PC. read more

    Super Mario Maker Has Sold 1 Million Units Globally

    REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– For the last 30 years, Super Mario fans have proved to be some of the most passionate, loyal and dedicated video game fans on the planet. Traditionally that fervor has been most clearly measured by unit sales, and with more than 310 million units sold and counting in the Super Mario franchise, that fervor is historic. And now, with the recent release of the Super Mario Makergamefor the Wii U console, Nintendo has a new way to measure fan engagement: level creation. read more

    Square Enix New York Comic-Con Lineup

    LOS ANGELES (September 28, 2015) – Square Enix today announced its lineup and events for New York Comic-Con 2015, being held at Javits Center Oct. 8-11. The company will be showcasing a mix of new releases and highly-anticipated games, including presentation demos for the upcoming Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and HITMAN, and hands-on opportunities for Just Cause 3, the critically-acclaimed Life is Strange, DRAGON QUEST HEROES®: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below, FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS®, and the award-winning mobile puzzler Lara Croft GO will also be available. read more

    LEGO Dimensions Launch Announced by Warner Bros., TT Games and The LEGO Group

    Extreme Mash-up in One Epic Journey Across Time and Space

    Fans of the World’s Biggest Brands Are Going To Need a Bigger Imagination!

    BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group announced the launch of LEGO Dimensions, the all-new entertainment experience that allows players to expand their imaginations beyond traditional gaming to merge physical LEGO brick building and interactive console gameplay with 14 fan-favorite universes. Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LEGO Dimensions is now available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and the Wii U system. read more

    The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Preview Trailer

    REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Form a legendary trio with your friends and tackle dungeons and boss battles together in The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, coming to the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Oct. 23. Presented in the same top-down style as the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds game, prepare to solve inventive puzzles as a team and dress Link in a range of outfits to enable new abilities that enhance your adventure. read more

    Nintendo Announces that New Designer for Raccoon-Owned Real Estate Enterprise is Needed Immediately

    REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nook’s Homes is looking for you! The renowned real estate business is seeking a new designer to help decorate the interior and exterior of villagers’ homes and public facilities in town. Candidates must own a Nintendo 3DS system and the new Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game and be willing to interact with animals with big personalities who like to wear stylish clothes. The highly coveted position requires a love of designing (obviously!), strong animal skills (no brainer!), a knack for decorating (of course!) and a passion for amiibo cards (they’re cool!). Interested parties can contact Tom Nook through snail mail, carrier pigeon, megaphone pointed in the direction of Nook’s Homes … or by picking up Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, now available for Nintendo 3DS. read more

    Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content (Sep 24)

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

    • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
      • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – All of your favorite Animal Crossing villagers are seeking new looks for their homes, and you’re the designer! Use your creativity to design the perfect houses – inside and out – for old friends (and new ones, too). As a bonus, the digital version comes with a code for an Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer: Your Office Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu theme.
      Nintendo eShop on Wii U Extreme Exorcism – In Extreme Exorcism, take on the role of exorcist Mae Barrons, whose unconventional supernatural skills are called upon when everything and everyone else has failed to rid a haunted house of its ghostly presence. If you downloaded the demo during the limited-time E3 Nindies@Home promotion, you will save 15 percent off your purchase until Oct. 23. Click here to view a trailer for the game.

    • STARWHALSTARWHAL is the number one local multiplayer couch gaming experience featuring marine mammals in outer space. Play with one to four of your friends in a retro, epic narwhal battle in space! The heart-piercing action is furious and unrelenting. Clickhere to watch a trailer for the game.
    • Virtual Console on Wii U
      • The Ignition Factor – In this Super NES game, take control of a brave firefighter as he battles to save people from towering infernos and flame-filled factories. Choose your firefighting equipment, traverse through the dangerous levels of a building engulfed in flames and rescue the people trapped inside.

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