New Nintendo 3DS XL System Inspired by Upcoming Pokémon Games Available in Stores Oct. 28

Legendary Pokémon From Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Adorn the Cover

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– To prepare for the launches of both the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games on Nov. 18, fans will be able to purchase a New Nintendo 3DS XL system inspired by the games starting on Oct. 28 at the suggested retail price of $199.99. That’s three weeks before the games come out – plenty of time to break the system in before diving into the new Pokémon adventures (sold separately). The limited-edition system sports a slick black color with both of the new Legendary Pokémon, Solgaleo and Lunala, gracing the cover. read more

Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (Feb. 25)

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

  • Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
    • Pokémon Red , Pokémon Blueand Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition – With classic graphics and music, the Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue and Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition games stay true to the originals released nearly 20 years ago. You’ll feel like you’re playing them just as they were, but now you can trade and battle Pokémon in 2D using local wireless on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems! Revisit these timeless games, or play them for the first time! These games will be available on Feb. 27.
    Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS Return to Popolocrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale – This Nintendo 3DS-exclusive RPG features traditional turn-based combat, nearly a hundred quests, a fully featured farming mini-game, dual-language voice acting, community treasure-hunting via the StreetPass feature, multiple difficulty levels and an adjustable random encounter rate!

  • Mega Man Legacy CollectionMega Man Legacy Collection is a celebration of 8-bit history. Featuring faithful reproductions of the series’ origins with the original six Mega Mangames, the Legacy Collection will remind long-time fans and introduce newcomers to what made Mega Man such a popular and iconic character. Mega Man Legacy Collection features all six original NES games and more fun features. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Medabots AX: Metabee and Medabots AX: Rokusho – The World Robattle Tournament is hosted every four years, and both Ikki and Metabee are itching for top place. Help them to victory as they take on the toughest Medafighters and their Medabots. Create and customize unique Medabots with Medaparts that are earned from successful battles in these Game Boy Advance fighting games.
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    Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (Feb. 18)

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

    Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright – Two kingdoms are on the brink of war. Whose side will you choose? Torn between two families, you’re an heir of Hoshido, raised by Nohrian royals. If you walk the path of Birthright, you’ll battle the corrupted king of Nohr beside a family of strangers. Command them expertly and forge deep relationships to master this next entry in the beloved turn-based strategy series. The Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright game will be available on Feb. 19.

  • Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest – Two kingdoms are on the brink of war. Whose side will you choose? Torn between two families, you’re an heir of Hoshido, raised by Nohrian royals. If you walk the path of Conquest, you must fight to change your misguided kingdom from within. Command warriors with expert precision and forge deep relationships to master this next entry in the beloved turn-based strategy series. The Fire Emblem Fates: Conquestgame will be available on Feb. 19.
  • Fire Emblem Fates: Map Pack 1 –Map Pack 1 features 11 maps plus bonus content upon release. These maps shine new light on the cast of characters from Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest, as well as old favorites from the Fire Emblem Awakening game. Discover new background stories about these beloved warriors, while earning more experience points and exclusive weaponry. By purchasing Map Pack 1, players will receive the downloadable content as it releases. Maps will launch weekly through April 21. Players must own Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright or Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest to access all DLC, which is available for purchase in-game after completing Chapter 6. The first map, Map 1: Before Awakening, is now available for free to owners of either game.

  • Project X Zone 2 – In the sequel to the original world-crossing adventure, legendary characters from some of Japan’s most prolific video game publishers come together to create the biggest mashup strategy game ever! Team up with classic characters from dozens of the most popular franchises in video game history like Chrom and Lucina fromFire Emblem Awakening and Fiora from the Xenoblade Chronicles game. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos – In this NES classic sequel, the Emperor of Darkness, Ashtar, is on the move following his servant’s failure. It’s up to Ryu Hayabusa to save the day again. Pick up items that will provide increased abilities, like splitting Ryu into three. Destroy enemies with the Invincible Fire Wheel and other powerful ninjutsu techniques.
    • Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom – Join master ninja Ryu Hayabusa, last member of the famous Dragon Clan, in the third and final chapter of the legendary Ninja Gaiden saga on NES. Help Ryu defeat the forces of evil once more and discover the real culprit behind – spoiler alert! – Irene’s tragic death!
    • Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones – Join the Lee brothers as they head on a worldwide search for their friend Marion and the powerful Sacred Stones. Defeat your enemies using a collection of martial arts moves, including those of enemies that join your quest. Play solo or together with another player as you finally reach the evil mastermind behind Marion’s kidnapping.
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    Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (Feb. 11)

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

    • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
      • Oddworld: New ‘n’ TastyOddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty brings the original classic Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee game to the Wii U console with a fully ground-up remake, featuring amazing next-gen visuals, reworked game play and new audio and music. Can you save the hapless Mudokons as Abe attempts to escape the meat factory and ultimately learn the true nature of his fate? The future of Oddworld relies on you!
      Virtual Console on Wii U
      • Big Brain Academy – This Nintendo DS staple brings entertainment that anyone young or young-at-heart can enjoy. It’s the perfect way to challenge and stimulate your mind. Test your mental acuity in a five-category quiz: thinking, memorization, computation, analysis and identification.
      • Kuru Kuru Kururin – Oh no! Kururin’s brothers and sisters are lost across 10 different worlds! In a special helicopter, the Helirin, navigate through mazes as quickly as you can while avoiding obstacles such as walls, pistons and cannons. You can also customize your Helirin by using items acquired in Adventure mode.
      • Polarium Advance – In this Game Boy Advance puzzler, create horizontal rows of the same color to clear the board. Challenge yourself to 365 puzzles, with many modes that will test your mind.

      Nintendo eShop sales:

      • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Nintendo eShop on Wii U Save up to 50 percent on select Wii U games including Teslagrad=&9=&Chariot and more in Nintendo eShop during the =&11=&Nindies Love You=&11=& sale! This offer is valid until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 25. Nano Assault NEO is 25 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $7.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 3. Puzzle Monkeys is 50 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 3. Avoider, Color Bombs and more games from RCMADIAX are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 30. Shadow Puppeteer is 10 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $13.49) starting at 9:00 a.m. PT on Feb. 12 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 15. Girls Like Robots=&20=&is over 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) starting at 9:00 a.m. PT on Feb. 13 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 20.

    • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

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    Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (Feb. 4)

    • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
      • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS DLC – Bayonetta from the Bayonetta series and Corrin from the Fire Emblem Fates games are now available for download in the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii Ugames. Prices are $5.99 for each character in one game version, or $6.99 for each character in both game versions. In addition, new costumes, bundles and a new stage are now available for purchase in both versions.
      Nintendo eShop on Wii U
      • ShütshimiShütshimi, a shoot-’em-up game starring a muscle-bound fish with memory problems, is available now on the Wii U console. This family-friendly game features a chaotic four-player local co-op mode and off-TV game play.
      Virtual Console on Wii U
      • Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition – The enhanced Wii console version of one of the most celebrated action games ever made is heading to the Wii U console! Leon S. Kennedy is a U.S. agent with a top-secret mission: to rescue the president’s daughter, who has been kidnapped by a mysterious organization. Explore a town that is overrun by monstrous beings. Use the Wii Remote controller to aim, fire, slash and elude enemies. Also play as Ada Wong in “Separate Ways,” a prelude to the events of Resident Evil 4.

      Nintendo eShop sales:

      • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
        • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
          • Snow Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 11.

          Activities:

          • You Have a New Client Waiting! Maddie is looking for a home designer in the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game for the Nintendo 3DS system. Fulfilling Maddie’s request will net you new items for your catalog. This pup is a big fan of office supplies, so help her stay organized with a Notebook Bed or Eraser Sofa. Maddie is available for a limited time via the SpotPass feature, so check the in-game Nintendo 3DS system on the second floor of Nook’s Homes to meet her and take her on as a client.

          Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

          • New themes this week include:
            • Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX “Letter Set”

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

    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Revealed

    WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES, THE LEGO GROUP AND LUCASFILM ANNOUNCE LEGO STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

    The No. 1 LEGO Videogame Franchise Triumphantly Returns with an In-Depth Journey Through the Latest Star Wars Blockbuster Experience New Story Content from the Star Wars Universe that Provides Deeper Insights into the Film’s Most Memorable Moments, while Allowing Players to Build, Battle and Fly Through the Galaxy Like Never Before read more

    Kung Fu Panda Launches New Characters and More DLC

    The Game Now Offers Four New Characters from the Film, Plus New Environments and Skins

    Santa Ana, CA. – January 30, 2016 – Worldwide video game publisher Little Orbit announced that it has released new downloadable-content for its popular action-brawler, Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends. Four new characters and two new environments from the highly-anticipated movie are now available in the latest DLC ranging in price from $1.99 to $3.99. read more

    Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems (Jan. 28)

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

    • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
      • FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS – Master more than 20 jobs, each offering unique ways to defeat or even recruit the realm’s mightiest monsters. Players will have the ability to call upon the powers of eidolons like Ifrit and Bahamut, as well as transform into legendary characters from the FINAL FANTASY series via the Trance ability. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
      Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
      • LEGO Marvel’s Avengers – The best-selling LEGO Marvel video game franchise returns with a new action-packed superhero adventure on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems.LEGO Marvel’s Avengers features characters and storylines from the critically acclaimed Marvel films, additional classic Avengers characters featured in Marvel Comics, open-world game play and the introduction of dynamic new Team-Up Moves. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
      Nintendo eShop on Wii U
      • Shadow Puppeteer – Invite a friend to explore the strange, yet beautiful, world of darkness and light in Shadow Puppeteer, an award-winning local co-op adventure. Work together as a boy and his shadow, manipulating light to solve puzzles that bring you closer to finding the evil shadow puppeteer. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
      Virtual Console on Wii U
      • FINAL FANTASY Tactics Advance – When Marche and his friends open an ancient magical tome, their small town is transformed into a fantasy-filled kingdom known as Ivalice. In this Game Boy Advance RPG classic, guide Marche and his clan against countless foes, and discover the wonders of Ivalice. Build up your party, master abilities and summons, and learn tactical combat to win in battle.

      Nintendo eShop sales:

      • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
        • It’s the last week of the Winter Warm-up Sale! Check out this week’s deals and save up to 30 percent off select games. The sale ends Feb. 4 at 8:59 a.m. PT.
        • 99Moves, Darts Up 3D and more games from Enjoy Up are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 25.