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You Can Now Buy Games On Nintendo.com And Have Them Sent To Your Console

You can now purchase digital games on Nintendo.com and have them sent directly to the console once they become available. All you need to do is give them your Nintendo Network ID. Once they have this you have the option of having it sent to your console or alternatively have them email you the code and you can redeem it. At the moment there’s Fantasy Life and Smash Bros Wii U and others available to pre-order and presumably you’ll have them sent to your console on the day of release. Quite a handy feature.

Thanks, Tyler

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Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads For US Includes Bayonetta 2 Demo

Nintendo of America has announced which games you can download from the Nintendo eShop this week for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The highlight is the Bayonetta 2 demo which is currently available for download in Europe too. Here’s the downloads this week.

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 – New worlds. New friends. New power-ups. Following the colorful characters and world of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures animated series, PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 features PAC-MAN, Spiral and Cylindria as they defend PacWorld from the ghoulish army of Lord Betrayus. PAC-MAN & The Ghostly Adventures 2 will be available on Oct. 14 for both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Castlevania: Circle of the Moon – As Nathan Graves, you must storm Dracula’s castle to save your mentor, who will otherwise be used to restore Dracula to his full power. Battle the evil lord’s minions with your trusty whip, and gain experience points as well as other useful items and weapons. Defeat bosses and gain special abilities that aid in exploring new areas of the castle. Hours of monster-slaying action await you in five different game modes. Can you rid the world of Dracula’s evil once and for all? Click hereto watch a trailer for the game.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Bayonetta 2 – Demo Version – Bayonetta’s back and more powerful than ever. Wield wild new weapons and execute deadly new moves – like the powerful Umbran Climax – to take out angels and demons in this breathtaking action game. You can even team up with friends in two-player online co-op fights. The full version of Bayonetta 2 launches on Oct. 24. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.

Nintendo at IndieCade 2014

  • When Nintendo heads to IndieCade in Culver City, California, on Oct. 10-12, the company is not only highlighting 15 playable independent games for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems, but also many of the creative visionaries behind the games themselves. Click here to see the full lineup of inspiring and artistic video games that will be available at the Nintendo booth, many of them playable for the first time.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Coming soon:

  • Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Harvest Moon 2 – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Wii U)

Also new this week:

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Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads For The US

Nintendo of America has detailed the games that you’ll be able to download this week from the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop. The big title this week on the eShop is Super Smash Bros for the Nintendo 3DS which launches on October 3rd. Castlevania: Dracula X is also available to download on the Wii U Virtual Console. Here’s the games you can get your hands on this week.

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS – Battle it out as the greatest heroes and villains in video games on the Nintendo 3DS system – at home or anywhere! Smash rivals off the stage with epic moves, then beef up your fighters with a variety of customizations and equipment. Find fun extras faster by beating hordes of classic enemies in Smash Run and mastering mini-games. Get ready to settle it in Smash! Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will be available on Oct. 3. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
      Fans planning on purchasing Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS at launch can save time by downloading the free game update (ver. 1.0.2) in advance. It’s available starting at 9 a.m. on Oct. 2 in the Nintendo eShop and is required for online mode.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Castlevania Dracula X – Richter Belmont must take up his family’s legacy and face Count Dracula if he is to save his beloved. Defeat legions of monsters in this multi-ending, multi-story entry in the classic Castlevania series. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $8.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 23.
    • Tappingo is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 16.

Coming soon:

  • Castlevania: Circle of the Moon – Oct. 9 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Harvest Moon 2 – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS)

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Also new this week:

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Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads In The US

Nintendo of America has announced which games you’ll be able to download from the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS eShop this week. The high-profile title for the Wii U is the fast and frantic Hyrule Warriors which is available on the eShop and at retail. Here’s the games you can get your hands on this week.

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • Hyrule Warriors – It’s time to fight. Cut down entire legions of enemies as Link, Zelda and other characters from The Legend of Zelda series using over-the-top, powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. This legendary adventure through the beloved locales of Hyrule will have you battling the fiercest enemies inThe Legend of Zelda history. Collect materials and rupees to enhance your characters, upgrade weapons and dominate. Hyrule Warriors will be available on Sept. 26. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL World Duel Carnival – The firstYu-Gi-Oh! video game for Nintendo 3DS brings characters and stories from the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL animated series to life. Play as one of 12 characters, each with his or her own storyline, and battle with 40 Duelists from the TV show to compete in the World Duel Carnival. Enjoy multiple game modes, a tutorial and customization options as you play with more than 5,700 cards from the Yu-Gi-Oh!trading card game. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • NintendoeShop Sales
    • It’s your last chance to save up to 40 percent on select games starring fighters from the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. This week includes games featuring Kirby, Donkey Kong and other classic characters. Check out the games at http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers.
    • Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party is 30 percent off (reduced from $11.99 to $8.39) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 12 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
    • Armillo is 37 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 6 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
    • Swords & Soldiers is 33 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 9 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
    • Glory of Generals is 30 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $6.99) until 8:59 am PT on Oct. 9 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.

Coming soon:

  • Castlevania: Dracula X – Oct. 2 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Castlevania: Circle of the Moon – Oct. 9 (Virtual Console on Wii U)

Also new this week:

Thanks, Dennis B

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Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads For The US, Includes Mario Kart And Mega Man 5

Nintendo of America has revealed exactly which games you’ll be able to get your hands on via the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS eShop. Leading the charge this week is the iconic Mario Kart for the Wii U Virtual Console and also Mega Man 5. Here’s the games for this week.

  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Super Mario Kart – Hit the road with your favorite characters in the first game of the iconic Mario Kartseries. Super Mario Kart first launched on the Super NES in Japan on Aug. 27, 1992, and is releasing now on the Virtual Console in celebration of the game’s upcoming 22nd anniversary. The classic game offers crazy tracks that will test your gears in two single-player modes and three multiplayer modes. Use power-ups and gain the advantage to finish in first place. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
    • Mega Man 5 – Every Thursday in August, Nintendo and Capcom are bringing classic Mega Man games to the Virtual Console on the Wii U system. This week is NES classic Mega Man 5. In the fifth chapter of the original Mega Man series, the battle is closer to home as Mega Man fights to save the world from further destruction. Gain the advantage by picking up items and successfully defeating bosses to gain their weapons as your own. Get ready for 13 stages of intense action-platforming before fighting against Proto Man. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
    • Cybernator – In the year 2065 AD, the nations of Earth have split into two major powers: the Axis and the Federation. In this awesome Super NES action game, complete mission objectives as the fight spans across Earth, the moon and the vast expanse of space. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • Update for Steel Diver: Sub Wars – The latest update for Steel Diver: Sub Wars is here. Premium-version players get new local Friend Battle stages, new unlockable subs and crew, and new features that make it even easier to battle online with friends. The free version now allows players to purchase subs and use a single-play coin to battle online.
  • Virtual Console on Nintendo3DS
    • The Mysterious Murasame Castle – Remember Takamaru’s Ninja Castle in Nintendo Land for Wii U? That fun game is based on The Mysterious Murasame Castle. For the first time ever, the classic 1986 game is coming to North America. Play as young samurai apprentice Takamaru and infiltrate four castles before making your way to Murasame Castle. Use sword and shuriken attacks against swarms of enemies and unlock the secret behind the source of evil. Click here to view some game play.

Coming Soon

  • Double Dragon II – Aug. 14 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Life Force – Aug. 21 (Virtual Console on Wii U)

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Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads For The US

Wondering which games you’ll be able to download on your Nintendo platforms this week? Well Nintendo of America has revealed precisely what’s available. The big new release is ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red which is available to download on the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U. You can check out all the games, below.

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U and Nintendo3DS
    • ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red – The latest installment of the Unlimited series brings Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew on a new adventure with new characters. Dive into a wayfaring journey with fun-filled escapades, action-packed battles and powerful comrades. ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red is available now on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Click here to watch the latest trailer.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U and Nintendo3DS
    • Bases Loaded – Bases Loaded, the classic NES baseball game with an arcade feel, is now available for both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Select one of 12 teams, set your lineup from 30 players (each with different strengths) and then play a single game or try to win the pennant. Step up to the plate and find out why this is one of the most-loved baseball games on the NES.
  • NintendoeShop Sales
    • Swords & Soldiers 3D – Rewrite history as you take control of various factions in their global quest to win the favor of the Gods. Starting today through 9 a.m. PT on July 31, Swords & Soldiers 3D is available at the discounted price of $3.99 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
    • Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai – To celebrate the launch of the Nintendo eShop demo, Shin’en is offering the full version of Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai at the discounted price of $4.99 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. This offer lasts until 9 a.m. PT on July 24.
    • Witch & Hero – Starting today until 9 a.m. PT on July 31, Witch & Hero is 30 percent off in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
    • I’ve Got to Run! – For a limited time, I’ve Got to Run! is 40 percent off in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. This offer is valid from 9 a.m. PT on July 11 until 9 a.m. PT on July 13.

Also new this week:

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Here’s This Week’s US Nintendo Downloads

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Wii Party U – Invite your friends over… it’s time to party! Your living room becomes a party playground as you enjoy time together in comically themed board games and minigames that get everyone off the couch. Every kind of party can be found in this one unique package that takes advantage of your TV, Wii Remote controllers and the Wii U GamePad controller. Also available at retail, Wii Party U will now be available in the Nintendo eShop starting May 16.
    • Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails – Featuring a unique control system that allows for 360-degree platforming action and thrilling 2D shooting, Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails sees players glide along colorful glowing rails, leaping over the space station’s ample hazards and blasting back endless hordes of enemy rodents. The titular Scram Kitty offers helpful tips and feedback in real time via the TV screen as the player battles on the Wii U GamePad controller. Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails is available exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. Click here to check out the trailer.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Moon Chronicles – Experience Renegade Kid’s award-winning first-person shooter, remastered in glorious 3D. Moon Chronicles delivers an atmospheric sci-fi adventure with enhanced graphics and intuitive touch-screen controls for a truly unique experience – all running at a silky-smooth 60 frames per second. Moon Chronicles is available exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Click here to check out the trailer.
  • Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
    • Mega Man IV – It’s Mega May! Every Thursday in May, a different Mega Man game will launch in the Virtual Console section of the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. This week’s release is Mega Man IV, which originally launched on the Game Boy system in 1993. Join Mega Man and his friends on another mission to put a stop to Dr. Wily. This time, the mad scientist has used a mind-control machine to reprogram robots from the World Robot Exposition to do his bidding. Blast your way to victory with classic Mega Man game play. Click here to check out the trailer.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Adventures of Lolo – After the love of his life, Lala, is kidnapped by the devilish King Egger and taken to his haunted castle, our hero, Lolo, sets out to rescue her. The journey is perilous, as the Great Devil’s fortress is guarded by a massive army. But Lolo has a few tricks up his sleeve. He can move blocks to trap enemies, clear a path or use as a shield. He can also activate the Magic Shot that will turn enemies into eggs. But watch out, as a single touch from these creatures could spell trouble for our hero. Combining clever environmental puzzles with tricky enemies and an engaging style, Adventures of Lolo is a true NES classic.
  • Nintendo eShop Sales

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