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Nintendo Responsible For Limited Use eShop Demos?

Both the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U offer free downloadable demos from the Nintendo eShop. For some reason, the demos have a limited number of uses. Once you download a demo, you can play it a certain amount of times. For example, the Project X Zone demo has only five uses, even though the full game launches in more than […]

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E3 Demos Are Always Unlikely To Hit The Nintendo eShop

Earlier this month, Nintendo announced that it has plans to release E3 demos in select Best Buy stores across North America. Because fewer than 10 percent of Best Buy locations will be offering the demos during E3 week, not everyone will get a chance to play the unreleased games… so why won’t the demos come to the Nintendo eShop, for […]

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Nintendo Says Wii U Demo Play Limits Set By Publishers

Nintendo has confirmed that the play limits imposed on Wii U demos are actually set by the publisher, rather than Nintendo themselves. Currently FIFA 13 is 10 uses, while Rayman Legends is 30 uses. Sonic & Sega All-Star Racing Transformed is 15. Although it’s down to the publishers how many goes you actually get on demos, it’s likely that Nintendo implemented […]

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Sonic Racing Demo For Wii U And More Come To eShop Today

Nintendo of America has announced that it’s releasing a demo for Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed on the Wii U eShop. The company also revealed that there will be a demo for Adventure Time: Hey Ice King why’d you steal our garbage?!! on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Both demos are available today in North America, so go and download them.

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Wii U Demo Interface Shown

The demonstration pods at the Nintendo World store In New York now showcase a special demo screen which allows you to browse the cover art for any of the demo software on Wii U. People have pointed out that the interface for the demos is similar to that of the modded Wii USB loader screens. The demonstration pods allow you to […]