Nintendo Download: October 3rd (North America)

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

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Rhythm Thief & The Emperor's Treasure - Phantom R | Nintendo Download

The Wii U Virtual Console finally gets some new content in this week’s Nintendo Download! Capcom has decided to release the first three Final Fight games on the eShop. Final Fight, Final Fight 2, and Final Fight 3 for the SNES are all available for $7.99. In addition, Capcom is running a promotion where buying one of these three Final Fight games will allow you to purchase any of their other fighting games for 50% off. This includes games like Street Fighter II: Turbo: Hyper Fighting. Also, Little Inferno is currently discounted to 50%, or $7.49, from now until October 9th.

Meanwhile, the 3DS gets Picross e3 ($5.99) and a Witch & Hero demo for its eShop. In addition, SEGA has released a digital version of Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure on the eShop for $19.99. Considering the game isn’t available online at GameStop and physical copies of the game are fairly pricey on Amazon, now would be a great time to check it out if you haven’t already. Our own Jeff Neuenschwander gave it a 4.5 out of 5 in his review, so you’d definitely be getting your money’s worth.


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NINTENDO DOWNLOAD HIGHLIGHTS NEW DIGITAL CONTENT FOR NINTENDO SYSTEMS – OCT. 3, 2013

Oct. 3, 2013

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

Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
Just Dance® 2014 – The party is back! Just Dance 2014 is bringing new moves to more than 40 of today’s hottest tracks and legendary hits. Take the fun to another level by playing with anyone in the world, leading back-up dancers or using the Wii U GamePad controller to dish out the next move to up to four other players. Just Dance 2014 is available on Oct. 8.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS™
IndieCade – The IndieCade Festival, happening in Los Angeles on Oct. 3 through Oct. 6, is the largest U.S. game celebration to encourage, cultivate and publicize the independent gaming sector. Find out which creative and innovative games will appear in the Nintendo booth.

Nintendo eShop Sales
Final Fight™ Promo – Starting today, buy Final Fight, Final Fight 2 or Final Fight 3 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and get 50 percent off the purchase of another fighting game, like Street Fighter II’ Turbo: Hyper Fighting and other selected games. This offer is good until 9 a.m. on Oct. 10.

Little Inferno – Burn flaming logs, screaming robots, credit cards, batteries, exploding fish, unstable nuclear devices and tiny galaxies in an adventure that takes place almost entirely in front of a fireplace. Starting Oct. 3, download Little Inferno in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U at 50 percent off until 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 9.

Also new this week:
TNT Racers – Nitro Machines Edition (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Family Bowling 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Halloween: Trick or Treat 2 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Happy Circus (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
PICROSS e3 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure™ (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Witch & Hero – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Jewel Quest 5 – The Sleepless Star (DSiWare™ on Nintendo DSi™ / Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

To view this week’s Nintendo Download in its full graphical version, please visit: http://news2know.net/nintendo/downloadT87he59p.php.

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new titles weekly to the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U system as well as the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.

The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service and features games, applications and videos. Users can add money to their account balance by using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo Prepaid Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii U eShop or the Nintendo 3DS eShop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Wii Points Card™ and Nintendo DSi Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu, http://www.nintendo.com/wii, http://www.nintendo.com/3ds or http://www.nintendo.com/ds.

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  • Alex Martinez

    Finally! I’ve been waiting for Rhythm Thief to go digital. Missed my chance to get a physical copy and have been regretting it.

  • James Best

    So many 3DS games I need to play have got a digital release, and a nice price cut to boot.