Nintendo Download: October 31st (North America)

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

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There’s a good selection in this week’s Nintendo Download. Super Castlevania IV for the SNES is now available on the Wii U’s Virtual Console for $7.99. Nintendo will also release a free 31-day trial for Wii Fit U on the eShop on November 1st. If you have a Wii Balance Board, you can download the free trial and try it out for yourself. After the 31 days are up, you’ll have to buy a Fit Meter ($19.99) and sync it to the game if you want to keep playing.

Meanwhile, the 3DS gets only one new Virtual Console game in the form of Milon’s Secret Castle for the NES ($4.99). There will also be a special discount for Shin Megami Tensei IV on the eShop running from November 4th to the 11th. The game will be priced at $39.99 instead of $49.99 within that time.


Oct. 31, 2013

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

Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
Wii Fit™ U – Trial Version – With Wii Fit U, you can create fitness routines, review progress and compare with friends in online Gym Communities and Miiverse™. Shape up with more than 70 fun activities, from new ones using the Wii U GamePad controller to Wii Fit favorites. Current Wii U and Wii Balance Board owners can download Wii Fit U from the Nintendo eShop and use it free for 31 days. Then purchase and sync a Fit Meter to keep the game for as long as you like. A Fit Meter sells at a suggested retail price of only $19.99. Wii Fit U will be available on Nov. 1.

LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes – LEGO Marvel Super Heroes features an original story scanning the entire Marvel Universe. Players take control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Marvel characters as they unite to stop Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a super-weapon capable of destroying the world.

Virtual Console™ on Wii U
Super Castlevania IV – In Super Castlevania IV – originally released on the Super NES™ in 1991 – players arm the legendary whip and take on the role of Simon Belmont on a quest to defeat Dracula and his evil minions. Using many additional weapons, including axes, holy water, crosses, knives and a magical stopwatch that can stop the flow of time, Simon must travel through 11 stages to reach Dracula’s Castle, all the while overcoming perilous traps and hideous monsters.

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS™
Milon’s Secret Castle® – In Milon’s Secret Castle, Milon must explore the depths of a maze-like castle while defeating monsters that roam its corridors. The challenging game was originally released for the NES™ in 1986.

Nintendo eShop Sales
Shin Megami Tensei®IV – Buy Shin Megami Tensei IV for $10 off Nov. 4-11 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Critics call this one of the best entry points for the franchise. The game puts you in charge of fighting and recruiting demons in an epic RPG adventure.

BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien – Featuring five exciting worlds, 125 levels and five death-defying Boss battles, BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is 33 percent off in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U from Nov. 1 until 9 a.m. on Nov. 7.

Also new this week:
• LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes: Universe in Peril – Full Game and Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Angry Bunnies (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Arcade Classics 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Ben 10 Omniverse™ 2 (Nintendo eShop on Wii U) – Available Nov. 5
• Ben 10 Omniverse™ 2 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Nov. 5
• Beyblade Evolution (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Nov. 5
• Saban’s Power Rangers Megaforce (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Nov. 5
• AiRace Speed – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

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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, or

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