Nintendo Download: November 21st (North America)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

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We’re just one day away from two critically acclaimed, highly anticipated games arriving on Wii U and 3DS in North America. Oh yeah, and there’s Mario Party: Island Tour. My tasteless joke aside, this week’s Nintendo Download reminds us of greatness on the horizon. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Super Mario 3D World and Mario Party: Island Tour are all arriving at retail and on the Nintendo eShop for their respective systems on November 22nd…you know, tomorrow. Also: The Wii U Virtual Console offers up Brawl Brothers while we all wait for Super Mario Bros. 3 to arrive eventually.

Mega Man 4 characters

One last thing worth noting: Nintendo’s been doing this sort of “Character Sale” where they pick a Nintendo hero and offer his or her games at sale price. Last week was Zelda focused and, among other things, offered Link’s Awakening DX at a discount. Did you take advantage? Determined to keep up consistent quality, this week offers select Mega Man games at a reduced price. Check out the full Press Release below for more information and to take a look at all the games coming in the next week!


Nov. 21, 2013

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

Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
Super Mario™ 3D World – Leap into the first multiplayer Mario™ platformer set in a 3D world! Play as Mario, Luigi™, Princess Peach™ and Toad™ – each with his or her own special skills. Climb walls with the new cat power-up to find secrets or pounce on enemies. Enjoy a solo romp or add friends for instant Mario multiplayer magic! Super Mario 3D World will be available at midnight on Nov. 22.

EDGE – The award-winning, retro-style platform game has arrived on Wii U. Roll your way around the game’s dozens of levels, search for all the prisms and find shortcuts, all while enjoying the 8-bit-inspired soundtrack.

Virtual Console™ on Wii U™
Brawl Brothers – Get ready for a brawl in this side-scrolling beat-’em-up Super NES™ classic. Play solo or two-player co-op, and select from five capable martial artists of Bayside City. Set a score with the villains that have been suspiciously cloning humans – even people you know.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds – Two worlds collide in a new adventure set in the world of Super NES™ classic The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past™. In this newly spun tale, Link™ transforms into a living painting to cross into Lorule, a dark, parallel dimension that mirrors Hyrule. Conquer the puzzles, traps and hidden rooms of deadly dungeons to save both worlds from certain doom. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds will be available at midnight on Nov. 22.

Mario Party: Island Tour – Face off against friends and family in the first Mario Party game on Nintendo 3DS. Connect up to four players via local wireless and take on seven new game boards (additional systems required; sold separately), new modes that take full advantage of the unique features of Nintendo 3DS and more than 80 new mini-games.Mario Party: Island Tour will be available at midnight on Nov. 22.

Phoenix Wright®: Ace Attorney® – Dual Destinies (DLC) – Phoenix Wright makes his return in “Turnabout Reclaimed,” a new case forPhoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. In this case, the Ace Attorney himself heads to the Shipshape Aquarium to meet new client Sasha Buckler and the accused killer … whale. Phoenix Wright must fight for his own redemption on account of this being his very first case after reclaiming his attorney badge. Download “Turnabout Reclaimed,” a prequel to the cases of Dual Destines, today.

Nintendo eShop Sale
Your favorite gaming friends – on sale now – The savings continue! Starting today, select games featuring your favorite blue-helmeted hero Mega Man are available at a special discount. Now through 9 a.m. PT on Nov. 28, save 30 percent each on Mega ManMega Man 2,Mega Man 3, and Mega Man 4 on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Be sure to visit the Nintendo eShop each Thursday to see what’s on sale next.

Also new this week:
• Coaster Crazy Deluxe® (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
• The Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
• City Connection (Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS)
• Christmas Wonderland 3 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Jewel Match 3 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Ohno Odyssey (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Hands On! Tangrams (DSiWare™ on Nintendo DSi™)

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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