Nintendo Download: April 4th (North America)

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

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Nintendo Download

Well how about that! The Wii U has got some significant content for this week’s Nintendo Download. Two Tribe’s latest game, Toki Tori 2 will be available this week. Not only that, but it will be available at a special launch-week discount. It you purchase the game from now until next week, you’ll only have to spend $13.49 instead of its normal $14.99 price. You can also get NAM-1975 for the Neo Geo on the Wii’s Virtual Console this week for 900 points.

The 3DS also has some interesting content this week. In addition to the NES version of Castlevania ($4.99) coming to the 3DS Virtual Console, there will be an update available for Colors! 3D that lets you follow your favorite artists, search for specific paintings, and take part in special challenges. You can download the update on April 5th. Also, escapeVektor has been marked down to $4.99 for this week. If you haven’t picked it up before, now’s a good opportunity to do so.

Finally, some new DLC is available for both Fire Emblem: Awakening and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity. For Fire Emblem: Awakening, the next map in the Rogues & Redeemers pack is available for $3 this week. Completing this map will allow you to recruit Celica from Fire Emblem Gaiden. For Gates to Infinity, four new DLC dungeons are available for you to purchase. Ivy Park and Scalchop Beach, which let you befriend Snivy and Oshawott respectively, are available for $2 each. The Kecleon Bazaar, which lets you purchase a bunch of rare items, is available for $2.50. The Ultimate Wilds, which starts your party at level 5 and has 99 floors, is available for $3.




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

Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
Toki Tori 2 – Toki Tori 2 is a puzzle adventure game in which you explore a lush forest island inhabited by strange creatures. Whistle and stomp to influence their behavior and solve the puzzles. Toki Tori 2 launches with an introductory sale price of $13.49 through April 19, and then will be available for the regular price of $14.99.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™
Castlevania® – Take arms as Simon Belmont as you make your way through six monstrous floors filled with bats, ghosts, zombies and every kind of ghoulish creature imaginable. Use the legendary whip and a host of deadly weapons to battle your way to Dracula’s chamber in this timeless classic that started it all.

Colors! 3D Update Available April 5
A major Colors! 3D update on April 5 will deliver a wealth of new features: Follow your favorite artists, participate in painting challenges, and tag and search paintings.

Nintendo eShop Sale – escapeVektor
Vektor has been imprisoned inside the CPU and he needs your help to escape. For a limited time, download escapeVektor from the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at a discounted price of $4.99.

Also new this week:
• Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Gabrielle’s Ghostly Groove™ 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• NAM-1975 (Virtual Console on Wii)
• New DLC: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (For 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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