Nintendo Download: October 17th (North America)

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

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Hometown Story | Nintendo Download

There’s a decent amount of content in this week’s Nintendo Download. The Wii U gets both Mighty Switch Force! 2 on the eShop and Urban Champion for the NES ($4.99) on the Virtual Console. Also, the digital version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut will be available for $49.99 on the eShop on October 22nd.

Meanwhile, the 3DS finally gets Hulu Plus as well as the digital version of Hometown Story for $39.99 on the eShop on October 22nd. In addition, Steamworld Dig will be getting a 20% discount from now until October 20th.


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

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™
Hulu Plus – Hulu Plus offers unlimited instant streaming of current hit shows, classic series and acclaimed movies. Watch any current-season episode of top shows like Modern FamilyCommunity,The Vampire DiariesFamily Guy and many more. Enjoy family favorites such as SpongeBob SquarePantsiCarlyBig Time RushWord WorldDragon Ball Z and others. Hulu Plus is only $7.99 a month.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
Mighty Switch Force!™ 2 – Combat the Planetary Inferno in the shape-shifting, dimension-melding world of Mighty Switch Force! 2. In the sequel to the universally acclaimed Mighty Switch Force!, familiar friends and foes return, along with exciting new ones. Grab your super-powered fire hose and embark on a brain-bending search-and-rescue mission in the newest game in the Mightyseries.

Just Dance® Kids 2014 – Featuring more than 30 fun and crazy dance routines to kids’ favorite songs – including hits from today’s most popular artists, TV shows and movies – Just Dance Kids 2014 gets kids of all ages up and dancing with colorful graphics, super-fun dance moves and kid-friendly game play. Just Dance Kids 2014 will be available on Oct. 22.

Virtual Console™ on Wii U™
Urban Champion – Find out if you have what it takes to make it on the rough city streets against the toughest brawlers around. Use a combination of punches to knock your opponent out, while avoiding police or being bonked on the head by a flower pot. Spar against a computer bully or a friend.

Nintendo eShop Sale
SteamWorld Dig – The sensational Nintendo 3DS hit SteamWorld Dig from Image & Form is on sale for 20 percent off. Download the critically acclaimed game in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS for this reduced price from Oct. 17 to 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 20. Can you dig it? Get SteamWorld Dignow!

Also new this week:
• Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut (Nintendo eShop on Wii U) – Available Oct. 22
• Clu Clu Land™ (Virtual Console on Wii U)
• 101 Penguin Pets 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Brunch Panic (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Hometown Story (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 22
• Jewel Master: Cradle of Rome 2 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• My Vet Practice 3D – In the Country (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
• Pinball: Revenge of the Gator (Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS)
• Snow Moto Racing 3D (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.

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