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Platform(s): Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Wii, WiiU
Genre: Hardware

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Nintendo Download (NDSi/3DS/Wii) Friday, November 4, 2011

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2011 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT

Nintendo manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii, NDS, 3DS, and Wii U systems. Since 1983, when it launched the NES, Nintendo has sold more than 3.1 billion video games and more than 526 million hardware units globally, including the Wii, Wii U, NDS, 3DS, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, SNES, N64 and GameCube systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon.

Note: Some demo versions do not support all game features, and players cannot save their in-game progress in demo versions.

WiiWare

Gnomz (QubicGames/1000 Wii Points)

Welcome to the world of Gnomz. Gnomz is a new exciting arcade fighter for the WiiWare service. Gnomz allows up to four Players to play against each other and/or AI in three different game modes.

Features

  • real-time action multiplayer gnome battle platformer
  • 25 gnomish action-packed arenas
  • magical power-ups, flying elephants, deadly rainbows
  • hours of gnome bashing, smashing, bumping and dumping

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Nintendo DSiWare/3DS eShop

1950s Lawn Mower Kids (Zordix AB/$4.99/eShop/3DS)

Your mission is to mow lawns while avoiding dogs, ducks, cats and people like grumpy old Joe in a beautiful suburban 1950s American setting.

Control time and speed with Mr. Mowman's mysterious contraptions. Lead the kids Tom, Nancy and Tim out of danger. Avoid mowing down intricate flowerbeds, crashing into well laid tables and angry animals. The key to success is keeping all three kids moving and to use the abilities of each kid to your advantage. Remember, ill tempered old Joe will keep an eye out for sloppy children that mow down his flowers!

Features

  • Multitasking gameplay: Control 3 kids simultaneous.
  • Unique mowers, abilities and powerups for each kid.
  • Devious pets and old Joe who chases flower-mowing kids.
  • Increasing speed for skillful play.

No. of Players: 1 player

Balloon Kid (Nintendo/$2.99/eShop/3DS)

Take to the skies in a balloon to save your younger brother.

In the little town of Pencilvania, there lived a brother and sister who loved to play with balloons. Alice and her younger brother Jim would spend countless days filling the skies with their balloons. One day, Jim filled all of his balloons and tied them together to make a beautiful balloon rainbow across the sky. But suddenly, a strong wind came and carried Jim away.

As Alice, you must save your brother from peril. Float through eight different stages as you follow Jim’s trail of balloons. Collect as many balloons as possible to earn bonuses. Test your piloting skills to avoid enemies, or let go of your balloons to face enemies on the ground.

In “Balloon Trip” mode, compete for the highest score and move up the ranks.

Take a big gulp of courage and give Alice a hand as she searches for her missing brother.

To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. All screenshots and videos on this website have been captured in 2D mode.

No. of Players: 1 player

House M.D. - Episode 4: Crashed (Legacy Interactive/$7.99/eShop/3DS)

Join Dr. House and his diagnostic team and race against the clock to solve a new medical mystery.

Dr. Gregory House and his elite diagnostic team race against the clock to unravel a new medical mystery. An aging reality- TV host seems to care less about his own health than his fame and reputation. Track down the correct diagnosis by interviewing and examining the patient, running lab tests, searching locations and even performing surgery.

Features

  • Join Dr. House and his elite diagnostic team.
  • Race against the clock to solve a new medical mystery.

The Legend of Zelda Main Theme Medley (Video/Available Nov 1, 2011)

The Legend of Zelda Main Theme Medley was performed by a full orchestra. This and other songs will be included on a CD packed with the initial production runs of The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword.

No. of Players: 1 player


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