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

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Nintendo Download (NDSi/3DS/Wii) Thursday, January 5, 2012

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2012 @ 6:44 p.m. PST

Nintendo Co., Ltd., an interactive entertainment company based out of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 3.1 billion video games and more than 526 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Super NES, Nintendo 64 and Nintendo GameCube systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere.

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

WiiWare

Zombii Attack (Gamers Digital/500 Wii Points)

Zombii Attack is an arcade survival game.

In an infected metropolitan city over-flowing with hungry zombies, you must stay alive armed with a only a giant slingshot and ammo such as anvils, tires, experimental highly-explosive z-bombs and even the undead themselves.

The action is fast paced and frantic. You must grab items quickly and slingshot them at zombies before they eat you using the Wii Remote in a realistic natural motion to load and fire.

Locate and destroy secret zombie hiding places in order to earn special weapons,ammo, armor and much more.

You launch, or you're lunch, it's up to you!

Features

  • 18 exciting fully destructible metropolitan levels
  • Physics based arcade action with fully realized ragdoll physics
  • 8 types of evil zombies, 8 exciting weapons, 1 mean slingshot
  • The brilliant Dr. Zii - ... and YOU saving mankind!

No. of Players: 1 player

Nintendo DSiWare/3DS eShop

Samurai Sword Destiny (UFO Interactive Games/$5.99/eShop/3DS)

Samurai Sword Destiny is a character action game that will challenge players of all levels.

You control a deadly female samurai, Akane, with a single goal in mind: to find and bring her missing elder brother home. On Akane’s quest, she will encounter deadly ambushes, invade enemy castle rooftops, and square off against seemingly indomitable opponents. With the help of dozens of upgrades available to enhance her fighting abilities, Akane just might have a fighting chance against the forces that stand in her path!

Features

  • Intense side-scrolling action
  • Beautiful hand-drawn artwork
  • Intuitive Controls: Stylus or Buttons

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. Use Parental Controls to restrict 3D mode for children 6 and under.

No. of Players: 1 player

Quick Fill Q (Agetec/$1.99/eShop/DSiWare)

Keep On Rollin’

Q is a spherical creature who rolls on without stopping. However, holes appear in the way to try and stop Q's progress. Fill the holes using swift thinking and precise controls so Q can keep on rolling...

Break blocks in the shape of various holes, so Q can roll safely over them. Depending on the difficulty level, the size of the holes will increase. When Q rolls past a certain distance, Q begins to speed up. When the game ends, the distance traveled by Q is recorded. The top five records for each difficulty level will be saved.

Quick Fill Q is a non-stop, easy to learn puzzle game that provides hours of fun for the entire family…

Features

  • Various difficulty levels
  • Increasing speed for skillful play
  • High records saved

No. of Players: 1 player

3 Heroes: Crystal Soul (CIRCLE Entertainment/$ 4.99/eShop/3DS)

Crystennia, is an ancient kingdom that uses Crystal Soul as its main energy source. The kingdom is facing the threat of monsters created by Rune Crystals.

As the Crystal Champion, you must protect the kingdom by defeating monsters and collecting various kinds of natural energy released by them.

Features

  • Puzzle based gameplay featuring RPG elements
  • Utilize your strategic skills to destroy bosses in battle
  • Dominate each terrain with easy to learn controls

No. of Players: 1 player

Swapnote (Nintendo/$0/eShop/3DS)

Create handwritten 3D notes and send them to your friends! Add stationery, photos, sound recordings, and more!

Swapnote lets you create handwritten notes and then share those notes with other Swapnote users on your friend list via the SpotPass and StreetPass features. Nintendo might even send notes to you too! As your note collection grows and you spend Play Coins, you’ll unlock new features and be able to personalize messages even further by changing stationery patterns, attaching photos and sound recordings, writing and drawing in 3D, and more. You’ll even be able to surprise your friends with secret notes that they can only open on a certain date! Passing handwritten notes to your friends is a breeze, regardless of whether they’re sitting across the room...or across the world!

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.
Use Parental Controls to restrict 3D mode for children 6 and under.

No. of Players: 1 player


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