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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, April 19, 2012

by Rainier on April 19, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. PDT

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. To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. . Use Parental Controls to restrict 3D mode for children 6 and under.

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3D Classics: Kid Icarus (Nintendo/$5.99/eShop/3DS)

The legend of Kid Icarus is retold in this 3D-enhanced version of the classic.

Relive Pit’s first adventure in the 3D Classics: Kid Icarus game as you venture from the depths of the underworld up to the heights of the sky palace. The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in an evil plot to control all. Play in 2D or 3D as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle. Are you the stuff of legend? Restore peace to Angel Land and prove your worth.

No. of Players: 1 player

Pyramids (Enjoy Gaming/$3.99/eShop/3DS)

Pyramids is a puzzle/platform game where an explorer tries to get out the pyramids with his loot. The task will not be easy. There are many dangerous traps and monsters that will put your dexterity and ingenuity to the test. The player will have the use of TNT and a gun but his best friend will be his shovel which allows him to create and destruct bricks. These bricks will be used as stairs, bridges, protections …

The explorer will venture through 54 challenging 3D levels, divided in 6 worlds.

At the end of each level, the player will obtain a star rating which will be used to unlock levels:

  • 1 star for finishing the level
  • 2 stars for finishing the level and stealing all the loots
  • 3 stars for finishing the level and stealing all the loots in a given time

The game will let the player use QR Code to unlock free new levels which are on the Pyramids web page.

Features

  • Escape from 54 trapped levels!
  • Only your skills and logic will save you from the dangerous Pyramid rooms.

No. of Players: 1 player

I Must Run! (Gamelion/$1.99/eShop/NDSi/3DS)

I Must Run! is a skill-based action running game. Jump across gaps between jail buildings, run through a subway station, and test your reflexes in a deadly dash over construction site cranes.

Reach the city center and save your wife. Remember, you have only 24 hours. Let's hope your fitness levels can cope, because you must run! Once you have completed story mode, try to achieve the highest score in the never-ending run in six available levels: Jail, Subway, Sewers, Construction Site, Suburbs and Rooftops.

Features

  • two engaging game modes
  • six absorbing levels
  • test your reflexes in a deadly dash

No. of Players: 1 player

Dinosaur Office Season 2 Premiere (available April 20 at 9 a.m. PT/Nintendo Video/3DS/eShop)

Need your fix of Cretaceous-period office destruction? Tune in to Nintendo Video this week for the premiere of Dinosaur Office Season 2!


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