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Nintendo Download (NDSi/3DS/Wii) Thursday, April 26, 2012

by Rainier on April 26, 2012 @ 5:49 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.

Nintendo DSiWare/3DS eShop

Block Factory (Enjoy Gaming/$3.99/eShop/3DS)

Welcome to Block Factory! Block Factory is the place where Falling Block Puzzle Games are created.

The game starts in the main hub. From this main hub you can play the four predefined games or any other games you create or acquire. The aim of the games is to avoid filling the playfield till the top. When a block hits the top of the playfield, the game will be over. Sharing and importing games permits unlocking of locked backgrounds and block types.

Features

  • Create and invent your own falling block puzzle games.
  • Or play the 4 predefined games.
  • Share your creations everywhere with StreetPass or QR Code images.
  • Share your highscores through QR Code exchange.

No. of Players: 1 player

Chuck E. Cheese's Arcade Room (UFO Interactive Games/$4.99/eShop/3DS)

Chuck E. Cheese's Arcade Room is a fun and exciting video game that digitally recreates the magic of being at a Chuck E. Cheese's!

Many games and prizes await you in Chuck E. Cheese's® Arcade Room! Polish off your toy hammer and Smash-a-Munch! Make consecutive shots to go on fire in Basketball Frenzy! Ride like the wind in Jasper’s Racing! You can even customize your very own Chuck E. Cheese’s® avatar! The object of the game is to have fun, play games, and collect tickets. Various prizes and toys in the gift shop are redeemable with tickets.

Features

  • Recreate the magic of being at Chuck E. Cheese's!
  • Customize your very own Chuck E. Cheese's avatar!
  • Have fun, play games, and collect tickets to redeem for prizes and toys!

No. of Players: 1 player

Virtual Console

Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers (Capcom/800 Wii Points)

Your fearless street fighters are now available in the classic Mega Drive version of Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers. Battle in elimination tournaments with Ryu’s new flaming fireball and Ken’s new Dragon Punch. Fight head-to-head locally and compete against other challengers in heated online battles.

Pick from 16 different fighters from around the globe, including the original 12 fighters and four new contenders: Cammy, a British special-forces agent who will drill her challengers through the sky; T. Hawk, an indigenous warrior from Mexico looking for his prey from up above; Fei-Long, an action star from Hong Kong ready to unleash his fierce Dragon Kick; and Dee Jay, a Jamaican kickboxer looking for his next musical inspiration.

No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous

I Fight Dragons Video Premiere (available April 23 at 9 a.m. PT/Nintendo Video/3DS/eShop)

Chiptune rock band I Fight Dragons takes you on a space adventure in the premiere of the music video "Save World Get Girl." If you love video games, you'll love this hilarious video from chiptunes experts I Fight Dragons! Follow the band's adventure through space as they battle aliens and monsters to "Save World Get Girl."


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