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Nintendo Download (NDSi/3DS/Wii) Thursday, August 30, 2012

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2012 @ 11:18 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. 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

SpeedX 3D (Gamelion/$3.99/3DS/eShop)

SpeedX 3D for Nintendo 3DS is a stunning tunnel racer that tests a player's skill and transports him or her into a trance filled with great electronic music and hypnotic graphics

SpeedX 3D offers four game modes introducing the player to more and more challenging places at a speed that increases with every second. The question is: how far can the player go without losing concentration? Four game modes - Stages, Endless, Survival, and Zones - will test even the most experienced players. Speed beyond the limits - first-person view and 3D effects immerse the player in the game world and deliver brand new emotions. Start small - a perfect learning curve will hook new players and hold the attention of even the most proficient.

Features

  • Stunning endless tunnel racer
  • Great electronic music and hypnotic graphics
  • Four game modes - Stages, Endless, Survival, and Zones
  • How far can you go without losing concentration?

No. of Players: 1 player

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (Square Enix/Demo/3DS/eShop)

Tap and slide to the rhythm of over 70 tracks from the Final Fantasy series while joining forces with iconic characters and facing off against memorable monsters and villains. Unlock unique items and deeper challenges in three exciting game modes, as you help restore the Music Crystal to its former radiance!

Enhance your game play experience even more by downloading additional songs from your favorite Final Fantasy titles. The songs below are available for in-game download now. Check back regularly for updates.

FF SeriesSong Title
FF2Battle Theme 1
FF4The Final Battle
FF11Fighters of the Crystal
FF13Fighting Fate
FF5In Search of Light
FF7Cosmo Canyon
FF8Ride On
FF10A Fleeting Dream
FFV13Somnus
FF13Desperate Struggle
FF11Sarutabaruta
FF6Battle
FF7Fight On!
FF13-2Etro's Champion
FF11Battle Theme
FF3Battle 1
FF10A Contest of Aeons
FF13The Archlyte Steppe
FF11The Sanctuary of Zi'Tah
FF3Crystal Cave
FF10Movement in Green
FF13March of Dreadnoughts
FF11Gustaberg
FF3The Crystal Tower
FF10Battle Theme
FF12The Dalmasca Estersand
FF9The Darkness of Eternity
FF3This is the Last Battle
FF10Challenge
FF12Desperate Fight
FF09Battle 2
FF05The Final Battle
FF10Otherworld
FF12The Royal City of Ranabastre / Town Ward Upper Stratum
FF09The Final Battle
FF05Battle 1

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Toki Tori (Two Tribes/$3.99/3DS/eShop)

Get cracking on an egg-cellent adventure.

He may be a small, yellow chicken, but Toki Tori is no coward. He’s the hero of this egg-cellent puzzle platformer. He must rescue all of his kidnapped brothers and sisters, who are still in their fragile eggs.

In this Game Boy Color classic from 2001, you must keep Toki Tori safe by avoiding monsters and traps while working out how to collect all the eggs in each level before time runs out. Luckily, there are lots of items to aid Toki Tori’s mission.

This game is only playable in 2D.

No. of Players: 1 player

Outdoors Unleashed: Africa 3D (Teyon/$3.99/3DS/eShop)

Head into the deepest reaches of Africa, armed with your wits, your skills, and an array of high-powered weapons and accessories!

Experience action arcade hunting excitement like never before as you explore 35 challenging missions across a variety of terrain. Match the right weapon to the situation to maximize your score, as you hunt over 15 different big game animals and birds. Pull off amazing long shots, zoom in for spectacular head shots, and take down dangerous predators before they attack!

Earn achievements, purchase new weapons, and aim for the best score as you fight your way through the safari!

Features

  • Fast-paced arcade hunting action.
  • Outfit your hunter with an array of over 30 weapons, scopes and hunting accessories.
  • Hunt over 15 big game animals, including the Big 5: Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion and Elephant
  • Venture into 35 unique and dangerous environments, each with it's own threats and rewards.
  • Match the right weapon to the task and maximize your score.
  • Stalk your prey through the open plains, into murky swamps, over rocky cliffs and into an abandoned gold mine.

No. of Players: 1 player

Escape the Virus: Shoot'em Up (Teyon/$1.99/3DS/eShop/NDSiWare)

The battle for micro-world domination is not over yet!

Escape the Virus, an action puzzle series, is back with totally new game-play modes. In the Shooter mode the prey is now the predator. You will chase down and shoot hordes of vicious viruses. It’s time to take the medicine! In the Territory mode you will protect certain zones and prevent enemies from getting too close to them. Accumulate enough energy and the zone will disappear giving you more time to smash enemies. Never stop running and dodging to avoid hostile attacks. Use all bonus items, power-ups and ammo and don’t let the enemies surpass you. Get into the ultimate DNA warfare and kick viruses out of the micro-world once and for all!

Features

  • 2 exciting modes of game-play: Shooter and Territory
  • Special bonuses such as a vaccine or a life power-up
  • Hectic action testing your reflex
  • Easy-to-play but challenging game-play

No. of Players: 1 player

AWOLNATION is Back! (video/available Aug. 31 at 6 a.m. PT)

Following up on the incredible stop-motion hit "Not Your Fault," AWOLNATION returns to Nintendo Video for the 3D video premiere of their latest hit song! If heading back to school has you feeling a bit rebellious, don’t miss this 3D video premiere of the latest hit song from Nintendo Video favorite, AWOLNATION!


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