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NEW NINTENDO 3DS XL BUNDLE IS A DREAM COME TRUE FOR MARIO & LUIGI FANS
Dec. 2, 2013 - The Year of Luigi continues into the holiday shopping season. Starting today on the "Cyber Monday of Luigi," a limited-edition, silver-colored Nintendo 3DS XL system featuring a fun image of Luigi running with his brother Mario is now available for purchase. The sleek system comes pre-installed with the Mario & Luigi: Dream Team game at a suggested retail price of $199.99.
This new Nintendo 3DS XL system is just one of several Nintendo bundles recently announced. Other bundles include a Cobalt Blue Nintendo 3DS system that comes with the Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon game pre-installed at a suggested retail price of $169.99, as well as a gold-and-black Nintendo 3DS XL system that comes with a download code for a digital version of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for a suggested retail price of $219.99.
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is the well-received fourth game in the fan-favorite Mario & Luigi role-playing series. In the game, players journey into the imaginative dreams of Luigi to help save Pi'illo Island from a mysterious villain. Using the touch screen on the Nintendo 3DS system, players can manipulate a sleeping Luigi to make fantastical things happen in the dream world, such as altering the dream world environment and growing Luigi to gargantuan size.
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NINTENDO DOWNLOAD HIGHLIGHTS NEW DIGITAL CONTENT FOR NINTENDO SYSTEMS - NOV. 28, 2013
Nov. 28, 2013 - In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new titles weekly to the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U system as well as the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
SEGA 3D Classics – SEGA® of America Inc. is proud to announce the release of the SEGA 3D Classics series in the Nintendo eShop.
Enhanced with 3D game play, SEGA has rebuilt eight of its iconic arcade classics for the Nintendo 3DS system.
The series kicks off with the release of 3D Space Harrier™ and 3D Super Hang-On™, now available for download.
Visit the Nintendo eShop for more information on future releases.
Pokémon: BW Rival Destinies - Now Available – Starting today, follow the epic journey of fan-favorite Pokémon Trainer Ash in Pokémon: BW Rival Destinies in the Nintendo eShop.
Ten episodes of the animated series are now available, with five more episodes coming every week until Dec. 26.
Episodes 1-10: Available 11/28 - 1/4/2014
Episodes 11-15: Available 12/5 - 1/4/2014
Episodes 16-20: Available 12/12 - 1/4/2014
Episodes 21-25: Available 12/19 - 1/4/2014
Episodes 26-30: Available 12/26 - 1/4/2014
So be sure to visit the Nintendo eShop every Thursday to see what new adventures await Ash and his friends.
Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre - Experience the Louvre without even leaving home with an official guide in 3D!
Explore one of the greatest museums in the world without ever leaving your home!
Get up close and personal with each work of art through official photos, videos, and audio interviews with museum curators.
Discover the Louvre’s collection on a guided tour of specific masterpieces, or customize your own virtual walking tour through the museum.
In addition, certain masterpieces are viewable from different angles with special 3D photos and videos.
Going to Paris?
Enrich your visit to the Louvre museum and carry your Nintendo 3DS™ Guide: Louvre with you for official in-depth commentary as you walk each wing.
With all this and more supplemented by updates through the SpotPass™ feature, you’ll always have an up-to-date audio and visual guide to the world’s most legendary art collection!
My Exotic Farm - Play as a farmer in the savanna! Raise dozens of exotic animals. Cultivate your own land!
Play as a farmer in the savanna! Buy new animals, feed them, care for them and make your African farmyard a happy one to unlock lots of bonuses.
Cultivate your land to feed your ostriches, and gather their eggs to sell at the market.
Giraffes, lions, elephants, crocodiles… make your farm prosper like a real farmer!
Customize the name, size and color of your farm and animals, and trade your animals with those of your friends.
Race to the Line - Test your metal, take in the sights, and race to win!
Race in full 3D with famous cars.
Test your mettle against other drivers through treacherous tracks across three continents. Choose one of the 10 Vehicles to drive.
Take in the sights as you cruise through the famous landmarks in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Challenge yourself with three distinct modes, Challenge, Time Attack and Two player battles.
Compete in the USA, Europe & Asia.
8 tracks around the world.
4 types of competitions / challenges.
Win points to unlock new circuits, cars and paintings.
Young Justice: Legacy - One Will Rise. One Will Fall. One Will Die.
Experience an epic adventure that answers unsolved questions and includes never-before-seen action.
Assemble your team, level up and customize your characters while traveling the globe in search of justice.
Play as 16 different heroes and battle 12 devious villains.
Experience the dramatic events between seasons through a brand new original story.
Be mentored by the best--Batman, Superman and more!
Nintendo eShop Sales
Your favorite gaming friends – on sale now – We're kicking off the third week of Nintendo eShop discounts!
Starting today through 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 5, select Mario games are available at 30 percent off.
Save big on Mario Bros.™, Super Mario Bros.™, Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Mario World™ for Wii U™.
As well as Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2, Mario and Donkey Kong™: Minis on the Move and Super Mario Land 2™: 6 Golden Coins™ for Nintendo 3DS.
Be sure to visit the Nintendo eShop next Thursday to see what's on sale for the fourth and final week of this special promotion.
Shin Megami Tensei®IV – Add this to your list of Thanksgiving weekend sales.
Now through 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 2, Shin Megami Tensei IV for Nintendo 3DS is $20 off in the Nintendo eShop.
Chosen by the Gauntlet, YOU are the Samurai who will explore paths of law & chaos, and decide the fate of the world.
The Eastern Kingdom of Mikado is a city of the chosen, sitting on high and protected all around by towering walls.
Yet its people are at risk from an ongoing demon threat that the player as a newly appointed Samurai is duty-bound to fight against.
Throughout the player's journey, they must choose their own path.
The choices will affect them, other NPCs, and the overall outcome of the story. Decisions the player makes throughout the course of the story will have lasting repercussions, as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
New to the series?
Critics call Shin Megami Tensei IV one of the best entry points for the storied RPG franchise.
Contra® III: The Alien Wars™ - Two men will rise to the challenge and face the wrath of the alien invaders.
In the year 2636, the alien war continues on and it’s up to two soldiers, Bill Rizer and Lance Bean, to put a stop to the alien invasion.
The aliens have ravaged the Earth with their powerful organic and technological weapons.
Players can join with a partner and battle through 6 stages of non-stop run-and-gun action collecting power-ups including bombs, flamethrowers, spread shots, lasers and machine guns to take out the aliens.
Bill and Lance travel through war-torn cities, on air bikes, riding missiles and ultimately into the alien base to defeat the alien boss once and for all.
Ninja Gaiden™ III: The Ancient Ship of Doom - Clear Ryu's name and restore his honor in the final chapter to this classic series!
Join master ninja Ryu Hayabusa, last member of the famous Dragon Clan, in the third and final chapter of the legendary Ninja Gaiden saga.
Ryu is framed for FBI agent Irene Lew's murder, and it's up to him to clear his name.
Defeating superior life-forms created out of “life energy” called BIO-NOIDs and avoiding enemy ambushes are among the many obstacles which Ryu faces in this unpredictable adventure of mystery, deceit, and destruction.
Ryu's techniques have improved from last time—his ability to grab on to horizontal surfaces, his reduced falling speed and altered jumping maneuvers, as well as using power-ups give Ryu that extra advantage against his foes.
Help Ryu defeat the forces of evil once more and discover the real culprit behind Irene’s death as one of the most loved trilogies in video-game history comes to a close!
Heathcliff: Spot On - Spot the difference with an old favourite for lots of fun.
Heathcliff: Spot On is a spot the difference game.
Over 120 different comic pages exist and by finishing puzzles, players have the chance to earn high scores that they can compare with friends' high scores.
Correctly spotting the differences before the time limit will allow the player to come back to a comic at any time, as well as give them a chance to colour the comic in as they see fit.
Incorrectly guessing the differences will force the player to start over and try to spot the differences again.
Every ten levels, the game changes things up with a minigame.
Fun for the entire family!
To view this week's Nintendo Download in its full graphical version, please visit: http://news2know.net/nintendo/download5svxi970.php.
The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service and features games, applications and videos. Users can add money to their account balance by using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo Prepaid Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii U eShop or the Nintendo 3DS eShop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Wii Points Card™ and Nintendo DSi Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.
Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu, http://www.nintendo.com/wii, http://www.nintendo.com/3ds or http://www.nintendo.com/ds.
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COMING SOON TO THE NINTENDO ESHOP: MONA LISA, VENUS DE MILO AND THE REST OF THE LOUVRE
Nov. 27, 2013 - Nintendo has come up with some Nintendo 3DS software artistic enough to make even a 16th-century icon smile. For more than a year, visitors to the world-famous Louvre museum in Paris have been able to rent Nintendo 3DS systems loaded with software that serves as an interactive museum guide. Now Nintendo is making this software available to Nintendo 3DS owners everywhere. Owners with a broadband Internet connection can visit the Nintendo eShop beginning Dec. 2 and download the Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre software for $19.99.
Nintendo announced the availability of the software during a Nintendo Direct announcement today. To view the full Nintendo Direct video, visit http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct.
The software contains more than 600 images of artwork from the famed French museum, in addition to more than 400 3D photos of the museum's interior and nearly 30 hours of audio commentary. Users can zoom in and view select paintings up close, or take a three-dimensional look at famous sculptures like the Venus de Milo.
The software available in the Nintendo eShop has features not found in the Louvre version, including an artwork slide show and a mode that lets users select and admire particular works of art while the audio commentary plays. Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre will also receive updates when a new display is added, in order to stay on top of all the latest exhibitions in the actual Louvre. To access the updated content, users just connect to the Internet and select "Update Guide."
The new downloadable Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre software for the Nintendo 3DS portable system contains more than 600 images of artwork from the famed French museum, in addition to more than 400 3D photos of the museum's interior and nearly 30 hours of audio commentary. Users can zoom in and view select paintings up close, or take a three-dimensional look at famous sculptures.
A 3D video featuring the famed Venus de Milo sculpture can be viewed from the Nintendo eShop starting today, giving a taste of what Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre has to offer. The software is a great way to take a virtual tour of one of the world's most renowned museums, or it can be used as a planning tool, and during visits to the museum, for people who are inspired to take a trip to Paris to see the real thing.
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NINTENDO & SOUTHWEST AIRLINES BRING FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND FUN TOGETHER FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Mario Surprises Entire Flight with Free Wii U Consoles; Wii U Gaming Lounges Unveiled in Six Southwest Airlines Airports
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 26, 2013 – Nintendo and Southwest Airlines® surprised a full flight today, giving every single Customer on board a free Wii U console. More than 100 passengers on flight 1883 from New Orleans to Dallas Love Field received Nintendo's HD video game system after they were greeted upon arrival by Mario himself. Mario surprised the Customers with a special announcement during the flight, and Nintendo and Southwest Airlines representatives were on board to share in the fun.
The surprise kicked off a larger partnership between Nintendo and Southwest that will bring big smiles to thousands of travelers through the fun and interactive entertainment of Nintendo video game systems and games during this busy holiday season. As the official video game partner of Southwest Airlines, Nintendo is setting up Wii U Gaming Lounges in some of Southwest's most heavily trafficked airports between now and Dec. 22. Passengers can pass the time before boarding by playing Super Mario 3D World and other newly released games, if their travels take them through the following airports: Dallas Love Field, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Atlanta, Tampa Bay and St. Louis. Up to four players can join the fun at each game kiosk for free.
Mario has planned a holiday surprise for more than 100 Southwest Airlines Customers.
In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, passengers on Southwest Airlines flight 1883 from New Orleans to Dallas Love Field celebrate after learning that the entire flight will receive free Wii U systems on Nov. 26, 2013. Nintendo is partnering with Southwest Airlines to bring Wii U, Nintendo's newest home console, to terminals across the country to delight holiday travelers with family-friendly games.
In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Linda A. from Clearwater, FL, shows her excitement when Nintendo surprises passengers on Southwest Airlines flight 1883 from New Orleans to Dallas Love Field with vouchers for free Wii U systems. Nintendo is partnering with Southwest Airlines to bring Wii U, Nintendo's newest home console, and family-friendly games to holiday travelers in terminals across the country.
Consumers nationwide can also join the fun. Between now and Dec. 25, visitors to http://www.southwest.com/nintendo can enter for a chance to win one of 30 prize packages containing a pair of Southwest Airlines roundtrip tickets and one Wii U system. A new winner will be selected every day. Visit the website for full rules and details.
The Wii U console brings the innovation of a second screen to the world of video games, thanks to the touch-screen capabilities of the Wii U GamePad controller. It plays the latest HD games from Nintendo, and includes social interaction via Nintendo's Miiverse. It also plays the full library of Wii games and is compatible with accessories like the Wii Remote and Wii Balance Board.
In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, video game icon Mario greets Wilson N. from Ocoee, FL, one of the lucky passengers on Southwest Airlines flight 1883 from New Orleans to Dallas Love Field who received free Wii U systems on Nov. 26, 2013. As the official video game partner of Southwest Airlines, Nintendo is partnering with Southwest Airlines to bring Wii U, Nintendo's newest home console, and family-friendly games to terminals across the country this holiday season.
With a variety of home consoles and hand-held systems offered at various price points and a lineup of great games featuring classic characters that can't be played anywhere else, Nintendo offers travelers the best entertainment options to deliver smiles for the holiday season and beyond.
In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Dorcas H. from La Place, LA, is one of the first passengers to thank Mario for giving away free Wii U systems on a Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Dallas Love Field in Dallas, TX on Nov. 26, 2013. Nintendo is partnering with Southwest Airlines to bring Wii U, Nintendo's newest home console, to terminals across the country during the holiday season.
Remember that Wii U features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu.
About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1 billion video games and more than 659 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™ and Wii 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. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at http://www.nintendo.com.
About Southwest Airlines Co.: In its 43rd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 45,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually. Southwest is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded, and including wholly-owned subsidiary, AirTran Airways, operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world to serve 96 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and five near-international countries. Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for its triple bottom line approach that takes into account the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities it serves, and its commitment to efficiency and the planet. The 2012 Southwest Airlines One Report™ can be found at southwest.com/citizenship.
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