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NINTENDO DOWNLOAD HIGHLIGHTS NEW DIGITAL CONTENT FOR NINTENDO SYSTEMS - MAR. 1, 2012
March 1, 2012 - The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service and features games, applications and videos in both 2D and 3D. Users can add money to their virtual wallets using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo 3DS Prepaid Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card.
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Crush™3D (demo version) – THE ‘CRUSH’ MECHANIC – Navigate across the endless platforms of Danny’s mind by ‘crushing’ your way from a 2-dimensional world to a 3-dimensional world and back again whenever you need to. Discover how ‘crushing’ takes you to impossible heights, over insurmountable obstacles, and even disposes of dangerous enemies.
DOZENS OF LEVELS – Over 50 levels of mind stretching puzzles spread across four stunning environments, each recreating a specific aspect of Danny’s inner world.
COLLECT & UNLOCK – Collect all marbles and memories in each level to obtain exclusive art and costumes. Grab trophies to unlock a special challenge mode that lets you play levels with limited time and crushes available.
NEVER BE STUCK! – Get to grips with the game via an all new tutorial and hint system that help you learn the ropes of CRUSH3D and reveals hints whenever you’re stuck in a level.
STREETPASS – use the groundbreaking STREETPASS functionality to exchange gifts with your friends and earn Gift Points to unlock more exclusive bonuses!
Imagine being able to change from a 3D world to a 2D world at the touch of a button…
Reinvented for the Nintendo 3DS, CRUSH3D is the unique platform game that gives you the ability to change perspective from 2D to 3D as you try to solve brain-teasing puzzles.
CRUSH 3D tells the story of Danny, an inquisitive character who volunteers to test his friend’s amazing C.R.U.S.H. machine. This weird invention gives him amazing powers to explore his own dreams and fears, however, the machine soon becomes so attached to Danny, it traps him in his own subconscious. Now Danny needs your skills to help him escape.
Packed with the best gameplay from the original CRUSH game plus a whole host of exciting new 3D features, CRUSH3D takes platform gaming to a level that’s as hard to put down, as it is to escape from…
This demo is now available on Nintendo eShop.
Metroid™ – It's you against the evil Mother Brain in the thrilling battle of Metroid!
The first installment of the immensely successful Metroid series introduces us to the hideous title creatures and the slick, cybernetic bounty hunter Samus Aran. As Samus™, your mission is to penetrate the space pirates' home planet, Zebes, and keep them from destroying the galaxy with the dangerous life forms known as Metroids. Metroid has all the high-tech weaponry, creepy tunnels and crawly alien creatures that anyone could ask for.
With its deep and complex game play, excellent music and a rare sense of setting, it establishes a frightening ambience that will haunt and entertain you for a very long time.
Aahh! Spot The Difference – Demonstrate your skills of observation in this addictive "Spot the Difference" game! Complete 40 challenging levels in 4 unique scenarios by spotting the differences between the upper and lower screen.
But you must be quick, as most of the objects and the camera are constantly moving. You can also test your skills in three additional modes: Survival, Speed Attack and Time Attack. You will earn one star for finding the required number of differences, two stars will be awarded if you find more, and if you find all the differences in the level you will receive three stars.
Aya and the Cubes of Light (demo version) - Keep on the Light! Solve the cubic mazes and rekindle the stars! Exceptional hybrid of puzzle, platform game and 3D action!
What's gotten into Cseom!? Instead of keeping the Cubes running, he's taking the Energy Packs out of the terminals! The Cubes are the power sources of the stars, and if they stop working it gets dark!
Play Aya, the daughter of the Cube Corporation. Teleport onto the Cubes to collect the Energy Packs to get the Cube engines working again. But it's not that easy to find your way around; you'll have to think around outside the box and mustn't get disorientated, even when you're upside down!
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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 to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS™ system, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursdays.
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, Nintendo 3DS 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/wii, http://www.nintendo.com/3ds or http://www.nintendo.com/ds.
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