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Nintendo Download, December 2, 2021: Make it Brain!

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 Download adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.Nintendo Weekly Download

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch family of systems, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch family of systems both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

Featured Games on Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch:

Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain

Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain – Take on a series of brain-bending activities that test your mental mettle in the new multiplayer* party game that anyone can play!

You can boost your skills and speed by playing a wide variety of activities while also having a blast. Go brain-to-brain with friends and family in four-player matches to see who gets the highest score. Everyone can play together at varying difficulties, so a kid can hold their own against an adult in this battle of the brains!

The Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain game will be available on Dec. 3.

Want a sneak peek at the game? Download the free demo now in Nintendo eShop to try three activities in Solo and Party mode.

Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition

Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition – Immerse yourself in a world of magic in Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition. Make a new home in this enchanted Disney world and hang out with beloved Disney characters.

Explore Disney-themed worlds full of fun challenges, and live your dream life as you go on fun adventures, dance with Disney Princesses and soar with Mickey in Magical Dream parades! Get ready for hours of enchanted fun as you build your own Disney Magical World.

Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition will be available on Dec. 3rd.

Danganronpa Decadence

Danganronpa Decadence – You and your classmates have been pulled into a deadly game of whodunnit.

Survive a collection of four high-stakes games in Danganronpa Decadence.

The physical collection consists of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Anniversary EditionDanganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Anniversary EditionDanganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Anniversary Edition and the new Danganronpa S: Ultimate Summer Camp, a boardgame-style bonus game with new scenes and interactions between fan-favorite characters.

Play the visual novel collection or purchase any of the four games separately in Nintendo eShop.

Danganronpa Decadence will be available on Dec. 3.

Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space

Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space – This remastered version of Telltale’s second season of episodic Sam & Max games has been lovingly updated by a small team of the original developers.

Sam is a six-foot canine detective with a nose for justice. Max is a hyperkinetic rabbity  thing with a taste for mayhem. Together, they’re the Freelance Police – an irreverent comedy duo whose esoteric crime-fighting style has been entertaining comic book and video game fans for more than 30 years.

Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space will be available on Dec. 8th.

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

  • 6Souls – Available Dec. 3
  • 9-Ball Pocket – Available Dec. 7
  • Arcade Archives PHOZON
  • Archvale
  • Armed to the Gears
  • Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All!
  • Astro Rangers
  • Ball laB – Available Dec. 8
  • Beyond a Steel Sky – Available Dec. 7
  • Castle on the Coast
  • Construction Site Driver – Available Dec. 3
  • Crazy Trucks
  • Dairoku: Agents of Sakuratani
  • Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders – Available Dec. 3
  • Ever Forward – Available Dec. 7
  • Football Battle
  • Ghost Sync
  • Guardian of Lore
  • Jigsaw Fun: Wonderful Nature
  • Let’s Sing 2022
  • LOVE 3 – Available Dec. 7
  • Mind Scanners
  • Miracle Snack Shop
  • My Last First Kiss
  • Paradise Lost – Available Dec. 3
  • Pretty Girls Mahjong Solitaire – Blue
  • Pretty Girls Mahjong Solitaire – Green
  • The Kids We Were

Transient Extended Edition

Transient: Extended Edition – Lovecraft meets sci-fi. Solve puzzles. Hack systems. Explore other dimensions.

From the creators of CONARIUM and the DARKNESS WITHIN series, comes TRANSIENT, a Lovecraftian Cyberpunk thriller.

In the distant, post-apocalyptic future, what is left of mankind lives in an enclosed citadel created to survive the harsh outside environment. Delve deep into this dystopian world and investigate what is happening to you and your friends. Solve puzzles, hack systems and plug in to explore other dimensions. Discover a truth that might tear apart your sanity and question your very existence.

Experience TRANSIENT like never before in the Extended Edition. Go beyond what you know with additional gameplay, a brand-new ending and an assortment of quality of life improvements.

“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change” ― Heraclitus

Available Dec. 8th.

  • Word Forward – Available Dec. 3
  • World Quiz

Digital Spotlight:

The Game Award Nominees  On Dec. 9, The Game Awards airs at 5 p.m. PT. The annual event celebrates outstanding achievements in the global video game industry, and Nintendo is honored to have several games nominated for awards.

The Game Awards

If you’d like to experience some of these Nintendo Switch games before the grand event, you’re in luck! Head over to Nintendo eShop today and start browsing (formal wear optional).

Join Samus Aran on the deadly planet ZDR in the latest critically acclaimed entry in the Metroid series, Metroid Dread, which is nominated for Game of the Year and Best Action/Adventure. Team up and take down the opposition in the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon’s first five-on-five strategic team battle game Pokémon UNITE, which is nominated for Best Mobile Game. Or, explore lush scenery on unknown islands to snap photos of Pokémon in their natural habitats in New Pokémon Snap, which is nominated for Best Family Game.

Also nominated in the Best Family Game category is Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, offering two Mario adventures in one – jump into multiplayer mayhem in the Super Mario 3D World adventure, or face a ferocious, mad and huge Bowser alongside Bowser Jr.! Of course, for other Nintendo characters with a wild streak, you’ll want to check out WarioWare: Get It Together!. This wacky blast of mayhem is nominated for Best Family Game, and you’ll get to gather the whole WarioWare Inc. gang together for this comedic, cooperative microgame mashup. You can keep the party going with Best Family Game-nominated Mario Party Superstars – a superstar collection of classic Mario Party gameboards and minigames.

And if you’re curious about what the future holds for Link and his grand adventures, you can purchase The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The upcoming sequel to this game has been nominated in the Most Anticipated Game category.

Dive in today to see what has all the critics (and Bokoblins) buzzing! It’s also an honor to have many games from Nintendo’s publishing and development partners nominated, including MONSTER HUNTER RISEShin Megami Tensei VBoyfriend DungeonFortnite and more. Check out the full list of nominees at


Cuddle Up With Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Cuddle Up With Animal Crossing: New Horizons – It may be cold outside, but you can create a warm and cozy scene right inside your living room with a wonderful prize pack from the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Cozy Winter Sweepstakes**, which ends on Dec. 8. Enter for a chance to win prizes that may inspire you to turn up the heat on your Animal Crossing: New Horizons gameplay!

For more details, visit

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
    • Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week at

Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. UltimateLuigi’s Mansion 3Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit

With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with newly added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC and retro SEGA Genesis games.

My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit for more details.

Remember that the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo Switch players who register a Nintendo Account gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about parental controls on Nintendo Switch and other features, visit and

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* Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.

** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13 years old or older. Sweepstakes begins 1:00 p.m. PT on 11/1/2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on 12/8/2021.  To enter, you must (1) have a Nintendo Account; (2) visit; (3) sign in to your Nintendo Account, and (4) redeem 10 Platinum Points per entry at the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Cozy Winter Sweepstakes page as stated in Official Rules. There will be ten (10) winners. Each winner will receive one (1) My Nintendo exclusive Animal Crossing: New Horizons Mink Sherpa plush blanket (ARV: $150.00 USD), one (1) Club Mocchi Mocchi Nintendo® Animal Crossing™ Mega 15" Plush – Isabelle (ARV $42.99 USD), one (1) PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch™-Animal Crossing™ (ARV: $27.99 USD), and one (1) Hasbro Gaming Monopoly Animal Crossing™: New Horizons Edition Board Game (ARV $26.49 USD). Total ARV of each prize: $247.47 USD. Total ARV of all prizes: $2,474.70 USD. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

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