Drop by the Nintendo eShop and Nintendo DSi Shop to check out the

latest games and content available this Thursday

Murdered by ruthless mobsters, your girlfriend in

peril after being kidnapped and held for ransom, there is no way you are

going to rest in peace in Avenging Spirit. With a mob on the hunt for

the secrets of the ghost energy, you take on six challenging levels by

inhabiting one of 20 creatures that will help you take your vengeance. 

Originally released on Game Boy™, Avenging Spirit will now be available

for the first time to Nintendo 3DS owners via the Nintendo eShop. Weave

your way past enemies, take possession of your creatures and spirit your

woman away from the gangsters before it is too late in this classic


Check out the latest offerings below which are also available for

download this week via the Nintendo eShop and Nintendo DSi Shop.



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Further Info Contact

Avenging Spirit


Nintendo 3DS

(Virtual Console)

Nintendo eShop


Nintendo @ Bell Pottinger             0207 861 2868 

Game Description: Avenge your murder and rescue your girlfriend from

the mob in this classic Game Boy title. 

GO Series 

Fishing Resort


Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop


Tony Byus

Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop

200 Nintendo DSi Points

Game Description: Feel the swing of the fishing rod as you cast, the

tension in the line as you reel in the fish and its weight as you catch

it with the net. Use the Nintendo DS Stylus to feel every bite, tug and

pull. Buy new rods, lines, floats and bait, take part in challenges and

trade Member's Cards and Rankings with friends via wireless


Hearts Spades Euchre 


Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop


Marco Sczepansky

Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop 

500 Nintendo DSi Points 

Game Description: Heart Spades Euchre offers the most popular card

games in one collection. You can modify the rules to suit the games you

are playing and set the AI opponents from beginner to pro difficulty

level. Challenge your friends in a local multiplayer game with up to

four players per game copy. Celebrate your victories and use the

integrated speech and text chat functions to enhance the game


Oscar's World Tour 

(Virtual Playground)

Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop


Colin Courtney 

Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop 

500 Nintendo DSi Points 

Game Description: Oscar is back, with more great fun and zany non-stop

action, set over seven new exciting Worlds. Your mission is to swim, fly

and run through these Worlds collecting baby Oscars that have become

scattered throughout the levels, armed with your secret weapon, a Yo-Yo

that you can use to swing from platform to platform and also zap those

nasty enemies in some of the craziest platform levels you’ll ever play.

Note to Editors:

The Nintendo eShop is a digital store for Nintendo 3DS owners that

provides access to a wide variety of free & paid for downloadable

content each Thursday, which includes – 

· Original 3D software

· 3D Classics - games that have been re-mastered in 3D 

· Virtual Console - Game Boy and Game Boy Color games in their

original 2D glory

· Extensive library of Nintendo DSiWare games. 

Visitors can also view video game trailers, screenshots and product

information for games, including those available at retail locations. 

In order for Nintendo 3DS owners to gain access to the Nintendo eShop,

a system update must be performed via a wireless broadband internet

connection. To perform the free and simple recommended system update,

Nintendo 3DS users can simply: Start the “System Settings” from the Home

Menu, Select “Other Settings” and scroll the page right to select

“System Update.” 

Those who perform the system update will gain access to the Nintendo

eShop and will be able to download the new Nintendo Video application

for free, providing access to a range of new and exclusive 2D and 3D

video content on their Nintendo 3DS system. 

Nintendo eShop users can also download for free, the new Pokédex 3D

application. Start collecting data for more than 150 Pokémon from the

Pokémon Black and Pokémon White Version games. This new application

lets users see each Pokémon in 3D with animated motion and sound.

The system update will also provide users with access to a free

Internet Browser, the ability to receive SpotPass content from supported

public WiFi hotspots across Europe, as well as providing Nintendo DSi

and Nintendo DSi XL owners the ability to easily transfer most of their

previously purchased Nintendo DSiWare games to their Nintendo 3DS


Users can also add funds to their virtual wallets using their credit

card or a Nintendo eShop Card (available in stores soon), browse the

selections and then click to download the games they want. 

As the Nintendo eShop, Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop are

continually updated with games and applications each Thursday; make sure

you keep checking the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop, Wii Shop

Channel and Nintendo Channel for all the latest news and releases on

already available and upcoming games and applications. 

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™ home console, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™

family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo

Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.7 billion video

games and more than 600 million hardware units globally, including the

current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and

Nintendo DSi™ XL, 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 Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was

established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations

in Europe.

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