WiiWare fans this week should get ready for some action and adventure in ANIMA Ark of Sinners as it becomes available to download from the Wii Shop Channel

Fortified Zone becomes available to download from the Nintendo eShop this week. This is a classic action game in which you take control of two different characters and explore various stages while defeating enemies who are creating a powerful secret weapon.

WiiWare this week offers you Anima Ark of Sinners where you can join Celia as you explore the huge and fascinating world of Ark. Take on a plethora of adversaries and control Celia’s countless combat movements with multiple combos and special attacks. This fascinating world of adventure will unravel both the deepest secrets of the city... and of her own soul.

Check out the latest offerings below which are also available for download this week via the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and Wii Shop Channel.


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 DSiWareTM games.

Visitors can also view video game trailers, screen shots 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.”

Performing the system update will allow users to access a free download of 3D Classics ExcitebikeTM, the original NES Excitebike game, re-mastered in 3D for a limited time period up until 7th July 2011. Also available for free download from the Nintendo eShop is 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.

Puzzle Fever

(Korner Entertainment)

Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo eShop (DSiW are)


Nacho Fernández

Nintendo DSi

Nintendo DSi Shop

500 Nintendo DSi Points

Game Description: Put your puzzle skills to the test and challenge other players to prove their mental agility. Each puzzle consists of pieces that must be fitted together on a board.

ANIMA Ark of Sinners (Anima Game Studio)


Wii Shop Channel (WiiWare)

1,000 Wii Points

Carlos Blas García Aparicio

Game Description: Join Celia in an astounding journey through the fascinating world of Ark. Battle hordes of foes and make countless combat movements in an adventure that will reveal to the deepest secrets of the city.

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 systems.

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.

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