May 17, 2012
This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Mario Kart™ 7 update now available – Visit the Nintendo eShop to download the update for Mario Kart 7. This update is required for online multiplayer mode. For more information, visit http://mariokart7.nintendo.com/announcement. (For Nintendo 3DS™)
Men in Black™ 3 in 3D (available May 18 at 6 a.m. PT) – They're back! Men in Black hit Nintendo Video this week with the trailer for the latest installment in this epic franchise. (For Nintendo 3DS)
Kirby's Block Ball™ – Kirby™ takes center stage in this frenzied, block-clearing free-for-all. Use the paddles on all four sides of the screen to bounce Kirby around and destroy the blocks and enemies. (For Nintendo 3DS)
Rayman® Origins (demo version) – Meet the new crazy. Rayman Origins is a comic adventure set in a lush world with more than 60 levels, teeming with secrets and crazy enemies. Taking advantage of the StreetPass™ feature, you can share your progression, number of collectibles, time played, unlocked achievements and avatar with others. A demo version is now available in the Nintendo eShop. (For Nintendo 3DS)
Also new this week:
• Chronicles of Vampires: The Awakening (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare™)
To view this week's Nintendo Download in its full graphical version, please visit: http://www.news2know.net/nintendo/downloadtzH09was.php.
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 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.
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.