Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels resurfaces on Nintendo 3DS

27th December 2012 –Nintendo 3DS players can put their Super Mario skills to the test in Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels or try a demo of LEGO® Lord Of The Rings™.

New on Virtual Console for Nintendo 3DS


Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels


Nintendo 3DS

(NES, Virtual Console)

Nintendo eShop  €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)

Nintendo UK PR


Game Description: Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels is a true video game treasure. Released only in Japan, this sequel to the smash hit platformer was never brought to the west in its original NES version. Later released on Virtual Console for Wii, now you can experience this rare classic in all its 8-bit glory on your Nintendo 3DS.The Lost Levels expands on Super Mario Bros. with tough new level designs, trickier enemies, and new features like fierce winds that blow Mario away. It's the ultimate challenge for any Mario fan. Are you up to the task?
New Demo for Nintendo 3DS


LEGO® Lord Of The Rings™ (Warner Bros) Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop  Free Download


Mark Ward


Game Description: Based on The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy, LEGO® The Lord of the Rings takes you through the epic story events reimagined with the humour and endless variety of LEGO play.  Trusted with the dangerous task to destroy an ancient magical ring that threatens all that is good, Frodo is forced to leave his peaceful home.  But the ring wants to be found and the road to Mount Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed, will be perilous and riddled with Orcs and fouler things. 
New titles for Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DSi


Rabi Lady (Agetec) Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop €1.99

(£1.79 UK Only)

Mark Johnson


Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop 200 Points


Game Description: Alice is a spunky young girl who adores her fluffy pet rabbit named Rabi. One day Alice was looking for Rabi and finally found him right before he jumped into a small hole in a tree. Without thinking twice, Alice jumped in after him. This is where their magical adventure begins. Both Alice and Rabi have their own unique abilities and you must switch between them in order to complete each area and ultimately escape the labyrinth's grasp. The labyrinth awaits you...
Academy Chess Puzzles

(Gamelion Studios)

Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop €1.99

(£1.79 UK Only)

Sebastian Szczygiel


Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop 200 Points


Game Description: Play chess like never before and solve hundreds of puzzles in Academy: Chess Puzzles. Whether you're an advanced chess player or you've just started the adventure with this exciting game – you will spend hours finding solutions to 750 brain-twisting chess puzzles. Two modes, achievements, and intuitive stylus and button controls guarantee an enjoyable and satisfying adventure with Academy: Chess Puzzles.
New on Virtual Console for Wii


World Heroes 2

(D4 Enterprise)


(Virtual Console)

Wii Shop Channel  900 Wii Points


Shinta Ogura


Game Description: World Heroes 2 is a fighting game released in 1993 by ADK, featuring characters based on heroes throughout history like Hanzou, Janne and Captain Kidd - there are 14 characters in all from which to choose. The game includes the ability to throw back and reflect projectiles, making it a simple yet in-depth play system. One unusual aspect is the introduction of two game modes, each with different sets of rules. Normal Mode is the standard best-of-two bouts type match, and Death Match Mode is more extreme than that of the previous title, with a 10 count, sudden death system. These two modes make for thrilling and fervent battles that will keep you playing over and over.

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