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Nintendo Download 10-12-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 10-12-2009 (NA)

This week, we get 3 games, but it looks like a promising lineup.  We finally get Gravitronix for WiiWare, that was announced to come out last week — an interesting game for up to 8 players for only 500 points.  For DSiWare, we get a pinball game based on the ancient Greek Olympians, also for 500 points.  Finally, for Virtual […]

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Nintendo Download 10-5-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 10-5-2009 (NA)

This week, we get three games — that’s right, 3.  Well, if there aren’t going to be many, they better be good, right?  Well, we’re going to leave that up to you.  First up is the Virtual Console release of the original Final Fantasy for NES.  Then comes Thorium Wars for DSiWare, which is a futuristic 3D vehicle shooter that […]

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Nintendo Download 9/28/2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 9/28/2009 (NA)

Today is an interesting and exciting day for Nintendo owners. We start off with the second semester of Art Academy for DSiWare. If that’s not your thing, then you now have access to a grid-based multiplayer strategy game based on Dragon Quest.  On the WiiWare front, Arkanoid gets an update to a “Plus!” version, and we also get a top-down […]

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Nintendo Download 9-21-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 9-21-2009 (NA)

This week, in the Nintendo Download, we get a bunch of…ummm…stuff most of you will not care about.  Let’s start with the best and work our way down.  The (already released in Japan) game “You Me & the Cubes” seems to be an addictive puzzler, which looks really good. Next, we’re on to DSiWare for a cool little camera/photo app […]

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Nintendo Download 9-14-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 9-14-2009 (NA)

Oddly enough, Nintendo decided not to announce their new games via advance press release this week.  So, through some searching and waiting, we’ve got the list below.  It’s not a bad week, but we’re still shocked they did not announce it ahead of time like usual.  Maybe someone is on vacation… WiiWare Spaceball: Revolution Price: 800 Points Publisher: Virtual Games […]

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Nintendo Download 9-7-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 9-7-2009 (NA)

Here’s another week with not too many surprises.  First, we get the final entry in the Super Star Wars series with “Super Return of the Jedi” for VC. For WiiWare, we get the rebirth of Contra, which we expected but is still missing an online co-op mode.  Also for WiiWare, we get a Wii Remote guided adventure through space in […]

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Nintendo Download 8-31-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 8-31-2009 (NA)

It seems like another “catch-up” day for the North American download service.  Today, we get the 2nd chapter in Monkey Island, which has already released on the PC.  We also get a rather interesting, yet poor attempt at a WiiWare party game with 3-2-1 Rattle Battle.  The original Phantasy Star heads to the Virtual Console, perhaps in anticipation of the […]

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Nintendo Download 8-24-2009 (NA)

Nintendo Download 8-24-2009 (NA)

While the release list is significantly smaller than past weeks, at least it is solid.  Releasing for Virtual Console is the next Super Star Wars game, and it is bound to bring back great memories. For WiiWare, we get an update for Mr. Driller, which is designed to challenge the novice and the veteran.  Finally, as no big suprise, Pop+ […]

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Nintendo Download 8/17/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download 8/17/09 (NA)

Today, we seem to merely be catching up with Europe, as all but one game has already been released there. We also realize that the Super NES Star Wars games will not be released in consecutive weeks, as the second installment is missing from todays Virtual Console list.  Instead, we get the return of the ninja, Shinobi. For WiiWare, we […]

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Nintendo Download – 8/10/09

Big Names and Brilliant Games Make for a Must-See Downloadable Lineup There’s one word to describe the latest downloadable game offerings from Nintendo: phenomenal. For starters, Wii™ owners can dive into a space adventure for the ages as the Super NES™ classicSuper Star Wars™ makes its Virtual Console™ debut. WiiWare™ devotees have two extraordinary new titles to choose from, including […]

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Nintendo Download 8/3/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download 8/3/09 (NA)

This week, we see the return of the Virtual Console releases with a huge fan favorite — Tecmo Bowl (Arcade).  We also get a robot-fighting game for WiiWare that you can take online.  Along with OVERTURN, we get our first (?) M-Mature rated game on WiiWare as Gameloft brings their strip poker game to the Wii.  Rounding out the new […]

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Nintendo Download 7/27/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download 7/27/09 (NA)

This week, we get a long awaited re-make of an episodic series about monkeys and pirates, from the same people who brought you “Sam & Max” and “Strong Bad.”  We also get a side-scrolling Three Musketeers game where you control Porthos in a chance to save the day.  Finally, for WiiWare, we get a collection of 6 card games that […]

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Nintendo Download 7/20/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download 7/20/09 (NA)

NINTENDO DOWNLOAD: ART, CARDS AND CRYSTALS HAVE GAMERS SEEING SPOTS July 20, 2009 Looking for a big name to bolster your downloading agenda this week? We’ve got two words for you: FINAL FANTASY®. The latest additions to the ever-growing WiiWare™ game library include the new FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES®: My Life as a Darklord™, plus a fast-paced poker title and […]

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Nintendo Download 7/6/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download 7/6/09 (NA)

NINTENDO DOWNLOAD: BIT.TRIP CORE BRINGS WIIWARE LIBRARY TO 100 GAMES AND COUNTING July 6, 2009 Another year of American independence isn’t the only thing we’re celebrating this week. With new releases, including the hotly anticipated game BIT.TRIP CORE, Nintendo crosses the 100-game mark in its ever-growing WiiWare™ game library, a milestone that ought to keep fans ooh-ing and ahh-ing long […]

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Nintendo Download 6/29/09 (NA)

Nintendo Download 6/29/09 (NA)

NINTENDO DOWNLOAD – IT’S NO REEL FANTASY: WATER, SUDOKU AND SILVER STARS CAN BOOST YOUR SKILLS June 29, 2009 This week’s new downloadable games include a trio of WiiWare™ titles – two built around water-themed challenges and one designed to keep your mental chops in top shape. For Virtual Console™, you’ll find a memorable SEGA character making his return in […]

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