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Nintendo Download: Mega Man August begins with MM5

Also, Super Mario Kart
Aug 07
Today is a very Virtual Console-y day on Nintendo Download, with Super Mario Kart, Mega Man 5, and Cybernator coming to the Wii U. Also, Jett Tailfin and Shut the Box come to the Wii U eShop. On the 3DS we have... read
Also three free Mercedes-Benz cars
[Update: Nintendo has confirmed an August 27 launch for the update in North America as well. Find the full list of improvements below.] Welcome Nintendo to the modern age of gaming with downloadable content! Hey, at least th... read feature

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Nintendo Download: Mega Man Battle Network

Also, Steel Empire
Jul 31
It's Mega Man day again! This week, Mega Man Battle Network is hitting the Wii U eShop. If you haven't played the series before, it takes the classic formula and turns it on its head with a card-like grid-based battle sy... read
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Nintendo Download: Blaster Master

Also, Siesta Fiesta and Wooden Sen'SeY
Jul 24
Every week, I choose a game to feature in each issue of Nintendo Download, and Blaster Master is very near and dear to my heart. It was one of the first games I really "got" as a kid, and I spent hours learning twitch re... read
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Nintendo Download: Mr. Driller 2

Also, Strike Force Foxx
Jul 17
The Wii U is taking a week off it seems, as there are only a one game on the menu for today -- Mr. Driller 2 -- a GameBoy Advance Virtual Console title. Little Inferno is discounted by 50% until July 24th.... read
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Nintendo Download: One Piece Unlimited World Red

Also, Bases Loaded
Jul 10
The big highlight for today on Wii U is One Piece Unlimited World Red, be warned Wii U owners -- the download is roughly 11 GB! On the rest of the Wii U side we have Bases Loaded and The Letter. That's all, folks. The 3DS has... read
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Nintendo Download: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition

Also, a Tomodachi Life demo
Jul 03
The headliner this week on Wii U is easily Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, which is a fantastic Metroidvania that any Nintendo fan will love. Check out my full write-up here as well as the original review f... read
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Nintendo Download: Shovel Knight!

Also, Castlevania III
Jun 26
The time has finally come for Shovel Knight to hit the Wii U and 3DS! You can check out our review here, the differences between the platforms here, and our tips guide here. As for the rest of Wii U land, there's Castlev... read
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Nintendo Download: Pushmo World

Also, Super Dodge Ball
Jun 19
The Wii U is seeing a particularly nice week with Pushmo World, the third game in the Pushmo franchise. Then there's GEOM, How to Survive, Color Zen Kids and Another World - 20th Anniversary Edition. You can al... read
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Nintendo Download: Nintendo's E3 eShop sale

Also, Pac-Man Collection and Pac-Land
Jun 12
I was really hoping for an insanely cool "it's available right now" E3 week eShop announcement, but it was not meant to be. Instead, we have this gigantic Wii U and 3DS digtal sale, lasting until June 16th. In terms of new co... read
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Nintendo Download: Tomodachi Life

Also, 1001 Spikes and Minish Cap
Jun 05
It's a good week for Nintendo downloads. The Wii U is headlined by the amazing 1001 Spikes, which will be getting a full review soon from Jonathan Holmes. You'll also find How to Train Your Dragon 2, Chubbins, I've Got to Run... read
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Nintendo Download: Mario Kart 8

Also, Mega Man Xtreme 2
May 29
The Wii U gets one of its only major releases in sight this year in the form of Mario Kart 8, and it's fantastic -- play it. Also, Ittle Dew drops today, as does Gravity Badgers and the incredible Klonoa: Empire of Dreams (VC... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega May gets more exciting with Mega Man V

Also, Squid's Odyssey and Swords and Soldiers
May 22
This week's Wii U offerings are decent, with Street Fighter Alpha 2 (VC), the billionth version of Swords and Soldiers (although this one has separate GamePad and TV multiplayer), Squid's Odyssey, and Fit Music. On the 3DS ... read

GameStop spring sale is in full swing

There's offers on Max Payne, Outlast, and Skyrim
May 21
GameStop never gets much notice for selling PC games to download and I'll admit, part of that comes down to me living in the UK and GameStop being almost non-existent here. I know everyone gears themselves up for the Steam su... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega May continues with Mega Man IV

Also, Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails
May 15
Oddly enough, the Wii U is getting a "new" eShop release in the form of Wii Party U, which was only available at retail formerly. It's also getting Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails, as well as Color Zen. Not the worst week ... read
Plants vs. Zombies

Pick up Plants vs. Zombies for free on Origin

Zombie ga yatte kita!
May 08
If you're looking for a reason to see the bright side about using Origin, you can pick up Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year Edition there currently for the low, low price of free. I realize that doesn't exactly make up for... read
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Nintendo Download: It's Mega [Man] May!

Also, Grinsia and Wario Land 4
May 08
It's Mega Man May over at the Nintendo eShop, which means more old Mega Man games for dedicated fans -- but first, let's see what the Wii U eshop has to offer. Let's see...Wario Land 4 on the GBA Virtual Consol... read
Mass Effect 3

Thank the Goddess! Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC is free on PSN

Snap up some additional Mass Effect goodness
May 02
If you've been holding off on purchasing additional Mass Effect DLC because of the sticker shock, today's your lucky day -- if you're a PS3 player, at least. The Mass Effect 3: Omega DLC pack is currently free via PSN for US ... read

Blizzard releases The Lost Vikings and Rock 'n Roll Racing for free

You don't even have to click through an ad to download 'em
May 02
Everyone needs more games to add to their digital collection, right? How about Blizzard's The Lost Vikings and Rock 'n Roll Racing? They're now available to download for free via Blizzard's service. Just ignor... read
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Nintendo Download: Kirby: Triple Deluxe and Mario Golf 3DS

Also, Mega Man Xtreme and Mach Rider
May 01
It's a pretty exciting week for the 3DS, but first, the Wii U stuff. This week on the Wii U eShop, you can pick up Abyss, Stick it to the Man, and Mach Rider. But the 3DS is really where it's at, with a few major Nintendo rel... read
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Nintendo Download: NES Remix 2, Child of Light

Also, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3
Apr 24
It's actually a great week for the Wii U in this issue of Nintendo Download, as NES Remix 2 is set to hit the eShop on April 25th, and Child of Light will drop on April 29th. Expect our Child of Light review ne... read
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Nintendo Download: Super Mario Bros. 3!

Also, Golden Sun
Apr 17
This is the week you've all been waiting for, as Super Mario Bros. 3 is hitting the Wii U and 3DS Virtually Consoles -- just in time for the upcoming release of NES Remix 2. The Wii U is also getting Golden Sun, and F-Zero: M... read

Child of Light trailer shows off world of Lemuria

Apr 14
A new trailer for upcoming Ubisoft RPG Child of Light shows off the watercolor world of Lemuria. We already knew this game is going to be a treat for the eyes, but this new world tour video shows us that we've got so much mo... read
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Nintendo Download: More GBA games on the Wii U!

Also, Conception II
Apr 10
The Wii U is getting even more Game Boy Advance titles this week, in the form of Kirby & The Amazing Mirror as well as WarioWare Inc. Also appearing on the Wii U is My Exotic Farm, and My Farm is getting a perma... read
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Nintendo Download: GBA games on the Wii U!

Also, Rusty's Real Deal Baseball
Apr 03
Today is a landmark day for Nintendo, as the Game Boy Advance has hit the Wii U. You can grab Advance Wars, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and Metroid Fusion for $7.99 each. The Wii U is also getting Batman: Arkham Origin... read
An epic tale of nostalgia
Last year, the news of Ubisoft making an old-school throwback to the JRPG genre took a number of people by surprise. When Destructoid got the chance to check it out, there was a healthy amount of curiosity around it. Not too ... read feature

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Nintendo Download: Sonic Lost World Zelda DLC

Also, Dr. Mario and Clu Clu Land
Mar 27
As a kid who grew up with both Nintendo and Sega consoles, never in my wildest dreams did I imagine a crossover, but here we are with Wii U Sonic Lost World DLC in the form of The Legend of Zelda Zone. Expect impres... read
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Nintendo Download: Pokemon Battle Trozei

Also, a Conception II demo and Yumi's Odd Odyssey
Mar 20
The Wii U has another relatively slow week with Volleyball, Hello Kitty Kruisers, Pure Chess, and free Wii Sports Club access from March 21st (9AM PST) until March 23rd (12AM PST). There's also a minor sale going on invo... read
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Nintendo Download: Yoshi's New Island

Also, Lost Levels
Mar 13
In Wii U news, Castlestorm has new DLC available and Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels has been added to the Virtual Console. That's it for Wii U news (sadface). Yoshi's New Island is the heavy hitter for the 3DS th... read
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Nintendo Download: NES Open Tournament Golf

Also, Adventure Island II
Mar 06
The Wii U isn't getting much today, as the headliner is NES Open Tournament Golf for the Virtual Console. If you've paying attention, this is one of the inclusions in NES Remix 2, so expect all of those listed games to m... read
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Nintendo Download: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy

Also, Tappingo
Feb 27
It's another big week for the 3DS, and another small one for the Wii U. On the Wii U side, we have My Farm, Renegade (Virtual Console), and Knytt Underground has a sale, bringing it down to $6.50. Not a whole lot on... read
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Nintendo Download: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Also, Weapon Shop de Omasse and Inazuma Eleven
Feb 20
The big release this week is clearly Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, which is hitting the Wii U this Friday both digitally and by way of retail. That's about the only real release on Wii U this week though, as the only ... read

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