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Digital Download Thursdays

Check below for the press release, which details all of the downloads available this week. If you have a 3DS and haven’t yet done so, be sure to check out Nintendo Badge Arcade. It’s a free-to-start crane game that gifts you pins for your Home Screen.

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Nintendo Badge Arcade – Grab all the Nintendo-themed badges you can in this fun-filled crane-machine game, then arrange them into a custom HOME Menu theme for your Nintendo 3DS system. Unleash your creativity with dozens of digital badges to collect. Start your collection today with this free-to-start game in the Nintendo eShop!
    • Stella Glow – It’s time to start your journey. Use strategy, magic and weapons to defeat the Witch of Destruction and save the world! Stella Glow will be available on Nov. 17.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX – Take down massive hordes of aliens, robots and monsters to stop the evil Red Falcon from taking over the world! Awesome weapons include the Spread Shot, Laser and Flamethrower. This Game Boy Advance version of the classic game features new levels and graphics from the original Super NES version.

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  • You Have a New Client Waiting! – Felyne is a character from Capcom’s Monster Hunter game franchise, and he is looking for a home designer to help decorate his place in the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Fulfilling Felyne’s request will net you new and unique items for your catalog. Use Monster Hunter-themed items to make him feel right at home. Felyne is available for a limited time via SpotPass, so check the in-game Nintendo 3DS system on the second floor of Nook’s Homes to meet him and take him on as a client.
  • Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. “Emerald City” Tournament – See how your squad stacks up online in Nintendo’s Public Tournaments. Top players earn unique titles that are visible online and earn major bragging rights with your friends and around the world. The new “Emerald City” tournament runs Nov. 13 through Nov. 16. Opt in via the SpotPass feature on your Nintendo 3DS system for notifications about future tournaments. Good luck, agents!

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • Stella Glow: “The Witches and Bubu”

Also new this week:

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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