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Nintendo Digital Download: Expand Your Adventures In Hyrule

The first big expansion is coming to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild tomorrow! The Master Trials includes a host of new features, a new challenge mode, and more! It’s part of the Expansion Pass that costs $19.99. The second DLC, which will contain a new dungeon and additional story comes later this fall.

The Wii U gets a couple of TurboGrafx-16 games added to the Virtual Console. Both Bonk 3 and Devil’s Crush are now available for you to tackle!

GoNNER comes to the Switch. If you like 2D platformers with some Roguelike elements, this one could be for you.

For the rest of the news, check out the official press release below:


This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • GoNNERGoNNER from Raw Fury and Art in Heart is a challenging, procedurally generated 2D platformer with roguelike elements. The game follows the largely misunderstood and altruistic Ikk on a journey to cheer up his only friend in this world – a giant land-bound whale named Sally – by searching for just the right trinket in the deep and dark places nearby.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • BONK 3 Bonk’s Big Adventure – It’s up to Bonk once again to thwart the plans of the evil King Drool in this TurboGrafx-16 platformer. There are seven rounds scattered throughout the Dinosaur Kingdom, each one filled with fun contraptions and comical enemies. Depending on the situation, you can change your size to bonk your way through a dead end or to get a hard-to-reach item. And if that’s not enough, you can grab a friend and put your heads together to defeat King Drool in the two-player mode.
    • Devil’s Crush – In this TurboGrafx-16 pinball game, shoot the ball onto the board with the Devil Shooter, and then use flippers to rack up a high score. Complete certain conditions to play up to six different bonus stages. The game’s ominous theme is enhanced by its enemies: wandering skeleton knights, sorcerers and even a giant face that changes from a goddess to a sinister serpent.
New DLC:
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Expansion Pass: The Master Trials (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch or Wii U) – More adventures await in the Master Trials pack, available June 30. By completing the Trial of the Sword challenge, Link will prove that he has grown worthy, and the Master Sword will be awakened to always be in its glowing, powered-up state while usable. Master Mode ups the challenge, Hero’s Path mode tracks 200 hours of footsteps on the map, the Travel Medallion creates a warp point, eight new armor items offer unique effects, and the Korok Mask helps locate Koroks. This content can only be obtained by purchasing the $19.99 Expansion Pass, which also includes The Champion’s Ballad, the second DLC Pack that will be available this holiday season. Full version of the game is required to use this DLC.
Nintendo eShop sales:
Want to improve your drawing skills or sketch memorable parts of your trip?
  • Art Academy Lessons for Everyone! (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Art Academy Home Studio (Wii U)
  • Swapdoodle DLC: Animal Crossing Basic Lessons*
  • Swapdoodle DLC: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time*
  • Swapdoodle DLC: Mario Kart 8*
  • Swapdoodle DLC: Prehistoric Life*
          *Full version of the game is required to use the DLC.
Great local multiplayer games!
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (Nintendo 3DS)
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo 3DS)
Great games to play in a car, on a plane or anywhere!
  • Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer  (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Mario Golf: World Tour (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Pocket Card Jockey (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Picross 3D Round 2 (Nintendo 3DS)
Staycation? Play games on the big screen!
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii U)
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Wii U)
  • Mario Sports Mix (Wii U)
  • Super Paper Mario (Wii U)
To learn more about these and other great My Nintendo rewards, visit https://my.nintendo.com.
  • My Nintendo Pikmin Rewards – The Hey! PIKMIN game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on July 28. To celebrate, My Nintendo is offering the Pikmin Short Movie, directed by Shigeru Miyamoto, for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Redeem your points to watch the colorful antics of Pikmin in this adorable cinematic adventure. And don’t forget this new Hey! PIKMIN wallpaper, too!
  • My Nintendo Rewards Starting July 1 – School is done for the year, so it’s time to enjoy summer break. To add some fun to your vacation, we are offering up to 40 percent discounts on select games to play on the go or on the big screen together with family and friends.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
  • New themes this week include:
    • Pokémon: Look Upon the Stars
    • Pokémon: Pokémon Pop
Also new this week:
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 games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.


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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