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Nintendo Download - 06/16/2011

The first Nintendo Download that includes the 3DS eShop brings some heavy hitting titles.

Now appearing each Thursday, the weekly Nintendo Download update now includes entries to the new eShop found on the 3DS. Being the first week of the new format, Nintendo has made some tweaks to their format and have released some significant titles to make a big splash this week. Donkey Kong, originally released on the Gameboy has made its way to the 3DS Virtual Console for $3.99, while Mega Man 5 from the NES is now available on the Wii's Virtual Console. Gaijin Games' final Bit.Trip game, Bit.Trip Flux, can be demoed on WiiWare for a limited time. For more information on Bit.Trip Flux, be sure to read our review on the game.

Alongside this list of games, are a secondary set, not highlighted in the Nintendo press release. These include Gold Fever, Zimo: Mahjong Fanatic, Hidden Photo, and Beach Party Craze for DSiWare and the eShop, and Snail Mail for WiiWare.



Our Take

Nick DiMola Director

06/16/2011 at 11:32 AM

I'm loving that Donkey Kong is available on the 3DS. I'm really tempted to buy it despite already owning the cartridge. We'll see if I give in to my temptation.

Jason Ross Senior Editor

06/16/2011 at 12:36 PM

For a moment I thought we were looking at the colorized version of Mega Man 5 from the GBA Mega Man Collection that never materialized. I was excited. Still am excited, I've never played this version of Donkey Kong, but I was excited for other reasons moments ago.

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