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Free Tri Force Heroes Demo on the eShop
Tri Force Heroes has recently launched for the Nintendo 3DS and our walkthrough is underway. Nintendo released a demo to randomly selected people a couple weeks ahead of the full launch and now they are releasing the demo for free on the eShop in North America. It will be very similar - if not the same - as the previously mentioned demo. There will be several dates that the online will work. For full details - check out the press release below...
Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Free Demo for The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes – Get the free demo and team up with two friends* to tackle a tricky dungeon via local play anytime! Heroes will just need their own Nintendo 3DS system, along with their own demo. (Other modes, such as single-player and Download Play, won’t be available.) You’ll even get to try out three costumes: Hero’s Tunic, Kokiri Clothes and Legendary Dress. You can also try online co-op play (with three different dungeons!) at the specific times below:
Oct. 30: 3-5 p.m. PT
Oct. 31: 3-5 p.m. PT
Nov. 1: 3-5 p.m. PT
To learn more about The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, visit the game’s website. And to try it for yourself, visit the Nintendo eShop to download the free demo.
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Human Resource Machine – The newest game from the designer of the World of Goo game and the team behind the Little Inferno game, Human Resource Machine is a puzzle game for nerds! In each level, your boss gives you a job and you must automate it by programming your little office worker. Don’t worry if you’ve never programmed before – everyone can have fun with this game. Click here to watch a trailer for Human Resource Machine.
- Octodad: Dadliest Catch – Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about destruction, deception and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about his life. Octodad’s existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town – Take on the role of a city girl looking for her slice of country heaven on earth. Plant and harvest crops, raise farm animals, marry the partner of your dreams and start a family! Take over the reins of life and create your own pastoral adventure!
Nintendo eShop sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Resident Evil Revelations is 75 percent off (reduced from $39.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.
- Canvaleon is more than 50 percent off (reduced from $13.95 to $6.95) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
- Shapes of Gray is more than 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
- Swords & Soldiers II is 20 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $15.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
- Rock ’N Racing Off Road DX is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 26.
- The Letter is 75 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $.49) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 31 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Resident Evil Revelations and Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D from Capcom are 75 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT onNov. 2.
- Code of Princess is more than 65 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $9.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Nov. 2 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 16.
- Urban Trial Freestyle is 60 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 12.
- Aqua Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
- Super Spooky StreetPass Weekend – Skip the tricks this Halloween and head straight to the treats with National StreetPass Weekend. Stop by any of the more than 29,000 Nintendo Zone hotspots across North America with your StreetPass-enabled Nintendo 3DS system from Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 – you could get up to six StreetPass tags! Collect more Mii characters to help you battle ghouls and ghosts in Monster Manor and Battleground Z, or pick up enemy tokens for StreetSmash in the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS game. If you’re playing the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game, you might even run into Filly, a special character who is currently only available from Nintendo Zone. And that’s not all! To celebrate the launch of the YO-KAI WATCH game on Nov. 6, a spooky new YO-KAI WATCH panel is coming to the Puzzle Swap game in StreetPass Mii Plaza! So when you’re out and about over the Halloween weekend, be sure to take your Nintendo 3DS system with you – you never know who you might find with the StreetPass feature! Find a hotspot near you here:http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/nintendozone
- The Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide – The Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide has arrived! Check it out for the top games from your favorite characters like Mario and Yoshi. Plus, you can browse through fun categories like “Battle” and “Grab a Friend.” Feeling inspired? You can easily make your own Wish List to share with your friends and family. For even more ideas, you’ll also find out which games fans on Miiverse told us would be at the top of their Wish Lists this year. Check out the Holiday Gift Guide by visiting http://happyholidays.nintendo.com/.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
- New themes this week include:
- Ashley’s Halloween
Also new this week:
- PictoParty (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Barbie and Her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) – Available Nov. 3
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 the Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.
The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in the Nintendo eShop on either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Network account.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop.
Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.