The Nintendo Download – 11/20/2014 – Smashing!

Wait, did I use that one already?

A nice lineup today, including a number of movie titles. If it weren’t for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, I’d have gone with a movie theme this week.

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U – The most smashing-est sequel of the year is here! Click here to see a trailer.

As for my review, I’m holding on just a bit longer so I can give the online features a good go first. It will be here soon, and amiibo, too!

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Watch_Dogs for Wii U – As Aiden Piece, a hacker whose criminal past led to a violent tragedy in his family, you’re out to gain revenge for your loved ones by using Chicago itself as your weapon of revenge.

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DK: King of Swing for Wii U – Swing your way to victory with Donkey Kong and the gang as you collect bananas and crystal coconuts in the five worlds of Adventure Mode or the puzzling single-player Jungle Jam Mode.

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Snake Den for Wii U – The PC classic returns with a twist, as now up to three players can partake in the ever-growing shenanigans through five worlds and 100 levels.

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Alphadia Genesis for Wii U – The peace between two kingdoms becomes tenuous, and the relationship between the two protagonists may be put to the test in this role playing adventure.

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ZaciSa’s Last Stand Demo Version for Wii U – Still unsure about this space-faring tower defense game? Now you can try it for free!

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The Amazing Spider-Man for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – Based on the 2012 film, now you have the opportunity to turn Manhattan into your playground and subdue villains with the Web Rush combat system.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – Based on the 2014 film, you can now play as Spidey’s alter-ego Peter Parker to investigate before swinging into action.

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The Penguins of Madagascar for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – Stealth, puzzle-solving, and Cheezy Dibbles await in this adaptation of the upcoming film.

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Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire for Nintendo 3DS – Return to the Hoenn region and be the very best, like no one ever was as you try to catch ’em all. Along the way, you’ll discover new Mega Evolutions as you attempt to unlock the secrets of Primal Groudon and Primal Kyogre. Click here for the trailer.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for Nintendo 3DS – Taking place after the 2014 film, this “sewer-crawler” takes some inspiration from Gauntlet and Diablo, albeit without the multiplayer.

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Battleminer for Nintendo 3DS – Ants have taken over! Rescue the hostages in this open-world block game.

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Fishdom H20: A Hidden Odyssey Demo Version for Nintendo 3DS – Get a taste of what it’s like to build the ultimate aquarium in this free demo.

Special Offers

Get a Smashing Soundtrack and Mewtwo DLC – Register both Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with Club Nintendo to get a soundtrack CD (from November 21st through January 13th, 2015) and free MewTwo downloadable content (November 21st through March 31st, 2015). Learn more by clicking here.

National StreetPass Weekend is back! – “Swing by a Nintendo Zone hot spot with your Nintendo 3DS system from Nov. 26 through Nov. 30. We are mashing up StreetPass Relay Points across the U.S. and Canada so you can get up to six StreetPass tags from many different places. Collect puzzle pieces from Mii characters to fill up your puzzle panels in Puzzle Swap or pick up enemy tokens for StreetSmash in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Find a hotspot near you here: http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/nintendozone.”

Nintendo eShop Sales

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Nordic Games Sale for Wii UJeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, and more are on sale from 9am PT on November 25th until 8:59am PT on December 2nd.

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The Letter for Wii U – Until 8:59am PT on November 30th, this game is reduced from $1.99 to $0.49, more than 75 percent off.

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Ping 1.5+ for Wii U – From 9am PT on November 26th until 8:59am PT on December 3rd, this title is reduced from $4.99 to $2.49, 50 percent off.

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Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay for Nintendo 3DS – From November 26th until 8:59am PT on December 3rd, this title is reduced from $29.99 to $19.99, more than 30 percent off.

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Natsume Games Sale for Nintendo 3DSYumi’s Odd Odyssey, Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns, and more are on sale from 9am PT on November 25th until 8:59am PT on December 1st.

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Disney’s Frozen: Olaf’s Quest for Nintendo 3DS – From 9am PT on November 26th until 8:59am PT on December 10th, this title is reduced from $19.99 to $19.99, more than 30 percent off.

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The Keep for Nintendo 3DS – Until 8:59am PT on December 4th, this title is reduced from $12.99 to $7.99, more than 30 percent off.

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Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition for Nintendo 3DS – Until 8:59am PT on December 1st, this title is reduced from $19.99 to $19.99, more than 30 percent off.

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Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D for Nintendo 3DS – From 9am PT on November 25th until 8:59am PT on December 4th, this title is reduced from $9.99 to $4.99, more than 50 percent off.

Coming Soon

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth for Nintendo 3DS – November 25th

Mighty Final Fight for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U – November 27th

Mario Pinball Land for Wii U – November 27th

Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS – December 5th

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for Wii U – December 5th

For more information, screens, and videos for each of this week’s releases, click on the corresponding links above.

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