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Nintendo Download for 3/26/2015: Namco Harvest Moon Chronicles Museum

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Nintendo fans are still working off their hangovers mini stars from last week's Mario Party, and this week's Nintendo Download has some refreshing options. There's a new demo for Lego Batman 3 on the Wii U, Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley gets some 3DS DLC, and Moon Chronicles episodes episodes are half-off until April 2nd.

You can also buy Namco Museum on the Wii U Virtual Console, if you need some retro goodness to wash the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures taste out of your mouth, if you've been unfortunate enough to play one of those games.

There are some new 3DS themes too featuring Samus Aran, Pit and Etrian Mystery Dungeon, although sadly American gamers still can't download Metroid: Zero Mission for the Wii U Virtual Console, whereas our Japanese and European Nintendo-loving comrades have the privilege. What gives, Nintendo?

Check after the jump for the full list of releases this week.

March 26, 2015 13:00 UTC

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:

Dot Arcade is a video game distilled to its simplest form, with a unique game-play focus. (Photo: Bu ...

Dot Arcade is a video game distilled to its simplest form, with a unique game-play focus. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Dot Arcade ?? When a video game is distilled to its simplest form, what sort of fun can be discovered? Dot Arcade answers this question in a set of three 8x8 light dot games, each with a unique game-play focus. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin ?? There??s a new threat in Ninjago, and he goes by the name of Ronin. With help from his army of dark samurai, Ronin steals the Ninjas?? memories using an ancient weapon, and it??s up to the player to help them reclaim their powers. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Namco Museum ?? Namco Museum features five arcade games that will make you reminisce about the old days: Ms. PAC-MAN, Galaxian, Galaga, Pole Position and Dig Dug. In this version, you will be able to change the settings to control the number of lives, difficulty level and goals for advancing.

Nintendo eShop Sales:

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • NES: Samus Aran
    • NES: Pit
    • Etrian Mystery Dungeon ?? Available March 21

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 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.