Nintendo Download for 7/21/2016: Star Fox Pokemon Guard

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While Pokemon GO has briskly turned Nintendo's fortunes around, they aren't abandoning their digital store customers on Wii U and 3DS. This week's Nintendo Download even offers some retro Pokemon fun, with Pokemon Ranger showing up on the Wii U Virtual Console. Nintendo is also trying to shift Star Fox Zero's checkered reputation by offering Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins Training Demo, in addition to a demo for Star Fox Guard, to help new players come to grips with the games admittedly fiddly controls.

The 3DS is getting sales on Sonic The Hedgehog: Triple Trouble and Rock N' Racing Off Road, among others. You can check out the rest of the sales and new items in the press release below.

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July 21, 2016 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:

The Pokémon Ranger game features a great storyline and a wide variety of missions to complete. (Phot ...

The Pokémon Ranger game features a great storyline and a wide variety of missions to complete. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins + Training Demo – In this demo, enjoy the full animated short movie (Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins), then jump into training to prepare for combat. It’ll take more than luck to master the Arwing jet, the Gyrowing flight drone and the Landmaster tank!
    • Star Fox Guard Special Demo – Grippy Toad, the founder of Corneria Precious Metals Ltd., and Slippy Toad of the legendary team Star Fox needs your help protecting their booming business! All you have to do is keep an eye on a dozen video screens as you mow down waves of attacking robots with your turret-mounted cameras!
    • Buddy & Me: Dream Edition – Race through an enchanted forest together with your magical flying companion, Buddy, in this endless dream about exploration and friendship. The game is a charming experience for all ages and skills, upgraded with exclusive content for the Wii U version. The Buddy & Me: Dream Edition game will be available on July 21.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Pokémon Ranger – With the help of Pokémon, set out on a fun-filled adventure! You play as a Pokémon Ranger in the Fiore Region, where you work to preserve nature and protect Pokémon. The Pokémon Ranger game features a great storyline and a wide variety of missions to complete. It's a lot of fun to capture Pokémon using the Capture Styler, and you'll have to experiment with different Poké Assists to secure the Pokémon that are more difficult to capture. Becoming a Pokémon Ranger will be a blast for any Pokémon fan.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • The Legend of Dark Witch 2 – Franzer
    • Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Swimming in the Sea

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 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.

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 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

 

 
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