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Nintendo Download for 3/14/2019: Angels, yo-yos, and Chocobos...oh my?

by: Russell -
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Okay, so my headlines need some work, what else is new? Anyway, this week's Nintendo Download features the Nintendo Online service as well as the upcoming Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! (no seriously, that's how it's stylized).  Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! is a port of Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon that was released back on the Nintendo Wii in 2008 and it also got a DS port in Japan. The game features randomly generated dungeons and turn-based battles, but the Switch remaster will also have a new buddy system. The game has one simple rule: every time you enter, the world around you will change shape, but it only moves whenever you move. The Switch remaster (and PS4 remaster as well) launches March 20th.

Over on the Nintendo Online service we saw the release of Kid Icarus and Star Tropics while Kirby's Adventure and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link received the SP treatment. The special version of Kirby's Adventure starts off at the title screen with a 100% save file which lets you play the Extra Game right from the start. The Extra Game is a bit more challenging as you only have a max of three health instead of the usual six. the SP version of Zelda II starts you off with all three of Link's stats maxed out at 8 (attack, life, and magic) as well as every spell in the game. However, you still have to find the four extra magic containers and heart containers as well as clear the first six palaces before entering the Great Palace (note that with your magic stat at 8, you have sixty-four magic points which is exactly enough to cast the most powerful spell Thunder).

Read on for the official press release with more info on some ongoing sales as well as some new DLC for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.

Nintendo Download: Every Buddy Loves Chocobos

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

The Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! game is available March 20. (Graphic: Business Wire)

The Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! game is available March 20. (Graphic: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! – FINAL FANTASY FABLES: Chocobo’s Dungeon is back with an enhanced gameplay system to be enjoyed by both first timers and fans of the series alike. Explore the challenges of the never-ending dungeons and befriend monsters with the new buddy system. You adhere to one simple rule: Every time you enter, the world around you changes shape, but it only moves whenever Chocobo moves. The Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! game is available March 20.
  • Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online*
    • Kid Icarus – The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in her evil plot to control all. Play as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle.
    • StarTropics – Step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle, who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archaeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a perilous quest in order to rescue him and figure out the mysterious plot behind his disappearance. Luckily for Mike, he meets helpful villagers and finds more powerful weapons as he explores numerous locations and island hops using his uncle’s submarine.

Nintendo eShop sales:

New DLC:

  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode - Obtain Shiny Crowns in 18 new challenges among five creative new courses in the paid DLC**, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode. The DLC is available now and can also be played together with a friend in the recently added co-op mode, Partner Adventure.

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

*Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online

**Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately.

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