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Touch Yoshi, Wario, Shulk And More In This Week’s Nintendo Download

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This week in the Nintendo e-shop, the long-awaited handheld rerelease of Xenoblade Chronicles is finally here. If you have a New 3DS, this amazing game should be a no-brainer for you. Two Nintendo DS games, Yoshi Touch & Go and WarioWare: Touched, have now been added to Virtual Console.

You can also get Xenoblade menu themes for your 3DS (no matter which 3DS you’re using) and a huge spring sale includes $12 off Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, $10 off Mario Kart 7 and nearly $20 off Pikmin 3! Read on for the full press release:

REDMOND, Wash.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
In Xenoblade Chronicles 3DS, take up arms against an invading army in this remake of the acclaimed Wii RPG, playable only on the New Nintendo 3DS XL system. (Photo: Business Wire)
*  Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
*  Xenoblade
Chronicles 3D – Take up arms against an invading army
in this remake of the acclaimed Wii RPG, playable only on the New
Nintendo 3DS XL system. Explore landscapes and beat down foes in
battles that blend real-time action with RPG strategy. Exclusive
features make  Xenoblade Chronicles 3D the best way to learn
the truth behind the mythical sword, the Monado.  Xenoblade
Chronicles 3D will be available on April 10. Additionally, two
new  Xenoblade Chronicles 3D themes will also be available
in the Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS at launch. Click  here to view a trailer for the game. Note: game is not compatible with
Nintendo 2DS and other Nintendo 3DS family systems.
*  Etrian
Mystery Dungeon – Far off in the mountains, the small
village of Aslarga becomes a hub for adventurers looking for fame
and fortune in the Mystery Dungeons. But dire challenges await
even the most stalwart adventurers in  Etrian Mystery Dungeon ,
a turn-based action RPG roguelike developed by ATLUS and Spike
Chunsoft. Now you can expand on your  Etrian Mystery Dungeon experiences in-game and out: get the special Nintendo 3DS HOME
theme for only 99 cents, and download all five DLC packs for free
until May 5! Click  here to view a trailer for the game.
*  Pokémon
Rumble World –  Pokémon Rumble World is an
action-packed adventure that’s free to download! Battle and
collect more than 700 Toy Pokémon, including some that Mega
Evolve. Travel on a hot-air balloon and battle in 18 different
areas with more than 80 stages. The more Toy Pokémon you collect,
the more ways you have to defeat Toy Pokémon you’re facing. Click  here to view a trailer for the game.
*  Nintendo eShop on Wii U
*  Affordable
Space Adventures –  Affordable Space Adventures lets you enjoy all the thrills and excitement of space exploration
on a budget. Thanks to Uexplore’s guaranteed promises of comfort,
fun and safety, you and your friends will be able to fly the
newest Small Craft line of affordable spaceships into the fabulous
alien planet of Spectaculon.  Affordable Space Adventures is
available exclusively on Wii U. Click  here to view a trailer for the game.
*  Virtual Console on Wii U
*  WarioWare:
Touched! – In this Nintendo DS classic, Wario and his
friends have prepared more than 180 microgames that will test your
skills using the Wii U GamePad controller’s touch screen and
built-in microphone. You can replay any microgame, top your best
score or sort through souvenirs and characters in the Games area.
*  Yoshi
Touch & Go – Help Baby Mario and Yoshi get past
airborne and grounded enemies as they attempt to reach the
delivery stork. Set new records as you trek through Yoshi’s
Island, and you may even encounter Baby Luigi and other Yoshis who
need your help. Master your actions by using the touch screen on
the GamePad!
Nintendo eShop Sales:
*  Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
*  Super Spring Sale! Got some time this Spring Break? Check
out these deals in the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
starting April 9 at 9:00 a.m. PT until April 20 at 8:59 a.m. PT.
Whether you’re planning a getaway or a “stay-cation,” pick up
select great games for up to 30 percent off! Check out  http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers for more details.
*  Nintendo eShop on Wii U
*  Tetrobot
& Co. is 70 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to
$2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 12.
*  99Moves , 99Seconds and  Abyss from EnjoyUp Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 7.
*  Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
*  3D
MahJongg ,  Gardenscapes , Jewel
Match 3 and more games from Joindots are on
sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 23.
*  WRC
Official Game of the FIA World Rally Championship is
42 percent off (reduced from $34.99 to $20) until 8:59 a.m. PT on
April 16.
*  Snow
Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99
to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 16.
*  Heavy
Fire: Special Operations 3D is 80 percent off (reduced
from $4.99 to $0.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 23.
Activities:
*  Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. “Four Score” Tournament
*  See how your  Code
Name: S.T.E.A.M. squad stacks up online in Nintendo’s
Public Tournaments. Top players earn unique titles that are
visible online and earn major bragging rights with their friends
and around the world. The new “Four Score” tournament runs through
April 12. Opt in via the SpotPass feature for notifications on
future tournaments. Good luck, agents!
*  New  Pokémon Shuffle Opportunities
*  Blastoise Competitive Stage –  Do your best in a competitive
stage featuring Mega Blastoise, available to play until 10 p.m. PT
on April 12. Players will be ranked based on the score that they
receive on this stage. All those who place in the top 20,000 will
be awarded a Blastoisinite, the Mega Stone needed to Mega Evolve
Blastoise. You can attempt the competitive stage as many times as
you like each day. For more info, please visit http://www.pokemonshuffle.com/en-us/connectivity/#blastoise-launch .
*  Rayquaza’s Special Stage – Rayquaza’s stage will be
available to play until 11 p.m. PT on April 19. Rayquaza can only
be caught through this special stage, so use this chance to catch
it!
*  Rayquaza’s Dragon Talon Skill – If you catch Rayquaza, you
will be able to use it as one of your own Pokémon. Rayquaza’s
skill is Dragon Talon, which will give your attack 1.5 times the
regular damage when you clear Rayquaza from the puzzle area.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
*  New themes this week include:
*  Xenoblade Chronicles 3D : Mechonis
*  Xenoblade Chronicles 3D : Monado
Price reduction:
*  Watch_Dogs on Wii U has been reduced to $29.99 (from $59.99).
*  LEGO
Batman 3: Beyond Gotham on Wii U has been reduced to
$29.99 (from $39.99).
*  LEGO
Ninjago: Nindroids on Nintendo 3DS has been reduced to
$19.99 (from $29.99).
*  Tri-Strip on Wii U is reduced to $1.49 (from $1.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on
April 9.
Also new this week:
*  Runny Egg (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
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 .