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Nintendo Download for July 14, 2011. (UPDATED WITH WII VC INFO)
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July 14, 2011, 00:11
This week's Nintendo download includes a new eShop exclusive and the Netflix 3DS app!

3DS eShop
Netflix (Netflix, free (Netflix account required))
Game & Watch Gallery (Nintendo, $2.99)
Baseball (Nintendo, $2.99)

3D Pixel Racing (Microforum, 500 points)

DSiWare (also available on the eShop)
AfterZoom (Abylight, 500 points or $4.99)
Extreme Hangman 2 (Gamelion, 200 points or $1.99)
Just SING! 80s Collection (dtp young entertainment, 500 points or $4.99)
Puzzle Fever (Korner Entertainment, 500 points or $4.99)

Wii Virtual Console
Super Earth Defense Force (Jaleco, Super Nintendo, 800 points)

Stealth Release.

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Posted: 07/14/11, 00:11  - Edit:  07/14/11, 21:15
Why not sign up for a (free) account?
I might get Game & Watch gallery. I'm guessing it'll be like $2.99

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 00:23
Hm, Game and Watch Gallery? Will this be a new game? It's not under VC.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 00:24

It's four G&W games. I don't think they're technically a "3D Classic", but they aren't Virtual Console, so...I don't know? Perhaps this is the birth of 3DSWare?

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 00:30  - Edit:  07/14/11, 00:33
They're yet another category to add to the mess that is the eShop.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 00:30
They are just and old Game Boy Cartrige with four Game & Watch games.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 00:54  - Edit:  07/14/11, 01:04
Ah. So it's the Virtual Console then. I can handle that...just wonder why it wasn't listed as such.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 01:00

Boooo, watermarks!

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 01:03
Mr_Mustache said:

Boooo, watermarks!

Watermarks? What watermarks? Laughs, maniacally to himself.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 01:05  - Edit:  07/14/11, 01:05
Anyone happen to play G&W Gallery? How are the updated versions of the games?

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 01:19

Vastly superior to the original games in terms of presentation: characters we love, actual animation, sounds that don't pierce your eardrums, and MUSIC! Also, a bunch of extra modes and crap.

I'll likely buy it.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 01:26
The Game & Watch Gallery games are incredible. The first one I'm not as into (it has 4 games, both original and revamped), but both Game & Watch Gallery 2 (which has 5 games plus one unlockable, both original and revamped) and G&WG3 (which has 5 original and revamped games, as well as 6 unlockable original games) on the Game Boy Color are some of my favorite games of all time. The updated versions have so much charm, great soundtracks, and being able to play the original versions is great as well. You get stars depending on how many points you earn in each game (each difficulty and mode has its own set of stars to earn, so there's a lot) in the different games, and these stars can unlock hints, museum pieces, and some hidden games to play. I haven't played Game & Watch Gallery 4 on the Game Boy Advance, but I want to check that out as well someday.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 01:46
Sounds...pretty good actually. At the price of a fast food burger, I might bite.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 02:08
@ludist210 Pretty sure they've just been listing all 3DS VC games as eShop games, probably to minimize confusion with that other Virtual Console they've got going on.

Supposedly Europe is getting Mario's Picross this week -- I was really hoping we'd get that too. I love me some Picross!

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 02:31  - Edit:  07/14/11, 02:32

But Baseball is under Virtual Console...

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 02:32
@Jargon Virtual Console games that are 3D-enhanced will be listed as eShop games.

That makes me wonder if Game & Watch Gallery is 3D-enhanced. If not, then I wonder what it's doing there.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 02:42

Are they enhancing Gameboy games? I thought just NES games so far.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 02:45
@Jargon I don't know; I thought it was just NES games as well. I guess we'll find out more tomorrow.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 02:48
Netflix? On 3DS?

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 02:54

I thought Mario's Picross would be for US this week, as GoNintendo posted the news bit for it today and said that it would be hitting the 3DS VC this week. Perhaps RMC forgot to add Europe into the mix. Drats. Hopefully we'll get it soon, as Mario's Picross was one of my favorite GB games at the time, and a game I hold in extremely high regard. As a slight aside, I'd also like to see Mario's Super Picross hit the Wii VC in import form, as it was a game I always hoped to get the chance to play.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 03:19
They're definitely worthwhile updates. And the 3DS will be a good fit for the dual-screen ones. It still kind of blows my mind that the DS never saw a proper G&W Collection. It's, like, THE system for it.

Have all of the Mario Picross puzzles appeared as downloadables on Picross DS?

You should definitely check out G&W Gallery 4. It's huuuuge. So many games.

Posted by 
 on: 07/14/11, 03:33
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