Nintendo eShop Highlights – July 5th 2012


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 titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS™ system, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursdays. This article goes over important releases for July 5th 2012.

The Legend of Zelda™

Celebrate the Nintendo eShop “8-bit Summer” series with this smash-hit adventure, originally released on the NES™ console in 1987. Help Link™ restore the Triforce, rescue the princess and thwart Ganon’s evil plans. (For Nintendo 3DS™)

Price Tag: $ 4.99 – Buy It

NES Open Tournament Golf™

This classic NES game from 1991 – now available for Nintendo 3DS as part of the Nintendo eShop “8-bit Summer” series – lets you challenge another player in Stroke, Match and Tournament modes. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Price Tag: $ 4.99 – Maybe Pass

Heroes of Ruin™

Enter the Elder Forest using a customized character from one of two classes – Vindicator or Gunslinger. Discover fierce villains, optional side quests and the ability to link up with friends through local or worldwide multiplayer. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Price Tag: FREE – Download It!

Family Tennis 3D

This casual tennis game features eight playable characters and six different courts, all packed with variety. Start with the Tournament mode to unlock everything in the gallery, then try the minigames. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Price Tag: $ 6.99 – Probably Pass