Are you ready to spend some Wii Points, DSi Points, or some Nintendo money? Realize that I said "Nintendo money" and not "Nintendo's Money", because we all know who's pocket it comes out of. Anyway, it's that time again. It's Thursday and Nintendo has released their downloads today. So whether you have been window shopping or waiting to see what's new, let's see what is in store. That way you can see if you want to spend those points or end up just saving them.
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Here is a list of the downloads for today for the Nintendo eShop, DSiWare, WiiWare, Virtual Console, and Nintendo Video:
- Kid Icarus - Of Myths and Monsters - "The "8-bit Summer" series continues with this classic action game from 1991. Angel Land is up to its halos in woes as mythical monsters are running rampant. Pit, the original Kid Icarus, must save the realm again." - Nintendo
- Tumble Pop - "Thanks to pollution and other global calamities, Earth is overflowing with strange creatures. What's more, aliens from outer space have come to crash the party. It's your job to exterminate all the monsters plaguing the planet." - Nintendo
- The Phantom Thief Stina and 30 Jewels - "The year is 2120, and humanoid robot helpers are commonplace, even among thieves. Not that the Phantom Thief Stina is a commonplace thief! This self-proclaimed artiste and her pack of burglar bots are taking on Detective Sara and her robotic security team in an epic battle of wits! Heist all 30 jewels to complete the game and unlock the detective mode. Play as detective Sara and deploy her robotic security team to protect the jewels against the Phantom Thief. Are you able to protect the jewels against the Phantom Thief?" - Nintendo
- Masyu by Nikoli - ""Masyu by Nikoli" contains 50 sudoku puzzles. "Masyu" is a puzzle in which you draw a line through the spaces according to the rules. Learn the attributes of the black and white circles and you'll be able to play in no time. The patterns through which lines can be drawn are more numerous than you can imagine, and discovering tactical moves is also fun. To ensure your long-term enjoyment, we're prepared both a "Stage Clear" mode and a "Random" mode. In "Stage Clear" mode, you progress by clearing puzzles one by one, and in "Random" mode puzzles are generated at random. Please enjoy this high-quality "Masyu" game." - Nintendo
"The Game of the Weekend" program
- Mario's Picross - "The "Game of the Weekend" program is featuring Mario's Picross. For a limited time, this fun and challenging puzzler is available at a special price of $2.99. Offer is valid from 9 a.m. Pacific time on Friday, July 20 through 9 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, July 22." - Nintendo
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- Rabi Laby 2 - "The Queen has ordered her faithful minions to capture Alice and Rabi and bring them to her twisted world. The two must work together to discover where they are and how to return home. The pair will face wicked traps and deadly devices, while evading the Queen’s servants. Rabi Laby 2 is the next episode in this hybrid puzzle platform series. The player controls both Alice and Rabi and must use their unique skills to escape. They will encounter interesting creatures, strange places and unusual puzzles, fueling their humor and challenging their wits." - Nintendo
- Petit Computer - "Whether you have experience of BASIC, or are a complete novice, you will find that Petit Computer will give you the skills you need to create your own programs. You can select commands and run programs using the Nintendo DS Touch Screen, and you can even share your creations via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, allowing you to collaborate with other users. You can also create special QR codes containing your programs that other users can scan using their Nintendo DS system camera. Petit Computer is a perfect companion for anyone who has ever wanted to delve deeper into the world of computer programming." - Nintendo
- Dinosaur Office: Sick Day (available July 20 at 3 p.m. PT) - "Craig takes a sick day to stay at home, but that doesn't stop his nosy coworkers from interrupting his precious R&R time." - Nintendo
Don't forget, 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.