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Nintendo Downloads for November 17, 2011

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Nintendo Downloads Weekly Update
3D Classics Kirby's AdventureYeah, you probably won’t want to bother heading to the online shop on your Wii, DS or 3DS today. Trust me. As someone who’s been covering Nintendo Downloads updates for a long time, I know when we’ve got a bad one. And this week’s update just so happens to be worth skipping. I mean, when the only “gem” is a 3D update of an NES game that’s probably cheaper and better in it’s Virtual Console or in its GBA form as Kirby: Nightmare in Dreamland.

Still, if you decide to change your mind, there are four games to look at today. There’s the aforementioned 3DS 3D Classic version of Kirby’s Adventure, Escape Trick: Convenience Store (DSi, 3DS) and two edutainment games called Pinoccio’s Puzzles (Wii) and Play & Learn Chinese (DSi, 3DS).

Gamertell’s Nintendo Download pick for the week is 3D Classics: Kirby’s Adventure (3DS), even if it already has appeared on the NES, GB, GBA and Wii..

3DS eShop

3D: Classics Kirby’s Adventure
Price: $5.99
Genre: Action
ESRB Rating: “Everyone”
Players: 1
Description: This is the NES version Kirby’s Adventure, only now it has 3D special effects added to it. You control Kirby, help him swallow enemies to get special powers and eventually save the Dream Spring and Star Rod from King Dedede and his minions.

WiiWare

Pinocchio’s Puzzle
Price: 500 Nintendo Points / $5
Genre: Puzzle
ESRB Rating: “Everyone”
Players: 1-4
Description: Go through the story of Pinocchio while also putting together puzzles.

Virtual Console

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Escape Trick Convenience Store

DSiWare

(Note: All DSiWare can also be played on the 3DS.)

Escape Trick: Convenience Store
Price: 500 Nintendo Points / $4.99
Genre: Adventure
ESRB Rating: “Everyone”
Players: 1
Description: A convenience store worker comes to his job to fill in for his boss, then finds him/herself locked inside. That means it’s time to solve puzzles in the store to escape.

Play & Learn Chinese
Price: 800 Nintendo Points / $7.99
Genre: Edutainment
ESRB Rating: “Everyone”
Players: 1
Description: Play puzzles while learning 700 Mandarin Chinese words and phrases.

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