Second batch of free Virtual Console games available now for Nintendo 3DS Ambassadors

Posted in News,Technology by Scott Meisner on December 17th, 2011

If you’ve got a 3DS and entered yourself into the Nintendo 3DS Ambassadors club in August, there are ten additional free games waiting for you in the eShop today! They are Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi’s IslandMario Kart: Super CircuitMetroid FusionWarioWare Inc. Mega MicrogamesMario vs. Donkey KongWario Land 4Kirby & The Amazing MirrorFire Emblem: The Sacred StonesLegend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, and F-Zero: Maximum Velocity. This batch of free Virtual Console games from the Game Boy Advance vault follows the first wave of free NES games that were offered in early September. Access the eShop to download the games; for step-by-step instructions click here. Ninty hopes this serves as a peace offering between the company and early adopters of the 3DS that were tied down and forced to witness a significant hardware price drop over the summer.

[Via Joystiq]

First batch of free Virtual Console games available now for Nintendo 3DS Ambassadors

Posted in News,Technology by Scott Meisner on September 4th, 2011

If you followed Nintendo’s simple instructions to become a Nintendo 3DS Ambassador like a good fanboy and fangirl, ten Virtual Console games are now waiting to be downloaded on your portable gaming machine, free of charge! The first batch of games come from the NES collection and they are Super Mario Bros., The Legend of ZeldaZelda 2: The Adventure of Link, Metroid,Yoshi’s Egg, Mario Open Golf, Wrecking Crew, Balloon Fight, and Ice Climber. Access the eShop to download the games; for step-by-step instructions click here. And if this wasn’t enough to satisfy your appetite for classic gaming on the go, you can expect Ninty to offer another 10 retro games from the Game Boy Advance catalog later this year.

[Via Joystiq]