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Nintendo Reveals Remainder Of NES Titles For 3DS Ambassador Program
Nintendo Reveals Remainder Of NES Titles For 3DS Ambassador Program
August 30, 2011 | By Kyle Orland

August 30, 2011 | By Kyle Orland
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Nintendo has completed the list of 10 downloadable NES titles that will be freely available to 3DS early adopters as part of the 3DS Ambassador program, following the system's recent price drop.

The newly announced titles include a mix of some of Nintendo's best-known and most obscure first-party NES releases: Metroid, NES Open Tournament Golf, Wrecking Crew, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and Yoshi.

Those titles come in addition to Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong Jr., Balloon Fight, Ice Climber and The Legend of Zelda, which were announced alongside the Ambassador program late last month.

3DS Ambassadors will also receive ten downloadable Game Boy Advance titles, five of which have been revealed so far: Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3, Mario Kart: Super Circuit, Metroid Fusion, WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames and Mario vs. Donkey Kong.

Unlike the NES titles, these Game Boy Advance games will not be available to non-Ambassadors for individual purchase from the 3DS eShop at a later date.

All ten NES titles will be available to Ambassadors starting September 1, with the Game Boy Advance downloads reportedly coming before the end of the year. All 3DS owners who signed in to the 3DS eShop on or before August 11 are automatically eligible for the free downloads.


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Martin Crownover
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I really hope they put out the first two Advance Wars series on Virtual Console, either via the "ambassador" program or not, for 3DS. I'd love to play those games on the new system.

Chris Melby
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Looking forward to being overwhelmed with more games than I have time to replay/play! :)

Eric Geer
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I wish there were some Super Nintendo games on the list.

Ben Shutt
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"Unlike the NES titles, these Game Boy Advance games will not be available to non-Ambassadors for individual purchase from the 3DS eShop at a later date."



Wow... So you bother getting the GBA games to work on the 3DS, and then decide to not allow them to ever be bought? Isn't the point a a video game developer to RELEASE games? Did they really decide to do this, or did they just decide to make it look that way, because the official release of the GBA games is so far off? If it is the former rather than the later, what is their logic for this?


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