US Nintendo downloads: Metroid

NES classic arrives on 3DS

If you consider yourself a big Metroid fan, you might want to get yourself a slice of the series' history on 3DS this week.


The first Metroid game, released on the NES, has arrived in the 3DS eShop Virtual Console section.

There's also a playable demo for Crush3D, which is well worth a look for nil monies.

Here's the full list:

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Crush3D (demo version) - Over 50 levels of mind stretching puzzles spread across four stunning environments, each recreating a specific aspect of Danny's inner world. This demo is now available on Nintendo eShop. (For Nintendo 3DS)

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Metroid - Packed with high-tech weaponry, creepy tunnels and hideous alien creatures, the first installment in the immensely successful Metroid series introduces us to the slick, cybernetic bounty hunter Samus Aran. (For Nintendo 3DS)

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Aahh! Spot The Difference - Demonstrate your powers of observation in this engaging "spot the difference" game. Complete 40 challenging levels in four unique scenarios by spotting the differences between the upper and lower screen. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi)

Also new this week:

Aya and the Cubes of Light (demo version) (WiiWare)

Trailers and screens? Below, innit.

[ SOURCE: Nintendo ]