Nintendo Download – October 6, 2011

The 3DS Virtual Console grows by one today with Side Pocket. The DSiWare service gains both Simply Minesweeper and House M.D. – Skull and Bones. Horizon Riders hits WiiWare, along with a its free demo. On top of all that, the Pokédex 3D has an update available!

As a reminder, in preparation for all the great games coming out soon for 3DS, Nintendo has added downloadable 3D trailers for Super Mario 3D LandKid Icarus: UprisingMario Kart 7Luigi’s Mansion 2Animal CrossingPaper Mario, and Mario Tennis to the Nintendo eShop.

Do not forget about your FREE copy of The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition available for every DSi and 3DS owner starting last week. And if you have not done so yet, download your ten free NES games available for all Nintendo 3DS Ambassadors. The GBA games will be here by the end of 2011.

As always, check out the price list and official press release below. Be sure to let us know if you download a game and what you think.

3DS eShop (3DS)

  • Side Pocket ($2.99)
  • Pokédex 3D (Free Update)

DSiWare (DSi & 3DS)

  • Simply Minesweeper (200 Points / $1.99)
  • House M.D. – Skull and Bones (800 Points / $7.99)

WiiWare (Wii)

  • Horizon Riders (800 Points; Free Demo)

[PR Email from Nintendo of America]

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