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Nintendo Download: The Legendary White Wolf Returns


This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

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In OKAMI HD, take the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess who inhabits the form of a legenda ...

In OKAMI HD, take the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess who inhabits the form of a legendary white wolf Shiranui. (Graphic: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • OKAMI
      – Take the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun
      goddess who inhabits the form of a legendary white wolf Shiranui.
      Use magical abilities, attacks, and Celestial Brush techniques to
      restore the land of Nippon to its previous glory full of life and
    • Minit
      Minit is a peculiar little adventure played 60 seconds at
      a time. Journey outside the comfort of your home to help unusual
      folk, uncover countless secrets and overcome dangerous foes, all
      in the hope of lifting a rather unfortunate curse that ends each
      day after just one minute.
    • 2064:
      Read Only Memories INTEGRAL
      – When Turing, the world's
      first sapient machine, teams up with a struggling journalist, the
      unlikely duo find themselves drawn into the shadows behind the
      dazzling lights of Neo-San Francisco. The secrets they uncover
      could shake the very foundations of society. 2064: Read Only
      Memories INTEGRAL
      fuses a classic-style adventure game with
      lush pixel art and a catchy electronic soundtrack that explores
      modern-day issues of individuality, freedom and identity. The 2064:
      Read Only Memories INTEGRAL
      game will be available on Aug. 14.
    • DRAGON
      – Open Beta – Go head to head in
      VS Online* with no fewer than 23 characters and 13 stages. Don't
      forget to also stop by the Battle Tutorial to sharpen your skills
      and master all kinds of devastating techniques. The Open Beta
      servers are scheduled to be on between 9 p.m. PT on Aug. 9 and
      11:59 p.m. PT on Aug. 11.

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  • Calling All Nintendo Labo Fans! – In less than two weeks, the
    latest Nintendo Labo Creators Contest No. 2 ends! Have you started on
    your entry? A team of Nintendo Labo judges will select four winners in
    two categories: Best Toy-Con Musical Instrument and Best Gaming
    Experience using Toy-Con Garage. The contest ends at 10:59 a.m. PT on
    Aug. 20. You can also check out other submissions here
    – and don't forget to give a "like" to your favorites! The prizes
    include a specially designed, collectible cardboard-inspired Nintendo
    Switch system, Nintendo Labo Creators jackets and more. For more info,
    please visit the official contest site at!/contest/.

    where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada
    (excluding Quebec), ages 13+. Nintendo Switch system and Nintendo Labo
    kit required. Contest begins 11AM PT on 7/19/18 and ends at 10:59AM PT
    on 8/20/18. To enter, upload a video of your Toy-Con creation or
    invention as detailed in the Official Rules. 2 Grand Prize winners
    will each receive one (1) collectible Nintendo Switch system (ARV: $
    $1,000 USD), one (1) Nintendo Labo Creators Jacket (ARV: $ 70.00 USD),
    and one (1) award certificate (ARV: $ 70.00 USD). 8 Runner-Up winners
    will each receive one (1) collectible pair of Joy-Con controllers, one
    (1) Nintendo Labo Creators Jacket (ARV: $ 70.00 USD), and one (1)
    award certificate (ARV: $ 70.00 USD). Total ARV of all prizes: $3,640
    USD. Chances of winning a prize depend on eligibility and quality of
    entries received, and how well each meets the judging criteria.
    Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit!/contest-rules/.
    Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.

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*Nintendo Account required. Online services and features, including
online gameplay, are free until the paid Nintendo Switch Online Service
launches in 2018.

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also
offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their
systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the
Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family
of systems.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of
content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users
can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or
purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code
from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop
on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can
be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single
Nintendo Account.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a
PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and
content for the Nintendo Switch system both on-device and from the
Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use
PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or
Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New
Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL and Nintendo 2DS
feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content
their children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo
Network ID gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from
Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from
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