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  • News 3DS YouTube Service Ends In Japan This September

    Turning off the lights

    Nintendo's website has revealed Google's YouTube service for the 3DS will end on 3rd September in Japan. After this date, users in this region will no longer be able to download the free app from the 3DS eShop. The YouTube app for the 3DS originally went live in 2013 and followed on from the YouTube update for the Wii U...

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  • Nintendo Download 28th June (Europe)

    Here are all the shiny new things arriving on the EU eShops

    The Nintendo Download for Europe update has gone live, bringing with it all manner of new games, DLC, demos, themes and more to the various eShops in your region. So have a read and see what takes your fancy. And while you're here, why not drop a vote in the poll, and a comment down below...

  • Nintendo Download 28th June (North America)

    Every new bit of content hitting the NA eShops

    The Nintendo Download update has gone live, bringing with it plenty of new additions to the eShops. From tiny indies to full-blown triple-A releases, there's bound to be something to tickle your fancy. As always, be sure to drop a vote in the poll and a comment below with your favourite new additions to...

  • Nintendo Download 21st June (Europe)

    The European eShops have some new goodies

    The Nintendo Download has arrived on the EU eShops, and that means lots of new games, DLC, demos and themes to add to your growing collection. Be sure to leave a vote in the poll below, and a comment with your hot picks from the latest digital haul. Enjoy! Switch eShop: Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo,...

  • Nintendo Download 21st June (North America)

    Here are all the new games arriving on the NA eShops

    The latest update to the Nintendo eShops in North America is here, and it's brought all manner of new and exciting games to your digital doorstop. Whether its a LEGO-themed blockbuster or a new addition to your growing HAMSTER collection, there's bound to be something to tickle your fancy. Be sure...

  • Nintendo Download 14th June (Europe)

    Every new bit of content hitting the eShops

    Welcome to this week's Nintendo Download roundup, your weekly update on every new game, piece of DLC, discount and theme coming to the eShops in your region. As always, drop a vote in our poll if it takes your fancy, and leave us a comment below with your thoughts on the latest additions to Switch, 3DS and...

  • Nintendo Download 14th June (North America)

    New games, DLC, discounts and more

    Thursday is here once more, bringing with it the promise of a new weekend on the horizon, and a fresh update to your local eShops. This week's haul of digital delights includes everything from a battle royale phenomenon and an objective-based shooter to a shape-based puzzler and grim-looking platformer. We'd like...

  • Nintendo Download 7th June (Europe)

    Get the lowdown on the Nintendo Download

    Update: Sorry for the delay, but Nintendo Life didn't receive the latest update from Nintendo of Europe until this morning. Thanks for your patience. E3 2018 is mere days away, so what better way to get you in the mood for the big announcements and reveals to come than a nice new game or two? The latest...

  • Nintendo Download 7th June (North America)

    All the new games and content coming to the NA eShops this week

    The Nintendo Download is here yet again, and it's the last one before E3 2018 kicks off and all that hype turns into actual game announcement and realised dreams. So to get you in the mood for all those revelations to come, we've gathered together all the new additions to the various...

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  • Nintendo Download 22nd February (Europe)

    Here's all the new games and extra stuff arriving on the EU eshops

    Thursday has rolled around yet again, and with it comes another new Nintendo Download update. This week's haul is an impressive one, with triple-A ports, indie darlings, Neo Geo revivals and enough games in between to satisfy even the pickiest of player out there. Which ones will...

  • Nintendo Download 22nd February (North America)

    Every new game and piece of content hitting the NA eShops

    Hello, and welcome to another day of virtual treasures and digital morsels from the world of Nintendo! This week's impressive haul is a hefty one, and includes everything from the triumphant return of a video game icon, a platformer with a love of vocabulary, the usual glut of Neo Geo ports...

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    Review SteamWorld Dig 2

    Diggin’ up a treat

    Image & Form’s SteamWorld franchise has become somewhat of a household name among the Nintendo eShops as of late, with games spread across Switch, 3DS, and Wii U gathering almost nothing but praise from players and critics alike. SteamWorld Dig 2, which is perhaps unsurprisingly the sequel to the rather wonderful...

  • Nintendo Download 15th February (Europe)

    Games, games and more games on the EU eShop

    It's that time of the week again as the Nintendo Download rolls around with another treasure chest filled with all manner of virtual goodies. Whether it's a brand new game, an extra piece of DLC, a new theme, a free demo or more, there's always a ton of new content to peruse on Nintendo's myriad eShops...

  • Nintendo Download 15th February (North America)

    All the games and downloadable content hitting the NA eShops

    It's Thursday and that can only mean one thing, people - Nintendo Download day! As usual, Nintendo has stuffed its virtual hamper full of tasty downloadable treats for Nintendo Switch and 3DS, so whether its a new indie hit, a Neo Geo classic, a piece of DLC or a much-wanted theme,...

  • News SteamWorld Dig 2 Will Dig A Path To Nintendo 3DS On 22nd February

    Dual-screen digging

    The Switch eShop version of SteamWorld Dig 2 has already tunnelled its way into our hearts - in fact, we loved it so much we gave it a 9/10 - but what about those players who played the equally great first game on Nintendo 3DS? Well, wonder no more fellow handheld friends because developer Image & Form has revealed the...

  • Nintendo Download 8th February (Europe)

    Every game, demo, DLC and them hitting the EU eShop today

    It's that time of the week once again as the European eShops get a brand new blowout of must-own digital titles, demos, DLC and more. This week we've got some huge new games, including a new and rewarding approach to the Minecraft formula, some gravity-defying platforming and plenty of Neo...