Game & Watch Gallery headlines the Nintendo DL

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You can’t get much more ‘classic’ in the portable gaming realm than Game & Watch can you? Get ready to relive the ’80s on your Nintendo 3DS in this week’s Nintendo Download.

Who doesn’t remember (unless you weren’t born yet) the magical days of ‘playing’ on a tiny LCD screen? The wonderful age of whiling away literal minutes in the back seat of the family car on a 2″ grayscale screen to the soothing sounds of ‘bleep’ and ‘bloop’. Fantastic!

And now you can relive those lazy days of the early 1980’s with Game & Watch Gallery 2 on the 3DS’ Virtual Console! This isn’t a repro of the actual G&W by the way, it’s a rerelease of the Gameboy Color version. Basically that means that you get the original and revised copies of all the games included. (it’s actually pretty neat too)

Oh, and if you’re a Wii owner, you’ll be treated to… *tumbleweed rolls by, wind whistles*



  • Game & Watch Gallery 2 – $3.99 — Enjoy five different games in both their original and revised versions. Classic versions take you back to the ’80s, while modern versions offer improved play control, color and sound effects. 
  • Mighty Switch Force! New Edition – $5.99 — A revised version of Mighty Switch Force! is now available in the Nintendo eShop. This edition includes five new bonus levels, enhanced stereoscopic effect to all previous levels, and a “retry” button for dedicated speed runners. Players who already own Mighty Switch Force! can download this edition at no additional cost.


  • Snakenoid Deluxe – 500 points/$4.99 — Enjoy a unique blend of classic game concepts. Use the stylus to control a snake on the lower screen and bounce the ball to destroy boulders on the upper screen.


  • Madagascar 3 (3D) trailer – Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman journey through Europe in a traveling circus as they fight to get home to the Big Apple. Catch the trailer in 3D on Nintendo Video.

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