Nintendo Download list: March 15th (North America)

Nintendo of America have announced the latest content to be made available through the Wii Shop Channel, Nintendo eShop and Nintendo DSi Shop services.

The full list of content is as follows:

Virtual Console (Wii)
* Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa’s Revenge, D4 Enterprise – 900 Wii Points
Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa’s Revenge is the fourth installment in the Samurai Shodown series, which launched in 1996. The combat system is essentially the same as in the third installment, Blades of Blood, with tweaks added to enhance the combat experience, such as a vastly altered Rage Explosion System and more powerful chain combos. The ending also changes depending on the time it takes to clear the game, encouraging players to improve their skills and speed if they want to see the One True Ending. Players can choose from 17 samurai warriors, including new characters Kazuki Kazama and Sogetsu Kazama, to battle their way through the game.

Virtual Console (Nintendo 3DS)
* Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble, SEGA – $4.99
While the evil genius Dr. Robotnik is testing the ultmate destructive weapon, one of his assistants makes a mistake causing his lab to explode and scattering five Chaos Emeralds across the planet Mobius. Sonic and Tails spin-dash to rescue them. Tricky Knuckles streaks right behind, with sticky-fingered Nack the Weasel joining the hunt. Its a triple-threat race to see who will get the Emeralds first!

* Shinobi, SEGA – $3.99
Only you can save them. As Joe Musashi, Red leader of the Oboro School of Shinobi, your destiny awaits. An evil force emanating from Neo City has captured your fellow students. Attack with your powerful katana as you battle for their freedom. Each ninja you rescue adds their formidable weaponry, training and Ninjutsu magic to yours.

* Dragon Crystal, SEGA – $2.99
Imagine a glowing magic crystal. As you gaze into it, an intense force pulls you in and causes a black out. You pinch yourself. But you don’t wake up. You’re caught in a fantastic world of unearthly beauty and deadly demons. Here, countless evil forces confront you. Your only ally is your loyal pet dragon.

Nintendo DSiWare
* Pirates Assault, Circle Entertainment – $1.99 (Nintendo 3DS) 200 Nintendo DSi Points (Nintendo DSi)
Pirates Assault is tower defense game that brings a little twist to the genre. A treasure must be protected, and to accomplish that you have to build the best defense strategy. Even if some pieces of the treasure are stolen, they can be retrieved as long as the enemy that stole your treasure is on the screen and alive. If the enemy is sunk, that piece of treasure can’t be recovered.

Nintendo Video
* Kid Icarus: Uprising – Thanatos Rising: Part 1, Production I.G – Free
Nintendo is partnering with renowned Japanese animation studios to celebrate the Kid Icarus franchise and bring their latest creations exclusively to Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Video. The first anime series, Thanatos Rising, comes from Production I.G. Look for videos from Shaft, Inc. and Studio 4°C, coming soon!

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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