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Whats that? you don't have a Nintendo 3DS (or even 2DS) yet? then these latest offers from Nintendo may be for you with some of the best 3DS games of all time getting a price cut. The five games that have been dropped in price have sold a combined near 10 million units in the U.S alone.

Mario Kart 7, the biggest selling of the five hit titles that have been reduced to 29.99 USD.


Five great Nintendo 3DS games, including the top three best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of all time, are getting a new lower price. Together these five games have sold more than 9 million combined physical and digital units in the United States alone, and represent some of the most fun game experiences available today. The five games are must-haves for anyone who owns a Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS system, and their new price represents an even better value for consumers.

Starting April 22, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will be available in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and in retail stores at a suggested retail price of just $29.99 each.

In order, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land and New Super Mario Bros. 2 represent the top three best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of all time in the United States – each one has sold more than 2.15 million physical and digital units in the U.S. alone. All five of the newly discounted games star classic Nintendo characters and franchises, and their strong sales over time demonstrate the longevity of Nintendo’s games. The games make great gifts, engaging entertainment for families and other spring break travelers, or just a way to introduce kids to the fun of video games.

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*Data regarding physical sales of games are from the NPD Group. Data regarding digital downloads of games and combined physical/digital life-to-date numbers are from Nintendo’s internal sales figures. All numbers, unless otherwise stated, are specific to the United States only.



This follows another promotion for the Nintendo 3DS yesterday whereby the demo version of Mario Golf: World Tour was announced as an upcoming eShop download by Nintendo of Europe. The demo will be available for download from 17/04/2014.


Grab your clubs and bring fun to the fore in Mario Golf: World Tour on Nintendo 3DS family systems! Join Mario and friends for engrossing golf action on your own, or tee off with players from all over the world in thrilling online multiplayer matches. The Mario Golf series is known for combining deceptively deep golf gameplay with ideas you could only find in a Mario game, and Mario Golf: World Tour is no exception! Master a range of courses sure to test even the most experienced player. It’s not all lush greens and blue skies though – take to the fairway on sandy shores, or shoot for the pin on courses inspired by the world of Mario!


Special Offer for Mario Golf™: World Tour from 02/05/2014:
You can get a free download code for Mario Golf™ (Game Boy Color) if you purchase Mario Golf™: World Tour from Nintendo eShop by 29/05/2014!

Mario Golf™ (Game Boy Color) is exclusively available through this offer until 29/05/2014! It will be available for purchase from 29/05/2014 for €4.99 (£4.49). If you take advantage of this offer, you can download it before the official release for free.

The download code will be shown on the screen after purchase, and also on your receipt. You can redeem it immediately on your Nintendo 3DS system or redeem it on any other Nintendo 3DS system later.

Is this the promo that will finally twist your arm into joining club 3DS/2DS? or if you already have a 3DS/2DS will it tempt you to expanding your games library? Let us know!

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