Nintendo Download Update – The Legend of Zelda, Family Tennis 3D, new demos

Yet another better than average Nintendo Download Update for this week with none other than The Legend of Zelda now being available for download for the Nintendo 3DS as part of Nintendo’s 8-bit Summer event.  There’s also the original NES Open Tournament Golf as well. Other than those classics there are a couple of 3DS demos, a Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword sale and more.

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The Legend of Zelda ? Celebrate the Nintendo eShop “8-bit Summer” series with this smash-hit adventure, originally released on the NES console in 1987. Help Link restore the Triforce, rescue the princess and thwart Ganon’s evil plans. (For Nintendo 3DS)

NES Open Tournament Golf ? This classic NES game from 1991 ? now available for Nintendo 3DS as part of the Nintendo eShop “8-bit Summer” series ? lets you challenge another player in Stroke, Match and Tournament modes. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Heroes of Ruin  (demo version) ? Enter the Elder Forest using a customized character from one of two classes ? Vindicator or Gunslinger. Discover fierce villains, optional side quests and the ability to link up with friends through local or worldwide multiplayer. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Family Tennis 3D ? This casual tennis game features eight playable characters and six different courts, all packed with variety. Start with the Tournament mode to unlock everything in the gallery, then try the minigames. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Game of the Weekend

The “Game of the Weekend” program is featuring Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword. For a limited time this precision sword-fighting game is available at a special price of $4.99. Offer is valid from 9 a.m. Pacific time on Friday, July 6, through 9 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, July 8. (For Nintendo 3DS)

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