BLOG – Club Nintendo Sept 2013 Summary

A 150 Coin Month –

Nintendo is gearing up for the school season with an educational title but bringing back some forgotten favorites.

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Game #1 – Zoda’s Revenge: Star Tropics II (Wii Virtual Console download, NES)

Price – 150 Coins, normally 500 Wii Points ($5)

Availability – Sept 3, 2013 – October 6, 2013

Summary – Travel through history and time to stop an alien invasion. It is kind of like original Zelda but with some Final Fantasy elements and platforming…kinda.

Opinion – The Star Tropics series is Nintendo long lost franchise that should someday see a revival. If you never experienced the original yo-yo flinging adventure or this forgotten sequel, it is worth checking out.

Worth Your Club Nintendo Coins? – Have some extra coins to spare, sure, then download it.

 

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Game #2 – Pilotwings (Wii Virtual Console download, SNES)

Price – 150 Coins, normally 800 Wii Points ($8)

Availability – Sept 3, 2013 – October 6, 2013

Summary – A Mode7 flight sim.

Opinion – The goal of this SNES launch title was to demonstration simulated 3D environments using 16-bit hardware. It was really cool at the time but hasn’t aged very well.

Worth Your Club Nintendo Coins? Play Pilotwings Resort instead as you can find this game for cheap and a little more polished.

 

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Game #3 – Art Academy: First Semester (3DS eShop download, DSiWare)

Price – 150 Coins, normally $7.99

Availability – Sept 3, 2013 – October 6, 2013

Summary – Learn a variety of art lessons using the touch screen. There are 6 lessons and a Free Paint mode to draw from images from the Nintendo 3DS photo library.

Opinion – Just in time for school’s return, the Art Academy series is a fun way to learn some basics of art, drawing, and painting. If you don’t want to pony up for a more complete version, First Semester is a solid starting point.

Worth Your Club Nintendo Coins? – Yes, if you don’t already own Lessons for Everyone.

 

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Game #4 – Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! (3DS eShop download, DSiWare)

Price – 150 Coins, originally $7.99

Availability – Sept 3, 2013 – October 6, 2013

Summary – A side scrolling puzzle game that requires quick thinking and a love of Mario dolls.

Opinion – This unique puzzle game offers of hours of unique puzzle game gameplay and even has a level editor to share and download stages with the rest of the world.

Worth Your Club Nintendo Coins? – If you only have enough coins to download one game this month this is it.

 

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