This week's North American downloads - December 21 (Tiny Metal, The Next Penelope and more)

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Fire Emblem Heroes Events:

Special Heroes: Winter’s Envoy – Some Special Heroes in wintry outfits are here to bring a splash of color to these winter days. These Special Heroes are part of a Special Heroes summoning event in the 5 ★ Focus. For new summoning events, the first time you summon, you won’t have to use Orbs! But that’s not all … these Special Heroes also appear in the new Paralogue, Winter’s Envoy, and there are some related limited-time special quests as well! This event lasts until 10:59 p.m. PT on Dec. 31.

Daily Special Maps – Look for Special Maps to be added daily for 11 straight days starting at 11 p.m. PT on Dec. 23! The first time you clear each of these maps, whether on Normal or Hard mode, you can receive one Orb. Clear the Daily Special Maps and earn Orbs daily! This event runs from 11 p.m. PT on Dec. 23 until 11 p.m. PT on Jan. 2. Note: Each map will be available for one week.


Pokémon My Nintendo Rewards – When it launched in Japan 17 years ago, the Pokémon Crystal game introduced many new and exciting elements to the beloved Pokémon franchise. Now this groundbreaking game is coming to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Jan. 26. To celebrate, My Nintendo is offering Pokémon themed rewards, including Pokémon Crystal wallpaper. You can also redeem your points for discounts on several classic Pokémon games in Nintendo eShop:

Pokémon Trading Card Game – 30 percent off
Pokémon Art Academy – 30 percent off
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team – 30 percent off
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team – 30 percent off

And for even more Pokémon style, redeem your points for a Pokémon: Pikachu & Poké Ball Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu theme.

Style Savvy: Styling Star My Nintendo Rewards – The Style Savvy: Styling Star game launches on Dec. 25 for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. My Nintendo is celebrating in style with wallpaper inspired by the game. Plus, don’t forget to try the free demo for Style Savvy: Styling Star, now available for download in Nintendo eShop.

Nintendo 3DS My Nintendo Rewards – Resolve to take your gaming up a notch in 2018! To get you started, My Nintendo is offering new reward discounts on challenging Nintendo 3DS games that’ll give your gaming skills a workout. Redeem your points for these discounts today:

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past (Nintendo 3DS) – 30 percent off (Available Dec. 22)
EarthBound (Nintendo 3DS / Wii U) – 50 percent off (Available Dec. 22)
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. (Nintendo 3DS) – 30 percent off (Available Dec. 22)
Metroid Prime: Federation Force (Nintendo 3DS) – 30 percent off (Available Dec. 22)
Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword (Nintendo 3DS) – 30 percent off (Available Dec. 22)

With your My Nintendo points, you can also ring in the new year with a January 2018 calendar featuring the Master Cycle Zero from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game. And don’t forget to update your Nintendo 3DS system with The Legend of Zelda: A New Adventure HOME Menu Theme.

Looking for more intense games? Check out the Games for Gamers lineup on the Game Store.
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Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week at

Also new this week:
Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
TINY METAL (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
60 Seconds! (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Puzzle Box Maker (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
FruitFall Crush (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
The Deer God (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
The Coma: Recut (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
ACA NEOGEO Pulstar (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
The Next Penelope (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Heart&Slash (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Tactical Mind (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Dec. 22
Bloody Zombies (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Dec. 23
Sparkle Unleashed (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Dec. 25
Energy Cycle (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Dec. 25
RXN -Raijin- (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Mom Hid My Game! (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Mom Hid My Game! (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
The Legend of Dark Witch 3 Wisdom and Lunacy (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
PICROSS e8 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

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