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Special Cybernetic Attack Team On The Scene!

It’s 2029, and New York City has been destroyed. Aliens bent on the annihilation of the human race have linked up the ruins with their space station, and it seems nothing will stop their invasion!

Enter S.C.A.T.: the Special Cybernetic Attack Team! Half human and half robot, this elite unit, including playable characters Arnold and Sigourney, is the only thing standing between humanity and the end of life on Earth as we know it.

Known as Final Mission in Japan and Action in New York in PAL territories, this classic title is now part of the available now on the Nintendo Switch Online NES service! This game offers one or two player intense action you won’t want to miss!

If you’re already a subscriber of the Switch Online service, you can download the NES games app totally free right now. For more information, including pricing and game availability, see Nintendo’s site for Switch Online Services.

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Natsume Championship Wrestling Has Arrived!

Joining the Switch Online SNES lineup is a classic from yesteryear. Originally launching in 1994, it broke the tradition of other games in the genre by having a wide array of moves and multiple difficulty levels.

Natsume Championship Wrestling wasn’t the first wrestling game to land on the Super Nintendo, but its a consistent fan fave to this day.

Join a roster of quirky characters as you play through exhibition matches or make a run for one of the two coveted championship belts, including a tag team mode!

But don’t be a slacker! These matches won’t last forever and it’s up to you to score the win before time runs out. Are you ready to take on the competition?

NATSUME CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING is available to play right now for all Switch Online subscribers. Want to learn more about Switch Online and its benefits? Click here!

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Nintendo Switch Online Unleashes Wild Guns!

It’s time for Clint and Annie to jump back into the saddle, and if you’ve never experienced the arcade-style shooter WILD GUNS, now is the perfect time.

Steampunk and the Wild West clash for a memorable experience! The duo each has their own reasons for tracking down the Kid Gang, but no matter which character you play, they are going down.

Each character can jump, dive, and roll to get out of the way of the barrage of bullets enemies let fly – or shoot them down with their own gun! Watch for those “Look Out!” bubbles to dodge the toughest attacks.

Want to learn more about the Nintendo Switch Online program or sign up for a free trial? All the info is available here: https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/

Looking for a modern take on the classic formula? Wild Guns RELOADED is available now on multiple plaforms:

Nintendo Switch
PC via Steam
PlayStation 4

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Legend of the River King (3DS VC)

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re travelling back in time to 2013…

Originally released in November 1999, The Legend of the River King is a unique fishing RPG that offers two fantastic gameplay modes, putting your angling and survival skills to the test!

FISH MODE
Follow a young boy’s quest for the elusive Guardian Fish. Only with its magical powers can he save his sister from a mysterious illness. Choose a fishing spot from the quiet lakes to the raging rapids. Check the water conditions, and then select from a variety of fishing rods and tackle.
But watch out, because dangerous animals will attack you along the shores!

  • Stop at the local villages to sell your catch and restock supplies.
  • Rest at an inn before moving on to the next big bite.
  • Catch all 40 different species of fish to reveal new fishing spots!

RAISE MODE
Looking for a more relaxed experience? Try your hand at raising pet fish!

  • Keep your fishie happy by regularly checking its status
  • Clean the tank to ensure it stays healthy
  • Watch your new friend as it evolves into a different species!

Sounds like a lot of fun right? Good news: you can play Legend of the River King right now on your 3DS via the Virtual Console. Click here to learn more about the game or buy it directly from your 3DS console on the Nintendo eShop.

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World’s Most Dangerous Warriors Arrive on Nintendo Switch

It’s the year 2029 and America is ruled by the evil Emperor Garuda. Two shadowy ninjas from the Iga clan have to infiltrate and battle all the way through multiple stages to overthrow the emperor and save the nation.

That’s right – Shadow of the Ninja is available now on the Nintendo Switch Online NES service! Did you know? This title was called Blue Shadow in PAL territories.

If you’re already a subscriber of the Switch Online service, you can download the NES games app totally free right now. For more information, including pricing and game availability, see Nintendo’s site for Switch Online Services.

As a special treat, please enjoy a classic ad for Shadow of the Ninja!

PS: We’ve run out of Shadow of the Ninja t-shirts. Sorry~