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US Nintendo eShop update: 3D Sonic, Altered Beast, Donkey Kong 3

All this week's new digital content

Classics of the '90s era lead the way in this week's US Nintendo eShop update.

Sega is releasing two '3D Classics' remakes from its retro back catalogue, 3D Sonic the Hedgehog and 3D Altered Beast.

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Meanwhile Nintendo brings NES game Donkey Kong 3 to the 3DS Virtual Console.

Here's the full official list:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

3D Sonic The Hedgehog - 3D Sonic The Hedgehog is the third of eight SEGA 3D Classics making its way to Nintendo 3DS. Enhanced with 3D game play, you will race at lightning speeds across seven classic zones as Sonic the Hedgehog. Run and spin through loops as you collect rings and defeat enemies on your mission to save the world.

3D Altered Beast - 3D Altered Beast is the fourth SEGA 3D Classic to make its way to Nintendo 3DS. Summoned from the dead by Zeus, shape shift into various beasts and fight off hordes of demons to rescue the captured Athena from the clutches of evil. In addition to its new 3D game play, 3D Altered Beast also supports local multiplayer and a new Random Transformation Mode.

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS

Donkey Kong 3 - Classic arcade game Donkey Kong 3 introduces an exterminator named Stanley as he desperately tries to protect the flowers in his greenhouse from Donkey Kong. Armed only with a can of bug spray, Stanley must force Donkey Kong higher and higher into the greenhouse rafters.

Virtual Console on Wii U

The Legend of The Mystical Ninja - In Super NES classic The Legend of the Mystical Ninja, Kid Ying and Dr. Yang must work together to overcome multiple levels and save Princess Yuki. The co-op multiplayer game contains intense worlds filled with side-scrolling levels, colorful graphics, stores for upgrading equipment and a host of mini-games like the Quiz House and Horse Races.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Your favorite gaming friends - on sale now - Donkey Kong headlines the final week of this special offer on select games in the Nintendo eShop. Now through 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 12, get 30 percent off on Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr. and Donkey Kong 3 for Wii U, as well as Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr. and Game & Watch: Donkey Kong Jr. for Nintendo 3DS.

Also new this week:

  • Brilliant Hamsters! (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Hooked on Bass Fishing (DSiWare on Nintendo DSi / Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

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