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Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program: Free Games!

As you may or may not know, the Nintendo 3DS recently got a big price drop. While this new, cheaper price may benefit those that waited to buy the Nintendo 3DS, those that got theirs early on and accessed the eShop before August 12 are automatically a member of the Ambassador Program.

Free Games

Ambassador Program members will get ten Virtual Console games from the original Nintendo Entertainment System and ten more Virtual Console games from the Gameboy Advance. You don't get to pick which game, unfortunately, but what you are given are not bad! NES games include classics such as the original Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Ice Climber, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and Yoshi. Balloon Fight, Donkey Kong Jr., and Wrecking Crew are also included, which are all decent games. NES Open Tournament Golf is a bit of a strange addition, but is nice if you are a golf fan. No Gameboy Advance games for the program are out yet, but all ten Gameboy Advance game have been promised to be out before the end of the year.

Get Your Games

To qualify for the Ambassador Program, you will need to have already used the eShop application on your Nintendo 3DS. From the eShop, scroll all the way to the left and access the Settings/Other menu. From there, scroll down to Your Downloads and you can see all the games that you can "redownload" any of the games that you see there for free! You can also get an Ambassador Certificate, which is just a pretty little decoration.

All of the NES Virtual Console games use very little memory, so they will download fast, it should take no more than ten minutes to download all ten NES Virtual Console games. You should also have no problem fitting them all on the SD card that was included with your Nintendo 3DS. Rather, you will find it more difficult to find time to play them all! So, what game are you looking forward to playing? Sound off in the comments below!

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