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    3DS early adopters will receive free Game Boy Advance games on Friday

    3DS early adopters will receive free Game Boy Advance games on Friday


    Nintendo has announced details of its Game Boy Advance giveaway, with titles including Metroid Fusion, Mario Kart Super Circuit and Yoshi's Island available to download from December 16th. The offer is open to anyone who bought a 3DS before the August price drop.

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    Previous 3DS owners feeling burned by the dramatic price drop in August were already able to download 10 free NES games as a goodwill gesture, and now Nintendo's revealed final details of the second half of the deal via a SpotPass notification. Come Friday, participants in the "Ambassador Program" will be able to download 10 Game Boy Advance games from the eShop at no cost.

    The titles on offer are:

    • F-Zero Maximum Velocity
    • Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island
    • The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
    • Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
    • Kirby & the Amazing Mirror
    • Mario Kart: Super Circuit
    • Mario vs. Donkey Kong
    • Metroid Fusion
    • Wario Land 4
    • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames

    There are some real gems in that collection, whether you played them on their original platform or not. If the process is like it was for the NES games, each title will be automatically added to your purchase history, though last week's firmware update means you shouldn't have to download them all individually this time around.