New $150 3DS Revealed, 8 Wii U/3DS Games Drop to $20

Nintendo says these deals are "some of the best and most varied we have ever offered."

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Nintendo today announced that eight games are being added to the $20 Nintendo Selects lineup, including The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon. Additionally, Nintendo has revealed a New Nintendo 3DS system (at a lower price) and a handful of Wii U/Amiibo bundles.

Beginning on August 26, Wind Waker HD and Dark Moon, as well as Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Tomodachi Life, Nintendogs + Cats Golden Retriever & New Friends, Lego City Undercover, Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins, and Nintendo Land will see their prices permanently drop to $20.

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These add to the dozens of Nintendo Selects titles already available, including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D and Super Mario 3D World. You can see all the Nintendo Selects games here.

Nintendo also announced a new Super Mario 3D Land Edition New Nintendo 3DS system. Debuting on August 26, the $150 system comes with a pre-installed copy of Super Mario 3D Land, as well as two interchangeable Mario-themed cover plates, one of which features 8-bit versions of iconic Nintendo characters. This system will be sold exclusively at Walmart and Target.

Additionally, Nintendo announced that it will launch new Wii U + Amiibo bundles on September 9. Starting that day, Nintendo will launch five new bundles for $40 each; these include (descriptions written by Nintendo):

Wii U Game Amiibo Character Functionality

Yoshi's Woolly World

Pink Yarn Yoshi Activates "Double Yoshi" in single-player mode, allows players to save favorite collected patterns to the Amiibo figure
Yoshi's Woolly World Light Blue Yarn Yoshi Activates "Double Yoshi" in single-player mode, allows players to save favorite collected patterns to the Amiibo figure

Mario Party 10

Peach Play with and customize the Amiibo in Party Mode
Mario Party 10 Bowser Play with and customize the Amiibo in Party Mode

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Toad Unlocks a hide-and-seek challenge
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"These back-to-school deals are some of the best and most varied we have ever offered," Nintendo marketing executive Doug Bowser (yes, that's his real name), said in a statement. "Now is clearly the best time to get started on your essential Nintendo game collection."

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