Nintendo Download: Alchemy, Baseball and Storytelling Dragons

MLB The Show 23 launches March 28. (Photo: Business Wire)

REDMOND, Wash.--()--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • MLB The Show 23 – Get closer than ever to living out your baseball dreams on the diamond. Shock the game and own The Show with your favorite players, rivalries and MLB moments. Experience expanded commentary and in-game presentation updates that bring updated broadcast themes and realistic 3D environments. Plus, for the first time, MLB The Show 23 is partnering with the World Baseball Classic. Build your dream team of national stars and flashbacks from the 2023 World Baseball Classic tournament and customize your Diamond Dynasty squad with official uniforms from every participating country! Face your friends with cross-platform* play and continue your progress with the cross-progression feature. MLB The Show 23 launches March 28. Pre-order today to get the Gold Choice Pack which includes the full game and 5,000 Stubs.
    • Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key – The final summer, the final secret ... Ryza’s final adventure is about to begin! In hopes of finding a way to save their home, Ryza and her friends set off on a great adventure that revolves around a Key and the roots of alchemy. Explore a vast open field, embark on an adventure with a wide range of friends and use Keys to unlock various gameplay features. Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key launches March 24.
    • Storyteller – Experience some of history’s greatest stories like never before. Storyteller is an award-winning, reactive puzzle game that lets you build the story. Storyteller’s charming animations and comic-panel design allows for a distinct puzzle mechanic. Use your wits to retell familiar tales, or experiment and find something new. Play with a library full of characters and themes, featuring heroes and villains, dragons and vampires, infidelity and remorse, love, lies and more! Use the blank canvas to manipulate secrets and desires, slay monsters or terrorize people with them, betray lovers or bring them together. You know how the stories go – but this time you are the author. Storyteller is available now.
  • Game Boy – Nintendo Switch Online
    • Kirby’s Dream Land 2 – The bridges that connect the seven Rainbow Islands have disappeared! Help Kirby solve the mystery while battling King Dedede and his horde of minions. Along the way, meet Rick, Kine and Coo – each possessing important abilities that will help Kirby save the day! Kirby’s Dream Land 2 is available now.
    • BurgerTime Deluxe – It’s a food fight in this classic arcade game! Give Chef Peter Pepper a hand and create the ultimate burger by traversing an action-packed kitchen to gather your materials. But watch out, because renegade ingredients will stop at nothing to put an end to your cooking days. BurgerTime Deluxe is available now.
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online
    • SIDE POCKET – You might be able to play it cool behind the cue in Nine Ball Game and Pocket Game, but do you have what it takes to finesse with the best in the challenging Trick Game? Make use of a variety of shots in both solo and multiplayer** modes and get ready to rack ’n’ roll in this billiards game that was originally released for Super NES in 1993! SIDE POCKET is available now.
  • Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online
    • XEVIOUS – You are humanity’s last hope against the sinister XEVIOUS collective! Pilot the Solvalou Fighter and its variety of weapons in your mission to destroy XEVIOUS aircrafts and bases from deep behind enemy lines. XEVIOUS differentiated itself from its mid-80s contemporaries with its unique enemy types, hidden gameplay features and variety of vertically scrolling environments. Ask yourself, are you devious enough to beat XEVIOUS? XEVIOUS is available now.

Game Trials:

  • Ready for Kickoff? – Slide, shoot and score into this week’s free*** game trial! The EA SPORTS FIFA 23 Nintendo Switch Legacy Edition game features the latest kits, clubs and squads from the top football leagues of the world, including the addition of top women’s club teams and some of the world’s most famous stadiums. Beginning later today, Nintendo Switch Online members can try out the full game for free! What a win! The free Game Trial period will last until March 29 at 11:59 p.m. PT. If your footwork skills are building and you need more time to make it as the next football star, you can also purchase the game at a 50% discount in Nintendo eShop until April 3 at 11:59 p.m. PT. The stadium lights and roaring fans are calling, so don’t miss out!


  • My Nintendo Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon Sweepstakes – Enter for a chance to win a bewitching prize package in the Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon sweepstakes**** from My Nintendo! Prizes include a wall tapestry featuring the game’s enchanting watercolor art style and a character pin set! Visit to learn more. Additionally, you can redeem your My Nintendo Platinum Points to receive a wallpaper digital reward. Visit to learn more.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

* Requires other console game version. Stubs™ purchased on one game platform are not transferable to another. Nintendo Switch Online membership and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. Games, systems and Nintendo Switch Online membership sold separately.

** Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.

*** Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

**** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13 years old or older. Sweepstakes begins 10:00AM PT on 3/17/2023 and ends at 11:59PM PT on 5/16/2023. To enter, you must (1) have a Nintendo Account (if you do not have a Nintendo Account you can register for one at; (2) visit; (3) sign into your Nintendo Account, and (4) redeem 10 Platinum Points per entry at the My Nintendo Metroid Prime Remastered Sweepstakes page ( as stated in Official Rules. There will be ten (10) winners. Each winner will one (1) 60”x40” Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon tapestry (ARV $100 USD) and one (1) set of seven Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon acrylic pins (ARV $75 USD). Total ARV of all prizes: $1,750.00 USD. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply.

***** Full version of game required to use DLC for that game. Sold separately.

****** Gold Points are awarded based on the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used) and have no cash value. A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem points. Terms apply.

******* Mario Party Superstars, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Yoshi’s Crafted World, and Luigi’s Mansion 3 purchased between March 10 (MAR10 Day!) at 12 a.m. PT until March 23 at 11:59 p.m. PT and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Super Mario Maker 2, and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury purchased between March 24 at 12 a.m. PT until April 7 at 11:59 p.m. PT are eligible for the free Nintendo Switch Online 7-day trial. Redeem code by December 31, 2024. Credit card/PayPal account required for 18+. Free trial cannot be redeemed for a Nintendo Switch Online – Expansion Pack membership nor by a Nintendo Account with an active Individual Membership or Family Membership. Online features and Save Data Cloud features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply.

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Splatoon 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Nintendo Switch Sports. Members also enjoy a curated library of classic NES, Super NES and Game Boy games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Kirby’s Dream Land, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit

With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), a library of select Game Boy Advance games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC (full version of game required to use DLC for that game; sold separately) and retro SEGA Genesis games.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch family of systems, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch family of systems both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit for more details.

Remember that the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo Switch players who register a Nintendo Account gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about parental controls on Nintendo Switch and other features, visit and For all other systems please visit

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Eddie Garcia

Justin Aclin



Eddie Garcia

Justin Aclin