Nintendo Starts Offering NES Classics to All in the 3DS eShop

Nintendo not only gave its 3DS "Ambassadors"—early adopters of the device—10 Virtual Console classics for free, it also didn't let anyone else buy them. That exclusive privilege appears to be headed to a close, as the Japanese eShop has already listed Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, and will get Super Mario Bros. » 12/30/11 4:00am 12/30/11 4:00am

How to Check Your 3DS Ambassadorship Status

I've never been named an ambassador. I was once, like the Philadelphia Eagles' Hugh Douglas, a badassador, but that is altogether a different thing. Anyway, this free-games 3DS Ambassador program, rewarding suckers early adopters like yours truly, required North American customers to log into the Nintendo eShop before… » 8/20/11 11:00am 8/20/11 11:00am