This April, Rusty's Real Deal Baseball will be released in the eShop. It's a baseball game where you...hit baseballs, no big deal there, but the way you buy the game is pretty nuts.

See, you download the main game for free. The minigames you play within, though, you have to buy. Nintendo gave an example price of $4.00 for one of these titles, but that price isn't locked down.


Instead, you can negotiate the price, by offering an in-game character certain items. If you offer something they like, then the actual price, in real human money, comes down.

Knock it out of the park in a series of baseball-themed minigames that will have you swinging at disappearing fastballs, bringing down UFOs with the help of some rubber tires, or even becoming an umpire and ringing up batters. But before you play ball, you'll have to haggle with that miserable mutt, ex-pro baseball player Rusty Slugger, to lower the actual Nintendo eShop* purchase price of each minigame! Don't worry, you can use weird in-game items like donuts and nose hair trimmers (that's not a typo) to help you get the lowest price possible.

Crazy, no? I mean, look at that screen up top!

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