Nintendo Australia has finally updated the Club Nintendo page to include a cool giveaway and an equally cool competition.

Basically, if you register two games on a selected list of Nintendo 3DS games, the company will send you an email containing a special download code to use in the Nintendo 3DS eShop. The code will download a free copy of 3D Classics: Kid Icaurs, a 3D remake of the original Kid Icarus game on NES.

Also, if you’re over the age of 10 years old, you will also be able to register to win a Mario, Toadstool or Peach themed Nintendo 3DS console. A similar competition has been running overseas for a few weeks.

You can read up on all the terms and conditions here. I went ahead and registered all my Nintendo 3DS retail games (of which I have 18) and noticed a few games that aren’t on Nintendo’s list gave me the same “this is a special code” banner after registering. These games were;

  • Sonic Generations
  • The Sims 3D
  • Samurai Warriors: Chronicles
  • Sports Island 3D
  • Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell 3D

Since these aren’t on the “official” list of games, I assume it was a technical glitch. Another glitch I have found is the ability to enter the Nintendo 3DS console competition simply doesn’t show up – at least not straight away. The same can be said for the email containing the download code – it appears to take it’s time being sent out. Maybe it’s teething issues, or maybe you have to wait a while – we’ll keep you informed.

For now, get over there and register those games!

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