A Ninja, a Lolo and a Wario: Three Additional NES Games Come to Nintendo Switch Online in December

December 6, 2018

Press Release

Being a Nintendo Switch Online member gives players access to a variety of features, including a collection of NES games with added online play that can be enjoyed on a Nintendo Switch system. On Dec. 12, three games will be added to the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online library: Adventures of LoloNinja Gaiden and Wario’s Woods.

  • Adventures of Lolo – After the love of his life, Lala, is kidnapped by the devilish King Egger and taken to his haunted castle, our hero, Lolo, sets out to rescue her. The journey is perilous, as the Great Devil’s fortress is guarded by a massive army. But Lolo has a few tricks up his sleeve. Combining clever environmental puzzles with tricky enemies and an engaging style, Adventures of Lolo is a true classic.
  • Ninja Gaiden – Take on the role of Ryu Hayabusa, a rising ninja in his family’s clan who travels to America to seek vengeance for his father’s death. Fight your way through six challenging side-scrolling chapters/14 stages (not including boss battles) while defeating gangs of street thugs, battling evil ninjas and fighting barbarian bosses by using the deadly Dragon Sword, ninja skills and ninja magic.
  • Wario’s Woods – Control Toad as he scrambles along the bottom of the screen picking up monsters and bombs and arranging them vertically, horizontally and diagonally to clear the screen of enemies. This game features several modes of play, such as basic, lesson and time race. If you like puzzle games like Dr. Mario, you will definitely love this one!

More NES games will be added in 2019, starting in January.

To make these games feel even more authentic, users can play them with the Nintendo Entertainment System controllers. Next week, the first shipments of these controllers will go out to Nintendo Switch Online members who pre-purchased them. This wireless re-creation of the original, iconic NES controller comes in a pack of two for $59.99 and can be charged by attaching to a docked Nintendo Switch system. The controllers are a special offer for paid Nintendo Switch Online members only, who can purchase them by visiting https://nesc.nintendo.com/nintendo-entertainment-system-controllers.

In addition to classic NES games, Nintendo Switch Online members gain access to online play and Save Data Cloud backup in compatible games, plus a smartphone app that enhances features of supported games. Individual Membership options include one month for $3.99, three months for $7.99 or 12 months for $19.99. A 12-month Family Membership for up to eight Nintendo Account holders is available for $34.99/year. Also, a seven-day free trial is available for new users.

For more information about Nintendo Switch Online, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/.

Adventures of Lolo © HAL Laboratory, Inc.
Ninja Gaiden ©1989 KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Wario’s Woods ©1994 Nintendo.

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