3DS Ambassador's free NES games revealed

Are you ready to download some free games, Nintendo 3DS early adopters? The "Ambassadors" program begins September 1, and all eligible 3DS owners will be able to download ten NES classics to their systems. But what are the games? Included in the mix is the original Metroid and Super Mario Bros, as well as two Zelda games.

Here's the full selection:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Ice Climber
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • The Legend of Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
  • Metroid
  • NES Open Tournament Golf
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Wrecking Crew
  • Yoshi

The downloads available on September 1 will be missing a few features. However, an update coming later in the year will allow 3DS owners to re-download the games, with added functionality like multiplayer. In addition, 3DS owners will be able to get ten free GBA games, five of which have been officially revealed so far.