Nintendo Download: 17th May (Europe)

This week’s Nintendo Download update is in, bringing in tons of new games, demos, themes and activities to the EU eShops. As always, be sure to add a vote or two to the poll at the bottom of the article, and a comment with your chosen digital pickups. Enjoy!

Switch eShop

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition (Nintendo, €59.99 / £49.99) – Charge into battle with Hyrule’s mightiest legends in Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, exclusively for Nintendo Switch. Cut down entire legions of enemies using powerful, over-the-top Dynasty Warriors-style moves, and switch between multiple fan-favourite characters to enhance your strategies. – Read our Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition review

Little Nightmares Complete Edition (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, €34.99 / £29.99) – Immerse yourself in Little Nightmares, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears! Help Six escape The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal.

Battle Chasers: Nightwar (THQ Nordic, €39.99 / £34.99) – Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an RPG inspired by the console genre-greats, featuring deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world. – Read our Battle Chasers: Nightwar review

Never Stop (Pixelsplit , €4.99 / £4.49) – Keep moving ! Roll and jump – but never stop in this new addicting game! The longer you keep moving without getting stopped by one of the many obstacles or traps, the more points you get. How long can you manage this thrill of speed? Will you be able to dominate your friends in multiplayer?

The Mystery of the Hudson Case (Magic Frame Studios, €4.40 / £3.99) – In 1979, a daring journalist sets out to investigate on his own, after continuous disapproval by his editorial department, the famous case of the Hudson Family. The case never reached the courts. Because of this, the journalist James O’Connell must travel to the state of Louisiana, where a difficult task awaits him if he intends to bring to light all the mysteries that may have been hidden for more than a hundred years in that mansion.

Splitter Critters (RAC7, €5.49 / £4.99) – Splitter Critters is an award-winning freeform puzzle game that puts world-splitting power into your hands. Split and rearrange the world to bring faraway platforms together, move deadly lasers out of the way, and create floating swimming pools to guide alien critters back to their spaceship.

The Adventures of Elena Temple (GRIMTALIN , €4.99 / £4.49) – The game is a monochromatic puzzle platformer made to look as if it were created in the 80s. Overcome obstacles, figure out how to collect all the coins, find all the gems and remember your childhood while doing it! Progress through the game’s dungeon through non-linear exploration and keep an open eye for secrets to find.

Wizard of Legend (Humble Bundle, €15.99 / £13.99) – Wizard of Legend is a fast paced dungeon crawler with an emphasis on dynamic magical combat. Quick movement and even quicker use of spells will allow you to chain spells together to unleash devastating combinations against your enemies! – Read our Wizard of Legend review

ACA NEOGEO BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) – “BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL” is a sports game released in 1990 by SNK. One of the launch titles as the NEOGEO debuted, it came with both a VS Mode and Tournament Mode. The dynamic animation and powerful productions made for an exciting game.

Fairune Collection (FlyHigh Works, €8.99 / £8.09 until 17/05/2018/ 23:59 local time Regular price €9.99 / £8.99) – Fairune is a retro-styled adventure RPG. Our heroine embarks upon a journey to unlock three mysterious statues and seal away a great evil. Throughout the journey she will need to solve puzzles, fight monsters, discover new weapons and improve her abilities. Fairune 2 brings our heroine back for another perilous quest, this time to find a lost fairy. Fairune Origin, being released for the first time, offers an intriguing look at the beginnings of the IP. Fairune Blast is an unlockable treat, meanwhile, to offer something completely different.

FOX n FORESTS (EuroVideo Medien, €19.99 / £17.99) – FOX n FORESTS is a 2D action platformer with RPG and puzzle elements inspired by the glorious days of 16-bit! Switch between various seasons on the fly, shoot and slash with your magic melee crossbow and snatch loot to unveil the mystery of the 5th seasons. A thrilling pixel art fable with rewarding super secrets, screen filling bosses and thriving exploration.

FRAMED Collection (Surprise Attack, €9.99 / £8.99) – Rearrange the panels of an animated comic book to craft the story of a noir-styled spy adventure. Presented in an extensive series of visual puzzles, requiring logic and imagination, each panel move changes the current narrative, leading to all kinds of comedic blunders, untimely deaths–and when solved correctly–stylish heists, fast getaways and nail-biting escapades.

Ice Cream Surfer (Dolores Ent., €8.00 / £7.50) – The evil Broccoli, irritated by the fact that kids hate vegetables and love ice creams, has created an army of vegetables to destroy the flavor galaxy. Only the Ice Cream Surfer with the help of his 4 super tasty friends can prevent that. – Read our Ice Cream Surfer review

Invisiballs (Digital Kingdom, €9.19 / £8.29) – Invisiballs is a competitive local multiplayer game for 2 to 4 players. Everyone controls an invisible ball inside a maze and must capture a golden artifact to win the game. Designed entirely around a new type of gameplay set in a minimalist universe, Invisiballs is simple with a deep learning curve.

Silver Star Chess (Silverstar, €5.99 / £5.29) – One of the standard board games in the “SilverStar” Series of SilverStarJapan. Our latest offering: the game of chess. The “SilverStar” board game engine also plays outstanding chess games.

The Banner Saga (Versus Evil, €19.99 / £17.99) – Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey. Make allies as you travel with your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape. Carefully choose those who will help fight a new threat that jeopardizes an entire civilization. Every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your story unfolds.

White Night (Plug In Digital, €14.99 / £13.49) – Explore the macabre past of an old mansion in the 1930’s and solve puzzles of light and shadows in this fully black & white survival horror! Players are trapped in this nightmare where darkness is a constant threat!

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles (Prideful Sloth, €24.99 / £22.99) – Yonder is set in the world of Gemea, a natural island paradise with eight distinct environments ranging from tropical beaches to snow-capped summits. As the hero of Gemea, you can seek out the hidden and whimsical creatures known as Sprites. Use their power to clear the Murk and restore nature’s beauty. Yonder offers a world to lose yourself in; a world filled with the wonder of discovery and the spirit of adventure.

Henry The Hamster Handler (Pocket Money Games , €2.89 / £2.49) – The ancient art of Hamster alchemy, a long-forgotten lore… Until now. Join the team at Hamsters Inc. as they delve into the practice and reveal that hamsters must endure as many near-death experiences as possible and over time the little furry balls of fun turn into bronze, silver, and gold! It’s your job to ensure that they survive the ordeal before they get melted down and turned into a fancy pair of earrings!

The Pinball Arcade (FarSight Studios, €0.00 / £0.00) – Pinball Arcade is a realistic and comprehensive pinball simulation!

3DS eShop

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (Deep Silver, €39.99 / £34.99) – A spatial distortion full of demons appeared in Antarctica, threatening to engulf the Earth in Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey. The United Nations responded by tasking a team of highly advanced specialists with piercing the anomaly and figuring out how to stop it from the source. Well, get ready to don your Demonica once again in this new expanded port: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux.

Block-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games, €7.99 / £6.99) – Block-a-Pix is a block-filling puzzle where every grid has a picture hidden inside. Reveal the picture by dividing the grid into smaller rectangular blocks. Each block must contain one clue number, which tells you the number of grid squares covered by that block and the colour the block will be painted. y detailed pictures.

Switch Pre-Orders

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (Activision, €39.99 / £34.99, pre-order from 15/05/2018) – Pre-Order until 28/06/2018. 23:59 local time Game description: Play Crash Bandicoot anywhere! Your favourite marsupial, Crash Bandicoot, is back! He’s enhanced, entranced and ready-to-dance with the N. Sane Trilogy game collection. Now you can experience Crash Bandicoot like never before. Spin, jump, wump and repeat as you take on the epic challenges and adventures through the three games that started it all.

Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido (Nintendo, €49.99 / £39.99, pre-order from 17/05/2018) – Pre-Order until 07/06/2018. 23:59 local time Game description: In the fast-paced world of conveyor-belt sushi fighting, match coloured plates and types of sushi to hurl tall stacks of plates at your opponent. The more matches you make, the taller the plate stack and the stronger your attacks will be.

Special Offers

Nintendo Switch

  • Lost Sea (Eastasiasoft ) now €8.99 / £8.09 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • ATOMINE (MixedBag ) now €8.99 / £8.09 until Fri 25th May, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Energy Invasion (EvgeniyKolpakov) now €2.39 / £2.15 until Mon 21st May, normally €2.99 / £2.69
  • One More Dungeon (Ratalaika Games ) now €6.39 / £5.59 until Sun 27th May, normally €7.99 / £6.99
  • Battle Chef Brigade (Cartoon Network) now €13.99 / £12.59 until Wed 23rd May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • De Mambo (DangerousKitchen) now €5.49 / £4.99 until Wed 30th May, normally €10.99 / £9.99
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (DotEmu) now €9.99 / £8.99 until Tue 22nd May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • Lumo (Rising Star Games) now €15.99 / £15.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £19.99
  • The Count Lucanor (Merge Games) now €7.49 / £5.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €14.99 / £11.99
  • SUPERBEAT XONiC EX (Rising Star Games) now €33.74 / £29.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €44.99 / £39.99
  • 88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition (Rising Star Games) now €14.99 / £14.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £29.99
  • Brawlout (Angry Mob Games) now €13.99 / £12.59 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • Coffin Dodgers (Wales Interactive) now €9.09 / £6.99 until Thu 31st May, normally €12.99 / £9.99
  • Conga Master Party! (Rising Star Games) now €5.39 / £4.79 until Thu 24th May, normally €8.99 / £7.99
  • Infernium (Undergames) now €17.24 / £14.99 until Sat 2nd Jun, normally €22.99 / £19.99
  • Ninja Shodown (Rising Star Games) now €7.79 / £5.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €12.99 / £9.99
  • Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure DELUXE (Reign Bros) now €10.49 / £9.40 until Sun 27th May, normally €14.99 / £13.49
  • SUPERBEAT XONiC EX (Rising Star Games) now €33.74 / £ / CHF until Thu 24th May, normally €44.99 / £- / CHF –
  • Tesla vs Lovecraft (10tons ) now €11.99 / £10.39 until Wed 23rd May, normally €14.99 / £12.99
  • The Next Penelope (Plug In Digital) now €9.99 / £8.39 until Thu 24th May, normally €12.99 / £10.99
  • Vostok Inc. (Wired Productions) now €11.99 / £10.39 until Thu 31st May, normally €14.99 / £12.99
  • Bouncy Bob (SONKA) now €2.99 / £2.69 until Fri 8th Jun, normally €4.99 / £4.49
  • Death Squared (SMG Studio) now €8.37 / £8.03 until Mon 4th Jun, normally €12.50 / £11.99
  • forma.8 (MixedBag) now €6.49 / £5.84 until Sun 3rd Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Glaive: Brick Breaker (Blue Sunset Games) now €7.49 / £6.74 until Fri 25th May, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Green Game: TimeSwapper (iFun4all) now €1.49 / £1.34 until Thu 24th May, normally €2.99 / £2.69
  • Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder Devastated (iFun4all ) now €4.99 / £4.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Red Game Without a Great Name (iFun4all) now €1.49 / £1.34 until Thu 24th May, normally €2.99 / £2.69
  • The Way Remastered (SONKA ) now €10.49 / £9.44 until Fri 8th Jun, normally €14.99 / £13.49
  • Wheels of Aurelia (MixedBag) now €6.49 / £5.84 until Sun 3rd Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Rock ‘N Racing Off Road DX (Enjoy Up Games) now €6.39 / £5.75 until Sun 10th Jun, normally €7.99 / £7.19

New Nintendo 3DS

  • Double Breakout (nuGAME) now €4.90 / £4.20 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €7.00 / £6.00
  • Pinball Breakout (nuGAME) now €4.90 / £4.20 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €7.00 / £6.00
  • RTO (nuGAME) now €7.19 / £6.39 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €8.99 / £7.99
  • RTO 2 (nuGAME) now €7.99 / £7.19 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Triple Breakout (nuGAME) now €3.49 / £3.49 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €4.99 / £4.99

Nintendo 3DS

  • Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (Ratalaika Games) now €3.34 / £3.34 until Sun 27th May, normally €4.99 / £4.99
  • Around the World with Hello Kitty and Friends (Rising Star Games) now €14.99 / £14.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £29.99
  • Around the World with Hello Kitty and Friends (Rising Star Games) now €14.99 / £ / CHF until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £- / CHF –
  • Beyblade Evolution (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £19.99
  • BIT.TRIP SAGA (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop (Rising Star Games) now €14.99 / £14.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £29.99
  • Girl’s Fashion Shoot (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £19.99
  • Girl’s Fashion Shoot (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £ until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £-
  • Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi (Rising Star Games) now €11.99 / £11.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £29.99
  • Harvest Moon: Skytree Village (Rising Star Games) now €19.99 / £14.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €39.99 / £29.99
  • Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns (Rising Star Games) now €9.99 / £8.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • Hello Kitty & Friends: Rockin’ World Tour (Rising Star Games) now €14.99 / £12.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £24.99
  • Hello Kitty and the Apron of Magic : Rhythm Cooking (Rising Star Games) now €14.99 / £12.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £24.99
  • Hometown Story (Rising Star Games) now €7.49 / £7.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £29.99
  • Jewel Master Cradle Of Egypt 2 3D (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £17.99 / CHF –
  • Jewel Master Cradle Of Rome 2 (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £17.99 / CHF –
  • Shifting World (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • Super Black Bass 3D (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • Virtue’s Last Reward (Rising Star Games) now €12.49 / £9.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €24.99 / £19.99
  • Art of Balance TOUCH! (Shin’en Multimedia) now €5.24 / £4.71 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €6.99 / £6.29
  • Brilliant Hamsters! (Rising Star Games) now €4.99 / £4.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €9.99 / £9.99
  • Excave III : Tower of Destiny (Rising Star Games) now €3.99 / £3.59 until Thu 24th May, normally €7.99 / £7.19
  • Excave II : Wizard of the Underworld (Rising Star Games) now €5.00 / £4.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €10.00 / £8.99
  • Kutar Concert Staff (CIRCLE Ent.) now €0.69 / £0.69 until Thu 31st May, normally €0.99 / £0.99
  • Kutar Jump Rope (CIRCLE Ent.) now €0.69 / £0.69 until Thu 31st May, normally €0.99 / £0.99
  • Kutar Magic Ball (CIRCLE Ent.) now €0.69 / £0.69 until Thu 31st May, normally €0.99 / £0.99
  • Kutar Quiz (CIRCLE Ent.) now €0.69 / £0.69 until Thu 31st May, normally €0.99 / £0.99
  • Kutar Tube Rider (CIRCLE Ent.) now €0.69 / £0.69 until Thu 31st May, normally €0.99 / £0.99
  • Lionel City Builder 3D: Rise of the Rails (Big John Games) now €2.99 / £2.69 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €4.99 / £4.49
  • Psycho Pigs (Rising Star Games) now €3.99 / £3.59 until Thu 24th May, normally €7.99 / £7.19
  • SADAME (Rising Star Games) now €5.99 / £5.19 until Thu 24th May, normally €14.99 / £12.99
  • Unholy Heights (Rising Star Games) now €2.99 / £2.69 until Thu 24th May, normally €5.99 / £5.39

Wii U

  • Hello Kitty Kruisers (Rising Star Games) now €14.99 / £12.49 until Thu 24th May, normally €29.99 / £24.99
  • 360 Breakout (nuGAME) now €4.90 / £4.20 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €7.00 / £6.00
  • Annihilation (TreeFall Studios) now €1.19 / £1.07 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €1.99 / £1.79
  • Double Breakout II (nuGAME) now €4.90 / £4.20 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €7.00 / £6.00
  • PONCHO (Rising Star Games) now €4.49 / £3.99 until Thu 24th May, normally €8.99 / £7.99
  • RTO (nuGame) now €7.19 / £6.39 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €8.99 / £7.99
  • Star Splash: Shattered Star (Snails Animation) now €1.74 / £1.49 until Thu 31st May, normally €3.49 / £2.99
  • The Gem Collector (TreeFall Studios) now €1.79 / £1.61 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €2.99 / £2.69
  • Triple Breakout (nuGAME) now €3.49 / £3.49 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €4.99 / £4.99
  • forma.8 (MixedBag) now €1.99 / £1.79 until Sun 3rd Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99

DLC / Add-On Content

Nintendo Switch

  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Limited Edition Cars Pack #2 (Microids) – €0.00 / £0.00
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Mclaren 570S GT4 Pack (Microids) – €2.99 / £2.69
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Super Cars Pack (Microids) – €3.99 / £3.59
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Super Car Pagani Zonda Cinque (Microids) – €1.99 / £1.79
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Super Car Mazzanti Evantra (Microids) – €1.99 / £1.79
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Super Car W Motors Lykan Hypersport (Microids) – €1.99 / £1.79
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Limited Edition Cars Pack #2: Alpha Romeo 4C Italian Pike (Microids) – Free
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Limited Edition Cars Pack #2: Lotus Exige S English Racing (Microids) – Free
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Mclaren 570S GT4 Orange (Microids) – Free
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Mclaren 570S GT4 Black (Microids) – Free
  • Gear.Club Unlimited: Gear.Club Unlimited – Mclaren 570S GT4 White (Microids) – Free
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe – Small Puzzles 5 (Lightwood Games) – €1.99 / £1.99
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe – Mixed Puzzles 5 (Lightwood Games) – €1.99 / £1.99
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe – Large Puzzles 5 (Lightwood Games) – €1.99 / £1.99
  • +4 save slots (adds 4 additional save data slots) (althi) – €3.99 / £3.59
  • The Pinball Arcade: Gottlieb Table Pack 1 (FarSight Studios) – €9.99 / £8.99
  • The Pinball Arcade: Gottlieb Table Pack 2 (FarSight Studios) – €9.99 / £8.99
  • The Pinball Arcade: Gottlieb Table Pack 3 (FarSight Studios) – €8.99 / £8.09
  • The Pinball Arcade: Gottlieb EM Table Pack (FarSight Studios) – €8.99 / £8.09
  • The Pinball Arcade: Stern Table Pack 1 (FarSight Studios) – €19.99 / £17.99
  • The Pinball Arcade: Stern Table Pack 2 (FarSight Studios) – €19.99 / £17.99
  • The Pinball Arcade: Alvin G. & Co Table Pack (FarSight Studios) – €7.99 / £7.19
  • The Pinball Arcade: Doctor Who: Master of Time (FarSight Studios) – €4.89 / £4.39

Nintendo 3DS

  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Training Day (Koch Media) – €1.99 / £1.79
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – More and More (Koch Media) – €1.99 / £1.79
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Macca Rain (Koch Media) – €1.99 / £1.79
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Forma Search X (Koch Media) – €1.99 / £1.79
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Sub App 4-Pack (Koch Media) – €6.99 / £9.80
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Strike Team Support Pack (Koch Media) – Free
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Growth Vest (Koch Media) – Free
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Fortune Vest (Koch Media) – Free
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Demon Slayer Pack (Koch Media) – Free
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux – Safe Journey Pack (Koch Media) – Free

Other

Nintendo Switch

  • Urban Trial Playground Demo (Tate Multimedia) (Demo) – Free

Nintendo 3DS

  • Denim Badge 01 (SmileyWorld, Theme) – €1.49 / £1.39
  • Denim Badge 02 (SmileyWorld, Theme) – €1.49 / £1.39
  • Patchtastic 01 (SmileyWorld, Theme) – €1.49 / £1.39
  • Patchtastic 02 (SmileyWorld, Theme) – €1.49 / £1.39

What are you downloading this week? (36 votes)

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition

11%

Little Nightmares Complete Edition

17%

Battle Chasers: Nightwar

11%

The Mystery of the Hudson Case

  0%

The Adventures of Elena Temple

  0%

ACA NEOGEO BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL

  0%

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

11%

Henry The Hamster Handler

  0%

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

8%

Block-a-Pix Colour​

  0%

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So that’s the Nintendo Download update for this week. Be sure to drop a vote in the poll above and in a comment down below with your hot picks/thoughts on this week’s haul…

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