Donkey Kong: Original Edition free with 3DS eShop purchase of Art Academy or Crossword Plus

Donkey Kong: Original Edition is available for free to Club Nintendo members who purchase and register Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone! or Crossword Plus through the 3DS eShop by January 6th, 2013, Nintendo announced today.

This downloadable version of the game includes content previously released only in Japan and is compatible with both the 3DS and 3DS XL systems. Donkey Kong: Original Edition is not available for individual purchase.

Art Academy, which instructs players in painting and drawing techniques, and word puzzle compilation Crossword Plus are available today for $29.99 each at retail and digitally.

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