News: Pokemon Picross Hits North America on December 3rd

Thursday, November 26, 2015

One more week

After being previously announced for an early December release, Pokemon Picross now has a concrete release date of Thursday, December 3rd. It joins fellow F2P Pokemon games Pokemon Shuffle and Pokemon Rumble World on the 3DS eShop. Pokemon Picross is inspired by the Picross series of puzzle games in which players fill in pictures on a grid....

News: Nintendo Download Highlights for November 26th

Thursday, November 26, 2015

It's turkey time! (you know, gobble gobble)

It's Thanksgiving in North America, so as families celebrate together, the eShop update is particularly light. We have a recurrent theme of pet sims and the lone new Virtual Console release, Konami Krazy Racers from the launch of Game Boy Advance. Other than those, there are many weekend discounts from Nintendo and other third party titles. Wii...

News: Nintendo Announces Full List of eShop Cyber Deals

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Save 50% off of downloadable hits

Right in time for Black Friday, Nintendo has announced their suite of discount Cyber Deals across the Wii U and 3DS eShop. It covers the gamut of eShop originals, retail, and Virtual Console games. Everything listed below is on sale up to 50% off until December 2nd at 8:59 AM PT. Wii U eShop The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD -...

News: Bravely Second Seems to Have Altered Native American Costume

Bravely Second
Monday, November 23, 2015

Here comes the siren of the PC police

Although Bravely Second won't release in the west until early 2016, it looks like we may have a whiff of dramatic localization at hand. A "Spanish store" was sighted with images from the game showing a Native American headdress changed into a cowboy getup in the western version. Neither Square Enix nor Nintendo have commented on the matter,...

News: Nintendo Latin America on Xenoblade Chronicles X’s Lack of Marketing

Xenoblade Chronicles X Direct
Monday, November 23, 2015

"We didn’t do anything too big because the audience for the game already know it exists"

In an interview with Latin American website GameDots, Nintendo for Latin America's marketing director Dianne Segovia discussed the marketing of some of the company's biggest 2015 releases, including the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles X. If it seems as if the game has been under the radar, Nintendo has decided to limit marketing for the role-player...

News: Shigesato Itoi: Mother 4 is “Impossible”

Mother 4 Screenshot
Monday, November 23, 2015

It's a good thing we have the fan-made game coming up!

In a recent interview with Japanese news outlet Game Watch Impress, Mother/Earthbound series creator Shigesato Itoi revealed why Mother 4 would be "impossible" to create for him, saying that 4 and 5 would've already been created had game making been his profession. Among big-time popstars, if they, you know, put out ten albums, around the fourth...

amiibo: Why Pokemon Amiibo Don’t Work in Yoshi’s Woolly World

Friday, November 20, 2015

"We did some trial and error and, unfortunately, we didn’t make these ones"

When Nintendo revealed the amiibo support for Yoshi's Woolly World, consisting of special skins for Yoshi based on the figures, many fans noticed the conspicuous absence of the Pokemon amiibo from the game. This includes Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Charizard, Mewtwo, Greninja, and Lucario. In an interview with Game Informer, producer Takashi Tezuka...

News: Nintendo Opens Official Ebay Store

Nintendo 3DS
Friday, November 20, 2015

One more shop to drop at

Nintendo has opened up a new online avenue for hardware and software. The company has secretly opened an ebay account featuring an array of Wii U and 3DS games, systems, and accessories sold directly by the company. While most items on offer are full-priced, some discounts can be found such as Wii Fit U's retail bundle for $24.99 and a...

News: Mutant Mudds Super Challenge Delayed into 2016

Thursday, November 19, 2015

"Sorry 4 delay"

Renegade Kid has confirmed that Mutant Mudds Super Challenge has been delayed into early 2016. Although originally expected to release in June 2015, it was pushed back in light of the extra content adding to the development time. Developer Jools Watsham broke the news via Twitter, stating that "due to the yummy goodness we're cramming in; Mutant...

amiibo: PSA: Chibi Robo Stand-Alone Amiibo an Amazon Exclusive, On Sale Today

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Get to your local computer this afternoon

The Chibi Robo amiibo will shortly be available as a stand-alone figure, free of its exclusive bundle with Chibi Robo!: Zip Lash in North America. will be the exclusive shopping destination for the amiibo, which goes on sale on November 19th. will start selling Chibi Robo at 2pm Pacific (5pm ET) and it's expected to be in...