3DS News: Japan Gets a New Zelda: Skyward Sword 3DS Menu Theme

Zelda Skyward Sword 3DS Menu Theme
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

And it looks pretty darn good!

If you're a Wii owner that loves Zelda, chances are you picked up The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword when it was released. Nintendo has now taken note of the massive fandom for this game, and as a result has made a Zelda: Skyward Sword menu theme available in the Japanese theme shop. Please come to the west! The menu theme features the...

Wii U News: Yoshi Circuit From Double Dash!! Making a Return in New Mario Kart 8 DLC

Yoshi Circuit Mario Kart 8 DLC
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Tanooki Buggy has also been revealed!

After selling over a million copies, it's fair to say that Mario Kart 8 is a pretty popular title among Nintendo fans. Now, Nintendo has managed to build the hype whilst serving us a dose of nostalgia by bringing back Yoshi Circuit from Mario Kart Double Dash!! on the GameCube as part of the game's newest DLC...

Interviews: Always Nintendo Chats With OMOCAT

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

An exlclusive interview with the popular artist, designer, & OMORI creator

OMOCAT has been injecting our hopelessly drab world with technicolored nostalgia and stylish badassery for years, but this past Spring the artist surprised us with something we never knew we really wanted: a full-blown, 100% OMOCAT-fueled RPG adventure. Funded within days of its Kickstarter announcement, OMORI proved to be a rousing success as the...

Wii U News: Link amiibo to be Compatible With Hyrule Warriors

Amiibo Cross-game compatibility
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Another example of cross-game amiibo compatibility

Over the summer months, Nintendo unveiled many new games, applications and gimmicks—one of them being (namely) amiibo. It was revealed that these state-of-the-art figurines powered by NFC would store data, and even carry it between games in some cases. Now Nintendo has given us an example of this cross-game compatibility by announcing that the...

Nintendo News: Grab a Free Luigi Hat When you Participate in This Nintendo UK Promotion

Paper Luigi
Monday, October 20, 2014

Because everyone loves Green Mario

Nintendo UK is giving shoppers the opportunity to pick up a Luigi Hat with the purchase of any Luigi-themed item from the official Nintendo UK online store. When shoppers purchase their Luigi-themed item, the hat (which is usually priced) will be discounted to £0.00. Hurry up and get your hat! This promotion ends soon... This promotion...

3DS News: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Gets a New Launch Trailer

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
Monday, October 20, 2014

Tons o' action and adventure

Wayforward Technologies has revealed a new trailer for Shantae and the Pirate's Curse to celebrate the launch of the highly anticipated title filled to the brim with action, platforming and adventure. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOPtDknFwtI Players will embark on a brand new adventure with Shantae, the hair-whipping...

Wii U News: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Getting a Nintendo Direct This Thursday

Smash Bros. 4 Roster
Monday, October 20, 2014

But...what could the new details be?

Nintendo of America and Nintendo of Europe have both confirmed that we'll be receiving a new Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on October 23 at 3 pm PT / 6 p.m. ET. Yup folks, that's this Thursday. https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/524153064237056002 This live-stream event will supposedly focus on 50 new things...

Wii U Reviews: Ballpoint Universe: Infinite Review

Ballpoint Universe Infinite Wii U
Saturday, October 18, 2014

An interesting shooter with an annoying platformer

Ballpoint Universe: Infinite is a fine example of Wii U owners being spoiled. Whenever I get a new game, I don't always have control over the tv so I naturally play them Gamepad only. When I tried that today but couldn't get anywhere, I initially thought, "How could Nintendo allow this broken game on the eShop?" It wasn't until I stepped back and...

Opinion: Gaming in Japan and with the New 3DS

Saturday, October 18, 2014

An American's Time in Japan and with the New 3DS

Gaming in Japan. That sounds like a dream to some Americans who long for games that may never reach our shores. Over the past week, I had the opportunity to visit Japan. Yes, the typhoon hit, but that actually gave me time out of a packed schedule to go exploring the used video game world in Japan. Since my visit corresponded with the release of...

Wii U News: Ballpoint Universe: Infinite Gets a Beautiful New Trailer

Ballpoint Universe Wii U
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Straight from a student's notebook

Ballpoint Universe: Infinite is an indie shooter made entirely with ballpoint-pen sketches where players explore detailed doodle worlds, customize their ink ships and blast through enemies in 16 missions. Now, Arachnid Games has revealed a stunning new trailer for the game, and it gives players a look at the beautiful visuals and awesome gameplay...