News: BBC: Industry Watchers Discuss the Zelda Wii U Delay

Zelda U Open World
Monday, March 30, 2015

Is the Wii U really doomed

The sudden delay of Wii U's Legend of Zelda last week prompted all sorts of reactions across the net. The decision, while not easy, was made to incorporate new ideas and perfect the game's open world design. Some people were positive that this delayed game would be great in the end, but a select few were on the negative side. The BBC's Emily...

News: Cult Classics Monster Tale and Toki Tori Return for 3DS eShop Remasters

Monday, March 30, 2015

See them again...for the first time

The 3DS is about to see a pair of cult classics in remastered form. 2011 saw the release of Monster Tale for the DS, a quality game that flew under the radar due to the launch of the 3DS, and Toki Tori originated as a 2001 Game Boy Color title launched mere months before the Game Boy Advance. These games, united by their poor initial sales, are...

News: Project M 3.6 Trailer Revaled

Project M 3.6
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Saffron City HD, new costumes and more!

Project M 3.6 was just revealed at Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament Aftershock, and as expected, it comes with many new and interesting additions. Check out the trailer below: Project M 3.6 adds new character skins, stages and more to an already fun game so players can duke it out in new...

News: New Retro 3DS themes in 3DS Theme Shop!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Which one will you be picking up?

If you're reading this, you're almost certainly a fan of either the nubile Samus Aran or the poorly named winged Pit. If so, rejoice as the big N has added two new 3DS themes to the theme shop for your rose tinted enjoyment! The Samus theme bundles up all your apps into a convenient group for easy selecting and features a cool retro Samus,...

Features: Nintendo 3DS Celebrates 4 Years of North American Release Under Great Evolution

Iwata Region Locking Plans
Friday, March 27, 2015

From underdog to portable champion

It's scary to think, but the Nintendo 3DS launched in North America on this day in 2011. While it rode a great deal of pre-release hype thanks to a stellar line-up of promised games coupled with the glasses-free 3D, things slowly unraveled at the launch. But thanks to some hard and necessary choices by Nintendo, the handheld made an incredible...

News: BREAKING: Zelda Wii U May Slip Into 2016, Will Skip E3

Zelda U E3 2014
Friday, March 27, 2015

It's Twilight Princess all over again

Many games have had a bad habit of slipping from their original release dates in 2015. It's happened with Uncharted 4, Batman: Arkham Knight, and now Nintendo has joined the list. Despite being heavily anticipated since E3 2014, Nintendo uploaded an ominous video to announce that The Legend of Zelda Wii U is no longer shipping in 2015. As producer...

News: Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions Returns for 2015 Tour

Friday, March 27, 2015

Meloetta's glittering recital

The Pokemon Company dazzled fans last year with the Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions tour, a collaboration with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra who performed sweeping takes on classic Pokemon melodies. The concert proved to be enormously popular in its first run, thus it returns for a more expansive tour across America. Beginning this Friday, advance...

News: Wal-Mart Offering New 3DS XL Bundle for $220

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Includes Smash Bros. and free amiibo for a smashing price

We at Always Nintendo don't often spotlight retail discounts, but we are more than happy to share them when they are extraordinary in their value. As of this writing, Wal-Mart is offering a special bundle on the New Nintendo 3DS XL, throwing in a copy of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and an amiibo of your choosing, all for $219.99 (with shipping...

News: Nintendo Download Highlights for March 26th

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A fistful of quarters

It's a retro jubilee this week on the eShop, with an early arcade tribute and virtual arcade ports headlining a small week. The Wii U gets an interesting eShop original with the supremely retro Dot Arcade, and its Virtual Console sees the GBA port of Namco Museum. If old-style games don't float your boat, another LEGO Ninjago game launches on 3DS,...

General: Standard New Nintendo 3DS Spotted on FCC Website

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Do you believe?

Nintendo fans in North America have been enjoying the New Nintendo 3DS XL, but there's no denying they still sting from the lack of the smaller New 3DS. That version of the updated 3DS is well-known for its compact size, colorful buttons, and face plates, but it's launched everywhere worldwide except for North America. Yesterday, however, those...