Features: AC Month: Every Wave One amiibo Card Revealed

Animal Crossing Amiibo Cards
Friday, August 28, 2015

You gotta spend money to ma--uh...get a shiny KK Slider card...?

I love the smell of burning wallets in the morning! Oh, and while we're on that topic, here is every wave one Animal Crossing amiibo card. If you didn't know already, amiibo are Nintendo's version of the toys-to-life figurine craze, with the amiibo being figures of popular Nintendo characters, such as Mario. However, these amiibo aren't just...

News: Kerbal Space Program Announced for Wii U, Billed as “Definitive Edition”

Friday, August 28, 2015

Releases day-and-date with PS4/Xbox versions

As part of Nintendo's Nindies@Night panel with PAX Prime, indie studio Squad is bringing their PC hit Kerbal Space Program to Wii U. Nintendo is promoting it as the "definitive version", according to Damon Baker, as the Wii U GamePad is the key to differentiating the port. We feel we have the definitive version on Wii U because of our...

amiibo: Shovel Knight Amiibo Confirmed, Unlocks Features Across 3DS and Wii U Versions

Friday, August 28, 2015

Will work with future games as well

After a back and forth of rumors, the highly-anticipated Shovel Knight amiibo was announced at last night's Nindies@Night live stream. It will work across both versions of Shovel Knight on Wii U and 3DS. When you scan in the Shovel Knight amiibo into its eponymous game on Wii U, a friend can join in for co-op multiplayer. Across both the Wii U...

News: Pokemon Marketing Director Teases 20th Anniversary Plans

Thursday, August 27, 2015

"We’ll keep you on your toes!"

In accordance with the Pokemon franchise's upcoming 20th anniversary, The Pokemon Company International's marketing director promises that news is coming. In an interview with Nintendo World Report, J.C. Smith says information aside from Pokken Tournament's upcoming Wii U port is inevitable, but is keeping quiet for now. NWR: 20 years. February...

News: New Splatoon Weapons Heading Your Way

Splatoon Bamboozler 14 MK I
Thursday, August 27, 2015

An update that will bamboozle everybody!

Friday night at 7:00 PM (PST)/10:00 PM (EST), right before Splatfest, two new weapons will hit Splatoon's weapon shop! These new weapons are the Bamboozler 14 MK I, a splat charger made out of bamboo, and the L-3 Nozzlenose D, a variant of the nozzlenose set of shooters. We are not aware of what the sub and special weapons will be included in...

amiibo: Do Amiibo Dream?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Toys-to-life could mean so much more.

It's a strange question to be sure: do amiibo dream?  I know, there's no way that's possible... right?  It's just a bunch of plastic and a funky looking NFC chip in the base. But I can't be the only one smoking po-err I mean... thinking that the "toys-to-life" concept can mean so much more.  There's this movie where the toys come to life,...

amiibo: GAME Accidentally Ousts Shovel Knight Amiibo

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Set to work with other Yacht Club Games releases

British retailer GAME tweeted out the news that a newly-announced Shovel Knight amiibo will release on November 27th in the UK. The tweet was deleted shortly thereafter. This comes just ahead of PAX Prime and a promised "megaton announcement" from developer Yacht Club Games. According to the listing, the Shovel Knight amiibo won't work with...

News: Nintendo Download Highlights for August 27th

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Colors of the Wind

The Wii U dominates this week's new releases, with the next indie sensation, two classics from Treasure, and the latest Disney Infinity leading the way. Runbow's colorful cadre of runners hangs in the spotlight, with a 15% discount if you downloaded its E3 demo. Fans of the hardcore shooter Sin & Punishment get both its installments, spanning...

Community: Check out Nintendo’s Plans for PAX Prime 2015

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Attendees can experience demos, a panel, and an Indie gaming lounge

PAX Prime 2015 begins this Friday in Seattle, Washington and Nintendo is bringing out a cornucopia of activities for fans to look forward to. At their booth on the show floor, attendees will get the chance to play portions of Star Fox Zero, Super Mario Maker, The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, and Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash before the titles are...

Features: Installing Installments: Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing Wallpaper
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Five changes the sequel needs to make to be the best it can possibly be

Animal Crossing has had 4 main series games as of the time this article was published. Each one bringing something new to the formula and some taking said pieces of the formula away. Yet this begs the question… what would make a perfect Animal Crossing sequel? Well, welcome to Installing Installments, the segment where we talk about just that;...