News: Nintendo Download Highlights for October 8th

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Domo arigato Mr. Roboto

This week on the eShop, American Nintendo fans can choose from a beloved cleaning robot, a classically-trained RPG, another 3D remaster from SEGA, and more. In the biggest release of the week, Chibi-Robo returns in his first platformer. The retail version comes with an exclusive amiibo, but the download version's cheaper price may interest you....

News: Super Meat Boy Hinted For Wii U Release

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

"Wii haven't forgotten about U"

With this week's release of Super Meat Boy on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, the bloody platformer is now available on Sony systems, the Xbox 360, and PC's Steam with no Nintendo version in sight. All that may yet change, as a Team Meat blog post strongly hinted that a Wii U port is in the works. To the fan's we're still excluding I'll leave...

News: Sparkle Snapshots 3D Being Removed From Japanese eShop

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Be sure to download before October 23rd

Japanese 3DS owners have a limited amount of time left to download Sparkle Snapshots 3D. Nintendo has posted that Tobidasu Pretty Cure ☆ Kira Deco Revolution (its Japanese title) will be removed from sale on the eShop on October 23rd. No reason for the removal was given, and it's unknown if the app will be removed in other...

News: European Wii U Bundle Includes Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

A fantastic value launches October 30th

Nintendo of Europe has announced a Wii U bundle that includes two of the system's biggest hits. Beginning October 30th, European fans who have held out on a Wii U can pick up a special bundle that includes Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon. The former will be pre-installed onto a 32 gig unit included while Splatoon comes as a download code. Nintendo of...

News: Skull Kid Playable in Hyrule Warrior Legends

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Plus, Phantom Ganon joins in the fun as a boss

According to the latest issue of Famitsu, the Skull Kid from Majora's Mask will be playable in the upcoming Hyrule Warriors Legends. Although little is known about how he'll play, he'll be joined by Phantom Ganon as a boss character. Phantom Ganon will come equipped with an ocarina and a fairy partner in battle, befitting his origins from Ocarina...

News: Get Ready: Splatoon’s Next Splatfest Begins October 9th

Monday, October 5, 2015

Will you travel by land or air?

North American Splatoon players won't have to wait long for the next Splatfest event. The battle of cars vs. planes (for travel) kicks off on October 9th at 9 PM PT and ends the following day at 9 PM PT. The Squid Research Lab reasons that, "On one hand, you can stop whenever you want in a car but you also spend more time getting to your...

Features: PSA: Yo-Kai Watch Anime Premiers Today, October 5th

Monday, October 5, 2015

The invasion begins

If you're looking forward to the upcoming release of Yo-Kai Watch on Nintendo 3DS this November, you're in luck. The anime series inspired by the Level-5 game starts airing in North America this afternoon at 5 PM ET (8 PM Pacific) on Disney XD. Episodes premier all week at 5 PM beginning October 5th through the 9th, then will return to a...

News: Atlus Announces Shin Megami Tensei IV Final

Monday, October 5, 2015

'Disastrous' days of crises

Atlus has announced a new entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series for Nintendo 3DS. Having promised a 'disaster' with 15000 retweets from fans, it delivered Shin Megami Tensei IV Final.  Directed by Satoshi Oyama, it's not a sequel or a remake of Shin Megami Tensei IV, but a brand new game featuring a new cast of protagonists in the same world as...

News: Nintendo Ousted From Interbrand ‘Best Global Brand’ Top 100

Monday, October 5, 2015

Expect some changes in the future

For the first time in 10 years, Interbrand does not consider Nintendo a top global brand. In the latest revision of the 'Best Global Brand' of Top 100 Companies, Nintendo was not included with the likely reasons being the poor sales of the Wii U and Nintendo's lateness getting into mobile software. Apple and Google occupy the first and second...

amiibo: Mii Fighter Three-Pack Appears as Toys R Us Exclusive in North America

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Hopefully not exclusive to eBay afterwards

It looks like the Mii Fighter amiibo may be retail-exclusives in North America. Amiibo News reports via Twitter that the three-pack of the Mii Fighters was spotted on Toys R Us' website as exclusive figures. Toys R Us has yet to comment on the matter. Nintendo of America has recently been loosening the exclusivity on certain reprinted...