3DS Reviews: Battle Miner Review (3DS eShop)

Battle Miner 3DS Review
Sunday, November 23, 2014

Is this blocky title worth your time?

Battle Miner is the first attempt at a Minecraft clone we’ve seen on the Nintendo 3DS eShop sinced Microsoft purchased Mojang a few months back. Although a few Minecraft clones were revealed for the Wii U eShop, Battle Miner is the only one on the 3DS, so those desperate for block-building action might be tempted to pick this title up....

News: Pikmin Theme Coming to the 3DS Theme Shop Next Week

Pikmin 3DS Theme
Sunday, November 23, 2014

And it's adorable

In a post to the Miiverse, Shigeru Miyamoto revealed that a Pikmin home menu theme for the 3DS is scheduled to launch some time next week. If you want more Pikmin in your life, we've created a Pikmin theme for the Nintendo 3DS system! It'll be available from next week in the Theme Shop. We'll let you know as soon as it's ready. If you ask...

3DS Reviews: Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom (3DS)

Adventure Time The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom Review 3DS
Sunday, November 23, 2014

Another magical adventure awaits!

Let me start off by congratulating the folks over at WayForward Technologies on the release of this game since it’ll mark the one year anniversary release of its predecessor. Let me give you a feel for this game. If you played the previous title, let me note that this game is in no way related to it in any way, shape or form. The developers took...

News: Smash Gamecube Controllers in High Demand

Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter
Sunday, November 23, 2014

Peripherals Sold Out!

Was the Gamecube Controller the Height of Tactile Efficiency? Well, it certainly seems that way. Customers have been calling their local GameStop Stores only to be met with astonishment. Yes, a controller from 2001 is causing customers to pay an upwards of 80-90 dollars on places like Amazon and Ebay. If you don't believe me, go see for...

Opinion: Nano Gems #6: Nintendo’s Overlooked Treasures

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nintendo Drugs, Genderless Toads, DK Bongos Comeback, and More...

Nintendo Drugs, Genderless Toads, DK Bongos Comeback, and More... It's been a while but this time we've got a great selection of quirky oddities and rarities.  Everything from Metroid shoes, to Nintendo drugs and of course Charles Martinet's Instagram adventures!  Let's go! Nano-Gems #6 1. Gamecube Controller Mod for your Nintendo 2DS In...

News: Nintendo Releases Two New 60 FPS Smash Bros. Trailers

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Friday, November 21, 2014

Mmm... so many frames per second....

The new 60 FPS update has been all the hype on YouTube lately, allowing newer games to be shown the way they were really meant to be and, as expected, game developers far and wide have taken advantage of this new feature when releasing videos and trailers for their new games. Nintendo of Japan has decided to follow this trend by releasing two...

Wii U Reviews: Ping 1.5+ Review (Wii U eShop)

Ping 1.5+ Review (Wii U eShop)
Friday, November 21, 2014

A game that feels like a classic even when it's not

One of the joys of the indie game community is the release of games that hearken back to the old days. These games are great not only because of this, but because they take simple concepts and make them challenging while still employing modern techniques. Ping 1.5+ is one of those games that feels like a classic game despite obviously not being...

Features: Celebrating Ten Years of the Nintendo DS

Friday, November 21, 2014

Touching was good

As we celebrate the anticipated launches of new Pokemon remakes, Super Smash Bros. on Wii U, and the amiibo toy line, lest we forget November 21st also holds a special place in Nintendo history.  This was also the North American launch date of the Nintendo DS on November 21st, 2004. It marked the first time that a Nintendo system launched...

3DS Reviews: Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Review (Nintendo 3DS)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Welcome to the Red Velvet Room...

In a year chock full of star-studded crossovers like Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney and Super Smash Bros., Atlus has stepped up to the plate with Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. A splendid mish-mash of two wildly popular franchises, Persona Q is neither a true Persona or Etrian Odyssey game per se, but rather something in between....

News: Nintendo Download Highlights for November 20th

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

An Absol-lute Brawl

Nintendo has brought the holidays early, and they invited two of their biggest franchises to the party. There's a lot of content in this jam-packed week on the eShops, but let's be honest: there's only two giant games that everyone is buzzing about. The long-awaited releases of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Hoenn remakes Pokemon Omega Ruby and...