News: Nintendo Targeting 20 Million NX Systems Shipped in 2016

Monday, November 30, 2015

High ambitions

Nintendo's NX remains a mystery wrapped in an enigma, but it sounds like the company has high expectations for its market performance. According to chain supplier Upstream (via Digitimes), the NX is scheduled to enter manufacturing in the first quarter of 2016 with a targeted fall release. Nintendo plans to ship 20 million units of the system in...

Reviews: Xenoblade Chronicles X Review (Wii U)

Xenoblade Chronicles X Wii U Review
Monday, November 30, 2015

Oh, you're in for a good time!

The next massive sci-fi role-playing game from Monolith Soft, the creators of Baten Kaitos and Xenoblade Chronicles, comes exclusively to Wii U. A terrible intergalactic war leaves just a handful of Earth survivors trying to live in a beautiful yet hostile environment. Players engage in battles against powerful creatures of all forms and sizes...

Features: Xenoblade Chronicles X Video Review (Second Opinion)

Monday, November 30, 2015

Should JRPG fans buy a Wii U just for this game?

Xenoblade Chronicles is widely seen within its genre as one of the finest and most epic of its kind.  While it was no doubt limited by the power of the Wii, Monolith Soft is now working with a far more powerful piece of hardware.  Is Xenoblade Chronicles X the epic, dream JRPG we always...

News: Burgers vs. Pizza Splatfest Confirmed for North America

Burger Pizza Splatfest
Saturday, November 28, 2015

An age old war will finally be settled

Splatoon's newest Splatfest event has been confirmed on the game's blog and it sure has many gamers struggling to decide. Nintendo has finally decided to settle the war over which food item is better--Pizza or Burgers. Now that the turkey and stuffing are out of the way, it's time to settle one of the most heated (and occasionally re-heated)...

News: Target: Wii U Among Top 3 Best-Selling Black Friday Items

Wii U Banner
Friday, November 27, 2015

Sitting pretty alongside the iPad and Apple Watch

Nintendo had a very good start to the holiday season. According to retailer Target, the Wii U was the best-selling item on for Black Friday, nestled above Apple's iPad and Apple Watch devices. These items were among the many that contributed to Target's best Black Friday sales ever, sitting 35% above 2014's record. The Wii U's...

News: Natsume and Square Enix Outline Black Friday eShop Sales

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Big savings both digital and physical

In addition to Nintendo's much-publicized Cyber Deals eShop sale, both Natsume and Square Enix are offering games available on Wii U and 3DS on steep discount. Natsume is running the Make Everyone Happy sale running from November 24th through the 30th. The games are up to 50% off their normal price and include the following: 3DS...

News: Pokemon Picross Hits North America on December 3rd

Thursday, November 26, 2015

One more week

After being previously announced for an early December release, Pokemon Picross now has a concrete release date of Thursday, December 3rd. It joins fellow F2P Pokemon games Pokemon Shuffle and Pokemon Rumble World on the 3DS eShop. Pokemon Picross is inspired by the Picross series of puzzle games in which players fill in pictures on a grid....

News: Nintendo Download Highlights for November 26th

Thursday, November 26, 2015

It's turkey time! (you know, gobble gobble)

It's Thanksgiving in North America, so as families celebrate together, the eShop update is particularly light. We have a recurrent theme of pet sims and the lone new Virtual Console release, the Game Boy Advance launch title Konami Krazy Racers. Otherwise, there are numerous weekend discounts from Nintendo and third party titles. Wii U...

News: Nintendo Announces Full List of eShop Cyber Deals

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Save 50% off of downloadable hits

Right in time for Black Friday, Nintendo has announced their suite of discount Cyber Deals across the Wii U and 3DS eShop. It covers the gamut of eShop originals, retail, and Virtual Console games. Everything listed below is on sale up to 50% off until December 2nd at 8:59 AM PT. Wii U eShop The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD -...

News: Bravely Second Seems to Have Altered Native American Costume

Bravely Second
Monday, November 23, 2015

Here comes the siren of the PC police

Although Bravely Second won't release in the west until early 2016, it looks like we may have a whiff of dramatic localization at hand. A "Spanish store" was sighted with images from the game showing a Native American headdress changed into a cowboy getup in the western version. Neither Square Enix nor Nintendo have commented on the matter,...