Opinion: Potential of the New 3DS

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

A fan's opinion of Nintendo's latest upgrade

"Ask and you shall receive," at least that's what appears to be the case here. When the 3DS was announced, many fans wondered why there wasn't a second analog input. The same was asked when the 3DS XL was announced. It seemed like the perfect opportunity, but Nintendo decided to pass it by. Now, Nintendo has heard our demand and implemented not...

Nintendo News: Amiibo Takes its First Steps…

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

The start of something new?

Amiibo figurines will have 12 of the Nintendo's most-beloved mascots at launch! Mario, Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, The Villager, and Wii Fit Trainer will be the first line of defense in Nintendo's latest venture into uncharted territory.  For many, it echoe's the Wii era's "Blue Ocean" strategy by...

Wii U News: Mario as a Shooter?

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Splatoon's Origins

Mario with a Projectile! Splatoon is a fresh take on the shooter genre, not only for Nintendo, given their lack of content in within the genre, but also in general. It's spunky, colorful, modern, simple, and most ironically, non-violent.  Being an entirely new IP, however, has actually been one of it's main hype factors, and yet, according...

3DS Reviews: BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma (eShop Review)

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Friday, August 29, 2014

If only this were a clone of previous games

Blaz Blue: Clone Phantasma is a top down brawler style game available on the 3DS eShop.  To start off, the only similarity between this game and past BlazBlue games is the name and the characters.  If you were expecting this to be the classic 2D fighter then you will be sorely dissapointed.  Clone Phantasma is a sequel to a previous game in...

3DS News: Xenoblade Chronicles Running on the New 3DS – First Look

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Friday, August 29, 2014

The game benefits from the upgraded hardware

Earlier this morning, it was announced that Xenoblade Chronicles would be hitting the New Nintendo 3DS. The trailer for this game shows it running on the system and benefits from the upgraded CPU and GPU. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBop-Dqp2ik Xenoblade Chronicles is a massive open-world game that was available on the Nintendo Wii,...

3DS News: The ULTIMATE Remix for 3DS

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Friday, August 29, 2014

What exactly do they mean by "ultimate?"

The NES Remix for the Wii U series is finally making it's way over to our beloved handhelds on the 3DS and 2DS.  The series is noted for it's retro inspired challenges from the 8-bit era of Nintendo's legendary mascots.  This means quirky remixes of series like The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros, Metroid, Pit, Ice Climbers, Wario Woods, and...

3DS News: New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced by Nintendo

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Friday, August 29, 2014

New control features and upgraded hardware

Nintendo has just revealed a new model of 3DS that will be called the "New Nintendo 3DS". This style of the 3DS is rumored to have an upgraded operating system and will have new buttons that weren't available on the previous models of the 3DS. The New Nintendo 3DS will come in both normal sizes and XL/LL sizes much to the delight of those who...

Nintendo News: Shulk Confirmed for Smash Bros. 4

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Nintendo companys jokes saying "Looks like we don't have a choice!"

Shulk from Xenoblade Chronicles has officially joined the brawl! The Monado-wielding hero can use time as well as 5 different settings available on his blade to devastate his foes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUTU4OZrjzY Shulk's different settings on his blade allow him to jump higher, move faster, strengthen attacks and more. However,...

3DS News: PSA – Capcom eShop Sale Is a Go

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Save Some Ka-Ching with Capcom for Once

Say what you will about the House of the Blue Bomber, but man does it put out some good stuff every once in a while. Today you can swing on by the eShop for a bunch of heavily discounted Capcom games, both of the retail and Virtual Console variety, so that's pretty neat. Here's the full list below: Wii U Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of...

Features: The Dilemma of Difficulty and Its Latest Contender: Smash Bros.

Smash Bros. For Fun for Glory
Thursday, August 28, 2014

A sign of things to come?

We endeavor in an exercise of struggle, dare to engross ourselves in unrelenting challenge, and risk everything for glory, all for the sake of cultivating a personality of endurance, perseverance, excellence, annnd...can we take it easy? After all, a game is just a game, right? Plus there's all that other malarkey that we have to deal with...