Features: Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Song of Time Easter Egg

Monday, June 27, 2016

Koji Kond Strikes Again

Koji Kondo Strikes Again Fans of the famed series will not be surprised to find yet another hidden tune tucked away in the latest entry. The last installment, Skyward Sword, got everyone talking when the then-newly released trailer for it contained Zelda's Lullaby upon playing the trailer backwards! Yes, backwards! Take a...

3DS Reviews: Disney Art Academy Review (3DS)

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Draw Along with Mickey

Once upon a time, in a faraway land, the Art Academy series has a long history on Nintendo platforms, going back to 2009 and the DS. Since then, it's seen a few general releases across 3DS and Wii U, and a couple of entries based on licensed properties. We've seen a game with Pokemon at the helm, and now we come to Disney Art Academy, featuring a...

News: Sonic Team-Developed Sonic The Hedgehog To Be Revealed This July

Sunday, June 26, 2016

All eyes on San Diego

Industry icon Sonic the Hedgehog is celebrating his 25th anniversary this year, and as announced by Sonic Team lead Takashi Iizuka, the studio's next spin at the franchise will be revealed at a special event in San Diego on July 22nd. This game will launch in 2017 for as-yet unannounced platforms. This coincides with San Diego Comic Con, although...

Rumor: Rumors Of NX Cartridge Use Fuled By Zelda Trademark Filing

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Breath of the Wild seems to indicate so

A new trademark listing for Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild seems to add fuel to the notion that the upcoming NX platform will indeed use game cartridges. Like Wii U games, it mentions "video game discs" as part of its category of Goods and Services, but it also specifies "video game cartridges", something not included in any Wii U game...

News: Devil’s Third Online Functionality Shutting Down Later This Year

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Gets 50% price cut in advance

Nearly a year after launching on Wii U and PC, the multiplayer mode in Devil's Third is being shut down at the end of 2016. Nintendo has announced that the online multiplayer half of the action shooter will no longer function as of Thursday, December 29th, 2016. As of June 27th, the game's micro-transactions will also no longer be available to...

News: Nintendo On Zelda: Breath of the Wild Delay, Not “Open World” Game

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Just call it "Open Air"

The upcoming Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wind continues to be held under much scrutiny, with even more information coming about following its E3 blowout. In a pair of recent interviews, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma have divulged on Breath of the Wild's true classification and why the game was delayed twice fold. Speaking with...

Features: The Nintendo 64 And Super Mario 64 Turn 20 Years Old

Friday, June 24, 2016

Get N or Get Out

On June 23rd 1996, Nintendo unleashed their next-generation box called the Nintendo 64 on the streets of Japan. That same day, the system launched with the quintessential launch title Super Mario 64. Together, they changed the course of gaming history as the medium was swept into a new era of 3D movement and innovative design, leaving the two...

News: Nintendo Download Highlights for June 23rd

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Shin Megami X Fire Emblem

The Wii U is the star of the show this week in the eShop update, dominating the majority of new releases. On the whole, we have singing and dancing idols, the Olympic Games, a beleaguered Kickstarter success, and lots of Pokemon. Tokyo Mirage Sessions finally launches in the west tomorrow, itself being a spiritual crossover between Nintendo's Fire...

News: Spectre Knight Campaign Coming Soon To Shovel Knight

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Other bonus modes still in development

Yacht Club Games has provided new updates on the in-development Spectre Knight campaign for Shovel Knight with some GIF animations demonstrating its progress. Among his repertoire, Spectre Knight can slash at enemies, wall jump, and execute a dash slash move for greater momentum. The campaign has no release date yet, but is expected later in...

News: Everything Going On In Mighty No. 9’s Messy Launch

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Number 9 and not-so-fine

The long-awaited Kickstarter success story Mighty No. 9 is finally out today, and the launch has been less than stellar. Wii U owners particularly have noted performance issues, including long load times and even the game locking their consoles up. In the meantime, a patch is in the works to fix these issues. Meanwhile, fans who supported the...