Community: Happy Holidays from Always Nintendo!

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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas and have a happy new year!

Season’s Greetings from everyone at Always Nintendo!  It’s the time of the year again where you spend time with friends and family members, eat a lot of food and most importantly: unwrap new games. The rest of the staff team and I just wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Since we started in October 2013, our reader...

Reviews: The Swapper Review (Wii U eShop)

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9Stunning
Thursday, December 11, 2014

An exceptional puzzle game with an even more exceptional story.

The Swapper is an exceptional indie game, wonderfully crafted and presented in stunning 1080p/60fps. That's a big step up form the versions of this game available on other console platforms. There's not much I can say about a game that's already been available for over a year, and the Wii U version isn't much different providing a GamePad map,...

3DS Reviews: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Review (3DS)

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10Amazing!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Shantae is back in her best adventure yet!

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse has been in development for almost two years. It was announced in Nintendo Power, that’s how long it’s been in development. After two delays, and so much hard work, WayForward has produced the best Shantae game ever, and a new standard for indie platformers. It is a mastercraft in virtually all aspects. Shantae...

News: Smash 4 Gameplay And “How To Play” Videos Revealed

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Villager and Mega Man look like fierce opponents!

The Bit Block posted some gameplay of the Japanese demo for Super Smash Bros. For 3DS today. They feature a great look at how Villager and Mega Man will play, while also showing off some cool new items. Also included is the "How To Play Video" which includes button diagrams featuring the face button colors of the New Nintendo 3DS. Take a look...

News: Exclusive Hyrule Warriors Bundle Available at the Nintendo World Store

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

VERY limited quantities available

North American Hyrule Warriors fans who have been looking to score that sweet Special Edition bundle with Link's blue scarf may be disappointed. The Nintendo World store announced on Twitter that they’ll be carrying it exclusively in North America. Which is great if you happen to live in New York. Due to its limited availability,the bundle will...

Wii U Reviews: Shut The Box eShop Mini-Review (Wii U)

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Simple, clean, and fun to play!

Shut the box is a simple game, like most card games are. The premise is simple: you roll a pair of dice and remove cards that add up to or equal the number you rolled. Your goal is to remove all the cards from play. Then you’re challenged to beat your high score the next time around. The touch screen controls, mellow music, and lack of a time...

Wii U Reviews: Armillo Review (Wii U eShop)

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8Great!
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

An awesome game at an awesome price!

Armillo is one of those games that hits just about every check list a reviewer has. Great presentation? Check. Fun and functional gameplay? Check. Replayability and content? Check. A great price point? Check. An awesome soundtrack? Check. Armillo is the kind of indie game I’ve been waiting a long time for on the Wii U. The most important...

Interviews: Always Nintendo Speaks With Justin Lennox, the Smash Bros. People’s Challenger

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Check our talk with the famed E3 challenger!

E3 Is a hectic and exciting time, especially for Justin Lennox, winner of Nintendo's People's Challenger contest. Justin got a chance to do what many dream of. A VIP trip to E3 2014 and a chance to play with some of the pros at the Super Smash Bros. Invitational. We recently caught up Justin to ask him about his experience and his thoughts on...

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Feels An “uneasiness” about VR’s Lonely Qualities

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Wants to preserve the feeling of playing with a group of friends

No one can deny that VR is taking the gaming world by storm . Whether it's the Oculus Rift or Sony's new "Project Morpheus", Virtual Reality is definitely a big part of the future of gaming. Something that Shigeru Miyamoto feels could become an isolated experience. In an interview with TIME last week during E3,  Mr. Miyamoto shared his...

News: ‘Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse’ is Now Headed to Wii U

Monday, June 9, 2014

Details given in an interview with Matt Bozon

WayForward Creative Director Matt Bozon has announced to Nintendo Life today that long awaited title "Shantae and the Pirate's Curse" will be coming to Wii U along with a new Summer 2014 launch window. The Wii U version will feature a blend of HD textures and that classic WayForard pixel art, along with off-TV play. In normal play, the Wii U...