A worthwhile update
It sounds crazy, but 2008 was a long time ago. That's when Etrian Odyssey II was first released for the Nintendo DS, and seven years later, Atlus has decided to bring it to a new audience with The Fafnir Knight.
While a few of the advancements from later games don't translate perfectly, it's still a worthwhile dungeon romp, and another great entry in this storied series.
Final Fantasy Explorers looks intriguing -- like Square Enix's take on Phantasy Star Online. Thankfully, the publisher has just announced this week that it will be headed west, specifically on January 26 in the US, and ...
Smash Bros. Wii U tournament!
The new update for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS is out in the wild now, bringing with it new stages, Mii costumes, tournament mode, and balance changes.
Included for free in the update is a K. K. Slider costume for th...
Eyes shouldn't have teeth
Retailer listings suggested Terraria was destined for 3DS and Wii U and that's still the case. It's coming. Eventually. Re-Logic and 505 Games anticipate an "early 2016" release.
Both offer touch controls. 3DS has support for...
Also, Xeodrifter Wii U
While the last few months haven't been particularly exciting for the eShop, Nintendo decided to bring out the big guns today. On Wii U we have Badland: Game of the Year Edition, Xeodrifter (with Cross-Buy for 3DS), Kirby Sque...
It's almost time to fight some boobs
Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson is one of those games that probably know full well already if you're interested in buying or not. My job is to let you know when you can do that, if you want to do that.
The newest Senran Kagura ...
Did you get a new haircut?
Nintendo has upgraded its lovable online community with a new style and extra functionality.
Miiverse users can now build their own private screenshot album to store up to 100 images taken across multiple games, and create pu...
It's one of those online-only games
Rhythm Thief & The Paris Caper is the latest casualty of war in Sega's efforts to purge its mobile catalog for quality concerns. As of today nothing may be purchased within the app, and on September 28, 2015, it will be c...
Winter (2016) is coming
Despite the "America" in the company name, it looks like NIS America is the publisher of choice when it comes to bringing Atlus games across the pond. That's certainly true for their latest announcement, the 3DS-bound RPG Leg...
And it looks fantastic!
[Update: Speaking to IGN, Square Enix backpedaled, saying NX is only "under consideration."]
Square Enix just officially announced Dragon Quest XI, the next mainline title in the publisher's storied role-playing ga...
There's always auction sites, I guess
I'm now lost in a rabbit hole of cool-looking cover plates for the New Nintendo 3DS.
It all started with the Mario design above. It's thought to be one of the rarer cover plates out there, and for good reason -- it's availabl...
Nintendo's online store has a handful of brand new original 3DS units available for purchase, including the blue Luigi's Mansion bundle and the red Super Mario 3D Land bundle. Although we have no sources to confirm this, it's...
Fire Emblem Fates, which is not coming to the United States until 2016, has been out in Japan for a while and is being supported with DLC. Today marks the start of a month's worth of free maps, one of which includes character...
I'm always down for photo modes. Still, adding a photo quests feature that tasks you with snapping pictures for rewards, in a port of a game that looked a little bit better in 2004? (For reference, it is now 2015)
Well, ok. ...
Also, 3D Streets of Rage 2
The time has finally come -- The Binding of Isaac is hitting Nintendo platforms, on both the Wii U and New 3DS. Also on Wii U is Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria, Canvaleon, The Quiet Collection, DK Jungle Climber...
Taking back the streets on July 23
Growing up, one of my favorite genres was the side-scrolling beat-'em-up. From Final Fight to Double Dragon, I was quite fond of the action found in traveling through different stages and kicking the asses of gang members and...
With working F.L.U.D.D. to boot!
A modder that goes by Fiachra has been combining the GameCube's Super Mario Sunshine with the DS' Super Mario 64 DS into one potentially glorious mashup.
Super Mario Sunshine 64 has been in development since 2...
Emulators, homebrew, and custom themes!
3DS hacker Smealum has released his hack Ninjhax 2.0 for 3DS and New 3DS on the latest firmware (9.9), allowing for homebrew and even region-free functionality. It currently requires the game Cubic Ninja, which has spiked in ...
100 cards, different sizes by country
The first set of collectible cards with amiibo functionality are releasing at the end of this month, July 30, in Japan in conjunction with Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. In Europe the cards launch October 2 alongside t...
Ah, Metroid Prime: Federation Force. I suspect that we'll be debating the merits of this game until it launches, when...we'll be able to actually debate for real since it'll be out. Until then, we can only speculate on what t...
November 28 in Japan
The latest Monster Hunter not slated for Western consumption, Monster Hunter X (or, "Monster Hunter Cross"), will be coming to 3DS in Japan on November 28. It will also launch as part of a new 3DS bundle, naturally.
We will ...
July 24 to July 27
Nintendo has announced that Diancie, one of the newer Pokemon on the block (along with Hoopa), will be available through a distribution event in Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. All you have to do is access the online ...
Yo-Kai Watch Busters, unsurprisingly, was the top-selling game in Japan the other week, notching over 693,000 physical sales in its debut, according to the latest data from Media Create.
The Nintendo 3DS exclusive is the late...
With slightly out of sync audio!
Nintendo UK livestreamed the upcoming Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for thirty minutes to show off how the game is played and drop new bits of information along the way.
Happy Home Designer will feature ove...
The future is here
With over 1,000 puzzle pieces available for the Nintendo 3DS' StreetPass Puzzle Swap game, it takes a considerable amount of time to collect them all. Now one man has invented a robot to automate the process of pre...
Also, Tiny Galaxy
Although this week's downloads are pretty boring, Blaster Master is headlining the Wii U releases. It already existed in Virtual Console form, but now you can play it without going to the poopy Wii emulation mode. Also o...
More than 100,000 sales since March 31
Story of Seasons has sold more than 100,000 units in North America since its March 31 release, XSEED Games revealed today, trumpeting the farming sim as its fasting-selling game thus far.
The announcement follows one made in ...
Two copies of the game
Sega has released a trailer for 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on the Japanese eShop (which is posted above, courtesy of NintenDaan), and it evidently confirms two-player co-op in the shop listing and at the end of the video itself...
We've covered Seaman frequently throughout the years on Destructoid with overflowing hearts. And it's under tragic circumstances that we get confirmation: Seaman 3DS was a planned project that fell through.
Original Seaman developer Yoot Saito wrote a blog post, translated over at Neogaf, reflecting on his relationship with the late Satoru Iwata.
Who's that Pokemon!?
But for real there is a leaked image from the upcoming CoroCoro magazine that shows a spooky silhouette of a brand new Pokémon from the upcoming Pokémon XY movie that is releasing in Japan n...