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Nintendo DLC: Faxanadu, a fire place, and more

Feb 21
I can't be the only one who thinks of the 1980's musical film, Xanadu, when someone mentions Faxanadu. Right? Anyone? Guys? Well, it's out on Virtual Console this week. Faxanadu, not Xanadu. Although I'd totally buy that. If ... read

Review: ATV Wild Ride

Feb 03 // Nick Chester
With ATV Wild Ride, Renegade Kid veers wildly from territory its best known for, be it the nightmarish halls of a mental hospital in Dementium, or the sci-fi action of Moon. But the developer feels right at home with its latest, delivering one of the best racer offerings on Nintendo’s handheld to date. read feature

Know your Dragon Quest, win a chance to meet its creator

Jan 31
How's your Dragon Quest knowledge? Nintendo's looking to test it, in anticipation of the forthcoming release of Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation for the Nintendo DS. Get your pitchforks out anti-social media folks, this ... read

Nintendo DLC: Dolphins, predictions, and diaries

Jan 31
I was so ready to call this week's DSiWare releases the same old stuff we've seen time and time again, but then something caught my eye. Something called 101 Dolphin Pets. We're told to "Choose from more than 101 baby dolphin... read

3DS eShop, DSiWare transfers may not come until May

Jan 28
According to rumored details out of a Japanese investor meeting, the eShop, web browser, and DSiWare transfer capabilities of the Nintendo 3D won't be available until May. At Nintendo's 3DS event in New York City last week, N... read

Nintendo DLC: Time traveling toast, animal boxing

Jan 17
Time traveling toasted sandwiches? Animal pugilists? This week's downloads for Nintendo's consoles are madness!WiiWare Doc Clock: The Toasted Sandwich of Time (Stickmen Studios, 1 player, 1000 Wii Points) Urbanix (Nordcurre... read
Murder mysterious are a dime a dozen, but it’s not every day the gumshoe is investigating his own death from beyond the grave. Then again, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective -- the latest game by Ace Attorney creator Shu... read feature

Renegade Kid won't be bringing Mutant Mudds to DSiWare

Jan 11
Renegade Kid's once canceled DS title, Maximillian and the Rise of the Mutant Mudds, will not be getting a DSiWare release after all. The developer put out a call to gamers about a month ago, asking for 1000 blog comments "v... read

LEGO Battles: Ninjago coming to DS this spring

Jan 11
If you love LEGO and you wish you were a ninja (who doesn't?), LEGO Battles: Ninjago for the Nintendo DS is right up your alley. The game will be releasing this spring, and focuses on LEGO Ninja who use the art of "Spinjitzu"... read

Nintendo president to keynote GDC 2011

Jan 11
Sounds like Nintendo intends on making a big splash at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. It's just been revealed that company president Satoru Iwata will keynote the event, which is now in its 25th year. Iwata'... read

Nintenhorse, Nintendolphin almost happened

Jan 10
The stuff of your potential nightmares -- Nintenhorse and Nintendolphin -- were almost 3DS games. This massive bombshell was dropped by Nintendo's president Satoru Iwata during the Nintendo World Event in Japan last week. Unf... read

Nintendo DLC: Jelly cars, ghosts, petz, and more

Jan 10
Cars made out of jelly? Ghosts? Goblins? Petz Catz Family? Clearly this is the most frightening Nintendo download update to date! read

Burnout Freestyle for Wii/DS was a thing, then canceled

Dec 31
[Update: Reader hatesyou points out, there was a Burnout title for the DS, called Burnout Legends. Oops! Sorry about the confusion.] The high-speed arcade racing franchise Burnout has found a home on nearly every platform ove... read

Bizarre looking Guilty Gear spin-off headed stateside

Dec 27
So, Super Meat Boy is having a tough time getting a publisher for the Wii, but Towel Slappin' Pro Jumper already has a DSiWare publisher for the United States? Seriously? As weird as that is, I can't really complain. I've ha... read
Nintendo has announced that its never-ending Pokemon saga will continue on March 6, when Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version for the Nintendo DS hit shelves. The press release announcing this momento... read feature


Preview: ATV Wild Ride

Dec 15 // Nick Chester
In 2007, developer Renegade Kid screwed with our heads and terrified us on the go with its first-person shooter, Dementium: The Ward for the Nintendo DS. Its next handheld title, Moon, stuck to the first-person formula with t... read feature

[Update] Contest over! Winners are Justin S., Chris G., Morri, Alex P, Nick R., Dinh Xuan V., Karen O, ashadeofwhite, John P. and Basiadar! Golden Sun: Dark Dawn is now out for the Nintendo DS and we're celebrating the releas... read feature

Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ hits DS next week

Dec 08
You might have missed it at retail, so here's your second chance: Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ is hitting the Nintendo shop for DSiWare next week in North America. Yup, this is the same on-rails shooter game that was ... read

Grab your medicine, here's a new Ghost Trick video

Dec 07
Capcom has released a gameplay clip of its upcoming Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective, and it's not doing anything to quell my excitement. I'm not kidding when I say Ghost Trick is one of my most anticipated games of 2011. Check out the Flash demo of the game to see if we're on the same page.  Ghost Trick is out January 11 for the Nintendo DS. I wants it. Now. read

Renegade Kid set to reveal next game; we have a secret!

Dec 05
Renegade Kid, developer of fine Nintendo DS titles like Dementium and Moon, will reveal its new game tomorrow. Studio co-founder Jools Watsham has even been dropping hints on the next title all over his Twitter account. Here'... read

Blow off work, try Ghost Trick in your browser

Dec 03
Back in May, we alerted you to a Japanese Flash-based demo of Capcom's Ghost Trick. Great if you spoke Japanese, not so much otherwise. Great news… now it's in English!Nintendo's official site in the UK has posted an u... read

Nintendo DLC: A Shantae sequel... also, baby animals

Oct 04
Anyone with any brains and gaming decency knows exactly what they should be doing this week -- buying WayForward's Shantae sequel. It's out this week, and it's only twelve bucks. Don't screw around… buy it! My second c... read
[Update: More links from the rest of the day included!] Nintendo unleashed a ton of new info on the world tonight. Most importantly of all, the 3DS has been dated and priced. The handheld will be available in Japan starting F... read feature

Nintendo announces Super Mario 25 Anniversary DSi LL

Sep 29
As part of tonight's massive Nintendo press conference, a new special edition DSi LL was announced for the Japanese market. The Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary DSi LL is crimson with black border and has little icons of th... read

New Kirby and Pokemon games for the DS revealed

Sep 29
Kirby's Epic Yarn is going to be great, but not even yarn can top a classic style Kirby adventure! Thankfully, Nintendo is making a new one and this one looks crazy. On top of the fact that you'll be controlling multiple Kirb... read

Nintendo to allow transfer of games between 3DS handhelds

Sep 29
Nintendo has released a hardware fact sheet with still more details on the 3DS, including one feature which is sure to make DSi owners looking to upgrade very happy. You will now be able to transfer your DSiWare purchases fro... read

Nintendo DLC: Lawn darts!

Sep 27
I honestly hadn't heard of lawn darts until a few years ago, when it was introduced to me as "lawn jarts." Yes, "jarts," with a "J." I don't even think that's a word.  In any case, there's a lawn darts game out for WiiWa... read

Nintendo DLC: Learn the ABCs, remember the '90s

Sep 20
Remember the whole anthropomorphic-mascot craze of the '90s? Wait -- you don't? Oh, how I envy you. WiiWare Triple Throwing Sports (The Code Monkeys, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points) The Very Hungry Caterpillar's ABCs (CYBIRD Co... read

TGS: Three minutes of Okamiden goodness, new images

Sep 16
While not in the hands of original Okami developer Clover Studios, Capcom's upcoming Okamiden for Nintendo DS looks like it's going to be a worthy successor.  The game picks up as a sequel to the original, following the... read

Dragon's Lair headed to the Nintendo DS this fall

Sep 16
This fall, Dragon's Lair will now be playable on the toilet using the Nintendo DS. Destineer has announced that it will be bringing the game to Nintendo's console due to "a flood of emails demanding the game be released on th... read

Nintendo DLC: Conquer castles, go crazy with pinball

Sep 13
Slim pickings this week when it comes to Wii and Nintendo DSi downloads, with only three titles available for download across both platforms. Hope you like conquering castles, pinball, taking notes, and island adventures, bec... read

Rock Band 3 DS looks like Amplitude with more Smash Mouth

Sep 07
It's no surprise that Rock Band 3 on the Nintendo DS is being mostly ignored. Its console siblings are packed with new features, including the much-talked-about "Pro" modes and the new keyboard peripheral. On Nintendo's hand... read

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