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