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4:23 PM on 02.13.2014

Inazuma Eleven drops on the 3DS eShop...today!

Remember when we reported that Inazuma Eleven was probably releasing in North America on the 3DS eShop, and then the listing mysteriously disappeared? Well it looks like Level-5 was saving it for today's Nintendo Direct, as it will be available on the eShop today. Sweet!

Chris Carter

4:12 PM on 02.13.2014

FORE! Mario Golf World Tour hits the green on May 2

Today's Nintendo Direct let us know that 3DS title Mario Golf World Tour is launching on May 2nd. As a crazed videogame golf fan, I can't wait.  Today, Iwata showed off a new mode that lets you use your Mii characters t...

Dale North

4:12 PM on 02.13.2014

Pokemon Battle Trozei will launch on March 20th

It's been a while since we've seen a Pokemon Trozei puzzle game, but Pokemon Battle Trozei is on the way to the 3DS with a March 20th release date. Nintendo didn't give much information about the puzzle title in today's Nintendo Direct, but they did mention that it would include "over 700" Pokemon, all the way up to the current generation of X & Y.

Chris Carter

4:10 PM on 02.13.2014

Kirby: Triple Deluxe will launch on May 2nd on the 3DS

During today's Nintendo Direct, president Satoru Iwata announced that Kirby: Triple Deluxe will launch on May 2nd, 2014 in North America. That's the exact same date as Mario Golf: World Tour, also launching on the 3DS. In the meantime, enjoy the new trailer above!

Chris Carter



Little Mac added to the Super Smash Bros. roster! photo
Little Mac added to the Super Smash Bros. roster!
by Patrick Hancock

Most everyone asked for him, and he's finally here!

No longer just an assist trophy, Little Mac from the Punch-Out! series has finally joined the newest installment of Super Smash Bros.!

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2:30 PM on 02.12.2014

Wii U and 3DS Nintendo Direct scheduled for tomorrow

The next Nintendo Direct presentation, scheduled for Thursday, February 13 at 2:00pm Pacific, features Wii U and 3DS games "launching by the end of spring," according to Nintendo. Here's the link you'll want to use tomorrow, ...

Jordan Devore



Dr. Luigi, Hyrule Warriors, NES Remix & Kingdom Come photo
Dr. Luigi, Hyrule Warriors, NES Remix & Kingdom Come
by Max Scoville

Hey gang! Sorry I wasn't around on Tuesday, but there wasn't a whole lot of news -- so here's a rundown of today's big news, including yesterday's big ol' Nintendo Direct, that new realistic medieval RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance, and the Xbox One's upcoming documentary series on the E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Atari 2600 game. No, seriously.

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6:00 PM on 12.18.2013

Everything that happened in today's Nintendo Direct

A mix of old and new, this week's Nintendo Direct was a pleasant surprise. Remixed NES games packaged into an eShop title that's out right now with no buildup? That's our Nintendo. Zelda x Dynasty Warriors? Well, hello there...

Jordan Devore

8:48 AM on 12.18.2013

Bravely Default is getting a North American demo soon

According to NOA President Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo will be releasing a North American demo on January 2nd for Bravely Default. Europe already got in on this action weeks ago, but this one will focus on a particular side-s...

Chris Carter

8:33 AM on 12.18.2013

The Year of Luigi has officially been extended

[Update: it's available for 1,500 Coins with a March 2014 shipment date. Great googly moogly!] After hearing some hubbub about "extending the Year of Luigi in 2014" from Nintendo of America, Iwata has made it officially&...

Chris Carter

8:25 AM on 12.18.2013

Dr. Luigi is a new Dr. Mario for the Wii U

"Doctor Luigi is in the house." That opening line from Iwata during this morning's Nintendo Direct may have shook the Earth, and I'm still recovering. That's right, Dr. Luigi is still coming to the Wii U on December 31st...

Chris Carter





8:21 AM on 12.18.2013

Sonic Lost World getting amazing new Nintendo DLC

[Update: check out our full impressions piece of the DLC here.] At this morning's Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata announced a brand new piece of Sonic Lost World DLC that's exclusive to the Wii U. The game is getting a "Yo...

Chris Carter

8:17 AM on 12.18.2013

Nintendo will distribute free Celebis with the Bank App

The Pokemon X & Y Bank App is coming later this month, and it'll allow you to store your creatures into cloud storage, as well as transfer all your captures from Black or White. We knew all this already, but Iwata ha...

Chris Carter

8:10 AM on 12.18.2013

Original Yoshi's Island creator assisting with 'New' game

Satoru Iwata has announced that Takashi Tezuka, the Director of the original Yoshi's Island for the SNES, will be working on Yoshi's New Island -- the upcoming 3DS game. Iwata stated that he has been overseeing the general development of the title, which bodes well for fans of the SNES classic (myself included). Yoshi's New Island will launch in Spring 2014. That's soon!

Chris Carter

10:15 AM on 12.17.2013

Nintendo Direct scheduled for tomorrow morning

Nintendo sends word of a Nintendo Direct broadcast, scheduled for tomorrow, December 18, at 6 a.m. PT (9 a.m. ET). They say they'll be focusing on Wii U and 3DS software launching thorough Spring 2014. As always, we'll have the news covered here on Destructoid as soon as it breaks. Watch along with us on Nintendo's streaming page. Do you think we'll hear about some new games tomorrow?

Dale North



Today's 3DS-centric Nintendo Direct in its entirety photo
Today's 3DS-centric Nintendo Direct in its entirety
by Jordan Devore

Okay, so the news from this Nintendo Direct was fairly standard outside of a few highlights like unified account balances for 3DS and Wii U (finally!) and Miiverse on 3DS, but how about that intro with Bill Trinen and Reggie Fils-Aime? I adore these things.

Even if you don't stick around to the end, find your way there to catch some wonderful footage of Super Mario 3D World. It's nice to see Rosalina confirmed as a playable character, too.

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