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Nintendo Download 11/15/12: Mickey Edition


What's the time? Disney time
Nov 15
The 3DS has a decent amount of bulky titles this week, like Monster Shooter ($6.99), Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion ($39.99), Hotel Transylvania ($29.99), Myst ($29.99), and American Mensa Academy ($29.99). DSiWare is rocking... read

Nintendo Download 11/8/12: Paper Edition


Paper Mario!
Nov 08
The 3DS eShop is bringing some high price items to show off this week, with Pokedex 3D Pro ($14.99 -- wait, what?!) and Paper Mario: Sticker Star ($39.99). Remember that the Paper Mario digital download is included in the Don... read

Nintendo Download: Gnome Edition


David would be proud. Maybe.
Nov 01
You like gnomes, right? Of course you do! When they're not creeping you out or stealing your underpants, I guess they can be alright. Well today you're getting your weekly dose of gnome-age, whether you like it or not, with 2... read
Grand Theftendo
[Full Disclosure: Not only do current and former Destructoid staff appear as unlockable character skins in the game, there's also a main story mission during which you go inside a giant Mr. Destructoid robot. For these reaso... read feature

Nintendo Download: Liberation Edition


Liberation Maiden headlines this week
Oct 25
Nintendo starts things off with a bang today with two high profile titles: Liberation Maiden (3DS eShop) and NightSky (3DS eShop) -- expect our reviews soon for both. For the 3DS Virtual Console, there's Ghost'n Goblins (eSho... read

Nintendo Download: Vic Viper Edition


It's Gradtastic
Oct 18
Today is a decent day to be a 3DS owner, as a heap of stuff is headed your way. First off we have Sparkle Snapshots 3D (3DS eShop, $5.99) and Gradius (3DS VC, $4.99) headed to the eShop, along with a Moshi Monsters Moshlings ... read
Dtoid staff in a game?!

How to unlock Destructoid staff in Retro City Rampage


Look, mom!
Oct 09
So, by now, you've obviously bought and downloaded Retro City Rampage (or are desperately waiting for it to arrive on your platform) because I made it pretty clear a couple of hours ago that this was a thing you were go... read

Nintendo Download: Cave Story Edition


Oct 04
Nintendo Downloads are usually nothing to go bonkers over, but today, a number of you might be bouncing off the walls at a chance to buy these offerings. Firstly, if you don't own Cave Story four times already, you can pick u... read

Nintendo Download: I hate snakes edition


Sep 20
Pictured: the best Indiana Jones movie. This week is dedicated to La-Mulana (1000 Wii Points), the remake I thought would never see the light of day on WiiWare. If you haven't experienced this game before and enjoy a cha... read

La-Mulana launch trailer shows development timeline


Sep 19
La-Mulana releases on WiiWare today and, to celebrate, Nigoro looks back on the long road which brought them to this day. Starting at the beginning of development on the free version all the way back in 2001 and moving ... read

Be a big cheater: Watch this La-Mulana beginner's guide


Sep 17
The La-Mulana remake will arrive on WiiWare soon (September 20th) for 1000 Wii Points ($10) in America, Europe, and Australia! In honor of this joyous occasion, Nigoro has concocted a "beginners guide" video and shared i... read

'All' VC and WiiWare games confirmed for Wii U transfer


Sep 13
Back at E3 2012, our own Samit Sarkar reported an interesting tidbit of news: Nintendo was "working" on the ability to transfer old Wii digital software over to the Wii U.Well, as of today, we finally have an answer. Accordin... read

A WiiWare trailer for La-Mulana surfaces


Indie platformer soon to make long-awaited arrival on service
Sep 06
As you may have heard me mention recently on Podtoid, I've become quite absorbed by La-Mulana of late, playing the enhanced PC version, making maps and taking notes. It's an incredibly refreshing experience, one which d... read

La-Mulana IS coming to WiiWare after all on September 20!


Aug 29
Good things come to those who wait! When Nicalis decided that it would not be publishing the WiiWare version of La-Mulana, it felt like a bitter end to an extensive but ultimately fruitless dev cycle. It was eventually releas... read

Donkey Kong inspired ride monkeys into Retro City Rampage


Aug 26
In the time since the first time I played Retro City Rampage I've co-hosted a show with newcomer Tara Long, created an animated talk show, talked to women about videogames, created Sup, Holmes?, and been the subject of m... read

Wow. This is beyond a doubt the hardest game I've ever played. read feature

Nintendo Download: Wario Edition


Jul 26
The Wario series is probably one of the most critically acclaimed franchises of all time. Pretty much all of his games are widely loved, from Wario's Woods all the way up to his offbeat WarioWare games. Today, Wario Land: Sup... read

Club Nintendo updates their stash, adds Bonsai Barber


Jul 25
It looks like Club Nintendo's lineup of digital games really is going to be staggered going forward, as Mario Tennis has been replaced by Bonsai Barber on WiiWare for 150 coins. The game is normally $10, and is a fairly well... read

Super Motherload isn't coming to WiiWare anymore


Jul 24
Remember nearly two years ago, when Super Motherload was announced? Of course you don't! All signs point to you never having heard of the game, but nonetheless, it's the latest project to have a cancelled WiiWare version. Evi... read

Nintendo Download: Son of Daedalus edition


Jul 19
It looks like that wise-cracking angel Pit is getting yet another re-release this year, in the form of Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters (3DS VC, Game Boy, $3.99). As long as you're a fan of the NES original, I think you'll l... read

Nintendo Download: Pinball Wizard edition


Jul 12
There rarely comes a time when I can mention The Who, Pinball Quest, and Kirby in the same article, but today is that day my friends! Granted, my connections are tenuous at best, because the only real pinball related thing to... read

Nintendo DLC: Plenty of sports and a little pottery


Jul 05
I'm kidding on the LOL part. Kind of. I'm not into sports, but videogame sports are fine by me, especially when it comes to golf. Baseball and Tennis are great, too. And maybe pottery making? : NES Open Tournament Golf&n... read

Nintendo Download: Save the Furries Edition


Jun 21
Are you ready for today's Nintendo Download offerings? Of course you aren't -- no one ever is! For the 3DS eShop there's Order Up!! ($9.99), a food puzzle game that already exists on the iPhone for free, and Slitherlink ($4.9... read

LostWinds gets iOS update, soundtrack available on iTunes


Jun 17
I was pretty blown away when the original LostWinds landed on WiiWare back in 2008. With a wonderful presentation, brilliant controls and an enchanting soundtrack it was the complete package. The real surprise was the fact th... read

Nintendo Download: Jr. Edition


Jun 14
The headliner of the week is the classic Donkey Kong Jr. for the 3DS Virtual Console ($4.99), which was probably one of the first games where you fought against the hero of the previous game (Jump Man/Mario), as an ally of th... read

VGdrumming to Solar Inferno, the most metal Mega Man song


Jun 10
The music from Mega Man 10 is the strangest creature ever. On one hand, it assembles composers from each Classic Mega Man entry in an all-star jamboree. On the other hand, their contributions are perhaps some of the most bor... read

E3: Retro City Rampage in my hands! My dreams came true!


Jun 09
The final game I checked out at E3 was the PS Vita port of Retro City Rampage, the title I was most looking forward to playing. With the copious amounts of hands-on previews and the frustration of its seemingly endless develo... read

Club Nintendo's Coin values are going to change July 1st


Jun 01
In an odd turn of events, Nintendo is changing the registered coin values for a ton of games. They're not going to be making the transition on a system by system case either: they're changing the individual values of each tit... read

Meat Boy goes stereoscopic in Retro City Rampage


May 31
Today is May 31... HEY! Wasn't Retro City Rampage supposed to come out this month? Briiiiiiaaaaaan! You've got some 'splainin' to doooooooooooo! In all seriousness, the game is finished and running through a final bug check.... read

Here's what Retro City Rampage looks like on the Vita


May 21
Retro City Rampage's mastermind Brian Provinciano sat down with the PlayStation.Blog to show off his baby running on the PlayStation Vita. Brian details some of the Vita features, from the optimized visuals for the handheld ... read

La-Mulana still may head to WiiWare in Europe/USA


May 21
I'm pretty bummed that La-Mulana on WiiWare was canceled, though I fully understand why Nicalis can't allocate any of its limited resources towards publishing La-Mulana on WiiWare. The good news is, the subsuquent inter... read

Nintendo Download: Puff balls, arm-less men, and Cullens


May 17
Confused by the header? Today's aforementioned Nintendo Download titles are also known as Kirby's Block Ball (eShop), Rayman: Origins (eShop), and Chronicles of Vampires: The Awakening (DSi). I had to think of something to ja... read






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