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Nintendo Download: Super Smash Bros. 3DS


Also, Castlevania: Dracula X
Oct 02
While the 3DS is definitely the highlight this week, the Wii U is getting a few games today. The most notable game is Castlevania Dracula X on the Virtual Console, in addition to 99Seconds, Red Riding Hood. On the 3DS we... read
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Nintendo Download: Hyrule Warriors


Also, Mario Golf: Advance Tour
Sep 25
Hyrule Warriors is clearly the headline this week for Wii U, and it's definitely worth getting if you're an action fan. Also on the Wii U we have Mario Golf: Advanced Tour, Angry Bunnies: Colossal Carrot Crusade, Darts U... read
Hours of fun in a bite-sized package, free of charge
Nintendo released a demo for Smash Bros. 4 on the 3DS to Club Nintendo Platinum members last week. Pandemonium in the Smash Bros. community ensued. It's a relatively small piece of the game -- five characters, one arena, two ... read feature

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Nintendo Download: Super Smash Bros. 3DS demo


Also, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call
Sep 18
It's a pretty lively week for Nintendo Download, with a few big 3DS arrivals. On the Wii U side though we have Wild Guns on the Virtual Console, as well as Arrow Time U, and Spikey Walls. The big headliner is definitely ... read
Pokémon demo

We're getting the demo for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire too


Featuring unique content
Sep 12
Well, I'll be. The demo for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire isn't just coming to Japan. The Pokémon Company International isn't saying when or how codes will be distributed in the West yet, but this speci... read
Smash Bros. demo

Club Nintendo Super Smash Bros. demo incoming, wide release next week


The perks of Platinum membership
Sep 12
With all of the Super Smash Bros. reveals this week, I've gone from casual interest in the 3DS version to "I need this yesterday." But October 3 is so far away! Thankfully, we'll have the chance to play the demo soon -- Ninte... read
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Nintendo Download: Teslagrad


Also, Adventure Island
Sep 11
Are you in the mood for some ports and old games this week? No? Too bad! This week sees the release of Teslagrad on the Wii U, as well as Adventure Island, KickBeat Special Edition. You'll also find a Wooden Sen'SeY demo... read
Uncanny Valley

2D survival horror Uncanny Valley has a demo out now


I'm sure those shadow things just want to be friends
Sep 08
Way back in April, we first heard about Uncanny Valley, and we all had a nice juvenile moment of pointing and snickering at pixelated medical diagrams of human genitalia. The trailer also showed slightly less funny stuff: da... read
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Nintendo Download: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call demo


Also, Street Fighter 2010
Sep 04
After a fairly enjoyable Mega Man August streak, we're back to the normal routine, and it isn't particularly exciting this week. On the Wii U we have Nobunaga's Ambition, Cubeman 2, and Ice Cream Surfer. For the 3DS, we ... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega Man August concludes with X3


Also, Azure Striker Gunvolt
Aug 28
Today is a massive day for the Nintendo eShop -- one of the biggest in recent memory. On the Wii U we have Mega Man X3 on the Virtual Console, followed by Donkey Kong Jr. Math, SteamWorld Dig, and The Fall. The... read
Sega

Check out Sega's booth at PAX Prime and hop in an Alien egg pod


I really wish I were going now
Aug 27
If you're headed to PAX Prime this weekend, first of all, I'm jealous and you should take me with you. Second, you should hit up the Sega booth, where you can get friendly with hands-on demos of Alien: Isolation, Sonic Boom: ... read

Forza Horizon 2 demo coming to Xbox One on September 16


Achievements announced
Aug 27
A demo for Playground Games' Forza Horizon 2 is coming to Xbox One on September 16, just ahead of the September 30 release date. They promise a "brief taste" of what to expect in the full version.  You'll find an Achievements list for Forza Horizon 2 below. Some of the names are super silly. read
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Nintendo Download: Mega Man 6


Also, Disney infinity
Aug 21
Today is a classic kind of day in terms of Nintendo Download, with a few re-releases. We have Mega Man 6 headlining the fray, which means that the full NES collection of Mega Man 1-6 is finally available on the... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega Man August continues with Battle Chip Challenge


Also, Double Dragon II
Aug 14
It's not a very exciting week for Nintendo Download unless you like sales. Fresh on the Wii U Virtual Console we have Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge and Double Dragon II: The Revenge. Also on Wii U there's Gaiabreak... read
P.T.

Kojima expected that it would take a week to solve the mystery of P.T.


We're smarter than the average gamer, apparently
Aug 13
Kojima's interactive teaser P.T., which we now know is the playable teaser for Silent Hills, was solved in half a day by curious players who persevered all the way to the end. But as Kojima himself revealed during today's pre... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega Man August begins with MM5


Also, Super Mario Kart
Aug 07
Today is a very Virtual Console-y day on Nintendo Download, with Super Mario Kart, Mega Man 5, and Cybernator coming to the Wii U. Also, Jett Tailfin and Shut the Box come to the Wii U eShop. On the 3DS we have... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega Man Battle Network


Also, Steel Empire
Jul 31
It's Mega Man day again! This week, Mega Man Battle Network is hitting the Wii U eShop. If you haven't played the series before, it takes the classic formula and turns it on its head with a card-like grid-based battle sy... read
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Nintendo Download: Blaster Master


Also, Siesta Fiesta and Wooden Sen'SeY
Jul 24
Every week, I choose a game to feature in each issue of Nintendo Download, and Blaster Master is very near and dear to my heart. It was one of the first games I really "got" as a kid, and I spent hours learning twitch re... read
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Nintendo Download: Mr. Driller 2


Also, Strike Force Foxx
Jul 17
The Wii U is taking a week off it seems, as there are only a one game on the menu for today -- Mr. Driller 2 -- a GameBoy Advance Virtual Console title. Little Inferno is discounted by 50% until July 24th.... read
Xbox One

Xbox One games can now offer demos that unlock the full version


That's, uh, only now being supported?
Jul 11
I came to really appreciate the way Microsoft handled demos on Xbox 360. Xbox Live Arcade titles were required to offer them, and if you liked what you played in the trial, it was super easy to upgrade to the full thing right... read
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Nintendo Download: One Piece Unlimited World Red


Also, Bases Loaded
Jul 10
The big highlight for today on Wii U is One Piece Unlimited World Red, be warned Wii U owners -- the download is roughly 11 GB! On the rest of the Wii U side we have Bases Loaded and The Letter. That's all, folks. The 3DS has... read
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Nintendo Download: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition


Also, a Tomodachi Life demo
Jul 03
The headliner this week on Wii U is easily Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, which is a fantastic Metroidvania that any Nintendo fan will love. Check out my full write-up here as well as the original review f... read
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Nintendo Download: Shovel Knight!


Also, Castlevania III
Jun 26
The time has finally come for Shovel Knight to hit the Wii U and 3DS! You can check out our review here, the differences between the platforms here, and our tips guide here. As for the rest of Wii U land, there's Castlev... read
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Nintendo Download: Pushmo World


Also, Super Dodge Ball
Jun 19
The Wii U is seeing a particularly nice week with Pushmo World, the third game in the Pushmo franchise. Then there's GEOM, How to Survive, Color Zen Kids and Another World - 20th Anniversary Edition. You can al... read
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Nintendo Download: Nintendo's E3 eShop sale


Also, Pac-Man Collection and Pac-Land
Jun 12
I was really hoping for an insanely cool "it's available right now" E3 week eShop announcement, but it was not meant to be. Instead, we have this gigantic Wii U and 3DS digtal sale, lasting until June 16th. In terms of new co... read
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Nintendo Download: Tomodachi Life


Also, 1001 Spikes and Minish Cap
Jun 05
It's a good week for Nintendo downloads. The Wii U is headlined by the amazing 1001 Spikes, which will be getting a full review soon from Jonathan Holmes. You'll also find How to Train Your Dragon 2, Chubbins, I've Got to Run... read
UFC demo

Kick some ass on June 3 in the EA Sports UFC demo


Octagons scare me
May 29
As Stroke 9 once inquired, how many people want to kick some ass? If your answer is a resounding "I do! I do!," you have anger issues. Also, you might enjoy knowing that there's an imminent demo for EA Sports UFC. The bone-br... read
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Nintendo Download: Mario Kart 8


Also, Mega Man Xtreme 2
May 29
The Wii U gets one of its only major releases in sight this year in the form of Mario Kart 8, and it's fantastic -- play it. Also, Ittle Dew drops today, as does Gravity Badgers and the incredible Klonoa: Empire of Dreams (VC... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega May gets more exciting with Mega Man V


Also, Squid's Odyssey and Swords and Soldiers
May 22
This week's Wii U offerings are decent, with Street Fighter Alpha 2 (VC), the billionth version of Swords and Soldiers (although this one has separate GamePad and TV multiplayer), Squid's Odyssey, and Fit Music. On the 3DS ... read
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Nintendo Download: Mega May continues with Mega Man IV


Also, Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails
May 15
Oddly enough, the Wii U is getting a "new" eShop release in the form of Wii Party U, which was only available at retail formerly. It's also getting Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails, as well as Color Zen. Not the worst week ... read
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Nintendo Download: It's Mega [Man] May!


Also, Grinsia and Wario Land 4
May 08
It's Mega Man May over at the Nintendo eShop, which means more old Mega Man games for dedicated fans -- but first, let's see what the Wii U eshop has to offer. Let's see...Wario Land 4 on the GBA Virtual Consol... read
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Nintendo Download: Kirby: Triple Deluxe and Mario Golf 3DS


Also, Mega Man Xtreme and Mach Rider
May 01
It's a pretty exciting week for the 3DS, but first, the Wii U stuff. This week on the Wii U eShop, you can pick up Abyss, Stick it to the Man, and Mach Rider. But the 3DS is really where it's at, with a few major Nintendo rel... read






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