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1:00 PM on 11.28.2013

Nintendo Download: Contra III, Super Hang-On 3D

Today is a very retro-centric edition of Nintendo Download, with quite a bit of Virtual Console actoon, and even a few new 3D Classics. As for the Wii U, we have Contra III: The Alien Wars, and temporary sales on the Mario se...

Chris Carter





12:30 PM on 11.21.2013

Nintendo Download: Super Mario 3D World

The Wii U has a particularly exciting week, with Super Mario 3D World launching tomorrow. In my opinion it's the best game on the Wii U so far, so take a look at our review and consider it an option alongside of your shiny ne...

Chris Carter

6:15 PM on 11.14.2013

Nintendo Download: Mario & Sonic at the Olympics

There's a ton of variety this week on Nintendo plaforms on both the 3DS and Wii U. For the latter, we have Uncharted Waters: New Horizons on the Virtual Console, as well as Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympi...

Chris Carter

8:00 AM on 11.14.2013

Check out the indie games headed to Wii U and 3DS

Looking for something to play on your Wii U or 3DS? Why not an indie game? Nintendo has released this trailer for the indie games hitting its eShop in the coming months, from Q.U.B.E. to Shovel Knight to Shantae to Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails. Sizzle!

Steven Hansen

5:15 PM on 11.11.2013

You won't find Nintendo Land on the US eShop anymore

In a strange move that no one understands, everyone's favorite Mario factory has recently removed original Wii U pack-in Nintendo Land from the system's eShop. Exactly when, we're not sure. NeoGAF users found the title gone f...

Brett Zeidler

12:15 PM on 11.07.2013

Nintendo Download: Wii Sports Club

Wii Sports is making a [debatable] triumphant return today on the Wii U, with a rather odd pricing scheme. After a 24 hour trial period, for $1.99 you can buy a "day pass" or buy individual sports for $9.99. New features incl...

Chris Carter

4:45 PM on 11.06.2013

Second set of DLC is out today for Pikmin 3

It's not the Olimar-centric story missions of my dreams, but Nintendo putting out downloadable content for Pikmin 3 is still something I can support. The game's latest DLC pack -- more "Battle Enemies!" missions -- is out as ...

Jordan Devore



Impressions: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (Wii U) photo
Impressions: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (Wii U)
by Ian Bonds

Last year, after a very successful Kickstarter campaign, Black Forest Games was able to take what started as a Mario rip-off with the Great Giana Sisters and turn it into a unique, beautiful platformer. After being one of the first Steam Greenlight games released, as well as popping the title on to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is now available in Mario's home base.

Arguably, this may be the best version yet.

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11:00 AM on 11.02.2013

Nintendo breaks previous digital sales record

Things are beginning to look up for Nintendo's digital sales. The company recently reported in their second quarter financial results briefing that the total money earned in downloadable sales, for the first half of this fina...

Wesley Ruscher

2:30 PM on 10.31.2013

Nintendo Download: Wii Fit U

Today, the Wii U finally gets Wii Fit U, which is a free trial download for 31 days. After the trial you'll have the opportunity to buy and sync a Fit Meter to the game, which allows you to keep it forever. Sadly, all I can t...

Chris Carter

7:30 PM on 10.30.2013

Weird! Japan finally getting Advance Wars: Days of Ruin

The last entry in the Advance Wars series, Days of Ruin (2008), never released in Japan. Weird, right? Well, in news that no one expected, Advance Wars: Days of Ruin has been made available in Japan as a downloadable Club Nin...

Steven Hansen

6:00 PM on 10.26.2013

It's not too late for this Ace Attorney 5 launch trailer

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney -- Dual Destinies is out and it's fantastic. Along with Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, it's the best transition from sprite based graphics to polygons that I've seen yet. All the body language, exaggera...

Jonathan Holmes





11:30 AM on 10.24.2013

Nintendo Download: Phoenix Wright - Dual Destinies

Today is a pretty happening day on the 3DS eShop, as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies hits the 3DS as a digital download -- without a physical release. Other 3DS downloads today include Star Soldier (VC), and Bat...

Chris Carter

2:00 PM on 10.18.2013

Musical Zelda chest included in A Link Between Worlds CE

That coveted musical chest previously thought to be a pre-order incentive for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has now found its way into the collector's edition of the game. Oh, and it holds 3DS cartridges, turns o...

Jordan Devore

10:45 AM on 10.17.2013

Nintendo Download: Mighty Switch Force! 2

Mighty Switch Force! 2 for the Wii U headlines this week's Nintendo Download, as the only original eShop game on offer. Sadly, unlike Mighty Switch Force!: Hyper Drive Edition which was a complete re-work of the game with ext...

Chris Carter

10:30 AM on 10.17.2013

Hulu Plus now available on 3DS (and 2DS)

Are you a Hulu Plus subscriber? And a 3DS owner? You're in...well, something. You can now watch Hulu Plus on your 3DS system.  The new Hulu Plus app is available on the Nintendo eShop today. It offers full touchscreen na...

Dale North