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7:00 PM on 01.30.2015

Shorts-wearing Pikachu, red Lucario: Pokkén Tournament looks hot

Now that Bandai Namco has begun testing Pokkén Tournament in Japanese arcades, the photos are flooding in -- and they're scrumptious. The Pokémon fighting game offers alternate colors for its combatants, includi...

Jordan Devore


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Mistwalker's mobile-RPG Terra Battle has surpassed 1.5 million downloads worldwide

Unlock new "adventurers" from iconic Final Fantasy character designer Yoshitaka Amano and a new scenario from Yasumi Matsuno, designer of Final Fantasy XII. Also, Terra Battle received the highly anticipated online co-op mode update that allows players to work together to clear stages and adds summons to the battlefield. More Info.




11:30 AM on 01.30.2015

Smash Bros.' Sakurai may quit game development 'if it continues like this'

Nintendo's tireless Masahiro Sakurai isn't so tireless after all and is, instead, a human being who needs better working conditions. The Super Smash Bros. creator has already said that he probably won't make another Smas...

Steven Hansen

2:00 AM on 01.30.2015

Hyrule Warriors had the most successful launch of any Musou game in the U.S.

Nintendo's gambit with one of its most profitable properties seems to have paid off. Koei Tecmo's Hyrule Warriors is the fastest selling of any entry of the Musou series released in the United States. Great DLC and iconi...

Jason Faulkner

3:15 PM on 01.29.2015

Majora's Mask gets a cute lil '90s-feeling, live-action commercial

In a fitting tribute to the days of polygonal graphics that didn't play well on air, Majora's Mask 3DS has a nice little commercial you wouldn't be surprised to see stationed between episodes of Rocko's Modern Life...

Steven Hansen

1:15 PM on 01.29.2015

You can slice the Moon in half in next week's Hyrule Warriors DLC!

In this trailer overviewing the Majora's Mask DLC for Hyrule Warriors, we get to see Young Link don the Fierce Deity's mask and cut the Moon in half. My dark fantasy has finally been realized. There's more excitement abound:...

Jordan Devore

11:00 AM on 01.29.2015

Nintendo Download: Gunman Clive 2

The Wii U eShop is getting more exciting today with the release of Metroid Prime Trilogy for $9.99. I still have my lovely hard copy safe with the rest of my Metroid collection, but considering how rare it is, I'm g...

Chris Carter

8:00 AM on 01.29.2015

Here are all of Majora's remastered masks

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is coming to 3DS, if you've missed the hype around it or its limited edition New 3DS XL. Holmes wrote one of my favorite pieces of last year about it, right here. while Ben "bbain" Davi...

Steven Hansen

7:30 AM on 01.29.2015

Super Smash Bros. Wii U unlocks more existing 8-player levels

If you're itching to play more levels in Super Smash Bros. Wii U 8-player mode, you're in luck, as 15 whopping existing stages have been added to the mix as a result of the 1.0.2 update. Now you'll be able to enjoy arenas lik...

Chris Carter



Nintendo's 2015 Wii U and 3DS release schedule photo
Nintendo's 2015 Wii U and 3DS release schedule
by Jordan Devore

Steven already brought you the hardware and software sales figures that capped off Nintendo's 2014, so let's take a look at what's ahead for Japanese, European, and North American 3DS and Wii U players. It's release schedule time! Break out the reading glasses.

Either hit the .pdf link below, or follow these (first-party, third-party) for .jpg excerpts.

I believe in SMT X Fire Emblem. But, failing a timely release, the new Fire Emblem looks real nice.

Earnings Release for the Nine-Month Period Ended December 2014 [Nintendo]

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9:25 PM on 01.28.2015

Nintendo YouTube Creators Program goes beta

If you happen to be a scorned YouTuber who fell victim to some copyright drama with your Nintendo-related material, then you'll be happy to know Nintendo has a solution for you: The Nintendo Creators Program. Now in its Beta ...

Robert Summa

4:49 PM on 01.28.2015

Mario Party 10 amiibo are available to pre-order on Amazon

Amazon's opened pre-orders for the Mario Party 10 line of amiibo. Well, almost the whole line. Mario's still M.I.A. But, Toad (the best), Peach, Luigi, Bowser, and Yoshi can all be preemptively purchased. You know how th...

Brett Makedonski





1:00 PM on 01.28.2015

Nintendo financials: 9.2M Wii U, 1.9M New 3DS sold

Nintendo released its Q3 financials, shedding light on the performance of its properties as of December 31, 2014--so throughout the holiday season.  The New Nintendo 3DS is doing well. 1.3 million of the XL version have ...

Steven Hansen

11:30 AM on 01.28.2015

Quick! Majora's Mask New 3DS, Skull Kid figure back on Nintendo's UK shop

The much sought after Majora's Mask New 3DS XL is once again up for sale, with exclusive Skull Kid not-amiibo, on Nintendo's UK store. Grab one if you're still trying (or maybe Best Buy cancelled yours and you missed out on a free one). 

Steven Hansen

9:30 PM on 01.27.2015

It looks like some Targets are selling the Sheik amiibo early

As of right now, the Sheik amiibo is set to appear in the first round of Wave 3 on February 13, right after Bowser's launch at the start of next month. If early reports are any indication, Sheik is going to be one of the more...

Chris Carter



Majora's Mask 3D bosses are considerably different photo
Majora's Mask 3D bosses are considerably different
by Kyle MacGregor

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D is more than just a simple port. The portable remaster introduces sweeping changes, like adding fishing holes, apparently. Other things too, probably.

We can't divulge everything just yet, as there's a review embargo-shaped trapdoor under our feet, but some of the alterations to boss fights have seeped out into the Internet and the world at large.

While at PAX South over the weekend, I had the opportunity to demo the game, where I noticed Odolwa, the guardian of the Woodfall Temple, was a tad different than how I'd remembered.

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6:00 PM on 01.27.2015

Wii U 32GB bundle returns to Black Friday price

If you missed out on Wii U sales during the holiday season, your second chance has arrived via Rakuten's eBay store page (aka the retailer formerly known as Buy.com). The Japanese-owned retailer is carrying about 2,000 units ...

Dealzon