Free expansion coming soon
Plague of Shadows looks like the perfect excuse to get back into Shovel Knight.
It's a free expansion that remixes the game to tell an alternate story about the Plague Knight. Between his customizable bomb-based moveset and s...
Mega Bustin' makes me feel good
People often cite the Mega Man series as an example of "difficult" retro games, but there's an astounding amount of rhyme and reason to the level design therein.
With a few tips you'll be breaking down time trial record walls like it was nothing.
If you've kept a close watch on the site for the last three years or so, you'd see that it's no secret that I love Mega Man. Despite the fact that Capcom hasn't given him any love in the past few years, it's still my favorite series, and one day, I'd like to see it return to glory.
While the Mega Man Legacy Collection wasn't everything I was looking for, it'll do just fine for now.
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If you've always wanted to try out Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, or LBX: Little Battlers eXperience, now's your chance. Tomorrow at select Best Buy locations from 11AM to 2PM (local), you'll be able to t...
While I was on vacation this week visiting relatives, Capcom uploaded more Monster Hunter cat videos. What a treat to come home to. The first one is over here, if you missed it.
Also, Advance Wars 2
We're only a few weeks away from the launch of Super Mario Maker, but for now we'll have to make due with the eShop. This week, the Wii U is getting Crab Cakes Rescue, Factotum, Mortar Melon, Woah Dave!, The Bridge, and ...
We now have some more concrete details for the Gunman Clive HD Collection, which is a pairing of the first two games in the series, which were originally on 3DS. According to the developer Bertil Horberg, it's set for a Septe...
The 3DS is a beautiful system. Although I wouldn't normally spring for so many updates, I've gradually moved over to the XL, picked up the Circle Pad Pro, and eventually, upgraded to the New 3DS XL. My wife is enjoying all th...
No longer 2016
The original Yo-Kai Watch was originally supposed to be released in 2016, but Nintendo bumped it up recently to "Holiday 2015." Now we have a firm release date courtesy of Nintendo of America -- November 6.
Lock and Load on August 20
It's been pretty wild re-experiencing many of these past titles in Sega's 3D Classics series. In the last few months, we managed to get 3D remasters of several games that have defined Sega's legacy as one of the most famous g...
Picross is a series you don't hear about too often, but it has a rather loving fanbase. You're about to get some love back in the form of a new game, which is heading to the 3DS in October in Japan.
Set to debut on the first of the month, it will launch for 3,000 yen, and will be available both digitally and physically. Hopefully it arrives overseas!
The Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden 3DS package has been reworked, and now it includes a New 3DS unit, cover plates, a pre-installed version of the game, and the SNES game Super Butoden. This bundle is only available in select...
Download YouTube while you can!
Homebrew has become a bit of a Hydra for Nintendo recently. They pulled down IronFall due to an exploit which allowed non-approved software to be run on the 3DS, and in response almost the same exploit has now also been rele...
Coming this September
Remember back when the New 3DS released, and North America only got the XL version?
Well, it seems we weren't alone. Following the system's North American and European launches in February, the upgraded portable came to South...
Ironfall: Invasion removed from eShop
Ironfall: Invasion is a decent little shooter for Nintendo 3DS that you likely haven't heard of; and now that you have, you can't play it, as Nintendo has removed the game from its online store.
The move came mere days after...
You can get your hands on Legend of Legacy from developer FuRyu on October 13 in North America, and it sports a special launch edition. It'll come with a box, a hardcover artbook, and a 10-song soundtrack. It will b...
Cameo by Tom Nook!
Today in "things I really want to be localized but probably never will," I've come across Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX, an upgraded port of a PSP game from 2010 that was developed by From Software, strang...
Also, Garfield Kart
Pandora's Tower is awesome. It's also coming out on the Wii U today for $19.99. In addition, you'll find Wind-up Knight 2 on the eShop. That's basically all she wrote for the Wii U. It seems as if Freedom Planet has been...
Out on August 20
I didn't really dig Woah Dave!, but a lot of people did, and those folks will be able to enjoy it on Wii U next week. As announced by developer Choice Provisions, it will be Cross-Buy with the 3DS, and if you already own...
Walmart is listing them as such
Walmart is listing Animal Crossing amiibo cards on its website for $5.96 for a pack of six, so essentially a dollar a card. That isn't that surprising as they go for around the same price when imported from Japan, though...
No matter which version you choose
Square Enix unveiled Dragon Quest XI for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS late last month at an event in Tokyo, where the publisher gave attendees a nice long look at the game.
Today, the company has shared the first ...
It's on 3DS eShop now
Bandai Namco announced a Dragon Ball Z Extreme Butoden demo for Europe recently, but come to find out, it's actually available in North America too. All you have to do is search the 3DS eShop manually for "Dragon Ball Z,...
Now planned for November
NIS America has once again delayed the release of Rodea: The Sky Solider. After initially planning on a September release, the publisher pushed the game back a month. Now it's happening again.
The new target dates are Novembe...
You can do it from your home
[Update: Nintendo has just informed Destructoid that this promotion will last until September 14, 2015.]
Own a copy of Pokemon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire in the North America region? Boot it up now and in the Mystery ...
Capcom outfitted some adorably round-headed cats with Felyne hats for a YouTube video and, oh, I guess there's footage of Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX in here, too.
The PlayStation Portable spinoff game is...
'Exclusive pre-order event'
[Update: you can grab the 3-pack online now at GameStop's website in the US. My guess is this is leftover pre-orders from the event, and will shut down once the allotment is out.]
[Update: Here's a link to pre-order...
Sure, I'll take it
Take this with a grain of salt, but the west might be getting a package for Fire Emblem Fates. For those of you who are unaware, in Japan, Fire Emblem if as it's called, was released with two different versions -- Birthright,...
Dragon Quest VIII was released all the way back in 2004 on PS2, but its legacy has withstood the test of time. It's still regarded as one of the best entries in the series, and later this year in Japan, it will hit the 3DS.
I'd say it's a success
Today is the first major day for the first Super Smash Con, taking place in Virginia this weekend. While I covered the major happenings here as well as all the pertinent info you'll need for tournaments and streams, I also ha...
A Mighty Gunvolt port with the DLC
Mighty Gunvolt might have been released late last year on 3DS, but Inti Creates has been in the process of porting it to the PS4 and Vita, and as of this week, it's out in Japan. Sadly, the developer has confirmed that there...