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Pachter: Nintendo should leave the console business


Analyst in "pisses off Nintendo fans again" SHOCKAH!
Apr 09
In the latest episode of Michael "Frisky Buns" Pachter Says Things About Nintendo And Everybody Gets Angry, the industry analyst was asked if he hated Nintendo. The slick-tongued gentleman said he didn't actively dislike the ... read
A more traditional LEGO experience
Just when you thought they were out of good licenses to adapt for LEGO videogames, they pull one back in. Among others, we've explored the adventures of Indiana Jones, the far away galaxy of Star Wars, and the hallowed halls ... read feature

Cat Girl Without Salad

Cat Girl Without Salad is the new best thing ever


It's a videogame for all whom are living
Mar 31
The announcement of DuckTales Remastered caused a lot of people to freak the hell out, but that wasn't the only trick WayForward had up their sleeves. They've got a new IP coming "exclusively" to Nintendo 3DS, DS, Wii, W... read
Rune Factory

GDC: Rune Factory development resisted by Marvelous, fans


A franchise that almost never happened
Mar 27
Apparently development staff and even Harvest Moon fans didn't see the need to add combat to the farming formula. Marvelous AQ Executive Officer/CCO Yoshifumi Hashimoto shared at a panel this morning that he didn't have many ... read
DS and 3DS are BS?

FEZ creator thinks DS and 3DS are bullsh*t


Indie dev Twitter rage! Fun, fun, fun!
Mar 23
Indie game developers are certainly an outspoken lot, aren't they? Phil Fish, creator of the dimension-flipping XBLA platformer FEZ, finally decided to hop on the Monster Hunter train starting with Ultimate for 3DS. He thinks... read
Pokemon event

More details on upcoming event Pokémon Meloetta


A better look ahead of next week's distribution event
Feb 25
Beginning March 4 in North America, there will be a limited-time Pokémon distribution event for Meloetta at GameStop. After that date, you'll have three weeks to make a trip over to secure this Normal- and Psychic-typ... read
Pach-Man

Pachter talks more about Nintendo's Wii U 'mistake'


Clarifies the company's not in danger, but its glory days may be over
Feb 19
Following yesterday's angry protests from Nintendo fans, industry analyst Michael "Fishy Sunday" Pachter took to NeoGAF to clarify his statements.There was uproar when Pachter said the Wii U was a mistake Nintendo may never r... read
Portal on DS

Do want! Homebrew Portal gameplay on the DS


What's not to like?
Feb 11
There are many things that make me proud to be a gamer, and one of them is the homebrew/fangame community. To me, there's almost nothing better than a group of passionate fans getting together and creating something ... read
Pokémon

Pokémon Black and White 2 getting hilarious event Pokémon


Splash!
Feb 09
Every once in a while Nintendo emerges from its ivory tower to participate in special charity events where it provides free Pokémon for the unwashed washes to enjoy. Sometimes they're cool, other times you ge... read
It's Always Sunny at Nintendo
Earlier this week, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto claimed his company had failed to "communicate the value" of the Wii U to consumers, a turn of phrase that struck me as quite amusing. As a fan of It's Always Sunny in Phila... read feature

Pokemon event

Here's how to get Meloetta in Pokemon Black and White


North American distribution event next month
Feb 04
March? I don't even want to start thinking about March yet. That said, it's nice to get the heads-up on the planned distribution event for the Mythical Pokémon Meloetta in North America. You'll want to take a trip... read
3DS Pokedex Decal

Here's how to turn your 3DS into a Pokedex


All you need is $15 and master sticker placing skills
Feb 02
Who out there is unlike me and doesn't still have their original Pokedex from back in the day? Well, if you have a 3DS and/or 3DS XL you can turn that boring device into a freaking Pokedex! Etsy shop GameThemedThings&nbs... read
From wrestlers to panda-suit-wearing sociopaths
When assessing a publisher's impact on the industry, we tend to focus on the highs rather than consistency. THQ was anything but consistent, putting out Nintendo DS shovelware, rushed licensed games, and taking part in one of... read feature

Nintendo sales

Nintendo is profitable again, cuts Wii U / 3DS targets


Wii U projection down to 4.0 million from 5.5 million
Jan 30
It's good news, bad news time. Good news: After suffering a rough year of losses thanks to the 3DS' sluggish start, Nintendo was able to become profitable again through the first nine months of the 2012 / 2013 fiscal period. ... read
Fire Emblem

Character progression in Fire Emblem: Awakening explained


Everything you need to know, and more
Jan 29
Fire Emblem: Awakening is almost here, guys. Just one more week; you can make it. To get you ready and up to speed, Nintendo has produced a new video that completely explains the character progression system in the latest in... read
Nintendo Network offline

Nintendo Network is going down for maintenance


Here's what will be affected and when
Jan 28
Beyond Nintendo's regular maintenance of its online services, the company will be going through a brief period of emergency maintenance for the Nintendo Network this week. If you experience any odd behavior over the next two ... read
And here's how to do it
Tomorrow, January 22, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch finally arrives on US shelves. The PlayStation 3 role-playing game is a collaboration between developer Level-5, and animation house Studio Ghibli -- two companies th... read feature

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes announced for this fall


100+ characters from the Marvel universe
Jan 08
Mixing LEGOs, videogames, and comics together has always seemed like a good idea -- certainly something I would have loved to see as a kid. TT Games is pressing on with yet another title, and this time it's LEGO Marvel Super ... read

Warner Bros. announces three LEGO Legends of Chima games


All of them are releasing this year
Jan 02
If you had told me that Legends of Chima was already a successful LEGO property, I would have believed you. But it's not! Not yet, anyway. Described as a "fantasy adventure set in land inhabited by different magical animal tr... read

Be a McDonald's Store Manager in Dragon Quest VII game


Or a crew member
Dec 28
You'd expect to play as a wizard or warrior in a Dragon Quest game, but in this McD DS downloadable promotional game in Japan, you can also play as a McDonald's crew member or store manager. DS title Dragon Quest VII: McDonal... read
Adventure Time

Listen to the Adventure Time 3DS OST now on SoundCloud


Greatest. Soundtrack. Ever.
Dec 20
Guys, Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! (also known as the greatest thing to ever happen to me) has an amazing soundtrack. I don't even know how to begin to describe it to you guys. Which is good, ... read

The 3DS game card case is back up in Club Nintendo


This is weirdly the greatest thing to happen to me all day
Dec 19
All the coolest stuff goes way too fast in the Club Nintendo shop. Once it's gone, it's gone for good. That is until the rare occasion that Nintendo realizes just how popular an item was, and brings it back for a limited time... read

SEGA to sue Level-5 for patent infringement


Another day, another lawsuit
Dec 12
SEGA is taking Level-5 to court over its Inazuma Eleven soccer games, claiming they infringe on a patent the larger publisher holds.  The bone of contention is the ability to move characters via a finger or pen on a... read

Wii U sells 400,000 units


Reggie claims system is selling out too quickly
Nov 26
Nintendo of America's minestrone president, Reggie Fils-Aime, has taken to CNET to proclaim the Wii U a sellout and reveal the sale of 400,000 units since launch last Sunday. For comparison, the Wii was also able to get anoth... read

Sup Holmes gets rad with WayForward's Sean Velasco


Fight for right, the might of the dragon!
Nov 25
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe ... read

What WayForward took from Studio Ghibli and slasher films


Nausicaä and Jason Voorhees' made babies together
Nov 24
Last week on Sup, Holmes (available now on iTunes) we were graced with the presence of Adam Tierney, director of such games as Silent Hill: Book of Memories, Aliens: Infestation, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and Centipede... read

Adventure Time: HIKWYSOG!?'s Secret Self Portrait Screen


Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start
Nov 24
It's feels a little wrong write this post. Publicizing the existence of this "secret screen" obliterates any semblance of secrecy that it once had. I blame Pendleton Ward for this. Some secrets are just too gr... read
I don't love it when you get small, Jake
Adventure Time is currently my favorite show on television. It offers the same kind of nonchalant surrealism, iconic but expressive characters, and the simple delivery of complex themes that got me interested in videogames in... read feature

Battle against Pokemon World Champions' finalists


Are your Pokemon ready?
Nov 19
Before the launch of Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 it was revealed that select winners from this year's Pokémon Video Game World Championships (which ended back in August) would have their characters ... read

Here is how Adventure Time: HIKWYSOG? was made


Now in podcast form!
Nov 14
Last week on Sup Holmes, we were lucky to talk to WayForward's James Montagna, the director of Adventure Time: Hey Ice King Why'd You Steal Our Garbage? for the DS and 3DS (podcast available here). James was kind enough... read

Sup Holmes gets BMO'ed with WayForward's James Montagna


Adventure Time dev gets totally math
Nov 11
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe ... read
ThunderCats, HO-rrible!
The ThunderCats reboot was, by most accounts, a tragedy. Unlike most of the property rehashes that account for a worrying amount of modern entertainment, the new ThunderCats series was actually pretty well regarded and, from ... read feature







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