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1:00 PM on 07.11.2014

Sega doesn't seem to want its games on the Wii U Virtual Console

Remember when Sega games came to the Wii Virtual Console en masse? Pepperidge Farm remembers. It was a childhood dream come true, seeing Sega and Nintendo unite in such a fashion, but the match doesn't seem to be right on the...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 07.10.2014

Nintendo Download: One Piece Unlimited World Red

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...

Chris Carter



This month's Club Nintendo rewards include Paper Mario, Kid Icarus photo
This month's Club Nintendo rewards include Paper Mario, Kid Icarus
by Jordan Devore

The Club Nintendo game rewards for this month are in. Hope you aren't averse to repeats:

  • Donkey Kong Jr. (Wii U) - 200 Coins
  • 3D Classics: Kid Icarus (3DS) - 200 Coins
  • Paper Mario (Wii/Wii U) - 250 Coins
  • Metal Torrent (3DS) - 200 Coins

I'd be all over Paper Mario if it were possible to play on Wii U without using Wii Mode. Like, how sweet would full-on GamePad support be? The sweetest.

Nintendo hasn't yet announced this year's rewards for Elite members who have obtained Gold or Platinum status at Club Nintendo, but that info should be coming before too long.

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2:15 PM on 07.07.2014

Pokémon Trading Card Game comes to 3DS in Europe this week

I had a binder specifically for my collection of Pokémon cards but never knew how to properly play the game. Which was fine, because they were fun enough to look at. I did, however, play a ton of Pokémon Trading...

Jordan Devore

9:00 AM on 07.03.2014

Nintendo Download: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition

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...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 06.26.2014

Nintendo Download: Shovel Knight!

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...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 06.19.2014

Nintendo Download: Pushmo World

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...

Chris Carter





9:00 AM on 06.13.2014

Brain Training: How Old is your Brain is free for Wii U in Europe

Brain Training (also known as Brain Age) was the first DS game to hit the Wii U in Japan. Now European Wii U owners can go download it for free. Without any sort of fanfare, Nintendo has released the game to the eShop. I...

Chris Carter

8:14 AM on 06.12.2014

Nintendo Download: Nintendo's E3 eShop sale

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...

Chris Carter

2:20 PM on 06.11.2014

Metroid: Zero Mission coming to Wii U Virtual Console

Rejoice, Metroid fans! One of the greatest entries in the franchise is making its way to the Wii U Virtual Console, and it could be slated for a North American release if we're lucky enough. Metroid: Zero Mission is headed fo...

Brittany Vincent

1:15 PM on 06.11.2014

Pac-Man Collection, Pac-Land now available on Wii U

Hot on the heels of the Pac-Man reveal for Super Smash Bros., classic titles featuring Bandai Namco's lovable mascot have popped up on the Wii U eShop. The Game Boy Advance Pac-Man Collection is presently available for $4.89, while the NES version of Pac-Land is on offer for $3.49. Time to get packing!

Kyle MacGregor

12:15 PM on 06.05.2014

Nintendo Download: Tomodachi Life

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...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 05.29.2014

Nintendo Download: Mario Kart 8

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...

Chris Carter

11:30 AM on 05.22.2014

Nintendo Download: Mega May gets more exciting with Mega Man V

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 ...

Chris Carter

2:45 PM on 05.19.2014

Klonoa: Empire of Dreams coming to Wii U this Wii-k

I never did play Klonoa. It looks alright, save for the boring as heck art style, at least as far as environments, platforms, and backgrounds go. The animation is quite nice, though. Is there a Klonoa that is the best Klonoa...

Steven Hansen

12:00 PM on 05.15.2014

Nintendo Download: Mega May continues with Mega Man IV

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 ...

Chris Carter