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4:00 AM on 12.27.2013

Nintendo Download: Dr. Luigi

Aw yeah Luigi time! Dr. Luigi is hitting the Wii U on the 31st for $14.99. CastleStorm is also a thing, as is Super Punch-Out!!, one of my top 10 favorite SNES games ever. Select Ubisoft titles are also on sale, so check your...

Chris Carter

4:15 PM on 12.19.2013

Nintendo Download: 3D Streets of Rage

It's time for more Sega 3D Classics this week! But first, the Wii U gets Knytt Underground, Castlevania (NES VC), a Little Inferno discount ($4.99), and a Nano Assault Neo demo. There's not a whole lot to ponder ove...

Chris Carter

2:30 PM on 12.13.2013

Allez cuisine! Double Dragon hits Wii U, 3DS eShop

The original Double Dragon, the game that started it all, is now available on the Wii U and 3DS eShop. I don't know if it still holds up. I can tell you the movie starring Iron Chef America's Chairman does not. I can bet the cartoon doesn't, either. But, in the words of my uncle: that music is still balling. I've looped the trailer a few times already just listening to it.

Steven Hansen

12:00 PM on 12.12.2013

Nintendo Download: Rush, and more Sega 3D Classics

This isn't a very exciting week for Wii U fans, as you're only getting two [old] additions -- Two Tribes' Rush has been remade, and Double Dragon is live on the Virtual Console. That's about it, folks. As usual the ...

Chris Carter

9:30 PM on 12.05.2013

Nintendo Download: The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

After a jam packed retro offering last week, Nintendo is at it again with another collection of classics. On the Wii U you'll be able to nab The Legend of the Mystical Ninja, which is my personal favorite Goemon game, and one...

Chris Carter

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

3:00 AM on 11.14.2013

Ogre Battle headed to Wii U Virtual Console in Japan

The precursor to the excellent turn-based strategy title Tactics Ogre, Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen, is headed to the Wii U Virtual Console on November 20, according to Siliconera. Unfortunately, this is currentl...

Steven Hansen





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

11:30 AM on 11.05.2013

Nintendo considering new sales methods for digital games

Nintendo's digital business is on the rise. The company pulled in more than 11.4 billion yen from downloadable sales during the first six months of the fiscal year. Despite shattering its previous record, the platform holder ...

Kyle MacGregor

2:00 PM on 11.03.2013

Super Mario Bros. 3 warping to Nintendo 3DS, Wii U soon

Super Mario Bros. 3 is coming to Wii U and 3DS in the not too distant future, it seems. Nintendo's official website and digital storefronts peg the acclaimed platformer for an unspecified future release date. While unquestion...

Kyle MacGregor

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

8:30 AM on 10.30.2013

Mega Man V hits the Japanese 3DS eShop next week

It appears as if the Mega Man Game Boy collection (referred to as Rockman World overseas) will be complete next week in Japan, as Mega Man V is hitting their 3DS Virtual Console. Celebrated by fans, Mega Man V is often consid...

Chris Carter

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

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