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11:00 AM on 07.24.2014

Nintendo Download: Blaster Master

Every week, I choose a game to feature in each issue of Nintendo Download, and Blaster Master is very near and dear to my heart. It was one of the first games I really "got" as a kid, and I spent hours learning twitch re...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 07.17.2014

Nintendo Download: Mr. Driller 2

The Wii U is taking a week off it seems, as there are only a one game on the menu for today -- Mr. Driller 2 -- a GameBoy Advance Virtual Console title. Little Inferno is discounted by 50% until July 24th....

Chris Carter

4:45 PM on 07.11.2014

Xbox One games can now offer demos that unlock the full version

I came to really appreciate the way Microsoft handled demos on Xbox 360. Xbox Live Arcade titles were required to offer them, and if you liked what you played in the trial, it was super easy to upgrade to the full thing right...

Jordan Devore





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

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

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

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

9:00 PM on 05.29.2014

Kick some ass on June 3 in the EA Sports UFC demo

As Stroke 9 once inquired, how many people want to kick some ass? If your answer is a resounding "I do! I do!," you have anger issues. Also, you might enjoy knowing that there's an imminent demo for EA Sports UFC. The bone-br...

Brett Makedonski

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

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

12:00 PM on 05.08.2014

Nintendo Download: It's Mega [Man] May!

It's Mega Man May over at the Nintendo eShop, which means more old Mega Man games for dedicated fans -- but first, let's see what the Wii U eshop has to offer. Let's see...Wario Land 4 on the GBA Virtual Consol...

Chris Carter





1:45 PM on 05.01.2014

Nintendo Download: Kirby: Triple Deluxe and Mario Golf 3DS

It's a pretty exciting week for the 3DS, but first, the Wii U stuff. This week on the Wii U eShop, you can pick up Abyss, Stick it to the Man, and Mach Rider. But the 3DS is really where it's at, with a few major Nintendo rel...

Chris Carter

5:00 AM on 04.30.2014

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace receives demo, DLC in May

Still not totally sold on Ragnarok Odyssey Ace? Well then, pensive reader, it might delight you to hear that XSEED has a demo up its sleeve ready to play on May 13. In the meantime, the action role-playing game is being kitte...

Kyle MacGregor