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Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design

Good news, everyone! The Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter received a sudden boost in its donation rate. We've cleared $2.75 million, which means we are getting online co-op! Yay! Now that we'll be able to play as Beck's partner Call,...   more

Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo


Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo



Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games

We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to la...   more

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games photo

AVGN Adventures diarrhea dumps on Steam on September 23

I got to play an improved build of Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures at PAX this year, and I can reaffirm that it's going to be one hell of a challenge for those in dire need of classic "Nintendo hard" platforming. It's pure e...   more

AVGN Adventures diarrhea dumps on Steam on September 23 photo

3DS eShop next for Retro City Rampage

Considering all of the other platforms Retro City Rampage is available on, it only seemed like a matter of time before it would end up on 3DS. In a list of games playable next week at PAX Prime, Nintendo outed the existence o...   more

3DS eShop next for Retro City Rampage photo

DuckTales Remastered on Wii U to also get a retail box?

DuckTales Remastered flaps onto the PlayStation Network, eShop, and Steam next Tuesday, August 13, but PS3 players will also have the option to wait an extra week and purchase a special boxed edition. It contains a download c...   more

DuckTales Remastered on Wii U to also get a retail box? photo

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop?

Precursor Games, a.k.a. the ghost of Silicon Knights, is still trying to get Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, hoping to attract Kickstarter backers with the promise of David Hayter's gravelly pipes. However you feel tow...   more

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop? photo

Pore over Shantae's original design sketches

The release of EarthBound on the Wii U unfortunately overshadowed the equally long-awaited arrival of WayForward's Game Boy Color gem Shantae on the 3DS. But I'm not about to sit by and allow our spunky little gal pal to be i...   more

Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo


Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo
Pore over Shantae's original design sketches photo



Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered

The next DuckTales Remastered stage to be unveiled is the Moon! ... ... is what I'd like to say, but it's actually the Himalayas. In addition to the new trailer above, there are some screens and enemy art below. Don't get in...   more

Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo


Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo



Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight

Through updates on Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight Kickstarter page, we've gotten familiar with the lineup of the very Mega Man-ish Order of No Quarter. That doesn't mean there aren't still surprises left in store! Yesterday ...   more

Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight photo

Add your own colorful phrases to AVGN Adventures

In my E3 preview of the upcoming comedy platformer Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, I noted that each time you die a random Nerd phrase appears on screen. Fans of the Nerd's foul-mouthed escapades are quite familiar with the...   more

Add your own colorful phrases to AVGN Adventures photo

Conker director's Rusty Pup coming to Wii U, 3DS

Chris Seavor, director of Conker's Bad Fur Day and voice of the titular squirrel, recently expressed his desire to acquire Wii U dev kits for his studio Gory Detail's next game. Well, the chicken is in the pot, so please welc...   more

Conker director's Rusty Pup coming to Wii U, 3DS photo

Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom

Other platformers have gone the random generation route, but not to the extent that Cloudberry Kingdom has. In fact, it's taken developer Pwnee Studios over four years to perfect the engine and game logic. After seeing it in ...   more

Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo


Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo



The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered

DuckTales was always one of those games that I never thought in a million years would get a re-release, much less a remake with hand-drawn art and fully voiced dialog performed by the original cartoon's voice actors. Somehow,...   more

The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo


The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo



Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures ISN'T a sh*tload of f*ck

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is a game that wants you to curse at it. It wants you to flip out and go ballistic and yell at small children. It wants to give you the experience of being the Nerd in more ways than one. AVGN...   more

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures ISN'T a sh*tload of f*ck photo

Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs

You thought all that talk about paying attention to indies was just lip service, and that Nintendo wasn't going to follow through on support? You thought wrong! Nintendo is loving the indies at its E3 booth this year! Mario ...   more

Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo


Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo



New Super Luigi U release date, standalone ver. revealed

Luigi is rockin' it hardcore! The upcoming New Super Mario Bros. U expansion, New Super Luigi U, is ready to drop on eShop on June 20 for $19.99. Not only that, there will be a special standalone disc, which doesn't require y...   more

New Super Luigi U release date, standalone ver. revealed photo

Wii U owners don't know how to play Super Metroid

If you're a jaded hardcore gamer, and if you've ever complained that the new generation of "dumbed down" console gamers are the bane of life, prepare to feel justified. The arrival of Super Metroid on Wii U demonstrates the d...   more

Wii U owners don't know how to play Super Metroid photo

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies gets a Japanese web demo

Capcom has finally slapped a proper localized title onto Ace Attorney 5, hereby known as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and will be bringing it out West this fall. Unfortunately, it will be an eShop-only relea...   more

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies gets a Japanese web demo photo

3D Sonic The Hedgehog coming to 3DS eShop in Japan

It's been a while since any region outside of Japan received a new 3D Classics touch-up on the 3DS eShop. You may think that the only difference between the originals and their 3D remakes is the added stereoscopic effect, but...   more

3D Sonic The Hedgehog coming to 3DS eShop in Japan photo

GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D

Prrrbbt! My mane is all in a frizz because My Riding Stables 3D – Jumping for the Team is available in the Nintendo 3DS eShop right now. I'm doing that thing where I wiggle/shimmy my head back and forth while blowing ai...   more

GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D photo


GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D photo
GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D photo
GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D photo
GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D photo
GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D photo
GOTY Contender: My Riding Stables 3D photo



Nintendo Direct: Pikmin 3 set to release in August

Pikmin 3. August 4. Wii U, both retail and eShop. Seems like so far away, right? Wasn't it pretty much finished? Wasn't it close to being a launch window title? Why push it back so far? Makes me worry about other games in a s...   more

Nintendo Direct: Pikmin 3 set to release in August photo

Castle of Illusion digital box art materializes

Last month, the Brazilian ratings board DJCTQ revealed that the SEGA Genesis platforming classic Castle of Illusion was coming to PS3, Vita, 360, and Wii U. Now, XBLA digital box art has appeared, indicating that a formal ann...   more

Castle of Illusion digital box art materializes photo

PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U

[Update: Check out our Interview with WayForward] In today's "unexpected, f*cking awesome" news, Capcom has announced DuckTales Remastered for PlayStation Network, Wii U eShop, and Xbox Live Arcade. WayForward is handling de...   more

PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo


PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo



Nintendo of Europe's 18+ eShop restriction is no more

Nintendo has been trying its best to prove that its hardware is not just for children, but then things happen and it's back to the kiddie corner. The most recent roadblock has been a nonsensical eShop restriction that prevent...   more

Nintendo of Europe's 18+ eShop restriction is no more photo

Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene

Austin Ivansmith from WayForward was gracious enough to announce Mighty Switch Force 2 a few weeks back, and now we have the official screen and press release to get us properly informed. Series star Patricia Wagon has g...   more

Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene photo


Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene photo
Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene photo
Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene photo
Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene photo
Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene photo
Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene photo



Mighty Switch Force 2 teaser screens spit hot fire

A pair of teaser images have appeared on WayForward's Twitter page. The first is a seemingly in-game image of baby sitting alone on the sidewalk as the city around him burns to the ground, with the caption, "Who's ready to Sw...   more

Mighty Switch Force 2 teaser screens spit hot fire photo

You need to put SteamWorld Dig on your 3DS eShop radar

Seeing more original titles on the 3DS eShop is one way to put me in a good mood. Today, we got the heads up on SteamWorld Dig, a platform game designed by Gothenburg, Sweden-based studio Image & Form. It's set in a post-...   more

You need to put SteamWorld Dig on your 3DS eShop radar photo

Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding

German developer Shin'en is quite the wunderkind on Nintendo platforms. The studio has a history of pulling off technically impressive feats, such as the Iridion series on Game Boy Advance and most recently Nano Assault Neo o...   more

Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding photo


Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding photo
Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding photo
Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding photo
Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding photo
Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding photo
Jett Rocket II on 3DS eShop looks like tasty pudding photo



Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U

How 'bout that Dusty Raging Fist, eh? Or the recently crowdfunded Cryamore, hmm? Seems like the Wii U eShop is getting some much welcome indie love even as big boxed publishers turn up their noses. Would anyone object to ano...   more

Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo


Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo



These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02

Three of the four titles from Level-5's 3DS game jam Guild01 made it to the eShop out West. Liberation Maiden, Aero Porter, and Crimson Shroud were all bizarre but solid experiences, and I'm extremely grateful that they were...   more

These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02 photo


These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02 photo
These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02 photo
These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02 photo
These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02 photo
These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02 photo
These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02 photo



Check out the official Pokemon Scramble U site

A short while ago we informed you of the existence of a new Pokemon game in the Scramble line, called Pokemon Scramble U. Now, the official site is open for business, and hot damn is it adorable! Most of the content is marked...   more

Check out the official Pokemon Scramble U site photo

Unchained Blades is crawling to 3DS in January

It looks like XSEED has decided to kick off the new year with a bang. Their localization specialists are preparing to unleash Unchained Blades upon the Nintendo 3DS in just a few weeks time. Players will be able to...   more

Unchained Blades is crawling to 3DS in January  photo

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse coming to 3DS eShop

What? WHAT? WHAAAAT!? WHAAAAAAAAAAAT!? Suck it down! That's what I'm talkin' 'bout! Hell yeah! The cover of November's Nintendo Power features our half-genie starlet in full pirate garb, teaming up with her archnemesis Risky ...   more

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse coming to 3DS eShop photo

Preview: Fluidity: Spin Cycle

Fluidity released on WiiWare a couple of years ago and proved a surprising treat for a lot of Wii owners. Tony Ponce liked it a lot. Good news for Tony -- and for everyone else -- is that its 3DS sequel is coming to the eShop...   more

Preview: Fluidity: Spin Cycle photo

Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop

As briefly mentioned in our post about this year's upcoming 3DS eShop release schedule, Level-5 has partnered with three high-profile Japanese designers on three separate games all due out this fall. Yes, the games of Guild ...   more

Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop photo


Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop photo
Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop photo
Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop photo
Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop photo
Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop photo
Those three Guild 01 games are leaving Japan via eShop photo



Wii U to receive Mighty Switch Force HD at launch

Mighty Switch Force is an awesome game. The free update on May 24 made it even more awesome. And now its poised to become even more awesome-o than that! According to Nintendo Power, WayForward is planning an HD port of Mighty...   more

Wii U to receive Mighty Switch Force HD at launch photo

E3: Aerial indie title Chasing Aurora launching on Wii U

Vienna-based studio Broken Rules has just announced that its colorful aerial action title, Chasing Aurora, is going to being launching on the Wii U's eShop platform. Seen first at LunarCade Shanghai, the game boasts an inter...   more

E3: Aerial indie title Chasing Aurora launching on Wii U photo

Mighty Switch Force! Exclusive Patricia art, free OST

We told you yesterday that you should check out WayForward's new eShop 3DS title Mighty Switch Force! And that wasn't the first time we told you how great this game is. It's platforming and puzzles, with delicious artwor...   more

Mighty Switch Force! Exclusive Patricia art, free OST photo

This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action

Nintendo had that big 3DS update the other week, but do you know what feature was missing? If you were thinking of the promised messaging service, you would be correct! Swapnote, also known as Nintendo Letter Box in Europe, ...   more

This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action photo


This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action photo
This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action photo
This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action photo
This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action photo
This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action photo
This is Swapnote, the new 3DS messaging app in action photo



Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens

No, Mighty Switch Force still isn't out yet (HNNNNNNNGGGGG!!!), but remember that eShop trailer from October? It's on YouTube now, so go watch it if you don't have a 3DS. It's in YouTube 3D! But never mind that. Screens! Way...   more

Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens photo


Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens photo
Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens photo
Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens photo
Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens photo
Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens photo
Smother yourself with fresh Mighty Switch Force screens photo



One more time: VVVVVV headed to the 3DS eShop

It's no secret that we love VVVVVV. Really, we can't get enough. Terry Cavanagh's acclaimed platformer is making the transition to 3DS, of all places, thanks in part to publisher/indie superfriend Nicalis. Rather than being a...   more

One more time: VVVVVV headed to the 3DS eShop photo

New screens and art for WayForward's Mighty Switch Force

WayForward has posted up some screenshots and artwork for its tantalizing 3DS project, Mighty Switch Force. This action-heavy game is looking pretty damn fun, and ought to be a very welcome addition to the gasping 3DS library...   more

New screens and art for WayForward's Mighty Switch Force photo