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1:00 PM on 03.13.2014

Nintendo Download: Yoshi's New Island

In Wii U news, Castlestorm has new DLC available and Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels has been added to the Virtual Console. That's it for Wii U news (sadface). Yoshi's New Island is the heavy hitter for the 3DS th...

Chris Carter





12:00 PM on 03.06.2014

Nintendo Download: NES Open Tournament Golf

The Wii U isn't getting much today, as the headliner is NES Open Tournament Golf for the Virtual Console. If you've paying attention, this is one of the inclusions in NES Remix 2, so expect all of those listed games to m...

Chris Carter

5:45 PM on 03.04.2014

Supercute Yoshi-themed 3DS XL coming to North America

*blehlm* Remember that Yoshi 3DS? It's coming to North America, too. Priced at $199.99,  you'll get this lovely green 3DS XL with Yoshi's silly little dino body running across its front. There are even cuter Yoshi eggs o...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 02.27.2014

Nintendo Download: Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy

It's another big week for the 3DS, and another small one for the Wii U. On the Wii U side, we have My Farm, Renegade (Virtual Console), and Knytt Underground has a sale, bringing it down to $6.50. Not a whole lot on...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 02.21.2014

Tres bien! Atlus announces Persona Q 3DS bundle

And doesn't have a picture to show for it. Damn. I need to see this design. Atlus has confirmed a 3DS XL bundle (for Japan) for when Persona Q drops on June 5 (in Japan). In a typically nice Atlus move, first print copies of ...

Steven Hansen

11:30 PM on 02.20.2014

Free Pokemon X/Y with purchase of 2DS/3DS XL and game

Let me take another stab at this without pesky character limits: an upcoming promotion will give out a free download code for Pokemon X/Y for folks who purchase either a 2DS or 3DS XL and one of six games: Animal Crossing: Ne...

Jordan Devore



Review: Inazuma Eleven photo
Review: Inazuma Eleven
by Wesley Ruscher

When I was a young kid, I loved nothing more than playing classic sport video games like Bases Loaded, Blades of Steel, Double Dribble, Tecmo Bowl, and Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!. While I enjoyed the likes of Super Mario Bros. and Zelda, hitting a game winning homerun was inherently more rewarding than sticking a silver arrow in Gannon's forehead ever was.

As I pushed through my junior high school years though, my tastes in games began to change. It was in these years that I was introduced to my deepest of video game loves: the Japanese RPG. Chrono Trigger and Lunar: The Silver Star opened my eyes to a much deeper world; a world where story was just as important as gameplay, and more importantly, could actually have meaning.

Nowadays, I find myself satisfied having quick flings with any action game that I can finish in a weekend. I still love RPGs and sports games, but the commitment to fully enjoy them is more than I can usually spare. If only there was a way I could enjoy both genres simultaneously; a way to go back to the days where time was in abundance.  

Inazuma Eleven is the time machine I’ve been looking for.

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9:00 AM on 02.20.2014

Nintendo Download: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

The big release this week is clearly Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, which is hitting the Wii U this Friday both digitally and by way of retail. That's about the only real release on Wii U this week though, as the only ...

Chris Carter

9:10 AM on 02.16.2014

Little Mac may be the fastest Super Smash Bros. fighter

With the announcement of Little Mac, of Punch-Out!! fame, coming to the upcoming Wii U/3DS edition of Super Smash Bros., many (myself included) have been wondering just how well the pint-sized puncher is going to fare agains...

Wesley Ruscher

9:00 PM on 02.13.2014

This special edition 3DS XL is for Yoshi fanatics

There was talk of an incoming Yoshi-themed 3DS XL but we had to resort to using our imaginations. These official images from Nintendo are much better. The limited-edition system will arrive on the same day as Yoshi's New Isla...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 02.13.2014

Nintendo Download: Super C

It's another slow week for both eShop fronts, as the only "new" addition to the Wii U's marketplace is the Virtual Console game Super C. Spin the Bottle was released some time ago on the Wii U, but today brings a fairly ...

Chris Carter

12:45 PM on 02.10.2014

Yoshi's New Island getting a limited 3DS console bundle

Not that I'm complaining, but I am starting to get a bit confused at just how many limited edition 3DS's Nintendo plans on releasing. Is it to plant a "collect 'em all" mentality? Are the nostalgia mainlines every few months...

Steven Hansen





11:00 AM on 02.06.2014

Nintendo Download: Bravely Default

The main digital highlight today is Retro City Rampage DX, the 3DS version of Retro City Rampage, which released back in 2012. It comes with a few extra features, like a new dynamic camera, a few altered missions, and ne...

Chris Carter

8:30 PM on 02.05.2014

Retro City Rampage DX brings big changes to the 3DS

Despite that it was coded by just one guy, Retro City Rampage was made available for just about every platform imaginable (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS Vita, PC), except for the 3DS. That's about to change tomorrow when the comedy...

Jonathan Holmes



The best and worst games of the week - A Bravely January  photo
The best and worst games of the week - A Bravely January
by Wesley Ruscher

January has come and gone, but that doesn't mean there weren't some great games to play. Just look at all the amazing "indie" games that hit the PC this month.

We had the fruition of two KickStarter campaigns finally see the light of day -- The Banner Saga and the first act of Double Fine's Broken Age -- the quirky Octodad, and the totally rad OlliOlii on PS Vita.

There was definitely some great stuff to keep us busy this month, and February is looking just as smooth. I can't even tell you how much I can't wait to get my thumbs on Bravely Default on the 3DS. Well... I guess I just did. 

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1:15 PM on 01.30.2014

Nintendo Download: Zelda: A Link to the Past

Today is a bit more lively than last week's Nintendo Download, as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is hitting the Wii U. This is my favorite Zelda of all time, and I've played every single game. The Wii U eShop is...

Chris Carter