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Lots of great stuff in there
Nintendo dropped a bomb on us today. A delightful digital bomb of over 100 games to download off Club Nintendo in exchange for your precious Coins. The service is gearing up for a remodel, but before then, all your Coins must... read feature

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BurgerTime World Tour

BurgerTime World Tour is $5 now through April 30 before it disappears forever


Forever ever? For-EVER EVER?
Apr 17
MonkeyPaw Games is holding a funeral one last sale for BurgerTime: World Tour, allowing players to snap it up for only $5 before it's yanked from the digital distribution channels forever on April 30. You may be thinking th... read
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Club Nintendo rewards

A Link to the Past, Metroid among Club Nintendo rewards


Let them eat cake!
Nov 05
Nintendo wants to reward fans for your unrelenting fealty and has seen fit to toss some blue ribbon table scraps your way through Club Nintendo this month. In anticipation of the looming release of The Legend of Zelda: A... read
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Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage has a birthday, you get the gifts


WiiWare and Steam giveaways for this weekend
Oct 12
Retro City Rampage was released a year ago this week, and has gone on to great success. According to VBlank Entertainment's Brian Provinciano "It's moved 180K units now (more revenue this year than last year!), quite up sinc... read
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Chris' Top 5 Mega Mans

Ranked: The five best Mega Man games (Carter's picks)


The Blue Bomber's best, ranked
Jun 25
It's no secret that fellow Destructoid author Tony Ponce and I enjoy a hearty serving of Mega Man on a daily basis. While I'll let Tony speak for himself in his own "Ranked" article, the reasons why I love the Mega Man series... read
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download Europe: Link, he come to town


Oracle of Seasons and Ages have arrived
May 27
Big doings across the pond this week, as the The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons / Ages arrive on the 3DS Virtual Console. These Capcom-developed Game Boy Color adventures are two standalone parts of an overarching ta... read
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Swords and Soldiers 3D

Swords and Soldiers 3D is a thing


Here's video proof
May 06
Swords and Soldiers is one of my favorite time wasters ever. As a castle defense game, you're basically tasked with building units, sending them off in a straight line to fight, and hoping your enemy doesn't counter or outwi... read
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Retro City Rampage sales, threshold hopes, XBLA regrets


Brian Provinciano breaks it down
Mar 30
Retro City Rampage was in development for over six years, costing thousands of dollars and sleepless nights to develop. Brian Provinciano, the creator of the game, is finally getting a return on his investment. You may see so... read
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Smashed TV
The rare act of generosity aside, support for WiiWare has been reduced to almost nothing, leaving the platform to shuffle along until the earth swallows it up. How fitting then that one of its few releases in recent months wo... read feature

Retro City Rampage photo
Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage Wii version a '$20,000 gift to fans'


Brian Provinciano doesn't expect to profit from WiiWare release
Mar 02
Brian Provinciano wanted to keep his word. That is the reason Retro City Rampage released on WiiWare earlier this week. Its developer has no expectation of turning a profit on the platform, calling the move a "... read
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Steam version will also receive prototype via update
Retro City Rampage for WiiWare missed its January release window, but creator Brian Provinciano has set his foot down and stated that the game will finally arrive next week on February 28. RCR's entire development history has... read feature

Mega Man 10 concept art photo
Mega Man 10 concept art

Check out some sweet, sweet concept art for Mega Man 10


Some of these concepts are way better than the final design
Feb 04
The Mega Man Network has shared some Mega Man 10 robot master concept art from the R20+5 blowout book, and man is it interesting. Most of these, I think, look better than the final designs. Some of them in particular are much... read
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Find that shoe!
Retro City Rampage was one of the most interesting releases of 2012. Written and designed largely by one man, the game was in development for years, leaving hungry fans to lay in wait. Xbox 360 and Wii owners may still b... read feature

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Retro City Rampage set to drop in January on WiiWare


Finally!
Dec 24
Ever since Retro City Rampage hit pretty much everything other than WiiWare (and XBLA), fans have been waiting patiently for any sort of Wii release date news. Finally, we now have a soft release window of "January 2013," whi... read
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Nintendo Download 11/22/12: Thanksgiving Edition


Gaming makes a great escape
Nov 22
Stay young. Or single. Getting hitched changes everything. Thanksgiving turns from a joyous occasion of mindless gorging to a tricky affair at best, with in-laws, planning, babies, and stress to deal with. I'm going to use th... read
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Nintendo Download 11/18/12: U Day Edition


Did you get your Wii U?
Nov 18
Today, on the launch of the Wii U (on what shall be known as "U Day"), you can nab five eShop games, and a bulk number of full downloadable titles (I hope you have your external HDD ready!). On the eShop side of things w... read
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Nintendo Download 11/15/12: Mickey Edition


What's the time? Disney time
Nov 15
The 3DS has a decent amount of bulky titles this week, like Monster Shooter ($6.99), Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion ($39.99), Hotel Transylvania ($29.99), Myst ($29.99), and American Mensa Academy ($29.99). DSiWare is rocking... read
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Nintendo Download 11/8/12: Paper Edition


Paper Mario!
Nov 08
The 3DS eShop is bringing some high price items to show off this week, with Pokedex 3D Pro ($14.99 -- wait, what?!) and Paper Mario: Sticker Star ($39.99). Remember that the Paper Mario digital download is included in the Don... read
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Nintendo Download: Gnome Edition


David would be proud. Maybe.
Nov 01
You like gnomes, right? Of course you do! When they're not creeping you out or stealing your underpants, I guess they can be alright. Well today you're getting your weekly dose of gnome-age, whether you like it or not, with 2... read
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Grand Theftendo
[Full Disclosure: Not only do current and former Destructoid staff appear as unlockable character skins in the game, there's also a main story mission during which you go inside a giant Mr. Destructoid robot. For these reaso... read feature

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Nintendo Download: Liberation Edition


Liberation Maiden headlines this week
Oct 25
Nintendo starts things off with a bang today with two high profile titles: Liberation Maiden (3DS eShop) and NightSky (3DS eShop) -- expect our reviews soon for both. For the 3DS Virtual Console, there's Ghost'n Goblins (eSho... read
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Nintendo Download: Vic Viper Edition


It's Gradtastic
Oct 18
Today is a decent day to be a 3DS owner, as a heap of stuff is headed your way. First off we have Sparkle Snapshots 3D (3DS eShop, $5.99) and Gradius (3DS VC, $4.99) headed to the eShop, along with a Moshi Monsters Moshlings ... read
Dtoid staff in a game?! photo
Dtoid staff in a game?!

How to unlock Destructoid staff in Retro City Rampage


Look, mom!
Oct 09
So, by now, you've obviously bought and downloaded Retro City Rampage (or are desperately waiting for it to arrive on your platform) because I made it pretty clear a couple of hours ago that this was a thing you were go... read
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Nintendo Download: Cave Story Edition


Oct 04
Nintendo Downloads are usually nothing to go bonkers over, but today, a number of you might be bouncing off the walls at a chance to buy these offerings. Firstly, if you don't own Cave Story four times already, you can pick u... read
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Nintendo Download: I hate snakes edition


Sep 20
Pictured: the best Indiana Jones movie. This week is dedicated to La-Mulana (1000 Wii Points), the remake I thought would never see the light of day on WiiWare. If you haven't experienced this game before and enjoy a cha... read
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La-Mulana launch trailer shows development timeline


Sep 19
La-Mulana releases on WiiWare today and, to celebrate, Nigoro looks back on the long road which brought them to this day. Starting at the beginning of development on the free version all the way back in 2001 and moving ... read
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Be a big cheater: Watch this La-Mulana beginner's guide


Sep 17
The La-Mulana remake will arrive on WiiWare soon (September 20th) for 1000 Wii Points ($10) in America, Europe, and Australia! In honor of this joyous occasion, Nigoro has concocted a "beginners guide" video and shared i... read
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'All' VC and WiiWare games confirmed for Wii U transfer


Sep 13
Back at E3 2012, our own Samit Sarkar reported an interesting tidbit of news: Nintendo was "working" on the ability to transfer old Wii digital software over to the Wii U.Well, as of today, we finally have an answer. Accordin... read
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A WiiWare trailer for La-Mulana surfaces


Indie platformer soon to make long-awaited arrival on service
Sep 06
As you may have heard me mention recently on Podtoid, I've become quite absorbed by La-Mulana of late, playing the enhanced PC version, making maps and taking notes. It's an incredibly refreshing experience, one which d... read
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La-Mulana IS coming to WiiWare after all on September 20!


Aug 29
Good things come to those who wait! When Nicalis decided that it would not be publishing the WiiWare version of La-Mulana, it felt like a bitter end to an extensive but ultimately fruitless dev cycle. It was eventually releas... read






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