Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


#Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo Europe photo
Club Nintendo Europe

Club Nintendo Europe just got three new 3DS themes

Still clinging on to your Club Nintendo account? I have a few hundred Coins left -- I'll probably wait until the last minute to spend them. All you Europeans out there now have a new set of 3DS themes to take a gander at though, starting th...   read

Club Nintendo photo
Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo slashes coin prices on physical stuff in the US

Club Nintendo is going away soon (on June 30 it will be completely dead), and the publisher seems to want to rid itself of all of its physical goods quickly. A bunch of items have been slashed in price to make way for a fire sale of sorts, ...   read

Advance Wars! photo
Advance Wars!

PSA: Download your Club Nintendo elite rewards before Friday

Club Nintendo is shutting down. The ability to accumulate coins ended alongside March's turn to April. April is the last month that Gold (300 coins) and Platinum (600 coins) members can download elite status gifts, which means tomorrow is t...   read

Earthbound photo

Earthbound is back up at Club Nintendo

Earlier this week we noticed that Earthbound had been removed from Club Nintendo, despite the fact that it's a digital release. Thanks to a tip from a reader, I logged into the service this morning to find out that it had been restored...   read

EarthBound photo

First Ness, now his game? EarthBound 'sold out' on Club Nintendo reward list

[Please Give Us Strength art by Zarla] Pre-orders for the GameStop exclusive Ness amiibo went up last week, and it was pretty much a disaster. ended up being taken offline as a result, and in-store orders took upwards of two ho...   read

Club Nintendo Platinum photo
Club Nintendo Platinum

Club Nintendo posts Platinum and Gold rewards

Club Nintendo is coming to a close, and the ability to register any Coins ended yesterday, but there's one last swan song for the service -- the Platinum and Gold rewards. Today, Nintendo posted said rewards on their site, and they're all-d...   read

Club Nintendo closing photo
Club Nintendo closing

Tomorrow's the last day to earn Club Nintendo Coins

I'm still mentally preparing myself for a world without Club Nintendo. The long-running rewards service will no longer exist as of July 1, 2015, but there's a much more immediate date we also need to keep in mind: March 31. That's, wow, tom...   read

Club Nintendo Japan photo
Club Nintendo Japan

Cool Mario Kart 8 soundtrack, Club Nintendo Japan

Club Nintendo Japan has added some new rewards including a two-disc CD soundtrack for Mario Kart 8, a Majora's Mask jigsaw puzzle, and a lil Blooper shirt. You can squeeze into it, if you want. There's also a tentative listing for another t...   read

Super Smash Bros. photo
Super Smash Bros.

That free Super Smash Bros. Club Nintendo soundtrack is starting to ship

In case you were living under a rock when Super Smash Bros. had its dual 3DS and Wii U launch, Club Nintendo had a really cool promotion where if you registered both games, you'd get a nifty physical soundtrack for free. The window already ...   read

Club Nintendo rewards photo
Club Nintendo rewards

Here are some recommendations for Club Nintendo's new massive reward dump

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 go. It's going...   read

Doc Louis photo
Doc Louis

Doc Louis's Punch-Out!! headlines Club Nintendo blowout sale, with tons of new rewards

As I was enjoying the hunt for the Rosalina amiibo with a friend yesterday, we talked about what the new Club Nintendo would be like. But first, they have to close out their current one so we thought, "hey, wouldn't it be nice if they relea...   read

A Link Between Worlds photo
A Link Between Worlds

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack comes to Club Nintendo Europe

Club Nintendo is closing. A new loyalty program will be coming later this year, but I really enjoyed my time with it. The Club isn't completely dead yet though, especially in the case of the European version. The service recently added a Le...   read

Nikki's Travel Quiz photo
Nikki's Travel Quiz

Swapnote's Nikki to return in Nikki's Travel Quiz

I miss Swapnote. I mean, it's still around, but dropping SpotPass functionality has basically rendered it impotent. The thing is, even when it was fully functional, most of the messages I got came from Nikki, who I always assumed was a real...   read

Club Nintendo photo
Club Nintendo

What was your favorite Club Nintendo reward?

After six long years, the Club Nintendo program is ending. It's not all bad news though -- Nintendo is starting up a new program this year, and it has the potential to be better. Also, more rewards are being added in February so you can spe...   read

Club Nintendo closure photo
Club Nintendo closure

Club Nintendo is shutting down

[Update: Nintendo has provided an FAQ on the closure. Information will not be transferred to the new program. Your new elite status gift will be available between April 1 and April 30, 2015.] After more than six years, Club Nintendo is...   read

Super Smash Bros. photo
Super Smash Bros.

PSA: Today is the last day to register for the free Super Smash Bros. soundtracks

If you are anything like me, you put off registering products on Club Nintendo until months (or years) later, when they aren't worth as much. If you bought both the 3DS and the Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros. and you haven't yet registe...   read

Limited edition New 3DS photo
Limited edition New 3DS

Nintendo offering limited edition New 3DS to Club Nintendo members

Some Nintendo fans in Europe woke up to a surprise this morning, an opportunity for a limited "Ambassador" edition of the New 3DS handheld. The limited edition hardware bundles in an exclusive front cover plate, a pair of Super Smash Bros. ...   read

Club Nintendo Europe photo
Club Nintendo Europe

Club Nintendo Europe is having issues, Nintendo is on it

Yesterday the Club Nintendo service in Europe was having some issues. In addition to downtime, some users are reporting that their stars (coins in the US version) are not appearing in their account. Nintendo has noted that although the down...   read

Club Nintendo photo
Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo's 3DS game cases are stylish

Club Nintendo has more physical rewards available: two 3DS game cases sporting some cool (and varied!) artwork, and an NES Remix 2 t-shirt featuring Samus in the Mushroom Kingdom. Nintendo 3DS Game Card Case - Pikmin / Super Mario Bros. (4...   read

Club Nintendo photo
Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo adds Super Mario Kart, Kirby's Dream Land 3

The last three times I've written about Club Nintendo rewards, Kirby made his way onto the list. That trend continues today with the new set of game offers available until January 19, 2015: Kirby's Dream Land 3 (Wii U) - 200 Coins Metroid ...   read

Club Nintendo rewards photo
Club Nintendo rewards
  Watch Video

Fresh Club Nintendo rewards: Metroid II, Kirby's Pinball Land, Pilotwings

Do you have any Club Nintendo currency left this late in the year? I do not. I'm not even sure where my Coins went. I only have two remaining low-value surveys to fill out (though Super Smash Bros. is on the way), and that's a problem. Ther...   read

Club Nintendo photo
Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo now has sweet Super Smash Bros. posters

Club Nintendo is updating its stock with new Super Smash Bros. posters. The set of three includes art that depicts Animal Crossing, Mario Galaxy, and Kid Icarus settings, with various characters in tow. The Galaxy one is easily my favo...   read

Club Nintendo games photo
Club Nintendo games

Relive that time Kirby was a golf ball with Club Nintendo

Coming off of Kirby Super Star and Art Style: PiCTOBiTS, guess I should have lowered my expectations for this month's Club Nintendo digital game rewards. Too late. Actually, it's not all bad: Wrecking Crew (Wii U) - 200 Coins Kirby's Dream...   read

Kirby music photo
Kirby music
  Watch Video

Club Nintendo EU has a physical Kirby: Triple Deluxe soundtrack

In Europe, Club Nintendo members can spend their points on the 46-track Kirby: Triple Deluxe soundtrack. The CD costs 2,000 Stars and listening to it will make you feel good, I bet. Not exactly relevant to me as an American, but I did just ...   read

Free 3DS game photo
Free 3DS game

Nintendo of Europe is giving out a free game to new 3DS players

In Europe, Nintendo is running a "Nintendo 3DS Winter 2014 Bonus Game Promotion" in which folks who register a 2DS, 3DS, or 3DS XL as well as a copy of Super Smash Bros. and Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire can claim a free 3DS g...   read

Jordan DevoreFeatured blogger

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst...



Reviews   filter by...

Earth's Dawn"If Vanillaware made Gears of War, this would be it"


Owlboy"Soaring above the rest"


Civilization VI"Founding the New World"


Corpse Party"It's a dead man's party"

More ReviewsGame Trailers


Not in stores: Upcoming games

More Previews

Destructoid Originals

More Originals

Community expand | +quickpost

Mike Martin



Strongly considering partaking in the Game Narrative Review program ahead of GDC Even though I already have a pass for it, I want to leverage this opportunity to hone my writing and analytical I already got an idea of what game Ill

Screamin Churros

While I do really like Incineroars overall design, there is one little detail that almost ruins it for me: its weird sausage Same thing happened to me last gen with Delphoxs volumous ear


When D-toid gives your most highly anticipated game of the year a cant wait to play Owlboy!!!

Hipster Youmu

Sounds like Vine is getting ready to close up Apps shutting down but the site will still be EDIT: URL wont work but its on Vines


Is this the work of an enemy Pokémon?


Its That can mean only one A weekly reminder to Flip

Gundy the Merciless



Taking a bit of a break from community See you guys in a few days!


Downloaded the Triple Pack of Resident Evil games (4,5,6) because of the Halloween does RE6 get any better? Im playing through Leons campaign with my fiance and it Like are there documents to read and maps to find?


Blogs | expand


WTF IS DESTRUCTOID? 10 years of pants optional Free Download