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These are the last WiiWare games I will ever buy

It is with great remorse and sadness that I confirm today, January 30, 2019, the Wii Shop Channel has closed its doors. Launching less than a month after the Wii’s debut, the channel started small with Virtual Console titles before ex...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A Link to the Past, Metroid among Club Nintendo rewards

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 Link Between W...

 
 
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Retro City Rampage has a birthday, you get the gifts

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 since my GDC talk!"...

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

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, the history o...

 
 
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Nintendo Download Europe: Link, he come to town

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 tale. Nintendo ha...

 
 
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Swords and Soldiers 3D is a thing

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 outwit you as they d...

 
 
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Retro City Rampage sales, threshold hopes, XBLA regrets

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 some "exact" numb...

 
 
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Review: Vampire Crystals

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 would revolve aro...

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

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 "$20,000 gift to...

 
 
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Retro City Rampage Wii out Feb 28, includes prototype ROM

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 been a long st...

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

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 more pronounce...

 
 
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Retro City Rampage still has a secret

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 be waiting, as&n...

 
 
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Retro City Rampage set to drop in January on WiiWare

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," which should give ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download 11/22/12: Thanksgiving Edition

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 the Wii U's GameP...

 
 
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Nintendo Download 11/18/12: U Day Edition

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 we have Trine 2:...

 
 
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Nintendo Download 11/15/12: Mickey Edition

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 Jump Trials (2...

 
 
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Nintendo Download 11/8/12: Paper Edition

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 Donkey Kong promot...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Gnome Edition

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 Fast 4 Gnomz o...

 
 
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Review: Retro City Rampage

[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 reasons, we are with...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Liberation Edition

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 (eShop VC), and Cast...

 
 




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