Animal Crossing 3DS: new screens bring the charm, hammer abuse
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Animal Crossing 3DS: new screens bring the charm, hammer abuse

Animal Crossing 3DS is stupidly charming, the kind of charm-factor that makes people shout ‘naaaaaw’ really loudly. Nintendo’s town-builder has received new screens showing off co-op fun, new interiors, decorations, shops and a mini-g... Read More»
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Castlevania, Donkey King, and Mega Man 4 out next week on 3DS Virtual Console in Japan
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Castlevania, Donkey King, and Mega Man 4 out next week on 3DS Virtual Console in Japan

Castlevania, Donkey King, and Mega Man 4 will release in Japan next week for 3DS Virtual Console. Each game will cost ¥500 a piece. Donkey Kong and Mega Man 4 are the original Famicom versions, and Castlevania is the Japanese Famicom Disk System version. The titles have yet to be confirmed for release on 3DS ... Read More»
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Mario Golf, LEGO: The Lord of the Rings demo headline US Nintendo downloads
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Mario Golf, LEGO: The Lord of the Rings demo headline US Nintendo downloads

Mario Golf, a demo for LEGO: The Lord of the Rings Online, and Robot Rescue 2 are just three of offerings you’ll find on the Nintendo eShop this week in the US. Head below for the full release list. eShop Mario Golf LEGO The Lord of the Rings (DEMO) Nintendo Video – Meat or Die: ... Read More»
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Super Contra heading to western 3DS eShop – report
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Super Contra heading to western 3DS eShop – report

Super Contra has been age-rated for the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Australia. The NES version of the game – entitled ‘Super C’ has never been released outside of Japan, so this could be your first chance to play it in its pure form Contra fans. Nintendo Life reports that while the arcade version of Super ... Read More»
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Wii U: old GamePad design was ‘toy-like’, says Toki Tori dev
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Wii U: old GamePad design was ‘toy-like’, says Toki Tori dev

Wii U’s GamePad design used to be more ‘toy-like’ according to Toki Tori 2 developer Two Tribes. The studio has expressed relief that Nintendo listened to its developers and changed the controller. Nintendo Life reports that the studio, speaking on Twitter, stated its relief over the design change: The studio also stated that its older ... Read More»
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Wii U: Nintendo opens up console and shows you its insides
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Wii U: Nintendo opens up console and shows you its insides

Wii U has been stripped naked by Nintendo in a series of photos that reveal the inner workings of the console. Nothing is left to the imagination, including CPU/GPU, heat sink and other parts we have no idea about. Get the pics below. The images below appeared as part of an ‘Iwata Asks’ panel hosted ... Read More»
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Ubisoft expected Wii U earlier, was making Rayman Origins for it
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Ubisoft expected Wii U earlier, was making Rayman Origins for it

Ubisoft is currently developing Rayman Legends for Wii U, but the developer actually expected Nintendo to launch the console even earlier. The studio has revealed that was working with Nintendo from the hardware’s outset, and was even making previous game Rayman Origins for it. Speaking with Nintendo Power – by way of Nintendo Everything – ... Read More»
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New Super Mario Bros. U: 1080p support confirmed
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New Super Mario Bros. U: 1080p support confirmed

New Super Mario Bros. U launches alongside Wii U on November 30th in the UK. THe good news for fans of massive tellies is that the game will support 1080p. The game was shown at recent showcases running in 720p, but Eurogamer reports that the game’s official website states, “Experience Mario like never before… in ... Read More»
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Monster Hunter 4: 34 screen blast shows beasts, worlds & more
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Monster Hunter 4: 34 screen blast shows beasts, worlds & more

Monster Hunter 4 is heading to Nintendo 3DS in Japan from March, and Capcom has released a barrage of shiny new screens into the wild. Hunt the buggers below. Thanks Gematsu. ... Read More»
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Pachter: Third parties unlikely to succeed on Wii U
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Pachter: Third parties unlikely to succeed on Wii U

The Wii U won’t be friendly to third-party publishers, industry analyst Michael Pachter has warned. Speaking to [a]list, the Wedbush Morgan analyst said he doesn’t really see the point of the Game Pad’s second screen, which he called a “disaggregated” DS which is “not natural” to watch while using a TV. Developers and publishers won’t ... Read More»
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The Chatterbox: Modernization Vs Backwards Compatibility
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The Chatterbox: Modernization Vs Backwards Compatibility

The Angry Bit writes: It’s been a long standing argument between gamers and developers, the question: how much priority should backwards compatibility take in the hardware market? On one hand, gamers are reluctant to get rid of their old classics, or they might want to pick up a platinum game in future without having to ... Read More»
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Nintendo: Wii U Can ‘Fend Off’ Both The PlayStation 4, Xbox 720
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Nintendo: Wii U Can ‘Fend Off’ Both The PlayStation 4, Xbox 720

Even though it seems like the Wii U is only catching up to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in terms of graphical power, Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Aime isn’t worried. In fact, he likes the Wii U’s future odds. In a chat with the Seattle Times, Fils-Aime declared that the incoming console would easily push ... Read More»
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Nintendo details NYCC plans, Wii U and various games will be present
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Nintendo details NYCC plans, Wii U and various games will be present

Nintendo will be present at New York Comic Con this weekend, and has announced its game line-up for the convention. A special Paper Mario: Sticker Star event will be held, in which attendees can volunteer to be “sticker-bombed” at a station outside the main entrance of the Javits Center. Fans will have the opportunity to ... Read More»
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Fronzenbyte has a “shiny and happy” relationship with Nintendo
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Fronzenbyte has a “shiny and happy” relationship with Nintendo

Frozenbyte is just one of a number of indie developers Nintendo is wooing for the Wii U, and the two companies appear to have a fairly deep bro crush on each other. Frozenbyte sales and marketing manager Mikael Haveri told NintendoLife that the developer has a “mutual relationship” with the platform holder. “With Nintendo it’s ... Read More»
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Liberation Maiden, Crimson Shroud, Aero Porter – short video shows gameplay
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Liberation Maiden, Crimson Shroud, Aero Porter – short video shows gameplay

A video featuring a short look at Liberation Maiden, Crimson Shroud, and Aero Porter has been released by Nintendo. The video provides small gameplay clips from the three 3DS eShop titles. Liberation Maiden, from Suda 51, is already out in Europe and is heading to the US as are the other two titles. The games ... Read More»
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