Wii U Virtual Console games won’t import previous save files
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Wii U Virtual Console games won’t import previous save files

With the Wii U’s Virtual Console announced, many wondered whether save files from the Wii’s Virtual Console can be brought over. In a rather bold move, Nintendo says no. Speaking to Kotaku, Nintendo says the Wii U’s Virtual Console is connected to the Wii equivalent in name only. You will be able to play a ... Read More»
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Rock Band 3 players can pick up tracks from Aerosmith next week
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Rock Band 3 players can pick up tracks from Aerosmith next week

Can you scream like Steven Tyler? If you are a Rock Band 3 player, you’re about to find, because six Aerosmith tracks land next week on the Rock Band Store. The tracks will run you the usual and consist of: Walk this Way, Sweet Emotion, Back in the Saddle, Dream On (Live), Legendary Child, and ... Read More»
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Nintendo’s network services being brought down for emergency maintenance starting January 28
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Nintendo’s network services being brought down for emergency maintenance starting January 28

Nintendo’s network services will be brought down for emergency maintenance on Monday, January 28. According to ... Read More»
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Wii U Virtual Console…did Nintendo get it right?
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Wii U Virtual Console…did Nintendo get it right?

So, as it turns out, Nintendo did announce the Virtual Console for the Wii U during their Nintendo Direct presentation today. NES, SNES, and even GBA titles were discussed. One key item the Wii U VC needed was off tv play on the Gamepad and, thankfully, Nintendo confirmed that this will be available. Unfortunately, this ... Read More»
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Today in History: January 23rd, 1990 – Super Mario Bros Conquers the World on the NES
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Today in History: January 23rd, 1990 – Super Mario Bros Conquers the World on the NES

What can really be said about Super Mario Bros 3 for the Nintendo Entertainment System that hasn’t been said already? This was Nintendo’s unofficial swan song of Mario games for the NES that really showed that the system still had “oomph” when taking on more powerful systems such as the Sega Genesis and NEC Turbo ... Read More»
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DmC Devil May Cry takes over Japan, 3DS XL still the clear hardware winner
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DmC Devil May Cry takes over Japan, 3DS XL still the clear hardware winner

DmC Devil May Cry debuted at number one on the Media Create charts last week, knocking Animal Crossing : New Leaf down a notch. The Capcom actioner moved 110,429, besting Animal Crossing by 12,981 units. 3DS LL and 3DS were both down over last week, however, both handheld were still the best and second-best selling ... Read More»
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Sonic Marvel Cave In This Week’s Xtreme eShop Downloads
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Sonic Marvel Cave In This Week’s Xtreme eShop Downloads

Gamesta.com reports on this week’s European eShop downloads for Nintendo. Whether you own a Nintendo Wii U, Wii, DS or 3DS, there will be a game available for you. There are also some demos available on Wii U. And lo; there are a ton of videos available for once!... Read More»
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Demo And Release For Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Pinned
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Demo And Release For Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Pinned

Gamesta.com receives release dates for the European and North American launch of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for both Nintendo Wii U and 3DS. Moreover, there will be a demo arriving next month as well. The whole comes with a spiffy trailer... Read More»
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Nintendo announces 2013 Q1 release schedule
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Nintendo announces 2013 Q1 release schedule

Fans of the Wii U, 3DS, and even the good old Wii/DS systems were treated to a release schedule for the first quarter of 2013 today. Check it out inside! Personally, I am looking forward to Luigi’s Mansion on the 3DS, Lego City Undercover on the Wii U, and Pandora’s Tower on the Wii (maybe). ... Read More»
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Monster Hunter Tri servers will be shutdown at the end of April
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Monster Hunter Tri servers will be shutdown at the end of April

Capcom has announced it will be shutting down the Monster Hunter Tri servers for Wii. The closure is in order to shift focus and resources over to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, which launches in March The Monster Hunter Tri servers will be shut down on Ap... Read More»
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Fire Emblem Awakening demo now available on North American eShop
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Fire Emblem Awakening demo now available on North American eShop

a demo for Fire Emblem Awakening has landed on the North American eShop for 3DS. It doesn’t stop there, though, as Nintendo has other offerings available. Head below for your weekly update. 3DS eShop Fire Emblem Awakening – Demo Tokyo Crash Mobs Kirby’s Star Stacker Finding Nemo Escape to the Big Blue Deer Drive Legends ... Read More»
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Kevin Butler’s Sony lawsuit settled out of court
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Kevin Butler’s Sony lawsuit settled out of court

Actor Jerry Lambert, aka Sony’s Kevin Butler, has settled the lawsuit with his former employer out of court. Lambert admitted that his appearance in a Bridgestone advert -in which he was seen playing a Wii- may have caused confusion as to which brand he is actually promoting. The lawsuit result has seen Lambert agree to ... Read More»
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Pandora’s Tower to be released in North America this spring
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Pandora’s Tower to be released in North America this spring

Pandora’s Tower will be released in North America, Xseed has announced after a tease released yesterday. The Ganbarion developed title will be released on Wii during spring 2013. Thanks, Siliconera. ... Read More»
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf, 3DS still tops on Japanese charts
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf, 3DS still tops on Japanese charts

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Leaf and 3DS are still the reigning champions of the Media Create charts in Japan. Hit up the break for the full thing. Here’s the full software chart for the period. Life-to-date sales are in parentheses: [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo, 11/08/12) – 83,220 (2,186,309) [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. ... Read More»
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XSEED tease could mean a US release for Pandora’s Tower
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XSEED tease could mean a US release for Pandora’s Tower

The only thing more mysterious than an XSEED tease is how often its fans manage to figure out which Japanese import the localisation expert has in mind. This latest teaser image shows what seems to be a castle’s tower through a haze of rain. Could this be Wii RPG Pandora’s Tower, the long-awaited third target ... Read More»
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