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  • Blog Post: Mario Kart 8 Sells 2.82 Million Units, But Nintendo Loses $97 Million During First Quarter FY15

    Let’s start with the good news. Mario Kart 8 is an overwhelming success, as Nintendo has announced that 2.82 million copies have been sold worldwide. Given the install base of 6.68 million, that works out to 42 percent of Wii U owners racing around the Mushroom Kingdom. Despite the monstrous attach... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Plays Pokémon Tackles X/Y

    The Twitch Plays Pokémon proved to be quite successful when it completed a 16-day run this past March, which is why no one should be surprised the cooperative effort has moved on to other games in the series. Today, the group is using a modded 3DS to tackle the Kalos region of X/Y. Head over to... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic Boom Wii U And 3DS Release Dates Announced

    Sega aims to bring its mascot back in a big way with Sonic Boom, given there's an animated series , comic series , and a feature film in the works, but it hasn't forgotten about the blue blur's roots on video game consoles. Today, Sega announced its two Sonic Boom games will launch one week... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Wants To Bring Smash Bros. To Wherever You Are At SDCC

    Nintendo is turning itself into the Uber of video games this week, with a new promotion at San Diego Comic Con. If you want a chance to try out Super Smash Bros. on 3DS, you might be one of the lucky people to summon a Nintendo entourage. Nintendo will send out “Bring Me Smash” notifications... More
  • Blog Post: Azure Striker Gunvolt Has A Japanese Release Date, No Longer Has English Voice Over

    Still no word on a North American release date, but the game will be out in Japan soon. On August 20, the game will be available to download on the 3DS eShop in Japan. The game is a collaboration between Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and the developer of the Mega Man Zero series, Inti Creates. Azure... More
  • Blog Post: Smash Bros.' Lucina Isn't A Marth Clone, But She Comes Close

    After the reveal of Lucina and Robin yesterday as playable characters in Super Smash Bros., we were left to speculate as to how exactly the newcomers will play. Today, director Masahiro Sakurai clarified Lucina's role and her similarities to another fighter, Marth. Lucina is clearly a sword-wielding... More
  • Blog Post: The Fun Never Ends On This Super Smash Bros./Adventure Time Crossover Poster

    Nintendo has a deep stable of characters at its disposal for its mash-up fighting series Super Smash Bros., and Adventure Time 's Land of Ooo is teeming with just as many bizarre denizens with nearly six seasons under its belt. Bringing together the two properties to hilarious effect, Etsy artist... More
  • Blog Post: Fire Emblem: Awakening's Lucina And Robin Confirmed For Smash Bros.

    Update: This morning's reveal was a double dose of new fighter action, with Lucina and Robin from Fire Emblem: Awakening confirmed for the roster. And those of you who prefer the female version of Robin can rest easy. She's included, too. The action-packed three-minute trailer included the return... More
  • Blog Post: Rayman Comes To Super Smash Bros. In Trophy Form

    Later today, Nintendo will be revealing a new fighter for the upcoming pair of Super Smash Bros. titles. Before that happens at 10 a.m. Eastern though, director Masahiro Sakurai is teasing us with a new collectible trophy. Ubisoft’s limbless hero, Rayman, is getting his due in Nintendo’s... More
  • Blog Post: Cave Story 3D Heading To 3DS eShop

    The 3D remake of Cave Story that released for 3DS in 2012 is getting an eShop release soon. The game is a full remake of the 2D indie classic Cave Story with a remixed soundtrack from Danny Baranowsky – the man behind the music of Super Meat Boy. The retail version of the game isn't too hard... More
  • Blog Post: Next Super Smash Bros. Character Reveal Scheduled For July 14

    A new challenger approaches next week. The Super Smash Bros. roster isn’t yet full, and Nintendo is giving us our first look at another character in just a few days’ time. A live video will be available at 7:00 a.m. Pacific/10:00 a.m. Eastern on Monday, July 14. You can tune in on the official... More
  • Blog Post: Dragon Quest X MMORPG Ported To 3DS Using Cloud Streaming

    Square Enix recently announced that Japan-only MMO Dragon Quest X will be ported to the 3DS by using the same streaming technology that the mobile version uses to access the game. The non-native support, based in cloud space, will allow for cross-platform play across the Wii, Wii U, smartphone, and PC... More
  • Blog Post: Kid Icarus, Paper Mario, More Hitting Club Nintendo

    Do you have some Club Nintendo coins burning a hole in your pocket? Nintendo has revealed a batch of four downloadable games that you can spend them on, which include several familiar faces. The downloads include the 3DS games 3D Classics: Kid Icarus (200 coins) and DSiWare shooter Metal Torrent (200... More
  • Blog Post: Children Share Their First Impressions Of The Original Game Boy

    In a new video from YouTube channel TheFineBros , kids share their thoughts on Nintendo's original Game Boy – or as they call it, "an old DS." The assorted kids gathered for the video are aged between 6-12 and they share their first thoughts as they see the Game Boy. Some are familiar... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Cross-Buy Comes To 3DS And Wii U eShop, But Not In North America

    The Game Bakers are breaking new ground, and helping Nintendo achieve a long-requested feature. The upcoming Squids Odyssey, an action-strategy game, will offer buyers a free version for Wii U with purchase of the 3DS eShop edition, but not if you’re in North America. According to a report on Siliconera... More
  • Blog Post: KORG DSN-12 Music Creation Software Heading To 3DS

    Following the release of KORG M01D for 3DS last Summer , Detune is preparing to release another piece of music creation software for the 3DS with DSN-12. The game, or more accurately music creation software, is coming to the 3DS eShop in September. Alongside a collection of new features including twelve... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Download Keys Delivered Early To Backers

    Backers of the old-school, Capcom-inspired platformer Shovel Knight can grab their copies of the game a little earlier than expected. The game is set to release tomorrow, but according to an update on the game's Kickstarter page , if you backed a tier that afforded you a copy of the game, you should... More
  • Blog Post: Trademark Filing Points To Final Fantasy Explorers Releasing In U.S.

    A new Final Fantasy game subtitled Explorers is coming to Japan, but a recent trademark filing hints that the game may be heading to the United States, too. The game was recently unveiled in in the Japanese magazine, Jump . It's a 3DS action title where players team up in groups of four to travel... More
  • Blog Post: Video Shows The Design Process For Capcom's Gigantic E3 Monster Hunter Gore Magala Statue

    At Capcom's E3 2014 booth, fans had the opportunity to take a photo with a gigantic, life-size, Gore Magala from Monster Hunter statue. A new video details the design and creation process of the impressive statue. Capcom commissioned effects artist Frank Ippolito to build the statue. In the video... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Announces 12 Wii U Virtual Console Titles Including Breath Of Fire, Mega Man X3 And More

    During E3, Capcom detailed a large collection of games planned for the Wii U and 3Ds Virtual Console including Mega Man 7, X3, and Battle Network and Zero titles. Capcom doesn't have dates ready, but they should release before the end of 2014. This is the list of confirmed titles coming to North... More
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