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  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Like The Nintendo Direct Format?

    Nintendo Directs are here to stay, it seems. Do you like to watch them live? Often video game news (outside of big trade shows) comes in small bursts. An announcement here, a reveal there – but Nintendo likes to unveil a whole bunch of stuff at once, and it does it every few months. Do you enjoy... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Finished 2014 With Strongest Wii U Sales To Date

    In a press release, Nintendo said that December 2014 represented the best single month of sales for its Wii U console, no doubt driven by Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. While it didn't release specific sales figures, Wii U sales were up 29 percent over the same period in 2013. Wii U software sales... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo's Spring Third-Party Lineup

    During this morning's Nintendo Direct , the company highlighted a number of titles from third-parties for its systems. 3DS Titles* Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (February 13/Capcom) (shown) – A special edition bundle will also come out for the game with the 3DS XL. Puzzle & Dragons Z and Puzzle... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Soundtrack Offer Expiring Soon

    If you own the Wii U and 3DS versions of Super Smash Bros. you can get a free soundtrack CDs, but you need to act fast. Right now, you can get a two SSM soundtrack CDs at Club Nintendo by registering both versions of the game on the site. There are two CDs featuring dozens of tracks from the game. The... More
  • Blog Post: Chrono Trigger, Secret of Mana, And Other Tracks Coming To Theatrhythm Final Fantasy In Japan

    Some non-Final Fantasy music tracks are heading to Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call – in Japan, at least. News of the DLC comes from dengekionline , which was translated by Siliconera . The DLC songs, which includes tracks from Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy Type-0, the SaGa series, Secret... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo 3DS System Update 9.3 Now Available

    Screenshot capture has been expanded as well as options related to themes. When you capture a screenshot to post on the Miiverse, you can now capture both screens as opposed to having to pick one. You can also set your 3DS so the recently added 3DS themes can shuffle when you turn off the system or when... More
  • Blog Post: A New Look At The Legend Of Zelda, As It And Star Fox Reconfirmed For 2015

    Nintendo had the opportunity to open and close the first year of The Game Awards, making the most of the opportunity. We now have another look at some of what’s in store for the next entry in The Legend of Zelda series. The new title, which has been reconfirmed for 2015, will feature a huge world... More
  • Blog Post: Mighty Gunvolt DLC Adding New Bosses And Stages

    The 8-bit, Mega Man-inspired platformer featuring Azure Striker Gunvolt, Mighty No. 9, and Galgun characters is getting new stages and bosses. The DLC includes four new stages and four new bosses. Two of the stages and bosses are inspired by Mighty No. 9 bosses, Mighty No. 1 and Mighty No. 7. The other... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Did You Pick Up Any Amiibos?

    Amiibos are here, and if pictures on social media are any indication, they appear to be popular. Did you pick any up? I grabbed a Link because I am a big Zelda fan ( you can see my unboxing video here ), and I like the idea of unlocking Zelda stuff in other Nintendo games. I don't feel compelled... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto Discusses Creating Pikmin Short Films, Reveals Pikmin 3DS Theme

    In an interview on the Miiverse, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto discusses making short films compares to making video games. You can find the full dialogue on the Miiverse . In the interview Miyamoto says making games is easier than making animated short films, but mostly because the two mediums are... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Some Of The Hyper-Intricacies Of Super Smash Bros. Combat

    Super Smash Bros. is much deeper than most give it credit it for and the latest video from YouTube channel Did You Know Gaming breaks down some of the highest of highest-level strategies in the game. Check out the video below to learn all about smooth Landings, L-canceling, crouch-canceling, directional... More
  • Blog Post: Mega-Evolved Pokémon Duke It Out To Celebrate Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire

    Update: The Pokémon Company has released an English dub of the video previewing the new Megas you can find in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. We've swapped the videos accordingly. Original Story: In anticipation of this week's release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, The... More
  • Blog Post: You Won’t Miss Out On Mewtwo If You Don’t Buy Both Versions Of Smash

    Last month, Nintendo announced that Super Smash Bros. favorite Mewtwo will be returning after launch . We might need to wait until Spring 2015 for him, but if you register both the 3DS and Wii U versions of the game, he’s yours for free. If you are just planning on playing on one platform, you... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Trading Card Game And Mario Kart Super Circuit Now Available On Virtual Console

    Perhaps in response to Mario Kart 8's recent DLC launch, and the upcoming Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo has launched a pair of somewhat timely Virtual Console games. Available now, you can grab the Game Boy Advance's Mario Kart Super Circuit for Wii U, and the Gamy... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros. 3DS Latest To Join Nintendo Million Seller Club

    Nintendo has plenty to celebrate. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS has not only sold well, but also is also its tenth Nintendo DS game to reach 1 million units in sales. Super Smash Bros' for 3DS is on fire! Today's NPD report had it coming in second for the best-selling games of October, right behind... More
  • Blog Post: Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Rolls Onto Wii U In February

    The Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Facebook page has some new information about when our favorite pink puffball rolls into action once more. He'll be hot off inevitable victories in Super Smash Bros., but that won't stop him from taking center stage early in 2015. According to the Facebook page... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces Europe-Exclusive Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Special Edition

    Europe Majora's Mask 3D buyers will have the option to get a special edition with some extra goodies. This edition includes a two sided poster, a special metal case, and a Majora's Mask pin. This special edition was announced during Europe's Nintendo Direct stream which you can see below... More
  • Blog Post: SEGA Announces More 3D Classics for Nintendo 3DS

    Today SEGA announced a second run of 3D classics coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. In the past SEGA has released 3D versions of popular retro titles like Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Harrier, Altered Beast, and many more. The new batch, which consists entirely of SEGA arcade games, will begin with the release... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Plays Pokémon Now Playing Super Smash Bros. 3DS

    The Twitch channel renowned for crowd sourcing Pokémon games has moved over to another Nintendo game: Super Smash Bros. 3DS. You can check out the stream by heading here , and it is surprisingly functional. Watching for a few minutes, I assumed it would be a whole lot of aimless menu selection... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Get A Free Shiny Gengar With Gengarite Stone Now Through October 26

    Even though attention is turning to the upcoming Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, there is still life in X and Y. You can get a free shiny Gengar with a Gengarite stone to mega evolve it now through October 26. In order to get one, you’ll need a redemption code. Those are being handed... More
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