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  • Blog Post: Take A Look At The Japan-Only Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden From The Makers Of Guilty Gear

    Arc System Works, the studio behind fighters like Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, have a new Dragon Ball Z game coming to 3DS soon in Japan. You can check out a very brief trailer Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden below as well as a collection of screens in the gallery at the bottom of the page. The game will... More
  • Blog Post: Xenoblade Chronicles' Creators Were Surprised With North America's Appreciation For The Game

    In the latest Iwata Asks, Xenoblade Chronicles' Tetsuya Takahashi talks about his intentions to make a JRPG masterpiece, and his love of sci-fi. You can check out the full interview here , but some highlights include Takahashi's intention to make a JRPG masterpiece from the beginning of development... More
  • Blog Post: Star Fox's Barrel Roll Is Scientifically Accurate

    People have been telling us to do a barrel roll for years; it turns out that even in space, you'll still be able to pull one off. Watch the following video to learn about the science behind Star Fox's barrel roll; it's actually more interesting than it sounds. Most games show a complete disrespect... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What 2015 Wii U Release Are You Most Excited For?

    Today Nintendo announced some unfortunate news - The Legend of Zelda for Wii U has been delayed out of 2015 . Personally, I'm happy the company is taking the time to make the best game possible, but the delay dramatically changes the rest of the year for Nintendo fans. With Zelda's postponement... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Delays The Legend Of Zelda For Wii U Out Of 2015, Won't Be At E3

    Bad news for Wii U owners today. The biggest release of 2015 isn’t going to be in 2015 anymore. In a video message, producer Eiji Aonuma says the game will not make its planned release before the end of the year. In the video statement below, Aonuma says that over the last three months, the development... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Dated For Release On Wii U Next Month

    Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, the retro platformer based on the popular web series of the same name, is moving beyond PC. The game originally released on PC in 2013, but hasn't released on any other platforms since then. Last year, however, it was announced for Wii U and 3DS, but without release... More
  • Blog Post: New 3DS Update Makes It Easier To Customize Your Home Menu

    Nintendo has released the latest system update for its 3DS handhelds. The new version, which has the catchy name 9.6.0-24U, makes it easier for users to customize and manage their home-menu layouts. If you're the type of 3DS user who enjoys fiddling around with the way your home menu is organized... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo And DeNA Value Skyrocket Following Mobile Partnership Announcement

    Nintendo investors are signaling their satisfaction with the company. Last week, the House of Mario announced a partnership with mobile giant DeNA (pronounced D-N-A) to create new mobile titles. The stock market is giving the deal the equivalent of a standing ovation. The deal was announced at 4 a.m... More
  • Blog Post: New 3DS Enhanced 3D Was A Last Minute Case Of Miyamoto ‘Upending The Tea Table’

    The New 3DS sports a number of new features, including a small thumb control on the right side, additional shoulder buttons, and on-board NFC support for Amiibo figures. It’s most impressive feature is the “super-stable 3D” that uses eye tracking. It turns out that the feature caused... More
  • Blog Post: Mario And Shadow Of The Colossus Artist Delivers New Mash-Ups

    Last month we featured some work from artist Jason Lupas mashing up Shadow of the Colossus and Mario. Lupas has some new pieces that further his initial idea. The premise of Lupas' art is straightforward: Combine Mario with Shadow of the Colossus. But looking deeper at the assorted pieces you will... More
  • Blog Post: Give Into Pikachu Dark Side With This Limited Time Shirt

    We've never wondered where Pikachu gets hit electric powers, but it seems that he might be a sith lord. It's not unusual for Ript Apparel to combine Star Wars with Pokémon, but today's shirt is particularly awesome and totally worth dropping an 11 spot on. Ript Apparel sells a new... More
  • Blog Post: Puzzle & Dragons Two-Pack On 3DS Matches Up A May Release Date

    Nintendo has announced that its Puzzle & Dragons partnerships with Gung Ho has a release date. The two-pack of titles will be landing on May 22. The bundle includes Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Edition, which puts a Mushroom Kingdom spin on the mobile match-3 money-maker. Players will assemble... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Not Limiting Itself To Free-To-Play, Will Lead Mobile Development

    Yesterday, Nintendo announced a dramatic reversal in its position on mobile gaming . At a joint press conference with DeNA, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced that his company’s intellectual property would be the basis for a number of upcoming mobile titles. Given DeNA’s extensive... More
  • Blog Post: 3DS Dreamcast Theme Is A Treat For Your Ears

    The Sega Dreamcast may not have stuck around as long as Sega may have hoped, but it left a lasting impression on fans. Sega of Japan is releasing a Dreamcast theme for the Nintendo 3DS that reskins the UI and provides a faithful audio recreation of the retro console's startup – warts and all... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Stock Rises In The Wake Of Mobile Announcement

    Nintendo has been contending with the rising mobile market for years, and today's announcement of its partnership with DeNA has apparently renewed some confidence in the company and its vision for the future. After closing at 14.29 yesterday, the stock for Nintendo (NTDOY) jumped this morning when... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Is It Too Early For The Nintendo NX?

    The news that Nintendo is working on a new dedicated game system code-named "NX" is exciting. However, for faithful fans who bought the Wii U, the announcement of a new console might sound like a death knell for a system that's only been alive for about 2.5 years. Granted, the Wii U hasn't... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces New Hardware In Development, Codenamed 'NX'

    During its press conference with DeNA this morning to announce a strategic alliance, another major bit of news was revealed. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata confirmed that a new hardware platform is in development. Nintendo is currently working on the system under the code name "NX." The company... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo And DeNA Announce Alliance To Bring New Games To Mobile Devices

    At long last, we know how Nintendo will be proceeding in the mobile space. Today, the house of Mario and DeNA, a major publisher of mobile titles worldwide, announced an alliance to bring Nintendo IP to mobile devices. The games that DeNA will be working on are completely new, rather than ports of existing... More
  • Blog Post: Game Boy Advance's F-Zero: GP Legend Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The F-Zero game with a story that released on Game Boy Advance in 2004, is now available on Wii U Virtual Console. Based on an anime of the same name, F-Zero: GP Legend gives a few of the game's 34 different playable characters racing-focused missions with story moments. The game also has the standard... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Bank Users Can Get HeartGold And SoulSilver Evolved Starters Free

    Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have announced another Pokémon distribution event. This one will deliver the three starters from Heart Gold and Soul Silver in their final forms. As an added bonus, the Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr all come with hidden abilities. Maganium, a grass... More
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