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  • Blog Post: Super Mario Bros. 3 Out Now On Wii U And 3DS

    Rejoice! Super Mario Bros. 3, one of Nintendo's most beloved NES platformers, is finally out on the Wii U and 3DS eShops. You could celebrate by dressing up in your Tanooki suit, or you could just relive the good ol' days with the trailer below. Even if Mario isn't your game of choice, several... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Zelda: Ocarina Of Time's Kokiri Forest Gets The Oculus Rift Treatment

    Update: The creators of the Oculus Rift Ocarina of Time mod have now recreated the entire game in virtual 3D. Chadtronic has posted a new video to his YouTube channel, which shows off a more complete version of the Ocarina of Time Oculus Rift adaptation – and also demonstrates a first-person mode... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight 'Essentially Complete,' Releasing Soon

    Yacht Club Games still doesn't have a release date for Shovel Knight, its Kickstarted old-school platformer, but it says development is very nearly complete. The game was delayed recently to the nebulous date of a few weeks after March 31 – its original release date. According to the game's... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo "Looking At" Unity On 3DS

    In 2012, Nintendo announced a partnership making Unity development easier on Wii U. Nintendo is apparently also looking at bringing the popular engine to 3DS. Siliconera spoke with senior manager of marketing for Nintendo Damon Baker at GDC, and asked him about the possibility of bringing a similar program... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Delayed For A Few Weeks

    Shovel Knight Developer Yacht Club revealed that it is delaying its release, according to a Kickstarter update. The 8-bit style platformer was initially supposed to release March 31, but will instead release a few weeks later. The reason given by Yacht Club in the update was to “make sure it’s... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo eShops Receiving "Extended Maintenance" On Thursday

    Both the eShops for the Wii U and 3DS will be undergoing extended maintenance on Thursday afternoon. According to Nintendo's network maintenance page , starting at 1:00 p.m. PT and until 5:00 p.m. PT, Wii U and 3DS eShops will be undergoing maintenance. During that time, services may not disappear... More
  • Blog Post: Keiji Inafune And Mega Man Zero Developer Team Up For Azure Striker Gunvolt

    Mega Man's creator, Keiji Inafune, has been a busy man since leaving Capcom. His latest project is a 2D platformer with psychic soldiers called Azure Striker Gunvolt. The game is developed by Inti Creates, a studio best known for its work on the Mega Man Zero and ZX games for Capcom. Inti Creates... More
  • Blog Post: The Azran Legacy Trailer Launches Professor Layton's Final Adventure

    The sixth and final Layton game with a titular Professor in a starring role released yesterday, and the game's launch trailer sets up the story. It sets it up so well, in fact, that there are technically a few spoilers in it. The largest spoilers remain hidden, thankfully, but there are a few character... More
  • Blog Post: Lego Returns To Middle-Earth With April The Hobbit Release

    Warner Bros. and Tt Games have set a date and are putting a ring on Lego The Hobbit. The title, which we previewed yesterday , will be coming on April 8. The minifig adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the 13 dwarves will span the first two movies in Peter Jackson’s second Middle-earth trilogy... More
  • Blog Post: SteamWorld Dig Coming To PS4 And Vita

    Mining action/platformer SteamWorld Dig is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, and players won’t have to wait long to get their hands on it. The game will be coming in March to both consoles via PlayStation Network with a $9.99 price tag. SteamWorld Dig lets players take on the role of... More
  • Blog Post: Inazuma Eleven Soccer RPG Out Today On 3DS

    Looking for something new to play on your 3DS right now? Nintendo and Level 5 have released soccer RPG Inazuma Eleven on the eShop. Players manage a team, teach them new skills like flaming tornado kicks, and use those techniques to overcome the competition. Inazuma Eleven, which has a strong following... More
  • Blog Post: Rusty's Real Deal Baseball Coming To 3DS In April

    A downloadable baseball game coming to Nintendo's handheld focuses on specific aspects of baseball rather than playing full games. According to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, Rusty's Real Deal Baseball is developed around the theme of "good feelings," and has the player interacting... More
  • Blog Post: Yoshi’s New Island Launches March 14 With New Features

    Today’s Nintendo Direct brought a host of new features and a release date for Yoshi’s New Island. The title will be released on March 14. Transformations return, with some new inclusions. Yoshi can transform into a jackhammer and submarine, both navigated with gyro controls. The mega egg... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Talks New Pokemon Game

    The new action/puzzle game has players mixing and matching Pokemon in a match-three style to battle and collect new Pokemon. Every official Pokemon will appear in the game – adding up to over 700 available creatures to collect. The game also includes up to 4-player cooperative play, allowing collectors... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Reveals Castle Club Mode For Mario Golf

    Iwata used today’s Nintendo Direct to go into some additional detail about Mario Golf: World Tour. In particular, the new Castle Club mode lets players import their Mii into the game work to improve and level up, as well as train in particular skill areas to prepare for tournaments. Players are... More
  • Blog Post: Little Mac Joins The Cast Of Super Smash Bros

    The first big reveal of today's Nintendo Direct is the addition of the boxing underdog Little Mac to the cast of Super Smash Bros. on 3DS and Wii U. The announcement begins with a pump-up video (using comic book-style art) depicting Little Mac and Doc training while the triumphant Punch-Out!! music... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Direct Scheduled For Thursday February 13

    Nintendo has announced a new Direct presentation. The event will happen at 2 pm Pacific / 4 pm Central tomorrow, February 13. The publisher is being typically cryptic about the contents and the length. We know only that it will focus on games coming for both the Wii U and 3DS before the end of spring... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Handheld And Home Console Divisions Now Integrated

    Last week, Nintendo held an in-depth investor briefing following a disappointing third quarter financial report. We covered a number of things from that meeting, including the 2014 software lineup , plans to more fully use the Wii U’s gamepad , thoughts on mobile and how it will intersect with... More
  • Blog Post: Last Day For Free Zelda: Four Swords, First Day For Free Dead Island

    Nintendo's free digital copy of The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords for 3DS promotion ends today, and Xbox Live's free digital copy of Dead Island has just begin. It’s the last day to download Four Swords Anniv. Ed. for free in the #eShop on #3DS . Grab your Pegasus Boots and hurry! #4Swords4Days4Free... More
  • Blog Post: Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle Arrives On Nintendo 3DS This Summer

    Tenkai Knights , an animated Cartoon Network TV show based around fighting robots, will be getting its own 3DS game, courtesy of Bandai Namco. Players will fight in 2D robot battles either in a mission based single player story mode or in a competitive Versus mode supporting up to four players. Tenkai... More
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