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  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros.: Greninja, Charizard, And Three Others Revealed

    One of the biggest changes coming to the new Smash Bros. games on 3DS and Wii U announced at today's Nintendo Direct is that all of the fighters that transformed mid-fight have been changed. That means that Samus' Final Smash won't strip away her armor, Zelda won't transform into Sheik... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros.: Release Windows, Stages, Items, Assist Trophies

    Nintendo has revealed the release windows for Super Smash Bros. on 3DS and Wii U. The 3DS version will be coming in the summer. The home version will arrive this winter. On the 3DS, fighters will move at 60 frames per second in stereoscopic 3D. The assist trophies and items will only refresh at 30 frames... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct Coming Tuesday, April 8

    Nintendo has announced a Nintendo Direct focused exclusively on Super Smash Bros. Despite the regular flow of information, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the title. The most important detail we’re waiting for is the release date. Director Masahiro Sakurai previously expressed... More
  • Blog Post: Monolith Soft Shows Off Combat From Untitled Wii U RPG

    The game we’ve come to know as “X” was featured in today’s Nintendo Direct, but interestingly left its single-letter moniker behind. In its place though, we see combat reminiscent of Xenoblade Chronicles. The same MMO flare that fans loved in Monolith Soft’s Wii title looks... More
  • Blog Post: Bayonetta 2 Swings Into Action In New Trailer

    Today’s Nintendo Direct showed off a number of in-process games, but one of the most exciting glimpses on display was a new look at the long-awaited Bayonetta 2, coming exclusively to Wii U. The new trailer shows off plenty of fighting, but also details some of gonzo story points we can look forward... 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: NES Remix Volume 2 Comes With Full Super Luigi Bros., Out In April

    NES Remix is getting a second volume in a couple of months. Along with a batch of new minigames based on later NES titles, the collection will come with a full version of Super Luigi Bros. Players will have access to all levels from Super Mario Bros., except that you’ll be navigating them from... More
  • Blog Post: Koopalings Revealed For Mario Kart 8

    Bowser’s little helpers are going to join the team in the upcoming release on Wii U. During today’s Nintendo Direct, the publisher showed off an extensive trailer for the new game that included Larry Koopa, Lemmy Koopa, Roy Koopa, Iggy Koopa, Ludwig von Koopa, Morton Koopa Jr., and Wendy... More
  • Blog Post: Guild 01 Title Weapon Shop De Omasse Finally Arrives In North America Next Week

    The Guild 01 titles, a collection of small titles from well known developers was missing one if its titles when it arrived in the United States. That is being rectified next week with the release of Weapon Shop de Omasse. Players will take on the role of an RPG weapon shop owner. The experience is similar... 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: Kirby: Triple Deluxe Lands A Release Date And StreetPass Functionality

    During today's Nintendo Direct video conference, Nintendo announced that Kirby: Triple Deluxe is releasing for 3DS on May 2. In this adventure, Kirby can jump in and out of the background to locate well hidden 8-bit Key Chains as well as Sun Stones. Some of these secrets require the pink puff to... 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: Test Out The Upcoming Pokémon Bank And Transporter For a Free Pokémon

    Nintendo is rolling out a pair of Pokémon apps in a few weeks, allowing players to store thousands of Pokémon and import them from previous games. If you're not sold on the idea of spending $4.99 for an annual subscription, Nintendo is hoping a 30-day trial might change your mind. The... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Entire December 18 Nintendo Direct Here

    Did you miss this morning’s Nintendo Direct? We’ve the got the whole thing with a list of new game announcements and new details on upcoming titles. You can check out the announcements of Hyrule Warriors, Chibi-Robo Photo Finder, NES Remix, Dr. Luigi, and Kirby Triple Deluxe. Also, there... More
  • Blog Post: New Chibi-Robo For The 3DS

    Nintendo has announced a new Chibi-Robo title exclusively for the 3DS called Chibi-Robo Photo Finder. The game (currently out in Japan) is based around Chibi-Robo helping to start up a new museum (assumedly in the future) dedicated to today's ordinary objects called NostalJunk. Chibi collects NostalJunk... More
  • Blog Post: Doctor Luigi Is The Cure For End Of Year Of Luigi Blues

    The Year of Luigi has been a big hit for Nintendo, tying together Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Mario and Luigi Dream Team, and New Super Mario 3D World (among others). Now, a classic puzzler gets a new look with Doctor Luigi. Doctor Luigi offers classic Doctor Mario virus-busting gameplay, with... More
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