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May Club Nintendo Rewards are Super

Posted on May 6, 2013 by Jason Nason

The month of May has brought four new downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars.

The game is one of two that are available for the Nintendo Wii, the other is Maboshi’s Arcade. The two games for the Nintendo 3DS this month are 3DS Classics: Excite Bike and DSiWare title Art Style: Aquia. All four titles are available until June 2nd.Read More


April 25th Nintendo Download

Posted on April 25, 2013 by Jason Nason

Only five releases this week but they span all four Nintendo platforms. A new Rayman app for the Nintnedo Wii U, Crazy Construction for the Nintendo 3DS eShop, Mega Man 4 hits the 3DS Virtual Console service and Circle’s Color Commando is now available on DSiWare.

Finally SENGOKU arrives on the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console list, though the sequel has been been available for a while.

Take a look at the full, and lengthy list, below.

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Nintendo Discontinues Wii Online Services

Posted on April 12, 2013 by Jason Nason

Nintendo sent out a release early this morning detailing the planned discontinuation of several of their online services for the Nintendo Wii home console on June 28th. The shut down includes several features including the Forecast Channel, Everybody Votes Channel, the Nintendo Channel and and a few other things, including messaging.Read More


April 4th Nintendo Download

Posted on April 4, 2013 by Jason Nason

Quite a few things released today, with a heavy dose on new content for the 3DS. Two Tribes’ Toki Tori 2 hits the Wii U eShop today plus the Konami’s Castlevania from 1987 has been released on the 3DS Virtual Console. Speaking of Virtual Console the Wii gets another SNK title from D4 Enterprise in NAM-1975.

Plus check out Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D, Gabrielle’s Ghostly Groove 3D and escapeVektor gets a sale price. Plus new DLC for Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity is now available.

Take a look at the full, and lengthy list, below.

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March 7th Nintendo Download

Posted on March 7, 2013 by Jason Nason

Quite a few things released today, most of which is heavily centred on the 3DS, including three new eShop titles in Kersploosh!, ATV Wild Ride 3D and Nano Assault EX. Plus several full game downloads were released including Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D while Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity gets a demo.

The lot is rounded out with both a 3DS an a Wii Virtual Console release as well as Nintendo’s Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword at a special sale price.

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Nintendo Direct Details – Year of Luigi

Posted on February 14, 2013 by Jason Nason

Nintendo detailed a huge list of upcoming games this morning at another Nintendo Direct presentation, with a focus on Luigi and several games featuring everyone’s favourite brother.

Nintendo has named 2013 the “Year of Luigi,” thanks to the numerous appearances that Mario’s timid, green-clad twin brother will be making in games this year. Nintendo provided details about games on the way that feature Luigi, as well as information about more than two dozen upcoming games, including content for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS across packaged and digital formats.

“Luigi is just the green tip of the iceberg of all the great news we have to share with Nintendo fans this year and beyond,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s president and COO. “We’re showing how Nintendo 3DS and Wii U continue to be a source of fun, entertainment and great surprises.”Read More


January 31st Nintendo Download

Posted on January 31, 2013 by Jason Nason

Lots of goodness this week with all four Nintendo pillars getting something. The Cave, which was released last week, will be let loose as a demo this week. Three 3DS games are released as full game downloads an there are virtual console releases for both the Wii and 3DS. And 99Moves, which we previewed earlier in the week, is also now available on DSiWare.

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Nintendo Dates Upcoming Games

Posted on January 17, 2013 by Jason Nason

Nintendo has revealed the release dates of some upcoming titles for the next few months, for the Wii, Wii U, DS and 3DS consoles.

“During the holidays we saw new players respond positively to new game-play experiences using the Wii U GamePad controller and the true 3D of Nintendo 3DS,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “With such a diverse lineup of games on the horizon, people will experience a variety of ways to play, whether they’re using the GamePad to scan for criminals or seeing ghosts in 3D on the Nintendo 3DS screen.”

Game & Wario, The Wonderful 101, Pikmin 3 and Wii Fit U will arrive in the first half of the year. Additional information about launch timing for these games will be announced at a later date.Read More


Pandora’s Tower Confirmed For North American Release

Posted on January 16, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Remember Operation Rainfall? Well they’ve finally got their wish; Pandora’s Tower has been confirmed for a North American release thanks to the folks at XSeed. No solid release date on the game just yet but aside from confirmation Xseed did provide Kotaku with an excerpt describing the game, which I’ve included below.

Operation Rainfall was a fan run campaign to bring three Japanese RPGs for the Nintendo Wii to North America. Well, the years of waiting have paid off, because since their kick off a few years ago we’ve seen the release of The Last Story and Xenoblade Chronicles. In fact, sine the completion of their endeavor the crew at OR have turned their momentum into an entire gaming site, Great job guys!

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Avengers: Battle For Earth GamesCon 2012 Trailer

Posted on August 15, 2012 by Joshua Rust

Avengers: Battle For Earth has me sitting on the proverbial fence. One one side, the comic nerd in me, wants this game so badly because a Marvel Comics game has never been able to be played this way. There-in lies the other side of the fence. The Kinect Only has always been a hit or miss when it comes to Kinect games.

I won’t this game completely as I have not seen the first bit of gameplay for it. But normally the Kinect games are really good (such asKinect Sports)or just awful. There’s normally an absence of middle ground.

With that being said, I am excited about this in my nerd sorta way. So, here is the trailer straight out of GamesCon 2012 and some screenshots as well:

So, what do you all think about these Kinect only games? Do you think Avengers: Battle For Earth has any potential at all?



Skylanders: Giants Chills Out With This New Character

Posted on August 15, 2012 by Joshua Rust

Activision has a monster on their hands. Skylanders are becoming as collectible as Pokemon. The original title boasted a lofty 32 different characters – 4 from each of the 8 elements. That doesn’t even include all the variants that are out there of these collectible video game characters. Skylanders are popular and they are selling like hotcakes!

With the announcement of the new game, Skylanders Giants, we all knew that both there would be even more new characters to come. Today, Toys For Bob and Activision have announced a new character that will join the fray: Chill. So just who is this new character? Check out the profile below to learn a bit more about her!

Element:  WATER
Character Type: New Skylander
Bio:  Chill was the sworn guardian and personal protector of the Snow Queen.  As captain of the queen’s guard, her many heroic deeds had earned her the respect of the entire Ice Kingdom.  But when the Cyclops army began to expand their empire into the northern realms, the Snow Queen was taken prisoner during her watch, and Chill has never forgiven herself for letting it happen.  Ashamed and embarrassed, she left the Ice Kingdom behind and swore never to return until she could reclaim her honor.  Now as a member of the Skylanders, she remains courageous and strong, while always on the lookout for her lost queen.

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