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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U moved up in Australia and New Zealand

October 31, 2014 | 1

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Super Smash Bros. Update (10/31/2014): Stage Builder

October 31, 2014 |

Today’s pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai’s Director’s Room shows us the stage builder, and the types of creative stages you can come up with by drawing on the GamePad. Check out the post below and let us know what type … Read More

Koopa Kast 55: Scare Tactics (Resurrects at 7:30PM EDT)

October 30, 2014 | 1

 

Update (5:29PM EDT):  We have everything squared away for tonights Koopa Kast.  That’s right, I said tonights!  So join Matt, Justin Sharp, and Justin “J-Money” Hinton as we talk about scary games.

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The next Koopa Kast falls right … Read More

PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

October 30, 2014 |

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones is a puzzle platformer that puts you in the role of a clone escaping a sinister and high-tech testing facility. … Read More

UCraft Progress Report and Kickstarter Campaign

October 30, 2014 |

Indie title UCraft, a Wii U exclusive inspired by Minecraft, has been something we’ve been keeping a close eye on lately. Following an alpha footage trailer just last week, Nexis Games have now revealed their plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign.

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Japanese Sales Chart: Monster Hunter 4 Leads Again (Week Ending October 16, 2014)

October 30, 2014 |

Another week has passed and the latest sales data from Japan has been released. Once again, Monster Hunter 4 dominates the software charts, moving another 172,000 units to hit a total of just under 2 million total sales in just … Read More

Super Smash Bros. Update (10/30/2014)

October 30, 2014 |

Today’s pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai’s Director’s Room is an amusing shot with a cheeky comment. Check out the post and follow up image below – you’ll see Saharah from Animal Crossing taking a bite out of the finger in the … Read More

Nintendo’s reveals new Million sellers

October 30, 2014 |

Like they normally do during the quarterly financial presentation, Nintendo has revealed new Million sellers from the past quarter.

  • Super Smash Brothers 3DS – 3.2 million
  • Tomodachi Life – 3.1 million
  • Pokemon X/ Pokemon Y – 13.3 million
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Iwata talks Nintendo’s Quality of Life

October 30, 2014 | 1

We finally have some new, or first, information about Nintendo’s Quality of Life. According to the long description below from Mr. Iwata. The Quality of Life focuses health, mostly sleep.

Everyone needs to sleep, and all of us get tired. There … Read More

Nintendo announces pre-load system for Wii U and 3DS

October 30, 2014 |

During Nintendo’s financial briefing Mr. iwata announced a pre-load system, similar to steam, for the Wii U and 3DS. The first pre-load game will be Super Smash Brothers Wii U.

Also, we will be implementing what we call a “pre-download” … Read More

3DS System Update 9.2.0-20 Now Available

October 30, 2014 |

Nintendo have released the latest 3DS system update, which is now available across the globe. This time it’s a minor update to fix bugs and improve stability.

Here’s the official word on the latest update:

  • Further improvements to overall … Read More

PN Review: Pokémon Art Academy

October 29, 2014 |

I have always loved drawing.  Ever since I was little I wanted to become an artist some day.  In fact, whenever I played the board game ‘Life’, I always tried to get the Artist as my occupation and then … Read More

PN Review: Cosmophony

October 29, 2014 |

If I needed to sum up Cosmophony in one phrase, it would be: “Simple, quick, and extremely demanding”.

Cosmophony’s story is simple enough, and completely laid out in the beginning.  The previous guardian had been charged with protecting the universe, but … Read More

PN Review: Castle Conqueror EX

October 29, 2014 |

The Castle Conqueror games found success on DSiWare, and no doubt CIRCLE hopes the same will be true with this expanded release of the original.  Primary among the changes here are redone artificial intelligence and levels.  Some are more challenging, … Read More

PN Exclusive Interview: Ackk Studios Talks About YIIK Gameplay

October 29, 2014 | 1

Pure Nintendo has been keeping up with indie game developer Ackk Studios about their projects, Two Brothers and YIIK, that are both due to release on Wii U.  In this exclusive interview Andrew Allanson of Ackk Studios talks a bit … Read More

Meet Runbow, a Nine-Player Wii U Platformer

October 29, 2014 |

Nintendo’s long line of indie developers continues to grow, as does the interesting array of games they produce. Runbow is another unique game that brings a first to platforming by allowing up to nine local players to join in at … Read More

Nintendo President Iwata Returning to Work

October 29, 2014 | 2

Nintendo’s good news continues today, as president Satoru Iwata has announced his return to work after several months recovering from surgery. Iwata had a tumour removed last July but is now able to return to regular work duties.

The news comes … Read More