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PN Review: IQ Test

August 1, 2014 |

IQ Test is an interesting new release for the Wii U eShop.  In some ways it reminds me of the edutainment titles that I played when the industry was first transitioning from cartridges to cd’s.  It has a bit of … Read More

Jett Tailfin Coming to Wii U August 7

August 1, 2014 |

A release date has been revealed for Wii U underwater racing title, Jett Tailfin. The game, which was first announced in 2012, has been given an August 7 release date.

The game follows central character Jett Tailfin and his friends … Read More

Tangram Attack Official Trailer (3DS eShop)

July 31, 2014 |

Released among today’s downloads is the new eShop title, Tangram Attack.  A fast paced puzzle game from the team at Square One Games, it’s selling for a wallet friendly $2.99.  Check out the trailer above, and stay tuned for a … Read More

XType Plus temporarily removed from the Wii U eShop

July 31, 2014 | 3

One of the highlights of today’s downloads was XType Plus, a Nintendo Web Framework shooter selling for a budget price. Unfortunately it seems a sizable leaderboard bug has resulted in the game being removed from the eShop for the time … Read More

Mega Man Battle Network eShop Trailer

July 31, 2014 |

The newest addition to the Wii U Virtual Console!  Check out the trailer above, and let us know if you plan on downloading this one.

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Nintendo Download – July 31, 2014

July 31, 2014 |

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

  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • MEGA MAN BATTLE NETWORK – Lan and his extraordinary network navigator MEGA MAN.EXE are skilled computer … Read More

LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids 3DS Trailer

July 31, 2014 |

Released earlier this week on July 29th, the franchise returns.  The game’s based on new episodes from the animated TV series,

 

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Super Smash Bros. Update (7/31/14) – N’s Castle Stage

July 31, 2014 |

Today’s Miiverse pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai shows confirmation of N’s Castle stage for the 3DS version of the game. You can also make out three Pokemon as hazards in the stage!

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Hyrule Warriors Nintendo Direct Coming August 4/5

July 31, 2014 |

Nintendo released a press release today to announce an upcoming Nintendo Direct, airing early next week and focusing squarely on upcoming title Hyrule Warriors.

The Nintendo Direct comes in anticipation of the game’s September 20 release and will be available … Read More

Video: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’s Link Outfit Trailer

July 31, 2014 |

Capcom has confirmed that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, due to hit the Nintendo 3DS next year in the West, will feature the Link outfit and gear from The Legend of Zelda.

Capcom debuted the Link trailer, which you can view above, at … Read More

Nintendo Files Three Quality of Life Trademarks for “Handheld Game Apparatus”

July 30, 2014 |

Nintendo has filed three new trademark applications with the US Patent & Trademark Office for something called “QOL”. Filed on July 25, the applications hint towards Nintendo’s mysterious Quality of Life initiative, which was announced earlier this year.

The three QOL … Read More

PN Review: Wii Sports Club Baseball & Boxing

July 30, 2014 | 3

I had originally planned to review Wii Sports Club: Baseball and Boxing separately, but they are currently sold together as a single Club Pass for $9.99. There isn’t an option to purchase one without the other. In contrast, the other … Read More

PN Review: Master Reboot

July 30, 2014 | 4

Master Reboot is a fascinating first-person horror game with a heavy science fiction slant.  The adventure takes place in the “Soul Cloud” where memories of the dying are uploaded to powerful servers.  This way people can live on (in part) … Read More

Doodle Dash Announced for Wii U eShop Featuring Multiplayer Doodling

July 30, 2014 | 1

Pocket Dragon Games, who announced themselves as an authorized Wii U developer via their Twitter account last May, have now revealed the exclusive title on which they’ve been diligently working.

Doodle Dash is described as a multiplayer, drawing-based party game. … Read More

Japanese Sales Charts: Yoshi’s New Island Debuts at Number 2 (Week Ending July 27, 2014)

July 30, 2014 |

Japan’s sales data for last week is in, and Nintendo’s 3DS continues to dominate the software and hardware charts.

This week saw the release of Yoshi’s New Island, some four months after it was released in the West. Coming in … Read More

Super Smash Bros. Update (7/30/14) – Boss Galaga

July 30, 2014 |

Today’s Miiverse pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai shows a boss Galaga using his tractor beam to trap poor Donkey Kong!

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Bravely Second’s New City & Job Outfits, plus Character and Class Details

July 30, 2014 | 4

Bravely Default was released to critical acclaim in Japan in 2012, Europe in 2013 and the US in 2014. Since then it’s sold over one million units, setting a high benchmark for the new series that sequel Bravely Second will … Read More

Nintendo releases quarterly numbers (April-June)

July 30, 2014 | 1

Over the night Nintendo released their quarterly numbers for April-June. Sadly, it’s not all mushrooms and sunshine. Let’s do a quick rundown.

  • Mario Kart 8 sold 2.82 million world-wide. Equals 64% of total Wii U software sales for the period. 
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