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Video: New Japanese Mario Kart 8 Commercial Features Luigi’s Famous Death Stare

July 22, 2014 |

An amusing new Mario Kart 8 commercial has launched in Japan, featuring some slow-motion drive-bys and the priceless looks on some of the characters faces, like Koopa and Peach.

Most notably, though, is the famous Luigi death stare, which makes … Read More

Super Smash Bros Update (07/22/14) – Star Fox Stage

July 22, 2014 |

Today’s Miiverse pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai’s shows the latest battle arena stage to be inspired by Star Fox, this time featuring the Great Fox from GameCube title Star Fox: Assault.

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Review: Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark (Wii U)

July 22, 2014 |

I hate Transformers. Well, let me be honest, I hate Michael Bay‘s Transformers and the Transformers of today. Being majority a 90’s kid, Transformers was a big part of my life. What we have today is not Transformers. We have talking … Read More

Pay for eShop Purchases via Wii U’s NFC Capability in Japan

July 21, 2014 |

Nintendo has announced that, starting today, Wii U owners in Japan will be able to purchase items from the eShop via the NFC reader, by touching specific cards to the GamePad.

There are several prepaid cards in Japan – like Suica, … Read More

Wii U System Update (5.1.0) Available Now

July 21, 2014 | 1

Nintendo has just released the latest update to the Wii U’s operating system.  The most notable detail of this latest system update allows users to transfer Wii U data between Wii U consoles.

Here is what can and cannot be … Read More

Atlus Release New “Citizens of the Earth” Trailer

July 21, 2014 |

Today, Atlus has released a new video showing off a bit more gameplay of Eden Industries top-down, turn-based RPG, Citizens of the Earth.  The trailer shows the Vice-President of the Earth working with up to three party members at a … Read More

Smash Bros Weekday Update (July 21, 2014): Robin’s Nosferatu

July 21, 2014 |

Director Masahiro Sakurai has decided to release more information regarding newcomer Robin (Avatar).

So far, Nosferatu is the only attack in which the amount of damage changes depending on Robin’s position.  The special attack certainly adds a unique element to Robin’s … Read More

Nintendo Download – July 24 eShop Releases (Europe)

July 21, 2014 |

Welcome to another Monday and another look at what will be released on the European eShop this week. There are a few nice new releases on the Wii U front, plus plenty of Mega Man virtual console action for fans. … Read More

SteamWorld Dig Wii U May Be Discounted For Those With 3DS Version

July 21, 2014 |

The developers of the excellent SteamWorld Dig have answered a tweet regarding cross-buy promotions for 3DS and Wii U owners.

Image & Form were prompted about discounts and replied that they are “looking into it”. This is great news for fans who already own the … Read More

Bayonetta 2′s Odd Pre-Order Bonus in Japan

July 20, 2014 |

If you’re lucky enough to pre-order Bayonetta 2 from Amazon Japan, you will be rewarded with an authentic bonus item unlike any other.

It’s a Bayonetta 2-branded cleaning cloth.

Yes it’s an odd choice for a pre-order bonus, when we’re used to … Read More

Shovel Knight: European, Australian and Japan release information

July 19, 2014 |

Since its recent release in the US last month, many gamers in other territories have been wondering when they might get their hands on the highly-acclaimed retro platformer, Shovel Knight.

For those fans (myself included) there is some good news and bad … Read More

Super Smash Bros Update (07/18/14) – K.O.’s

July 18, 2014 |

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Nintendo PR: Mario Kart 8 is the top-selling game in June, has sold more than 885,000 units in the U.S.

July 17, 2014 |

After firing out of the gate at the end of May, Mario Kart 8 had an even stronger second lap. The game was the top-selling physical software SKU in the U.S. in June, and sold more than 470,000 physical and … Read More

June 2014 NPD software and hardware sales

July 17, 2014 |

Top ten games for June 2014.

1. Watch Dogs (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, PC)2. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – 885K units sold.3. Minecraft (360, PS3)4. UFC (PS4, Xbox One)5. FIFA 14 (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, Vita)6. NBA … Read More

What to Expect in “The Letter” Updates

July 17, 2014 | 1

If you have seen our previous post about The Letter‘s Canadian eShop release, you know that developer TreeFall Studios is planning to update the game in the future.  Founder Eli Brewer has contacted us concerning the nature of these updates.

TreeFall Studios has … Read More

Super Smash Bros Update (07/17/14)

July 17, 2014 |

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Nintendo PR: Nintendo Smashes into San Diego Comic-Con with Amazing Games and Activities for Fans

July 17, 2014 |

Tournaments, Live Stream and First Hands-On Game-Play Opportunities Bring the Fun to Fans Both On-Site and Nationwide


Comic-Con 2014

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo is heading to Comic-Con in San Diego to bring a collection of fun games and engaging … Read More

Nintendo PR: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

July 17, 2014 |

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

Take control of Captain Raymond Foxx as you guide your Razor-One helicopter through intense missions, battling the enemy and saving your citizens. Strike Force Foxx is … Read More