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Retro City Rampage on 3DS Rakes in More Revenue Than Xbox 360 Version, Patch Adds More Features

by David Sanchez on April 7, 2014 @ 10:22 am

Retro City Rampage has found a nice a home on the 3DS. After creator Brian Provinciano decided to undertake the task of rebuilding the game for Nintendo’s dual screen handheld, it was hard to tell if all of that effort […]

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Sells 130k in Eight Days, Boosts Wii U Sales

by David Sanchez on March 13, 2014 @ 5:13 pm

Nintendo issued a press release announcing that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze had managed to sell over 130,000 units in eight days following its launch last month. These sales figures include both retail and digital copies of the Kongs’ latest […]

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Rune Factory Team’s Next Project Is Forbidden Magna for 3DS

by David Sanchez on February 11, 2014 @ 11:17 am

Following the closure of Rune Factory developer Neverland Company, it seems a lot of the former staff is eager to work on a new project. Said project is an upcoming 3DS RPG titled Forbidden Magna, which was ever so vaguely […]

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Majora’s Mask Remake Could Still Happen

by David Sanchez on June 24, 2013 @ 6:03 am

Last year, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto explained that he had ambitions of creating a remake of a classic entry in the Legend of Zelda series. At the time, the decision was split between A Link to the Past and Majora’s Mask. […]

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Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Receiving 3DS Sequel

by Justin B. on April 17, 2013 @ 2:29 pm

With this morning’s Nintendo Direct, Reggie Fils-Aime, current Nintendo of America President, announced that the Nintendo 3DS will be receiving a new Legend of Zelda game this holiday season. This is not a remake of a classic like we’ve seen recently […]

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Nintendo Network Going Through Emergency Maintenance

by David Sanchez on January 28, 2013 @ 10:38 am

Nintendo will be doing some emergency maintenance across the Nintendo Network today and tomorrow. Unlike the company’s regularly scheduled maintenance, this will affect certain aspects of online features on the Wii U, 3DS, and DS. Starting tonight at 11 PM […]

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PS Vita Continues to Struggle in Japan as 3DS Outsells It 47-to-1

by David Sanchez on November 15, 2012 @ 9:16 am

The uphill battle of the Vita in Japan rages on as it faces extreme opposition from the 3DS. According to a report on Gamasutra, Nintendo’s dual screen handheld largely outsold Sony’s portable by a whopping 47-to-1 ratio this past week. […]

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Liberation Maiden from Suda51 Lands on 3DS eShop Today

by David Sanchez on October 25, 2012 @ 9:22 am

Earlier today, Level-5 and Grasshopper Manufacture announced the North American release of Liberation Maiden on the 3DS eShop. The game stars a protagonist named Shoko Ozora who also happens to be the president of New Japan. By piloting a flying […]

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Atlus Announces Etrian Odyssey 4 on the 3DS

by David Sanchez on October 8, 2012 @ 9:49 am

Atlus’ Etrian Odyssey series delivered some truly enjoyable RPG experiences on Nintendo’s previous dual screen handheld, the original DS. It looks like the franchise will now make its 3DS debut, as Atlus has revealed Etrian Odyssey 4: Legends of the […]

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Reggie Announces New Super Mario Bros. 2 DLC for North America

by David Sanchez on October 2, 2012 @ 3:54 pm

A few days ago, Japan got some info on the upcoming DLC for New Super Mario Bros. 2. Being the jealous nation that we are, North America rioted due to the lack of info for pricing and launch date details […]

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DLC for New Super Mario Bros. 2 Revealed

by David Sanchez on September 30, 2012 @ 9:16 am

Nintendo previously announced that New Super Mario Bros. 2 would feature post-launch DLC. While details were scarce, we knew the company would develop some Coin Rush challenge levels for the 3DS platformer. A translated report on Joystiq indicates that three […]

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TGS 2012: Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney Trailer Is Crazy and Awesome

by David Sanchez on September 20, 2012 @ 12:31 pm

This whole Professor Layton and Ace Attorney crossover business is pretty strange. It’s one of those things you wouldn’t expect to happen, but at the same time, the Nintendo handheld roots of both franchises kind of make it fit. Like, […]

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TGS 2012: New Trailer for Ace Attorney 5, No Objection Here

by David Sanchez on September 20, 2012 @ 8:33 am

Capcom has released a trailer for the upcoming Ace Attorney 5. The game was recently announced, causing fans of the graphic novel series to become filled with sheer joy. Sadly, we don’t know when and if the game will come […]

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What’s Nintendo Got Planned for Its Wii U Presentation?

by David Sanchez on September 12, 2012 @ 11:59 pm

So in a few hours, Nintendo will be airing its Wii U presentation live from New York. What could the Big N have in store for gamers who tune in to the stream? Hmm … Let’s think about this. It’s […]

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New Super Mario Bros. 2 Comes Out on Top in August Sales

by David Sanchez on September 9, 2012 @ 10:09 am

If you’ve played New Super Mario Bros. 2, then you’re aware of how the game works. You run around like a greedy bastard collecting gold coins until Mario’s pockets (figuratively) burst. Apparently, the folks over at Nintendo have their pockets […]

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Ace Attorney 5 Is 3DS Bound

by Mike Bendel on September 4, 2012 @ 3:57 pm

Capcom has announced that Ace Attorney 5 is in development, the latest entry in its popular courtroom drama series. And, in a non-shocker, it’s coming to Nintendo 3DS. Beyond that, not too many details were divulged. An Andriasang report reveals […]

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The End Draws Near for Professor Layton

by David Sanchez on August 29, 2012 @ 2:45 pm

The next entry in the Professor Layton series was announced during the latest Nintendo Direct presentation, reports Andriasang. The game, which is titled Professor Layton Choubunmei to A no Isan in Japan and translates to Professor Layton and the Legacy […]

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Castlevania Mirror of Fate Delayed Into 2013

by Mike Bendel on August 13, 2012 @ 11:56 am

Originally slated for a late summer release, it’s been revealed that Mercury Steam’s take on handheld vampire slaying — Castlevania Mirror of Fate — has been pushed to 2013. No specific timeframe was given. It’s not too surprising, considering the […]

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3DS: Paper Mario and Layton Dated, Luigi’s Mansion Pushed Back

by David Sanchez on August 13, 2012 @ 9:28 am

Some launch date info for various 3DS titles has been revealed via a recent press release from Nintendo. Paper Mario: Sticker Star will be launching on the dual screen handheld on November 11. This will mark the fourth entry in […]

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Dude Says, ‘Screw Sleep,’ Gets 1,000,000 Coins in NSMB2 in Three Days

by David Sanchez on July 31, 2012 @ 9:41 pm

Sometimes you just have to admire when people do ridiculous things in a video game … or in this case, for a video game. Apparently, YouTube user Nintendomination (awesome name, by the way) figured he’d set an impressive record by […]

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Download New Super Mario Bros. 2, Get 100 Club Nintendo Coins

by David Sanchez on July 20, 2012 @ 11:29 pm

New Super Mario Bros. 2 will be a unique title for Nintendo. It’s going to be the first full game that’s available in both physical form at retailers and as a digital download through the eShop. To commemorate the Big […]

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Iwata: 3D May Not Be Focal Point of Future Nintendo Platforms

by David Sanchez on July 12, 2012 @ 2:50 pm

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata recently spoke to The Independent and gave his thoughts on stereoscopic 3D graphics. While the Big N’s head honcho did say that visual design is an important element of gaming, he also explained that graphics aren’t […]

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Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon to Feature Online Functionality

by David Sanchez on July 10, 2012 @ 10:51 am

What could Nintendo be cooking up for Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon? As revealed on Nintendo World Report, a screenshot of the game’s box art has surfaced, and it features the snazzy Nintendo Network logo at the top right corner. So […]

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Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Lands on 3DS This November

by David Sanchez on June 23, 2012 @ 3:15 pm

If you’ve been following the Professor Layton series since its early beginnings or are just looking to jump in, you’ll be glad to know that the next entry is due out later this year. Titled Professor Layton and the Miracle […]

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Paid DLC Will Be a Thing in New Super Mario Bros. 2

by David Sanchez on June 21, 2012 @ 9:42 pm

Nintendo will be releasing additional content for New Super Mario Bros. 2 following its August 19 launch, which also happens to be the day the 3DS XL will release in North America. The announcement was made today during the Nintendo […]

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What Can We Expect During Tonight’s Nintendo Direct Broadcast?

by David Sanchez on June 21, 2012 @ 12:05 pm

Nintendo will be airing one of its special Nintendo Direct presentations tonight. The company has confirmed that it will be discussing Wii, 3DS, and DS news. It’s a bit strange that the Wii U wasn’t mentioned, and unless Nintendo is […]

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Hey RPG Fans, Unchained Blades Lands on PSP Later This Month

by David Sanchez on June 19, 2012 @ 4:23 pm

While the PlayStation Vita may not have a lot to offer RPG fans, the PSP proudly boasted a large assortment of entries in the genre in its heyday. Despite the fact that Sony is pushing for the Vita to be […]

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Will Nintendo Remake A Link to the Past or Majora’s Mask for 3DS?

by David Sanchez on June 13, 2012 @ 10:12 am

The Legend of Zelda has a storied history as one of the grandest video game franchises ever conceived. While gamers talk about every title in the series to incredible degrees, two revered titles that have been talked about a lot […]

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Miyamoto Evades 3DS Redesign Talk, Says Nintendo Is Looking Ahead to Next Handheld Generation

by Mike Bendel on June 12, 2012 @ 12:23 pm

Nintendo has been quick to release new revisions of hardware in the past, but so far, that hasn’t been the case with 3DS. It’s been a little over a year since its debut and we still haven’t heard a peep […]

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E3 2012: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Suffers from Erratic Framerate, Dull Combat

by Mike Bendel on June 11, 2012 @ 4:32 pm

As a franchise, Castlevania has suffered a rocky relationship with home consoles, at least up until 2010′s Lords of Shadow reboot. While transitioning to 3D was a struggle for Castlevania throughout the PS2 era, portable installments that retained the classic […]

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Rumor: Luigi’s Mansion 2 to Haunt the Wii U

by David Sanchez on May 14, 2012 @ 11:22 am

When Luigi’s Mansion 2 was announced for the 3DS, fans of the first game immediately got stoked at the prospect of a handheld sequel. After all, the first game had a nice following, and while it wasn’t perfect, it delivered […]

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Nintendo Rejects The Binding of Isaac Over ‘Questionable Religious Content’

by Mike Bendel on February 29, 2012 @ 10:01 am

Nintendo has decided to pass up on Edmund McMillen’s dark and disturbing Zelda-like action RPG The Binding of Isaac due to “questionable religious content.” McMillen tweeted the dismal verdict today, noting that it stems from a long internal debate with […]

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Nintendo: New 2D Super Mario Inbound for 3DS

by Mike Bendel on January 27, 2012 @ 12:40 pm

Nintendo is prepping a new 3DS Super Mario title for its next fiscal year, which begins in April. Interestingly, the title will mark a return to the franchise roots a la New Super Mario Bros., with traditional side-scrolling gameplay set […]

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Nintendo Downloads ~ Wii Ware and More

by Staff on December 15, 2011 @ 7:45 am

Here is the latest weekly update for you folks either on Nintendo 3Ds or Nintendo Wii. Click on the link to be forwarded to each titles profile page on Nintendo.com. Nintendo eShop  Blaster Master: Enemy Below - Using the strong weapons […]

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Report: Mario Creator Shigeru Miyamoto Stepping Down from Current Position

by Mike Bendel on December 7, 2011 @ 7:03 pm

According to a Wired report, Mario and Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto is stepping down from his current position at Nintendo. He plans on staying at the company, albeit in more of an advisory role. Miyamoto wants to focus on smaller projects, rather than big-budget […]

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Target Offers Up $50 Gift Card With 3DS Purchase

by Mike Bendel on December 7, 2011 @ 11:44 am

Joining Best Buy, retailer Target wants to push lots of Nintendo 3DS hardware this holiday season, offering up a $50 gift card with the purchase of any standalone 3DS unit. The deal goes into effect tomorrow through the 10th across […]

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Nintendo’s Financial State Is Looking Up: 3DS Soon To Eclipse 3 Million Unit Sales, Mario Kart 7 Sells 420K

by Mike Bendel on December 6, 2011 @ 11:36 am

Nintendo 3DS momentum is strong, with sales on the verge of eclipsing the 3 million unit mark according to Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata. At the current rate, the milestone will be hit two weeks faster than its predecessor, the DS. […]

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3DS Titles Delayed Into 2012 On Purpose

by NeilR on November 2, 2011 @ 9:21 am

Alright here’s one that strikes the funny bone. In the wake of last week’s announcement that the fiscal year ending in March 2012 will see the company post it’s first annual loss since 1981 Mr. Iwata has gone on to […]

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Nintendo Preps Ice White 3DS for Japan

by Mike Bendel on October 6, 2011 @ 11:11 am

Yet another system color will soon join the growing 3DS family in Japan – Ice White. Joined by Aqua Blue, Cosmo Black and Flare Red and Misty Pink, the two-toned design sports a black top complemented by a shade of white. […]

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Resident Evil Revelations Hits 3DS February 7

by Mike Bendel on October 4, 2011 @ 10:37 am

Capcom’s pinned a February 7 release date on Resident Evil Revelations. Straying away from the action-centric formula depicted in RE5, Revelations is a more traditional take on the franchise, promising to deliver an “exceptional survival horror experience” in portable form. Those […]