eShop Update: Week of 12/29/16 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: 64-bit Rainbow Road rage returns, Dracula gets staked by yet another Belmont and Capcom’s monster sale continues. Capcom’s winter sale is still going strong, with up to 75% discounts through January 4th on heavy hitters from the Phoenix Wright, Resident Evil and Monster Hunter…

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Badge Arcade News: 11/24/16

Categories: 3DS

Say Alola all this week to brand new badges from Pokémon Sun and Moon! Choose your favorite starter, bag a holiday themed Pikachu or simply catch some pixel Pokémon from previous generations. Personally, I spent my free play on the irresistibly adorable Rockruff.   Free play?: Yup! Now go find…

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Nintendo finally brings birthday discounts to Europe

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

For a few months now North Americans with Nintendo Accounts have been able to get discounts on certain games when it’s their birthday. Unfortunately for those of us in Europe we could only look on in envy as our birthdays passed by without a single notification. Thankfully those days are…

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eShop Update: Week of 8/18/16 (North America)

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Wii U

This week in the Nintendo eShop: Samus warms the bench in Metroid Prime: Federation Force, you finally pass Gracie’s fashion check in Style Savvy: Fashion Forward, and more Pokémon become enslaved in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs. In celebration of the last days of summer, Nintendo’s throwing a Summer Savings sale…

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Character Column: Donkey Kong’s cranky grandpa became a forerunner of hardcore gamer culture

Categories: Features, Retro

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Nintendo is coming to San Diego Comic-Con in a big way

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

Nintendo has announced its extensive lineup for San Diego Comic-Con later this month. Tournaments and playable Wii U and 3DS titles will be available on the show floor. They include several yet-to-be-released titles, like Yo-Kai Watch 2 and Metroid Prime: Federation Force. The Play Nintendo Family Lounge will be open…

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Nintendo’s E3 2016 report card

Categories: 3DS, News, Switch, Wii U

Another E3 has come and gone, and once again Nintendo decided to shake up its approach to the show. We had some serious concerns going in about the heavy focus on a single title, but Nintendo inarguably pulled it off. Just for fun, let’s break down Nintendo’s presentation and decide…

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