Link and Skull Kid costumes announced for Monster Hunter Stories

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

Monster Hunter is a franchise that is no stranger to crossovers, with the latest entry Monster Hunter Generations featuring costumes of everyone from Amaterasu to Strider Hiryu. Now, in Japan’s version of today’s Nintendo 3DS Direct, we’ve got confirmation that the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories will be no different –…

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Super Mario Maker comes to 3DS this December

Categories: 3DS, News

During today’s handheld-centric Nintendo Direct, a portable version of Mario’s amazing level creator was announced for Nintendo 3DS. With access to every item and tool from Super Mario Maker’s toolkit (with the exception of Mystery Mushroom costumes), the new version bears a striking resemblance to its big brother on Wii…

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Mario Sports Superstars announced

Categories: 3DS, News

Mario has had a long and prolific history of taking time off to play sports with friend and nemesis alike, and the tradition continues today with the announcement of Mario Sports Superstars: a compilation of five sports into one, 3DS game-sized package. Check out footage from the game from today’s…

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Nintendo 3DS Direct (09/01/16) live blog archive

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

It’s time for the first Nintendo Direct since March, which will focus exclusively on upcoming 3DS titles! It is planned to start at 9:00 CT and last 42 minutes, and you can catch it on both YouTube and Twitch. We’ll be sure to keep this post updated with all of…

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My Nintendo refreshes with new rewards

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

It’s the start of another month, which means it’s time for a My Nintendo rewards refresh! Both North America and Europe have received new items, which are mostly discounts, but Europeans can also get their hands on the first Mario Kart 8 DLC pack. Check out the full list: North…

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Review: Axiom Verge

Categories: Reviews, Wii U

Spiritual successors can be a tricky business. At best, they’re fond love letters to games of yore, expertly capturing the intricacies that made classic games so memorable. At worst, they’re cheap, lazy efforts that prey upon the nostalgia of longing fans to deliver a subpar experience that only makes one…

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Mythical Pokémon Victini distribution has begun

Categories: 3DS, News

It’s that mythical time of the month again! Starting right now, players can download the Victory Pokémon in all its cheerful glory to their copies of Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby and/or Alpha Sapphire. Already trained to level 100, Victini comes with the moves Incinerate, Quick Attack, Endure and Confusion….

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Nintendo Wire’s Nintendo Direct wishlist

Categories: 3DS

Tomorrow brings the first Nintendo Direct presentation since March, and with nearly half a year since our last videocast of Nintendo news, the fans are hungry for info. While the Direct is focused on 3DS news, with no information about NX or mobile titles to be announced, that doesn’t mean…

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero delayed

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Wii U

Sad news, Shantae fans. In a message sent out to Kickstarter backers, Way Forward studios has announced that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will be suffering a six week delay. Originally slated for release on September 27th, Way Forward believes that a delay is needed to take care of bug fixing and…

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