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Pop Stars Vs. Monsters In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 23, 2016
If you had asked anybody months ago about this particular week in the Nintendo Download, was anybody expecting Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE to decimate Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 in reviews? Because that’s what happened. The long-awaited return of Mega Man’s creator was largely derided as mediocre, while this weird brightly-colored dance-mashup starring Fire Emblem […]
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Kirby Gets Serious In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 10, 2016
You’ve heard of “Angry Kirby,” but never like this. This week in the Nintendo Download, Kirby: Planet Robobot launches for 3DS — and Kirby’s got a giant mech suit! It could be argued that Kirby doesn’t even need it, but why split hairs when he looks so cool? This is one of the few Nintendo […]

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Banana Birds Everywhere In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 2, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Donkey Kong Country 3 can now be taken anywhere you go if you have a New 3DS. Bear witness to some of Rare’s most terrifying creations, such as half-banana half-bird monstrosities, or a giant big-lipped baby ape that you only use when forced to. Metroid Prime Hunters has also […]
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Mike Jones Returns In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 26, 2016
There’s only one new offering in this week’s Nintendo Download, but it’s a good one. Believe it or not, the Wii U Virtual Console has gone this long without offering either of the NES StarTropics games. That changed today, when both StarTropics and Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II were both made available at once. In this […]

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It’s A Super Mario Minecraft Mash In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 19, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the team-up that’s been overdue for years is finally a reality (officially, at least). Mario and the denizens of the Mushroom Kingdom are invading Minecraft with a brand-new free update to Minecraft on Wii U! if Creepers and Zombies weren’t enough to contend with, try Bowser! There’s also a […]
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Sail The Seas Again In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 13, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass has been added to the Wii U eShop! If you enjoyed Wind Waker (and who didn’t like Wind Waker) there’s more, provided you’re okay with pixely visuals. Originally created for the Nintendo DS, you can now search for the Phantom Hourglass on your […]

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Punch ‘Em All Out In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 5, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the company has finally tended to something they’ve neglected for a long time: the SNES portion of the Wii U’s Virtual Console. There is finally another entry in the form of Super Punch-Out!! Little Mac returns in 16-bit form to take on another championship full of colorful stereotypes. Game […]
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It’s Reyn Time In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 29, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, obtaining Xenoblade Chronicles just got a lot easier (providing you’re fine with the digital version). One of the Wii’s best games is now available on Virtual Console! Roam crazy-huge environments, collect items to make your own weapons and fight the mechanical menace endangering your species. And when you finish […]

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McCloud Is Back In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 21, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, you know what’s there…..Star Fox Zero, beginning tomorrow! It may not have set the critics on fire, but it’s anticipated nonetheless. The physical version comes with an additional disc containing Star Fox Guard; Nintendo sells these two games separately in the eShop, but they will cost the same if […]
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Brave A Second End Layer, Or Something, In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 14, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the sequel to Square-Enix’s hit JRPG Bravely Default is finally available (as of tomorrow). Tiz and Edea return along with newcomers Yew and Magnolia to rescue Agnés Oblige. Expanded job classes and new battle mechanics keep the gameplay fresh and addicting. In the Virtual Console department, the next three […]