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All Kirby, All The Time In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 28, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s Kirby’s birthday, and the company is celebrating with a sea of pink! Almost all the additions to the eShop are Kirby related, from a new Kirby: Planet Robobot demo, to the DS’s Kirby Mass Attack, to the long-awaited digital debut of Kirby’s Epic Yarn. There’s also Kirby’s Dream […]
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This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Turbo-Tastic

by Peter Paltridgeon July 14, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Monster Hunter Generations is finally out (or it will be tomorrow). But the more surprising news is the sudden appearance of TurboGrafx-16 games in the Wii U Virtual Console. It was looking like nothing from that console would ever appear on the Wii U, after many TG-16 titles were […]

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Mystical Ninjas On The Go In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 8, 2016
This week, the Nintendo Download is mostly sleepy, but after several weeks of megaton releases, it’s earned the rest. The new offerings this week aren’t much, but they’re something. Most notable among them is the 3DS Virtual Console release of Mystical Ninja for SNES, the first US appearance of Goemon (here called Kid Ying). The […]
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Super Mario RPG At Last In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 30, 2016
FINALLY! This week in the Nintendo Download, one of the most demanded games in Nintendo’s entire library has been added to Wii U Virtual Console. It’s Super Mario RPG, the 1996 collaboration between Nintendo and Square that inspired and kicked off the entire Paper Mario series. It’s quite an adventure and now it’s easier to […]

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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 […]