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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 Agn├ęs Oblige. Expanded job classes and new battle mechanics keep the gameplay fresh and addicting. In the Virtual Console department, the next three […]
Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres Coming To A 3DS Near You

Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres Coming To A 3DS Near You

by Peter Paltridgeon April 8, 2016
Game Freak and Nintendo have always stuck to the tradition of making legendary Pokemon only available through special events for a limited time (unless a hack or a glitch uncovers them). The franchise’s 20-year history leaves a lot of Legendary Pokemon to give away, and they still haven’t finished handing them all out in the […]

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Lots of Wheel-Spinning In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 7, 2016
This week, the Nintendo Download doesn’t contain much action. The bigger releases are still in the distance (one of them, Star Fox Zero, can be prepurchased now). For now, all Nintendo offers to chew on is a Game and Watch Gallery. Still waiting on Super Mario RPG, guys. But you might find something that’s already […]
Watch Nintendo’s Quirky Adorkable Miitomo Promo

Watch Nintendo’s Quirky Adorkable Miitomo Promo

by Peter Paltridgeon March 31, 2016
Nintendo uploaded the long version of their American Miitomo ad today, promoting their first big entry into the phone app business. But before we watch it, let’s take a look at what the Japanese audience saw: Now this is what we get: It’s one of the very rare instances where the American ad is much […]

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Experience A Lovely Planet In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 31, 2016
This week, the Nintendo Download is a bit sleepier than it’s been for the past few weeks. All the big March releases have happened, and all the big April releases are weeks away. Thus, we have as our big March 31 title something called “Lovely Planet.” A demo for this was released all the way […]
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Linkle Has Arrived In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Hyrule Warriors Legends is finally out! It’s got all the action of the Wii U original, plus new characters like the already-popular genderflipped Linkle. Just be prepared to pay through the nose — this game has a Season Pass, plus you can only play it in 3D if you […]

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Start Pokken Around In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 17, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the Pokemon-Tekken arcade smash-up is finally coming to your living room, or at least it will be tomorrow: Pokken Tournament! Do what generations before you only dreamed of doing as you take direct control of Pokemon in battle, including the new Shadow Mewtwo! (Note: get the physical version instead; […]
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Blow Up Armies, Spaceships And Bunnies In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 10, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the third Fire Emblem Fates game has been made downloadable. The fortunate few who found the Limited Edition 3-in-1 cart already have this version. but the majority of consumers will be experiencing Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation as DLC. In Birthright you chose family; in Conquest you chose rebellion; in […]

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Highlights And Lowlights Of The New Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon March 3, 2016
A new Nintendo Direct broadcasted at 2 this afternoon. It delivered good and bad news for Super Mario Maker: the good is that we’re finally getting keys, and the bad is that they’re giving us an even WORSE version of Expert Mode called Super Expert Mode. I’m just going to have to accept now that […]
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Remakes Both Good And Bad In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 3, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is officially available as of tomorrow! Though it may not be the greatest Zelda of all time, it’s still a good game, and it’s the only one with Midna in it. If you can find the limited edition physical package with the […]