Posts Tagged ‘nintendo’

Next Nintendo Direct Covers Xenoblade Chronicles X

by Peter Paltridgeon April 23, 2015
Nintendo has announced that a new Nintendo Direct will be broadcasting tomorrow, and this one will be all about Xenoblade Chronicles X. Xenoblade Chronicles X is the sequel to the criticially praised JRPG from Monolith Soft which was released for the Wii in 2010. The game’s English version was almost a European exclusive, but fan […]

Donkey Kong Is Here In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 16, 2015
This week in the Nintendo eShop, a longstanding hole in the N64 Virtual Console library has finally been filled: Donkey Kong 64 is officially available once again. Marvel at the game’s epic scale, laugh at the greatest instruction manual ever created (go to the save state screen and hit ZL to read it) and try […]


Splatoon Presents: Ten Squid Facts

by Peter Paltridgeon April 14, 2015
Nintendo’s ink shooter Splatoon is now closer to release than it has ever been, but not as close as it will be next week. To keep the air of anticipation heavy, Nintendo mailed out a mass E-mail to the press today that contained ten facts about squid. April 14, 2015 In advance of the launch […]

Touch Yoshi, Wario, Shulk And More In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 9, 2015
This week in the Nintendo e-shop, the long-awaited handheld rerelease of Xenoblade Chronicles is finally here. If you have a New 3DS, this amazing game should be a no-brainer for you. Two Nintendo DS games, Yoshi Touch & Go and WarioWare: Touched, have now been added to Virtual Console. You can also get Xenoblade menu […]


Box Boy, Mario 64, AVGN And More In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 2, 2015
Some of the titles showcased in yesterday’s Nintendo Direct are available today, like Box Boy, the charming platformer/puzzle hybrid from HAL Labs. The debut of Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS games on Wii U begins this week with the legendary Mario 64 and the slightly notorious Yoshi’s Island DS. Several eShop titles are on sale […]

April’s Nintendo Direct Was Full Of Bob-Ombshells

by Peter Paltridgeon April 1, 2015
Nintendo has just finished broadcasting their first Nintendo Direct in nearly four months, and boy, does this spring feel packed now. A boatload of new releases will be hitting in just the coming month alone. First, let’s get this out of the way: there was no answer to the biggest question everybody has right now, […]


Play Splatoon Early At WonderCon

by Peter Paltridgeon April 1, 2015
Nintendo will be hosting an interactive exhibit during WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center from April 3 to April 5, featuring the first publicly playable exhibition of the hotly anticipated squid shooter Splatoon. Be the first to face off against your friends in this ink-spraying, quick-swimming action title. But that’s not all! Nintendo’s booth will […]

New Nintendo Direct Will Broadcast On April 1

by Peter Paltridgeon March 31, 2015
Now that the anticipated open-world Zelda has been pushed to 2016, what plans does Nintendo have to cover the gap? We may find out tomorrow, as the company has announced a new Nintendo Direct will be streamed live on April 1 at 3 PM Pacific, 6 PM Eastern. It has been almost four months since […]


Wii U Zelda Officially Delayed into 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon March 27, 2015
A short one-minute video went up on Nintendo’s YouTube channel this afternoon that was subsequently posted to Miiverse. It was simply Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma against a white background. I had a bad feeling about it the moment I clicked it. Sure enough, just as my spider-sense indicated, Aonuma explained that the new open-world format […]

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Tour Orchestrates Pokemon Medleys

by Peter Paltridgeon March 26, 2015
If you think the Lavender Town music sounds creepy now, just wait’ll you hear it performed by a full-piece orchestra. Similar to the Mario and Zelda-themed concerts it’s put on before, Nintendo (in conjunction with The Pokemon Company and Princeton Entertainment) is now touring an orchestral concert filled with music from Pokemon. Every game in […]