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Happy Homes And Extreme Exorcisms In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 24, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, things are rather quiet. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is the only major release of the week, and it’s also available at stores, which many prefer — especially since some versions come with the small New 3DS fans have been begging for. If you find that version, you’ll finally […]

Skylanders Get Supercharged In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 17, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, something completely free, presuming you already own Shovel Knight (and who doesn’t). The Plague Knight expansion is here, featuring a new playable character (Plague Knight), new relics, new systems, new boss battles, level tweaks and a new story! Don’t forget Shovel Knight will be coming out in physical disc […]


Tatsumi Kimishima To Succeed Iwata As Nintendo’s New President

by Peter Paltridgeon September 14, 2015
The search is over. After a couple months of speculation, Nintendo HQ in Japan has announced its next president, replacing the tragically departed Satoru Iwata: Tatsumi Kimishima. The news was broken by Bloomberg News late last night. Who’s Kimishima? He was head of Nintendo of America from 2002 to 2006, overseeing the successful launch of […]
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Make Some Mario In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 10, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, you might have heard of a little game-slash-creative tool called Super Mario Maker. It’ll be out tomorrow in physical form, but it can also be downloaded as well if you can’t find it anywhere. Personally, I prefer the actual physical item, especially since it comes with a book. Because […]

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Get A Bonus! In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon August 28, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Sin and Punishment has made the migration from ye olde Wii Shop Channel to the Nintendo eShop. This nonstop action shooter from Treasure has you jumping, flying and blasting through target-filled levels in a post-apocalyptic world. Originally developed for the Nintendo 64, the game was released in Japan with […]

Capcom Holding Weeklong Nintendo eShop Sale

by Peter Paltridgeon August 25, 2015
Heads up, cheapskates! This week only, Capcom is slashing the prices of most of its popular titles in the Nintendo eShop, and most of them are good games. If you don’t own them yet, now’s the time to experience at least one of them. The discount includes titles in the Monster Hunter, Resident Evil and […]

Nintendo Reveals Fall Schedule: Star Fox Release Date, Giant Yarn Yoshi And More

by Peter Paltridgeon August 24, 2015
Nintendo revealed its detailed fall schedule today, with release dates for every single one of their planned releases through this holiday season. We finally have a release date for Star Fox Zero (which we still know very little about, other than Fox will be able to turn his Arwing wings into legs and make his […]
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Holy Dodrio! Pokken Tournament Coming To Wii U!

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2015
Last year it was revealed Nintendo and Namco were teaming up to create a Poke-fied version of the Tekken series entitled Pokken Tournament. The fighter was originally announced to be an arcade exclusive, which let a lot of people down, but they perked back up after the restaurant chain Dave and Busters expressed interest in […]

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Gunstar Heroes Go 3D In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Sega has remastered the original Gunstar Heroes in the third dimension! One of the most pulse-pounding, reflex-heavy shooters in Genesis history and one of development studio Treasure’s most beloved games is now in 3D, and that’s not all! This version of the game supports a local wireless two-player mode, […]

Splatoon’s Next Splatfest Is Transformers Themed

by Peter Paltridgeon August 18, 2015
One of the big events in Nintendo’s Wii U shooter Splatoon is the Splatfest, where players take sides on a question of what they prefer and are divided into teams over one weekend based on their choices. So far, the first few Splatfests have featured choices like “Cats vs. Dogs” and “Hot Dogs Vs. Marshmallows.” […]