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Wii U, 3DS Add NES Classics, Runner2 This Week
It's another sorta “meh” week on the Nintendo front as both the Wii U and 3DS are slated to get a couple of games each, none of which are likely to get your pulse racing with anticipation. An NES classic here, an eShop title there, and a sale for Runner2
Gardening Mama 2 Coming To 3DS This Spring
Having trouble with your green thumb? Don't worry, Mama fix. Majesco Entertainment has announced that everyone's favorite parental unit, Gardening Mama will be making a triumphant return to the great outdoors in Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends, set to hit the Nintendo 3DS sometime this April.
Professor Layton's Final Journey Headlines Nintendo Weekly Releases
This week’s Nintendo update is what I would refer to as “A’ight.” There’s not a lot on offer here, but at least there are a couple of smaller titles, a sale on Knytt Underground, a new game for the Virtual Console on both the Wii U and 3DS and, most importantly, a new adventure starring everybody’s favorite top hat aficionado, Professor Layton.
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Launches On Wii U
Frosty gorillas, droplets of water and the life of inconsequential RPG NPCs are all on display in this week's Nintendo update, bringing the likes of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze to the Wii U and games like Quell Reflection and Weapon Shop de Omasse to the 3DS.
Pokemon X And Y: Mythical Pokemon Diancie Will Be Added Soon
Pokemon X and Y players will soon have a new Pokemon to add to their collection. Diancie is a Mythical Pokemon with both Rock and Fairy characteristics.
Bravely Default Leads The Charge For Nintendo Releases This Week
After weeks upon weeks of slim releases and less-than-exciting Virtual Console updates, Nintendo fans can finally enjoy a nice, solid lineup of new content on both the Wii U and 3DS. We’re not looking at a gangbuster week or anything but, after such slim pickings as of late, I suppose even a little meat on the bones looks mouthwatering at this point.
Zelda: Four Swords Free In Weekly Nintendo Update
It’s a good week to be a Zelda fan, as a new (old) game from the series arrives on the Wii U Virtual console this week and a new (old) game gets released free of charge for a limited time on the Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo Not Making Mini-Game Apps For Smartphones
If you were hoping to get a small taste of upcoming Wii U or 3DS games on your iPhone or Android, you're in for a not-so-surprising awakening: Nintendo isn't down with that.
Nintendo Bringing Wii U, 3DS Demos To Mobile Devices?
Nintendo may finally make a foray into mobile gaming. A new report published today suggests that they'll be releasing demos of their games through Android or iOS devices.
Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Trailer Features Kraven, Electro
Beenox has released the first full trailer for their Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game. The 80-second trailer reveals that Spidey will encounter both Kraven and Electro in the game.
Castlevania 2 Questing On Nintendo Virtual Console This Week
The weekly Nintendo eShop update is once again lacking in content during a slow early 2014 ramp-up, but at least we’ve got an entry from the whip-crackingest franchise in games history to enjoy on both the Wii U and 3DS. Get ready for some classic Castlevania goodness as Simon Belmont pays a visit to the Living Castle.
My Family Is Suddenly Full Of Gamers
The face of gaming and its “core audience” is changing, something that has been no better demonstrated to me than by my recent trip to visit the family this holiday season.
Nintendo eShop Offers Super Punch-Out, Dr. Luigi
For those of you gaming on Nintendo consoles, a handful of new games arrive this week on the Wii U and 3DS, alongside a handful of sales to help get you into the New Year.
Mighty No. 9 Female Hero Call's Final Appearance Revealed
Comcept has revealed the first official art for Call, the female playable character in Mighty No. 9. Call's look was chosen by a community vote on nine potential designs.
Best RPG Of 2013: The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Adventuring across the countryside to save the kingdom, utilizing familiar tools to tackle puzzles and dungeons and charging up my sword to take out multiple enemies at once. Yep, it's good to be in Hyrule again. But more than being just another Zelda game, Link Between Worlds manages to mix plenty of new elements with some old favorites, crafting a finely-tuned RPG experience that felt reminiscent of genre greats, while boldly pushing forward into new territory at the same time.