August 20, 2014

Hyrule Warriors Might Have Starred Female Link

by Andrew Brown - 7:12 am PDT
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If you thought the game had too many girls already, how do you feel now?

Early development artwork for Hyrule Warriors shows a proposed female version of Link.

The revelation comes in the official art book that was included with the Treasure Box version of the game, released only in Japan. The Japanese text calls this version of the character "Rinkuru" rather than the usual "Rinku," which would equate to Linkle.


August 19, 2014

Thorium Wars: Attack of the Skyfighter Coming to 3DS eShop on August 28 3DS

by Clay Johnson - 2:18 pm PDT
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Big John Games' second 3DS release of the summer will soon let players take the fight to the Thorions once more.

Thorium Wars: Attack of the Skyfighter is set for a release on the 3DS eShop on August 28 with a $7.99 price tag. The game follows hot on the heels of developer Big John Games' last release, July's well-received Strike Force Foxx.

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Yo-Kai Watch Coming to the West Next Year 3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 1:20 pm PDT
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The wildly successful Japanese 3DS RPG is making the jump to other regions in 2015.

Yo-Kai Watch, a 3DS RPG from Level-5, is releasing in North America and Europe in 2015 according to Level-5 President Akihiro Hino in a Japanese interview.

He said that they have been looking into launching the series, which also includes a toy line, anime, and manga, in other regions. Level-5 is planning to launch the Yo-Kai Watch series globally in 2015, and are even working with a large toy manufacturer.


First 4 Figures Sword Kirby Statue Up For Pre-Order

by Justin Berube - 12:23 pm PDT
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He's American angry!

First 4 Figures has just opened up pre-orders for their new Sword Kirby statue. Sword Kirby is the first release in the recently-announced Kirby line, so low edition numbers will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Nintendo Fans 'Don't Buy Assassin's Creed' According to Ubisoft CEO WiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 11:48 am PDT
Total comments: 17 Source: Game Informer

Watch Dogs is still set to hit Wii U, but it will be the "only mature game" Ubisoft releases on the system.

Nintendo fans aren't buying Assassin's Creed games according to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot.

"It’s very simple. What we see is that Nintendo customers don’t buy Assassin’s Creed," Guillemot told Game Informer. "Last year, we sold in very small numbers. What we see is that they are very interested in Just Dance, very interested by other kinds of games."


Online Multiplayer Confirmed for Fantasy Life in the West 3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 10:55 am PDT
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The Level 5-developed 3DS RPG will let you team up with two other players online.

Both online and local multiplayer are coming to the North American and European versions of Fantasy Life when it hits 3DS later this year.

Players can adventure with two other players locally or online. For online, players will be able to communicate using a text chat system. Multiplayer isn't a separate mode; it is a part of the main game.


Non-Marvel Disney Infinity Starter Pack Announced WiiU

by Becky Hollada - 1:07 am PDT
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For those who want a little less Hulk in their Disney.

On November 4, Disney Infinity 2.0 will see a Disney-themed Toy Box Starter Pack. This set will come a little over a month after its Marvel Super Heroes counterpart and will feature a set of non-Marvel themed figures and power discs for use in the Toy Box only.

This starter pack will be available for all major consoles on release day for $59.99 and will include all of the following:


Big Hero 6's Hiro and Baymax Get Disney Infinity Figures WiiU

by Becky Hollada - 1:04 am PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: Infinity Inquirer

A first look at the characters teased on the box art.

Pictures of Disney Infinity figurines for Hiro and Baymax, the two main characters from Disney's Big Hero 6 have been leaked. While these two characters were teased in the intro and on the box art for the Disney Originals side of 2.0, this is the first time photos of their actual figures have come to light.


August 17, 2014

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Limited Edition Bundle Announced for Europe 3DS

by Daan Koopman - 5:35 pm PDT
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Europeans get a shiny new Nintendo 3DS to experience the title!

European players will be able to experience all the Super Smash Bros. action on a brand new Nintendo 3DS XL announced Nintendo of Europe.

The Nintendo 3DS XL is red and has a special Super Smash Bros. motif on the front. This limited edition system comes with a copy of the highly anticipated title, so that you can start playing right away.


August 16, 2014

First 4 Figures Acquires Kirby License, Teases Upcoming Statue

by Justin Berube - 2:19 pm PDT
Total comments: 5 Source: First 4 Figures Facebook Page

Kirby fans will soon have some expensive merchandise to save up for.

First 4 Figures has acquired the official license to manufacture statues based on the Kirby series of games. The first statue in the line, Sword Kirby, has been teased and will go up for pre-order this coming Tuesday on the manufacture's website. Low edition numbers will be given out on a first-come first-serve basis.

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