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October 31, 2014

Amiibo Game Compatibility List Details Support for Mario Kart 8, Yoshi's Wooly World, More WiiU

by Alex Osborn - 6:40 am PDT
Total comments: 8 Source: Twitter (Lucas Thomas)

You may want to consider investing in a Peach amiibo, Mario Kart 8 fans.

The game compatibility list for Nintendo's lineup of amiibo figures has apparently been outed, revealing new information on which figures will work with Mario Kart 8.

According to a photo taken of a demo kiosk, the Mario, Peach, Yoshi and Donkey Kong figures will all be compatible with Nintendo's... Read more...

October 30, 2014

Minecraft-Esque Cube Creator 3D Coming to 3DS eShop Early Next Year 3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 12:17 pm PDT
Total comments: 3

A free demo will be available in December so you can test out Big John Games' Cube Creator 3D early.

Cube Creator 3D, a Minecraft-like game from developer Big John Games, is coming to the 3DS eShop early next year. In addition, a free demo will be out in December to give players a taste of the game before launch.

The demo version will include Creative Mode, allowing players to mess around and... Read more...

October 29, 2014

First Details of Nintendo's Quality of Life Platform Revealed

by Addison Webb - 7:56 pm PDT
Total comments: 8 Source: Nintendo Investor's Briefing 10-30-14, Nintendo Investor's Briefing 10-30-14

The company that has kept you from sleep for decades will now try to help you improve your sleep.

Nintendo has revealed the first details about the direction of Nintendo's new quality of life platform in today's Investor's Briefing.

The company announced that they have been working alongside ResMed, an American company that develops medical equipment to treat sleeping disorders, to develop... Read more...

Mario Kart 8, Smash Bros. 3DS, Tomodachi Life Sell Millions Worldwide 3DSWiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 6:55 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Nintendo

Nintendo unveils total sales for a few of their most recent games.

Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, and Tomodachi Life have all crossed the 3 million unit mark worldwide according to data from Nintendo's recent financial briefing.

Mario Kart 8, launching in late May, sold 3.49 million units worldwide as of the end of September, including 2.74 million... Read more...

Zelda Wii U, Star Fox Set for 2015 Release WiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 6:29 pm PDT
Total comments: 30

The pair of Nintendo games are part of a dozen games currently planned for Wii U in 2015.

The Legend of Zelda and Star Fox Wii U games are still set for a 2015 release according to a Nintendo financial results briefing.

The pair of games, both highlighted most recently at E3 2014, are part of 12 Wii U games coming from Nintendo in 2015. The other games include four games set for release in the first half of 2015, including Mario Maker, Splatoon, Yoshi's Woolly World, and Project Giant Robot. See below for the full list.

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Nintendo's Quarterly Financials Reveal Encouraging Increase in Wii U Sales 3DSWiiU

by Alex Osborn - 6:06 pm PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: Nintendo

The Big N's tablet-centric console is selling better, but will it be enough?

Nintendo has released its financial results for Q2 of its fiscal year, announcing that it sold 610,000 Wii U consoles during the period spanning July to September.

While this is figure is not nearly enough to propel Wii U sales high enough to reach its 3.6 million target by year's end, it is nearly... Read more...

Iwata Returning to Work After Recovering From Surgery

by Alex Osborn - 6:59 am PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Reuters

Nintendo's CEO is ready to hop in the saddle and get back to business!

Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata has announced he is returning to work after recovering from surgery.

Iwata stepped away from his duties back in June to have a tumor removed from his bile duct. According to the exec, he has lost weight but is feeling healthier.

The Nintendo boss has... Read more...

October 28, 2014

Zelda: Skyward Sword Statue Now Available for Pre-Order from First 4 Figures Wii

by Justin Berube - 10:17 pm PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: First 4 Figures

Their biggest statue yet!

Link on a Loftwing is now available for pre-order from First 4 Figures. The statue is the first in the Skyward Sword line, so those wishing to secure low production numbers throughout the series should order quickly as they are given out on a first come first served basis.

Link on a Loftwing also... Read more...

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U 8-Player Control Options Detailed WiiU

by Alex Osborn - 10:11 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: Nintendo

You and your friends may have to get creative.

Nintendo has revealed the full list of compatible control options for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U's recently unveiled 8-player mode.

In the event that players don't have 8 GameCube controllers lying around, the GamePad can be used as a control option as well; although it's worth noting that the... Read more...

Smash Bros. Poster Set Added to Club Nintendo WiiU3DS

by Justin Berube - 9:59 pm PDT
Total comments: 6 Source: Club Nintendo

Yes, a new physical reward is finally here.

A new Super Smash Bros. three-poster set has been added as a reward to the North American version of Club Nintendo for 700 Coins.

The poster set is based on the character artwork for Villager, Palutena, and Rosalina & Luma, all of which are newcomers to the Smash Bros. series.

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