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February 26, 2015

Nintendo Download - Febuary 26, 2015 3DSDSWiiU

by Bryan Rose - 7:30 pm PST
Total comments: 8

The Download's gone bananas.

After a few weeks of lackluster Virtual Console additions, this week is a different story. Nintendo has gone ape, releasing 3 Virtual Console titles for both the Wii U and 3DS! All three SNES Donkey Kong Country games arrive today for the Wii U while all 3 Donkey Kong Land games are landing on the... Read more...

Walmart Exclusive Amiibo Announced WiiU

by Justin Berube - 12:20 pm PST
Total comments: 3

Will soon be as valuable as gold.

The Super Mario Amiibo Gold Edition will be exclusively available at 3,000 Walmart locations in the U.S. on March 20.

The special Gold Edition Mario Amiibo will function exactly the same as the Super Smash Bros. series and Super Mario series Mario Amiibo figures.

Walmart’s website had the Gold Edition Super Mario Amiibo up for pre-order multiple times today, but it sold out quickly on every occasion it was available.

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Nintendo Announces PAX East Lineup WiiU3DS

by Alex Osborn - 6:30 am PST
Total comments: 2 Source: Nintendo

Splatoon is coming to Boston!

Nintendo has announced that it will be bringing a playable demo of Splatoon to PAX East.

In addition, the company will have New 3DS XL units available for attendees to try out, as well as a playable build of Intelligent Systems' upcoming strategy game Code Name S.T.E.A.M.

"We love giving our... Read more...

February 24, 2015

Nintendo Slashes the Price of Three Smash Bros. Amiibo WiiU3DS

by Alex Osborn - 9:00 pm PST
Total comments: 5 Source: Nintendo

Still need a Yoshi? Now you can pick one up for under ten bucks!

Nintendo has dropped the price of three amiibo from its lineup of available Super Smash Bros. figurines.

Starting now, gamers can pick up Yoshi, Donkey Kong, and Princess Peach for just $9.99 a pop, which is a few bucks cheaper than the standard $12.99 price tag.

All three of these amiibo... Read more...

February 22, 2015

Zelda Producer Says Tingle Is Not Gay

by Alex Osborn - 1:38 pm PST
Total comments: 19 Source: Kotaku

This odd little elf is quite the character.

Tingle, the polarizing elf that has appeared in a handful of The Legend of Zelda games, is not gay, series producer Eiji Aonuma has confirmed.

"He's not gay. He's just an odd person," he told Kotaku.

Aonuma also discussed the creation of the character, noting that he wanted Tingle to look... Read more...

PC and Mobile Developer Simogo Teasing Wii U Development WiiU

by Daan Koopman - 1:04 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Simogo Twitter

The Swedish developing duo may be branching out to Nintendo's hardware.

Simon Flesser and Magnus Gardebäck, better known as developer Simogo, appears to be teasing a project for Wii U. On the company's official Twitter, the pair posted a picture of the GamePad's Wii U logo.

Flesser has spoken multiple times about potentially developing on Nintendo platforms, but... Read more...

Xenoblade Chronicles Cover Plates Coming to Japan 3DS

by Daan Koopman - 12:59 pm PST
Total comments: 4 Source: NCL Twitter

New Nintendo 3DS gets another colorful option added to its roster!

NCL has announced plans for special cover plates, which will be released alongside Xenoblade Chronicles 3D in Japan.

The New Nintendo 3DS covers have a glossy look and bright red color to boot. The set features the well known Monado blade, which plays a key roll in Xenoblade Chronicles. To underline this weapon's strength, the covers also have a single line of text, which reads: "Power of Monado."

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February 21, 2015

Sales of Mario Party Series Surpass 39 Million WiiU

by Alex Osborn - 1:20 pm PST
Total comments: 6 Source: Nintendo

And that number is only going to grow next month!

Global sales of the Mario Party franchise have surpassed 39 million copies, Nintendo has announced.

"Mario Party 10 is the first Wii U instalment in the revered Mario Party series, which since its debut – Mario Party – on Nintendo 64 in 1999 has sold over 39.6 million copies globally," the company said in a post on its website.

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February 19, 2015

Rodea the Sky Soldier Coming to North America, Europe on Wii U, 3DS WiiWiiU3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 7:53 pm PST
Total comments: 8

NIS America is bringing over the air-focused action game from Yuji Naka's Prope studio. UPDATE: Wii version might be coming, too.

UPDATE: According to a NIS America representative, the company wants to include the Wii version as a pack-in with the Wii U version (like the Japanese version), but cannot confirm right now. The original story is presented below:

Rodea the Sky Soldier, set for release in April in Japan, is making... Read more...

Nintendo Download - February 19, 2015 WiiU3DSDS

by Bryan Rose - 6:19 pm PST
Discuss in talkback!

The latest offerings from the Pokemon and Kirby series headline this week!

This week, Kirby arrives to the Wii U in his latest adventure, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. You’ll be hearing more from us regarding that game in due time. Meanwhile, Pokemon Shuffle is out on 3DS as a free to play title. I’ve had fun with the game so far, but be aware of transactions that it... Read more...

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