April 1, 2015

Boxboy Coming to America Tomorrow 3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 4:32 pm PDT
Total comments: 5

Enjoy this delightful 3DS eShop game on April 2.

Boxboy, from noted Kirby developer HAL Laboratory, is coming out on the 3DS eShop in North America and Europe on April 2.

Originally announced and released in Japan earlier in the year, Boxboy puts you in control of Qbby, a cute little box who can create boxes in his image to solve puzzles and move around.


Amiibo Tap Coming Soon WiiU

by Bryan Rose - 4:10 pm PDT
Total comments: 1

Will allow you to swipe Amiibos for Virtual Console demos.

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Hits is coming to the Wii U.

This app allows player to tap Amiibo figures into their GamePads (via NFC) which allows them to play a variety of "highlighted scenes" from Super NES and NES titles. No Amiibo will be assigned to one specific game, it's all random. For... Read more...

Fire Emblem 3DS Coming 2016 3DS

by Donald Theriault - 4:05 pm PDT
Total comments: 5 Source: Nintendo Direct

Wait a bit longer to take out your blade.

New details for the unnamed Fire Emblem game were released in the Nintendo Direct, including a 2016 release date.

The game will allow you to create the min character as either gender, and sets them up as born in one of two warring races but raised by the other. One side will be for new players while the other is for Fire Emblem veterans and focuses on changing the group from within.


Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. to Receive Update 3DS

by Justin Berube - 4:03 pm PDT
Total comments: 2

Those slow aliens are about to get a bit more speedy.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will be receiving an update in the near future that will speed up enemy turns.

On the traditional 3DS units the update will speed up enemy turns by approximately two times the normal speed. Those playing on New Nintendo 3DS systems will be able to enjoy getting about a three times normal speed boost.


N64, DS Games Coming to Wii U Virtual Console WiiU

by Bryan Rose - 3:58 pm PDT
Total comments: 23 Source: Nintendo Direct

Yoshi's Island DS and Super Mario 64 will be out imminently.

It was confirmed today that Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS games will be coming to the Wii U Virtual Console.

DS games will be structured differently based on game. Nintendo 64 games will feature different control schemes as well as rumble features.

Super Mario 64 and Yoshi's Island DS will be available after the broadcast ends.


Next Mario Kart 8 DLC Coming in Late April WiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 3:53 pm PDT
Total comments: 9

And a whole new update will add a 200CC mode as well.

A new 200CC mode is coming to Mario Kart 8 alongside the new Animal Crossing-themed Mario Kart 8 DLC pack, which is due out on April 23. While the Animal Crossing pack will be $7.99 if you didn't buy the bundle last year, the new 200CC mode is a free update that adds more speed than ever before.

The...

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Announced 3DS

by - 3:51 pm PDT
Total comments: 8

Amiibo cards will be used in the upcoming title.

A new Animal Crossing title, subtitled Happy Home Designer, will be coming to the 3DS with emphasis on home design and the introduction of Amiibo cards.

No chores will be in the upcoming title. Instead, you'll be in charges of designing houses for neighbors that fit their tastes. Players will... Read more...

A Pair of New 3DS StreetPass Games Coming Soon 3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 3:39 pm PDT
Total comments: 4

Ultimate Angler and Battle Ground Z will bring the StreetPass noise.

A pair of new StreetPass games are coming to 3DS on April 16 alongside the new StreetPass Mii Plaza Premium.

Ultimate Angler has your Mii visting new StreetPass Islands and collecting bait to get new fish. In total, you can catch over 150 fish, including several legendary monsters. The other game... Read more...

Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem Lives WiiU

by Donald Theriault - 3:38 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Nintendo Direct

We know, we're shocked too.

After over two years away, Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem is confirmed to be in active development.

The video shown in the Nintendo Direct shows a modern Tokyo that has access to a fantasy world where the characters of Fire Emblem live.

No release date was given for the game.


Fatal Frame Getting Localized WiiU

by Donald Theriault - 3:29 pm PDT
Total comments: 7 Source: Nintendo Direct

No Operation Hell Frozen Rainfall required

Nintendo announced the localization of Fatal Frame in today's Nintendo Direct.

The game features use of the Wii U Gamepad as a camera, and will come out this fall after its October 2014 Japan release.



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