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August 31, 2014

Gone Home is Coming to the Wii U eShop WiiU

by Daan Koopman - 3:32 pm PDT
Total comments: 4 Source: Nintendo PR/Unite presentation

The indie hit is coming soon to the Wii U.

The indie hit Gone Home will be coming to the Wii U eShop in the fourth quarter of 2014. This is what Nintendo of America said at an Unite 2014 presentation and also confirmed it in a press release on Friday.

The title, developed by the Fullbright Company, was originally released almost one year... Read more...

Pokémon OR/AS Pre-Order Bonuses Annouced 3DS

by Becky Hollada - 2:49 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Serebii, Nintendo Everything

More posters and figurines to find wall and shelf space for.

Several pre-order bonuses for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have been announced for the different regions.

In the UK, Pokémon fans can pre-order special Steelbook editions of the Hoenn remakes from the Official Nintendo UK store which feature the game in a special metal case and comes... Read more...

Bayonetta 2 Releasing in North America on October 24 WiiU

by Curtis Bonds - 2:39 pm PDT
Total comments: 13 Source: Press Release

Europe still without an exact date.

Nintendo has announced that Bayonetta 2 will finally see release in North America on October 24.

"The game features over-the-top battles with wild weapons that take place in gorgeous set pieces" the press release states. "A new snake transformation lets Bayonetta better navigate underwater. The... Read more...

August 30, 2014

Hyrule Warriors DLC to be Sold on eShop WiiU

by Justin Berube - 6:01 pm PDT
Total comments: 9

Nintendo didn't completely turn to the dark side.

All of the previously announced Hyrule Warriors DLC will eventually be sold in the Nintendo eShop, including all retailer and Club Nintendo exclusive DLC. While there was no specific pricing revealed today, we were told further information would be announced in the future.

Currently Nintendo has... Read more...

Home Menu Themes Coming to 3DS 3DS

by Becky Hollada - 6:00 pm PDT
Total comments: 10 Source: CVG

Now your 3DS, case AND home menu can match!

New custom themes for the 3DS home menu will be coming in a new update set to arrive this October. These themes will be available for purchase in a new Themes Store, which will be added to the eShop menu.

Themes will be based off of currently available and upcoming Nintendo titles and will customize... Read more...

August 29, 2014

Two New Kirby Games Hit 3DS eShop Today 3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 1:00 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Press Release

The pair of new 3DS eShop games are based on the mini-games in Kirby: Triple Deluxe.

Kirby Fighters Deluxe and Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe are out now on the 3DS eShop in North America for $6.99 each.

The two games are expanded versions of the mini-games in Kirby: Triple Deluxe, which came out in May. Kirby Fighters Deluxe adds five new stages and a team battle mode to Smash Bros.-like... Read more...

NES Remix Coming to 3DS This Year WiiU3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 12:52 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: Press Release

Ultimate NES Remix will feature online leaderboards and much more.

Ultimate NES Remix, a new entry in the Wii U series NES Remix, is coming to 3DS in North America on December 5 and Europe on November 7. Additionally, the NES Remix Pack on Wii U is coming out the same day in North America.

The 3DS game, which will cost $29.99, will contain "quick-fire" challenges... Read more...

Super Smash Bros. Music CD Offer Announced 3DSWiiU

by Justin Berube - 12:38 pm PDT
Total comments: 17

It's a physical CD baby.

Club Nintendo members who register both the upcoming 3DS & Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros. will be sent a physical soundtrack for the games.

The soundtrack is called the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS & Wii U: Premium Sound Selection. The set will come with two discs, one red and... Read more...

Xenoblade Chronicles Coming to New 3DS Models 3DSWii

by Zack Kaplan - 6:48 am PDT
Total comments: 26 Source: Siliconera

The beloved Wii RPG is coming exclusively to the new and more powerful 3DS models.

A remake of Xenoblade Chronicles is coming to the New Nintendo 3DS models, announced this morning.

During a Japanese Nintendo Direct, it was stated that this this remake is only now possible with the upgraded CPU power of the New 3DS units, meaning that they won't be playable on the older 3DS,... Read more...

Amiibo Figures Now Up for Preorder WiiU

by Bryan Rose - 5:15 am PDT
Total comments: 11 Source: Press Release

The first dozen amiibo figures have been revealed.

The first dozen amiibo figurines have been detailed for pre-order.

Mario, Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, Villager and Wii Fit Trainer will be the first dozen figures made available. The first game to use the amiibo figures will be Super Smash Bros. for Wii... Read more...

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