June 28, 2011

Xenoblade Chronicles Heading to Australia RumorWii

by Matthew Blundon - 5:33 pm PDT
Total comments: 7 Source:, Vooks

Xenoblade Chronicles may be headed to Australia as well as some other countries.

Earlier today we reported that Xenoblade Chronicles would be releasing in European territories on September 2. Now it appears as though the game will also see a release in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Russia on the same day.

The game will apparently release in those territories with... Read more...

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Recall in Austrailia 3DS

by Nicholas Bray - 5:33 pm PDT
Total comments: 9 Source:, (Vooks)

EB Games recalls the game due to save file issue.

Due to Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D being unable to wipe the save data from the game, EB Games Australia has put out a recall nation wide and will no longer be selling the game for the foreseeable future.

After checking with a local store for comment, the salesperson mentioned that the game... Read more...

Super Dodge Ball Delayed in Japan DSWii

by Matthew Blundon - 9:37 am PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source:, andriasang

The developer needs more time to fix bugs.

Initially scheduled for a release today, Miracle Kidz has announced that Super Dodge Ball will not be available today as expected. The reason for the delay is to fix bugs.

There is no word on when Super Dodge Ball will release now.


Iwata Asks: Xenoblade Chronicles Wii

by Matthew Blundon - 9:37 am PDT
Total comments: 2 Source:, Nintendo UK

Iwata talks to the developers of Xenoblade Chronicles about the game's story and soundtrack. 

Nintendo of Europe released a new Iwata Asks feature, this time geared towards the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles, slated for a September release in European territories.

In the interview, the executive director of Xenoblade Chronicles, Tetsuya Takahasi, explained the reasoning behind including 'Xeno'... Read more...

Iwata Asks: Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D 3DS

by Matthew Blundon - 9:36 am PDT
Total comments: 6 Source: Nintendo UK,

Iwata sits down and talks to the producer of Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D.

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D is due out in European territories this Friday, and to bring attention to Capcom's first Resident Evil game for the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo has released an Iwata Asks feature geared towards the title. The interview this time around is with the producer of the Resident Evil series, Masachika Kawata.


Release Date Announced for Xenoblade Chronicles Wii

by Matthew Blundon - 9:35 am PDT
Total comments: 6 Source:, Nintendo Greece

A limited edition package is also headed to Europe.

After having already been announced for a September release, Nintendo announced today that European gamers can enjoy Xenoblade Chronicles on September 2.

To celebrate the release of the game, Nintendo is even doing a limited edition package of the game that contains a red Classic Controller Pro.... Read more...

June 27, 2011

Club Nintendo Year Coming to a Close

by Matthew Blundon - 6:56 pm PDT
Total comments: 11 Source: Club Nintendo

Time is running out for you to use your coins! 

Club Nintendo members will have their statuses reset as the year ends once again.

After Thursday of this week, statuses will be reset, and depending on how long you have had your coins, some of them will expire.

Like with previous years, in order to qualify for the special reward for Elite Status members, members must have obtained 300 coins since last July to obtain the Gold level prize and 600 to secure the Platinum level prize.


Resident Evil: The Mercenaries Out Now in Australia 3DS

by Nicholas Bray - 6:34 pm PDT
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Another high profile game is available before its release date.

Reports have come in that Australian EB Games stores, have begun selling the new Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D already. This comes just days after retailers started selling the new Zelda game before its release date.

As of right now EB seem to be the only ones currently selling it, but that will likely change. The retailer is also selling the game at a reduced price of $55.95. The game was supposed to release on June 30, 2011.


State Senator Yee Not Backing Down Following Supreme Court Decision

by James Dawson - 6:28 pm PDT
Total comments: 10 Source:, (1up)

Yee's reaction to the Supreme Court's decision is far from one of defeat; instead, he hopes to reintroduce the law.

Today, June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court decided 7-2 against a California law that would prohibit the sale or rent of violent video games to children, as well as fine the retailer $1,000 for each offense. One of the law’s main proponents, California State Senator Leland Yee, voiced his disappointment in the ruling while also claiming that the fight is not yet over.


Cave Story 3D Delayed to Fall 2011 3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 12:39 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: (Press Release)

The 3D remake of Cave Story is coming this November.

Cave Story 3D, previously scheduled for an August release, isn't coming out until November 8 now.

Publisher NIS America says that the game is being delayed for additional improvements. It was first scheduled for a June release, and then was delayed to August.

Check out all of our impressions about the game, and our interview with Nicalis' Tyrone Rodriguez and Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya.

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