August 31, 2011

Sega Reveals Developers Behind Thor, Captain America 3DS 3DS

by Pedro Hernandez - 11:43 pm PDT
Total comments: 3

And the people responsible for Thor and Captain America's 3DS debut are...

Sega announced the developers behind the upcoming Thor and Captain America video games for the 3DS are the same as those behind the Wii versions.

Thor: God of Thunder was developed by Red Fly Studio, known for games such as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II and Ghostbusters II: The Video Game for the Wii and PlayStation 2. Captain America: Super Soldier was created by High Voltage, best known for their Conduit games.


New 3DS Colour Launching in Australia 3DS

by Nicholas Bray - 6:03 pm PDT
Total comments: 1

The new flame red colour is on its way.

Nintendo Australia has announced that they will be launching the new flame red colour for the Nintendo 3DS on September 22nd, 2011.

Nintendo Australia have also confirmed that both Super Mario 3D Land, and Mario Kart 7 will be arriving in Australia for the holiday season.


NES Ambassador Games Slowly Rolling Out in North America

by Neal Ronaghan - 7:01 am PDT
Total comments: 77

Check your 3DS. You might have some free games waiting to be downloaded.

The 10 NES Ambassador games, revealed yesterday, are becoming available in North America today. However, it appears they might be slowly rolling out throughout the day.

The method for downloading the games is unfortunately obtuse. You have to go to the Settings/Other menu, and then sort through... Read more...

Ambassador Program Goes Live in Japan 3DS

by Danny Bivens - 1:53 am PDT
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Gamers in Japan can download their Famicom ambassador titles a day early. 

The Famicom titles for the Nintendo Ambassador program are currently available for download in Japan. Originally set to be released on September 1, the titles have made a surprise appearance on the eShop a day early.

There are ten classic Famicom titles available in Japan including the likes... Read more...

August 30, 2011

Game & Watch Collection 2 Heading to Australian Club Nintendo DS

by Matthew Blundon - 4:37 pm PDT
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The second Game & Watch Collection for the Nintendo DS has been rated by the Australian Classification Board. 

Over the weekend, a listing for Game & Watch Collection 2 was added to the Australian Classification Board website, suggesting a possible release for the Nintendo DS game in Australia. 

The second collection, which contains Octopus and Parachute, is already available in North America and Japan through Club Nintendo. 


Sega's Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure Announced 3DS

by Karlie Yeung - 4:36 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: (Press Release)

The quirky 3DS rhythm title makes its way to Western shores in 2012.

Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure for Nintendo 3DS has been announced for North America and Europe, with a release date of early 2012.

The game, previously announced for Japan, is a new rhythm adventure title with puzzle elements. You need to use the touch screen and gyro controls to keep... Read more...

Professor Layton's London Life Not Included in European Version of Next Game DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 11:19 am PDT
Total comments: 10 Source:

Nintendo of America finally earns some good will.

Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call ('the Last Specter' in North America) will not include Professor Layton's London Life, the Brownie Brown-developed RPG that was a lengthy post-game bonus in the 2009 Japan release.

Yesterday, Nintendo of America confirmed that London Life would be unlocked from the start in the North American release of the game.


WWE All Stars Coming to 3DS in November Wii3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 8:55 am PDT
Total comments: 4 Source: (Press Release)

It came out on consoles, and now it's in 3D, brother.

WWE All Stars is coming to 3DS on November 22, the same day that WWE '12 hits Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.

It will be a 3D-enhanced port of the game that originally came out on home consoles in March. WWE All Stars on 3DS will also include two modes and 13 characters that were only available as downloadable content for the 360 and PS3 versions.


Excitebots: Trick Racing to be Released in Japan as a Club Nintendo Reward Wii3DS

by Matthew Blundon - 7:25 am PDT
Total comments: 15 Source:, andriasang

Nintendo finally decides to bring Excitebots: Trick Racing outside of North America. 

Excitebots: Trick Racing is coming to Japan more than two years after its original release in North America.

Excitebots: Trick Racing, releasing in Japan under the name, "Excite Mou-Machine," will not see a retail release in Japan but rather be available to Nintendo fans through Club Nintendo. Wii owners can redeem 1,000 stars for a copy of the game.


Full Lineup of NES Ambassador Games Revealed 3DS

by Pedro Hernandez - 3:00 am PDT
Total comments: 35 Source: (Nintendo),

In addition to the previously known games, five more have been revealed for the first time.

Update: Nintendo of America confirmed the list of North American games over Twitter, substituting the similar NES Open Tournament Golf for Mario Open Golf.

Nintendo has revealed the ten NES games players can download as part of the 3DS's Ambassador program.

The first five games have been previously...

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