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December 30, 2013

Capcom Confirms New Ace Attorney and Other Titles In Development for Next Year

by Tom Malina - 1:38 am PST
Total comments: 8 Source: Destructoid, http://www.destructoid.com/capcom-hints-at-new-ace...

Phoenix Wright leads the way in Capcom's plans for 2014.

A new instalment in the Ace Attorney franchise is one of several key games currently in development at Capcom, according to a recent group interview with the Japanese giant's senior directors and producers.

Takeshi Yamazaki, who directed Nintendo 3DS title Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies,... Read more...

December 27, 2013

High Nintendo Network Traffic Causes Pokemon Bank Delays 3DSWiiU

by Becky Hollada - 10:48 am PST
Total comments: 16 Source: http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answer..., (Nintendo)

Popularity proves too much for Nintendo.

The December 27 launch of the Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter applications has officially been postponed by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company according to a support message citing high volumes of traffic on the Nintendo Network as the cause. Both applications have also been pulled from Japan’s eShop for similar reasons and no new launch date for the software has been provided as of yet.

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December 26, 2013

Nintendo Downloads - December 26, 2013 3DSWiiU

by James Dawson - 9:25 pm PST
Total comments: 1

Make an appointment with Dr. Luigi in this week's Nintendo Downloads.

This week the Year of Luigi continues with the release of Dr. Luigi on the Wii U. We also have a few other unique titles, such as CastleStorm and Cubit The Hardcore Platformer Robot, as well as a couple of Virtual Console titles.

Wii U and 3DS eShop Sales

Ubisoft Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Sale - 30 percent off select Ubisoft Wii U and 3DS titles from now until December 31

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Zelda Returns in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U 3DSWiiU

by Tom Malina - 4:23 am PST
Total comments: 18 Source: Smash Bros., http://www.smashbros.com/en-uk/characters/zelda.ht...

The princess is back - and is it possible that she could bring a Phantom into battle?

Princess Zelda has been confirmed as a returning veteran fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

Having been playable in both Melee and Brawl, the Hyrulian damsel retains her design from Twilight Princess, as opposed to the more recent Skyward Sword. 

Among... Read more...

December 20, 2013

Download Play App, Ability to Upload Content to YouTube Comes to Band Brothers P 3DS

by Danny Bivens - 9:07 pm PST
Total comments: 3

Additional functionality get!

Daigasso! Band Brothers P, the rhythm game that was released last month in Japan on the Nintendo 3DS, is set to receive a continued support and updates in the coming months, Iwata revealed at the latest Nintendo Direct in Japan. Following the Direct, users were able to upload musical creations to... Read more...

December 19, 2013

Two New Australian Club Nintendo Rewards

by Andrew Brown - 9:57 pm PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: http://club.nintendo.com.au, (Club Nintendo Australia)

Nintendo Australia ends the year with some new goodies up for grabs.

UPDATE: The coin is already apparently sold out and no longer appears on the Club Nintendo site. We've contacted Nintendo Australia for details.

Two new items have just been added to the Australian Club Nintendo rewards catalogue. Hopefully you've been saving up those stars!

The first item... Read more...

Nintendo Downloads - December 19, 2013 WiiU3DS

by James Dawson - 8:14 pm PST
Total comments: 4

This week we have two more Sega 3D remasters, as well as a few original eShop titles. 

Yet again, we have two new Sega 3D remaster titles this week. But for those that would rather not revisit their childhood, there's Banana Bliss: Jungle Puzzles and Knytt Underground to keep them satisfied.

Wii U eShop Sales

Little Inferno - $4.99, December 19 to January 2

3DS eShop Games

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New Characters Revealed for Theatrhythm: Curtain Call, Demo Available Now in Japan 3DS

by Danny Bivens - 7:22 pm PST
Total comments: 1 Source: http://www.jp.square-enix.com/t_ffcc/, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Website

New school Final Fantasy representin'!

New characters are to appear in the upcoming Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call for the Nintendo 3DS, Square Enix mentioned on their official website for the game and Iwata revealed during the most recent Nintendo Direct in Japan. The characters and character variations revealed at the event... Read more...

Puyo Puyo Tetris Dated in Japan 3DSWiiU

by Danny Bivens - 1:21 pm PST
Total comments: 3

Get your puzzle on with this new offering from Sega this February.

Puyo Puyo Tetris is set to release on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U in Japan on February 6 for 5,229 yen as both a physical and downloadable title, Nintendo revealed at the latest Nintendo Direct in Japan. 

The game is a mash up of the both Tetris and Puyo Puyo and allows gamers to play competitively... Read more...

December 18, 2013

TurboGrafx-16 and MSX Titles are Getting Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console Releases in Japan WiiU3DS

by Zack Kaplan - 2:32 pm PST
Total comments: 6 Source: http://www.nintendo.co.jp/, Nintendo Official Website

Now can we please get some N64 games on the Wii U Virtual Console?

TurboGrafx-16 (known as PC Engine in Japan) and MSX games are getting Virtual Console releases in Japan.

The Wii U will be receiving Bonk's Adventure (TurboGrafx-16),for 600 yen and Parodius (MSX) for 800 yen. The Nintendo 3DS is set to get China Warrior and Gradius (both TurboGrafx-16 titles) for 600 yen. All of these games are being released on December 25.

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Mario Kart 8 Brings Rosalina and Baby Characters WiiU

by Zack Kaplan - 7:06 am PST
Total comments: 10 Source: Nintendo Direct

Babies can drive?!?

Rosalina and the baby versions of several Mario characters will be playable in Mario Kart 8.

New footage of Mario Kart 8 was shown at today's Nintendo Direct, revealing new characters along with new tracks. The new tracks included an airport, a desert, and one that is described as "high in the clouds." Racers will drive many vehicles in this new installment, including UFOs.

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Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Out March 28 in Europe 3DS

by Tom Malina - 7:06 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: Nintendo Direct

Puzzle-solving and court antics are just over three months away.

Franchise crossover game Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will launch in Europe on March 28, 2014 for Nintendo 3DS.

The title sees Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright drawn together by a girl named Espella, who is accused of witchcraft, forcing the pair to solve the mysteries of... Read more...

Celebi Promotion Hitting Pokémon Bank 3DS

by Alex Culafi - 7:03 am PST
Discuss in talkback!

Early bird gets the Celebi.

Celebi will be given away to Pokémon X and Y players who use the Pokémon Bank application by September 30, 2014.

Pokémon Bank, as well as sister application Poké Transporter, release in North America on December 27.

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New Chibi-Robo! Photo Finder Details, Coming to NA January 9 3DS

by Justin Baker - 7:03 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: (Nintendo)

Use real photos to help out your favorite little robot.

Chibi-Robo! Photo Finder on 3DS will feature the ability to take photos of real world objects that fit certain profiles required within the game. After finding items that are the correct shape, they can be saved in the game's museum.

The game will be releasing in North America on January 9, and a free eShop demo will be made available at the same time.

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Bravely Default Demo Hitting North American eShop Next Month 3DS

by Alex Culafi - 6:46 am PST
Total comments: 3

JRPG goodness in the palm of your hands.

Bravely Default is receiving an eShop demo in North America next month, as reported by the latest Nintendo Direct.

Bravely Default is available now in Australia, Europe, and Japan, and will be available in North America on February 7.

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Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Diorama Coming to Club Nintendo  3DS

by Justin Berube - 6:42 am PST
Total comments: 12

Finally, some Club Nintendo love for the Year of Luigi.

A Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Diorama is coming to Club Nintendo in North America and Europe in honor of The Year of Luigi.

The reward is priced at 1500 coins.

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Rosalina and Luma Playable in Next Super Smash Bros. WiiU3DS

by Tom Malina - 6:42 am PST
Total comments: 29 Source: Nintendo Direct

The Galaxy princess and her star sidekick join the fight.

Rosalina and Luma, major characters in the Super Mario Galaxy series, have been announced as a playable fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U.

This space-based double act will work together during battles, much like the Ice Climbers from previous Smash Bros. titles. Rosalina... Read more...

NES Remix Announced, Available Now WiiU

by Alex Culafi - 6:37 am PST
Total comments: 25

Go download it!

NES Remix, a new downloadable eShop game, is now available on Wii U in North America and Europe.

The game features several NES games remixed to include new challenges as well as challenges featuring other NES characters, presented in a rapid-fire format similar to WarioWare. The stages themselves are pulled directly from their original games, and presented in new ways.

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Dr. Luigi Coming to the Wii U eShop WiiU

by Zack Kaplan - 6:30 am PST
Total comments: 17 Source: Nintendo Direct

The Year of Luigi continues on with a new eShop game.

Dr. Luigi, a new downloadable title from Nintendo, is coming to the Wii U eShop. Acting as a new entry in the popular Dr. Mario puzzle series, Dr. Luigi will have many challenges to complete as well as online multiplayer.

The game uses L shaped capsules and is being made easier for newcomers, though the challenge level can be changed for more experienced players. The game will also be playable using just the Wii U GamePad. 

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Wii Sports Club: Golf Available Now, New Features Included WiiU

by Justin Baker - 6:29 am PST
Total comments: 9 Source: (Nintendo)

Finally the GamePad lives up to its initial reveal!

Wii Sports Club: Golf will be available today for Wii U. 

The game has the added ability to use the GamePad as a second screen showing the ball on the ground while swinging, similar to the golf tech demo shown for the system in the past.

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