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Spot the Differences! Review

Find the problems with the title and you will get a special medal....

by Daan Koopman - February 16, 2014

My Farm Review

No, this is not my farm and I don't want to have anything to do with this....

by Daan Koopman - February 7, 2014

REVIEW MINI: Super Mario Bros. Deluxe Review Mini

Many years later, Super Mario Bros. Deluxe is still an enjoyable journey from beginning to end. ...

by Daan Koopman - February 4, 2014

Cocoto Alien Brick Breaker Review

In the emptiness of space, no one can hear you shou... I mean, shoot!...

by Daan Koopman - January 27, 2014

Cocoto Magic Circus 2 Review

While somewhat simple, it is not bad to spend some money on this digital shooting gallery....

by Daan Koopman - January 22, 2014

Bike Rider DX2: Galaxy Review

Stuck in a universe where the best eShop title is saved for last!...

by Daan Koopman - December 27, 2013

Wii Sports Club: Golf Review

I am totally going to golf the night away!...

by Daan Koopman - December 23, 2013

Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove 3D Review

Halloween may be over, but the Ghostly Groove lasts forever... in 3D....

by Daan Koopman - November 7, 2013

Wii Sports Club: Bowling Review

Bowling never felt more complete than right here and now....

by Daan Koopman - November 4, 2013

Wii Sports Club: Tennis Review

We are going to party like it is 2006 in this joint!...

by Daan Koopman - November 4, 2013

Snow Moto Racing 3D Review

Racing through the snow is just one snow mobile away....

by Daan Koopman - October 28, 2013

AiRace Speed Review

Exploring passageways was never this fast and furious!...

by Daan Koopman - September 24, 2013

Art Academy: SketchPad Review

Willing to create art? We welcome you to your new jam!...

by Daan Koopman - August 8, 2013

SteamWorld Dig Review

A totally unexpected love letter to bold concepts....

by Daan Koopman - August 8, 2013

Urban Trial Freestyle Review

If you are in it for the long haul, please be prepared for a quick halt....

by Daan Koopman - June 28, 2013

Crash City Mayhem Review

Get into your crazy vehicle of choice and enjoy this arcadey ride of madness....

by Daan Koopman - May 27, 2013

The Starship Damrey Review

A game filled with frustrating mechanics and hilarious robots....

by Justin Baker - May 22, 2013

Othello Review

If you want Othello, you are getting exactly what you want....

by Daan Koopman - May 13, 2013

Kung Fu Rabbit Review

A bunny hop into a sweet and short adorable adventure on your Wii U....

by Daan Koopman - May 2, 2013

Splash or Crash Review

Time to plop down those bucks or leave a sinking ship?...

by Daan Koopman - March 5, 2013

Coaster Creator 3D Review

Has its ups and downs....

by Zack Kaplan - March 1, 2013

3D Game Collection Review

A collection of games? Sure. Playable in 3D? Not so much....

by Daan Koopman - January 24, 2013

Puyo Puyo Mini Version Review

Better than the demo? Yes. A worthwhile experience? Far from it....

by Daan Koopman - November 17, 2012

Bookstore Dream Review

Is Bookstore Dream a tycoon contender, or gameplay nightmare?...

by Ariel Ruff - September 29, 2012

Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH! Review

Unfortunately not a hole in one, but a birdie is good too, right?...

by Daan Koopman - March 8, 2012

Theatrhythm Curtain Call, Mega Man, Castlevania Invade the eShop in Japan

It’s another extremely solid week on the download front in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - April 23, 2014

Donkey Kong Land 2, Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest and More Hit the eShop in Japan

It’s a Virtual Console smorgasbord on the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - April 16, 2014

INTERVIEW: Interview with Prismatic Games on Hex Heroes

We talk to the studio behind this Wii U RTS now on Kickstarter....

by Aaron Brown - April 16, 2014

New Theatrhythm Curtain Call Demo, Adventures of Lolo Hit eShop in Japan

Two additional songs for the upcoming Theatrhythm Final Fantasy and some VC love arrive today....

by Danny Bivens - April 10, 2014

Donkey Kong Land, GBA Titles Flood the eShop in Japan This Week

Tons of downloads, including a free to play title from Sega, are coming to Nintendo platforms!...

by Danny Bivens - April 2, 2014

INTERVIEW: Ittle Dew Interview with Ludosity's Joel Nyström

Joel talks speedrunning, jokes, and features in this Ittle Dew focused interview....

by Aaron Brown and Neal Ronaghan - March 31, 2014

Final Fantasy V, New Love Plus + Hit the eShop in Japan

Check out the wide variety of new games ranging from farming to dating out in Japan this week!...

by Danny Bivens - March 28, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/19/2014)

Hello new Sega 3D Classic!...

by Danny Bivens - March 19, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/12/2014)

Tactics Ogre and the latest Pokémon puzzler join the likes of digital manga and Arc System Works games....

by Danny Bivens - March 12, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/05/2014)

Bird Mania Christmas 3D arrives just in time for the holidays in Japan...oh, wait......

by Danny Bivens - March 5, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/26/2014)

Dig up fossils and then fight on your 3DS...or something......

by Danny Bivens - February 26, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/19/2014)

Final Fantasy makes everything better....

by Danny Bivens - February 19, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/12/2014)

It's a Final Fantasy (again) and Zelda week in Japan. ...

by Danny Bivens - February 12, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/05/2014)

Square Enix is the master of releasing RPGs on the eShop...in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - February 5, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/29/2014)

Say hello to more non-Nintendo platform Virtual Console games on Wii U....

by Danny Bivens - January 29, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/22/2014)

Pokémon Bank lives another day on the eShop. ...

by Danny Bivens - January 22, 2014

CONTEST: Europe: Score Yourself A Copy Of BEYBLADE: Evolution

UPDATE: The winners are known!...

by Daan Koopman - January 19, 2014

NWR's Favorite 2013 Games From Japan: Danny's Respectable Half Of This List

Danny delivers verdicts on grappling hooks, monsters and beautiful settings....

by Danny Bivens - January 15, 2014

NWR's Favorite 2013 Games From Japan: Daan's List Of What Makes Japan Unique

Daan brings game selling dogs, adorable ghosts and funny Mii people to our attention!...

by Daan Koopman - January 15, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/15/2014)

The doctor is in the house, and he recommends a dose of Game Gear and Famicom....

by Danny Bivens - January 15, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/08/2014)

Final Fantasy, Kirby, and more kick of 2014 on the eShop in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - January 9, 2014

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/25/2013)

The eShop brings the Christmas cheer with Pokémon Bank, PC Engine, and MSX games....

by Danny Bivens - December 25, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/18/2013)

Square Enix offers some cool VC titles and Sega gives gamers the next entry in their 3D classic series this week....

by Danny Bivens - December 18, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/11/2013)

A wild Game Boy game, Monster Hunter Frontier G and even Final Fantasy II (Famicom) all make appearances on the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - December 12, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/04/2013)

Another busy week with Gaist Crusher, Bravely Default: For the Sequel, Dragon Quest X: Version 2, Mega Man Xtreme, and more!...

by Danny Bivens - December 4, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/27/2013)

How about a side of space simulation with your Hatsune Miku?...

by Danny Bivens - November 27, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/20/2013)

Mario, Ogre Battle, and even a new Picross e title appear this week on the eShop!...

by Danny Bivens - November 20, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/13/2013)

How about some old school RPGs and Mighty Switch Force with your Band Brothers?...

by Danny Bivens - November 13, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/06/2013)

Tons of free goodies, including entry into the Monster Hunter Frontier G beta test, hit the eShop this week!...

by Danny Bivens - November 6, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/30/2013)

Wii Sports Club cometh....

by Danny Bivens - October 30, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/23/2013)

This week is all about Sega, Nintendo and Capcom....

by Danny Bivens - October 25, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/16/2013)

Rayman Legends makes it to the Wii U in Japan this week thanks to Nintendo....

by Danny Bivens - October 17, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/09/2013)

Gotta catch 'em all one more time....

by Danny Bivens - October 9, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/02/2013)

Hello free Jam with the Band P music making application....

by Danny Bivens - October 3, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/25/2013)

Mama, Mickey, Mega Man, Link and more collide on the eShop this week. ...

by Danny Bivens - September 25, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/18/2013)

'Twas the day before the Tokyo Game Show......

by Danny Bivens - September 19, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/11/2013)

Fighting robots from the Famicom and Monster Hunter burst their way onto the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - September 12, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/04/2013)

Get ready for more digital manga than Iwata can shake a banana at. ...

by Danny Bivens - September 5, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/28/2013)

Japanese gamers can finally enter Double Fine's Cave....

by Danny Bivens - August 28, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/21/2013)

Are you ready for a Super Famicom text based adventure game from 1999?...

by Danny Bivens - August 21, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/14/2013)

Even on summer break, Nintendo delivers a few new titles this week....

by Danny Bivens - August 14, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/07/2013)

Sales, Sega offerings, Hulu for 3DS and Denpa Men 3 are just a select few bits of content available on the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - August 7, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/31/2013)

Game Freak lets us all know what you get when you cross Solitaire and horse racing....

by Danny Bivens - August 3, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/24/2013)

This week is all about communication tools...with a few games mixed in....

by Danny Bivens - July 24, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/17/2013)

The Year of Luigi continues along with a side of nuts and milk....

by Danny Bivens - July 17, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/10/2013)

Bit.Trip Saga finally makes it to 3DS in Japan and Pikmin 3 looks to help save the Wii U....

by Danny Bivens - July 12, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/03/2013)

Chibi Robo in da house, yo!...

by Danny Bivens - July 4, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/26/2013)

Final Fantasy VI, Secret of Mana and Mario Tennis (GBC) all arrive on the same day!...

by Danny Bivens - June 27, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/19/2013)

A Famicom Konami fighter, sumo, Super Mario Kart and revitalized Japanese classics permeate the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - June 20, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/12/2013)

Tons of E3 goodness, a new Picross and a surprisingly good shooter (3DS) hit the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - June 12, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/05/2013)

This teddy bear is alive and wants to be your friend......

by Danny Bivens - June 5, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/29/2013)

Level-5 sale, ahoy! Oh, and a wild 3D Altered Beast appears!...

by Danny Bivens - May 30, 2013

Kickstarter Watch: The Hand of Panda

Inspired by the brick-breaking martial arts minigames of old fighting games, the project has shifted to Nintendo platforms....

by Carmine Red - May 28, 2013

INTERVIEW: Interview With Gunman Clive Developer Bertil Hörberg

Bertil talks about his start in the game industry and eShop development....

by Aaron Edwards - May 28, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/22/2013)

Gunman Clive finally makes it to Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - May 22, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/15/2013)

Super Metroid, 3D Sonic, Baseball and more VC sales are definitely a thing on the eShop this week!...

by Danny Bivens - May 16, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/08/2013)

Virtual Console ahoy!...

by Danny Bivens - May 8, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/01/2013)

Two straight weeks with Wii U downloadable, non-retail releases? A first for Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - May 1, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/24/2013)

Pokémon, a Gunpei Yokoi/Sakamoto detective game, Art of Balance Touch and more!...

by Danny Bivens - April 26, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/17/2013)

Pimp dat Pokémon....

by Danny Bivens - April 17, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/10/2013)

My dad is a professional dry cleaner....

by Danny Bivens - April 10, 2013

Gunman Clive: Review Revisit

We weigh in on the January release as a group....

by Justin Berube, Nicholas Bray, J.P. Corbran, David Egolf, Andy Goergen, James Jones, Zack Kaplan, Dave Mellert, Neal Ronaghan, and Guillaume Veillette - April 5, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/03/2013)

Kunio-kun, Fire Emblem, Tails and My Deco-Rainbow Wedding bring the heat this week on the eShop. ...

by Danny Bivens - April 3, 2013

BLOG: Embracing the Digital Future on the 3DS

How many full games have you downloaded digitally on 3DS and Wii U?...

by Neal Ronaghan - April 1, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/27/2013)

An action-packed week with Wario, motorbikes and spaceships!...

by Daan Koopman - March 29, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/19/2013)

Who can say no to 30-yen Mother 2 and insect tanks?...

by Danny Bivens - March 19, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/13/2013)

Level-5 puts on the first Guild02 title while dinosaur pets, Game & Wario, and more permeate the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - March 13, 2013

BLOG: Coaster Creator 3D Exclusive QR Codes

Ride some virtual coasters courtesy of your friends at NWR....

by Zack Kaplan - March 8, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/06/2013)

Revelations goes digital, Goemon and Kunio-kun return, a wild "Happy Ocean" appears, and Wii Karaoke U is back in full force this week in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - March 6, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/27/2013)

The first Wii U downloadable title and Zelda highlight the eShop releases in Japan this week....

by Danny Bivens - February 27, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/20/2013)

Welcome to the Wii U GamePad, Fire Emblem!...

by Danny Bivens - February 20, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/13/2013)

If you like "kuso ge-," the game that coined the term, Ikki, along with Ghosts'n Goblins and more are available now in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - February 13, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/06/2013)

Double Dragon, Miracle Mask Plus, some Game Gear love, and a slew of videos hit the eShop in Japan this week. ...

by Danny Bivens - February 6, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/30/2013)

Tons of retail games, a skateboarding cat simulator, a cheating boyfriend crime scene game, and more craziness hit the eShop in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - January 30, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/23/2013)

Nintendo Direct is in the house, but there are also a few other cool releases this week!...

by Danny Bivens - January 26, 2013

Independent Thoughts: How Indie Developers Feel About The Wii U eShop

It certainly isn't WiiWare, but do independent developers feel any differently about Nintendo's latest digital storefront?  ...

by Tyler Ohlew - January 20, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/16/2013)

A skimpy week, but a wild VC game and Wii U demo appear!...

by Danny Bivens - January 15, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/09/2013)

HAL Pinball (non-Kirby related), Metal Max, and even top eShop lists from Nintendo hit the service today!...

by Danny Bivens - January 10, 2013

BLOG: A Tale of Tanks and Wii U DLC

With the first DLC hitting the Wii U eShop in Japan, I raise some questions....

by Daan Koopman - January 5, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/02/2013)

Akemashite Omedetō! Super Mario Bros 3 for the Famicom helps bring in the new year in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - January 2, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/26/2012)

Free tanks, Space Harrier 3D, Milon's Secret Castle, Famicom Wars and more 3DS retail games hit the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - December 28, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/19/2012)

Care to take a dip with birds in 3D?...

by Danny Bivens - December 19, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/12/2012)

Mega Man games are 20 percent off, e-books are a thing on the 3DS, and Dragon Quest X gets a card battler this week!...

by Danny Bivens - December 13, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/06/2012)

The much anticipated (right?) music service, Reco Choku, older retail titles, and more hit the 3DS eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - December 6, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/29/2012)

A handful of retail games turn downloadable, some classic Famicom titles appear, and there's even some more Mario DLC love this week....

by Danny Bivens - November 29, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/21/2012)

More Guild 01 love, Pac-Man, and an eShop game (singular) is on sale!...

by Danny Bivens - November 21, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/14/2012)

Mega Man, Suda 51, Sonic Drift with local multiplayer, a Naruto demo, and more on the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - November 14, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/07/2012)

A Miyamoto handheld title, Puyo Puyo, and some Pokémon love are all included in this week's eShop update in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - November 7, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/31/2012)

Crashmo is in da house, yo!...

by Danny Bivens - October 31, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/24/2012)

AKB48+Me, Picross, Animal Crossing and a skyscraper building puzzle game all make appearances this week....

by Danny Bivens - October 25, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/17/2012)

There's lots to love for fans of old school Famicom games. Oh yeah, and an EX Troopers demo. ...

by Danny Bivens - October 19, 2012

NWR Staff 3DS Playtime Round Three

What has your NWR Staff been playing on their 3DSes?...

by Neal Ronaghan - October 17, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/10/2012)

AKB48 owns your soul... but Konami and Arc System Works try to give you other options....

by Danny Bivens - October 10, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/03/2012)

A few Chotto Nintendo Direct vids along with Mario Golf (GBC), Dig Dug and a falconry simulator make for a great week in downloads....

by Danny Bivens - October 3, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/26/2012)

TGS 2012 hits the 3DS in a big way this week...as does Denpa Ningen 2, Mega Man 3, and more!...

by Danny Bivens - September 27, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/19/2012)

I'll wreck your Denpa tomato princess mini golf party!...

by Danny Bivens - September 20, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/12/2012)

Nintendo's brave isn't very default in Japan this week....

by Danny Bivens - September 12, 2012

ROUNDTABLE: Predictions for Sept. 13 Wii U Event

The entire NWR staff predict Wii U price, date, pack-ins and other possible megatons!...

by Patrick Barnett, Justin Berube, Danny Bivens, Nicholas Bray, James Charlton, Michael Cole, James Dawson, Mike Gamin, Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, Tyler Ohlew, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Ariel Ruff, and Minoru Yamaizumi - September 8, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/05/2012)

The spirtual predecessor to Link's Awakening, Game Freak's rhythm game and more hit the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - September 5, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/29/2012)

Nintendo Direct is back, complete with giving the eShop more videos and demos. ...

by Danny Bivens - August 30, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/22/2012)

After a week off, the eShop is back in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - August 25, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/08/2012)

If you wear a primary colored suit to work, prepare to be thrown....

by Danny Bivens - August 9, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo, The App Poacher

A counterpoint to Zach Miller's Brief Affair...

by Andy Goergen - August 8, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/01/2012)

Dragon Quest, Bravely Default, Fire Emblem and even Kunio-kun make an appearance this week in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - August 1, 2012

BLOG: The 3DS Download Card Mark-Up Absurdity

How in the world can digital copies cost retailers more than packaged copies?...

by Danny Bivens - July 28, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/25/2012)

There's not much in terms of content, so the demo for Level-5's Time Travelers is highlighted this week....

by Danny Bivens - July 27, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/18/2012)

It's a great week for men made of rocks, monsters in your pocket and videos of epic quests and short bits of training. ...

by Danny Bivens and Daan Koopman - July 19, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/11/2012)

Get a look at some challenge stages for the upcoming Kirby's Dream Collection and more!...

by Danny Bivens - July 11, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/04/2012)

Monster Hunter 4 and Kirby are a huge focus on the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - July 5, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/27/2012)

Taiko Drum Master, Etrian Odyssey, and Bravely Default demos, Nintendo Direct videos and more!...

by Danny Bivens - June 28, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/20/2012)

R.I.P. SpotPass TV....

by Danny Bivens - June 20, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/13/2012)

Baku baku baku baku? ...

by Danny Bivens - June 13, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/06/2012)

E3/Nintendo Direct Edition....

by Danny Bivens - June 9, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/30/2012)

Theatrhythm DLC, Shifting World Demo, a few video previews and AlphaDream's first retail release all hit this week....

by Danny Bivens - May 30, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/23/2012)

Another Kirby game, a video about Guild 01, and Itsu no Ma ni Terebi evolves... kinda....

by Danny Bivens - May 23, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/16/2012)

Learn how to play tennis and then relax on a boat ride in the rivers of Tokyo....

by Danny Bivens - May 16, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/09/2012)

Two words: Cosplay salon....

by Danny Bivens - May 9, 2012

BLOG: The Sad State of Virtual Console on 3DS in North America

Remember when we had almost a new Game Boy release on eShop every week? Yea, me neither....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 4, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (05/02/2012)

People can get a free taste of Kingdom Hearts and Wario is back on the Virtual Console....

by Danny Bivens - May 2, 2012

INTERVIEW: Talking eShop with Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham

The Mutant Mudds developer talks about Renegade Kid's upcoming games, the dismal state of retail games, and the possibility of Moon and Dementium sequels....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 26, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/25/2012)

Nintendo Direct, April edition! Also, Fire Emblem DLC Characters and the 3DS firmware update!...

by Danny Bivens - April 26, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/18/2012)

3D Air Hockey is possibly the most 'interesting' thing about this week....

by Daan Koopman - April 18, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/11/2012)

Fire Emblem video madness, Tumblepop, and a downloadable cart racer appear on the eShop....

by Danny Bivens - April 11, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (04/04/2012)

A new demo, Wario, and more content arrive this week in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - April 4, 2012

NWR Staff 3DS Playtime Round Two

Six months ago, we checked in on what our staffers were playing. Now, what are our top five played games after a year with the 3DS?...

by Neal Ronaghan - April 3, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/28/2012)

The second Bravely Default demo is here!...

by Danny Bivens - March 30, 2012

BLOG: A Frightening Virtual Console Realization

In which I stomp my feet and demand Wario Land and Kirby's Block Ball....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 28, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/21/2012)

Are you in need of a beautiful clock?...

by Danny Bivens - March 22, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/14/2012)

Game Gear a go-go, baby!...

by Danny Bivens - March 14, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/07/2012)

Goemon, Pit, and DLC all appear this week in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - March 7, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/29/2012)

Metroid, more 3D streaming videos, and another Square Enix demo arrive this week....

by Danny Bivens - March 1, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/22/21012)

Nintendo Direct brings the goods....

by Danny Bivens - February 23, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/15/2012)

Kirby, nintendogs, DLC + cats all show up this week....

by Danny Bivens - February 15, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/08/2012)

Do we really need another old school Kid Icarus on the 3DS?...

by Danny Bivens - February 8, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/01/2012)

A demo for the 999 sequel, a Theatrhythm demo, and Punch-Out!! all arrive on the same day....

by Danny Bivens - February 1, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: SPD Groups, Retro Studios, Intelligent Systems, and the Rest

Outside of EAD, what is going on with Nintendo's developers?...

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/25/2012)

Can the real Kunio-kun please stand up?...

by Danny Bivens - January 25, 2012

The Year in Review: 2011: Far, Far Too Many 3DS Games

J.P. barely acknowledged the existence of the Wii in 2012, really overcompensated with the 3DS....

by J.P. Corbran - January 21, 2012

The Year in Review: 2011: James D. Plays a lot of Ports in 2011

The story of how I spent hours of my life in 2011, playing Xevious, TwinBee, Zelda II, and VVVVVV....

by James Dawson - January 21, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/18/2012)

Kid Icarus and Oira Jaja Maru are in the house!!!...

by Danny Bivens - January 18, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/11/2012)

What's in store for 3DS owners this week?...

by Danny Bivens - January 11, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (01/05/2012)

What does the first eShop update of 2012 have in store for Japan?...

by Danny Bivens - January 5, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/28/2011)

More games, demos and additional content arrive to make you all jealous....

by Danny Bivens - December 28, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/21/2011)

Kid Icarus and a new messaging system for the 3DS are available now in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - December 21, 2011

Know Your Game Boy Advance Ambassador Games

Want to know more about the 10 free games you might be getting?...

by Lauren Ronaghan - December 14, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/14/2011)

Wario Land arrives on the 3DS Virtual Console!...

by Danny Bivens - December 14, 2011

BLOG: Comments on Nintendo's Q1 2012 Release List

Three Wii games, a 3DS game, and oh man, look at that eShop list!...

by Neal Ronaghan - December 13, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/07/2011)

3DS demos, Game Boy games, and more hit the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - December 7, 2011

GUIDE: StreetPass Mii Plaza Find Mii Hats

The new update gave us a lot of new hats. Help us finish the list....

by Aaron Kaluszka and Neal Ronaghan - December 6, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/30/2011)

Streaming 3D videos not your thing? Now you can go on a 3D date with Itsu no Ma ni Terebi!...

by Danny Bivens - November 30, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/22/2011)

The eShop updates a day early in Japan this week....

by Danny Bivens - November 22, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/16/2011)

Look inside for impressions on the latest Nintendo-made 3DS download game....

by Danny Bivens - November 16, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/09/2011)

It's a slow week for the eShop in Japan, but there is light at the end of the tunnel....

by Danny Bivens - November 10, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/02/2011)

Video content, Virtual Console, and what in the world is Takeyariman?!...

by Danny Bivens - November 2, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/26/2011)

Kirby, 3DS downloadable games, and tons of video content appear in the Japan eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - October 26, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/19/2011)

The Game Boy Color is in the house this week!...

by Danny Bivens - October 19, 2011

BLOG: Nintendo World Report Declares New 'Catrap Day' Holiday

Come celebrate overlooked old games with us!...

by Neal Ronaghan - October 13, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/12/2011)

Mario is in the eHouse and we have hands on impressions with Hiku Osu....

by Danny Bivens - October 12, 2011

NWR Staff 3DS Playtime

What games are getting the most love by the NWR staff?...

by Neal Ronaghan - October 7, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (10/05/2011)

Submarines, puzzlers, and idols, oh my!...

by Danny Bivens - October 5, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/28/2011)

Link and Samus are available on the same day this week in the eShop....

by Danny Bivens - September 28, 2011

Japan eShop Round-up (09/21/2011)

This week, one game was scheduled, but never delivered. (UPDATE)...

by Danny Bivens - September 21, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/14/2011)

A conspiracy behind the removal of bikini sumo matches (for females) and hands on with the recently released Picture Lives! come to you this week....

by Danny Bivens - September 14, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (09/07/2011)

A new first party 3DS Downloadable title, pool, and idols in bikinis this week on the eShop!...

by Danny Bivens - September 7, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/31/2011)

3DS Ambassador titles and more arrive this week!...

by Danny Bivens - August 31, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/24/2011)

Find out about more games that you won't get on the eShop in your territory!...

by Danny Bivens - August 24, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/17/2011)

The eShop is on summer vacation in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - August 17, 2011

BLOG: Letter From The Director: The Bright Future of the 3DS

The headline was written optimistically, but I stand by the claim....

by Neal Ronaghan - August 12, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/10/2011)

TwinBee, Card Hero, and a new Game Center CX appear this week....

by Danny Bivens - August 10, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (08/03/2011)

Idols, VC games, and more this week on the eShop in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - August 3, 2011

BLOG: Breaking Down the 3DS Ambassador Program

At the end of it all, you paid $80 more for 20 free games. Is it worth it?...

by Neal Ronaghan - July 28, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/27/2011)

Picross, Dr. Mario and more join the ranks of downloadable titles in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - July 28, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/20/2011)

Virtual Console and 3DS download games arrive this week in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - July 20, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/13/2011)

A new 3D Classic and video service land in Japan this week....

by Danny Bivens - July 13, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/06/2011)

A 3D Classic is teased, an old classic arrives on the VC, and more video content abounds in Japan. ...

by Danny Bivens - July 6, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/29/2011)

The Virtual Console and video content are still going strong in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - June 29, 2011

INTERVIEW: Nintendo Interview with Marc Franklin

Our E3 2011 interview goes over Nintendo's Wii U plans....

by Aaron Kaluszka, Neal Ronaghan, and Jared Rosenberg - June 25, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/22/2011)

The eShop gets two new Virtual Console games and more video content in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - June 22, 2011

BLOG: Letter From The Director: E3'd

These will be weekly, I swear....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 20, 2011

Streaming Video Content on the Japan eShop

The first batch of streaming videos hit the eShop in Japan....

by Danny Bivens - June 17, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/15/2011)

The eShop is just over a week old, here is the latest selection from Japan....

by Danny Bivens - June 15, 2011

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/07/2011)

The eShop arrived in Japan with tons of games, videos, and a 3D Classic Xevious. ...

by Danny Bivens - June 13, 2011

How To Transfer Your DSiWare Games To Your 3DS

Perplexed? Wonder no more....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 7, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Neal's Predictions

My big money prediction? F-Zero 3DS from Nd Cube....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 2, 2011

3DS Owner's Manual

If you're deciding to get a 3DS, or you just got one and have questions, we're here to help!...

by Karl Castaneda and James Jones - April 16, 2011

THE FAMICAST: Episode 34 - THE WRONG FORMAT

Miss the latest live Famicast? The Famicrew has you covered!...

by Danny Bivens and James Charlton - April 1, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Episode 33 - THREE YEARS IN JAPAN

Here's to three years of Fami-filled fun, this time the busty anime babes are included!...

by Danny Bivens, Ty Shughart, and Matt Walker - February 27, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Episode 32: KIRBY GAIDEN

Kirby, ninjas and kappas invade the Famicast!...

by Danny Bivens and Ty Shughart - January 31, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Episode 31: ATTACK BIKE

Send out the holidays the right way with titans, bikes and KFC!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, and Ty Shughart - December 28, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 30: CHIBICAST

A small dose of Japan comes your way just in time for the (American) Thanksgiving weekend....

by Danny Bivens and Ty Shughart - November 29, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 29: A LINK TO THE FUTURE

Chris Houlihan gives his nod of approval to the latest Famicast....

by Danny Bivens and Ty Shughart - October 31, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 28: TGS 2013 - FOR THE FUTURE

The Famicrew talks about the few and the proud Nintendo titles that appeared at TGS 2013, the future of the Famicast and more!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, and Ty Shughart - September 27, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 27: EVENTURE TIME

We are all going to seperate places, but we meet at the crossroads with the coolest cast around!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, and Ty Shughart - August 31, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: eShop Interview Extravaganza

Daan sits down with a number of indie eShop developers in this special mega-episode!...

by Justin Baker, Daan Koopman, and Scott Thompson - August 19, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 96: Guys in Tiny Body Suits

We're talking eShop eShop eShop on this week's show!...

by Justin Baker, Patrick Barnett, James Dawson, Daan Koopman, Neal Ronaghan, and Mike Sklens - August 4, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 26: FAMI-FEST

Join the chaps for revelations, discussions and the warriors of competitive gaming....

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, and Ty Shughart - July 28, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 25: LIVE FROM JAPAN

Miss the live show last week? The Famicrew has you covered!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - July 7, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 24: NAGOSHI MEETS PUNKS

Are you locked and loaded for a three hour Famicast? We sure are!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - May 29, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 23: GAME CAT

A healthy dose of cats and vidya games come together nicely to create the latest episode of the Famicast....

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - April 30, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 22: NOMI-CLAP

There is no party like the ones filled with games!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - March 29, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 21: HOST FAIL

When PlayStation and Nintendo clash with one another, you get the 21st episode of your favorite Pod from Japan... Something like that....

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - February 27, 2013

THE FAMICAST: Episode 19: CANICHIWA MINI-SAN

When a year gives you a ton of games, you play them. Simple as that....

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, and Ty Shughart - December 29, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 18: BRAVELY DIRECT

In this time bending episode, everything ends in flux!...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, Matt Walker, and Minoru Yamaizumi - November 30, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 15-2: FAMIQUEST DIRECT

From the creators of Famicast 15: the sequel you've all been waiting for. Probably....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Matt Walker, and Minoru Yamaizumi - September 4, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Connectibites News Digest: August 29, 2012

It's a Nintendo Direct extravaganza....

by Patrick Barnett and Daan Koopman - August 29, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Connectibites News Digest: August 3, 2012

Wii U and 3DS news is in plenty for this weeks Connectibites News Digest....

by Patrick Barnett and Ariel Ruff - August 3, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 14: OBJECTION TO ENGRISH

Danny hosts his first Famicast. Are there any objections?...

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, and Minoru Yamaizumi - July 27, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 297: Hippy Shows

Jon is gone. Jonny is gone. Billy is here. James is in charge. What could go wrong?...

by Billy Berghammer, James Jones, and Guillaume Veillette - July 8, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 11: LET'S GET GOLDEN!

April's Nintendo Direct in Japan slowly transforms into a week of gold....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, and Minoru Yamaizumi - April 27, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 10: STREETPASS TENGOKU

FAMICREW ASSEMBLE!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, Matt Walker, and Minoru Yamaizumi - March 29, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 20: It's Broken

We hope you like the 3DS, because this show is laced with it....

by Patrick Barnett, Andy Goergen, Zachary Miller, and Neal Ronaghan - February 4, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 8: SAMURAI PIZZA THIEF

STOP THIEF! That guy's stylishly roller-skating away with an expensive cheese and tomato pizza!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Daan Koopman - January 25, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 18: Demo

Interested in Connectivity but don't want to throw down the cash for it? Try this demo episode!...

by Patrick Barnett, Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - January 21, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 7: ANNUAL GIFT MAN APPROACHES

The whole crew (plus one extra) assemble for an super-extended episode to ring in the new year!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, and Matt Walker - December 16, 2011

NEWSCAST: Episode 57: Denouement

Newscast for you and Newscast for all!...

by J.P. Corbran, Andy Goergen, and Zachary Miller - June 18, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 233: Don't Try Too Hard

When I think about you, I teach myself....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - February 27, 2011

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