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March 31, 2014

Vote for the First Mega Man to Release in Mega May 3DS

by Aaron R. Brown - 9:59 pm PDT
Total comments: 9 Source: Capcom Unity

There can be only one.

A poll is being held for users to vote for which Mega Man game they want to be released first on the North American 3DS Virtual Console during Mega May.

The choices consist of:

Mega Man II Mega Man III Mega Man IV Mega Man V Mega Man Xtreme Mega Man Xtreme 2

Voting ends April 14 at 10 A.M. PT. The winning title will release on May 1, 2014, with the remaining games releasing each Thursday thereafter.

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Google Maps Allowing Users to Catch Pokémon

by Josh Max - 2:47 pm PDT
Total comments: 11 Source: Google

For a limited time you can become a real Pokémon Master.

It was announced by Google that iOS and Android users who use Google Maps will be able to scour the world in search of Pokémon. The application updated earlier today and was accompanied by an April Fool's video on the Google Maps website, however, users will actually be able to catch the elusive Pocket Monsters in a small way.

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Hover: Revolt of Gamers Bringing Parkour Racing to Wii U Switch

by Kimberly Keller - 4:39 am PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: Fusty Game Facebook

A new trailer showcases some of the insane moves.

Hover: Revolt of Gamers will release digitally in late 2014 for the Wii U and other platforms. French indie studio Fusty Game also revealed a trailer for the alpha version of the new parkour game.

The first-person racing game takes place in a futuristic world where players run against each other... Read more...

March 30, 2014

Sega Classic Steel Empire Returns to America 3DS

by Kimberly Keller - 10:11 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Starfish SD Facebook

Get ready to defend your 16-bit world in glorious 3D.

Steel Empire, a Sega Genesis shooter from 1992, will be released on the 3DS eShop this summer in America. The game is set to release soon in Japan, with no word on other regions.

After news of a Japanese release date surfaced, Starfish-SD responded to a user comment on their Facebook page, stating... Read more...

March 29, 2014

Child of Light and Watch Dogs Coming to PAX East WiiU

by Alex Culafi - 7:34 pm PDT
Total comments: 4 Source: Press Release

Even if Nintendo isn't.

Child of Light and Watch Dogs will be featured demos at PAX East, running in Boston, Massachusetts from April 11 to April 13 this year.

Between the two demos, the turn-based RPG Child of Light will be the only one playable at the show, though specific playable platforms have not been announced. Watch Dogs, meanwhile, will have a brand new hands-off demo as well as the opportunity to receive a T-shirt upon pre-ordering on-site.

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English Screenshots of Tomodachi Collection Have Surfaced 3DS

by Justin Baker - 1:09 am PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Tiny Cartridge

An official announcement may not be far off.

New English screenshots for Tomodachi Collection have been found embedded in a survey by NOE, after talk in the Wall Street Journal a month ago indicating that it may be coming to the West. There are also reports of Spanish and French screenshots.

After its initial release on the 3DS last year,... Read more...

March 28, 2014

GBA Virtual Console Games on Wii U Feature Original Manuals, No Multiplayer

by Justin Baker - 9:57 pm PDT
Total comments: 13 Source: GoNintendo

You can check out scanned manuals for next month's slate of GBA Virtual Console games.

Nintendo is including scanned versions of the original instruction manuals from the GBA games on the Wii U Virtual Console in Japan. It's not clear if this is also the case in North America and Europe.

Additionally, all of the GBA games slated for release will be playable in single player only... Read more...

Yoshi's New Island T-Shirt Is the Latest Club Nintendo Reward 3DS

by Justin Berube - 9:09 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Club Nintendo

A cool item for North American Club Nintendo members.

A T-shirt based on Yoshi's New Island is now available as a North American Club Nintendo Reward for 800 coins.

The green shirt shows Yoshi, with Baby Mario on his back, throwing a Mega Egg Dozer. The official Club Nintendo logo is also displayed proudly on the back. Those interested better hurry since the shirt is only available in limited quantities.

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Peach Pink 2DS Coming Exclusively to GameStop

by Zack Kaplan - 9:08 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: GameStop

Bundled with a Disney Magical World case, this 2DS is practically perfect in every way.

A Peach Pink 2DS bundled with a Disney Magical World case is coming exclusively to GameStop.

The bundle does not include a copy of Disney Magical World, but will be released alongside it on April 11. This new 2DS variation will retail for $129.99. Disney Magial World offers players the chance... Read more...

Little Orbit Developing New Adventure Time, Cartoon Network Games

by Bryan Rose - 8:55 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Press Release

More games featuring Cartoon Newtork favorites are heading your way.

Little Orbit will be developing a new Adventure Time game, as well as a multi-property Cartoon Network game for release this fall.

Cartoon Network Enterprises has partnered with developer Little Orbit in the past, releasing a game based on the TNT series Falling Skies. It will now take place of developer D3, who has released Adventure Time and Cartoon Network games in the past.

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Andross Returns as an Assist Trophy in Smash Bros. 3DSWiiU

by Bryan Rose - 8:53 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Miiverse

Fox McCloud's greatest adversary is back in assist trophy form.

Andross will return as an assist trophy in the upcoming Smash Bros. games.

"Oh, Uncle Andross. He really isn't very considerate." developer Masahiro Sakurai mentions in the post. He also attached a picture of Andross on the field.

First making an appearance in assist trophy form in Smash Bros.... Read more...

Nintendo Removing Free DLC on Wii, DS When Wi-Fi Connection Shuts Down

by Neal Ronaghan - 8:35 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Nintendo

Hurry up and download your Layton puzzles! We have confirmation it's all going away.

In case there was any doubt, all free content in Wii and DS games will be going away when the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection shuts down on May 20. However, anything you paid for will still be able to be downloaded.

Amid some confusion regarding what DLC is going to be available, a Nintendo representative told us that free content, such as Picross 3D puzzles and Dragon Quest IX quests will no longer be available.

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Free to Play Rusty's Real Deal Baseball Releases Next Thursday on the 3DS eShop 3DS

by Bryan Rose - 1:39 pm PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: Twitter

Get your haggling stylus ready for this 3DS eShop title!

Rusty's Real Deal Baseball will be out on the 3DS eShop next Thursday. It is another one of Nintendo's free-to-play-styled games, following Steel Diver: Sub Wars.

The game features a series of baseball-themed mini-games. Initially, you only get one mini-game with the option to buy more. However, if you sweet talk and haggle with the titular character Rusty, you can receive more mini-games at a lower price than normal.

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New eShop Game Twisted Fusion Brings Open-World Platforming to Wii U WiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 12:29 pm PDT
Total comments: 2

Due out later this year, Twisted Fusion makes use of different day/night cycles and weather events to keep the world fresh.

Twisted Fusion, 2D platformer, is a new Wii U eShop title coming later this year.

From one-man developer Leuvsion, Twisted Fusion is an open-world action platformer starring Cora, a girl who uses dual water pistols as her main attack. A day/night system and weather system is present, with the... Read more...

Nintendo Downloads - March 27, 2014 WiiU3DS

by Bryan Rose - 4:13 am PDT
Total comments: 5

Dr. Mario, paging Dr. Mario! Please report to all Wii U systems.

Everyone's excited about the upcoming Game Boy Advance releases next week for the Wii U but sit tight, everyone! That's next week. This week we have skating cats, plumber doctors, and stylish stylists. Oh, and there's Clu Clu Land. But hey, it beats Volleyball or Tennis at this point.

Nintendo 3DS

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March 27, 2014

Renegade Kid Launching New Kickstarter Campaign

by Aaron R. Brown - 10:24 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: Renegade Kid

Let the countdown begin!

Renegade Kid, developer of Mutant Mudds and the upcoming Moon Chronicles, will be launching a new Kickstarter campaign next week on April 2.

A Facebook post from Renegade Kid's page states that it will be for a console game. However, there hasn't been any indication if this mystery fund campaign is for a sequel, a total new game, or even to aid a current project.

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Style Savvy Trendsetters Updated and Will Be Re-Released in Japan

by Minoru Yamaizumi - 10:18 pm PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: http://www.nintendo.co.jp/3ds/aclj/five_mode.html

With 5 new modes including a dating simulator!

Nintendo has released an update of Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode: Yokubari Sengen!, known as Style Savvy Trendsetters in North America, as Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode: Yokubari Sengen! Tokimeki Up! on the Nintendo 3DS eShop on March 26.

This new version features five brand new modes: DJ Naoto’s Coordinate Check, Hanae’s Fashion Fortune-Telling, Makoto’s AR Photo Studio, Tetsuko’s Room, and Dream Boyfriend, a dating simulator.

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New Batch of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Tracks Confirmed 3DS

by Aaron R. Brown - 10:05 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Square Enix

More modern tunes coming from VIII through XIV.

Square Enix has recently announced another hefty handful of tracks that will be in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call.

Earlier this month, songs from Final Fantasy through Final Fantasy VII were confirmed. This time, tunes form Final Fantasy VIII all the way through Final Fantasy XIV: A Real Reborn will join them, all a variety of battles music stages, field music stages, and event music stages.

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Chubbins Announced for Wii U WiiU

by Aaron R. Brown - 3:26 pm PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: Press Release, Developer Blog

The plump bunny is hopping to your living room.

Chubbins, a Unity-developed game release, is coming to Wii U.

Dhaku, the two-man studio behind the game, is behind the release. Originally an iOS game, the developers are now porting it over to the Wii U.

The game follows a bunny named Chubbins in a platformer containing 40 levels across five... Read more...

March 26, 2014

Legend of Zelda DLC Coming for Sonic Lost World WiiU

by Bryan Rose - 9:35 pm PDT
Total comments: 9 Source: IGN

Sonic gets to open treasures chest, get pieces of heart, and fight Stalfos. Also, Link's on a Loftwing.

New Zelda-themed downloadable content is coming March 27 for the Wii U version of Sonic Lost World.

The free content is a stage with a Legend of Zelda theme. Wearing a green tunic familiar to Link's, Sonic's goal in the level is to slow down from his usual frantic pace and focus more on exploring... Read more...

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