Puzzle game sequels are always a pretty tough sell. The genre is built on the idea of simplicity, with too many mechanics causing a feeling of confusion for the player, or coming off as forced change. The Dr. Mario series has largely avoided this, adding…..
Want to test your mettle against thousands of Nintendo fans? The Nintendo World Championship is heading our way and with that, now you can. Nintendo has chosen eight Best Buy locations across the country who will host qualifying events come May 30th. So long as…..
The full character roster for Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden has now been revealed. ShonenGameZ scanned the latest issue of V-Jump magazine from Japan and it showed the entire character roster for Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden. The game is exclusive to the 3DS. There will be…..
Nintendo has reported on its financial results for fiscal year 2015 and the 3DS and Wii U sales totals were revealed. The Nintendo Wii U is inching closer to the 10 million mark as 9.54 million units have been sold worldwide. In the fiscal year…..
Fans of Attack on Titan, pay close attention. Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains is set to arrive in the US on May 12th. The Nintendo 3DS title, which features an extensive co-op mode, allows you to take on the role of various characters featured…..
One of the surprise hit features of the Nintendo 3DS is StreetPass. The mechanic allows owners of the device to tag fellow owners, passing along their Mii character and some basic info instantaneously. That other player can then use the character, along with anyone else…..
It’s been a long time since Nintendo fans have had any new elements added to the 3DS StreetPass Mii Plaza. The feature began as a pretty bare-bones game, offering just Find Mii and Puzzle Swap, but this was enough to start a strong fanbase. After…..
Fantasy Life, the life simulation RPG from Level-5, was a decent hit when it released on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan in 2012 and around the world last year. However, it looks like the series is in for a pretty major change as the developer…..
Club Nintendo has officially begun shutting down, as yesterday was the last day to redeem new coins for the service. Today they have announced the final Gold and Platinum level rewards, which are given to those that earned 300 and 600 coins in the year…..
BOXBOY! is one of those games that you can pick up and play any time. A puzzle game that is all about manipulating boxes, BOXBOY! features simple gameplay that can be difficult to truly master. BOXBOY! places you in the role of Qbby, a box…..
Nintendo has announced that they will be having another of their always enjoyable Nintendo Direct presentations tomorrow, April 1st at 3pm PT, 6pm ET. The presentation will concern upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles. Usually Nintendo would limit the games to those launching this year,…..
Due to the overall sales failure of the Wii U, Nintendo has had some rough times in the past few years. After the fleeting success of the Wii, Nintendo found themselves struggling to retain customers, and turning in rare quarterly losses. However, Nintendo is looking…..
Nintendo has just announced its latest financial report and the Wii U is selling comfortably, although not as high as the 3DS console. As of December 31st, 2014, total hardware sales for the Wii U and 3DS have been impressive. Nintendo has managed to sell…..
The first big announcement in this morning’s Nintendo Direct was a pretty big one for long-time Nintendo fans. A new Fire Emblem game is coming to Nintendo 3DS. The game doesn’t really have a title just yet, simply being referred to as “the next game…..
Nintendo has had their ups and downs since the release of the Wii U. Given this, fans have speculated a wide array of situations that could occur for the gaming giant. While nothing has happened to affect worldwide operations, it seems something has occurred in…..
In case you haven’t heard of it before, Puzzle & Dragons is a ridiculously popular free-to-play mobile puzzle game in Japan. The game has been downloaded millions of times, making it one of the most popular smartphone games in Japan. Its popularity looks to increase…..
UPDATE: Gamestop is now taking additional pre-orders in a new bundle that includes the strategy guide. You can order it by clicking here. While this may be pricey, it is less than what the limited edition is going for currently on eBay. They have already sold…..
It’s time for another update from across the sea, with this week’s Japanese hardware sales figures. The holidays are keeping the numbers high all around, but we’re starting to see some drops for certain systems. Of course, handhelds are still dominating the charts, with the…..
One of the more surprisingly fun features of the Nintendo 3DS has been StreetPass, which allows you to tag other 3DSes in your vicinity. Unfortunately, one of the down sides to this is that other 3DS owners have to actually be within your vicinity to…..
Nintendo Japan has announced via its official website that it is stopping production for the 3DS XL in Japan. Retailers in Japan are still selling the 3DS XL, but Nintendo will no longer be producing more units for this particular model. Production for the model…..
The PS4 has had a tough time getting started in its home country of Japan. While sales have been passable, there was never a huge surge like previous PlayStation consoles saw, and the system lagged behind the competition. That competition even included the Wii U…..
Nintendo has announced that the next Nintendo Direct will take place tomorrow, November 5th at 2pm PT, 5pm ET. The presentation is said to focus on giving updates about upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Heading into the holiday season this should be…..
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate sure has been getting a lot of attention lately. Mega Man is the newest addition to the ever growing list of collaborations which include Samus from Metroid, Link from Legend of Zelda, Sonic the Hedgehog, Animal Crossing and Taiko Drum Master……
The Nintendo 3DS has had themes for a little while in Japan, but they will be coming Stateside in the latest update. System update 9.0.0 will add in the option to alter your entire home screen with various themes. Five will be given away for…..
Earlier, we here at Attack of the Fanboy reported on a rumor regarding the possibility of the New Nintendo 3DS being region-free. The rumor didn’t live long, as Nintendo has now confirmed to GameSpot that the upgraded system will, in fact, be region-locked. This continues the…..
One of the biggest announcements of Nintendo Direct is that Xenoblade Chronicles is coming to 3DS. The sad news is that you need to buy the new consoles in order to play it. As previously reported, Nintendo unveiled two fresh new 3DS models. They have…..
The Nintendo 3DS has been through a lot of different models over the years. It looks like Nintendo hasn’t stopped as two new models have just been announced. At Nintendo Direct, the company announced they will be releasing two new 3DS models. One is called…..
Bandai Namco will be releasing a cool looking The Avengers game for the Nintendo 3DS later this year over in Japan. A Western release should hopefully follow. The game is called “Disk Wars Avengers: Ultimate Heroes”. Unlike with The Avengers movie franchise, Spider-Man is allowed…..
Dan Adelman, the Head of Digital Content and Development, has left Nintendo after nine years with the company. Adelman was a key proponent in Nintendo’s indie game department, pushing for more games from smaller developers on Nintendo platforms. In his position he handled outreach and support…..
Rose Colored Gaming is all about taking old games and gaming systems and making them new again. Their past projects include a Yoshi themed SNES, tons of different colored Game Boys and Game Boy Colors, and special The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventure themed Game Boy…..
Sony successfully introduced their cross buy promotions with their PlayStation home consoles and handhelds in recent years, and it looks like Nintendo will be taking a stab at a similar system for the Wii U and 3DS. A new title, Squids Odyssey is currently available…..