Update: Nintendo has confirmed to Gamespot that the New Nintendo 3DS will remain region-locked. You can read more about the details right here. Original Story: Well this is certainly some surprising and unexpected news that we really hope turns out to be true. Region locking…..
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…..
The Squids series first debuted back in 2011 as an iOS exclusive under the name Squids, with the follow-up Squids Wild West on iOS. Coming from French developer The Game Bakers, the games were met with much praise. Just a couple months ago the Wii…..
Just like all modern video game systems, the Nintendo 3DS gets updated every so often with some being much larger than others. In most cases, the overall version number is only increased by a decimal point for smaller updates, but when we got to the…..
It looks like the Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita might not be receiving many EA games in the near future judging by recent comments made by CEO, Peter Moore. Peter Moore was interviewed extensively by GamesIndustry International. One of the interesting topics that were talked…..
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata was unable to attend this year’s E3 conference due to an unspecified health concern. Announced today via a letter from Iwata himself, we now know what that concern was, and that it will cause him to miss the Annual General Meeting of…..
Masahiro Sakurai, director of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros series, took to Miiverse today to unveil another new character for the upcoming fighting game. Ike, who is a leading representative of Nintendo’s popular Fire Emblem franchise, will be making his triumphant return to the battlegrounds of Smash…..
Tomodachi Life is heading to the Nintendo 3DS on June 6th. Nintendo revealed the upcoming game in a special edition of Nintendo Direct, which has got Nintendo fans excited about the upcoming life-sim. Tomodachi Life is already a popular series in Japan for Nintendo, what…..
In my travels as a life-long gamer and Zelda fan, I’ve encountered two camps of people: those who place Ocarina of Time as the best Zelda game, and those who think A Link to the Past holds that honor. If you fall into the latter…..
There’s no use mincing words — Bravely Default is an awful name for a game, even if it makes reference to said game’s battle system. In fact, I can only think of a few more titles that are worse (Divine Divinity and Killer is Dead…..
Nintendo made a few big announcements in today’s Nintendo Direct for the Wii U and 3DS. The company revealed a handful of details about upcoming games, like a new character for Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart 8’s release date, and some new games coming to…..
Monster Hunter 4 will, eventually, be making an appearance in the Western games market come 2015, according to producer Ryozo Tsujimoto. The Japanese phenomenon has been frustratingly limited to the Eastern Region with those out of the loop concerned when and if they might get a chance…..
NPD released their full year data for 2013 earlier today. Unsurprisingly to those following along at home, the Nintendo 3DS was the top-selling hardware, and GTA V was the top-selling software. Grand Theft Auto V nudged out Call of Duty: Ghosts for the top honor…..
Nintendo has turned off the Swap Note feature on their 3DS handheld because users were “actively misusing” the feature to send offensive material. Nintendo has disabled the program’s ability to connect to the internet, globally. Users of the 3DS handheld will not have to…..
A new gameplay trailer for Nintendo’s latest Legend of Zelda; A Link Between Worlds on 3DS. Available November 22nd, is it worth buying? Watch and find out.
Nintendo has just released some of their most recent sales data for the 3DS and Wii U. The company’s 3DS handheld finished last month as the top selling hardware in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive month. Furthermore, the September 20th price cut of the…..
Super Smash Bros. is constantly one of the most demanded of all Nintendo exclusives nowadays, with the original, Melee, and Brawl being critical and commercial successes. As such, it would make sense that the directory, Masahiro Sakurai, would stress out when it came to balancing…..
Both Sony and Microsoft have been making lots of noise recently about indies and their support for them. What gets lost in the fray is that Nintendo always has a thriving indie scene and allows for self-publishing with the e-Shop. And it’s not just lost…..
Wonderful 101 director, Hideki Kamiya, recently revealed that the upcoming game The Wonderful 101 for the Wii U, was originally a game that would bring together a group of Nintendo All-Stars to work together. As Kiyama put it, “It started out with an order from [Platinum…..
Ah yes, the whales. A term used cynically by gamers and business alike, to degrade those who throw money at the game like it’s pocket change. Exploited by the likes of Zynga and various other free-to-play companies, whales form the lifeblood of free-to-play. They spend…..
The Mario Brothers have gone to some great lengths to rescue Princess Peach. Whether it’s through castle paintings, to faraway kingdoms or even outer space, Mario and Luigi will do whatever it takes to rescue their damsel in distress. However, in this new adventure, their…..
Sonic Lost World is an action-adventure platformer that is currently being developed for both the 3DS and the WiiU. It will be published by Sega and developed by Sonic Team. Release Date: October 22, 2013. It currently allows both the Nintendo 3DS and the WiiU versions to…..
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. So goes the story for Nintendo, which just recently revealed their Q1 earnings. First, the good news. The 3DS sold 1.4 million units globally between April and June, with roughly one million being the…..
After this month’s CoroCoro Comic came with tons of Pokemon X&Y info, Nintendo of America has come out with a press release that collects all of it in English. Feast your eyes on the brand new trailer below and then scroll down for the details. First,…..
Despite launching what will likely go down as one of the best games to grace consoles this generation, the games industry tanked once again in March. Year over year, total industry sales fell 10%, with hardware having a precipitous drop of 32%. While hardware was…..
Nintendo has released a downloadable update for Nintendo 3DS that will add new functionality to the hand-held system. Items featured in the update include: • A tool that allows Nintendo 3DS users to transfer save data from the packaged version of a game to the…..
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon on the 3DS is one of Nintendo’s most ambitious games to date for the handheld, and one of the company’s best releases thus far. A follow-up over a decade in the making, not many fans of the GameCube classic thought Luigi’s…..
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will arrive on May 24th in North America and Europe. This 3D remake of the Wii title from 2010 was announced for the 3DS back in February, and now Donkey Kong fans have a date to mark on their calendars……
The Nintendo 3DS has managed to thwart piracy threats since its launch, but that doesn’t mean that hackers have stop trying to circumvent security measures that Nintendo has implemented. A new report from Tiny Cartridge suggests that significant progress has been made in recent weeks,…..
The Paper Mario franchise has consistently offered Mario fans an alt-view into the Mushroom Kingdom over the years. Stepping away from the popular side-scrolling gameplay in the Super Mario games, Paper Mario: Sticker Star focuses more on puzzle solving, sticker collection, and features a storyline…..
Nintendo’s 3DS handheld has recently surpassed the PlayStation 3 in terms of total units sold in Japan. The most recent data compiled by Media Create indicates that Nintendo has sold roughly 8.8 million 3DS units, while the Sony PlayStation 3 sits slightly lower at 8.7…..