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Amiibo Compatibility Chart Shows All Games That Support Amiibo

January 28, 2015, 2:32 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

The chart details which amiibo work with which games, and what kind of effects they can have.

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Media Create (1/19-1/25): Kirby Wii U Sells 30k at Launch in Japan

January 28, 2015, 9:00 am | news | 1 comment(s)

The most recent sales data out of Japan has been released, with Nintendo's release of Kirby spending its first week on the sales chart. Kirby and the Rainbow Curse debuted in 3rd

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Nintendo Has Made More Than $250 Million So Far This Fiscal Year

January 28, 2015, 8:54 am | news | 0 comment(s)

During its Q3 financial earnings call today, Nintendo revealed several figures regarding its sales during the holiday, and throughout its fiscal year so far. During the holiday, Nintendo hit net sales of $2.3

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Mario Kart 8 Sold Nearly 5 Million, Smash and Pokemon Also Huge!

January 28, 2015, 8:39 am | news | 0 comment(s)

In Nintendo's recent financials meeting, the company revealed the sales figures for a large number of its major first party software released recently. Leading the pack was Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

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Here's How Many Wii U and 3DS Units Were Sold This Holiday

January 28, 2015, 8:32 am | news | 1 comment(s)

During Nintendo's fiscal meeting today, the company announced how many units its hardware sold during Q3 of its financial year, ranging from October 1st to December 31st of 2014. The Wii U

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Splatoon To Be Playable at APEX 2015

January 27, 2015, 10:04 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

APEX is one of the largest fighting game tournaments on the East Coast, and Nintendo is finally embracing that Smash Brothers is a huge part of it. With a full endorsement from Nintendo,

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The 2DS Is The Best Value In Gaming Right Now

January 27, 2015, 9:30 pm | article | 1 comment(s)

In the age of gaming devices doing their best to look like serious, “adult” pieces of consumer electronics, a transparent 2DS is a proud exclamation of retro gaming allegiance.

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Zombie Incident: Biting its way to the 3DS eshop

January 27, 2015, 8:08 pm | news | 11 comment(s)

Zombie Incident is making its way to the 3DS from publisher CoderChild. The Citadel Hamartia has been flooded by the undead and

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Select GameStop Locations Will Have a New 3DS Demo Unit on February 7th

January 27, 2015, 6:42 pm | news | 5 comment(s)

The New 3DS is going to be here sooner than you know it, and while the better 3D, extra analog nub, extra buttons, and more have many people curious about the system, there

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Hetfield90 Beats Mega Man X 100% World Record With Brand New Glitch

January 27, 2015, 4:01 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

A whole new world~

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Nintendo Rated "Best Publisher" of 2014 According to Metacritic

January 27, 2015, 3:52 pm | news | 5 comment(s)

According to Metacritic, Nintendo took the very first place spot amongst publishers in 2014, moving up three spots from fourth the year before. In fact, Nintendo was the only "major" game publisher to

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UK Retailer: Wii U Has "Respectable" Install Base in UK

January 27, 2015, 3:44 pm | news | 2 comment(s)

In a recent statement, Mike Fethers, a representative of the UK Retailer "The Hut," commented that he believes that the Wii U has reached a "respectable" install base in the UK. Historically,

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Why Nintendo Keeps Pokemon On Handhelds

January 27, 2015, 12:36 pm | news | 30 comment(s)

In an interview with Kotaku UK, the director of the Pokemon series Junichi Masuda says he is adamant about Pokemon's main series staying on handhelds. There are different types of people out there - people who

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Terraria & Soul Axiom Coming to Nintendo Platforms - Indie Corner WW Jan 26

January 27, 2015, 10:29 am | article | 0 comment(s)

Welcome to another installment of Indie Corner Weekly Wrap-Up.  Every week Jason condenses all the Nintendo indie news in a 5 minutes video showing you what you need to know.  It's the best way to

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Hyrule Warriors Ships 1 Million Units Worldwide

January 27, 2015, 9:16 am | news | 9 comment(s)

Today, it was announced that Hyrule Warriors has shipped one million units in all territories, including Europe, North America, and Japan. This would be quite the impressive feat, as one million units shipped

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Hackers Say New Nintendo 3DS Could Stream Wii U Games

January 26, 2015, 11:51 pm | news | 29 comment(s)

An in-depth breakdown on 3dsbrew.org has lead to some interesting speculation. Basically, the New Nintendo 3DS has a video decoder that supports the H264 video format, which on the handheld is used for viewing videos in

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Antipole DX Will Change Your Gravity on 3DS and Wii U eShop

January 26, 2015, 10:05 pm | news | 2 comment(s)

Antipole was an interesting game for the DSi, but went majorly under the radar due for whatever reason. Developer Saturnine Games has decided to bring this game back, but with upgraded graphics and

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Exciting Updates for ZaciSa: Defense of the Crayon Dimension

January 26, 2015, 4:21 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

ZaciSa: Defense of the Crayon Dimension is due out in North America late February and in Europe late March and is supposed to expand and improve upon its successor ZarciSa’s Last Stand. 

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The Sound Effects Designers Of Xenoblade Chronicles X

January 26, 2015, 3:47 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Today's Xenoblade Chronicles X Twitter update - this time from producer Shingo Kawabata - discusses the sound effects of the game. He explains that the game uses an extensive amount of SFX, and that these have

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Hackers Find Cancelled Characters, Stages in Super Smash Bros

January 26, 2015, 2:38 pm | news | 6 comment(s)

Recently, while digging through the files of Super Smash Bros for Wii U, hackers made several discoveries regarding cancelled characters and stages in the game. First of all, it seems that the

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Mutant Mudds Super Challenge Announced for Wii U & 3DS

January 26, 2015, 2:02 pm | news | 2 comment(s)

Renegade Kid, the developer behind Dementium, Moon Chronicles, Xeodrifter, and Mutant Mudds, has announced its newest title: Mutant Mudds Super Challenge. Jools Watsham made the announcement via Twitter; however, he was quick to

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Face Off: Super Metroid VS Metroid Prime

January 26, 2015, 1:33 pm | article | 41 comment(s)

Welcome to the weekly Nintendo Enthusiast series Face Off! Every week, we’ll be pitting two or more games against each other – sometimes from the same franchise, sometimes just similar games from the same genre. Either way,

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No Mr. Adelman, You're Wrong About Nintendo's Third-Party Situation

January 26, 2015, 12:35 pm | article | 35 comment(s)

So, exactly what do I find so 'wrong' about Adelman's comments? Well, without further ado, let's get into that right now.

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The Future for The Legend of Zelda Remakes

January 26, 2015, 10:19 am | article | 11 comment(s)

Recently, many game developers are getting frowned upon due to the unwavering amount of HD remakes hitting the market space, and to a degree, HD remakes may be getting a little out of

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Midnight Review: A Wii U Exclusive

January 25, 2015, 8:58 pm | review | 0 comment(s)

The exclusive Wii U indie title Midnight comes from Petite Games. In this $1.99 game, players are tasked with guiding a white cubed fairy named Midnight through levels pitted with danger, such as

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Mayflash GameCube Adapter for Wii U Overview and Review

January 25, 2015, 6:51 pm | article | 7 comment(s)

With the official Nintendo GameCube Adapter being out of stock for so long, and now fetching insane prices on eBay, a company called Mayflash has stepped in and created an alternative by offering

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Sakurai On Choosing Returning Stages For Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS

January 25, 2015, 3:28 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

In a recent interview with Gameinformer, the director and creator of the Super Smash Bros. series Masahiro Sakurai broke down the decisions the team had to make when deciding what stages to bring back

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Toys R Us Offering Amiibo Figures 4 for $44

January 25, 2015, 3:24 pm | news | 2 comment(s)

The amiibo craze is alive and well, so whenever you can find a deal on some characters, you take notice. Toys R Us is offering a stellar deal right now that will help

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UPDATED: Xenoblade Chronicles X and 3D Japan Retail Display Unveiled

January 25, 2015, 1:23 am | news | 5 comment(s)

It looks like Japan is preparing for the launch of the two Xenoblade Chronicles games soon to release. The New 3DS remake of the original and the Wii U's spiritual sequel have gotten a joint

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Rumor: Hyrule Warriors Seeing Sales Success

January 24, 2015, 9:20 pm | news | 6 comment(s)

Hyrule Warriors was an interesting game for both Nintendo and Koei-Tecmo, for many reasons. Would a non-traditional Zelda game be able to sell well? Would Nintendo partnering with third-parties to create console exclusives

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