This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 12/18/2014)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 12/18/2014)

Nintendo has revealed the list of new downloadable titles and sales on its North American 3DS and Wii U eShop for the week of December 18, 2014.  Here’s the list of the digital content highlights releasing on Nintendo’s digital distribution platform within the next seven days. On the 3DS eShop: Asterix: The Mansion of the Gods ($34.99) Inspired by the cult comic book series, Asterix: The Mansion of the Gods […]

Five HD Remasters Gamers Actually Want

Five HD Remasters Gamers Actually Want

Through-out 2014 publishers have pumped out remaster after remaster after remaster. GTA V, Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs, DMC: Devil May Cry and The Last Of Us are just some of the many games from the PS3/Xbox 360 which have been slightly upgraded and ported to the PS4/XONE. While there is nothing wrong with porting over older titles to the latest hardware it would be nice if the publishers ported games which […]

Club Nintendo December 2014 Rewards Revealed

Club Nintendo December 2014 Rewards Revealed

Club Nintendo has updated their rewards listings for the month of December, and they have a wide variety of titles for many Nintendo consoles. Club Nintendo rewards are usually made up of eShop and Virtual Console titles that can be downloaded by using Club Nintendo coins that members earn by registering games. Eight different titles make up the reward offerings for this month, which include the following titles and the […]

Trine Enchanted Edition Coming to PS4 this Month

Trine Enchanted Edition Coming to PS4 this Month

A new entry on PlayStation Blog has announced and confirmed the release date to Trine Enchanted Edition for PlayStation 4. Trine Enchanted Edition is described as “a remake of the original Trine with dazzling new visual effects and a vast number of gameplay improvements and fixes.” The title will also feature 15 levels, local and online co-op, will run at 60 fps in 1080p resolution, and will support Stereoscopic 3D. […]

Longest Development Cycles In Video Games History

Longest Development Cycles In Video Games History

With the recent announcement that ‘The Last Guardian’ is still in development we were wondering whether or not Team Ico’s project has the longest development cycle of any game ever, the results show that there are plenty of other games which were stuck in development hell, some for almost an eternity.  GTA 5- 4 Years Grand Theft Auto 5 was in development for a long time with a lot of […]

Mario, Donkey Kong, Link, and Samus Controllers Coming to Wii U

Mario, Donkey Kong, Link, and Samus Controllers Coming to Wii U

PDP, a peripheral maker for the Wii U will be adding to its collection of Super Smash Bros. themed controllers. PDP is the company of such products as the “Afterglow” series, the “Rock Candy” series and others. The list contains those from the picture of this article, which are Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Wario, Link, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, and Samus. This move is to play to all of the generations of […]

Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Software Sales Have Dramatically Increased, Nintendo of America Confirms

Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Software Sales Have Dramatically Increased, Nintendo of America Confirms

The Nintendo 3DS sales have increased by more than 40 per cent due to recently released blockbuster titles, Nintendo of America has revealed. According to Nintendo, the release of three major titles on the 3DS — Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS — has resulted in the company beating its sales statistics from last year.  Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the remakes […]

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 12/11/2014)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 12/11/2014)

Nintendo has revealed the list of new downloadable titles and sales on its North American 3DS and Wii U eShops for the week of December 11, 2014.  Here’s the list of the digital content highlights releasing on Nintendo’s digital distribution platform within the next seven days. On the 3DS eShop: Hazumi ($3.99) In this Puzzle game, you must destroy all the crystal blocks of the levels with your controlled ball […]

Nintendo Confirms to not be Discontinuing GameCube Controller Adaptor

Nintendo Confirms to not be Discontinuing GameCube Controller Adaptor

Nintendo has dismissed rumors that the Wii U GameCube Controller Adaptor has been discontinued by the company. Some rumors emerged last week that Nintendo would be halting production on the GameCube Controller Adaptor, and that retailers would no longer receive anymore stock of the accessory. Nintendo UK, however, has came out with a statement dismissing this rumor and clarifying the current state that the GameCube Controller Adaptor is in:  We […]

Amiibo Review: How Are They As DLC Right Now?

Amiibo Review: How Are They As DLC Right Now?

So, since I live in Japan, and Japan got wave 2 figures before the rest of the world, I decided the time was right to review Amiibo as DLC in their current form. To note: the Amiibo used in this article are all retail versions I paid for. None of them are review copies or provided for by outside sources/funds.