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 […]

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 […]

These Amiibos sold for Thousands of Dollars

These Amiibos sold for Thousands of Dollars

Nintendo recently released their first series of Amiibos, which are figures tailored to the Nintendo brand which can be incorporated into your game. They include the likes of Mario, Luigi, Kirby, Link and more. They usually sell for around $14 though these two amiibos seen above have sold for thousands of dollars due to their defect. Samus was the first amiibo to be sold for $2,500 earlier this week after […]

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 12/04/2014)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 12/04/2014)

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 4, 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: Christmas Wonderland 4 ($9.99) The fourth installment of Christmas Wonderland is here and, this time, it’s all about helping Santa’s […]

Super Smash Bros. success due in part to eSports, livestreams, Nintendo exec says

Super Smash Bros. success due in part to eSports, livestreams, Nintendo exec says

With the recent release of Super Smash Bros. for both the Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has seen a marked increase in hardware sales of the aforementioned consoles, not surprising due to the fact that Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U is currently the most successful Wii U launch title in Nintendo’s history – selling nearly 500,000 copies (both physical and digital) within the first 3 days of its release. In […]

Nintendo of Japan Discontinuing 3DS XL

Nintendo of Japan Discontinuing 3DS XL

Nintendo of Japan recently announced that they will be discontinuing the 3DS XL in Japan (or the “LL” as it’s known here). No specific date has been given as of this writing. While the 2DS and original 3DS are still in production with no announcements of discontinuing those products, Japanese gamers will need to buy the New 3DS LL if they want a larger screen. While this may not immediately affect […]

Nintendo 3DS: French agency says kids shouldn’t use 3D

Nintendo 3DS: French agency says kids shouldn’t use 3D

In the midst of all the holiday shopping going all around the world, one item of note will most likely be purchased to be given to a number of delighted kids on Christmas morning – that is, the immensely popular Nintendo 3DS (or any of its various iterations – 2DS, 3DS XL). However, according to findings by French health and safety agency, ANSES (French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational […]

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 11/27/2014)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 11/27/2014)

Nintendo has revealed the list of new downloadable titles and sales on its North American 3DS and Wii U eShops for the week of November 27, 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: AiRace Xeno (Free Demo) Like racing that is all about speed and adrenaline? Well, AiRace Xeno, a jet racing game,will […]

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Sell 3m Copies In 3 Days

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Sell 3m Copies In 3 Days

The good news keeps rolling in for Nintendo. In addition the recent news that Super Smash Bros. For Wii U has managed to sell nearly 500,00 copies in three days, Nintendo’s other major fall titles Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby for the 3DS has managed to shift a whopping 3 million copies in 3 days. To be exact the two re-masters sold 3,040,000 million copies. This is an impressive feat considering that Pokémon […]

Should Nintendo Have Achievements/Trophies?

Should Nintendo Have Achievements/Trophies?

The seventh generation of consoles provided gamers with plenty of new features and gimmicks which have become industry main-stays; examples of this include plastic peripherals, Downloadable content and friends lists. All of the features just listed have managed to find their way onto all major platforms distributed by Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, however one product of the seventh generation has yet to be seen on Nintendo platforms, achievements. In the […]