This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 04/23/2015)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 04/23/2015)

Nintendo has revealed the list of new downloadable titles and sales on its North American 3DS and Wii U eShop for the week of April 23, 2015.  Here’s the list of the digital content highlights releasing on Nintendo’s digital distribution platform within the next seven days. Cube Creator 3D ($4.99) Cube Creator 3D is basically the 3DS knock-off version of Minecraft. It’s all about forging your own world by gathering resources, combining […]

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 04/16/2015)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 04/16/2015)

Nintendo has revealed the list of new downloadable titles and sales on its North American 3DS and Wii U eShop for the week of April 16, 2015.  Here’s the list of the digital content highlights releasing on Nintendo’s digital distribution platform within the next seven days. 3D Fantasy Zone II ($5.99) Brought back from the land of the SEGA Master System, 3D Fantasy Zone II is a remake of the […]

Four Mega Man Titles Coming To Wii U

Four Mega Man Titles Coming To Wii U

Capcom will bring several more Mega Man titles to the Wii U. Capcom has announced plans for this years “Mega May” on their Capcom-Unity blog. In case you weren’t aware, Mega May is a month-long block of Virtual Console releases starring the Blue Bomber. As a part of Mega May, fans can vote for the game they want to play first, which will come to the Virtual Console as May […]

The new Nintendo 3DS Will Soon be Getting Unity Support

The new Nintendo 3DS Will Soon be Getting Unity Support

Three years after Unity came to the Wii U, Nintendo has announced that the new 3DS is following in its footsteps. The 8-4 Ltd executive director Mark MacDonald has revealed on Twitter that Unity Technology has announced that they will be bringing Unity support to the new Nintendo 3DS models, during today’s Unite 2015 Tokyo event. Unity Technologies first entered a partnership with Nintendo for the Wii U back in late 2012. […]

Pokemon Competitor Yo-Kai Watch Western Release Announced

Pokemon Competitor Yo-Kai Watch Western Release Announced

It’s been all the rage in Japan: a game, manga, and anime with a theme song even my adult Japanese female friends won’t stop singing. It’s Yo-Kai Watch, a collect the monsters game by Level-5 for Nintendo 3DS. Unlike Pokemon though, the creatures are based on yokai, Japanese mythological creatures. Nintendo’s PR are saying, “They are not ghosts, monsters or creatures. Yo-kai are, quite simply, Yo-kai. They cannot be seen […]

Club Nintendo Digital Game Sells Out

Club Nintendo Digital Game Sells Out

Spend those leftover Club Nintendo coins because some games may be limited in quantity. Unfortunately, if you wanted to spend those leftover coins on EarthBound, you may have lost your chance. The quirky RPG starring Ness, whom you may have gotten acquainted with through Super Smash Bros. if you never played EarthBound, is one of the first digital games through Club Nintendo to sell out. You may be scratching your head in disbelief, wondering […]

Nintendo Open to third-party Smash Bros Characters

Nintendo Open to third-party Smash Bros Characters

When Nintendo introduced the Super Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot, it was essentially opening the floodgates. No doubt they have been peppered with constant demands for the community’s most wanted characters. But though the ballot states that we can vote for any videogame character (which hasn’t stopped the demands for Goku apparently), it’s not quite clear if that’s limited to just characters from Nintendo’s personal library. At least not until recently. According to […]

Controllers & Keyboards Episode #20 – April Fools!

Controllers & Keyboards Episode #20 – April Fools!

This Episode of Controllers & Keyboards was recorded on 04/03/15 and contains explicit content. You’ve been warned.  You can listen to and download Episode #20 right here! Jalane, Max and myself return from a big week of gaming and talk about what developers and Google did on April Fools, everything from Nintendo’s Entertainment System to the Trillogy trailer we list and laugh at the all. Morgan’s out this week so […]

Mario Maker to Make Its Release This September

Mario Maker to Make Its Release This September

Ignore the punny title. Quick question? Have you ever wanted to created your own Mario stage? Of course you have, good think that Nintendo thought on your case, and created what the world now knows as Mario Maker. A LittleBigPlanet like game which lets you create and share any crazy levels that come to your mind, whether it is an infinite stage with only Bowsers working as a floor, or just simply a 5 […]

Could A Super Smash Bros. Game Work On Phone and Tablet Platforms?

Could A Super Smash Bros. Game Work On Phone and Tablet Platforms?

So Nintendo is going to be making mobile games based on their hit characters and franchises. These mobile games will be on phones, and tablets, and other similar devices. It’s easy to see how certain franchises like Mario will work on these devices, but what about the more complicated franchises? For example…could Super Smash Bros. make its way to mobile devices? Before you scoff and list the ways it couldn’t […]