Strategies behind Natsume and its Successful Marketing Plans

Strategies behind Natsume and its Successful Marketing Plans

The well-known video game developer and publisher, Natsume Inc., has shared the company’s on-going successful strategies with the public.  As global audiences read about chief executive Yasuhiro Maekawa’s statements, these readers can also get a gist of the company’s core values and history since 1997. With the first release of the Harvest Moon franchise on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Natsume has steadily grown over the years and has set future […]

Nintendo has Announced the Canada Exclusive Super Smash Club

Nintendo has Announced the Canada Exclusive Super Smash Club

Nintendo of America made an announcement today that they will be starting the Super Smash Club for Canada. During a broadcast of the Twitch channel epn, Nintendo of America announced a Super Smash Bros. club exclusive to Canada called Super Smash Club. The club will primarily consist of a website and various planned events with the idea of bringing Canadian fans of Super Smash Bros. together. During it’s first week […]

3DS Circle Pads Breaking Because of Super Smash Bros.

3DS Circle Pads Breaking Because of Super Smash Bros.

Following the recent Japanese release and North American early access demo of Super Smash Bros. 3DS, dozens of people have encountered Circle Pad problems on their 3DS systems because of the game’s fast-paced action. According to multiple player reports coming in courtesy of Kotaku, the rubber on 3DS Circle Pad, and the plastic part located underneath are easily breaking off of their systems. While some of them look reparable, others […]

Hyrule Warriors receives day-one patch, adds challenge mode

Hyrule Warriors receives day-one patch, adds challenge mode

With Hyrule Warriors‘ Western release right around the corner, news has surfaced regarding a free day-one patch that adds a new game mode to the upcoming, Zelda-inspired hack-and-slasher. Hyrule Warriors Day-one Patch Adds New Challenge Mode As stated above, Hyrule Warriors will receive a free day-one update that adds the aptly named “Challenge Mode” to the game. The new mode was announced during a Nintendo Treehouse livestream, and was teased by Koei-Tecmo in a tweet. […]

Super Smash Bros. Wii U receives Amiibo starter bundle, includes Pikachu, Link, Mario

Super Smash Bros. Wii U receives Amiibo starter bundle, includes Pikachu, Link, Mario

The amount of hype and anticipation surrounding this year’s newest entry into Nintendo’s Smash Bros. franchise, Super Smash Bros. for both 3DS and Wii U, is at an all time high due to an avalanche of leaks, demos, and, obviously, the Japanese release of the game on 9/13/2014. To add some fire to the already raging Super Smash Bros. flame , a listing from Walmart’s official website has been posted detailing an Amiibo starter […]

Super Smash Bros. 3DS receives its first review score

Super Smash Bros. 3DS receives its first review score

Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS was just released in Japan yesterday, and the highly anticipated game has received its very first review score from Japanese gaming website, Famitsu. Read more details after the break. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – First Review Score To preface the following information, Famitsu has an interesting approach to their game reviews, utilizing a system that involves 4 separate writers that each conduct a review […]

Pokémon X & Y Rotom Event Confirmed for Japan

Pokémon X & Y Rotom Event Confirmed for Japan

Japan has received confirmation that a new event is set to take place for Pokémon X & Y, allowing users to download the shapeshifting Pokémon Rotom. Commencing from October 15th — with no official end date set for the event, or whether it will be heading to other regions — Serebii has stated that the event uses a Pokémon-based arcade title, Pokémon Tretta, in conjunction with Pokémon X & Y, Pokémon […]

Super Smash Bros. Wii U release date revealed!

Super Smash Bros. Wii U release date revealed!

A Twitter user, BluesDriveBuster, has recently posted an image online of a Fred Meyer game reservation card that reveals that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will release on November 21st, 2014. See the tweet and read more details after the break. Super Smash Bros for Wii U Release Date Revealed Official smash WiiU release. pic.twitter.com/MULos8FTsv — BluesDriveBuster (@GodDamnProtoman) September 12, 2014 Previous leaks of the Wii U version Super Smash Bros. have pointed towards […]

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Impressions

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Impressions

The hype for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U and 3DS is at an all time high right now following the recent leaks and announcements that have been made over the last couple of weeks. With less a month until the North American release of the 3DS Smash, Nintendo has announced that a demo for the game will be available via the eShop on September 19 and […]

3DS Can be used as a Controller on Smash Bros Wii U

3DS Can be used as a Controller on Smash Bros Wii U

An image from the English version of the upcoming new Smash Bros game has revealed that you will be able to use your Nintendo 3DS as a controller on the Wii U version. The image shows off the Wii U and 3DS connectivity and a message reads stating ‘You can exchange custom fighters or use your Nintendo 3DS as a Wii U controller’ . Along with the 3DS controller functionality, the […]