This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 11/20/2014)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 11/20/2014)

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 20, 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: Battleminer ($9.99) Set in an open-world blocky island filled with mutant Ants, your goal in Battleminer is to rescue Survivors […]

Pokemon’s Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Short Released

Pokemon’s Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Short Released

With the release of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire vastly approaching it is no wonder the Pokemon Company is going all out by creating short animated commercial to really intensify the hype. The OVA was only released in Japan and by all means it is definitely worth a watch. Bringing us the world of Pokemon in the Hoenn region has never been so glorious. There are scenes of battles, trainers, and awesomeness all […]

Nintendo games added to Creative Endorsement Program, permits Let’s Plays, derivative works, etc

Nintendo games added to Creative Endorsement Program, permits Let’s Plays, derivative works, etc

As a preface to the following information, last year, Nintendo of America reportedly attempted to take advantage of the increasingly popular world of “Let’s Play” videos by inserting advertisements and commercials into user-made videos containing Nintendo brand images or audio “of a certain length.” You can see Nintendo’s official statement on the matter below: “As part of our on-going push to ensure Nintendo content is shared across social media channels in […]

Two Brand-New Events Confirmed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in Japan

Two Brand-New Events Confirmed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in Japan

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have received confirmation of two brand-new events set to take place in Japan, with the two eagerly awaited games scheduled for release in the region later this week. Running from December 12th to January 16th, the first event celebrates the opening of a new Pokémon Center in Tokyo, and players have the opportunity to download one of two Pokémon at the event: a shiny […]

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 11/13/2014)

This Week on the Nintendo eShop (Week of 11/13/2014)

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 13, 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: I’ve Got To Run: Complete Edition! ($4.99) In this 2D Endless Runner, you must guide Roy the Marshmallow Boy and […]

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Release Date Revealed

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Release Date Revealed

The Nintendo Console Gaming Facebook page has revealed the release date for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. During a recent post on the verified Facebook page, a picture from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse was shown with confirmation that the title will be released on February 13th 2015. Nintendo had previous stated during a Nintendo Direct that Kirby and the Rainbow Curse would be released sometime in February 2015, but […]

Super Smash Bros. Pre-loads Now Available

Super Smash Bros. Pre-loads Now Available

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, easily one of the most highly-anticipated titles of 2014 can now be pre-loaded.  Gamers looking forward to playing Super Smash Bros. on release day should be excited by the fact that they won’t have to wait to download the entire game before jumping into the action. Super Smash Bros. can be preordered through Nintendo’s website, or purchased directly through Nintendo’s e-shop on your Wii […]

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Pre-Orders Surpass Mario Kart 8’s Record

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Pre-Orders Surpass Mario Kart 8’s Record

Nintendo has announced details on how pre-orders for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U have surpassed Mario Kart 8’s record. While being interviewed by Bloomberg, Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime had the following to say on this recent detail: “The launch of Mario Kart 8 has essentially doubled our Wii U sales year-on-year. Our expectation is that the sell-through for Smash is going to be very strong, certainly on par with what […]

North America To Get Transparent Nintendo 2DS

North America To Get Transparent Nintendo 2DS

A couple months ago Nintendo flaunted the transparent blue and red 2DS bundles to be released in Europe. That day the envy that many North American Pokemon fans had for their European counterparts grew to an astronomical height. Not only could they get steelbook versions of the games but a handheld that harked back to not only the Nintendo handhelds from a lot of our childhoods but also the original Ruby […]

New Amiibo Figures Posted on Nintendo’s Japanese Website

New Amiibo Figures Posted on Nintendo’s Japanese Website

Nintendo is adding more characters to their planned collectible toy line, Amiibo.  Amiibo was first announced back in June at Nintendo’s E3 Nintendo Direct event.  That announcement can be viewed right here: For the uninitiated, the Amiibo toy line is Nintendo’s take on games like Skylanders and Disney Infinity.  Gamers can buy a physical toy that will store data about their character on it, which can then be accessed through […]