Ganon becomes playable in new Hyrule Warriors DLC

For the end of its season pass, Hyrule Warriors is getting its long-awaited Boss Pack DLC, which includes a new, separate play mode in which you smash armies to bits as Ganon himself. The pack also adds a boss rush mode where you’ll be able to Ganon-bash your way through the game’s many bosses and unlock more »

Yup, that Gold Mario Amiibo is tied to Walmart

Word has come down from on high. The great Nintendo has spoken. Lo, the Gold Mario Amiibo will be a retailer exclusive. More specifically, he will be a Walmart exclusive. And the people who camp out and go crazy over these things will not rejoice, because retailer-exclusive NFC figures suck. Nintendo says 3,000 Walmarts will more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 26, 2015

Forget the whole update thing. Today is the Donkey Kong update. Of the 11 games hitting the and eShops today, 6 are Virtual Console games starring Nintendo’s iconic monkey. Overkill? Perhaps, but Nintendo is offering 30% Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze or Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D if someone buys at least one of the more »


Pre-order wave 4 Amiibos at Play-Asia (update)

I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription, are more Amiibos! To be specific, the wave 4 Amiibos. These things are still selling like crazy, shortages are rampant, and people are stalking sites to see when pre-orders open up for the latest NFC figures. Well, I have good news for you. Play-Asia has them! Well, more »


The Kirby Amiibo (almost) breaks Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

The Kirby Amiibo is adorable. The Meta Knight Amiibo is badass, and also kind of adorable. The King Dedede Amiibo, which I was lucky enough to pick up yesterday, is also freakin’ adorable. I’m gushing. I love these things. I even took a nice picture of them, because they’re the focus of this post. I’m more »


The 5 best Kirby games EVER!

Look, folks – I am so excited about Kirby right now. Seriously, February 2015 is an awesome time to be a Kirby fan. We have a new game, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. I get to review said new game, and that’s exciting all on its own since I haven’t reviewed a Nintendo game in more »

NIS America announces Rodea, Disgaea 5, and Danganronpa Another Episode

Hug your 3DS, PS3, Vita, and Wii U tight tonight, folks, because all four systems are going to be getting some great games. NIS America help a press even on February 19, 2015, at which three major games were announced. Brace yourself, because two were expected and one 100%, absolutely wasn’t. The most obvious was, more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 19, 2015

I’m going to go ahead and phone in today’s eShop update. I feel like I’m justified, because Nintendo is phoning it in too. There are only five new games this week, so nothing distracts from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. All we get are 2 games and 1 game. There aren’t even any appealing eShop more »

Gold Mario Amiibo may be Walmart’s Retailer-Exclusive NFC Figure

Bad news, people. We have another retailer exclusive, NFC figure on our hands. A user named Mason Prime on Twitter has posted in-store ads that show Walmart hailing the Gold Mario Amiibo as its exclusive figure. Cue pre-order madness and store-wide hunts. The signage in Walmart shows Mario Party 10, which comes out March 12, more »


Let’s pour out a little something for Sonic The Hedgehog

Brothers and sisters, I come before you today in remembrance of Sonic The Hedgehog. Born in 1991, his first game sold 15 million copies. He became a pop culture icon with his own cartoon and comic books. He gave generations of gamers great experiences over multiple systems. But over the years, Sega lost its way. more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 12, 2015

Today’s is practically here only in spirit. Yes, some and games were released, but it was a cursory gesture. Why? The New 3DS XL, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate are being released tomorrow. Nintendo wants you to focus on those, not eShop exclusives. So we only get 5 more »

Meta Knight Amiibo out February 20

“More Amiibo talk?” I know. Bear with me. Some people want to know things like when they can get a Meta Knight Amiibo. Which might be why you’re here. NFC figure collecting is serious business. So serious that this news shouldn’t mean too much to the more devoted collectors. Those people pre-ordered those Meta Knight more »