Important Importables: Fire Emblem’s Roy is our boy

Now that the Super Smash Bros. Smash Bros. Fighters Ballot is open, we’ve begun hearing rumblings over which characters do and don’t deserve to be back in the game. Data has even been mined that allegedly hints at the introduction of Street Fighter‘s Ryu and Fire Emblem‘s Roy to the game. However, the latter character more »

Splatoon GameTrucks are inking the US this summer

Nintendo’s unabashedly messy Splatoon is teaming up with GameTruck to bring the competitive, colorful shooter to major U.S. cities starting this June, after Splatoon releases May 29. Over 100 Splatoon-clad trucks packed with Wii Us, TVs, and Inkling paraphernalia will be available for private reservation in 25 major cities around the country. A Splatoon Amiibo figure will also more »

Nintendo eShop Update for April 16, 2015

\Head to your s! The update is here with eight new games. and owners alike will definitely find something worthwhile to enjoy. Though, the real draw this week will probably be the two new Mii Plaza StreetPass games for 3DS owners. Ultimate Angler and Battleground Z are $4.99 each or both for $7.99. You’ll also more »


Wii U owners should beware the Super Smash Bros. Mewtwo glitch (update)

Mewtwo is in Super Smash Bros. now, and it’s super exciting. However, it’s also a little tragic, because it isn’t all sunshine in this mashup’s realm. It turns out the new DLC brought with it a Mewtwo glitch. 3DS owners can go do something else, because this is for the eyes of ones with Wii more »

New Super Smash Bros update contains data for possible new characters

Today saw Mewtwo touch down in the land of the Super Smash Bros. roster, along with some Mii costumes or whatever. With the iconic final boss of the original Pokemon came a software update, and we all know people can’t help but mine the hell out of every line of code in the new data. more »


Has Club Nintendo sent you your Mewtwo DLC?

What? You didn’t know? Today is the day the Mewtwo DLC codes Club Nintendo members “earned” by buying the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros get doled out. People in Japan started getting their codes emailed to them last night, and the other regions will have their codes sent via email on more »

Mario Party 10 Review: 3 Flavors of partying

Mario Party 10 Price: System(s): Wii U Release Date: March 20, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Nd Cube) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” Nintendo’s Mario Party series has made it to its ‘tweens with Mario Party 10 launching on the Wii U. After so many iterations across several different platforms, it may be hard to believe that developer more »

Nintendo eShop Update for April 9, 2015

This week’s update is going to be short and sweet. Namely, because there are only five games available. All the focus is on Xenoblade Chronicles 3D and Etrian Mystery Dungeon getting released, so the and sections are rather barren. There’s Pokemon Rumble World? There’s also an eShop spring sale in effect. A lot of games more »


Eevee should be the next Pokemon added to Super Smash Bros.

I know we’re getting Pokken Fighters, an official Pokemon brawler. Also, that the Super Smash Bros. roster is already full up with various Pokemon. Charizard, Greninja, Jigglypuff, Lucario, Mewtwo, and Pikachu are more than doing their part to represent. However, I’d like to submit for your consideration another character that clearly would be quite at more »

LEGO Dimensions mixes your favorite LEGO franchises with collectible figures

Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developer TT Games, and The LEGO Group today announced LEGO Dimensions, the next title in the longstanding LEGO video game series. LEGO Dimensions will launch for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Wii U September 27, 2015, and will mix together LEGO Lord of the Rings, DC Comics, The Wizard of Oz, Ninjago, more »

The Meta Knight Amiibo’s status is in flux

I hate doing Amiibo articles like this, but you have to stay informed. Every bit of news helps. Unfortunately, there are currently conflicting Meta Knight Amiibo reports circulating online at the moment. Both sound equally valid. Neither have super substantial backing. The best we can do is tell you both sides of the current Meta more »


Xenoblade Chronicles 3D review: Now everyone can play

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Price: System(s): New 3DS XL Release Date: April 10, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Monolith Soft, Monster Games Inc.) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Mild Language, Partial Nudity, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco, and Violence Xenoblade Chronicles was both a victory and a failure. It was an undeniable success, as it meant Wii more »