Best Buy 3DS StreetPass event coinciding with Nintendo World Championships 2015

The Nintendo World Championships 2015 qualifying events are this weekend! Isn’t it exciting. Are you planning to visit one of the eight Best Buys that are participating in the event? Even if you’re not, it may be a good idea to go to Best Buy if you own a 3DS. To coincide with the event, more »

Pokemon Shuffle update makes the game better, adds Shaymin

Pokemon Shuffle has been quite a thing for Nintendo. Yes, the free-to-play game has issues, but it’s also been downloaded over four million times and people are enjoying it. Now, it may grow even bigger, as a massive update has been released that should improve everyone’s experience. The best changes make Pokemon Shuffle stronger. There more »

Nintendo eShop Update for May 28, 2015

It’s Splatoon time! Well, not yet, but soon. Fortunately, Nintendo isn’t neglecting releases in the hopes of drawing more attention to the Wii U shooter. There are nine new eShop exclusives this week. Two are for the , while the other 7 are for the . As usual, there are a number of eShop sales more »

Whispering Willows, Back to Bed and Velocibox are PlayStation bound

Guess who’s going to have some surprises for PS3, PS4 and Vita owners at E3 2015? Loot Interactive, that’s who! The company is going to help Sony with its indie charge by bringing three existing games to the consoles and handhelds. Back to Bed, Velocibox and Whispering Willows are getting new homes. These games represent more »

Splatoon looks good with Style Savvy

Nintendo’s really big on putting free DLC into its games that is reminiscent of other titles. Splatoon is the big game of the moment, so it’s getting cameos in games. Super Smash Bros. is the obvious one, with Mii Fighter costumes that transform the characters into Inklings. Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Mode, the third Style more »

Girls Mode 3 makes me miss Style Savvy Trendsetters’ men

Nintendo’s Style Savvy/Girls Mode series has always been rather unique, in that they’re welcoming to players of all gender. The shop simulation and customer service elements transcend boundaries, making dress-up fun for all. Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code continues that trend, but I feel as though the series has taken a step backward by excluding more »

Square Enix trademarks “Bravely Second” in Europe

Square Enix turned heads with Bravely Default, and fans have been pining for its sequel, Bravely Second, ever since. Bravely Second released in Japan in April 2015, and according to a new European trademark bearing the sequel’s name, Square Enix is gearing up to localize it. File “Bravely Second,” or 014174361, at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal more »

Two Sword Art Online games are coming to PS4

JRPGs have come back in force this console generation. Not one to miss the proverbial train, Bandai Namco today (May 27, 2015) announced two Sword Art Online games: Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment and Sword Art Online: Lost Song. The former, a PS4 re-release of the Vita game, will be available digitally via PlayStation Network in Europe, more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, May 27, 2015

Alright folks, this week is all about Capcom. Well, it isn’t really, but Capcom does have a couple of cool ports out this week on the PlayStation Store. We also have a new Magicka, the usual interesting new indie joints and the added bonus of a handheld version of Octodad! Cool stuff this week, if nothing terribly more »

Aksys’ Norn9 is an otome visual novel that may appeal to every gender

Aksys has picked up another otome game! That is, the company is translating and publishing another one of Idea Factory’s visual novels with dating sim elements that’s geared toward women. Introducing Norn9: Var Commons! Norn9: Var Commons is rather unique as far as otome games go. It actually as something of a gender neutral route, more »

The first Humble Indie Bundle for consoles and handhelds is Nintendo-themed

Nintendo is reaching out to work with independent developers by teaming up with the Humble Bundle folks for the hosting the latest Humble Nindie Bundle, with plenty of Nintendo eShop codes. Titles on the 3DS eShop include Mighty Switch Force and Woah Dave!, while the Wii U gets Guacamalee Super Turbo Championship Edition. The current more »

What’s up with the new Yu-Gi-Oh! game listed for PS4 and Xbox One?

Konami has turned a new leaf, though the change didn’t come easy. In the past few months, we’ve seen the publisher delisted from the New York Stock Exchange due to financial constraints, bicker endlessly with Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima regarding his contract and the place of the Metal Gear IP, and play round after round of more »