Shortly after learning about The Battle Cats through a Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation last year, I decided that rather than wait for the 3DS version to possibly get localized, I'd be better off playing the existing mobile game to satiate my curiosity. Show More Summary
Recently, I threatened to start a petition to cancel all upcoming Nintendo Directs unless more Metroid Prime: Federation Force was shown, but luckily Nintendo caved to my demands and showed off the game. The Internet's reaction to the...Show More Summary
At last week’s Nintendo Direct, it was announced a whole load of SNES games are finally making their way over to the New 3DS and New 3DS XL. However, when the games come out is different depending upon your region. Last week Europe saw...Show More Summary
Team Meat legend Tommy Refenes took to Twitter to spread the news that Super Meat Boy would be hitting the Wii U in the near future, as confirmed by a recent Nintendo Direct. He notes that the developer tasked with the port is "wrapping...Show More Summary
Recently by way of the Nintendo Direct event last week, Lost Reavers was confirmed for a localization. The free-to-play Wii U game will be coming west on April 28, and there will also be an open beta. There's no word on a physical edition of the game. Until then, you can watch this trailer for the Japanese edition, which showcases some new stuff. Show More Summary
Japan is doing all kinds of #brand #synergy according to Japanese Nintendo, if you want to know what from the last Nintendo Direct is different for those living in Japan. For example, Dragon Quest X is free in Japan through the Nintendo eShop from March 14-31 and it comes with a couple of Splatoon shirts. Show More Summary
Japan will forever get better video game-related swag than we do. It's fact. There's no point in disputing it. The latest Nintendo Direct (at least Nintendo's home Japanese division) proves this fact with the sexy New 3DS XL emblazoned with Super Famicom accoutrements. Show More Summary
I like Bill Trinen's dad jokes as much as the next guy, but Nintendo of Europe's Satoru Shibata stole the show yesterday in the separate UK Nintendo Direct. In an adorable move reminiscent of the legendary Satoru Iwata, Shibata celebrated...Show More Summary
If you watched the Nintendo Direct last night you’d be forgiven for thinking Nintendo had decided nothing was Japan-exclusive anymore. But there was one new product we didn’t hear about on the US […]
Nintendo knows you want to move to Japan for the swag alone. During Thursday evening's streaming Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo's home Japanese division showed off a sweet New 3DS XL handheld inspired by the Super Famicom — the...Show More Summary
Two weeks ago Nintendo revealed it is bringing classic Super NES games to its portable 3DS consoles, but now it seems the Japanese giant is going the extra mile for its most nostalgic gamers. During yesterday’s Nintendo Direct presentation, the company unveiled plans to launch a Super Famicon-inspired New 3DS XL device. Show More Summary
Nintendo is taking amiibo ownership and gating to the next level. As per their Nintendo Direct presentation yesterday, they announced that Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge would allow for an early access period of roughly one month for anyone who purchases an amiibo from March 25 on from Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop. Show More Summary
If you were watching the Japan-specific Nintendo Direct yesterday, you would have noticed a little hardware treat for fans of classic consoles. A special edition New 3DS XL is coming to Nintendo's home turf with a Super Famicom design, complete with classic colors and nostalgic "buttons" on the outer shell. Show More Summary
Star Fox Zero was designed to be played with motion controls. We got an updated look at Star Fox Zero during yesterday’s Nintendo Direct. The game looks a lot sharper now than it ever did, but the question of whether or not motion controls will work remains a point of contention. According to Nintendo, you […]
As part of the recent Nintendo Direct, it seems that the New 3DS will be getting a variety of SNES games added to its Virtual Console library.
Pokken Tournament spawned a new trailer as part of the Nintendo Direct today. This new Pokken Tournament trailer is called “Pokemon are Ready for Battle”. It shows Pokemon, you know, ready for battle. And battling, in some cases. Amazing! Pokken Tournament launches in March, exclusively for Wii U.
Nintendo had plenty to say with this afternoon's Nintendo Direct. The company shed further light on its spring lineup, revealing more information about the games everyone knew about and also revealing a few new ones that came as a complete surprise. Show More Summary
Gamers eager to learn more about the Wii U 'Legend of Zelda' will have to wait.
3DS fans have plenty to look forward to over the next few months, and the Wii U won’t go neglected, either. Watch the Nintendo Direct replay here. Wii U line-up We were pleased to see a new Wii U announce during today’s Nintendo Direct: Paper Mario: Color Splash is coming to Wii U this year, […]
Today's Nintendo Direct featured a light feast of sci-fi adventures and fantasy tales, including a new Star Fox game, the return of classic Super Nintendo games (exclusive to the New 3DS handheld), a new Kirby game and the announcement of Monster Hunter Generations for Western audiences. Show More Summary