Category Archives: North America
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 15:00 BST
Nintendo has updated its eShop offerings for North America with a sale on classic Kirby titles. Basically, if you buy two you will get the third free. Tomorrow, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D lands on the shop, NARUTO Powerful Shippuden is new for 3DS, and more. Hit up the break for your full update.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 18:41 BST
Nintendo Direct sessions for North America and Europe contained quite a bit of interesting information on the firm’s upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles for summer. During the event, the biggest take away was when Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced that the next three Sonic titles to be released from SEGA will be exclusive to Nintendo systems.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 20:49 BST
Sony has updated the US end of the PS Store early today, with pre-orders for GRID 2 and Resident Evil: Revelations. Metro: Last Light is now available through PSN, along with Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny and DUST 514. Manhunt is now available as PS2 classic, and Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery is out on Vita. DLC for Skullgirls, God of War: Ascension, Uprising for Black Ops 2 and the Ranger mode for Metro: Last Light are also on the docket.
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Thu, May 09, 2013 | 16:35 BST
Sony has released the April 2013 PSN Top Sellers charts for both the US and UK, and Guacamelee! topped the US combined charts and the PSN chart in Europe.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 14:38 BST
Nintendo has updated its offerings for the North American eShop with Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move, a Wii U demo for Resident Evil Revelations, and couple Virtual Console titles. Full update is below.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 15:12 BST
NPD has released its Online Gaming 2013 report, and it finds that 72% of US gamers play video games online, a 5% increase year-over-year.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 22:04 BST
Nintendo has updated its eShop offerings for North America with all sorts of Virtual Console goodies such as Pac-Man, Balloon Fight, and Mega Man. There’s also items available for 3DS users, so head below for your full update.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 21:11 BST
The Games for Change festival will be held this year June 17-19. Tickets are now on sale. A schedule of panels for the 10th annual new York event, which focuses the “positive social impact of games,” can be found here. General admission will run you $550 for the entire event, but non-profit and government employees can get a discount. Thanks, Polygon.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 14:30 BST
Offerings through Nintendo’s North American eShop this week are a bit slim, so we’ll just get right to it. The promised Challenges mode is available for Rayman Legends on Wii U; Mega Man 4 us available through 3DS Virtual Console; SENGOKU has hit Virtual Console on Wii, Crazy Construction is available for 3DS, and Color Commando can be yours on both DSi through DSiWare and on 3DS.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 14:47 BST
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins won’t be available through the eShop until Sunday, but it’s part of this week’s North American Nintendo Downloads, so you need to be aware fo it. Also, starting today, Guild01 titles Liberation Maiden, Crimson Shroud, and Areo Porter are on sale. You also have until April 19 – tomorrow – to get Pokédex 3D Pro for cheap. Hit the break for your full update.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 08:38 BST
Nintendo hosted Nintendo Direct sessions in both North America and Europe today, announcing a new installment in the Mario Party series for 3DS, release dates for Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, the Virtual Console release of Earthbound or Mother 2 if you will, and a 2014 release for Bravely Default: Flying Fairy in the west.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 11:42 BST
Gears of War: Judgment and God of War: Ascension “significantly underperformed” in March, new report finds
Gears of War: Judgment and God of War: Ascension both performed poorly through March according to a new report from market analysts Cowen & Company.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 14:13 BST
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers, Injustice: Gods Among Us, and Kirby’s Adventure are the big ones heading up Nintendo’s download contents this week. Granted, neither titles land until April 16 and April 17, respectively, but at least Nintendo has given you the option to plan ahead. For those who need something now, Dillon’s Rolling Western: The Last Ranger is available for 3DS, alongside Soccer Up 3D and Clash of Elementalists. Hit up the break for the full line-up.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 21:45 BST
Sony has announced the titles included in its Spring Fever US PlayStation Store event will features Cross-Buy functionality for upcoming indie titles in its Spring Fever PS Store event.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 22:17 BST
Toki Tori 2 is finally ready for your download through the eShop for Wii U. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates of Inifinity also has new DLC available for those whow own a 3DS. There are other title available this week, and all are listed below. There’s also a sale on escapeVektor.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 18:45 GMT
This week marks the release of Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity on the North American eShop. Well, technically the titles aren’t out until Sunday, March 24, but Nintendo has its own, special calendar, and has for years. While you will have to wait another couple days to get your hands on them, there are other titles available to pass the time with.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 15:39 GMT
En Masse Entertainment has announced North American player accounts for TERA: Rising has risen to over 1.4 million since going free-to-play in February.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 16:42 GMT
Fire Emblem Awakening sold 180,000 units at North American retail, Nintendo has confirmed to Joystiq, making it the best first month sales in the history of the franchise. NoA also told the site that eShop sales were 63,000 units, which made up 35% of total sales. The last entry in the series, Shadow Dragon, has moved over 250,000 units in North America to date.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 13:36 GMT
Nintendo has updated its weekly, downloadable offerings for North America today, and this week you can pick up demos for HarmoKnight and Chasing Aurora and other goodies. Starting Monday, March 18 you can pick up LEGO City Undercover from the eShop and later on in the week on March 19 you can nab Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Need for Speed: Most Wanted U.
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Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 12:56 GMT