Category Archives: Nintendo
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 09:29 BST
NetherRealm’s first non-Mortal Kombat game performed well at retail in the US during April, topping the charts as the best-selling title in an otherwise lacklustre month.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 20:51 BST
The Red Son DLC which was a pre-order bonus for Injustice: Gods Among Us will be released as a purchasable pack through PSN and XBLA next week, according to the game’s Twitter account. The skins were also part of the special edition of the game released in the UK. No word on whether the skins will also come with the 20 bonus challenge missions or not, and a price wasn’t announced either. Check back for updates as more information becomes available. Thanks, Joystiq.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 20:42 BST
Watch Dogs’ Jonathan Morin has explained how the multiplayer will work in the game, without giving too much away on it. Essentially, players will always be in their “own session,” but it can be merged with others to where players will “intertwine.”
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 15:25 BST
Nintendo will be hosting a Nintendo Direct presentation tomorrow, May 17, to provide updates on upcoming Wii and 3DS titles for summer. The firm will also discuss future Wii U titles for fall and onward in a Nintendo Direct before the start of E3 2013. It will take place in North America at 10am EST and in the UK at 3PM. We’ll tweet anything pertinent as usual, and provide a full report after both presentations finish.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 15:57 BST
Nintendo has updated the North American end of its eShop and Virtual Console offerings with all sorts of goodies. Get updated below.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 15:45 BST
A teaser for Batman: Arkham Origins has been released, showing a short look at the masked bat fella and Deathstroke going at it like their lives are on the line or something. Watch 12 seconds of kicks, punches, and swordplay below, with the other 29 seconds or so showing logos and a release date. The full trailer is expected to be released on May 20. Batman: Arkham Origins is out worldwide on October 25 on PC, PS3, Wii U, and Xbox 360. The Vita and 3DS title Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate releases alongside the console version.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 11:09 BST
Super Ubi Land developer Notion Games has changed the title of its incoming Wii U eShop game, following a complaint from Ubisoft.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 10:31 BST
Animal Crossing: New Leaf’s co-director Aya Kyogoku has discussed everyone’s favourite shop-keep Tom Nook in a new interview, suggesting that he’s not the evil land baron he appears to be.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 06:48 BST
While generously not slapping Let’s Play creators with takedowns, Nintendo has put in ID claims on clips of its games beyond a certain length – bracketing them with adds and pocketing the revenue.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 02:44 BST
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 23:00 BST
Ubisoft is cautiously forecasting fewer sales of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag than last year’s entry, Assassin’s Creed 3.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 19:07 BST
Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, showing off some high seas battle, pirate mayhem, and leaping assassins. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is out on October on PC, PS3, Wii U, and Xbox 360 and next-gen systems.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 16:35 BST
An Eevee Edition of 3DS XL has been announced for Japan for release in the Pokémon Centres across he region. It will only be available through a lottery, and applications are being taken now through June 3, according to Serebii. Those who are lucky enough to win the draw, will then be able to purchase the handhled for ¥18,900 ($185) come June 22. Sorry importers willing to spend what would likely be thousands for it on eBay, the system is region locked.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 15:05 BST
There’s seems to be no stopping the beast that is Tomodachi Collection: New Life on the Media Create charts. Once again, the title was the number one seller in Japan for the week ending May 12. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Animal Crossing: New Leaf continued to be great sellers as well, the former earning life-to-date sales of 691,921 and the later now pushing
over 3.2 million copies across the region.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 15:55 BST
Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure has been announced by Warner, and includes every DC Comics character imaginable.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 12:48 BST
Nintendo’s Wii U GamePad has been reverse-engineered by the same team that created the Dolphin emulator, and the exercise has unearthed some interesting developments about the device’s upgradable firmware and more.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 09:55 BST
Nintendo has unveiled a new Metallic Red 3DS console for Japan. It’s very lovely, but once again there’s no mention of a western release.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 02:18 BST
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 01:37 BST
A new report from industry analyst Michael Pachter suggests sales of both Nintendo home consoles declined over the last month, although the 3DS is on the up.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 21:46 BST
Atlus has released a new video for Etrian Odyssey: Millennium Girl showing off Simon Yorke. Simon is the head of the investigation party sent by the Mizugaruzu Library to find out what the heck is going on in the ruins. Check him out below. The RPG is due on 3DS in Japan June 27. Thanks, Gematsu.