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Tony Miller is a father of four and has been playing video games non-stop since 1990. You can generally find him hanging around the site, or in the forums. He's not very good at Smash Brothers and he can't wait for Kid Icarus: Uprising to be released. Wii Console Code: 1134-6204-4882-3832 GamerTag: SmileyRyder34

Nintendo Download: Week of August 6th, 2015

Golden SunThis week’s Nintendo Download includes free DLC for Smash Bros., and update for Splatoon as well as an update for Pokemon Rumble World. The biggest new release of the week is Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold. The second game in the Golden Sun franchise hits the Virtual Console and a number of games go on sale this week.

Head past the break for the full list of games available for download on Wii U and 3DS.

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Next Wave Of amiibo Launch In September

September amiiboSeptember is a big month for amiibo. That’s when the next wave of them fully drops. Eight new Smash Bros. related amiibo hit store shelves as does the retro colored version of the original Super Mario. The first wave launches on September 11th and includes:

  • 30th Anniversary Mario Classic Color
  • Zero Suit Samus
  • Ganondorf
  • Olimar
  • Bowser Jr.
  • Dr. Mario

The next set, the Retro 3 Pack, which includes Duck Hunt, R.O.B. and Mr. Game & Watch, will be available for purchase on September 25th. The only way to get these three characters is through this pack as they will not be sold separately.

There was another set of amiibo, a 3 Pack of Mii Fighters, that was originally scheduled to launch in September, but that set has been moved back to November.

All of these figures will have compatibility with the upcoming Super Mario Maker software.

NIS America Sale Going On Now

NIS SaleInterested in a bunch of games published by NIS America, but don’t want to break the bank? Well good thing they’re having a sale right now. More than 20 titles published by the company including games in the Disgaea and Danganronpa series’ are on sale. PS+ members can get some of them for up to 80% off right now.

The sale runs from today until August 11th at Noon. Head past the break to see the full list of games on sale.

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Mega Man Legacy Collection Launching This Month

Mega Man LegacyPS4, Xbox One and PC owners can expect to get their hands on six classic Mega Man games this month on August 25th. Both North American and European players will get the game that day for the low, low price of $14.99 (€14.99 / £11.99). 3DS owners will have to wait a little bit longer as the game isn’t set to come out on that platform until early 2016.

If you want a physical edition of the game those will be available for all systems early next year and will cost a little bit more, $29.99. The collection includes all six of the original NES Mega Man games as well as hundreds of high-res sketches, production art and unused Robot Master designs. There will also be a database of enemy information, a Challenge Mode that remixes the game play and a music player that includes more than 100 songs from the soundtracks of all the games.

LEGO Dimensions Announces Adventure Worlds, More Ghostbusters

Lego Stay Puft Warner Bros and Traveler’s Tales have announced more details about the upcoming LEGO Dimensions game. During play you’ll be able to unlock special Adventure Worlds. These are open world environments where you’ll be able to collect gold bricks, unlock secrets and explore locations from all the different entertainment properties in the game.   There are 14 of these worlds in the game and every characters will be able to unlock the Adventure World from the brand they represent in the game. You’ll have access to three of them with the Starter Pack; Lord of the Rings, LEGO Movie and DC Comics.

Lego SlimerAlso announced today is a Ghostbusters Level Pack that comes with a LEGO version of Peter Venkman.   There are also two new Fun Packs that each come with one character and a vehicle. The two characters shown off are LEGO versions of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and Slimer.

I’m here to tell you people that your wallets are doomed.

Tri Force Heroes Launch Date Confirmed

Tri Force HeroesNintendo showed off the next game in the Legend of Zelda series back at E3. It’s called The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes and it launches for the 3DS on October 23rd.

In the game you and up to two other friends play together as three versions of Link, similar to the Four Swords style games in the past. Different outfits in the game have different abilities and you and your partners must use them all and work together to solve the game’s various puzzles. The new Totem mechanic allows you to all stack on top of each other to reach high, normally out of reach places.

The game will allow for up to three people to play together with Download Play only using one copy of the game or you can play online. The game can also be played solo with the other two players being operated by doll versions of Link.

What do you think? Are you excited for this next co-op Zelda adventure?