Nintendo Announces Big Cyber Sale For 3DS & Wii U

  Nintendo has just announced a huge Cyber Deal sale online that begins today. You can get a number of titles for up to 50% off. These apply to the downloadable versions of these games only. Some of the games on sale include Hyrule Warriors Legends on 3DS for $28. Fire Emblem Awakening is $20, as is Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. On Wii U … Continue reading Nintendo Announces Big Cyber Sale For 3DS & Wii U

Save Glitches Ruining Pokemon Sun & Moon For Some

There are a lot of copies floating around out there of the newest Pokemon release.  However, it’s not all going as well as some players would look.  A number of people are reporting through social media that the game is being corrupted when they save in Pokemon Centers.  There’s no real pattern to it or reason for it as of now and it’s not happening … Continue reading Save Glitches Ruining Pokemon Sun & Moon For Some


My Three Year Old, Pokemon, and Me

I started playing Pokemon Moon last night. I’m just two or three hours in and I have eight Pokemon in my collection so far. This is the first game in the series I’ve played since Pokemon Black back in 2010. I’ve gone on record in the past saying that the mainline games aren’t my favorite in the Pokemon franchise. I actually really prefer the Mystery Dungeon series to the RPGs. I definitely see the appeal of them, especially for younger players, but with so many RPGs to play it was always further down my list than games like Dragon Quest or Final Fantasy.

What I have discovered, however, is that my three year old daughter loves this game. I booted the game up right after dinner to just mess around for a few minutes. I hadn’t planned on really getting into the game at that point. My daughter saw that I was playing something and she crawled up into my lap and watched me play. She curled up with her head on my shoulder so she could be comfortable and still see the screen. I had already made the choice as to who my starter was going to be, but once I got to that point, before I could even choose the Pokemon to accompany me she said, ‘Oh, look at that blue one, he’s so cute.’ Now you have to imagine that in the voice of a three year old girl. I had no choice. Little did she know that was who I was going to choose anyway. It made the choice crystal clear. Popplio was my starter.

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Pokemon Sun/Moon Review (3DS)

Here we are in 2016, 20 years since the release of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. Who would’ve thought that what was supposed to be a fad would last this long. With each iteration to the Pokémon franchise come new Pokémon, a new location, and a new adventure. Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon is no exception to that. Here we are taking a refreshing look at the newest iteration to the Pokémon franchise.

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Mario Party Star Rush Review (3DS)

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with the Mario Party series over the years. Some of them have been great (I’m looking at you 2, 4, and 6). Some of them have been not so great (see 9 and 10). The last few felt limited and while Nintendo tried to streamline the whole system they just didn’t feel much like a party and more like a forced socialization. They’ve never really been terrible, but some of them just haven’t been much fun. Mario Party Star Rush is hoping that the changes will bring people back to the party, but did it work?

In short the answer is yes. In the games “Main Mode”, which is called Toad Scramble, gone are the straight, Monopoly style follow the path board games and in are more open checkers or chess style board. You can go anywhere you want and Nintendo has tried to get you to explore the boards by putting enticing bonuses randomly around the playing area. The whole point of the game, like always is to collect the most stars. How you go about that now is completely different than the way it’s been in the past. Previously once you reached a star space on a board you pay your alloted number of coins and you get said star. Now everyone gets the chance to compete, but the person who gets there first has some advantage over everyone else.

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Nintendo Download – Week of November 17th


It’s Pokemon day in the eShop. Pokemon Sun & Moon release this week (technically tomorrow, but who’s counting). Also, if you haven’t played it Wario Land Shake It! Drops for the VC on Wii U. That game is a really fun, really funny platformer starring everyone’s favorite greedy anti-hero. Check it out, seriously.

For the full list of new releases this week head past the break, and be nice to Poplio.

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New 3DS Available Under $100 For the First Time

If you’re in the market for a New Nintendo 3DS system then Nintendo has a Black Friday deal just for you.  Starting on November 25th, for a limited time, the New 3DS will be available for $99.99.  The system comes in either the Black version seen here or a white version, both of which are decorated with popular Mushroom Kingdom characters. The 3DS has some … Continue reading New 3DS Available Under $100 For the First Time

Monster Hunter Generations Gets Two New Crossover Sets Today

Monster Hunter Generations gets new crossover armor and weapon sets today. Capcom brings one of their most iconic arcade franchises with Ghosts ‘n Goblins. Felynes can get a set of armor that decks them out to look like Arthur. Fans of Fire Emblem get a treat with a new set of armor that will bring the iconic look of Marth into the game. Not only … Continue reading Monster Hunter Generations Gets Two New Crossover Sets Today

Nintendo Download: Week of October 6th


It’s Paper Mario release week in the eShop this week. Paper Mario Color Splash goes on sale tomorrow. That’s the biggest release of the week and the last major release for the Wii U for the rest of the year and into next year until The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The Virtual Console gets a couple big games this week as well.

Head past the break for the full list of releases available this week.

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Nintendo Download: Week of September 29th

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This week is a pretty big week in the eShop. Yokai Watch 2 drops two different versions of the game. So whether you like Fleshy Souls or Bony spirits they’ve got you covered. Sonic gets another game on the 3DS (you can read our review here: ) You can also check out one of the better Mega Man style games on 3DS in the sequel to Azure Striker Gunvolt.

Head past the break for the full list of games available to download this week.

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