Nintendo Download: Week of December 15th

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This week’s Nintendo download sees Nintendo’s first real ‘game’ appear on iOS. That’s right, Super Mario Run releases today. You can download it for free and try it out. If you like it a one time purchase of $9.99 gives you the full game. On Virtual Console, one of the better racing games to appear on Wii, Excite Bots: Trick Racing is available once again.

My Nintendo adds some new rewards giving you discounts on some different Mario themed Virtual Console games. Head past the break for the full list of games that are available for download this week.

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Dragon Quest VIII Introductory Trailer

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King originally came out way back in 2005 on the Playstation 2 here in North America. Bonus fact: it was the first game in the series to feature the Dragon Quest name as all the previous entries in the franchise here featured the Dragon Warrior title that was originally used to get around a copyright issue. As such … Continue reading Dragon Quest VIII Introductory Trailer

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Yooka-Laylee Release Date Announced, Wii U Versions Shelved

Yooka-Laylee is without a doubt one of the most anticipated games currently in development. It was a huge success on Kickstarter. The studio behind the game was also behind games like Banjo & Kazooie. This game harkens back to the platformers of the N64 and PS1 era. Now Playtonic, the developers of the game, have announced when fans will be able to get their hands … Continue reading Yooka-Laylee Release Date Announced, Wii U Versions Shelved

Mini Golf Resort Release Date Next Week

Who doesn’t like a good game of mini golf? I know I certainly do. Teyon has announced that their newest mini-golf game, Mini Golf Resort, will be heading to the 3DS next week, just in time for Christmas. The game features more than 1000 holes set across 56 different courses and four separate worlds. There will be a number of customization options including clubs, clothes … Continue reading Mini Golf Resort Release Date Next Week

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XSEED Announces Release Date For New Shantae Game

WayForward and XSEED have finally given a release date for the upcoming release of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. The game was successfully funded through Kickstarter earning more than $776,000 back in 2014. The title will be available at retail and digital stores on December 20th. Wii U owners will have to wait just a little bit longer as the game will be available for that system … Continue reading XSEED Announces Release Date For New Shantae Game

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First Screens From New Switch Exclusive

I don’t know anything about this game, but these screenshots come from gameblog.fr. The game, called Seasons of Heaven, is coming from California based Any Arts Production and it looks gorgeous. The only thing we really know about it is that the game will be a Switch exclusive. Aside from that no details about the game are known at this time. There is an interview … Continue reading First Screens From New Switch Exclusive

Reggie Shows Jimmy Fallon Switch

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a bigger geek out moment than Jimmy Fallon last night. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime was on the show to show off Super Mario Run, which hits iOS on the 15th of this month. Jimmy couldn’t hold back his excitement of getting to try out the game and then when Reggie said he had a surprise for Jimmy … Continue reading Reggie Shows Jimmy Fallon Switch

New LEGO Dimensions Trailer Is Fantastic

Fans of the world of Harry Potter and LEGO Dimensions will be excited to see this new trailer showcasing all the content from the most recent Story Pack for the game, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  The trailer shows off Newt Scamander’s abilities, some funny crossover moments with other franchises and the beautiful new portal gate featuring architecture from 1920’s New York.  Check … Continue reading New LEGO Dimensions Trailer Is Fantastic

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