Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse leads this week’s Nintendo Downloads. If you’re looking for a great RPG on 3DS to play that’s one you should definitely check out. Severed hits Wii U this week. Then you have Donkey Kong Country Returns on the Virtual Console for Wii U and a few Final Fight games heading to the New 3DS.
For the full list of games making their eShop debut and a list of games that are going on sale this week head past the break.
Continue reading Nintendo Download : Week of September 22nd
The Hero’s Journal is my attempt at creative writing. It gives me a chance to talk about the stuff I’m doing in a game while playing through it. Many games I use the Hero’s Journal for are longer RPGs that will take a lot of time to play. It’s a good way to chronicle my thoughts and let you guys behind the scenes a little bit. You’ll find out some of the stuff that I’m doing in the game and you’ll see what my characters experience.
I will warn you that these articles could contain spoilers so if you don’t want anything potentially spoiled don’t read past the break. This time I’m playing through Dragon Quest VII. Make sure to check back often as these posts will be updated with new journal entries chronicling my adventures.
Continue reading Hero’s Journal: Dragon Quest VII
With Shelby and Micah both out this week do the rest of the crew take that opportunity to talk about Monster Hunter for 90 minutes? I can tell you Monster Hunter does get talked about, but if you want to know for how long you’ll have to listen to find out. Shannon gets back from a secret mission in the middle of the ocean. Ethan gets fast, very fast. Tony learns it’s much easier to turn left than it is to turn right.
Yes, Tony screws up the date in the intro. Let’s not talk about that, shall we?
Hosts: Tony, Shannon, Ethan
Run Time: 1:22:45
You’ve got things you want to tell us. I know you do. Email us at email@example.com. If you want to see the things we’re doing on video you’ll have to find us on Youtube. We have a Twitter account where we occasionally tweet out things and Facebook is the go to place to join the community in whatever is being discussed.
Dragon Quest VII is the big hitter in the eShop this week. If you’re in the mood for catching adorable, mischevious demons then maybe the demo for Yokai Watch 2 is more your kind of thing. Even the Virtual Console gets a good release in Wario Ware: Smooth Moves for the Wii. There’s some good stuff coming to the eShop today. Head past the break for the full list.
Continue reading Nintendo Download – Week of September 15th
Today at Apple’s conference Mr. Miyamoto was on stage to show off Nintendo’s next mobile game. It’s not Animal Crossing, or Fire Emblem as has been previously announced. This one stars everyone’s favorite plumber. Super Mario Run is set to come to iOS later this year.
The game is a runner where Mario automatically runs from left to right. Tapping on Mario will make him jump. Hold the tap longer, he jumps higher. Just touching enemies will defeat them. At different points later in the game there will be blocks that can be used to change Mario’s direction. The point of the game is to collect as many coins as you can and reach the end of the level before time runs out.
There will be multi-player options available too. A battle mode, called Toad Rally, will have you choosing an opponent to try and beat their score. You can play with friends or against other people from around the world. There is no flag pole to reach in this mode. You just keep running and collecting coins until the timer runs out. The person with the most coins at the end wins and will have Toadette appear to tell you who collected the most.
One thing that does appear to be the case with this release is that it will not be free to play. It will be available for a set price with no in-app purchases necessary. It will also have stickers for iMessage that will work in iOS 10.
Super Mario Run is expected to hit the app store later this year.
This week the spotlight is on Mii Plaza as the five new games announced during today’s Direct are available for download. Also, for those of you who haven’t played Skyward Sword yet it’s avaialble on the Wii U Virtual Console.
Head past the break for the full list of games available for download.
Continue reading Nintendo Download – Week of Sept. 1st
Nintendo announced a new Picross 3D game would be coming to the 3DS later this year. The game, which will have a demo available today, takes the popular Picross formula that fans love and allows you to create 3D images. You tap away at more than 300 puzzles. Blocks can be painted with two colors to reveal elaborate 3d images. The game will also have amiibo support and will allow you to uncover secret Nintendo characters.
The game, when it launches will cost $29.99. A free demo of the game is available today on the 3DS eShop.