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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

Nintendo Download – Week of November 17th

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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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Mario Kart 8 Tops 8 Million Units Sold

There’s a reason I’m not an analyst. I can’t predict what’s going to happen in the world of video games. I don’t think anyone can. Before the game came out I predicted, based on the current sales figures for Wii U at the time, that the game would sell around 1.5 million units. Boy, was I wrong. Nintendo has announced that that the game has … Continue reading Mario Kart 8 Tops 8 Million Units Sold

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Paper Mario Color Splash Review (Wii U)

I’m one of the people that was worried when Paper Mario: Color Splash was shown off. I was disappointed by Sticker Star on the 3DS and was dreading another game in that vein. The card system for battling was back. It didn’t look like there was going to be much in the way of RPG elements and it seemed like it was going to be a generic adventure game. Despite that I was still saying that the game deserved a chance to stand on its own and people needed to wait until the game was out to pass judgement. I’m glad to see it’s a good thing I came into the game with an open mind, because it’s actually really good.

Let’s just get this out of the way now and address the elephant in the room. The battle system from Sticker Star still remains. It’s been tweaked some, but it’s still the card based system that was introduced in that game. At the beginning of each turn you choose a series of cards that you’ll play. These can range from traditional jump and hammer attacks to fire and ice flower power ups or you can even attack with Koopa Troopas or Shy Guys. The order that you place these cards on the screen will be the order that you carry them out in. You need to make sure to plan ahead and really know how much damage will be dealt with each card. If you’re careless you could end up jumping on top of spiked enemies or throwing fireballs at Paratroopas. Those attacks would be wasted and could even damage Mario in the process.

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Nintendo Download: Week of October 6th

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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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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Review (Wii U)

Battle Mirages as they try to steal Performa from the world, all while keeping up with your dance lessons and recording you new hit single. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Review Game purchased from retail, DLC purchased from the eShop Played through the story, did all side-stories and most of the side requests Total Play Time: 90 hours Continue reading Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Review (Wii U)

Steamworld Collection Going To Retail

Image & Form’s really good Steamworld series is getting a retail release. Rising Star Games announced today that they will be publishing the two games, as part of one package called The Steamworld Collection, to retail stores. Both games, Steamworld Dig and Steamworld Heist will be available as part of the collection. It will hit stores for the PS4 and Wii U in the US, … Continue reading Steamworld Collection Going To Retail

Nintendo Download: Week of June 9th

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Kirby comes out this week. That leads the pack in new content released in the eShop this week. Also, don’t forget, if you haven’t created a My Nintendo account and linked it to your Nintendo Network ID then do so. There will be a big sale coming right after E3 that you want to be prepared for.

Head past the break to see all the new content coming to the Wii U and 3DS this week.

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LEGO Dimensions Does Toys-to-Life Right

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Warner Bros. has announced the details for the upcoming expansions to LEGO Dimensions, their take on the toys-to-life business, and I must say they’re going about it the right way. In all 17 new packs will be released to expand the game play of the already stellar game that was released last year. Some of these new packs will simply add new characters to the playable roster, others will add completely new adventures to be had, all based on very popular properties across movies and TV shows.

It all begins on September 27th when the first of the new sets arrive. Those sets are:

Ghostbusters Story Pack (which includes content based on the upcoming Ghostbusters film such as Abby Yates minifig, and a 3-in-1 Ecto 1 vehicle)

Adventure Time Level Pack
Mission Impossible Level Pack
Harry Potter Team Pack
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A-Team Fun Pack

From there additional expansions will be released.

“We’ve built upon the existing LEGO DIMENSIONS Starter Pack to expand the gameplay possibilities with entirely new LEGO experiences that can’t be found anywhere else,” – Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games

Read on for further details about what will be released throughout the Fall and into next Summer.

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