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Interview: Image & Form on its SteamWorld Dig Adventure and Hopes for Wii U

Image & Form on its SteamWorld Dig Adventure and Hopes for Wii U

"I believe 2014 is going to be a great year for the Wii U"

Just recently Image & Form confirmed that SteamWorld Dig is coming to the Wii U this Autumn / Fall, which is certainly terrific news for fans of the 3DS original. In some senses it's entirely logical, as the title has been upgraded for HD releases on PC and PS4, while also making its way...

News: Gaijin Games Changes Name to Choice Provisions, Woah Dave! Due This Summer on 3DS

Gaijin Games Changes Name to Choice Provisions, Woah Dave! Due This Summer on 3DS

"We are but humble purveyors of video games"

Gaijin Games is a name familiar to keen Nintendo download gamers, as it's the studio behind the terrific BIT.TRIP series on WiiWare and Wii U eShop gem BIT.TRIP Presents: RUNNER 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. The name may be iconic, but the company has decided to change its identity to the rather...

Review: Color Zen (3DS eShop)

Color Zen (3DS eShop)

Nirvana on the go

Last month we reviewed the Wii U version of Color Zen, a relaxing abstract puzzler in which you match geometric shapes with colours as a soothing electronica soundtrack plays in the background. This week the chilled-out title arrives on 3DS largely intact; it's essentially the same game, shrunk down to the small screen(s). It's the...

News: Shovel Knight Launches in North America on Wii U and 3DS eShops on 26th June

Shovel Knight Launches in North America on Wii U and 3DS eShops on 26th June

Yacht Club Games also attending E3

Dust off your spade and get ready for action because Yacht Club Games has just announced that Shovel Knight will be released in North America on both the Wii U and 3DS eShops on the 26th of this month. If Shovel Knight hasn’t already piqued your interest, it’s an 8-Bit inspired adventure game that’s been...

News: Natsume Confirms A-Train: City Simulator For 3DS and Alphadia Genesis for Wii U

Natsume Confirms A-Train: City Simulator For 3DS and Alphadia Genesis for Wii U

Some story background for Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley also included

Natsume recently announced that Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley is coming to 3DS in 2014, and has today used its pre-E3 press release to confirm two more titles coming to Nintendo systems; both seem like candidates for the eShop, though that's not confirmed. First up we have...

News: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Case Begins on 3DS eShop in Winter 2014

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Case Begins on 3DS eShop in Winter 2014

Screens, details and a trailer released

Japanese 3DS owners have had a chance to enjoy Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection for over a month, a remastered compilation of the first three games in the popular Capcom series. In exciting news the company has now confirmed Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy for a release in the West, arriving exclusively...

Nintendo Download: 5th June (North America)

5th June (North America)

Tomodachi comes to life, 1001 Spikes, Minish Cap and much more

It's that time, North America, for the latest Nintendo Download Update with the details of new goodies available this week. There's a high-profile retail title on 3DS along with an assortment of new download-only titles on both current systems; there's some welcome retro Zelda and more...

News: AiRace Xeno Speeds Onto the 3DS eShop on 12th June

AiRace Xeno Speeds Onto the 3DS eShop on 12th June

At a budget price along with some QubicGames discounts

Fans of flying very, very fast may be familiar with the AiRace series from Qubic Games, which most recently arrived on 3DS with AiRace Speed. That was a fun title that earned a solid 7/10 in our review, so we're pleased to see that a new entry in the franchise is dropping in next week's...

News: 1001 Spikes Creator Believes Trends Are Shifting Back Towards Tough, Challenging Games

1001 Spikes Creator Believes Trends Are Shifting Back Towards Tough, Challenging Games

"We are at a cusp of a new revolution"

1001 Spikes is available now on the Wii U and 3DS eShop stores in North America, and early noise around the platforming title is that it's pretty darn tough. Retro in looks and, it seems, retro in style, it's sure to endanger 3DS systems and GamePad controllers now that it's nestling on some systems. Though...

News: Another World: 20th Anniversary Edition Confirmed for Wii U and 3DS

Another World: 20th Anniversary Edition Confirmed for Wii U and 3DS

There's a new trailer to prove it

Not long ago we reported on a rating — which was quickly taken down — that appeared to show that Another World: 20th Anniversary Edition is coming to the Wii U and 3DS; as it's one of the most iconic games of the '90s, that was pleasing news for some of us with long memories. At the time publisher The Digital...

News: Star Fox's Iconic Blue-Marine Is Descending To Steel Diver: Sub Wars

Star Fox's Iconic Blue-Marine Is Descending To Steel Diver: Sub Wars

Be sure to grab the premium version before June 19th

As we all know, Steel Diver: Sub Wars has a strong bond with the Star Fox series — it was co-developed by Vitei, the company formed by ex-Argonaut and Nintendo employee Giles Goddard, who worked on the original Star Fox back in the early '90s. Sub Wars already features a nod to the famous space...

News: Yumi's Odd Odyssey Receives Discount in North America

Yumi's Odd Odyssey Receives Discount in North America

Reel in the savings before 15th June

If you've been nibbling at the fishing rod-flinging, platforming puzzle adventure that is Yumi's Odd Odyssey but have yet to bite, perhaps a $10 discount on the North American eShop will be enough to lure you in. Until 15th June, the 3DS entry in this cult favourite series will be available for $19.99. We gave...

News: Footage and Details of The Keep on 3DS Are Uncovered

Footage and Details of The Keep on 3DS Are Uncovered

Cinemax provides a closer look at its ambitious dungeon-crawling title

Earlier this year we brought you news of The Keep, a title coming to the 3DS eShop from the prolific download developer Cinemax; it certainly seems to be one of the studio's most ambitious projects to date. The company promised more details would come ahead of its summer...

Review: Arc Style: Baseball 3D (3DS eShop)

Arc Style: Baseball 3D (3DS eShop)

Take me out to a real ball game...

Arc System Works' latest casual sports title, Arc Style: Baseball 3D, contains the same extensive customisation options of Arc Style: Soccer!! 3D, but it also retains the sluggish, repetitive gameplay and adds some new issues to boot. There is fun to be had in the local multiplayer and even the single player...