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News: Senran Kagura Burst Confirmed For Physical And 3DS eShop Release In Europe

Senran Kagura Burst Confirmed For Physical And 3DS eShop Release In Europe

Rip off your clothes in joy

It has been confirmed today that Senran Kagura Burst will be receiving a European release on the 3DS next year. Already confirmed for launch on the 3DS eShop in North America, this side-scrolling fighter will be going one better in Europe, where it will also be getting a boxed version as well. European distribution will...

News: 3D Streets Of Rage Will Come With One Hit Deathblow Mode

3D Streets Of Rage Will Come With One Hit Deathblow Mode

Bare Knuckle becomes Fist of the North Star?

Sega's 3D Classics range — which has so far only seen the light of day in Japan but is due to hit the west soon — is a selection of the company's past titles adapted for the 3DS console's auto-stereoscopic display. In the games released so far, Sega has made other enhancements — such as extra game...

Nintendo Download: 8th August (North America)

8th August (North America)

DuckTales returns, Bumpie has a party, Mario & Luigi are dreamy and more

It's that time again, North America, with some juicy Wii U and 3DS options coming your way in this week's Nintendo Download update. There's some nice variety, too, with a platforming remake, quirky mini-game collection and a bonkers RPG among the options. Let's get to the...

News: Classic Retro Titles Coming To North American eShop Later This Year

Classic Retro Titles Coming To North American eShop Later This Year

Super Mario Bros. 3 will be on both Wii U and 3DS

During today's Nintendo Direct it was announced that North America will be getting some timeless classics made available on the eShop. Broadcasting from the Nintendo Treehouse - we're not sure if it's actually a real treehouse - Erik Peterson confirmed five titles will be coming later this year...

News: Super Mario Bros. 2 Available On The 3DS Virtual Console Right Now in Europe

Super Mario Bros. 2 Available On The 3DS Virtual Console Right Now in Europe

The wait is over

Today's Nintendo Direct revealed some more information about a few upcoming releases but there was room for some older classic titles too. For example, Super Mario Bros. 2 is available to download from the 3DS Virtual Console in Europe right now for £4.49/€4.99. The game was released back in 1988 on the NES and is a little...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The North American Presentation Live

Watch The North American Presentation Live

Come for the games, stay for the banter

It's been a while, hasn't it? But fear not, a new Nintendo Direct is upon us, containing juicy news relating to "previously announced" Wii U and 3DS titles. You can watch the entire broadcast on this very page, and we'll be supplying blow-by-blow coverage as well. You can also chat freely with other Nintendo...

News: Nicalis Teases SNES-Style JRPG Title For 3DS

Nicalis Teases SNES-Style JRPG Title For 3DS

Excited yet?

Nicalis has taken to Twitter to tease a new project for the 3DS which combines Japanese role-playing with SNES-style music. A long-time supporter of the 3DS eShop, Nicalis has previously given us titles such as VVVVVV and Ikachan. There's no news on what this mystery game could be, but given the company's track record we're getting...

News: Senran Kagura Burst Confirmed For North American 3DS eShop

Senran Kagura Burst Confirmed For North American 3DS eShop

XSEED is localising another Japanese title

XSEED has confirmed it is bringing Senran Kagura Burst to the 3DS eShop later this year. The sidescrolling action brawler has been available in Japan for a while and features five buxom high school ninjas, each with their own special ability, who train in a secret academy. There are in fact two separate...

News: Smash Bowling 3D Ready To Strike 3DS

Smash Bowling 3D Ready To Strike 3DS

From the creators of Big Bass Arcade

Big John Games has announced its latest 3DS title, Smash Bowling 3D, which is expected to be released via the eShop on 8th August for $4.99. The developer notes that the bowling sim expands its lineup of sports games, which currently consists of the Big Bass Arcade series. Here's what the studio had to say about...

News: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Players "Won't Feel Lost" if They Haven't Played Earlier Titles

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Players "Won't Feel Lost" if They Haven't Played Earlier Titles

The game's producer believes the series will continue after Dual Destinies

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies is already out in Japan and topped the software charts in its first week of release. It will be heading to the West this Fall but will only be available as a download from the 3DS eShop. This will be the first title in the main...

Video: Game Freak May Have Made Solitaire and Horse Racing an Awesome Combination

Game Freak May Have Made Solitaire and Horse Racing an Awesome Combination

This 'aint the Grand National

Not so long ago Game Freak — best known for the Pokémon franchise — teased a new title with a silhouette, and then surprised us all by revealing an eShop title combining horse racing with Solitaire. Anyone who said "I knew that's what it'd be" is clearly not being entirely truthful. But still, HarmoKnight was a...

News: Jump Trials Supreme Confirmed For A 3DS eShop Release

Jump Trials Supreme Confirmed For A 3DS eShop Release

G-Style outlines what players can expect to see

Jump Trials has been a pretty successful series for G-Style and has seen two iterations on DSiWare in the past. The developer made its 3DS eShop debut not so long ago and has Chain Blaster, Undead Bowling and Crazy Construction residing in the digital store. It seems the company is not done there and...

Nintendo Download: 1st August (North America)

1st August (North America)

Pikmin 3, a visit to Cloudberry Kingdom, retro Kirby and much more

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, and this week brings the long-awaited Pikmin 3 to stores. There's plenty more to consider, with new and old download-only options on the Wii U eShop, more retail goodies and a few diverse offerings on the 3DS eShop. Without further ado,...

News: Dan Adelman: Nintendo's Got "A Whole Bunch More" Coming to the Wii U eShop this Holiday

Dan Adelman: Nintendo's Got "A Whole Bunch More" Coming to the Wii U eShop this Holiday

Also confirms that smartphone and PC purchases are on the way

Dan Adelman's job title of Business Development Manager may not reveal much in itself, but as explained to us late last year, he's the man responsible for working with and encouraging small developers to bring their games to Nintendo's eShop platforms. It's an approach that seems to have...

News: SteamWorld Dig To Hit 3DS eShop in North America and PAL Regions on 8th August

SteamWorld Dig To Hit 3DS eShop in North America and PAL Regions on 8th August

Keep on diggin'

A little while ago we discovered that Swedish developer Image & Form was working on a spiritual successor to DSiWare title SteamWorld: Tower Defence. In our interview with the developer, we were told that the 3DS eShop title is a "platform mining adventure" with the "aim to mix platform play with puzzles and emergent elements"...

News: Report Suggests You'll Soon Be Able To Purchase Nintendo Titles Via Your Phone Or PC

Report Suggests You'll Soon Be Able To Purchase Nintendo Titles Via Your Phone Or PC

Nintendo outlines its digital future

Nintendo is taking the online side of its business very seriously — little wonder when you consider that it has just reported a 150% increase in download revenue compared to last year — and the next phase of its plan will allow users to purchase Wii U and 3DS content using platforms other than their consoles...

News: Flipnote Studio 3D European Release is Delayed

Flipnote Studio 3D European Release is Delayed

Will be reanimated soon

Some of you may be wondering where the European Nintendo Download Update is, and we've been wondering the same thing. This week's details haven't been forthcoming at the usual time, and we now understand why that may be the case. Flipnote Studio 3D, which was originally due out this week in Europe, has been delayed...