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News: Mega Man, Shin Megami Tensei And Ganbare Goemon Sequels Coming To Japanese Virtual Console Services

Mega Man, Shin Megami Tensei And Ganbare Goemon Sequels Coming To Japanese Virtual Console Services

The 3DS and Wii U Virtual Console get the follow-on treatment

Japanese players will get the chance to go sequel-crazy next week thanks to the arrival of three classic games across the 3DS and Wii U Virtual Console services. On the handheld front, Mega Man II (the Game Boy version, not the NES sequel) is hitting the 3DS eShop for 500 Yen. Although...

News: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Set To Take The Stand in October

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Set To Take The Stand in October

Will preside in the eShop on 24th October

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies has been given a release date in North America and Europe. According to the official Ace Attorney Facebook page, it will emerge into the 3DS eShop in both regions on 24th October and will be priced at $29.99 / €24.99. While Japan received a physical copy of...

Nintendo Download: 19th September (Europe)

19th September (Europe)

Wii U gets Mega, intergalactic pinball, AiRacing, gladiators and more

It's Monday morning, Europe, which doesn't mean dreary skies and the beginning of another week's working drudgery, it actually represents Nintendo Download news day. The goodies due to arrive on Thursday this week are all on the Wii U and 3DS, with a Capcom classic on the home...

News: CoderChild Developing Cubit The Robot For 3DS

CoderChild Developing Cubit The Robot For 3DS

The levels are coming along nicely

CoderChild has been developing a game called Cubit The Robot but little information about it has emerged short of a few screenshots on social media. However, the Spanish studio has now revealed on its Twitter page Cubit will be heading to 3DS as it helpfully displayed a 3DS hashtag alongside a couple of new...

News: Devil Survivor Overclocked Should Be Available in The European 3DS eShop Next Month

Devil Survivor Overclocked Should Be Available in The European 3DS eShop Next Month

It's long overdue

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked emerged in Europe earlier this year, but suffered with teething problems that saw the game break part way through. Thankfully, Ghostlight, the publisher in Europe, created a patch and all is well again, with players now able to play the game in full without worrying about it...

Nintendo Download: 12th September (North America)

12th September (North America)

Things get Wonderful, an untold story has a demo, discounts galore and more

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, with a host of new offerings to tempt you this week. We have a wonderful PlatinumGames Wii U retail exclusive, classic Zelda, a promising demo, various sales and more. The DSi even gets some love this week, leaving the Wii as the...

News: Bertil Hörberg Shows Gunman Clive Running on the Wii U

Bertil Hörberg Shows Gunman Clive Running on the Wii U

Undecided on a potential release

Although his one-man studio has only released one game on Nintendo systems, its quality is such that the name Bertil Hörberg is fairly well-known among Nintendo download enthusiasts. Gunman Clive is not only an excellent game at a fantastic budget-price on the 3DS eShop, but its also held up as a notable success...

News: WayForward Fought "Many, Many Battles" to Keep Shantae as a Lead Character

WayForward Fought "Many, Many Battles" to Keep Shantae as a Lead Character

More back-story to be explored in Pirate's Curse and Half-Genie Hero

WayForward seems to be having a rather busy year, producing the much-anticipated DuckTales: Remastered with Capcom, while the studio's name has popped up on some licensed titles. While those projects are part of what keeps the company in business, it's best known for its own IP;...

News: Atlus Shows Off Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl Classic Mode

Atlus Shows Off Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl Classic Mode

Saved data can be exchanged between Story Mode

Do you want to get away from all that pre-made drama of Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl’s Story Mode and just relax in the soothing terrors of pure dungeon cartography? Then Classic Mode is for you. Classic Mode offers a straight-up Etrian Odyssey experience for those who grew up with the...

Developer Interview: QubicGames Tells Us All About AiRace Speed, 3DS Development and Nintendo in Poland

QubicGames Tells Us All About AiRace Speed, 3DS Development and Nintendo in Poland

Release dates and an exclusive first-look at gameplay footage inside

AiRace Speed was announced just recently, the third in the series after two rather enjoyable DSiWare releases in that franchise. With a promising statistic of 18 tracks and a reasonable price point of $4.99 in North America and €4.99 / £4.49 in Europe, combined with its solid...

News: Nintendo of America Highlights Strengths of eShop Platforms, and Plans to Embrace New Ideas

Nintendo of America Highlights Strengths of eShop Platforms, and Plans to Embrace New Ideas

Over 1000 developers have expressed interest in the Wii U

With much talk at the moment surrounding Nintendo's third-party prospects and its positioning to embrace new ideas and changes in the video game market, key figures within the company are taking every opportunity to highlight the positives of its approach. With that in mind, Nintendo of...

News: Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl Demo Arrives on 16th September

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl Demo Arrives on 16th September

You can also meet Arthur, the adolescent Alchemist

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is now getting rather close to its release date of 1st October in North America. With that in mind a demo is set to be released on 16th September, to get 3DS owners warmed up ahead of the full game. Atlus has also begun the introduction of individual...

Video: Inazuma Eleven 3 Trailer Shoots For Craziness

Inazuma Eleven 3 Trailer Shoots For Craziness

When simply kicking a ball isn't enough

Last week we shared some quirky Inazuma Eleven 3 trailers, which aimed to show how football would work if it included just some of the crazy moves typical in the franchise. They were a bit of fun, but in the latest trailer released by Nintendo it's all about showing off what the title's all about, including...

Nintendo Download: 12th September (Europe)

12th September (Europe)

Dungeons & dragons, classic Mario, Toki Tori 2 with a + and more

It's Monday, which means Nintendo Download news for Europe. This week brings a modest number of titles, though they do include a long awaited Wii U download from Capcom, classic Mario, a major Toki Tori 2 update and the download arrival of the blue blur's most recent adventure on...

Talking Point: Nintendo's eShop Policies Deserve Both Praise and Attention

Nintendo's eShop Policies Deserve Both Praise and Attention

We break down the known details of eShop publishing

Just recently we reported on announcements made by Nintendo of Europe's Business Development Manager, Ed Valiente, who gave a presentation on eShop publishing at The Indie Games Collective event at the UKIE HQ in London. We picked up on a couple of notable revelations, relating to Miiverse coming...

News: Nintendo Confirms There Are No Paid Feature Slots on the eShop, While Devs Receive Free Promo Codes to Distribute

Nintendo Confirms There Are No Paid Feature Slots on the eShop, While Devs Receive Free Promo Codes to Distribute

All part of an indie-friendly approach

Earlier today we shared reports that Miiverse is set to come to the 3DS "soon" and, in the future, receive dedicated smartphone apps. That information was from attendees at The Indie Games Collective event at the UKIE HQ in London, where Nintendo of Europe's Business Development Manager, Ed Valiente, gave a...

News: Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths Will Officially Be Made in English

Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths Will Officially Be Made in English

We catch up with Fleur Marty to find out about the new stretch goals

Ynnis Interactive has been running a Kickstarter campaign in order to bring Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths, the puzzle adventure game based on the Japanese-French animated series of the same name, to other nations in English. It has now reached its goal and...

Video: The New Shantae And The Pirate's Curse Trailer Shows That Pixels Are Gorgeous

The New Shantae And The Pirate's Curse Trailer Shows That Pixels Are Gorgeous

Prepare yourselves, 3DS gamers

Update: Nintendo UK has published a video interview with Matt Bozon and Voldi Way of WayForward; they explain more about the game, stating that it's more "guided" but with scope for exploration, while also outlining the general plot. Bozon does drop a spoiler from the ending of Shantae: Risky's Revenge, so bear that...

News: CommanderVideo to be a Playable Character in Aban Hawkins & the 1,001 Spikes

CommanderVideo to be a Playable Character in Aban Hawkins & the 1,001 Spikes

Still planned for release on Wii U and 3DS this year

Aban Hawkins and the 1,001 Spikes was announced for the Wii U and 3DS eShop platforms way back in April 2012, with the original target being to release the title on both systems that year. It's a project that's fallen largely silent, however, though publisher Nicalis has provided updates on...

News: Over 61% of Q2 Game Sales in the U.S. Were From Download Products

Over 61% of Q2 Game Sales in the U.S. Were From Download Products

That'll be why Nintendo's pushing the eShop platforms, then

It's been reiterated enough times that, despite the desire of many to maintain physical retail collections of games, the rise of download platforms and products nevertheless continues to gain momentum. While Nintendo weighs in with the eShop platforms on Wii U and 3DS, there's also...

Nintendo Download: 5th September (North America)

5th September (North America)

Dungeons & dragons, twisted dreams, rare retro shooting and much more

It's Nintendo Download update day, North America, and there are some real goodies on offer this week. We have long awaited Wii U eShop games, a rare NES shoot 'em up on the 3DS Virtual Console and various other treats. Without further ado, here are the details. Wii U eShop:...

News: Nintendo: We Need To Do A Better Job Of Attracting Indies To The eShop

Nintendo: We Need To Do A Better Job Of Attracting Indies To The eShop

"We've learned a lot of lessons over the past five or six years"

If there's one thing you learn from speaking to indie developers working on the Wii U and 3DS eShops, it's that Nintendo is a much easier company to work with these days when you're a small-scale studio. The nightmare days of WiiWare are long gone, but that doesn't mean that the...

News: AiRace Speed Flying Onto the 3DS eShop Soon

AiRace Speed Flying Onto the 3DS eShop Soon

A need for speed

Two DSiWare releases that we rather enjoyed were AiRace and AiRace Tunnel, and with that in mind we're certainly pleased to hear about AiRace Speed from QubicGames. Due on the 3DS eShop "late summer", which could mean in the next few weeks, this high-speed flying game will cost $4.99 in North America and €4.99 / £4.49 in Europe...