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News: Aqua Moto Racing 3D Developer Keen to Bring it to Wii U

Aqua Moto Racing 3D Developer Keen to Bring it to Wii U

"It would be a dream"

Aqua Moto Racing 3D arrived in the European 3DS eShop this week, with the North American release to arrive relatively soon. We're currently working on our review, but it's a title — and series — that's achieved notable success on smartphones, and from video footage alone may remind some of the Wave Race titles that graced...

Nintendo Download: 27th June (North America)

27th June (North America)

Sonic returns, urban style, shmup action, grooving and more

It's that time again, North America, when downloadable goodies arrive for your delight on Nintendo's systems. The 3DS shines with a variety of experiences this week, while the Wii U Virtual Console get an underwhelming retro release but a decent Virtual Console promotion; Wii and DSi are...

Weirdness: Level-5's Favourite Character Poll Doesn't Go to Plan

Level-5's Favourite Character Poll Doesn't Go to Plan

And the winner is...

As part of the celebrations for its 15 year anniversary, well-known Japanese developer Level-5 recently held an online poll to allow gamers to vote for their favourite characters from the company's lineup. With franchises such as Professor Layton and Inazuma Eleven in its portfolio, some would have expected the voting to be...

Hands On: StreetPass Plaza's Downloadable Content

StreetPass Plaza's Downloadable Content

Play Coin guzzlers

A few days ago, Nintendo launched a surprise update to the 3DS's StreetPass Plaza in Europe and Japan. Previously home to Puzzle Swap and StreetPass Quest alone, users can now purchase a further four games to play with any Miis that they encounter when out and about. As with the other Plaza games, you can use the Mii of anybody...

Nintendo Download: 27th June (Europe)

27th June (Europe)

Dillon returns, Mighty Switchin', Wario madness and much more

A day later than normal, we have the European download news to enjoy, and it's a packed lineup this week. We have various new and old goodies on Wii U and 3DS, even if the Wii and DSi miss out once again. Whatever your budget or favoured genre, you have decent odds of finding something...

News: Game Gear Mega Man Could be Destined for the 3DS Virtual Console

Game Gear Mega Man Could be Destined for the 3DS Virtual Console

Seems likely thanks to ESRB rating

We've sure had a lot of retro Mega Man on Nintendo systems recently, with both the 3DS and Wii U Virtual Consoles bringing us fresh experiences that we hadn't enjoyed since the Wii Virtual Console; sarcasm aside, they've been additional opportunities for newcomers to the series to see what fans have been banging on...

News: Kokuga Officially Confirmed for Western Release

Kokuga Officially Confirmed for Western Release

Lingering doubts, begone!

Kokuga, the 3DS shmup from Ikaruga creator Hiroshi Iuchi, has now been officially confirmed as an eShop release in the West. It's not unexpected, with classifications in Australia and Germany suggesting that localisation of the Japanese title was already well underway. Publisher G.rev Ltd has now launched an English site

Nintendo Download: 20th June (North America)

20th June (North America)

Luigi, Wario, tanks fighting bugs, X Zone craziness and much more

It's that time again, North America, when your Nintendo systems groan under the weight of new download offerings cramming up virtual servers. That's not always strictly accurate, but is this week, with plenty of new titles available on Wii U and 3DS, with a sequel even gracing...

News: 3D Ecco The Dolphin Splashing Onto 3DS eShop, Galaxy Force II Coming Soon

3D Ecco The Dolphin Splashing Onto 3DS eShop, Galaxy Force II Coming Soon

They're doing this on porpoise

Sega has confirmed that the next entry in its 3D range will be Ecco The Dolphin. A port of the Mega Drive / Genesis original, the game will feature a 3D effect, save states, international editions of the game and some custom screen filters. Ecco will splash into the Japanese 3DS eShop on June 26th, with a retail price...

News: Want A Boxed Copy Of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies? Pester Capcom

Want A Boxed Copy Of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies? Pester Capcom

Christian Svensson makes no promises but says it's possible

Last month Capcom announced Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies was coming to the West later on this year. However, it will only be released as a digital download on the 3DS eShop, while Japan will receive a fully fledged boxed copy. This was naturally good news for fans of the...

News: Pay What You Want For The Mighty Switch Force! 2 OST

Pay What You Want For The Mighty Switch Force! 2 OST

Set fire to the club (then put it out)

Mighty Switch Force! is one of our top 10 third-party titles for the 3DS so far and a big factor in that decision might just be the bouncy, soaring soundtrack provided by Jake “virt” Kaufman. Now that Mighty Switch Force 2! is out in the world, Kaufman has put the full soundtrack to the sequel up online to...

Nintendo Download: 13th June (North America)

13th June (North America)

Mudds, mighty switching, Game Gear goodies and more

As the E3 madness settles down to daily regular madness, we have the reliable and steady Nintendo Download news to enjoy. This week is a strong one in North America, with both the Wii U and 3DS eShop services hosting games from Renegade Kid and WayForward, while the Game Gear also returns on the...

News: Pac-Man Museum Announced For Wii U And 3DS eShops

Pac-Man Museum Announced For Wii U And 3DS eShops

Downloadable title coming this Winter

Those who can’t get enough power pellets in their gaming diets may want to keep an eye toward the end of the year. Namco Bandai Games Europe has announced that Pac-Man Museum, a collection of the iconic yellow puck’s games from the original 1980s classic to more recent titles including Pac-Man Championship...

News: Mega Man 6 Up Now on the 3DS Virtual Console in Europe

Mega Man 6 Up Now on the 3DS Virtual Console in Europe

Gotta run, gotta run now!

Classic NES platformer Mega Man 6 is available to download now from the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in Europe. As is the norm for eShop releases, Rockman's 1994 adventure was originally scheduled for release this Thursday, but seems to have been released early in celebration of the 'Mega Man Special' currently featured on...

News: It's "Safe to Assume" That Mutant Mudds 2 Will Be On The Wii U eShop

It's "Safe to Assume" That Mutant Mudds 2 Will Be On The Wii U eShop

It'll be on the 3DS eShop too, of course

At the start of January this year, Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham confirmed that a sequel to Mutant Mudds is in the works, titled Mutant Mudds 2. In a recent interview with Cubed3, Watsham was asked if the game would appear on both the 3DS and Wii U eShop, and responded positively: Yes, I think it...