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Nintendo Download: 29th May (North America)

29th May (North America)

Mario Kart 8, Ittle Dew, Badgers defying gravity, Mega Man and more

It's that time again, North America, as we go through the download treats on the way to the eShop stores. A certain Wii U retail game is likely to steal the headlines, but there are also some promising new download-only titles and enticing Virtual Console games, along with a few...

Interview: Goodbye Galaxy Games on Tappingo 2 Improvements, With Hints at What's Next

Goodbye Galaxy Games on Tappingo 2 Improvements, With Hints at What's Next

Working on an "FPS with guns and blood"

Just recently we published an interview with Hugo Smits of Goodbye Galaxy Games, discussing the studio's move into self-publishing on the 3DS and exploring the details of the bold 'Gomba' development tool that's in progress. Beyond that, of course, it's a company known for clever, innovative download games on...

News: Pullblox World Puzzling Its Way to Europe on 19th June, Includes Cross-Platform Support

Pullblox World Puzzling Its Way to Europe on 19th June, Includes Cross-Platform Support

Price promotion also announced

In recent hours we told you about a Pullblox / Fallblox sequel confirmed for Wii U in Japan, and now Nintendo of Europe has wasted no time confirming the title for its region, while also unveiling a host of enticing details — it'll arrive on 19th June, just like in Japan, for starters. It will be called Pullblox...

Video: Nintendo Shows Off Photos With Mario in New Trailer

Nintendo Shows Off Photos With Mario in New Trailer

Have a Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel video, as a bonus

Earlier this week we told you about the launch of the official Photos With Mario website, with some tongue-in-cheek comments about Nintendo of America finally remembering that it had released the download in the US. The rather nice web page has demonstration videos, attractive design and details...

News: Photos With Mario Official Website Launches With Details of $10 eShop Cards

Photos With Mario Official Website Launches With Details of $10 eShop Cards

So the AR cards are 'free'

Last week Photos With Mario launched with no fanfare, as Nintendo of America placed it on the U.S. store and said, "oh, there's a thing for you, if you want it". It didn't even get a mention in the company's official Download Update, simply left on the eShop unloved and alone. Of course, some gamers have shown some love...

Interview: Goodbye Galaxy Games on Entering the World of Publishing and Opening Up 3DS Development With Gomba

Goodbye Galaxy Games on Entering the World of Publishing and Opening Up 3DS Development With Gomba

Outlines Gomba details and release plans

When it comes to Nintendo's portable download platforms, we think it's fair to say that they've been the home of a number of intriguing, unique titles from a broad spectrum of developers. Unlike the emergence of the Wii U store's expanding library courtesy of its support for off-the-shelf dev tools like...

Video: Capcom's Mega May Spotlight Shows Off The 3DS Virtual Console Mega Man Releases

Capcom's Mega May Spotlight Shows Off The 3DS Virtual Console Mega Man Releases

See what's on offer

If you happen to be a Mega Man fan with a 3DS in North America, then May has potentially been your favourite gaming month in some time. Capcom has been running its Mega May event, which has basically meant releasing the various Game Boy series entries to the Virtual Console, with a couple of Game Boy Color titles thrown in. It's...

News: Tappingo 2 Confirmed for a Summer Release on 3DS eShop

Tappingo 2 Confirmed for a Summer Release on 3DS eShop

Over 100 puzzles and a new zoom option promised

Fans of download games on DS and 3DS that also love a gameplay twist or puzzling challenge may be familiar with Goodbye Galaxy Games, which recently brought Tappingo to the eShop. We certainly appreciated its charms, awarding it 7/10 in our review. The good news is that Hugo Smits, the man behind the...

Nintendo Download: 22nd May (North America)

22nd May (North America)

Squids, Turtles, Soldiers, Aliens, Street Fighting and more

It's that time once again, as we have the full details of this week's Nintendo Download offerings in North America. This week brings us retro delights and new games on both the Wii U and 3DS, along with more DSiWare to keep the old portable going. Let's get to it. Want to know what arrives...

Site News: Check Out Nintendo Life's eShop Picks On Your Wii U And 3DS

Check Out Nintendo Life's eShop Picks On Your Wii U And 3DS

Recommended viewing

Those of you with especially good memories will recall that Nintendo Life has been featured on the eShop twice in the past few years — back in 2011, we were asked by Nintendo of Europe to contribute a list of our favourite eShop titles, and a year later we supplied our red-hot summer picks for the North American eShop. We're...

Nintendo Download: 15th May (North America)

15th May (North America)

Wii Party U(?!), Scram Kitty, Chronicles of the Moon and much more

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, and this week certainly brings decent variety and some much anticipated games. There are two exclusives across Wii U and 3DS that stand out, along with some other downloads and Virtual Console entries on both current systems. Let's get to...

News: Club Nintendo Rewards Updated for May, Physical Items Return

Club Nintendo Rewards Updated for May, Physical Items Return

Super Metroid! 3D Classic! Brain Age! Mario Kart 64!

During April Nintendo of America took away physical rewards from Club Nintendo ahead of maintenance work, and it's now reintroduced its standard range a day ahead of schedule. Little has changed, though it's worth checking out the updated options on the official website, with Mario and Luigi 3DS...

News: Moon Chronicles Lands on the 3DS eShop in North America on 15th May

Moon Chronicles Lands on the 3DS eShop in North America on 15th May

First episode to cost $8.99

Moon Chronicles, the enhanced and episodic remake of Renegade Kid's DS retail title Moon, will make its 3DS eShop début on 15th May in North America. As previously revealed this will be released in four parts, with the opening section costing the most and including a sizeable chunk of the storyline. It is a "season",...