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Nintendo Download: 31st December (North America)

31st December (North America)

1080° Snowboarding, Molly Maggot and various discounts

It's the final North American Nintendo Download Update of 2015, and it's a little thin on content. Despite that there is a gem from the N64 era and some promising discounts, so all hope is not lost; let's get to it. Missed the European Nintendo Download Update? Well, your New Years' Resolution...

Review: The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and his Square Mind (3DS eShop)

The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and his Square Mind (3DS eShop)

He's no square

The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and his Square Mind is one of the weirdest - and consequently, one of the most interesting - 3DS titles we've encountered. It has just a single play mode, in which the titular baron must escape the confines of his own home. The trick, however, is that the baron is insane and believes himself to be...

Nintendo Download: 31st December (Europe)

31st December (Europe)

1080° Snowboarding! Wave Race 64! Story of Seasons! More!

Well, we have the final European Nintendo Download Update details of 2015, and there are a couple of iconic N64 games and an enticing 3DS option included. It's not exactly a packed week, but those with a taste for the slopes or the waves should be happy. At the time of writing we've only...

Review: Petit Novel series - Harvest December (3DS eShop)

Petit Novel series - Harvest December (3DS eShop)

A novel experience

The visual novel is without a doubt the most niche game genre in the West. While some visual novels that combine more traditional game elements have found success — Ace Attorney and Zero Escape come to mind — the vast majority of visual novels are not considered for western audiences. CIRCLE Entertainment's eShop release Petit...

Review: Rytmik Ultimate (3DS eShop)

Rytmik Ultimate (3DS eShop)

A Major success? Or does it fall Flat?

Music production is gradually becoming more and more accessible and is now much more affordable than ever before. In years gone by top quality records could only be created with a huge amount of technical knowhow and financial backing in fancy recording studios. Now it's pretty commonplace to have people making...

Nintendo Download: 24th December (North America)

24th December (North America)

Super Mario Galaxy! Discounts galore! Festive 3DS HOME Themes! More!

It's the final Nintendo Download Update before Christmas, which is a merry occasion indeed. However you treat the Holidays, the update should help make the week a bit more special; we have a Wii classic, some free DLC, 3DS HOME Themes and a whole load of discounts. Let's get to the...

Video: Image & Form Launches Its Final SteamWorld Contest for 2015

Image & Form Launches Its Final SteamWorld Contest for 2015

Win the soundtrack, a stylish hat, games and more

SteamWorld Heist was one of a few high-profile and distinguished titles to land on the eShop in December, and unsurprisingly developer Image & Form is getting ready to step back and take a break for the Holidays. It's released one final episode of 'The Engine Room', however, with a neat prize on...

Interview: Image & Form CEO Talks Steamworld Heist amiibo, Multiplayer And The Kindness Of Nintendo Fans

Image & Form CEO Talks Steamworld Heist amiibo, Multiplayer And The Kindness Of Nintendo Fans

And how to get the perfect PEGI rating

Steamworld Heist may be one of the last games to release in 2015, but it's also one of the best. Riding high on Metacritic it looks set to be the highest-scoring 3DS game of the year, and is throwing a spanner in the works of many overeager publication's "game of the year" lists. We sat down with Brjann...

News: Lost WiiWare Title Noitu Love: Devolution Is Coming To 3DS And Wii U Early Next Year

Lost WiiWare Title Noitu Love: Devolution Is Coming To 3DS And Wii U Early Next Year

Better late than never

Back in 2010, we reported on the news that Noitu Love 2 was headed to WiiWare, but issues relating to the publisher meant it never happened. Thankfully, the title is being resurrected for the 3DS and Wii U eShops, and will be available in Q1 2016. Originally released on PC in 2008, the game uses a mouse-based control system...

Review: Radiohammer (3DS eShop)

Radiohammer (3DS eShop)

Hammer time

Between retail full-lengths like Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, and Rhythm Thief and the Emperor's Treasure, and eShop singles like HarmoKnight and Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe, the 3DS has put on quite a sh

News: Project X Zone 2 EU Release Date Brought Forward, Demo Coming in January

Project X Zone 2 EU Release Date Brought Forward, Demo Coming in January

A crazy new trailer arrives, too

Project X Zone 2 will be among a glut of promising releases in early 2016, and will also be relatively unique among the crowded batch of arrivals. The RPG will once again mash up Capcom, SEGA and Bandai Namco franchises, and this time will throw in a bit of Xenoblade Chronicles and Fire Emblem for good measure. If...

News: Former Argonaut Staffer Is Reviving The Legendary Neo Geo Title Windjammers On 3DS

Former Argonaut Staffer Is Reviving The Legendary Neo Geo Title Windjammers On 3DS

Say hello to Power Disc Slam

For those of you with fond memories of fast-paced sports arcade games like Windjammers from the good old days, it will come as great news to hear that newly-formed UK based Chequered Cow Games is bringing the magic back with Power Disc Slam, set to arrive on the 3DS eShop early next year. This modern take on the...

Nintendo Download: 24th December (Europe)

24th December (Europe)

Retro Mario goodness! Kung Fu fighting! Loads of Discounts! More!

It's the final Nintendo Download Update for Europe before Christmas, Xmas or 25th December, whatever you choose to call it. It brings a couple of popular retro Mario treats, a decent Wii U eShop title, a whole load of discounts and more besides. Let's get to it. Wii U eShop: Kung Fu...

Nintendo Download: 17th December (North America)

17th December (North America)

Minecraft, Smash Bros. DLC, Temple of Yog, discounts galore and more

It's that time once again for the Nintendo Download Update, and this week brings us a long-awaited sandbox game, a promising Wii U eShop exclusive, some enticing 3DS eShop options, DLC, a lot of discounts and more besides. There's plenty to cover, so let's get to it. Missed the...

News: The Legend of Dark Witch 2 Will Cast Its Spell Very Soon on 3DS

The Legend of Dark Witch 2 Will Cast Its Spell Very Soon on 3DS

Four HOME Themes arrive on the same day

The Legend of Dark Witch was a bit of a surprise on the 3DS eShop, with the action platformer proving to be a solid addition to the store; we gave it a recommendation in our review. Publisher CIRCLE Entertainment has now confirmed some key details around the sequel, including the fact it's arriving in North...

News: Ryu, Roy and Famicom Colour R.O.B. amiibo Will Be Released On 18th March

Ryu, Roy and Famicom Colour R.O.B. amiibo Will Be Released On 18th March

Cloud, Corrin and Bayonetta amiibo also confirmed

In the final Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS video presentation, series creator Masahiro Sakurai has revealed more amiibo will be arriving in store soon and also confirmed amiibo development for the three newly announced fighters. Ryu from Street Fighter, Roy from the Fire Emblem series, and...

Review: SmileBASIC (3DS eShop)

SmileBASIC (3DS eShop)

BASIC Beast

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: The general-purpose, relatively simple programming environments of the BASIC family are a great place to get started with coding. Developer SmileBoom first brought its own variant of BASIC to DSiWare in 2012 with the charming Petit Computer, and now is back and stronger than ever with...

Rumour: Nintendo Software Technology Working On Free-To-Play amiibo Game, Could Be Switching To Mobile In The Future

Nintendo Software Technology Working On Free-To-Play amiibo Game, Could Be Switching To Mobile In The Future

Big changes happening at Nintendo's US-based studio

Nintendo Software Technology - as we've reported in the past - has endured a troubled history of late. The studio responsible for Wave Race: Blue Storm and Mario vs. Donkey Kong was once a major player in Nintendo's network of internal studios, but the costly disaster that was Proje

Nintendo Download: 17th December (Europe)

17th December (Europe)

Minecraft! Retro Mario! Onimusha Tactics! Loads of discounts! More!

Another week is underway and we have the Nintendo Download Update for Europe. This week the star attraction is undoubtedly Minecraft on Wii U, but there are also quite a few retro offerings and some intriguing download options, in addition to a huge number of 3DS HOME Themes and...