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Review: Smash Bowling 3D (3DS eShop)

Smash Bowling 3D (3DS eShop)

Bumpier bowling

Smash Bowling 3D, the latest from Big Bass Arcade developer Big John Games, feels like a proof-of-concept for a potentially great bowling game. While the bowling simulation is fun while it lasts, the bare bones presentation and lack of variety in game modes ultimately bring down the experience. Big John Games has touted Smash Bowling...

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...

Review: 10-in-1: Arcade Collection (3DS eShop)

10-in-1: Arcade Collection (3DS eShop)

Is it worth your hard-earned quarters?

Retro enthusiasts may be disappointed to learn that 10-in-1 Arcade Collection doesn't actually include any arcade greats of yesteryear. Luck would have it that Atari — despite decades of financial turmoil and even bankruptcy — still holds the rights to most of its impressive back catalogue. It's a similar...

Review: Street Gangs (3DS eShop / NES)

Street Gangs (3DS eShop / NES)

BARF!

River City Ransom — or Street Gangs as it was known upon release in Europe — is arguably one of the most famous fighting titles for Nintendo's 8-bit NES console. Ported from the Japanese Famicom title Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari, the game combined the pugilistic focus of Double Dragon (which was created by the same company, Technōs...

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...

Review: Bike Rider DX (3DS eShop)

Bike Rider DX (3DS eShop)

Smooth Ride

Bike Rider DX doesn't have much in the way of exposition. It looks like a simple game, and it is: players guide a constantly-advancing cyclist through different stages, using a single button to jump over obstacles, pitfalls, and enemies on the way to the goal. This certainly isn't a new idea, but it wraps it up in a polished package...

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...

Review: Chain Blaster (3DS eShop)

Chain Blaster (3DS eShop)

Blastin’ makes me feel good

It’s been just over a month since G.Rev’s Kokuga hit the 3DS eShop, and now we’re already being treated to another shoot ‘em up with the release of G-Style’s Chain Blaster. Though shoot ‘em ups have been few and far between since the home console took over the industry and put countless arcades out of...