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Nintendo Download: 8th October (North America)

8th October (North America)

Chibi-Robo!, 3D Sonic 2, Legend of Legacy and much more

It's time once again for another Nintendo Download Update, and this week's North American line-up has some tempting options. There are four 3DS retail games, including a Nintendo platformer and an RPG with impressive pedigree, while M2 remasters another wonderful SEGA game for the eShop. On Wii...

Random: Isabelle Still Seems Upset At Negligent Animal Crossing: New Leaf Mayors

Isabelle Still Seems Upset At Negligent Animal Crossing: New Leaf Mayors

We apologise, Isabelle

Some 3DS owners are still diligently playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf - visiting their towns to exchange pleasantries with the locals, dig up some weeds and ensure that everything is tickety-boo. Those people will be held in high regard by the ever-lovable Isabelle. Then there are the rest of us, your humble writer included...

Video: Savour the Madness of Project X Zone 2 in This Extended Showcase

Savour the Madness of Project X Zone 2 in This Extended Showcase

Includes newcomers from Fire Emblem, Xenoblade and more

Project X Zone 2 joins a list of intriguing 3DS games that are due early next year (December this year in Japan); in fact, there may be one too many time sink games in that window for most of us mere mortals to tackle, but that's a nice problem to have. The Monolith Soft-developed IP mashup...

Video: Zelda Producer Eiji Aonuma Guides You Through 15 Minutes Of Tri Force Heroes

Zelda Producer Eiji Aonuma Guides You Through 15 Minutes Of Tri Force Heroes

In Japanese, obviously

The launch of The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is very nearly upon us, and to tempt a few more people to part with their hard-earned cash Nintendo has convinced producer Eiji Aonuma to step in front of camera for 15 minutes in order to show you the ropes. The first video - which will be part of a series - Aonuma shows...

News: SmileBASIC Releases on the North American 3DS eShop on 15th October

SmileBASIC Releases on the North American 3DS eShop on 15th October

Programming that'll put a smile on your face

While the 3DS software library is primarily comprised of games, there are a handful of useful apps that are also available for those who might be interested. More often than not, these are more educational in nature; revolving more around teaching the user a particular skill than solely existing for...

Video: Watch Us Put The Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader Through Its Paces

Watch Us Put The Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader Through Its Paces

amiibo and amiibo cards both tested

While New Nintendo 3DS owners have been happily plonking amiibo figures onto the lower screens of their consoles for months now, people who are saddled with older 3DS models have had to watch on in envy - until now. Nintendo has finally gotten around to releasing the promised 3DS NFC Reader, a device which links...

News: Xenoblade's Metal Face and Street Fighter's M. Byson Feature in Latest Project X Zone 2 Reveals

Xenoblade's Metal Face and Street Fighter's M. Byson Feature in Latest Project X Zone 2 Reveals

"How does it feel to be such a pathetic hero?"

Project X Zone 2 is shaping up to be a particularly intriguing sequel, with the IP mash-up RPG throwing in a diverse range of characters; that includes some from developer Monolith Soft and Nintendo's IPs. An updated list that can be added to the roster has now come out from the latest issue of...

News: Midora Developer Admits He Knew Kickstarter Funds Wouldn't Be Enough To Complete The Game

Midora Developer Admits He Knew Kickstarter Funds Wouldn't Be Enough To Complete The Game

"I knew that the game would need more than $60,000 to be made"

The developer of the Zelda-inspired RPG Midora has admitted that he knew full well that the amount of cash raised during its Kickstater campaign wouldn't be enough to cover the full cost of development. The crowdfunding drive raised $73,470 in 2014 - a little over the base target of...

News: PS4 and Sony Enjoy Dominant Week in Japan With Price Cut and New Releases

PS4 and Sony Enjoy Dominant Week in Japan With Price Cut and New Releases

Price cuts can help, Nintendo

The Media Create chart results are in for Japan, and after a number of weeks with Nintendo's systems and exclusive games leading the way there's a change in momentum. In the software top 20 the shift has come through a range of new releases, with the top 5 consisting of three games across three separate Sony platforms...

Video: Here, Have Some More Zany Japanese Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Commercials

Here, Have Some More Zany Japanese Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Commercials

Three's a crowd

The Japanese marketing campaign for The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes has already veered towards the odd, and now Nintendo is pushing out TV spots to promote the upcoming release - and they're just as amusing. The two commercials shown so far feature a trio of real-world Japanese chaps (we're assuming they're famous in their...

News: Renegade Kid Wants to Release Physical Versions of its 3DS Games

Renegade Kid Wants to Release Physical Versions of its 3DS Games

Perhaps a collection is on the horizon?

Renegade Kid is a studio that has been a very dependable supporter of the eShop, with games like Mutant Mudds and Xeodrifter periodically showing up and giving gamers solid slices of action that rarely disappoint. Though the studio seems to have a soft spot for retro games, releases like Moon Chronicles and...

News: Sega Will Be Bringing a Game Gear 3DS Theme West Soon

Sega Will Be Bringing a Game Gear 3DS Theme West Soon

Gear up

Arguably one of the greatest things to be brought to the 3DS in an update was the concept of themes. This addition allowed gamers to personalize their 3DS home menu as they saw fit, with a diverse range of themes based off of popular games and characters available for a cheap price, or even free in some cases. Sega has contributed...

News: Skull Kid is Confirmed as a Playable Character in Hyrule Warriors Legends

Skull Kid is Confirmed as a Playable Character in Hyrule Warriors Legends

Phantom Ganon to also feature

Hyrule Warriors Legends will give us portable hack 'n slash action in 2016, and Koei Tecmo is keeping up its momentum of new characters that'll feature in the 3DS version of the popular Wii U original. Recently it showed off characters and stages from The Wind Waker, and now it's revealed additional popular characters...

News: The 3DS Is Getting A New Medabots Game, But Don't Expect A Western Release

The 3DS Is Getting A New Medabots Game, But Don't Expect A Western Release

Coming in two versions

The Medabots series may not be as popular in the west as it is in its native Japan, but there are still plenty of fans in this part of the world who will no doubt be pleased to learn that the series is getting a new entry on the 3DS. Those very same individuals may be equally annoyed by the fact that it probably won't get a...

News: Nielsen Game Rank Lists the Most Anticipated Games of the Holiday Season

Nielsen Game Rank Lists the Most Anticipated Games of the Holiday Season

There's a disturbing lack of Xenoblade here…

It's hard to believe, but we're already fast approaching the Holiday season for 2015. This is a critical time for game companies everywhere, as this is when a significant chunk of yearly profits is made. While it is a pretty safe bet that no Nintendo games will be leading the charts this season, there's...

News: The Pokémon Company Withdraws Settlement in Lawsuit Over Copyright Infringement

The Pokémon Company Withdraws Settlement in Lawsuit Over Copyright Infringement

The plot thickens

For those of you that weren't aware, the Pokémon Company recently sued a fan over alleged copyright infringement. Here's the breakdown of what happened: A Seattle Café owner named Ramar Larkin Jones was going to be throwing a Pokémon themed party at his café, the Pokémon Company slapped him with a lawsuit, and the two parties...

News: Put Some Boo in Your Pumpka with Halloween Pokémon Stencils

Put Some Boo in Your Pumpka with Halloween Pokémon Stencils

Gotta carve 'em all!

Pokémon has really gotten into the Halloween spirit as of late, showcasing a series of holiday-themed merch in its online store. Just look at that Pikachu dressed as a vampiric Zubat. Who wouldn't want that little guy slipping into their room at night and turning them into an adorable denizen of the dark? The standard Pokémon...

News: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final is an All-New Entry in the Atlus Series

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final is an All-New Entry in the Atlus Series

Killing gods likely to be prominent

A little earlier today we shared a teaser from Atlus around a new announcement that would be shared if social media targets were hit. The fans responded with 15,000 tweets and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final has been revealed. Like its predecessor this one is coming to 3DS, and is described by Famitsu as an entirely...

News: Bandai Namco Launches Quirky 'Twitter Plays' Campaign for Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden

Bandai Namco Launches Quirky 'Twitter Plays' Campaign for Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden

That won't be timeline spamming at all

Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is getting ever closer to its Western release, and Bandai Namco has announced a quirky social media campaign that's clearly taken some inspiration from Twitch Plays - it's going for 'Twitter Plays'. As you can see in the trailer below you're supposed to sign-up on the official...