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News: Atlus Introduces Chlotz from Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Atlus Introduces Chlotz from Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Even God's gift still needs a best friend

In a recent press release, Atlus has revealed several new screens for Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars as well as an in-depth description of Chlotz, the main character's best friend and younger brother of Chloe (the redheaded super genius heroine). Take a look at Atlus' complete description of...

Video: Slime Fighting And Pie Stealing Abound In The First 30 Minutes of Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Slime Fighting And Pie Stealing Abound In The First 30 Minutes of Dragon Quest Monsters 2

Half an hour of RPG action awaits you

We've had a look at Square Enix's 3DS remake of the Game Boy Color RPG before, but now the wait is finally over — the title has launched in Japan and gamers lucky enough to be equipped with a Japanese 3DS can at last enjoy this Slime-filled RPG. In case you were wondering, we're lucky enough. We've played the...

News: 3DS XL Owners Rejoice! Power-Up Pouches Arrive on Club Nintendo

3DS XL Owners Rejoice! Power-Up Pouches Arrive on Club Nintendo

They're powered up and stuff

Occasionally we post on new additions to the respective Club Nintendo catalogues in different regions, because as loyal gamers that spend a lot of money we like to get the odd "free" treat. Nintendo of Europe is the latest to offer you some bang for your stars, adding "3DS XL Power-Up Pouches" on its Club Nintendo page;...

News: Nintendo Releases a Quirky YouTube Campaign for Bravely Default

Nintendo Releases a Quirky YouTube Campaign for Bravely Default

You decide...

Bravely Default arrives on the 3DS this week, on 7th February to be precise, and that release means that Nintendo gamers all around the world will have had a chance to dive into the Square Enix RPG. Nintendo of America has been pushing the message with a variety of videos to promote the game, and the latest is the quirkiest to date...

News: Pokémon Bank Goes Live in North America

Pokémon Bank Goes Live in North America

Now everyone's happy

After its European release delighted fans earlier this week and left gamers in North America looking on enviously, the good news is that Pokémon Bank is now live in the region. That means the Pokémon X & Y online storage service is now available — through the 3DS eShop — in all major territories around the world...

News: Nintendo Confirms Unlockable Treats in the Upcoming Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Nintendo Confirms Unlockable Treats in the Upcoming Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Check out the new teaser trailer inside

The Professor Layton and Ace Attorney franchises are two of the most iconic Nintendo handheld series of recent times, so it's no surprise that there's a fair amount of anticipation for the Western release of Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney on the 3DS. The combined work of Level-5 and Capcom...

News: Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call Gets A Japanese Release Date

Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call Gets A Japanese Release Date

There's a limited edition 3DS, too!

We've had a look at Curtain Call's demo before, but now Japanese gamers finally have a release date to impatiently wait for, too: the 24th of April, to be precise. The retail version of the game will cost 5800 Yen before tax (£35 / €42 / $57 USD), with the download copy a bit cheaper at 4444 Yen (£27 / €32...

News: The Pokémon Company Redesigns Its Official Website

The Pokémon Company Redesigns Its Official Website

A new look for the New Year

As a juggernaut in the gaming industry, many companies and franchises tend to create and manage a website in order to organize information for consumers, such as trailers as well as promote their product. Advancements in technology in relation to web browsing requires companies to update and critique their websites to...

News: Nintendo Finally Appoints a New Distributor in Poland

Nintendo Finally Appoints a New Distributor in Poland

It only took six months...

Those of you that are eagle-eyed and have good memories may recall a couple of articles that we posted last year focused on the fortunes of Nintendo in Poland. We published a guest post by a teacher called Rob Burgess, a Nintendo fan living in the country that had a tough time finding a Wii U and up to date content from...

Soapbox: A Monster Hunter Obsession, and Why the Franchise Could Take Off in the West

A Monster Hunter Obsession, and Why the Franchise Could Take Off in the West

Tom Whitehead argues the case for the divisive, demanding series

I'll put it out there right from the off — I'm no Monster Hunter veteran. Not by a long way, and in fact my first experience with the series was Monster Hunter Tri on the Wii. I played the campaign to completion and enjoyed it a lot, but it wasn't until Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate...

News: Nintendo Completes Share Buyback, Including Some Holdings of Hiroshi Yamauchi's Family

Nintendo Completes Share Buyback, Including Some Holdings of Hiroshi Yamauchi's Family

$1.1 billion of shares purchased

Yesterday we reported that Hiroshi Yamauchi's heirs had expressed a desire to sell some Nintendo shares, with the inheritance from the former Nintendo President set to bring related taxes upon the family. This tied in with Nintendo's previous announcement that it was planning to acquire up to 10 million of its own...

News: Pokémon Bank Goes Live in Europe and Australia

Pokémon Bank Goes Live in Europe and Australia

Huzzah!

Update 2: Nintendo of America hasn't, at the time of writing, issued any update regarding the arrival of Pokémon Bank in the region. The Pokémon Company, however, has posted the following tweet that vaguely promises the service for the region "soon". Update: The Pokémon Bank has also gone live in Australia, so this appears to be a...

News: Nintendo Still Seeking a Product to Define the GamePad, With Hopes of Sales Driving Third-Party Support

Nintendo Still Seeking a Product to Define the GamePad, With Hopes of Sales Driving Third-Party Support

"We first need to create a strong foundation in areas Nintendo excels at"

With the Wii U currently enduring a tough run in the marketplace, finding answers to the conundrum of enticing consumers is becoming increasingly challenging. The system is struggling for third-party support, yet that becomes less likely with each poor set of sales results,...

News: Nintendo Is Here To Stay And Will Do Very Well This Year, States Amazon UK Games Boss

Nintendo Is Here To Stay And Will Do Very Well This Year, States Amazon UK Games Boss

"Everyone thinks it’s a dying format. It’s absolutely not"

Nintendo has been getting a lot of downbeat press recently thanks to the poor performance of the Wii U and dismal financial results, but Amazon.co.uk’s category leader of video games and software Ketu Patel feels that the Japanese giant is long way from throwing in the towel — and...

News: Satoru Iwata Outlines Belief that Continuing with Hardware and Software Will "Amplify" Nintendo's Strengths

Satoru Iwata Outlines Belief that Continuing with Hardware and Software Will "Amplify" Nintendo's Strengths

The element of surprise is key

Last week Satoru Iwata delivered his Investor Briefing, a tough task in which he outlined some key strategies for Nintendo that will begin to emerge this year. Elements of the presentation focused on the longer term, however, and the overall direction of the company was a recurring theme in the investor Q & A that...

News: Nintendo's Slump "Could Be Detrimental" To The Entire Gaming Market, Says Sony UK Boss

Nintendo's Slump "Could Be Detrimental" To The Entire Gaming Market, Says Sony UK Boss

Fergal Gara speaks out

Not everything is as peachy as it could be in the world of Nintendo right now; the company has posted a quarterly loss and has reduced its sales projections for both the Wii U and 3DS consoles. The firm's massive war chest of cash — around $8.6 billion — means that it's not exactly on the ropes just yet, but things could...