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News: You'll Be Able To Dress Up Your Felyne Palico As A Yu-Gi-Oh Dark Magician In Monster Hunter X

You'll Be Able To Dress Up Your Felyne Palico As A Yu-Gi-Oh Dark Magician In Monster Hunter X

Or "Dark Maginyan", to be precise

The latest issue of Weekly Jump reveals that the forthcoming 3DS title Monster Hunter X will allow players to dress up their Felyne Palico as a Dark Magician from the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! series. Known as the "Dark Maginyan", the costume will be obtainable via an event quest. This is likely to be the first of many...

News: Splatoon Bundle Boosts Wii U Sales in Japan as Project X Zone 2 Struggles

Splatoon Bundle Boosts Wii U Sales in Japan as Project X Zone 2 Struggles

3DS 'family' sneaks top in hardware

It's Media Create chart results day, once again, and the Japanese market has had a few key releases to shake things up. Starting off with software we have Project X Zone 2 making its debut on 3DS, though it's unable to overthrow Call of Duty: Black Ops III having only shifted 40,935 units; that's well down on...

Video: Nintendo's Japanese Showcases Make Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Tough to Resist

Nintendo's Japanese Showcases Make Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Tough to Resist

The charm, it is overpowering...

Nintendo's an accomplished purveyor of charm. Does any other company do a better job of providing colourful and quirky entertainment? Possibly, but we never cease to be surprised at the ease with which Nintendo can draw a smile, simply through its characters, design and gameplay approaches. Of the various teams and...

News: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final to Feature Predecessor's Cast and Use Its Save Data

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final to Feature Predecessor's Cast and Use Its Save Data

For those dedicated to the series

While we're still awaiting news of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final being localised to the West, the popularity of its processor - unsurprisingly called Shin Megami Tensei IV - gives us hope that Atlus will bring the title outside of Japan. For now we can only follow coverage for the February 2016 release in Japan, and...

News: Puzzle & Dragons X Confirmed for 3DS in Japan

Puzzle & Dragons X Confirmed for 3DS in Japan

Why about Y?

A little while ago we shared the news that a new Puzzle & Dragons title had been confirmed for the 3DS, albeit without a name or details. Well, there's a little more to share now - it's called Puzzle & Dragons X and will arrive in Japan in 2016. It was confirmed by GungHo Online Entertainment and Nintendo in the latest issue of...

News: Amazon Lists Pokémon Red, Yellow And Blue At 10 Bucks A Pop

Amazon Lists Pokémon Red, Yellow And Blue At 10 Bucks A Pop

Premium Pocket Monsters

The news that Pokémon Red, Yellow and Blue are finally headed to the 3DS Virtual Console caused quite a bit of excitement when it was announced during last week's Nintendo Direct. The games which launched the phenomenally successful franchise, these monochrome masterpieces are sure to sell well - and it would appear that...

Review: Rodea the Sky Soldier (3DS)

Rodea the Sky Soldier (3DS)

Fasten your seatbelts

Rodea the Sky Soldier has had a pretty turbulent launch. The original concept for the game was conceived way back in 2010 by Yuji Naka, lead programmer and eventually producer on many Sonic the Hedgehog titles. The next year it was reported that the game was finished and ready to be published for the Wii, yet it never came...

News: Nintendo Breaks Out the Bubbly Following More Patent and Anti-Piracy Wins in the Courts

Nintendo Breaks Out the Bubbly Following More Patent and Anti-Piracy Wins in the Courts

"We are very pleased with this decision" heard over party poppers

Nintendo and its legal teams have some cause for celebration today, especially the latter once they submit their billable hours. Nintendo of America has announced another patent victory in California, while Nintendo of Europe has been tackling mod-chips and 'game copiers' in Italy...

Video: Check Out Cloud Strife's Marvellous Super Smash Bros. Moveset

Check Out Cloud Strife's Marvellous Super Smash Bros. Moveset

Let me be your (final) fantasy

Last week's Nintendo Direct broadcast had a few neat surprises for fans, but the biggest shock of all was the revelation that Final Fantasy VII's protagonist Cloud Strife is joining the roster of Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. The trailer showed plenty of footage of the new fighter in action, and unsurprisingly...

News: Pre-ordering Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Will Net You a Papercraft Set in the UK

Pre-ordering Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Will Net You a Papercraft Set in the UK

On the paper cutting edge

While it may be that North Americans have to wait until early next year, those of you from Europe will be able to pick up Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam in just a few weeks. We recently spent time with the game on a preview build and were fairly satisfied with the product, and it seems that this will be a game well worth the...

News: Take a Look at Nintendo's Game Awards 2015 Nominees

Take a Look at Nintendo's Game Awards 2015 Nominees

Super Mario Maker is up for GOTY

As we reported on a little less than a week ago, The Game Awards will soon be taking place on 3rd December. The up and coming award show will employ a board of industry veterans from a wide array of game companies and backgrounds to decide which of this year's games were the cream of the crop. The nominations for...

Feature: The Big Nintendo Direct Summary - 12th November

The Big Nintendo Direct Summary - 12th November

Surprises, omissions and a Smash Bros. shock

Well, it had been a while. For a variety of reasons 12th November brought the first global Nintendo Direct broadcasts in quite some time. Overall the presentations stuck to familiar styles and approaches, with Nintendo of Europe playing it fairly straight and Nintendo of America even indulging in a little...

Review: Stella Glow (3DS)

Stella Glow (3DS)

Stellar

Though they've had a hand in games as diverse as Yoshi's New Island and Time and Eternity, the name 'imageepoch' will forever be linked with Luminous Arc, the studio's successful strategy RPG series that debuted on the DS back in 2007. As a spiritual successor to those titles, as well as imageepoch's last release following their bankruptcy...

News: These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

Wii U, 3DS and amiibo all up for grabs

Black Friday is almost upon us, and that means striking discounts on all manner of gaming hardware and software. Nintendo has started outlining exactly what products its will be reducing in price on the big day, and if you've yet to invest in a Wii U or 3DS console, then now might be the time to do so. The...

News: Square Enix Confirms Details of Gorgeous Final Fantasy Explorers Collector's Edition

Square Enix Confirms Details of Gorgeous Final Fantasy Explorers Collector's Edition

Arriving on 26th January

One RPG that some 3DS fans will hope to keep in the limelight is Final Fantasy Explorers, a twist on the franchise that prioritises co-op adventuring. It's heading to North America on 26th January and is sure to be on plenty of wishlists. It featured in the North American Nintendo Direct, and Square Enix has now issued...

News: Hyrule Warriors Legends Gets a Release Date and 'Female Link', Linkle

Hyrule Warriors Legends Gets a Release Date and 'Female Link', Linkle

So that concept art wasn't for nothing

Who remembers that Koei Tecmo concept art of a 'female Link' for Hyrule Warriors that got people talking? Most have it in their memory banks, we suspect, and now that same character - 'Linkle' - has been confirmed for Hyrule Warriors Legends on 3DS. We'd hope that she'll be part of the cross-platform content...