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News: Gold Mega Man amiibo Launching Alongside Mega Man Legacy Collection On 3DS

Gold Mega Man amiibo Launching Alongside Mega Man Legacy Collection On 3DS

Exclusive challenge stages will be unlocked by the figure

3DS owners have had to wait a little longer than other console owners for Mega Man Legacy Collection, but their patience is being rewarded with 11 special challenge stages which can only be unlocked using the Mega Man amiibo, as well as an all-new golden amiibo figure. In case you didn't...

News: Fire Emblem Fates Releases In North America On 19th February, Special Triple Edition Also Confirmed

Fire Emblem Fates Releases In North America On 19th February, Special Triple Edition Also Confirmed

Games will have separate releases in Europe as well

Bill Trinen revealed more information at the latest Nintendo Direct regarding the upcoming 3DS release, Fire Emblem Fates. Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest will retail at the price of US$39.99 and will be released in-store and on the eShop in North America on 19th...

News: Dragon Quest VII And VIII Both Confirmed For Western 3DS Release In 2016

Dragon Quest VII And VIII Both Confirmed For Western 3DS Release In 2016

And you thought it would never happen

Dragon Quest fans rejoice - Square Enix hasn't turned its back on you after all. It was confirmed during today's packed Nintendo Direct broadcast that Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past and Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King are both headed to the west. The games are coming to the 3DS...

News: Pokémon Picross Arrives On The 3DS eShop Early December

Pokémon Picross Arrives On The 3DS eShop Early December

When Pokémon collides with picross

Nintendo's latest Direct has revealed yet another new free-to-start game is on the way. Following tradition, it's yet another Pokémon title for the 3DS eShop. Pokémon Picross is due out in early December, and is a mostly traditional picross experience with a dash of Pokémon. Players will reveal Pokémon...

News: Final Fantasy's Cloud Is Set To Cause Some Strife In Super Smash Bros. On Wii U And 3DS

Final Fantasy's Cloud Is Set To Cause Some Strife In Super Smash Bros. On Wii U And 3DS

More details coming in Special Smash Bros. Direct next month

Nintendo's "one more thing" for today's Direct broadcast was something of a shocker - Final Fantasy VII's Cloud Strife is coming to Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. No, we didn't see that one coming either. Possibly the single most famous character in Final Fantasy history, Cloud is a...

News: Pokémon Red, Blue & Yellow Are Coming To The 3DS Virtual Console on 27th February, 2016

Pokémon Red, Blue & Yellow Are Coming To The 3DS Virtual Console on 27th February, 2016

It's really happening!

Nintendo has delivered absolutely massive pocket monster news during its latest Direct. What fans have dreamed of for a very long time will soon become a reality with the announcement the original Pokémon Red, Blue & Yellow, released by Game Freak on the Game Boy in 1998, will arrive on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console...

Nintendo Direct: Watch the European November 2015 Nintendo Direct - Live!

Watch the European November 2015 Nintendo Direct - Live!

The time has come

After a long wait it's time for another Nintendo Direct, and this stream will follow the European variation of the broadcast. Satoru Shibata will be hosting and will no doubt giving us plenty to look forward to on Wii U and 3DS, with Holiday 2015 and quite likely early 2016 on the agenda. Watch it live here#NintendoDirectEU

Feature: What We Expect from Nintendo Direct - 12th November

What We Expect from Nintendo Direct - 12th November

The hype is building

After a long wait it's finally time to think about Nintendo Direct once again. With simultaneous broadcasts in North America and Europe we can expect a show packed with information on Holiday releases, perhaps some titles due in early 2016 and - hopefully - some surprises. We've already written about the need for deep breaths...

News: The 3DS Is Getting A New Puzzle & Dragons Game

The 3DS Is Getting A New Puzzle & Dragons Game

CoroCoro magazine will reveal more details later this month

Puzzle & Dragons Z was a massive success in its native Japan, and encouraged Nintendo to work with developer GungHo to create a Super Mario-themed semi-sequel - which was released alongside the original game in the west. While Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Edition wasn't as...

News: Disney Magical World 2's Whimsy is Outsold By Call of Duty's Futuristic Warfare in Japan

Disney Magical World 2's Whimsy is Outsold By Call of Duty's Futuristic Warfare in Japan

Also can't match the launch sales of its predecessor

The latest Media Create Japanese chart results are in, and this week reflect one notable sales trend from the West with a big-name shooty-shooty-bang-bang game making a strong debut and boosting Sony's hardware, while there's also a major release on 3DS. Yes, Call of Duty: Black Ops III takes top...

Music: Have a Listen to the Rodea the Sky Soldier Soundtrack

Have a Listen to the Rodea the Sky Soldier Soundtrack

Soaring high

Rodea the Sky Soldier is out now in North America and is imminent in Europe, and is a title that's been years in the making. It had a sticky route to release, yet for some eager followers that'll matter little - especially as it's a Nintendo exclusive and the original work of Yuki Naka. Although it has shortcomings we gave it a...

News: Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei Confirmed For North American Release

Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei Confirmed For North American Release

Aksys Games is the company to thank

Aksys Games has revealed that it is bringing Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei to North America in Spring of next year. The turn-based strategy title is a reboot of the famous Langrisser series, which began life on the Sega Mega Drive many years ago. Developed by Extreme and Masaya, the 3DS release had a somewhat...

News: Keiji Inafune is Interested in Implementing amiibo in His Games

Keiji Inafune is Interested in Implementing amiibo in His Games

Just don't delay Mighty No. 9 again, Inafune

Up until recently, amiibo had been exclusively first party affairs. There are already dozens of the evasive figures available for a wide array of Nintendo franchises, but the question always remained: will amiibo ever be utilized by third parties? This was answered by a rather surprising reveal by Yacht...

News: Nintendo Badge Arcade is Out Now in North America

Nintendo Badge Arcade is Out Now in North America

Get ready to start that collection

If you're anything like this writer, you probably have heard about Nintendo Badge Arcade, but have no idea what it really is. Nintendo Badge Arcade is basically a free to play, virtual arcade game that's centered around the concept of collecting "badges". For $1 you get five shots at controlling a claw machine that...

Review: Yo-Kai Watch (3DS)

Yo-Kai Watch (3DS)

Gotta friend 'em all

There's no point beating around the bush: Yo-Kai Watch is a lot like Pokémon. But instead of straight up emulating one of Nintendo's biggest franchises, developer Level-5 has aspired to create something a bit stranger and fresher than Pokémon has done in years. The result is a welcoming RPG that has some highs and some lows,...

Video: Get a Closer Look at the Lovely Stella Glow Launch Edition

Get a Closer Look at the Lovely Stella Glow Launch Edition

...and warm up the iron

Stella Glow is just a week away in North America, the latest exciting RPG release to be localised and released with some style by Atlus - originally developed by Imageepoch, this one puts music at the core of a wider adventure. With its release so close and plenty of 3DS owners likely to have taken the demo for a spin, Atlus...

News: The Next Nintendo Direct is on 12th November

The Next Nintendo Direct is on 12th November

The wait is over!

It's been a long wait since the last Nintendo Direct broadcast, which was before E3, but we finally have a date and time for the next information bonanza. It's happening on 12th November at 2pm Pacific / 5pm Eastern / 10pm UK / 11pm CET. The wait for another Nintendo Direct has been a long one for fans, though company President...