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Video: See Bayonetta & Corrin Smash it up in Super Smash Bros.

See Bayonetta & Corrin Smash it up in Super Smash Bros.

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The final batch of DLC for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & Nintendo 3DS is finally out, bringing with it the Umbra Witch Bayonetta and the dragon warrior Corrin. It's a bittersweet moment for many fans, but no doubt this isn't the end of Super Smash Bros. as we know it. In the video below we look at both of these new characters as well...

Gallery: Gear Up for the Final Super Smash Bros. DLC With Some Screens and Videos

Gear Up for the Final Super Smash Bros. DLC With Some Screens and Videos

Bayonetta and Corrin wrap up the cast

Choosing a lead image for a Nintendo Download Update can sometimes be fun, and in the case of this week's EU article the obvious choice was Bayonetta fighting Duck Hunt Duo, which is a fun sentence as well as an entertaining screenshot. Following the weekend announcement of the final Smash Bros. DLC arriving...

News: Splatoon Producer Hints at More Content Being Added in the Future

Splatoon Producer Hints at More Content Being Added in the Future

"I'm starting to wonder if we can't organize a little something else."

Splatoon had an admirable amount of post release support, with new game modes, maps, clothes, and weapons, being regularly added to the game via free updates. While it was inevitable that there would come to be an end to all the free goodness, the question of more, paid DLC has...

News: Nintendo Confirms Bayonetta, Corrin & Final Mii Costume DLC in Super Smash Bros. for 3rd February

Nintendo Confirms Bayonetta, Corrin & Final Mii Costume DLC in Super Smash Bros. for 3rd February

Or the 4th; don't you love time zones?

The long-awaited final bundle of DLC, or AOC as Nintendo likes to call it, for Super Smash Bros. including Bayonetta and Corrin will be landing on Wii U and 3DS systems on 3rd February in North America and the 4th in Europe. Nintendo has yet to confirm a time but judging from the official Nintendo of America...

News: Nintendo Outlines Details of DLC Map Pack One in Fire Emblem Fates

Nintendo Outlines Details of DLC Map Pack One in Fire Emblem Fates

Regular updates to keep you busy

Fire Emblem Fates, across two retail editions and a third campaign as DLC, is set to offer a lot of content - for a combined $80 or so for the full story, admittedly. Beyond that it's following the lead of Fire Emblem: Awakening in offering plenty of DLC maps; these will provide fan service and useful rewards such as...

News: Fire Emblem Fates New Nintendo 3DS XL Model Confirmed, Along With DLC Details

Fire Emblem Fates New Nintendo 3DS XL Model Confirmed, Along With DLC Details

Revelation storyline on 10th March, all-in-one edition on the way

Fire Emblem Fates is not only the eagerly awaited second entry of the franchise on the 3DS, but it's also an intriguing release. Due on 19th February in North America it'll come in two separate editions - Birthright and Conquest - that have different storylines, though those keen to...

News: Mercedes-Benz Representative Explains the Company's DLC Deals with Nintendo

Mercedes-Benz Representative Explains the Company's DLC Deals with Nintendo

Appealing to nostalgia

In a rather strange turn of events, the first DLC ever released for Mario Kart 8 was all themed around Mercedes-Benz cars. Understandably, this put many gamers on edge and many saw it as a sign that the company was 'selling out', though this was perhaps an unfairly harsh criticism. At any rate, Mercedes-Benz DLC struck again...

Gallery: Gawk At the Super Smash Bros. Reveal Art for Bayonetta and Corrin, Along With Cloud Screenshots

Gawk At the Super Smash Bros. Reveal Art for Bayonetta and Corrin, Along With Cloud Screenshots

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Well, we now have the final Super Smash Bros. cast for the Wii U / 3DS generation, with Cloud arriving imminently - at the time of writing - while Bayonetta and Corrin are due in February 2016. They'll all add their own twists to the roster and wrap up the largest and most ambitious Smash Bros. line-up to date. We've already compiled the...

News: Final Mii Fighter Costumes and Hats Detailed for Super Smash Bros.

Final Mii Fighter Costumes and Hats Detailed for Super Smash Bros.

Tails! Knuckles! Geno! More!

The final wave of Mii Fighter hats and costumes have been revealed in today's special Super Smash Bros. presentation. Firstly, in combination with the new fighter Cloud from the Final Fantasy series, a Chocobo hat will be released alongside the anticipated fighter. Also, a surprise costume from the beloved Super...

News: Cloud Will be Available to Buy 'Within Hours' of Sakurai's Final Presentation for Super Smash Bros.

Cloud Will be Available to Buy 'Within Hours' of Sakurai's Final Presentation for Super Smash Bros.

Stormy clouds for the eShop servers

As was widely expected, Masahiro Sakurai took the opportunity in his video presentation to confirm that Cloud will be available to pick up from Super Smash Bros. "within hours" of the presentation; we suspect many are already waiting impatiently. In addition to the character there'll be the Midgar stage, which...

News: The Final Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC Update is Now Live

The Final Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC Update is Now Live

Some gorgeous GX armour leads the way

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate has been the franchises' most successful entry outside of Japan, passing one million sales in Europe and North America, in the process providing a vital breakthrough for the series. It gives us optimism that titles like Monster Hunter X (Cross) will also get localised, or at the very...

Talking Point: Super Mario Maker's Update Continues Nintendo's Focus on Major Games as Services

Super Mario Maker's Update Continues Nintendo's Focus on Major Games as Services

Going beyond day one

Super Mario Maker is on the cusp - at the time of writing - of receiving its first major update. It solves one of the most notable quibbles that fans have had by adding level checkpoints, in addition to features such as dedicated areas for official Nintendo courses and 'event' courses contributed by companies such as Facebook...

News: Super Smash Bros. 'Digital Complete Pack' Combines Game and DLC for Wii U and 3DS

Super Smash Bros. 'Digital Complete Pack' Combines Game and DLC for Wii U and 3DS

For a not-quite-smashing discount

Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS is the game that keeps giving, assuming you dig into your pocket every now and again. It's rather sneakily become Nintendo's most substantial DLC vehicle to date, serving up over $50 of extra content across four batches if you've opted to buy it all across both versions. It ain't...

News: GX Hunter Armor Stars in Penultimate Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC Update

GX Hunter Armor Stars in Penultimate Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC Update

Just one more to go

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate has provided a huge amount of content on the 3DS, and for those with regular online hunting buddies or a lot of skill, the free monthly DLC has certainly kept things interesting. The October content is now up and, sadly, it means we only have one more set of DLC to come. In terms of what's available...