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News: Nintendo Announces Mario & Luigi: Dream Team For 3DS

Nintendo Announces Mario & Luigi: Dream Team For 3DS

New RPG coming to the 3DS this summer

A new addition to the Mario & Luigi RPG series of games has been announced today for the 3DS, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. Nintendo President and CEO, Satoru Iwata, revealed the title during Nintendo Direct after dubbing 2013 the 'Year of Luigi', with the game making its way to our handhelds this summer...

News: Animal Crossing: New Leaf Release Dates Announced For Europe And North America

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Release Dates Announced For Europe And North America

The one we've all been waiting for

During both Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America's Nintendo Direct broadcasts, a release date has been given for Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the regions. That's right, North Americans will finally be able to get their hands on the popular simulation game on the 9th June, with Europeans getting the game...

News: Capcom And Nintendo Teaming Up To Bring Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate To Europe

Capcom And Nintendo Teaming Up To Bring Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate To Europe

Nintendo remains hands-on with new distribution deal

Nintendo and Capcom have today confirmed that they are entering into a deal to bring the Wii U and 3DS versions of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate to European shores. Continuing the arrangement that has so far covered a wide range of Capcom titles - including Resident Evil: Revelations,

News: Fire Emblem and Luigi's Mansion Coming to Europe in 2013

Fire Emblem and Luigi's Mansion Coming to Europe in 2013

Better late than never

It was to be expected after Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon was delayed into 2013 in North America, but we can now confirm that the green plumber's 3DS foray into ghost busting has also slipped into next year in Europe; it's now due to spook up the first quarter of 2013. Hopefully not too long after that, Fire Emblem: Awakening...

News: Paper Mario: Sticker Star Arrives in Europe 7th December

Paper Mario: Sticker Star Arrives in Europe 7th December

Stuck on you

Nintendo of Europe has finally announced a date for Paper Mario: Sticker Star: Europeans will be able to get sticky with the paper thin plumber from 7th December. The world is your personal Panini album in the adventure, which sees Mario and company slipping through the world slamming stickers onto anything that moves. You'll also be...

News: No Cross Words As Picross E Euro eShop Release Is Confirmed

No Cross Words As Picross E Euro eShop Release Is Confirmed

Mark 6th September in your calendar, nonogram fans

Nintendo has confirmed that Picross E will be hitting the European 3DS eShop on 6th September, with a price point of £4.50 / €5.00. The latest in a long line of picture crossword games which can trace its history all the way back to the Game Boy and Super Nintendo, Picross E apparently showcases...

News: Toki Tori Hatches on European eShop Next Week

Toki Tori Hatches on European eShop Next Week

Is it cheep enough?

Two Tribes' platform puzzler Toki Tori is chirruping its way into the European 3DS eShop next week. It was originally released on Game Boy Color in 2001; if you missed it back then, here's your chance to see what all the squawking was about. The concept is the same as the WiiWare version. You join the titular chick on a mission...

News: DSiWare Goes Commando in Steel Disaster on 22nd December

DSiWare Goes Commando in Steel Disaster on 22nd December

Ten-hut!

Cinemax is best known for its Rytmik games but it's got something entirely different lined up for Europe in the next few weeks. Commando: Steel Disaster is an old-fashioned run-and-gun shooter that saw a retail release in North America several years ago, but Cinemax and developer Mana Software are taking another shot at it with a DSiWare release. The Metal Slug-like shooter arrives in..

News: Circle Pad Pro Hits Europe in January 2012

Circle Pad Pro Hits Europe in January 2012

Resi bundle confirmed

It's official: the 3DS Circle Pad Pro accessory is coming to Europe on 27th January 2012. The add-on launches on the same day as Resident Evil Revelations, one of the first games that supports the extra attachment to reach European shores. The accessory will be available on its own or in a limited edition bundle with the game, both for as-yet unspecified prices. Will you grab..

Rumour: Monster Hunter 3 G Lurching Toward Europe

Monster Hunter 3 G Lurching Toward Europe

So have your swords sharpened by Autumn 2012

Update: We have received word from Official Nintendo Magazine that the posted Autumn 2012 date is not official confirmation of the game's European release. Capcom's official statement about the game is "we have nothing to announce at this time." Original story below. Capcom's popular...

News: 1950s Lawn Mower Kids to Release Next Week

1950s Lawn Mower Kids to Release Next Week

Keep off the grass!

Publisher Zordix AB is continuing its quirky output of DSiWare releases ― as revealed back in June with a rather informative trailer ― and fans of grass cutting are sure to be in for for a treat. 1950s Lawn Mower Kids does what it says on the tin. Set in suburban America in the '50s, the game features Tom, Nancy and Tim as they attempt to mow various gardens while avoiding..

News: Shinobi on 3DS Remains Hidden Until November

Shinobi on 3DS Remains Hidden Until November

SEGA producer reveals the game's influences

SEGA has found itself pushing back the releases of two upcoming 3DS titles lately: CRUSH3D from Zoë Mode and the other being Shinobi from Griptonite Games. The latest press release from the publisher states the new release date as 11th November ― two months later than what was previously planned. Shinobi for the 3DS puts players in the role of Jiro..

News: Hopes for CRUSH3D to Launch This Year Have Been Crushed

Hopes for CRUSH3D to Launch This Year Have Been Crushed

SEGA announces new release date

Brighton-based Zoë Mode studio head Paul Mottram recently pointed to the lower-than-expected success of the 3DS as the reason for pushing back the release of the studio's upcoming puzzle game CRUSH3D. Now publisher SEGA has stepped in and announced the revised European release date. CRUSH3D has now been scheduled with a release date of 17th February, 2012. Five..

News: Xenoblade Chronicles is Coming Early, UK & Europe

Xenoblade Chronicles is Coming Early, UK & Europe

August just got a little bit hotter

Xenoblade Chronicles, the greatly anticipated Wii RPG due out this summer in Europe and the UK, is launching two weeks earlier than the previously scheduled date of 2nd September. The game will now launch 19th August. That makes just a little less time to order that sexy preorder package. The game is also scheduled to come to Australia at some point, but there is..

News: Localisation Evidence Grows as Pandora's Tower Demoed at Expo

Localisation Evidence Grows as Pandora's Tower Demoed at Expo

Settle down, North America

The Japan Expo held in Paris, France has come and gone and of the many games that were playable at the event, perhaps the most eyebrow-raising title was Pandora's Tower. Developed by Ganbarion, the action adventure game is one of three major titles that western gamers have been vocal about in light of Nintendo of America having no plans to bring them to its own continent..