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Nintendo Download: 15th November 2012 (North America)

15th November 2012 (North America)

Mickey gets epic, monster shooting, Myst and more

It's Thursday, which comes before Friday, but also means Nintendo Download day. This week throws up a fair bit of content on 3DS, including four retail downloads with one high-profile release and the return of a PC classic, while DSi owners also have a couple of options to look forward to. Feast your...

Nintendo Download: 8th November 2012 (North America)

8th November 2012 (North America)

Paper Mario, Pokédex, dress up witches and dragons

It's that time again, when we drop everything we're doing to fire up the 3DS eShop, DSi Shop and maybe, on occasion, the Wii Shop. Yes, it's the Nintendo Download update, and this week has a mixture of retail treats, a demo and some lesser known download titles. Let's get to it. 3DS Download...

News: Wii U Kiosks Will Allow Gamers To Try Before They Buy

Wii U Kiosks Will Allow Gamers To Try Before They Buy

A sneak peek before release

Starting from today, Nintendo is supplying 5,000 Wii U kiosks across select retail stores in North America, to allow consumers the chance to try the console before making the big purchase. Participating retailers include Target, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart and Toys ‘R’ Us stores in the U.S. New Super Mario Bros. U,...

News: Limited Edition Pink 3DS XL Available Online In North America

Limited Edition Pink 3DS XL Available Online In North America

Pretty in pink

Nintendo of America has announced on its Twitter feed today the availability of the Pink 3DS XL. The cute coloured system is available in limited quantities, and you must be a member of the shopping site Gilt to purchase it. The Pink 3DS XL will come as part of two bundles - one with Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask and the...

Nintendo Download: 1st November 2012 (North America)

1st November 2012 (North America)

Freakiness, fast gnomz, hidden objects and cake slicing

While some Nintendo Download updates, particularly in recent weeks, are full of juicy and exciting options, we're not sure that this is one of those occasions. Both DSi and 3DS are covered with a mixture of titles, but Wii is left out entirely; no, there isn't even a Neo Geo fighter to keep the...

News: Super Punch Out!!! Goes For a Club Nintendo Knockout

Super Punch Out!!! Goes For a Club Nintendo Knockout

150 coins to get into the bout

Another week, another North American Club Nintendo treat to share with you. This time around there's classic SNES action to enjoy on Wii, with Super Punch Out!!! available until 14th November and stepping up for 150 of your gold coins. To say that Little Mac's 16-bit appearance is iconic is probably an understatement,...

Nintendo Download: 25th October 2012 (North America)

25th October 2012 (North America)

Liberation, a NightSky, puzzles, free extras and plenty of monsters

The Nintendo Download update has had some good weeks in recent times, and following today's Nintendo Direct we finally have the information on today's offerings; it looks like this is another one that'll have something for everyone. With DLC, a demo, a retail release and a number of...

News: Nintendo Power Reader Pays Tribute With a Painting

Nintendo Power Reader Pays Tribute With a Painting

Expresses his love through art

Bry Sharland, a dedicated reader of Nintendo Power since he was 4 years old, has painted an incredible image as a tribute to Nintendo Power magazine, which includes Nintendo's most popular characters; Mario, Zelda, Samus, plus many more notable icons. Bry has been working on this artwork since August while being...

Nintendo Download: 18th October 2012 (North America)

18th October 2012 (North America)

Time to get stylish, pose for the camera, go fishing, fly a spaceship and more

North America has enjoyed some busy Nintendo Download updates of late, with plenty of variety to choose from. This week is no exception with something for everyone, and the odd surprise, so let's get on with it. 3DS Download: Sparkle Snapshots 3D (Nintendo, $5.99) —...

News: Walmart Offers Layaway and Midnight Pickup For Wii U

Walmart Offers Layaway and Midnight Pickup For Wii U

Attention shoppers!

Wii U pre-orders have been selling out left and right, with most major retailers no longer taking pre-orders in North America. However, this past Sunday Walmart came to the rescue, as it has announced that it will take pre-orders for Nintendo's upcoming system. To make things even more affordable, Walmart is also offering...

News: Nintendo Drops Price Of Wii Ahead Of Holiday Season

Nintendo Drops Price Of Wii Ahead Of Holiday Season

Inexpensive family fun this Christmas

Good news for those of you who don't have a Wii, Nintendo is dropping the suggested retail price to $129.99 in advance of the busy holiday shopping season. This new console bundle will be available across the US on October 28th. Both Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort will come included on a single game disc, as...

News: Pokémon Video Game Autumn Regional Championship Details For North America

Pokémon Video Game Autumn Regional Championship Details For North America

Your journey to Victory Road begins this weekend

It's just a little over a week since Pokémon Black & White 2 released across the US, and already the Pokémon Video Game Regional Championships will take place this weekend. That's right fellow trainers, the Championships begin in North America this Sunday, October 14th. The Autumn Regionals are...

News: Thundercats Let Loose On DS October 30th

Thundercats Let Loose On DS October 30th

Feel the magic, hear the roar

An official trailer for Thundercats has finally put a release date in place for the DS action epic. The game had previously been scheduled for a North American release September this year, but was pushed back a month. The side-scrolling action game follows the first six episodes of the rebooted Thundercats series where...

News: Casual And Hardcore Gamers, Madden NFL 13 Has Something For You Both

Casual And Hardcore Gamers, Madden NFL 13 Has Something For You Both

But will it be enough to make up for missing features?

Developers at EA Tiburon have stated that they are doing their best to take advantage of the Wii U's unique capabilities in ways that they hope will be the best for both casual and more experienced gamers, and hopefully will make users feel that they are not missing out too much on features that...

News: NightSky Lights Up 3DS eShop On 25th October

NightSky Lights Up 3DS eShop On 25th October

Starry night

The long-awaited Nicalis title NightSky has finally be given a North American release date, with the 25th October being the day to mark on your calendars. NightSky started life as a WiiWare release, but never saw the light of day (get it?) and eventually launched on the PC. The 3DS port was confirmed by Nicalis last year. To quote the...

Nintendo Download: 27th September 2012 (North America)

27th September 2012 (North America)

Denpa men, a Game Boy classic and some Real Bout Newcomers

After the confirmation of Europe's somewhat disappointing selection of Nintendo Download titles, you might be forgiven for expecting the North American update to be similarly lackluster. However, Nintendo has pulled out all the stops to deliver a varied selection of titles - the details of...