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Rumour: Shipments of Pokémon X & Y Delayed to U.S. Military Exchanges

Shipments of Pokémon X & Y Delayed to U.S. Military Exchanges

Government shutdown to blame

The above photo is purportedly taken from a store on a U.S. military base. Although exact details are not known, it is not difficult to believe such a thing could happen, as the partial shutdown of the U.S. government had previously shut down military grocery stores entirely up to 5 days ago and it may take some time to...

Nintendo Download: 10th October (North America)

10th October (North America)

Pokémon, retro sports, water racing, lots of zombies and more

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, with a certain Game Freak title dominating attention this time around. There are some other offerings, retro and new, to consider, including two(!) zombie-themed games on Nintendo's handhelds. Let's stop blabbering and get on with it, shall...

News: Nintendo of America Selling Wii Remote Rapid Charging Cradle and Rechargeable Battery Set

Nintendo of America Selling Wii Remote Rapid Charging Cradle and Rechargeable Battery Set

No more scrambling for batteries

Earlier this year, Nintendo stated in an online customer survey it was exploring the possibility of releasing an official Wii Remote Plus fast battery charger to give gamers a bit more juice when playing for prolonged periods. The company has now decided to release one and Nintendo of America has started selling the...

News: Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land Coming To 3DS This Month in North America

Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land Coming To 3DS This Month in North America

The pair are heading on an eggscellent adventure

North American fans of Regular Show are in for a treat this month, as the first game based on the Cartoon Network series is being released in the region on 29th October. It's known as Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land and features an original storyline and concept written by the series...

News: Aqua Moto Racing 3D Splashing Into North America Next Week

Aqua Moto Racing 3D Splashing Into North America Next Week

Will be an improved adaptation of the European version

Zordix is the developer behind the Moto series of games, many of which are found in various smartphone app stores. It made its 3DS eShop debut in June when Aqua Moto Racing 3D swept into Europe, but a North American version has not yet emerged. Well the studio has now confirmed the game will be...

News: Pokémon Bank And Poké Transporter Will Hit The North American eShop in December

Pokémon Bank And Poké Transporter Will Hit The North American eShop in December

Comes with a free 30 day trial if you activate before 31st January 2014

During September's Pokémon Direct, we learned all about the Pokémon Bank system, which is a cloud-based service that enables players to upload their 'mon with the purpose of retrieve them for use the titles that will appear after Pokémon X

Nintendo Download: 3rd October (North America)

3rd October (North America)

Crazy racing, retro brawling, classy puzzling and much more

It's Nintendo Download time once again, North America, and just a little later than normal this week. We have a fairly lengthy list for you to pore over, covering content on the Wii U and 3DS eShops as well as one DSiWare title. There's plenty to get through, so let's leap right in. Wii...

News: New Wii U System Update Goes Live Across Europe, North America and Japan

New Wii U System Update Goes Live Across Europe, North America and Japan

Brings Wii Off-TV play, but with a twist

A brand new firmware update has pushed its way across the Mushroom Kingdom and landed on Wii U consoles across Europe, North America and Japan. The prompt for the update began after the scheduled extended maintenance for the Nintendo Network and Miiverse ended. One of the big changes included is the use of...

Nintendo Download: 26th September (North America)

26th September (North America)

An epic tale is revisited, crazy fishing, a running discount and much more

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, with this week bringing new offerings to Wii U, 3DS and even DSiWare — it's the latest handheld that has the most content. A particularly enticing first-person RPG features in the retail downloads, while some sequels and WiiWare...

News: New Sonic Lost World Trailer Reveals A Slight Delay to North American Release

New Sonic Lost World Trailer Reveals A Slight Delay to North American Release

European remains unaffected for the time being

The latest trailer for Sonic Lost World for the Wii U and 3DS reveals that the hotly anticipated release is due to suffer a delay across North America. The Deadly Six extended trailer, which features Sonic encountering each member of his evil enemies, confirms that the upcoming SEGA title won't reach...

News: Howard Lincoln: Nintendo Has "No Plans" to Sell Stake in Mariners MLB Team

Howard Lincoln: Nintendo Has "No Plans" to Sell Stake in Mariners MLB Team

The late Hiroshi Yamauchi kept the team in Seattle

One of the many stories surrounding the remembrance of former Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi is how he’s considered the saviour of the Seattle Mariners baseball team, taking a majority share of the organization in 1992 when its previous owner was about to sell it to a Florida group...

News: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games is Sliding Onto Wii U This November

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games is Sliding Onto Wii U This November

Wear your gloves, it's going to get nippy

Back in May, a SEGA-themed Nintendo Direct broadcast revealed Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, becoming the first Mario & Sonic title on the Wii U and bringing with it a new set of events for Nintendo's current home console. A release date was yet to be confirmed for Mario and...

Nintendo Download: 19th September (North America)

19th September (North America)

A legendary HD release, monstrous discounts, classic Mario and much more

We have a bumper Nintendo Download week for you, North America, with over a dozen games gracing the Wii U, 3DS and even the DSi. A certain Zelda title is headlining, but we also have terrific — but brief — Monster Hunter discounts, some retro goodies and enough new 3DS...

News: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Set To Take The Stand in October

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Set To Take The Stand in October

Will preside in the eShop on 24th October

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies has been given a release date in North America and Europe. According to the official Ace Attorney Facebook page, it will emerge into the 3DS eShop in both regions on 24th October and will be priced at $29.99 / €24.99. While Japan received a physical copy of...

Nintendo Download: 12th September (North America)

12th September (North America)

Things get Wonderful, an untold story has a demo, discounts galore and more

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, with a host of new offerings to tempt you this week. We have a wonderful PlatinumGames Wii U retail exclusive, classic Zelda, a promising demo, various sales and more. The DSi even gets some love this week, leaving the Wii as the...