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News: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Hitting North America March 24th

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Hitting North America March 24th

New 3DS adventure set for early 2013 release

Nintendo has confirmed that Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity will be coming to North American 3DS consoles on March 24th, 2013. The latest instalment in the popular Mystery Dungeon sub-series, Gates to Infinity will allow 3DS owners to use the console's camera to scan objects and access new...

News: Atlus Is Bringing Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers To North America

Atlus Is Bringing Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers To North America

Shin Megami Tensei fans, rejoice

Atlus has confirmed that Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers will be getting a North American release in Spring 2013. The 3DS exclusive is an updated version of the Saturn original which appeared in 1997 and was subsequently ported to the PlayStation two years later. The Japanese 3DS release took place...

News: Vampire Crystals Cuts A Bloody Path To December Release In NA

Vampire Crystals Cuts A Bloody Path To December Release In NA

European launch for WiiWare title to follow in January

Shanblue Interactive has confirmed that its WiiWare action title Vampire Crystals will launch this month in North America. The date to look out for is December 20th, with a European release following on January 3rd, 2013. The top-down shooter has been in development for quite a while - we first...

News: The Amazing Spider-Man: Ultimate Edition Revealed By Amazon

The Amazing Spider-Man: Ultimate Edition Revealed By Amazon

Swinging into the Wii U launch window

Marvel revealed earlier this year at the New York Comic Con that The Amazing Spider-Man - a game that's been on other consoles for a while now - would be making the move to Wii U in Spring 2013. Online retailer Amazon has now listed the game as available for pre-order and gives it a release date of 5th March,...

News: Castlevania: Mirror of Fate's Boxart Comes With Lashings Of Belmont And Added Alucard

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate's Boxart Comes With Lashings Of Belmont And Added Alucard

The gang's all here

Konami producer Dave Cox has revealed on this Twitter account the artwork that will adorn the cover of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate. That's it there, just under these words. The art showcases the four main characters of the game - Trevor Belmont and his son Simon, Gabriel Belmont/Dracula and everyone's...

News: Gunman Clive Blasting Onto The European 3DS eShop Before Christmas

Gunman Clive Blasting Onto The European 3DS eShop Before Christmas

North America must wait a little longer

Mobile gaming, whether you like it or not, is fast becoming a popular platform for game developers. Sometimes though, the games spread their wings and make the move onto a dedicated gaming device such as the 3DS; take for example SpeedX 3D, a hugely popular mobile game that now resides in the 3DS eShop...

News: 3DS Remake Of Dragon Quest VII Features Visible Encounters

3DS Remake Of Dragon Quest VII Features Visible Encounters

Random battles are no more

It was revealed a couple of months back that Dragon Quest VII would be making a return with a remake on the 3DS in Japan. The game will largely stay true to the original, but it’s been confirmed that the random encounters system found in the PlayStation version have been changed to visible encounters on 3DS. Dragon...

News: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Western Release Dates Confirmed

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Western Release Dates Confirmed

Marching into your doom

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate producer Dave Cox has confirmed via his Twitter account that the game will launch in North America on 5th March 2013, with the European release coming a mere three days later (that's the 8th, in case you were wondering). The gothic action adventure was pushed into 2013 w

News: Fractured Soul Locked In For 10th January Release In Europe

Fractured Soul Locked In For 10th January Release In Europe

3DS eShop action title also getting free demo in North America tomorrow

Australian developer Endgame Studios has confirmed exclusively to Nintendo Life that its 3DS eShop action title Fractured Soul will launch in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on 10th January, 2013. Endgame also confirmed the release of a North American demo, which we reported...

News: Pier Solar HD Kickstarter Smashes Through Wii U Stretch Goal

Pier Solar HD Kickstarter Smashes Through Wii U Stretch Goal

Nintendo version now assured

You'll have to forgive us if we've been talking a lot about Pier Solar recently, but we're rather taken with WaterMelon's 16-bit RPG. Launched in 2010 on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, the game received a limited print run which has since become a collector's item. Keen to get the game into the hands of a wider audience,...

News: Cloudberry Kingdom Delayed On Wii U eShop

Cloudberry Kingdom Delayed On Wii U eShop

We hope it's available 'berry' soon

The developer behind Cloudberry Kingdom - Pwnee Studios - has revealed that its upcoming Wii U eShop title will be delayed. When asked if it would be available for download this month, the response from Pwnee was: Unfortunately it is not. Looks like we're going to delay for a bit and go for a simultaneous launch...

News: Spin The Bottle Is A Wii U Game That Doesn't Use Your TV

Spin The Bottle Is A Wii U Game That Doesn't Use Your TV

Involves "tight coordination, daring trust, body and eye contact or extreme flexibility"

KnapNok Games has released details of its forthcoming Wii U eShop title Spin The Bottle, a game which allows up to 8 players to indulge in addictive micro-challenges which take their attention away from the TV and focus it solely on the Wii U GamePad. A...

News: LEGO Lord Of The Rings Dated For 3DS, Wii And DS In Europe

LEGO Lord Of The Rings Dated For 3DS, Wii And DS In Europe

Three games to rule them all

November is looking to be quite an expensive month for European Nintendo gamers, what with the Wii U just around the corner and titles such as Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion and Rabbids Rumble on the horizon. It's not about to get any easier, either - amid all this money spending madness, Warner Bros. has decided...

News: Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Receives Collector's Edition Treatment On Wii

Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Receives Collector's Edition Treatment On Wii

Epic is the word you're looking for

Disney's Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is due to release for the Wii on November 23rd, and fans can look forward to a special Collector's Edition of the game as well as the standard retail copy. UK retailer GAME has the exclusive on this bundle, which features a copy of the game, an 8GB Oswald-shaped USB stick...

News: Wii U Won't Include Trophies Or Achievements

Wii U Won't Include Trophies Or Achievements

Maybe in the future?

Creative director and co-founder of 5th Cell Jeremiah Slaczka has revealed on NeoGAF that the Wii U will not have a universal achievement system. Slaczka went on to explain how Scribblenauts Unlimited would have its own in-game accomplishments: There are no Wii U accomplishments that are system wide. Scribblenauts Unlimited...

News: Unemployment And Platforming Combine In Wii U Title 8-Bit Boy

Unemployment And Platforming Combine In Wii U Title 8-Bit Boy

One man show

Danish one-man studio AwesomeBlade Software has announced that its retro-themed platformer 8-Bit Boy is coming to the Wii U. Created by Rasmus Kønig Sørensen - a Danish ex-video game journalist with a bachelor degree in Construction Management - 8-Bit Boy is a love letter to the 2D platforming epics of old. Sørensen counts himself...