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December2017

  • News Lost Sphear Now Has a Demo on the European Switch eShop

    It's been found

    Lost Sphear, published by Square Enix and made by the team behind I am Setsuna, isn't too far away from its 23rd January Western release on the Switch. In this case the story revolves around attempting to return memories to the world, and in terms of smart mechanics it boasts of the ability to move your characters around between...

October2017

  • News Kirby Battle Royale Demo Arrives Today on the 3DS in Europe

    Includes Meta Knight unlock with save transfer

    It's not often nowadays that we see significant release date discrepancies between Europe and North America, but that'll be the case with Kirby Battle Royale; it's not due until 19th January in North America, but lands on 3rd November in Europe. In order to build hype and increase awareness,...

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  • Reminder The Splatoon Summer Testfire Demo is Now Live

    If you're yet to ink in a purchase

    We suspect that most with an interest in Splatoon bought it long ago, yet Nintendo is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to get as many Wii U owners as possible on board. A little while ago we shared the news that the Splatoon Testfire demo is returning for a Summer fling, so here's a reminder that it's live...

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  • Hands On Going for the Combos in Project X Zone

    Pure pixelated madness

    When Project X Zone was announced for Japan, we could barely contain our glee. Here was a game with retro-styled visuals, rocking music and popular characters from Capcom, SEGA and Namco Bandai all rolled into one — oh, and Monolith Soft was one of the developers. And then, it underwhelmed in the Japanese charts. It...

  • News Second Project X Zone Demo Hitting 3DS eShop On June 27th

    Lucky, lucky Europe

    European 3DS owners are currently getting their hands on the recently-released Lethal Surprise demo for Project X Zone, which showcases characters from Sakura Wars, Cyberbots, Space Channel 5 and Valkyria Chronicles and offers a glimpse of what the final game will look like when it launches in the region on July 5th (the North...

  • Hands On Running Scared in Resident Evil Revelations

    Not quite as three-dimensional

    Capcom is a publisher that isn't afraid to use assets originally conceived on last-gen home consoles or recent handhelds, applying a spit and polish and selling them to a whole new audience. We've seen it with Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and the trick's being repeated with Resident Evil Revelations. This time around a...

April2013

  • News Resident Evil Revelations Demo to Sneak up on the Wii U eShop

    Quite a revelaiton

    Resident Evil Revelations isn't far away from its Wii U release, aiming to claw at us and eat our brains — though the enemies aren't actually zombies, so maybe just the clawing part — in May. Of course if you own a 3DS you could play the game right now, and it's a stand-out title on the handheld; if you're rocking a Wii U...

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  • News NBA 2K13 Demo Now Available In The Euro Wii U eShop

    Hoopin' and hollerin'

    NBA 2K13 has been available in North America since the very start of the Wii U's existence. Europe had to wait a little longer to shoot some hoops, with the game being released earlier this month. Europe has also had to wait longer for a demo, something that's been in the North American Wii U eShop for a while. Well worry not...

  • Impressions Brain Age: Concentration Training Demo

    Fiendishly focused

    Inspired by the work of famed neuroscientist Dr. Ryuta Kawashima, Nintendo's Brain Age games aim to keep players' minds sharp through daily mental exercises, and have proven popular since the DS original, Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!. The first 3DS entry in the series, Brain Age: Concentration Training focuses...

  • News Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan Demo On The Way

    Progress will be transferable to retail copy

    The gorgeous looking Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan will be unleashed in North America on 26th February in both physical and downloadable formats. Atlus, the game's developer, has now revealed a demo will be heading into the 3DS eShop on 7th February - a good few weeks before the game launches...

  • News Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Getting A Demo In February

    Monster Hunter Try

    Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will be released on Wii U and 3DS in North America and Europe on 19th March and 22nd March respectively. The full game is expected to be available in the eShop at around the same time. Capcom has also revealed that a demo for the game will also be available to download for both the 3DS and Wii U versions...

  • Nintendo Download 17th January 2013 (Europe)

    Crashing mobs, mysterious mahjong, more zombies and basketball

    It's another week of download news for Europe, this time arriving just in time to brighten up our Mondays. This week covers every platform; the 3DS receives a wacky match-three puzzle game as well as something a little more conventional, zombies infest DSiWare and the home consoles bring...

  • News Chasing Aurora Demo Soaring Into Wii U eShop Soon

    Broken Rules also working on an update

    The Wii U eShop is already populated with some great games that have been developed by hard-working indie developers. One such title is Chasing Aurora, which has you soaring across the skies and flying through narrow little gates in a race against time. In our recent interview with Broken Rules, the game's...

  • News Fire Emblem: Awakening Demo On Its Way to North America

    Plus some more info on DLC

    North America doesn't have to wait much longer now for Fire Emblem: Awakening, the 3DS strategic RPG that sees you play as Lord Chrom and the Shepherds in a battle against a mysterious new evil. Nintendo has now revealed some more information on the game including how StreetPass and SpotPass will be implemented, as well...

  • News Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Demo On The Way

    Whipping up a storm in the eShop

    Yesterday Konami producer Dave Cox took to Twitter to answer a few eager Castlevania fans' questions regarding the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series. Unfortunately he reiterated his stance that Lords of Shadow 2, a game already confirmed for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, would not be coming to Wii U. He has since...

December2012

  • Talking Point Test Running Rayman Legends

    The art of a good demo

    Yesterday the demo for Rayman Legends arrived on the Wii U eShop in both Europe and North America, and a number of gamers who wanted this title at launch eagerly started the download. There are a few things to say about it, both in terms of the glimpse it gives us of the game and how it is, essentially, the epitome of a well...

  • News Rayman Legends Demo Finally Arrives In The Wii U eShop

    Three levels to satisfy your hunger

    Ubisoft's highly anticipated Wii U platformer Rayman Legends is set to be released in the end of February (1st March for the UK). The game was originally penned down as a Wii U launch title but was unfortunately put back, however Ubisoft did say it would make a demo version available on the eShop from the off -...

November2012

  • News Fractured Soul Demo Blasting Onto North American 3DS eShop

    Update for the game also on the way

    Sidescrolling shoot ‘em up Fractured Soul has been available in the North American 3DS eShop since September. The game was developed by Endgame Studios, which spent eight years working on the title, and sees you blast your way through some of the hardest levels ever seen on 3DS. The Australian developer has now...

  • News ZombiU Demo Coming To Wii U eShop

    Expect it before 15th December

    Ubisoft has a plenty of Wii U titles available on launch with the likes of ZombiU, Assassin’s Creed III and Rabbids Land to name a few. Rayman Legends unfortunately didn’t make it into the launch line up and is now penned in for an early 2013 release

  • News Rayman Legends Demo Available In Wii U eShop On Launch

    We will get to play it after all

    Rayman Legends was originally supposed to be a Wii U launch day title but was pushed back to a Q1 2013 release, much to the disappointment of Rayman fans across the globe. However, North American Wii U owners will still be able to get a little bit of their Rayman fix on launch day as Ubisoft has confirmed that there...

January2012

  • News Resident Evil: Revelations Demo on the Way

    Shambling into view

    Resident Evil: Revelations isn't far away, all set to bring terror into the third dimension. For those eagerly anticipating this new entry in the survival-horror series there was good news from Christian Svensson, senior vice president of Capcom. Responding to enquiries from fans about a demo arriving in the eShop, Svensson...

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