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News: Paper Mario, Kirby Super Star and More Join Club Nintendo Rewards

Paper Mario, Kirby Super Star and More Join Club Nintendo Rewards

Sucking up your coins

It's Club Nintendo Rewards time again, North American gamers, with more downloadable goodies becoming available in exchange for some treasured gold coins. This month offers a mixture of retro Virtual Console treats and some DSiWare titles, detailed below. Bird & Beans — 100 Coins Metal Torrent — 150 Coins Paper Mario...

News: New Competition To Celebrate Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan Demo Now Open

New Competition To Celebrate Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan Demo Now Open

Heaps of goodies to win

There's not long to wait now until the sublime looking Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan is finally released for the 3DS in North America. The game will be available on 26th February in both physical and downloadable formats. Speaking of downloadable formats, as we mentioned in our weekly downloads round-up, North...

Nintendo Download: 7th February 2013 (North America)

7th February 2013 (North America)

Ken is raging, the Blue Bomber returns, concentration testing and more

Nintendo has confirmed what download delights are coming to North America this week, and it's certainly a diverse range. We have a download-only retail game on Wii U — if you can tolerate the term — some retro goodness and a long-awaited demo joining a major retail release on...

News: XSEED Publishing Rune Factory 4 In North America

XSEED Publishing Rune Factory 4 In North America

A big year for the company

Not only will XSEED provide the localisation of Pandora's Tower in North America this year, but it also plans to bring RPG title Rune Factory 4 to the 3DS later this year, with the aim of a summer release. The game will be the first in the series which allows the player to choose either a male or female protagonist. Aside...

Nintendo Download: 31st January 2013 (North America)

31st January 2013 (North America)

An awakening, a puddle, underwater exploration and more

While this week's Nintendo download update for Europe is rather modest, albeit with a long-awaited Wii U release, you lucky North Americans have a broad range of content across every platform. There are demos, retail downloads and some interesting new and retro options, so let's get right to...

Nintendo Download: 24th January 2013 (North America)

24th January 2013 (North America)

Fighting with balloons and guns, cave exploration, getting funky and more

It's Nintendo download time, North America, and this week brings you various goodies for your latest systems. The Wii U eShop features a new downloadable title that you probably spotted two days ago, the first Virtual Console release — sort of — on the system, and 3DS has...

Rumour: Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Chilean 3DS is the same used in North America

The spectacularly yellow limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL originally started off as a Japan-only system, but since then it's been on a bit of an adventure, making it over to European shores last December. It now appears to have found another home, with the system apparently being announced for pre-order...

News: Ikachan Swimming Into The 3DS eShop in North America Before February

Ikachan Swimming Into The 3DS eShop in North America Before February

Guxt also on the way

Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya, the developer behind the much-loved Cave Story, will have two new games in the 3DS eShop this quarter: Ikachan and Guxt. As with Cave Story, both games will be published by Nicalis - the same company behind VVVVVV. Ikachan sees you take on the role of a squid who swims through an underwater realm, looking...

Nintendo Download: 17th January 2013 (North America)

17th January 2013 (North America)

Tokyo mobs, stacking stars and a free awakening

It's download time again, which means more downloadable goodies for your Nintendo systems — well, two of them. In what feels like a rare occurrence, there's no DSiWare to be found, with five options on the 3DS eShop and a video app for Wii. Nintendo's latest console misses out, but then again we know...

News: Brain Age: Concentration And Sonic & All-Stars Racing Release Dates Revealed

Brain Age: Concentration And Sonic & All-Stars Racing Release Dates Revealed

Two new 3DS big-hitters get dated for the US

We love days like today, when Nintendo springs upcoming release dates on us and we all have to think of how far we're going to have to dig into our pockets for some cash. You'll have to update your purchase plans - again - as Brain Age: Concentration Training (also known as Dr Kawashima's Devilish Brain...

News: Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Scares Its Way Onto The 3DS March 24th

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Scares Its Way Onto The 3DS March 24th

A new spooky adventure

Nintendo of America has announced the much anticipated release date for Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon will make its way across the US on 24th March, with Luigi travelling through more mansions and scooping up some more ghosts with his upgraded Poltergust 5000. Hopefully European gamers won't have much...

News: Fire Emblem: Awakening Features Both English And Japanese Voice Tracks

Fire Emblem: Awakening Features Both English And Japanese Voice Tracks

One language or another

It has been highlighted that the upcoming US version of Fire Emblem: Awakening features both English and Japanese audio tracks. Our very own Jon Wahlgren - who is currently hidden away reviewing the game for you lovely readers - can confirm this option is available. It hasn't been confirmed if the option to choose the...

News: Pandora's Tower Finally Heading To North America

Pandora's Tower Finally Heading To North America

Will be available spring 2013

Japanese action RPG Pandora's Tower has been available in Europe since April 2012, and no news was ever heard regarding a North American localisation - until now. It looked as though the critically acclaimed Wii game had slipped through the net, but localisation specialist XSEED Games has revealed it has picked up the...

News: How Did GameStop's 500,000 Wii U Reservations Become 320,000 Actual Sales?

How Did GameStop's 500,000 Wii U Reservations Become 320,000 Actual Sales?

GameStop explains the math behind its sales figures

Before the Wii U launched, US outlet GameStop proudly stated that half a million people were on its waiting list for the shiny new console. However, speaking to investors last week, GameStop admitted that only 320,000 consoles were actually sold by the chain - which means 180,000 "orders"...