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Nintendo Download: 4th February (North America)

4th February (North America)

Smash DLC! Resident Evil 4! Shütshimi! FreezeME! More!

Here we are once again, North American gamers, with the Nintendo Download Update. This week seems like another good 'un, with the final batch of Super Smash Bros. DLC, a corking Wii download from Capcom, some highly promising download-only games and some discounts. Phew, let's get to the...

Nintendo Download: 28th January (North America)

28th January (North America)

Final Fantasy new and old! LEGO Avengers! Shadow Puppeteer! More!

It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update. This week brings three high profile retail titles (well, one is on both platforms), an intriguing and shadowy Wii U release along with some other interesting download-only arrivals on both systems...

Nintendo Download: 21st January (North America)

21st January (North America)

Minecraft: Story Mode! Mario & Luigi! Zack & Wiki! Classic Mario! More!

It's that time once again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update details. This week brings a high-profile retail release on 3DS, an episodic Minecraft experience, some tempting Virtual Console arrivals and other offerings that include demos and discounts...

News: Zack & Wiki and Super Mario Advance 4 Look Set for Nintendo Download Update in North America

Zack & Wiki and Super Mario Advance 4 Look Set for Nintendo Download Update in North America

e-Reader levels look to be included for Advance 4, too

As is often the case, Nintendo of America's official game pages seem to have unveiled a couple of new releases due in the 21st January Nintendo Download update. These are very likely to be accurate but, as always, be aware that details could change. First up is Zack & Wiki: Quest for...

Nintendo Download: 14th January (North America)

14th January (North America)

Metroid: Zero Mission! Space Hulk! Slice It! Discounts! More!

It's Nintendo Download Update time once again, with this week's North American offerings bringing a mix of old and new treats. The Wii U Virtual Console catches up with a long-demanded Game Boy Advance title, while there's also some strategy, gallery shooting and more coming to the home...

News: Space Hulk Finally Arrives On The North American Wii U eShop This Week

Space Hulk Finally Arrives On The North American Wii U eShop This Week

For the Emperor

It's taken a while, but the Wii U version of Space Hulk is finally launching this week in North America. The game - which is a port of the PC original - was due to launch in May last year, but missed that release window. The Sony versions arrived in September, but the Wii U edition was held back until - we were told - Christmas...

Nintendo Download: 7th January (North America)

7th January (North America)

Light gun games! Ocean Runner! Discovery! More!

The time has come for the first North America Nintendo Download Update of 2016, and it includes a variety of options. The Wii U Virtual Console plays catch up with three light gun games, while new download offerings include a creative Minecraft-a-like, two RCMADIAX games and the return of Ninja Pig...

Nintendo Download: 31st December (North America)

31st December (North America)

1080° Snowboarding, Molly Maggot and various discounts

It's the final North American Nintendo Download Update of 2015, and it's a little thin on content. Despite that there is a gem from the N64 era and some promising discounts, so all hope is not lost; let's get to it. Missed the European Nintendo Download Update? Well, your New Years' Resolution...

Nintendo Download: 24th December (North America)

24th December (North America)

Super Mario Galaxy! Discounts galore! Festive 3DS HOME Themes! More!

It's the final Nintendo Download Update before Christmas, which is a merry occasion indeed. However you treat the Holidays, the update should help make the week a bit more special; we have a Wii classic, some free DLC, 3DS HOME Themes and a whole load of discounts. Let's get to the...

Nintendo Download: 17th December (North America)

17th December (North America)

Minecraft, Smash Bros. DLC, Temple of Yog, discounts galore and more

It's that time once again for the Nintendo Download Update, and this week brings us a long-awaited sandbox game, a promising Wii U eShop exclusive, some enticing 3DS eShop options, DLC, a lot of discounts and more besides. There's plenty to cover, so let's get to it. Missed the...

Guide: The Best Nintendo Gifts For The Holiday Season (US Edition)

The Best Nintendo Gifts For The Holiday Season (US Edition)

Some last minute treats

It's that time of year when we look forward to the Holidays on the one hand, and suffer sweaty brows on the other as we fret over late gift purchases. What to get your Nintendo-obsessed loved one this festive season? What gift will be good enough? Well, don't fret, we've looked around the web to find a range of gifts that...

Nintendo Download: 10th December (North America)

10th December (North America)

SteamWorld Heist! FAST Racing NEO! Terraria! Devil's Third! More!

It's time for the North American Nintendo Download Update, once again, and this week is full of enticing options. Two much-anticipated and terrific 'Nindie' download-only releases arrive on Wii U and 3DS, while each system also has a high profile retail release to consider. There are...

Nintendo Download: 3rd December (North America)

3rd December (North America)

Xenoblade Chronicles X! Dementium! Pokémon Picross! More!

The time is upon us, once again, for the North American Nintendo Download update. This week brings a huge retail release on Wii U, a couple of high profile 3DS eShop releases and some other tempting options. Let's get to the details. Missed the European Nintendo Download Update earlier in...

Rumour: Universal Making Massive Land-Grab In Florida To Add Third Theme Park

Universal Making Massive Land-Grab In Florida To Add Third Theme Park

Could this be the Nintendo theme park?

As well as branching out into the smartphone gaming business in 2016, Nintendo is also looking to leverage its properties by hooking up with Universal Studios, with the aim of creating a theme park featuring the likes of Mario and company. That particular deal was inked earlier this year, and Universal is...

Nintendo Download: 26th November (North America)

26th November (North America)

Cyber Deals! A jumping Platypus! Konami Racing! More!

It's Nintendo Download Update time in North America, which also doubles as a Thanksgiving update in the US. This week's big draw is the glut of discount prices from the eShop Cyber Deals; these are below if you missed our original article. Beyond that we have a quirky Wii U eShop release...

Nintendo Download: 19th November (North America)

19th November (North America)

Mario Tennis! Pokémon! Typoman! GBA Street Fighter 2! More!

With another week comes another batch of Nintendo Download goodies in North America, and 'tis the season for major retail releases on both Wii U and 3DS. The Wii U eShop also gets an exclusive while a range of options are available across both stores - let's get to the details. Missed the...

News: Brunswick Pro Bowling Is Aiming For A Strike On Wii U

Brunswick Pro Bowling Is Aiming For A Strike On Wii U

Will this rare third party retail release bowl you over?

A recent ESRB rating has revealed that Brunswick Pro Bowling is heading to the Wii U, and the accompanying box art (shown below) suggests that it is getting a physical retail release. The original game was released in 2008 and was ported to practically every system of the era, including the...

News: These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

These Are Nintendo's Black Friday Hardware And Software Offers

Wii U, 3DS and amiibo all up for grabs

Black Friday is almost upon us, and that means striking discounts on all manner of gaming hardware and software. Nintendo has started outlining exactly what products its will be reducing in price on the big day, and if you've yet to invest in a Wii U or 3DS console, then now might be the time to do so. The...