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News: Boulder Dash-XL 3D Digging Its Way to the 3DS eShop

Boulder Dash-XL 3D Digging Its Way to the 3DS eShop

Moving over from retail

Since the 3DS launched we've seen a handful of titles evolve from retail releases — often with budget prices — into download titles. These are often lower-profile titles that can fall under the radar on the high street and therefore seek a second-wind on the download-only platform; Boulder Dash-XL 3D is making that same...

News: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream Coming To Europe and Australia Next Week

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream Coming To Europe and Australia Next Week

Features off-TV play and a new easy mode for newcomers

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream has been available on PSN and Xbox Live Arcade for a few months now and almost a year on PC. Black Forest Games gave the Wii U version a tentative release date of August and it has stayed true to its word, confirming the sisters will be in the European and...

News: Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver Given European Release Date

Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver Given European Release Date

Set to speed into stores next month

Over the weekend a couple of North American retailers outed Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver, a high-octane racing title heading to all major platforms including Wii U and 3DS. Warner Bros. Interactive has now confirmed the game will speed onto European shelves as well and has given an official release date of...

News: Ripstone Confirms Details for Knytt Underground and Pure Chess on the Wii U eShop

Ripstone Confirms Details for Knytt Underground and Pure Chess on the Wii U eShop

Pure Chess gets the 3DS eShop in Check, too

Last week's Nintendo Direct "Indie Showcase" sizzle reel included a good number of new releases confirmed for the Wii U eShop. Two of these are being published by Ripstone, Knytt Undergound and Pure Chess, and the publisher has now confirmed that both are targeting a release of late 2013/early 2014...

Weirdness: SEGA Employee Has a Bad Day, Says Bayonetta 1 & 2 Are Almost "Exactly the Same"

SEGA Employee Has a Bad Day, Says Bayonetta 1 & 2 Are Almost "Exactly the Same"

Probably not the official company line

Update: A SEGA of America employee has now reportedly taken to NeoGaf with a one-line statement back-tracking on the SEGA customer services rep reported below. The information provided is not accurate and we apologize for any confusion. Bayonetta 2 is an entirely new game. Of course, everyone already...

News: Pokémon X & Y 3DS Bundle Pre-Orders Sell Out Within a Day at Amazon Japan

Pokémon X & Y 3DS Bundle Pre-Orders Sell Out Within a Day at Amazon Japan

Yikes

Saying that Pokémon is particularly popular in Japan is rather like saying Mario likes to jump around on platforms occasionally — it's a cultural phenomenon in the region. The franchise doesn't do badly in the West, either, but the prominence of the brand in Japan is arguably at another level entirely. Hype for Pokémon X & Y has...

News: Mega Kangaskhan Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, Crowd Goes Wild

Mega Kangaskhan Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, Crowd Goes Wild

Pokémon World Champions crowned in Vancouver

Update: A new official trailer shows the previously confirmed Mega Evolutions in a fairly flashy way, with the exception of Mega Kangaskhan, which you can see in the original article below. Original Article: For those unaware, the Pokémon World Championships have taken place in Vancouver, with six...

News: TNT Racers: Nitro Machines Edition Screeching into The Wii U eShop Next Month

TNT Racers: Nitro Machines Edition Screeching into The Wii U eShop Next Month

Start your engines

The Wii U is currently in short supply of racing games but that's all set to change next month when TNT Racers: Nitro Machines Edition drifts into the eShop. Essentially, it's a battle-racing game not too dissimilar to classic titles like Micro Machines and R.C. Pro-Am and looks like a perfect excuse for some high octane...

News: Pokémon X & Y "Mega Evolution" Details Fleshed Out, Distribution Event Confirmed

Pokémon X & Y "Mega Evolution" Details Fleshed Out, Distribution Event Confirmed

Super Training, screens galore and a trailer, too

Yesterday brought some exciting news for those eagerly anticipating Pokémon X & Y, with CoroCoro magazine revealing "Mega Evolution" and three new 'mon, representing possibly the biggest new feature to be announced for the game to date — though it has had some competition. The Pokémon...

News: Senran Kagura Burst Confirmed For Physical And 3DS eShop Release In Europe

Senran Kagura Burst Confirmed For Physical And 3DS eShop Release In Europe

Rip off your clothes in joy

It has been confirmed today that Senran Kagura Burst will be receiving a European release on the 3DS next year. Already confirmed for launch on the 3DS eShop in North America, this side-scrolling fighter will be going one better in Europe, where it will also be getting a boxed version as well. European distribution will...

News: 3D Streets Of Rage Will Come With One Hit Deathblow Mode

3D Streets Of Rage Will Come With One Hit Deathblow Mode

Bare Knuckle becomes Fist of the North Star?

Sega's 3D Classics range — which has so far only seen the light of day in Japan but is due to hit the west soon — is a selection of the company's past titles adapted for the 3DS console's auto-stereoscopic display. In the games released so far, Sega has made other enhancements — such as extra game...

News: Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl Receives Pre-Order Box Set

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl Receives Pre-Order Box Set

A special CD and design book will be included

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is set to emerge in North America in October and there will be a special pre-order pack for those who get in on the action early. The latest game in the Etrian Odyssey series will have a bonus box called Etrian Untold, Unseen, Unheard, which will feature a...

News: CoroCoro Magazine Reveals "Mega Evolution" and Three New Pokémon for X & Y

CoroCoro Magazine Reveals "Mega Evolution" and Three New Pokémon for X & Y

It's all shaping up nicely

While details of Pokémon X & Y are slowly filtered through to the West, we can rely on CoroCoro magazine to keep the new information coming regardless; today's revelations are undoubtedly worth exploring. Scans taken and translated by Serebii have revealed details on new Pokémon and all-new "Mega" evolutions, which...

News: Prepare to Unite for The Wonderful 101's Nintendo Direct on 9th August

Prepare to Unite for The Wonderful 101's Nintendo Direct on 9th August

Expect some craziness

After today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts told us about some upcoming games and dished up the occasional surprise, there's the happy news that we have less than two days to wait for our next presentation. At the close of both the European and North American presentations it was confirmed that a special Nintendo Direct for The...