News The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Will Be A Launch Title For Nintendo Switch
First run of physical copies come with "something special"
If you were getting a bit worried about the lack of games to buy on Nintendo Switch launch day then you'll be pleased to learn that The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ has now been confirmed as a day one release. Afterbirth+ will be available at both retail and on the eShop, and will cost...
News Nicalis Bringing Redout And The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ To Nintendo Switch
Arriving in the Spring
Nicalis is bringing anti-grav racer Redout and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ to the Nintendo Switch, it has been confirmed. Redout looks to follow in the footsteps of F-Zero, WipEout and FAST Racing Neo with its futuristic racing and white-knuckle intensity. Developed by 34BigThings, it's built using the Unreal Engine and...
News The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Won't Be Coming to Wii U
However, the Switch is a good possibility
For the past year or so, The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth has been in something of a "will it, won't it" status on the Wii U. Though a port was initially unlikely, rumours began circulating that it would indeed be happening, and a confirmation came in April. However, this confirmation mentioned that the port...
News VVVVVV Returns To The North American 3DS eShop
All patched up
Terry Cavanagh's punishing platformer VVVVVV has returned to the North American 3DS eShop after a prolonged absence. The game was removed from the store back in May following the discovery of an exploit which allowed users to run unsigned code on their 3DS consoles. If you've not picked it up yet, VVVVVV is on sale at $4.75 for a...
News 90's Arcade Racer Hits The Pits For Name Change, No Longer Listed For Wii U Release
Gentlemen, (don't) start your engines?
The long-awaiting 90's Arcade Racer has been given a new name - '90s Super GP - but it appears that the title is no longer coming to the Wii U. The product page on the Nicalis site lists the formats as Xbox One and PS4 only, along with a release date of Fall 2016 - that's three years after the original release...
News The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Coming To Wii U "In The Coming Months"
And you thought it would never happen
Once upon a time, it seemed unlikely that The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth would ever arrive on the Wii U. Nicalis' Tyrone Rodriguez tweeted back in November that he wasn't happy with the performance of the game on Nintendo's console, and many assumed the game would be skipping the platform entirely. However,...
News The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth is Coming to Wii U
Hopefully launches next month
A little while back, it was heavily teased that The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth would be coming to Wii U. The massive expansion to the randomly generated roguelike was originally expected to skip Nintendo platforms, but it sermed that the developers evidently had changed their minds with the Wii U, though a New 3DS...
Rumour The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth May Be Coming to Wii U After All
It's lonely on top
For those of you that also game on other platforms, you may have been aware of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth. As yet another expansion to The Binding of Isaac, Afterbirth adds on potentially hundreds of hours of new content on top of the already massive campaign, with new game modes, characters, items, challenges, enemies, and...
News Poor Odds of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Coming to Wii U as Nicalis Says It's "Not Much More Powerful Than a PS Vita"
That'll rule New 3DS out too, then
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth ended an intriguing saga for Nintendo download gaming when it came to the Wii U and New 3DS eShop stores. Having previously been rejected by Nintendo based on its content, a gradual change in the company's approach eventually opened the door for Edmund McMillen's critically acclaimed...
News The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Hits Europe on 29th October
Just in time for Halloween
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is an excellent roguelike adventure game on Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS, combining randomly generated, Zelda-esque dungeons with an extremely graphic art style and theme. We awarded both versions an 8/10, praising the virtually endless amount of content that's packed in and the fiendishly...
News The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth New 3DS Patch is Now Live
Finally made it out of the basement
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is the first 3DS eShop title exclusive to the New model, utilising its extra oomph to deliver a portable version of the title that's graced a host of platforms, including the Wii U. A remastering handled by Nicalis, it had a long route to Nintendo hardware. This portable iteration...
News The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth's New 3DS Patch is Now Being Tested by Nintendo
It's still coming, as is our review
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth has arrived on Wii U in North America and is rather good, but the New Nintendo 3DS-exclusive version has encountered issues. A range of initial bugs were patched out rather quickly, but that update seemed to trigger an issue that freezes the game entirely in some cases. The
News Patched Version Of Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth Still Blighted By Bugs On New 3DS
Progress is being made on the Euro release, though
The Binding of Isaac certainly took its sweet time coming to a Nintendo platform, but now it's here, fans are finding that it's impacted by disappointing performance woes. At launch the 3DS version of the game was afflicted by bugs, but these were patched by an update shortly afterwards. However,...
News The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Launches on the New 3DS and Wii U on 23rd July in North America
The countdown begins...
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a much anticipated release on multiple levels for Nintendo gamers. Not only will this be the definitive release of a cult classic Indie game, but it also marks the first time the game will be appearing in any form on Nintendo platforms. After the initial release of the game was famously...
News The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Pricing and Features Outlined by Nicalis
New 3DS misses out on multiplayer
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth was a slightly surprising announcement for Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS earlier this year, for multiple reasons; it's a game that was previously rejected by Nintendo due to its themes and content, and it'll also likely be the first eShop title exclusive to the New models of the portable...
News Reggie Has Been Pushing For Binding Of Isaac To Come To Nintendo Consoles Since 2012
Nintendo of America boss is quite a fan, it seems
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth will be hitting Wii U and 3DS this year, and boy has it been a long time coming. The game was teased for Nintendo systems way back in 2012, but Nintendo was initially opposed to the idea - citing the game's "questionable religious content" as the reason for blocking a...
News Here Are The Tracks You'll Be Driving Around in 90's Arcade Racer
Mountains! Airports! Playrooms! Virtua Racing!
Last week we got a look at how 90's Arcade Racer was shaping up on Wii U, and now a backer-only update has gone live on the game's Kickstarter page which details the tracks you'll be speeding around when the title eventually launches - hopefully later this year. There's a track layout as well as a shot...
Video Here Is The First Footage Of 90s Arcade Racer Running On The Wii U
It’s been quite some time since we last heard from developer Antonis "Pelikan13" Pelekanos about his hotly anticipated Kickstarter project, 90s Arcade Racer. A love letter to SEGA’s cabinet racer line including the likes of Daytona USA, 90s Arcade Racer for the Wii U eShop and several other platforms will pay tribute to the arcade...
News The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Developers Talk About its Long eShop Approval Process and Why it's Not Coming to the Original 3DS
"It's great to finally release something on Nintendo consoles"
As you're likely aware, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth was just recently confirmed for release on Wii U and the New Nintendo 3DS. The Zelda-inspired dungeon crawler caused quite a controversy back in the early days of the eShop when Nintendo rejected the game due to its questionable...
News It's Not An April Fool, The Binding Of Issac: Rebirth Really Is Coming To The New 3DS And Wii U
Completely uncensored, apparently
Yesterday was April Fool's Day, and that meant plenty of joke news pieces which caused a few chuckles but were otherwise ignored as false. However, one story slipped through even the Nintendo Life "Fool Filter", and that was the revelation that The Binding of Issac: Rebirth is coming to the Wii U and New 3DS...
News First Run Wii U Copies of Rodea the Sky Soldier Will Include the Wii Version in Western Release
Two birds with one stone
It's rather hard to believe, but Rodea the Sky Soldier is finally on the home stretch to getting released. The previously vaporware game from Yuji Naka, of Sonic the Hedgehog and NiGHTS fame, is set to release sometime this Fall after a touch and go development cycle of over three years. Based around the concept of flying,...
Video 90's Arcade Racer Is Still Alive, And Here's Some Footage To Prove It
Slippin' and slidin', baby
You'd be forgiven for forgetting about 90's Arcade Racer - a game that was first announced back in January 2013 - but we can confirm that it is still very much alive, as this first gameplay video proves. Developer Antonis "Pelikan13" Pelekanos has made it clear in the pas
Rumour Cave Story 2 Teased at PAX South and Could Be in the Works
"Maybe, maybe not"
Cave Story is quite the tale of success. Developed over five years by one man, named Daisuke Amaya, it first saw release over ten years ago on PC. Since then, it's received universal acclaim, achieved widespread popularity and has been ported to numerous platforms. Taking inspiration from old school exploration and action games...
News Teaser Tweet Suggests Binding of Isaac on the 3DS
Could it finally be leaving Purgatory?
The Binding of Isaac may be one of the most-discussed games in Nintendo circles that hasn't yet appeared on a Nintendo system. The original title was denied publication by The Big N in 2012, seemingly over the nature of its content. Since then, the idea that The Binding of Isaac may still appear on the Wii U or...
News Cave Story 3D to Arrive on 3DS eShop in North America and Europe This Year
Yep, Europe has been specifically mentioned, too
How many copies of Cave Story does it take to fill up an SD card? Just one of each version released so far, probably. Some games are particularly memorable and brilliant, with Cave Story arguably a good example, so multiple releases are somewhat tolerated. On Nintendo systems alone Cave Story's been...