All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘wii u’

Yoshi’s New Island Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

For the past month, the Nintendo Download has been pretty barren. Even major releases would be accompanied by maybe one or two more games. That finally changes this week with the the release of a major 3DS title alongside numerous eShop titles. Nintendo announced that Yoshi’s New Island will be hitting the Nintendo eShop at midnight on March 14. The …

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Nintendo Wants You To Know That Its Indie Friendly

The current generation of game consoles have forced change onto all three platform holders. One of the biggest changes is their approach to indie games. Whereas previous generations weren’t so kind, the current platforms welcome indies with open arms. The biggest turnaround in this regard came from Nintendo where it completely revamped its developer relations program to get indies on …

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Golf And Bloks Make Up This Week’s Nintendo Download

The Nintendo Download has been lacking in new content for the past few months. Major releases offer minor relief, but Nintendo more often than not relies on unexciting virtual console releases to pad out its release schedule. That same padding continues this week. Nintendo announced today that the Wii U’s only virtual console release this week is NES Open Tournament …

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Iwata: Nintendo Isn’t Changing Anytime Soon

Nintendo didn’t have a stellar 2013. The Wii U continues to be a disaster and the 3DS can only do so much to offset those losses. In the face of these challenges, shareholders have called on Nintendo to forsake its own hardware in favor of making games for mobile devices. While Nintendo has repeatedly said this would never happen, Nintendo …

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Professor Layton Finds His Way Into The Nintendo Download

For the past few weeks, the Nintendo Download has been a bit on the skimpy side. That’s not going to change this week as Nintendo only has one major 3DS release and some virtual console titles. The only major release this week is Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy on February 28. This is the final Layton game in the …

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Nintendo Shutting Down Wii, DS Online Services In May

The Wii and DS were the first Nintendo consoles to offer online play through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The service wasn’t exactly the best and it was more frustrating than anything what with players having to enter separate friend codes for each game. If you managed to get past all that, you might have found that titles like Mario Kart …

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Here’s A Behind The Scenes Look At Sonic Boom

Sega surprised everyone earlier this month when it announced a reboot of Sonic called Sonic Boom. The new game ties into a new CG-animated TV series and toy line that will be produced by Sega’s Western branch. While details on the actual game are still scarce, a new video gives us a look at how the project came together. First …

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Here’s One Last Look At Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Tomorrow’s the day – Rambo The Videogame Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze finally arrives on store shelves. After being delayed past its original release in December, the Retro Studios developed sequel to Donkey Kong Country Returns finally, well, returns to deliver another helping of pitch-perfect platforming and delightful music. While Nintendo hasn’t been shy about sharing trailers for the game, …

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Donkey Kong And Weapon Shops Make Up This Week’s Nintendo Download

The Nintendo eShop has been updated yet again, and surprise – there’s not a lot here. What is there, however, is pretty good as a few major first party and third party releases are finally hitting the Wii U and 3DS. Nintendo announced today that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will be out on the eShop tomorrow alongside the game’s …

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Nintendo Direct Offers Details On Upcoming Games

For the first Nintendo Direct of the year, fans had high hopes. After all, the Nintendo Direct that kicked off 2013 was full of surprises and new game announcements. That was unfortunately not the case this time around, but there was still plenty of goodness for the Nintendo fan. Starting off, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that Little Mac from …

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Super C Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

There’s a new Nintendo Direct this afternoon at 5 p.m. that has the Nintendo faithful all excited. Is Nintendo going to announce a new game? Are we going to hear anything about X or Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem? Whatever happened to Yarn Yoshi? All these questions and more will probably not see an answer, but at least you …

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Watch Dogs Delayed On Wii U, Coming To Other Platforms This Spring

It wasn’t that long ago that we heard rumors of Ubisoft canceling Watch Dogs on the Wii U. The publisher denied the rumors and Nintendo fans could breathe easy once again. While it may not have been outright canceled, the publisher has now confirmed that Wii U owners are going to have to wait. During Ubisoft’s quarterly earnings report today, …

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