Kirby: Planet Robobot Is The Change The Series Needed

Probably more so than any other major game publisher, Nintendo is infamous for their sequels being too similar to the originals with not enough change from one game to the next. Regardless of whether you agree with that or not, the Kirby franchise has had little change for years. Mass Attack was an interesting change to theContinue reading “Kirby: Planet Robobot Is The Change The Series Needed”

Release Date for Ace Attorney 6 Revealed

Capcom recently announced that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice, the sixth entry in the Ace Attorney franchise, will be released on September 8. It will be exclusive to the Nintendo eShop for 3DS, and a demo will be released two weeks before the full game, on August 25. They also released a trailer for the game thatContinue reading “Release Date for Ace Attorney 6 Revealed”

Nintendo Adds Eight Titles to $20 Selects Catalog

The Nintendo Selects line will be introducing eight new titles, starting on August 26th. Similar to Xbox’s ‘Platinum Hits’ and Playstation’s ‘Greatest Hits’ line, Nintendo Selects offers their fan-favorite high quality games at a reasonable price of $20. The newly priced games are as follows: 3DS Animal Crossing: New Leaf Lego City Undercover: The ChaseContinue reading “Nintendo Adds Eight Titles to $20 Selects Catalog”

Nintendo Plans to have All Major IP on NX ASAP

Nintendo doesn’t plan on seeing the NX go the way of the Wii U, with reports from MCV stating that all three of Nintendo’s major IP will launch within six months of the NX’s March release. Meaning that in addition to the confirmed NX launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario and PokémonContinue reading “Nintendo Plans to have All Major IP on NX ASAP”

Review: Monster Hunter Generations (X – Japan)

Editor’s Note: This review, originally published December 2015, is being re-featured as it just released in the West as Monster Hunter: Generations.  Monster Hunter X is the latest iteration of CAPCOM’s popular, long-running action series. The game was designed and marketed as a celebration of all things Monster Hunter, bringing together a range of monsters, areas,Continue reading “Review: Monster Hunter Generations (X – Japan)”

Monster Hunter Stories Gets Special Edition and Amiibo

Capcom’s upcoming Nintendo 3DS title Monster Hunter Stories is getting a special edition release, along with an exclusive Amiibo. The premium edition is packaged in a limited edition box which includes the game, a 24-page art book, a soundtrack, and a Kizuna Stone necklace. Capcom also has an exclusive Amiibo set to release alongside theContinue reading “Monster Hunter Stories Gets Special Edition and Amiibo”

Smash’s Bayonetta Nerfed in Latest Patch

Yesterday, patch 1.1.6 dropped for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. The patch brought about a much anticipated nerf of DLC character Bayonetta, which effectively nullified her zero-to-death ladder combos. Since her release in February this year, Bayonetta has been considered a top-tier character, if not the top character. Players have been highlyContinue reading “Smash’s Bayonetta Nerfed in Latest Patch”

Project X Zone Pulled From eShop

Bandai Namco’s crossover strategy RPG, Project X Zone has been pulled from the 3DS eShop. No formal announcement was made, and no explanation was given for the departure of the game; it is simply absent from the store listing. For those who previously purchased the title through the eShop, it is available to redownload fromContinue reading “Project X Zone Pulled From eShop”

Is Bayonetta Unbeatable in Smash?

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U have come with an influx of downloadable content in the form of characters as well as stages. As such, these late additions into the game change the surprisingly deep metagame. However, the latest and arguably most notable addition to the Super Smash Bros. pantheon of video game icons isContinue reading “Is Bayonetta Unbeatable in Smash?”

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Pushed Back

In an announcement made through Twitter, Nintendo has delayed the release of Metroid Prime: Federation Force in all regions. The initial Japanese release was slated for June, but it is now scheduled for an August 25 release. The vague Spring window for America and Europe has been specified to August 19 for America, and SeptemberContinue reading “Metroid Prime: Federation Force Pushed Back”

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Heading West

Atlus has been rather quiet on the localization front following the release of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final in Japan earlier this year, but a new trailer has brought some good news for series fans. The standalone sequel to 2013’s Shin Megami Tensei IV will be known as Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse in theContinue reading “Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Heading West”

Three Classic SNES Games Released For 3DS eShop

Nintendo released three classic SNES games for the New 3DS eShop this week. This is the second batch of SNES games released. These games are only playable on the New 3DS and run on the 3DS Virtual Console. These games are limited to the New 3DS for the high processing power required to run the emulator.Continue reading “Three Classic SNES Games Released For 3DS eShop”