Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime Retires on April 15

Reggie Fils-Aime, the charming and hilarious President of Nintendo of America, is retiring at the age of 57. Fils-Aime will be replaced by Doug Bowser, the current head of sales and marketing at Nintendo of America, on April 15, 2019.  Fils-Aime explained, “Nintendo owns a part of my heart forever”. He went on to say:Continue reading “Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime Retires on April 15”

The Nintendo 3DS Still Has Life Yet With Lots of Games Coming This Year

Heh, while I personally sailed on from the Nintendo 3DS and moved on to the Switch for Breath of the Wild, Nintendo announced that it is not yet done with the now-six year old console. With a slew of new titles that include Kirby, Box Boy sequels, and Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, NintendoContinue reading “The Nintendo 3DS Still Has Life Yet With Lots of Games Coming This Year”

Nintendo Direct 09/16 Abridged

Above is the latest batch of announcements from Nintendo in their video presentation, this time centering around the 3DS, 3DS XL, and *New* 3DS. Below is a highlights reel of what’s coming Nintendo’s line of handheld consoles over the rest of the year. Snorlax gets Heavy in Pokemon Sun and Moon For those who purchaseContinue reading “Nintendo Direct 09/16 Abridged”

Metroid Prime: Federation Force Review (3DS)

It’s no secret that Metroid Prime: Federation Force isn’t the game that fans of the series wanted. However, this Prime spin-off attempts to stand on its own as a multiplayer cooperative first-person shooter. And yet, despite similar shooting mechanics, Federation Force has little to do with Metroid outside of its branding. Samus Aran is oftenContinue reading “Metroid Prime: Federation Force Review (3DS)”

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”

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”

Kirby: Planet Robobot Gameplay Video Released

Fans of Kirby will be excited to hear a gameplay video for the upcoming game has been released by CoroCoro, the popular Japanese gaming publication. Although the 13-minute video is in Japanese, it showcases the new mechanics of the game. It starts off with the traditional platform-focused gameplay of Kirby. All of the classic movesContinue reading “Kirby: Planet Robobot Gameplay Video Released”

Bravely Second Demo and Edea Lee Trailer

If you’ve got a European 3DS and liked Bravely Default, I have good news for you. A 10-hour demo called Bravely Second: End Layer – The Ballad of the Three Cavaliers is now available on the Nintendo eShop. Thankfully if you’re worried about spoilers or having to restart the game after playing the demo, theContinue reading “Bravely Second Demo and Edea Lee Trailer”

No Dual Audio for Fire Emblem Fates

A lot of people seemed surprised (if not also disappointed) by the lack of dual audio, i.e. both English and Japanese voice-overs, in the Western release of Fire Emblem Fates, which has been recently reconfirmed across the internet thanks to review copies being sent out. That’s because Fire Emblem: Awakening did get dual audio, and aContinue reading “No Dual Audio for Fire Emblem Fates”

The Final Smash DLC: Early Thoughts

For those who aren’t keeping up with the latest in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (and it’s portable counterpart for the 3DS that I kind of forget exists half the time), the game has received two new downloadable characters in Corrin from Fire Emblem Fates, and Bayonetta from Bayonetta. You even get both theContinue reading “The Final Smash DLC: Early Thoughts”

Nintendo Releases Two New Fire Emblem Fates Commercials

Two new commercials have come out for Fire Emblem Fates, the extremely controversial title coming out in North America for the Nintendo 3DS in just under three weeks. The first trailer, released yesterday, covers the basic premise of the game and how you can side with either the family you have blood ties to orContinue reading “Nintendo Releases Two New Fire Emblem Fates Commercials”

Bravely Second: End Layer Introduces More Jobs

The sequel to Bravely Default is soon becoming a reality, and today’s trailer from Nintendo of Europe gives us a look at the new jobs available in this game. Shown are the Guardian, Exorcist, Wizard, Charioteer, Catmancer, Patissier, Bishop, Fencer, and Astrologian jobs, each with their own unique qualities. With 12 new jobs and 30Continue reading “Bravely Second: End Layer Introduces More Jobs”