Home Menu themes are now available on the Nintendo 3DS. A firmware update is live that enables them and gives you five pre-installed themes, with additional ones able to be purchased through the theme menu. Some come with music and sound effects.
Koei Tecmo have begun their character reveal videos again for the upcoming free update on October 16th that turns the three villain characters playable. First up is the dark sorceress Cia, who uses a combination of magic and magic whip attacks to whip it good.
There's a new Wii U software update out. 5.2.0 redesigns the home menu, allows the creation of folders, disables certain unused keyboard characters when inputting eShop codes, lets you hide certain software from appearing on the Quick Start Menu, increases stability and lets you create folders.
Nintendo have begun their advertising campaign for the New 3DS, starting off with an upbeat commercial showing off the faceplate customization. And now you too can try it out, thanks to a neat program on their website.
Development Studio announced today that Game Series, long absent from consoles, is making its return on mobile platforms as a free-to-play game with microtransactions.
In the early 90s the Mega Drive was all the rage in the UK. And where you found SEGA's 16-bit powerhouse, it was inevitable that you would find a copy of Streets of Rage 1. Later on you'd find it on the MegaGames 3-in-1 Vol. 2 multicart, bundled with Golden Axe and the superb Revenge of Shinobi. It's fairly safe to…
Nintendo's Treehouse will be streaming 8 hours of gameplay of the final 3DS version of Smash Bros. on Nintendo's Twitch channel on September 12. Before then is a look at some upcoming 3DS and Wii U titles. No mention of a starting time just yet.
In the latest commercial for Super Smash Bros for 3DS in Japan, Mario and co find themselves facing the most terrifying threat since Tabuu: Japanese idol legion AKB48.
For those who want to stay Smash Bros for 3DS/Wii U roster spoiler-free for a while, you may wish to avoid some gaming sites, forums and image boards. There's apparently been a leak in the form of videos detailing new characters.
Last seen in some of the ending images for Metroid Fusion and Metroid: Zero Mission, Samus' top and shorts combo make their debut in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS/Wii U.
Following on from Impa's second weapon reveal last week, it's new face Lana tearing things up on a Monday with a Deku Stick and all sorts of other interesting leafy, tree-y items. I like the look of both of Lana's weapons, though block walking action may appeal to me more than tree riding action.
In the latest trailer for Hyrule Warriors, Impa is back! The Sheikah warrior and captain of the guard has traded her big sword in for something a little more reasonable.
Nintendo of Europe's Satoru Shibata presents this little rap on the rules of their long-running action/adventure series, by way of Tomodachi Life.
Nintendo Challenge Live at San Diego Comic Con starts streaming in 10 minutes on Nintendo's Twitch page. There will be a Smash Bros 3DS and MK8 tournament, and 'a few surprises' apparently.
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On Friday and Saturday next weekend at San Diego Comic Con, Nintendo will be streaming from the Nintendo Gaming Lounge on their Twitch channel.
Sneaking in under my radar is the fact that the Sonic R soundtrack is now available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes. With summer coming up, don't you feel that aching in your chest? It isn't aching because of any dangerous medical conditions. It's aching because it needs 90's Eurodance goodness.
E3 has been and gone. Dreams have been dispelled, hopes broken, wishes fulfilled and heart murmurs exacerbated by dangerous levels of hype. In the dust I stand with a notepad and pen in one hand and a budget in the other, like some kind of wasteland accountant. My task is simple: Work out what upcoming games I want to…
'Doctor Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?' is available for free on the Wii U in Europe until July 10th, and if you have set things up in a certain way may have already downloaded itself to your console.
After three days of gameplay footage, developer talk, scarf admiration, Captain Toadstool praising, smashing, steaming, bayoneting, puzzling, platforming, and ink shooting fun, Nintendo Treehouse Live @ E3 has wrapped.