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Super Smash Bros. at Best Buy!
Posted by GamersTavern
Posted on 27 May, 2014 at 00:38AM ↑ 0 ↓ 0
Super Smash Bros. at Best Buy!

Are you hyped for the impending release of the new Super Smash Bros. games? Would you like a chance to play the game before its official release? Well, then look no further than Nintendo's Smash Fest event at Best Buy! Certain select Best Buy stores around the country will allow the general public to play the game early. This will only occur for a limited time, though. The dates and times for when this will happen are as follows:

Wednesday, June 11 from 4pm to 9pm

Saturday, Ju

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Nintendo Wi-Fi Still Alive
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 22 May, 2014 at 11:27AM ↑ 2 ↓ 0
Nintendo Wi-Fi Still Alive

So it looks like Nintendo WFC is still around, albeit in a limited and  unofficial fashion. A group of intrepid Nintendo fans have set up a server that responds to many WFC requests, and is allowing some games to still go online. The system works by redirecting traffic from Nintendo's now defunct servers to a homebrew one set up by GitHub user Polaris, and handles matchmaking, online chat, and many

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Mario Golf: World Tour DLC
Posted by GamersTavern
Posted on 22 April, 2014 at 5:21PM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
Mario Golf: World Tour DLC

So Nintendo has been a little late to get on the DLC bandwagon. While most companies have been on the DLC train for several years, it wasn't until recently that Nintendo started doing it, with games like New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Mario Bros. 2. This time, Nintendo is going to have a ton of DLC for their upcoming golf game, Mario Golf: World Tour, soon to be released for the 3DS on May 2nd. Nintendo is even doing this "Season Pass" thing, which I still have no idea what that means.

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Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 8 April, 2014 at 11:15PM ↑ 2 ↓ 0
Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct

Oh man oh man oh man. Was that Nintendo Direct cool or what?! First, I want to get something off my chest, though. I'm honestly a bit annoyed that they're releasing two different Smash Bros games at once. When the two were first announced, I held some hope that they'd be, essentially, the same game, with minor graphical changes, but this has proven to not be the case. Why, Nintendo? Why are you making us buy what is, for the most part, the same game, twice? This is worse, and more despicable than any DLC campaign I've ever seen. And nobody is talking about it. Why? I'd rather pay a couple dollars here and there for new stages over the years, than having to pay over $100 to get all the stages. And to top it off, at any given time, half of the available stages will be inaccessible in any given playing session. Nintendo, please. Please don't do this.

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Play Treads of War!
Posted by Billy
Posted on 13 March, 2014 at 9:37PM ↑ 2 ↓ 0
Play Treads of War!

Remember that Combat clone I was working on? Well now its not so crappy! Gameplay has been overhauled -- Gameplay has been sped up, and now you can actually win or lose. It also has graphics by Aaron Martinez, aka our own Metal_Kitty666, and they look pretty good. Timing issues have also been fixed. Try it out and tell me what you think in the comments.

Please be sure to read the included readme.txt file, and download it

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DS Games on Virtual Console?
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 30 October, 2013 at 12:09AM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
DS Games on Virtual Console?

If you buy a lot of video games from Nintendo, and you're not taking part in Club Nintendo, you're wrong. The service offers a few great prizes, and goodies that aren't available anywhere else, and costs nothing more than the games you're already buying. One of the items Japanese Platinum members are lucky enough to find this year is a download for Advance Wars; Days of Ruin, which was unreleased in Japan. 

Why does this matter to us? It probably doesn't. It's just interesting that a DS game has been converted to an eShop game after it went unreleased. Could we soon see DS games added to the Virtual Console? Probably not, but it's definitely something that could have a market.

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Hey Nintendo, Did you Forget How to Make a Handheld?
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 28 August, 2013 at 1:04PM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
Hey Nintendo, Did you Forget How to Make a Handheld?

According to Engadget, Nintendo plans to release a new, cheaper handheld this fall, titled oh so cleverly the Nintendo 2DS, since it functions like a 3DS, but without the 3D aspect. First of all, isn't this a bit confusing? Will the general public, who Nintendo seems to be going after lately, be able to figure out that the Nintendo 2DS will play 3DS games? Will they even notice the difference? 

Don't get me wrong, I'm not a fan of 3D, and it's probably the aspect of my 3DS that I care least about, but really Nintendo, this is more of a cop out that the DS Lite. At least that improved over the previous incarnation of the device. But this... First of all, it removes, really the defining feature of the device, and then gets rid of the handy-dandy clamshell design that protected the screens and has defined how handhelds look since 2003! 

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Modern: Crimson Shroud
Posted by Gilgamesh
Posted on 16 April, 2013 at 06:15AM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
Modern: Crimson Shroud

Released initially for the 3DS as part of the Guild01 project in Japan Crimson Shroud has since been released on its own in both Japan and abroad. Directed by Yasumi Matsuno (Director of Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy Tactics, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together and Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen) it is a somewhat traditional RPG that pays great homage to tabletop RPGs such as Dungeon and Dragons or Shadowrun.

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Top 10: Sunset Riders/Battletoads and Double Dragon
Posted by Swifto
Posted on 12 November, 2012 at 12:40AM ↑ 0 ↓ 0