The New Nintendo 3DS handheld is now available to selected Club Nintendo members across Europe, until 12th January.
Nintendo of Europe sent out a confirmation e-mail to eligible members earlier today:
“We’d like to thank you, one of our most loyal customers, for all your support. To show our appreciation, we’re offering you the chance to purchase New Nintendo 3DS now, and get it before the official European launch”
Watch_Dogs finally arrives on Wii U tomorrow, and firing up our review copy today, I noticed that it comes with a mandatory install – a first for Wii U software, according to @fronkhead.
Somehow, the loading sequence which follows a death or mission failure still feels like it lasts an eternity, but I’ll cover that in more detail in our review.
In the meantime, keep an eye on our YouTube channel over the weekend for an early look at the Wii U version of the game.
Ahead of the game’s Western release on 24th October, Nintendo’s released a demo of Platinum Games’ Bayonetta 2 via the Wii U eShop – which is available to download now in both Europe and North America. Continue reading
As we all wait impatiently for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo’s distributing a Pumpkaboo – via X & Y’s Mystery Gift – for the duration of October.
In keeping with the Halloween theme, it’ll know the moves Trick-or-Treat and Scary Face, and arrive holding the Rocky Helmet item. Continue reading
As confirmed in the fictitious trailer above, Thomas Was Alone will be coming to Wii U, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next month. It’s being ported over by the team at Curve Studios, where it’ll join Lone Survivor: Director’s Cut and Stealth Inc. 2 in its Nintendo eShop line-up for the remainder of 2014.
After almost a year since its launch, Nintendo of Europe has announced two brand-new colours for the 2DS console. On 7th November, the Transparent Red and Transparent Blue 2DS models will be available as standalone systems. These will later become available as bundles following Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire‘s release on 28th November. Continue reading
Indie game studio Image & Form has just announced the third game in its SteamWorld series – sub-titled Heist. Having tackled the tower defence genre on DSiWare, and more recently explored the depths of vertical platforming in the critically acclaimed SteamWorld Dig, SteamWorld Heist is a turn-based strategy game based in space. Continue reading
Following the release of The Walking Dead-themed add-on content for Zen Pinball 2 last month, Zen Studios has announced that a Special Edition of last year’s Kickbeat is coming to Wii U next week. Continue reading
During last night’s Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo finally revealed Bayonetta 2′s release date, alongisde two limited edition bundles – one of which is exclusive to Europe. Continue reading
For the first time in series history, additional characters, courses and karts are heading to Mario Kart 8, in the form of paid downloadable content. Continue reading