As with the countless promotions run this year, Nintendo is yet again offering a free game to new Nintendo 3DS/3DS XL adopters. In light of the upcoming Wii U sequel, you have a chance to get your mitts on a digital copy of Super Mario 3D Land. You simply have to register the system on your Club Nintendo account with any of the 15 eligible games pictured above any time between 27th November 2013 – 13th January 2014. Participants are then able to redeem their download code from the eShop on any 3DS, 3DS XL or 2DS console before 13th March 2014. Continue reading
In the latest update on the Smash Bros. official site, a new screenshot reveals a brand-new stage based on the Super Mario Galaxy series. Available exclusively on the Wii U version, director Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed that the stage will feature its own gravity-like effects, stating: “The pull of gravity emanates from the center of the planet, so this will require using brand-new tactics”. Continue reading
At the moment, Wii Sports Club is a downloadable collection of mini-games taken from the Wii’s pack-in title, Wii Sports, with its visuals and motion controls brought up-to-date with HD graphics and MotionPlus support by Namco Bandai. Continue reading
If you’re interested in Bravely Default - the 3DS RPG heading to the Europe next month – you’ll want to check out this video. The latest trailer offers a short demonstration of the upcoming title’s gameplay, story, visuals and its stunning soundtrack.
With Wii Fit U out last week, Nintendo’s continuing its apparent push to target the Wii U towards casual gamers with this week’s release of two Wii Sports Club mini-games. Bowling and Tennis are the first two reskinned Wii games to arrive as part of this package – you can pick up a Wii Sports Club Day Pass for £1.79, offering you twenty-four hours of gameplay from any of the available sports, or buy each sport individually for £8.99.
It’s worth noting that these games have been outsourced to Namco Bandai, where HD graphics, MotionPlus controls and online multiplayer have been integrated into the experience. Continue reading
The latest screenshot posted on the official Super Smash Bros. site confirms you’ll be able to play as the male Wii Fit Trainer from Wii Fit U on both Wii U and 3DS versions. Currently, it would be safe to assume this male version will be available as an alternate costume for the female trainer. With the character line-up growing ever-stronger, this looks to be the title Wii U owners keep their eyes on. Both versions are still currently down for a 2014 release, with specific dates yet to be confirmed.
Following last week’s Nintendo Direct presentation, which brought along the sad news of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze’s delay, Nintendo’s released a new trailer for the Retro-developed platformer. Continue reading
So… Nintendo kind of kicked the door down on Wednesday, huh? Between surprise announcements of a Wii U price drop, tons of release date information, and the Wind Waker HD bundle, my hype meters for the end of this year went off the charts. And then a strange, particularly unpredictable announcement. Nintendo is releasing an “entry-level gaming system”. They’ve taken the 3DS, fused the hinges, removed the 3D, and bam. The 2DS. Continue reading