SEGA confirms its third Nintendo-exclusive Sonic title – Sonic Boom for Wii U and 3DS

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As the third and final game in its exclusivity deal with Nintendo, SEGA has revealed that Sonic Boom is currently in the works for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Continue reading

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Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney comes to Europe in March

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Hot on the heels of last year’s Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies and Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy, those games’ protagonists are set to team up in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney for Nintendo 3DS in just over a month. Continue reading

Five indie developers team up to offer huge discounts on the Wii U eShop

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Nintendo and five prominent indie developers are teaming up this Thursday to launch the Super Indie Connection Sale on the Wii U eShop. If you own one of the following games, you’ll be eligible to receive up to 60% off the purchase of the other participating titles. Continue reading

Miiverse now available on 3DS following system update

Simply go to System Settings > Other Settings > System UpdateOnce the update’s finished, the Miiverse software will be present on your home menu in the top right corner. You can create a new Nintendo Network ID, or link an existing one to get started. The above video from Nintendo shows a step-by-step process of how to do this quick and easy. Continue reading

Register a Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL system with one of 15 selected games to claim a free download of Super Mario 3D Land

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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

New Super Mario Galaxy stage revealed for Super Smash Bros Wii U

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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

Check out this stunning Bravely Default trailer

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.

Pre-order the standalone game here, or check out the classy Collector’s Edition here, exclusive to shopto.net in the UK.

07/11/13 – Wii Sports Club, Batman, Layton and more hit the European eShop

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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

Male Wii Fit Trainer revealed for Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS

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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.