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Super Smash Bros. August Update Arrives Early

Super Smash Bros. August Update Arrives Early Whose ready for more Super Smash Bros. content!? Wave 3 of DLC and a big patch is here for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS and it includes a number of updates and new content including costumes, stages and new features. First patch 1.10 introduces the long awaited Tournament mode. The mode allows you to...
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Nintendo eShop Offers Free Indie Game Previews

Nintendo eShop Offers Free Indie Game Previews Indies have made quite a name for themselves this generation and rightfully so with smaller, unsigned teams offering some really fun and unique experiences. Nintendo Australia (as well as Nintendo America and Europe) are now getting behind the Indie games available on the Wii U through the eShop, offering...
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New Info and Screenshots for Little Battlers eXperience

New Info and Screenshots for Little Battlers eXperience LEVEL-5, the developers of the Professor Layton and Inazuma 11 games are bringing their anime and toy-based pint-sized robot batting series Little Battlers to the Nintendo 3DS with Little Battlers eXperience. Following the anime (unlike some of the other Japanese-only games in the series), the story places...
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Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley Review

Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley Review Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley Developer: Natsume Publisher: Rising Star Games Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: June 20, 2015 Price: $59.95 AUD – Available Here / $27.62 USD – Available Here Overview When Nintendo described this game as having “streamlined controls”, it seemed like an...
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer & Amiibo Scanner Release Dates Announced

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer & Amiibo Scanner Release Dates Announced While this not be a traditional Animal Crossing game, Happy Home Designer aims to appeal to fans of both the series and Amiibo owners, being the first game ever to support Amiibo cards. To celebrate this release, Nintendo is releasing a heap of new products that all tie in to the games launch including a...
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Major Splatoon Update Coming August 6th

Major Splatoon Update Coming August 6th Splatoon has been a surprise hit for Nintendo’s struggling Wii U and now the game is about to get even better with a major update incoming that will bring with it new matchmaking modes, new weapon types, new gear and an increase in the games level-cap. After downloading the software update, players...
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Super Mario Maker Bundles and Release Details Announced

Super Mario Maker Bundles and Release Details Announced To celebrate the launch of Super Mario Maker for Wii U on 12th September and the 30th anniversary of the original title Super Mario title that started it all, Nintendo Australia is launching all-new hardware and software bundles to give existing fans and new players alike a variety of options to enjoy the...
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Diancie Event Coming Soon for Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby

Diancie Event Coming Soon for Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Yo Pokemon peeps! Its time for a brand new event! Make sure you get logged on and download Diancie from July 24th-27th, as players everywhere will receive a special version of the Pokemon on their 3DS, which will also come fully equipped with a mega stone. Here are the details of the prize in question: This...
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Yoshi’s Woolly World Review

Yoshi’s Woolly World Review Yoshi’s Woolly World Developer: Good-Feel Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Wii U Release Date: 25/6/2015 (AU/EU) 16/10/2015 (NA) Price: $79.95 (AU) – Available Here / $59.95 (US) – Pre-order Here (Amiibo bundle also available) Overview Yoshi’s Woolly Word is the seventh title in the...
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Blaziken Destroys Pikachu in Latest Pokken Tournament Trailer

Blaziken Destroys Pikachu in Latest Pokken Tournament Trailer It was recently revealed in the latest issue of Famitsu that Blaziken would be joining the roster in Pokken Tournament in August and now Bandai Namco has confirmed the Pokémon’s inclusion in the game’s roster by releasing a gameplay trailer that focuses entirely on showing off Blaziken’s...
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Pokken Tournament adds Blaziken in August

Pokken Tournament adds Blaziken in August Despite being one of the first Pokémon actually shown off when Nintendo began teasing the existence of Pokken Tournament, the company has never officially announced that Blaziken would be joining the roster. That is until today when the latest issue of Famitsu revealed that Blaziken is indeed a member of...
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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55 In incredibly sad news for Nintendo fans and the gaming industry alike, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55 due to a tumor. Nintendo kept their official statement short: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to...
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Charizard & Weavile Added to Pokken Tournament Roster

Charizard & Weavile Added to Pokken Tournament Roster In no surprise to anyone, popular Generation 1 mascot Charizard is the latest character to be announced for the as-of-yet Japanese only arcade fighting game, Pokken Tournament. Joining him will be one of the fastest Pokemon in the game, the Dark/Ice type Weavile. Both characters were announced in a recent...
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Splatoon Review

Splatoon Review Splatoon Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platforms: Wii U Release Date: Out Now Price: AU$79.95 – Available Here | US$59.99 – Available Here Overview When Splatoon was announced, people’s heads turned and all eyes were fixated on the new cast of colourful half kid/half squid. It is...
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Nintendo’s 2015 E3 Presentation: The Complete Recap

Nintendo’s 2015 E3 Presentation: The Complete Recap Welcome to Capsule Computers live (or semi-live) recap of events with the 2015 E3 showing for Nintendo. Below are the announcements as they occur, laced in some opinion as needed of course, so let’s get to it! I am pumped. We start off with a puppet knocking on Iwata’s door, with puppet Iwata...
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Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Launching this Fall in North America

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Launching this Fall in North America While we had known that Nintendo was planning on bringing the latest Fatal Frame over for the Wii U, we did not know exactly what the game would be called in the West until today when they released an E3 trailer as well as a release window. Upon release the title will be called Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black...
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Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Revealed for Nintendo 3DS

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Revealed for Nintendo 3DS It looks like Nintendo is going to try and pair two Mario series that people love together with their newly announced RPG. During the company’s E3 2015 digital presentation they announced that they are working on Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam for the Nintendo 3DS which looks like a game that combines...
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Amiibo Festival Announced

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Amiibo Festival Announced Remember those Animal Crossing Amiibos that were leaked during the weekend? Well during Nintendo’s E3 2015 digital press conference we now know what they are for as the company has announced that they are not only bringing the house-decorating Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for the 3DS to North...
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Fire Emblem If Announced for Western Release as Fire Emblem Fates

Fire Emblem If Announced for Western Release as Fire Emblem Fates Today during Nintendo’s E3 2015 digital presentation the company confirmed that Fire Emblem If is of course getting a release in the West but when it is released it will be given a slightly different name. Fire Emblem Fates, as it is now called, will be released in North America and Europe sometime...
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Hyrule Warriors Legends Confirmed for Western Release; Includes all DLC Characters

Hyrule Warriors Legends Confirmed for Western Release; Includes all DLC Characters Last week we learned that Nintendo and Omega Force were working on a 3DS version of Hyrule Warriors and today during their E3 2015 digital presentation Nintendo announced that the game will be heading to the West under the name Hyrule Warriors Legends. As we already know, the title will be adding Tetra to...
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Multiplayer Focused The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes Announced for 3DS

Multiplayer Focused The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes Announced for 3DS Following the announcement of Star Fox Zero, Nintendo announced during their E3 2015 digital presentation that they will be releasing a brand new multiplayer Legend of Zelda title for the Nintendo 3DS. Titled The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes, the title will be released sometime this fall and will...
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Star Fox Zero Announced for Holiday Release on Wii U

Star Fox Zero Announced for Holiday Release on Wii U Nintendo kicked off their E3 2015 digital event with puppets and the announcement of Star Fox Zero for the Wii U. Star Fox Zero will feature the classic third-person view shown through the television while the Wii U GamePad will give players a first person cockpit view. The gyro function in the GamePad...
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Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap

Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap Ahh Nintendo, this is why we love you. The Nintendo World Championships 2015 kicked off Nintendo’s E3 campaign in a huge way, drawing in a nice live crowd and nearly 120,000 viewers on YouTube. An eight round celebration of new games and old games alike with gaming celebrities, the spirit of...
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New Amiibos Announced for September; 8-bit Mario and Animal Crossing Amiibos Leaked

New Amiibos Announced for September; 8-bit Mario and Animal Crossing Amiibos Leaked Earlier today Nintendo announced a new set of Amiibos that will be hitting stores in September. The first set of Amiibos happen to be three different Mii Fighters, one for each class, while the second set features mostly classic Nintendo icons. These Amiibos happen to be R.O.B., Duck Hunt, Mr. Game &...
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Earthbound Beginnings to be Released Today on Wii U Virtual Console

Earthbound Beginnings to be Released Today on Wii U Virtual Console When the original Earthbound was released on the Wii U Virtual Console many people saw it as a chance to show just how much they wanted to see more of the series in the West. Well today Nintendo rewarded these fans by announcing that they are indeed localizing another Earthbound game, although it...
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Ryu and Roy Confirmed DLC Characters for Super Smash Bros.

Ryu and Roy Confirmed DLC Characters for Super Smash Bros. The world is full of clever people these days and that includes people that can somehow hack update data and show us two new awesome characters that will be added to the Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS roster. Roy from Fire Emblem (returning from Super Smash Bros. Melee) and Ryu from Street Fighter will be...
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