Yoshi’s New Island Review

Yoshi’s New Island Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: March 14, 2014 Price: $39.99 Overview Yoshi’s Island has always been that one game in Nintendo’s library that was like a precious, untouched gem. Sure, it had a follow-up of sorts on the Nintendo DS, but most either enjoyed it or ignored it – retaining their memories of that magi...

Super Smash Bros. Focused Nintendo Direct to air this Week

A new challenger approaches! Does that line send a shiver up your spine? Do your palms sweat and your eye twitch as you know that if you screw up the next fight, you will have to redo it all again to unlock a new brawler? Well if so, then you are in luck! Nintendo have announced that they will be doing a special Nintendo Direct Presentation  focusing on Super Smash Bros for 3DS and Wii U next week...

Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball, Game Boy Advance Favorites and More hit the eShop

This week on the North American eShop, we have been treated to those long awaited Game Boy Advance titles that have now arrived on the Wii U. Yes folks, this means that Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga, Metroid Fusion, and Advance Wars have kicked things off with a nice, loud bang. On the flipside for the 3DS, we also have other titles this week, such as Super Monkey Ball 3D making its digital debu...

Nintendo Goes Pink for Kirby Triple Deluxe

Great news Kirby fans! Nintendo have today announced that they will be launching a brand new coloured 2DS console to coincide with the launch of Kirby’s first foray onto the 3DS/2DS. The new console will be a pink and white colour scheme to match the little puffball (and presumably get some more girls buying consoles too). Not only will there be a brand new pink console, but players can also...

Mario Kart 8 New Trailer And Information

Mario Kart fans prepare to be excited as one of the most exciting trailers yet has just been released for Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U, this time revealing a few new characters, new tracks and even some new abilities and items. You can watch the trailer below, but first, read on to see what has been revealed. First off the newly announced characters that are joining what seems to be the largest roste...

2014 Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships Announced

Think you’re the very best like no-one ever was? Huh?! Well here’s your chance to put your money where your mouth is, the “2014 Pokemon Video Game Australian National Championships” have just been announced so let’s hope you didn’t write a cheque your skills can’t cash because your pride as a trainer is now on the line. Big fans of the Pokemon franchise an...

Super Smash Bros. To Feature New Final Smashes

For those who love Super Smash Bros. you are probably well aware that each day the games lead developer Masahiro Sakurai gives a small tidbit of information normally revealing a new mechanic, item, stage and on rare days even a new character. Yesterday Sakurai revealed that Luigi’s final smash will be changed from the Negative Zone (which used to fill the stage with a wierd area effect aroun...

GAME UK to Hand Out Pokemon Gifts for Easter

The Pokémon Company has announced an exciting Easter promotion for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, with a special Pokémon Trading Card Game: XY expansion treat, available at GAME UK. Starting April 4 and for a limited time only, trainers can collect two classics for their 3DS team. Those with Pokemon X can net themselves a shiny new Magmar, whilst players of Y will have access to Electabuzz. The redeemab...

Launch Line-up of Game Boy Advance Titles for the Wii U Confirmed for Australia

Just yesterday, Nintendo of Europe were teasing Advance Wars as one of the first Game Boy Advance titles that will see a release on the Wii U Virtual Console. It seems now that the cat is out of the bag, as Nintendo of America and Australia have followed suit and have announced the first few weeks of GBA VC titles for the eShop, which will be priced at $7.99 (US), $9.10 (AUS), and $11.90 (NZ). Wha...

Pokemon TCG: XY Flashfire Expansion Scheduled for May

The latest expansion to the Pokémon Trading Card Game franchise, Flashfire is set to add more than 100 new cards for you to collect and add to your decks. True to its name, the pack will bring in both the X and Y Mega Evolutions for Charizard-EX. But it doesn’t stop there my friends, a slew of new cards are also set to join the original (not actually) dragon Pokemon. Joining the EX division ...

Nintendo of Europe Announces Advance Wars port for the Wii U Virtual Console

Absolutely lovely. When we first heard news that the Wii U was going to start offering Game Boy Advance titles on the eShop‘s Virtual Console, we were both excited and confused as the 3DS had already shown us it could too power the much loved favorites. Today, Nintendo of Europe tweeted out that Advance Wars would be coming to the service as of April 3rd , and while we still don’t know...

Pokémon Battle Trozei, Pure Chess and more Swap to the eShop

Haven’t had enough Pokemon yet? There is more to offer this week as Nintendo have dropped Pokémon Battle Trozei on the 3DS eShop, which is a follow-up to the original Pokémon Trozei released on the Nintendo DS quite a few years ago. While the gameplay is about the same aside from the addition of generation six Pokes, the price has a much lower entry fee at just $7.99. Pure Chess is also out ...

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