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New Super Mario Bros. 2 to feature paid DLC

New Super Mario Bros. 2 to feature paid DLC Interestingly enough, the new Super Mario game, New Super Mario Bros. 2 will be a cash grab in more ways than one because Nintendo is planning on releasing some paid DLC after the game is released. The DLC will be additional coin rush stages and the company is planning on taking user input into account when...
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Kirby’s Dream Collection is a Pure Tribute

Kirby’s Dream Collection is a Pure Tribute Last year, Mario got his own collection in the form of an on disc port of Super Mario All Stars. Well, that was nice, but some argued that it wasn’t a great enough celebration for Nintendo’s #1 mascot. It seems that Nintendo have heard those cries though, as Kirby’s Dream Collection was...
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Wild Pokemon Black and White 2 English Trailer Appeared

Wild Pokemon Black and White 2 English Trailer Appeared The grass rustled and suddenly a wild English language trailer for the upcoming DS games, Pokemon Black 2 and White 2, appeared on Nintendo’s official youtube channel. This new trailer for Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 shows off the games in all their glory, except in English instead of Japanese. It...
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Fire Emblem: Awakening comes to North America in 2013

Fire Emblem: Awakening comes to North America in 2013 A number of you may have guessed that Fire Emblem: Awakening would be released either late 2012 or sometime in 2013 back when it was quietly announced a few weeks ago at E3. Well if you guessed sometime in 2013 then you just won about a half a year or more of waiting because Nintendo revealed in their...
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Bravely Default Trailer from Nintendo Direct

Bravely Default Trailer from Nintendo Direct During their Japanese Nintendo Direct conference, Nintendo showed off a new trailer for the hotly anticipated classic styled RPG from Square-Enix, Bravely Default: Flying Fairy. The new trailer for Bravely Default: Flying Fairy shows off a mixture of gameplay and cutscene footage and can be seen below. The...
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Nintendo 3DS XL confirmed for US release on August 19th for $199

Nintendo 3DS XL confirmed for US release on August 19th for $199 Remember when Nintendo announced that Japan would be getting a super sized Nintendo 3DS? Well you should because it happened about an hour ago. Well Nintendo of America has made their own announcement now stating that the Nintendo 3DS XL will be released in North America on August 19th for $199.99. For...
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AKB48 + Mii coming to 3DS

AKB48 + Mii coming to 3DS I want you! I love you! Yes AKB48, we know you do. But more to the point, today during the Japanese Nintendo Direct conference, Nintendo revealed a new title for the Nintendo 3DS based around the 48 girls who just so happen to be part of a girl band called AKB48. The game features the girls of AKB48 as...
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Namco Bandai working with Nintendo on the next Smash Bros

Namco Bandai working with Nintendo on the next Smash Bros Nintendo Direct’s press conference has had a number of decent announcements, including the 3DS XL, but the next biggest announcement will make Smash Bros. fans jump for joy because it was revealed by President Satoru Iwata that the next Super Smash Bros. game will be coming out on the Nintendo 3DS and...
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Nintendo 3DS XL breaks your pocket with a 4.88 inch screen

Nintendo 3DS XL breaks your pocket with a 4.88 inch screen The Japanese Nintendo Direct conference is going on now and look at what they announced, a 3DS who just happened to get a hold of one of one of Mario’s mushrooms because it has seen a major size upgrade. Currently the larger 3DS is called the Nintendo 3DS XL and has seen an upgraded 4.88 inch top...
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Next Nintendo Direct conference happens later tonight

Next Nintendo Direct conference happens later tonight You have to love Nintendo, sometimes they will let you know about things way ahead of time, other times they will literally drop news right in your lap a few hours before it is meant to actually happen. Anyways, Nintendo revealed that their next Nintendo Direct presentation, which will be hosted by company...
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New Golden Artwork Emerges for New Super Mario Bros. 2

New Golden Artwork Emerges for New Super Mario Bros. 2 As of now, we are less than two months away from the release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS. Now, as many of you know, this title is all about loot collecting and turning the insides of your pockets gold, and that concept is being heavily promoted by Nintendo as of late. Furthering the hype train...
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Nintendo Partners Up With PDP

Nintendo Partners Up With PDP PDP have formed a licensing agreement with Nintendo to produce accessories for Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad featuring classic Nintendo characters. PDP Mobile, a devision of Performance Designed Products have formed a partnership with Nintendo to produce accessories for popular mobile devices such as Apple...
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The Smash Bros. Sequel Looks a long ways off

The Smash Bros. Sequel Looks a long ways off One of the biggest announcements of E3 2011 was that the next Super Smash game would be headed to both the Wii U, and the 3DS. Masahiro Sakurai had stated before that he was waiting on Kid Icarus to be complete before starting development on the game, and according to the most recent Nintendo Power, the...
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First Time Travelers Vita Screenshots Released

First Time Travelers Vita Screenshots Released Whenever Time Travelers was promoted through screenshots or trailers, the game footage was always from the Nintendo 3DS version. For those who was looking forward to the Playstation Vita version, Level-5 have decided to release screenshots from that version of the game. It is nice to see the Playstation...
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Kid Icarus: Uprising Tournament at Supanova Sydney 2012

Kid Icarus: Uprising Tournament at Supanova Sydney 2012 During the Supanova Sydney 2012 event, Nintendo of Australia made their present felt with a friendly Kid Icarus: Uprising tournament at the event. Fans of the game were encouraged to bring along their 3DS console and duke it out with other players. People in attendance were able to visit the Nintendo booth...
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Pokemon Conquests North America Today

Pokemon Conquests North America Today Yep, you heard that right. After a short wait, Pokemon Conquest has hit the United States and is ready to bring it’s unique stylings to the franchises’ line-up. Now, most should know what Pokemon Conquest is about by now, but if you’re still in the dark, here is another run-down on what to...
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Mega Man X2, Mad Dog McCree, and more hit Nintendo Download

Mega Man X2, Mad Dog McCree, and more hit Nintendo Download It’s that time of the week yet again. Nintendo have delivered more to all of their download services, and leading the pack this time is the a port of an old favorite, with that being Mad Dog McCree. This title of course was an American Laser Games Arcade Classic, featuring actual actors and scenes...
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Sony and EA confirm Gamescom 2012 presence

Sony and EA confirm Gamescom 2012 presence After it was revealed that Microsoft would not be attending Gamescom this year and neither would Nintendo or Sega, it seemed that Gamescom would be missing quite a few big players when it starts later this year. However two companies chose to reveal today that they will, in fact, be in...
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 will hit Australia on August 18th

New Super Mario Bros. 2 will hit Australia on August 18th For those of you Aussies that get tired of seeing the west get everything much earlier, you can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to New Super Mario Bros. 2 as Nintendo of Australia have now confirmed that the game would be hitting Australia on August 18th. As you know, Nintendo released a lot of...
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Pikmin 3 E3 Gameplay Footage

Pikmin 3 E3 Gameplay Footage So Pikmin 3 is real and we are all excited. If you are not excited for this game, leave this article now you pathetic beast. Now that I got that out of the way, let’s talk about Pikmin 3. As you probably know by now, Nintendo revealed the game as a launch title for their upcoming Wii U console. After...
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3DS digital download line-up revealed

3DS digital download line-up revealed A few months ago Nintendo revealed plans that they would start to release a slew of full-retail titles digitally on their eShop and while we already knew that they would release their New Super Mario Bros. 2 digitally on the system, Nintendo never did reveal what else would be available digitally. Now...
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The Wii U launch line-up will not support two GamePads

The Wii U launch line-up will not support two GamePads Remember last week at Nintendo’s Pre-E3 press conference when they stated that the Wii U would be able to support two Wii GamePad controllers at the same time? Well it turns out that at least right out of the gate, it can’t. In an interview with Gamasutra Nintendo of America’s president...
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Kirby 20th Anniversary Compilation games revealed

Kirby 20th Anniversary Compilation games revealed A few months ago it was revealed that Nintendo would be celebrating Kirby’s 20th Anniversary with a collection of some of his best games. At the time of announcement no one knew exactly what which games would be included in the list. Now Famitsu and Andriasang have discovered the full list of games,...
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Pikmin 3 will not feature online multiplayer

Pikmin 3 will not feature online multiplayer Anyone who was hoping to try out Pikmin 3’s new multiplayer with those who don’t happen to be sitting next to them on the couch will have to live with some disappointment because Shigeru Miyamoto revealed in an interview with IGN that, despite the Wii U’s more powerful online capabilities,...
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Nintendo Wii U E3 2012 Hands On Impressions

Nintendo Wii U E3 2012 Hands On Impressions   During E3 2012, I was able to get some hands-on time with the Nintendo Wii U along with fellow editors Travis Bruno and Philip Federico. We were able to try out about 3 games, including a Nintendoland minigame, Super Mario Bros U, and the multi-player portion of ZombiU. All three of these demos...
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E3 2012 Event Photos

E3 2012 Event Photos Well another E3 has come and gone and we had a complete blast here at Capsule Computers in sharing out all the latest news from the event!  Now with that all taken care of we have only one thing left to share with you all and that is the E3 2012 event photos from all three days of the show. We have well...
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