Satoru Iwata Discusses Recent Global Sales Figures of Nintendo Products

Satoru Iwata, the President of Nintendo, recently gave a presentation at the Third Quarter Financial Results Briefing for Nintendo. Among many other topics, he discussed the sales data of recent Nintendo products. The total sales of consoles from the Nintendo 3DS family has now reached 50.41 million units. Iwata stated that the Nintendo 3DS hardware did not sell as well as originally anticipated. ...

More Announcements from the Nintendo Direct of 14/01/2015

Many announcements were made during the 41-minute Nintendo Direct of January 14, 2015. Keeping up with every single one of them could be a time-consuming task, so to make it easier, here is a full list of the announcements that did not receive their own articles here. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D will be released exclusively for the New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL consoles on April 2, 2015. Fe...

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Developer: Sora, Bandai Namco Publisher: Nintendo Platforms: Wii U Release Date: Out Now Price: US$59.99 – Available Here   AU$79.99 – Available Here Overview Since 1999, Super Smash Bros. has been one of Nintendo’s hottest properties. The love letter to fans in the form of a fighting game has had some of the best gameplay and atmosphere of any game ou...

Shulk Amiibo to be sold exclusively at GameStop

Yesterday Nintendo announced a third wave of Amiibo figurines and Xenoblade’s Shulk just so happened to be part of this wave. Unfortunately with this wave announcement Satoru Iwata said that some Amiibos will be limited in quantity and some will only be available at certain retailers. Well, it looks like the first exclusive Amiibo has been revealed as Shulk’s Amiibo appears to be a Gam...

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Music Track List Revealed

In the 50 new things about Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct that took place recently we learned a whole heap of stuff about game modes and unlockables, but one of the best announcements was that the number of music in the Wii U version will smash the amount of tracks in the 3DS version out of the park! Numerous game reviewers have been recording  footage of the game and giving users a look at the defau...

Duck Hunt Smash Bros. Reveal Trailer & Virtual Console News

We all knew of their inclusion thanks to the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros., but now Duck Hunt Duo has it’s official announcement trailer and it managed to be cute, funny and nostalgic all at the same time. Duck Hunt Duo is a very unique character with his main moves coming from either the Duck Hunt Dog itself or the duck on its back. The old NES Zapper itself also makes an appearance in t...

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Pushed Forward

Super Smash Bros. Wii U will be able to be enjoyed a week earlier for all those who reside in Europe or the Oceania region with the release date being bumped forward an entire week to November 28th and November 29th respectively.  The U.S. release date of November 21st remains untouched for those lucky enough to live in the states. Varying release dates between regions is a hot topic among gamers ...

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Direct Information Blowout

The Super Smash Bros. Wii U specific Nintendo Direct aired earlier today and Nintendo has literally dropped an atomic bomb of incredible information on every Smash Bros. and Nintendo fan out there. I will go into more detail below but quickly summing up all the best bits we have 8 players in one match at the same time, Smash Tour to replace Smash Run, Event matches are back, Custom Stage Creator i...

50 Must See Things Smash Bros. Wii U Direct This Friday

With the Nintendo 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. 4 now released worldwide with every little secret about it floating somewhere on the Internet, the Wii U version still holds a great deal of mystery especially in terms of stages and game modes. Well it seems like some of that shroud of mystery will be unveiled in a special Smash Bros Wii U centric Nintendo Direct taking place on Friday at 9:00 (A...

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Review

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Developer: Sora Ltd., Bandai Namco Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: October 3, 2014 Price: $39.99 USD – Available Here $59.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Since 1999, Nintendo have brought together a great number of franchises in one package with Super Smash Bros.. We have seen two sequels since, and with a new generation in f...

Amiibo Official Launch Date, Wave 2 and Smash Bros. Bundle Prices

We still don’t know what they actually do but we know they are launching soon and wave 2 will be coming soon after. Nintendo’s Amiibo figures will be launching on November 29th, one week ahead of Super Smash Bros. Wii U which is the only title we know of that will support Amiibo at launch and what functionality it will provide. Touching the Amiibo to the Wii U Gamepad NFC symbol will b...

Nintendo’s Gamecube Adapter Will Only work with Super Smash Bros.

Nothing is more annoying than having to plug in a Wiimote and a now out of print Wii classic controller to the Wii U, just to play your Virtual Console games that were transferred over from the original Wii. Everything seemed to be fixed as Nintendo’s Gamecube controller “rebirth” was rumored to add support to the backwards compatible set of games, bit alas, the rumor has been sq...

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