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Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class kart is heading to Mario Kart 8 in the west

The official Nintendo of America Twitter account has announced that the GLA-Class kart from Mercedes-Benz is heading to western copies of Mario Kart 8. We’re planning to release a GLA-Class kart from @Mercedesbenz for #MK8 this summer. Stay tuned for more info! pic.twitter.com/c5Gp886s7e — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) June 20, 2014 Mario Kart 8 owners in Japan were already treated ...

New Theatrhythm DLC extends the already epic-length music game

The third round of DLC for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy landed today, adding another four classic FF soundtrack selections to the game’s minishop. Another four are due July 26th, which will bring the downloadable total up to 16 tunes available to add to the game’s built-in library of 70+ music tracks. The DLC costs 99 cents per selection. This is great news for North American FF music fan...

Review: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy strikes a sweet chord

Part parody and part shrine, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy is a must-buy for FF fans and a solid rhythm game for everyone else. Its gameplay is simple but challenging, unlockable content pours down in buckets, and — most importantly — it boasts the best soundtrack since Super Smash Brothers Brawl.

Free DLC from WayForward is the Way it Should Be

Yesterday’s long-awaited, story-extending DLC for Batman Arkham City, which came with a $10 price tag, reminded me of a similar game-extending gem that hit Nintendo’s e-Shop last week for WayForward’s excellent platformer, Mighty Switch Force. Five new levels, a new “Retry” button, and an enhanced 3D effect on existing levels were brought to the table, and you know wh...

Could the Nintendo Network actually be Nintendo’s answer to Xbox Live and PSN?

During Satoru Iwata’s latest financial briefing, the Nintendo president revealed a few interesting tidbits about Nintendo’s new console. First and formost, it looks like Nintendo is finally going to be taking online seriously with Wii U. The new online network that Nintendo has christened the ‘Nintendo Network’ will be far and away Nintendo’s most ambitious step towards really de...

How much would you pay for Mario Kart DLC?

There are only a couple dozen tracks in Mario Kart 7 for 3DS, so I got to thinking about DLC downloadable tracks for the game. I think I’d be willing to pay around $5 for each new “cup” of four courses. Of course, this would create a question around the inclusion of these courses in the online aspect of the game. Do you think this is a good idea and how much would you be willing ...

Nintendo + Best Buy = 3DS download service

Next time you walk into your local Best Buy make sure you bring your 3DS with you. Nintendo has just announced a partnership with Best Buy in which the retailer will provide access to “exclusive offers as well as additional entertainment content such as gaming extras and movie trailers.” The part about gaming extras has got me listening. Could the service perhaps bring additional wo...

Angry devs of Angry Birds respond to Reggie calling App Store games “disposable”

Reggie Fils-Aime, the president of NOA, ruffled a few feathers when he defended Nintendo’s traditional pricing tier and threw in a jab at $0.99 downloadable games from the iTunes App Store, calling them “disposable” and “one of the biggest risks of the gaming industry”. Some say that these games represent a threat to mainstream gaming as a whole; others believe the en...

Mega Man 10, Bass and other DLC Annoucned

If you have ever played Mega Man 7 on the Super Nintendo. You should be familiar with the sinister copy of Mega Man know as Bass. He is of course designed by Dr. Wily, and was constructed based on research on Mega Man. Bass has strong desire to defeat Mega Man and be known as the strongest robot in the world often makes him rebel against Dr. Wily’s own orders. Though he wants to defeat Mega ...

To fight Doc, or wear a silly hat?—that is the question

Club Nintendo Platinum members have only a few weeks left to make their decision. Super Mario hat, or extra Doc level in Punch-Out!!? Hopefully these pics can help you make the decision.