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Review: BLOK DROP U (Wii U eShop download)

Don’t let the simple shapes and colors of BLOK DROP U deceive you: the game is very worth considering for any Wii U owner with a spare $2 on their eShop account, and here’s why. BLOK DROP U is a physics-based puzzle game developed by one-man team RCMADIAX, in which the player is tasked with using the GamePad’s touch screen to destroy all the grey bloks in a way that guides the sm...

Nintendo Direct 2.13.14 Announcement: Pokemon Battle Trozei

My personal hope and prediction for today’s Nintendo Direct broadcast was for some clue as to what type of Pokemon spin-off game we can expect for the Wii U. I’m just as pleased, however, to learn about Pokemon Battle Trozei, a sequel to the well-received DS game Pokemon Trozei. Both games are of the puzzle genre, but Battle Trozei pits the player against other Pokemon. Winning against...

Zelda: Four Swords – Anniversary Edition free to download on 3DS eShop until Feb. 2

This little bit of news came as a slight surprise. The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords – Anniversary Edition is available for Nintendo 3DS owners in the US to download for free until February 2. The game was originally available for free in 2011, as part of the 25th anniversary of the Legend of Zelda series. If you missed out back then, here’s another chance to nab a great freebie from Ni...

Disney’s Magical World Coming to 3DS in April

    Nintendo announced Disney’s Magical World for 3DS offhandedly in a press release. According to Nintendo: Disney Magical World is a new game featuring dozens of Disney characters in a variety of Disney-themed worlds. Players can customize their characters with hundreds of Disney-themed outfits and accessories, all while managing a café, planting crops and collecting Disney chara...

Tengami trailer showcases pop-up book gameplay

The trailer above shows viewers how to play Tengami, a pop-up book game. Indie developer Nyamyam set the adventure game in Japan in the midst of “ancient dark fairy tales.” Players use touch controls to manipulate each stage to solve puzzles. Based on the trailer, Nyamyam animated Tengami well. It also appears to be a relaxing title, something you can snuggle up and enjoy.  Expect Teng...

NES Remix announced for the Wii U eShop

Nintendo announced a new eShop title for the Wii U during today’s December Nintendo Direct. Titled, NES Remix, the downloadable title takes your favorite NES titles but adds little tweaks and changes for new challenges. Some of these changes include playing the original Super Mario Bros. backwards with Luigi, controlling an NES Link sprite through the original Donkey Kong, and Excitebike tra...

Two Tribes Bringing RUSH to Wii U eShop

  Two Tribes will release RUSH on Wii U’s eShop on December 12. RUSH is a 3D puzzle game currently exclusive to PC. In RUSH, players move cubes to exits via a variety of means. Conveyor belts, warp points –both are fair game in RUSH. View the video above for a (lengthy) look at the game in action. YouTube link: http://youtu.be/DovuN2fIuRY  

Nintendo Offering Discounted Zelda Games

Nintendo will be offering selected discounted games on 3DS and Wii U eShops.

Wii Sports Club Launch Trailer

  Nintendo released the launch trailer for Wii Sports Club. The trailer shows off happy people enjoying virtual bowling and tennis. Each of the five sports is an individual download from eShop on Wii U. Bowling and tennis are available now and baseball, boxing and golf will arrive at a later date. Each game features online gameplay and new training modes. Interestingly, you have two ways to p...

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies Release Date Announced

  Capcom announced Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies  launches on October 24. That’s right — the expert attorney shall trump injustice in a digital courtroom near you a week before Halloween. Remember: Dual Destinies launches as a 3DS eShop exclusive priced at $29.99 USD/$24.99 Euros. Capcom chose to release the latest Phoenix Wright digitally to cut time lag bet...

Wii Fit U Announced for eShop Download

Today, Nintendo announced Wii U will be able to download Wii Fit U free for one month. The only requirements?  You only need a Wii Balance Board and broadband Internet connection.   The company goes a bit farther with the offer too. See, gamers can download Wii Fit U from eShop between November 1, 2013 and January 31, 2014.  You can play the full game for one month. Then all you need to do is buy ...