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Pokémon Crystal Launches on 3DS Today

Pokémon Crystal is available to download today on the 3DS eShop for $10. Originally released for the Game Boy Color system in 2000, the Pokémon Crystal game added several new features to the Pokémon franchise. For the first time, players could choose a female or male character, and Pokémon battles featured animation. And now, this game is available in 2D via the Virtual Console service and invites...

Arena of Valor Closed Beta Starts Saturday On Switch (If you live in Europe)

EU Switch owners will be able to play the closed beta for Arena of Valor, a 5 v 5 Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game originally designed for mobile. The game, which was originally marketed in China as Kings of Glory, will be coming to Switch at a later date this year. The beta will be available at midnight UTC on Saturday, January 27th and will close on midnight of the 29th. Participants are enc...

Mighty Gunvolt Gets Free DLC & Updates

Mighty Gunvolt, which has been available on the Switch eshop for some time now, has received its first bit of DLC. Ekoro, from the Japanese on-rails shooter “Gal Gun” is now available as the third playable character in the game. She is available for free from July 27th to August 8th. After this period she will be available for purchase for $1.99 USD.   New updates have added a num...

Video: Mario and Luigi felyne outfits in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is set to offer more Nintendo crossover goodness than players will know what to do with. The news-packed Nintendo Direct that streamed earlier today contained yet another trailer highlighting such a crossover: this time, it’s Mario and Luigi outfits for your *ahem* energetic little felyne companions. I’m admittedly not as much a fan of these as I am of the Isa...

Lots of additions coming to Ultimate NES Remix for the 3DS

Ultimate NES Remix will bring the popular retro Nintendo experience to a portable for the first time on November 7th in Europe and December 5th in North America. During today’s Nintendo Direct stream, we learned a thing or two about the 3DS title: According to Bill Trinen, the game “contains the best parts of the first two [NES Remix] games.” I’m a little worried about this...

Details on amiibo compatibility emerge

Nintendo’s first wave of amiibo figurines will launch alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on November 21st. Their built-in near-field communication (NFC) technology will allow players to scan them into compatible games easily by swiping them over the bottom left surface of the Wii U GamePad. In addition to their function in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, we now know how the figures will work...

Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 1: Details, trailer, release date

My one prediction for today’s Nintendo Direct involved Mario Kart 8’s first DLC pack: I thought it would be announced for release tomorrow, November 6th. Well, I was only a week off, as it’s officially coming on November 13th. The pack will contain three new racers: Link Tanooki Mario Cat Peach 8 new courses, including: An F-Zero course A Legend of Zelda course An Excitebike cour...

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D coming Spring 2015

Proving that Nintendo listens to its fans, the long-anticipated Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3DS remake is on the way. Today’s Nintendo Direct opened with a haunting announcement trailer for the game, which will hit shelves in Spring 2015. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that the developers of the remake have done their best to “maintain the original level of challenge...

Nintendo Direct alert: November 5th, 2PM PT

Another Nintendo Direct livestream is just around the corner. Set to begin Wednesday, November 5th at 2:00 PM Pacific, it will apparently contain “updates about upcoming games for 3DS and Wii U.” Nintendo’s wording here may indicate a lack of any substantial announcements, but when it comes to Nintendo Direct broadcasts, the company surprises us more often than not. I’m loo...

Link’s amiibo figure will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo of America tweeted today that Link’s amiibo figure will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors. This is a game that wasn’t listed as amiibo-compatible until now, but we’ll have to wait to find out exactly how the NFC figure will work with Hyrule Warriors. Since Link’s is the only figure currently announced to work with the game, does this change your previous amiibo pu...

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty! has been delayed for Wii U…

…and the blame seems to be on the Basic model’s rather limited 8GB memory. Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty! is a remake of Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, a puzzle/platformer released for the original PlayStation way back in 1997, and is being redone completely from the ground up. The original creator of the series, Lorne Lanning, is working alongside Just Add Water on the remake an...

50 things about Super Smash Bros. Wii U to be revealed in Oct. 23 livestream

  The Super Smash Bros. for Wii U-focused Nintendo Direct we’ve all be waiting for is just around the corner. Nintendo announced this morning that a livestream focusing on the game will air over at the Nintendo Direct website on October 23rd at 3:00 p.m. PT. A tweet from Nintendo of America’s official Twitter account reveals that the broadcast will show off 50 new things from the ...

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