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Review: Toss N Go (Wii U eShop Download)

Toss N Go is the third and final Wii U game in RCMADIAX’s Tabletop Gallery series. As with the two previous games in the series (Poker Dice Solitaire Future and Shut the Box), Toss N Go is easy to grasp and rewarding to play. In it, the player (or players; more on that later) rolls 10 dice, which will each show one of three simple symbols: a green plus sign, a yellow circle, or a red x. Any ...

Pikmin Short Movies: 3D vs HD

Nintendo has a habit of making demos or even full games available after Nintendo Direct streams. Wednesday’s broadcast was no exception. Right after the Direct came to a conclusion, players could go to the 3DS or Wii U eShop to purchase a unique set of short movies staring Pikmin for $4.99 each. Famed game designer Shigeru Miyamoto explained his desire to make his tiny creations come to life...

Retro Redux: NES Sidequest – DuckTales Remastered

Those of you who’ve been following the NES Quest from the beginning know that I started it by playing DuckTales. At that time, I already had an original NES copy of the game plus DuckTales Remastered downloaded to my Wii U. Yeah, I’m crazy that way: I often download games, only to hold off on playing them until months later. Well, what better time to play DuckTales Remastered than righ...

Review and More: Spikey Walls (Wii U eShop Download)

If there’s one thing I never expected to see on a Nintendo console, it’s a Flappy Bird clone. But that’s exactly what we’re getting on the Wii U eShop with developer RCMADIAX’s Spikey Walls! I’m going to “review” this game a little later. FIRST, some background information! I feel that it’s necessary, what with the long and very strange history...

NES Remix Pack coming this holiday, includes both games on a physical disc

NES Remix and NES Remix 2 will be released together on a disc this holiday season. The small collection of Wii U eShop titles will be called NES Remix Pack. Nintendo made this announcement during their live stream from San Diego Comic Con. For those of you who don’t already own NES Remix or NES Remix 2, does this upcoming physical release appeal to you? If you do already own one or both game...

New details revealed for RCMADIAX’s Super Robo Mouse

Since releasing Blok Drop U, RCMADIAX (one-man developer Michael Aschenbrenner) has clearly been busy. Poker Dice Solitaire Future, the first of a series called “Tabletop Games,” recently hit the Wii U eShop, and Aschenbrenner’s Super Robo Mouse is set to release sometime later this year on the Wii U eShop. The game is RCMADIAX’s largest yet and stars a mouse called Robo, w...

Review: Poker Dice Solitaire Future (Wii U eShop download)

As one might expect from a game that’s just $1.99 on the Wii U eShop, Poker Dice Solitaire Future has a simple premise. The first in the Tabletop Gallery series from one-man development team RCMADIAX, the game has the player roll five dice to create Poker-style hands (2-pair, full house and the like) for a high score. The dice can be rolled up to three times, and the player can choose to hol...

Poker Dice Solitaire Future gets trailer and release date

The first of three “Tabletop Gallery” games developed by RCMADIAX for the Wii U eShop, Poker Dice Solitaire Future, has an official North American release date of July 3. In this game, the player rolls the dice to create the best poker-style hand possible for a high score, which can be shared with other players via Miiverse. The game will be available to download on July 3 for a mere $...

N64 games are on their way to the Wii U Virtual Console

That’s right, folks, Nintendo 64 games are officially coming to the Wii U eShop. A subtle change to Nintendo’s Wii U Virtual Console page hints at “the future addition of titles from the…Nintendo 64.” The only caveat? We have no idea when this will actually happen. I mentioned this was a subtle update, which suggests that the launch of N64 games on Wii U is still a wa...

Nintendo quietly announces new eShop titles for Wii U and 3DS at E3

Nintendo has released a bundle of trailers for upcoming eShop titles for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. The 20-plus trailers come a day early from Nintendo’s Digital Event, which seems to point to the company focusing more in first-party software during their streaming event. Enjoy! Also, thanks to NeoGAF for the information. The bevy of eShop trailers (Cubemen 2 is shown above) include the fol...

Blok Drop U creator RCMADIAX reveals Poker Dice Solitaire Future for Wii U

One-man development team RCMADIAX as unveiled one of three “Tabletop Gallery” games heading for Wii U this summer: Poker Dice Solitaire Future. According to RCMADIAX: “In this game, you must roll the dice to create your best poker-style hand. Winnings chips are assigned to the corresponding hand and points are awarded based on difficulty of hand played. Bonuses are given when the...

Free Zelda themed DLC coming tomorrow for Sonic Lost World

Similar to the Yoshi’s Island-inspired free DLC that Sonic Lost World received at the end of last year, new DLC will be released tomorrow, March 27, this time in the spirit of The Legend of Zelda. This time around, Sonic will actually be dressed in the iconic green tunic, green hat, and boots that have become so recognizable as Link’s usual garb, along with speeding through a Hyrule-es...