Wii U

eShop cards on sale at Target

From now until August 9th, all American Target stores will be offering an excellent sale on eShop cards. The deal is simple, buy one eShop card and you get the second card for 25% off. The values of these cards can be mixed and matched, but the 25% will come off the lowest priced card. Anyone interested in purchasing anything off the eShop may want to head down to Target right away, and save yours...

[Updated] Nintendo Direct focusing on Hyrule Warriors headed our way

Update: Fans in the UK can watch the Nintendo Direct here at the less insane time of 08:00 CEST. If you’re good with 05:00 CEST, however, feel free to tune into Nintendo of America’s broadcast here! Original Post: Nintendo of America’s official Twitter account has revealed that a Nintendo Direct broadcast focusing on Hyrule Warriors is on the way. The live stream of the Direct wi...

Review: SteamWorld worth digging into your wallet

Retro-inspired platformers have taken the eshop by storm the past couple of years. Games like Mutant Mudds, Gunman Clive and the critically acclaimed Shovel Knight have all sold well and received glowing reviews. Another game inspired by the 8-bit and 16-bit era of gaming is Image & Form’s SteamWorld Dig, a highly addictive mining adventure. Regularly priced just under $9, the game is cu...

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...

How to get The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for free!

  If you’re a Wii U owner and a fan of free stuff, you’ll be ecstatic to hear that Nintendo is giving away¬†a download of one of four Wii U games– absolutely free!     The offer is part of a promotion where you can redeem the Club Nintendo code off of your copy of Mario Kart 8 online at clubnintendo.com. Once you register, you’ll be allowed to download any one...

Club Nintendo rolls out a digital line-up of Elite Status rewards

Club Nintendo’s 2014 selection of Elite Status rewards is available to peruse now. If you were able to reach Gold or Platinum status on the service during the year starting July 1, 2013, these rewards are available…right now, in fact, as a downloadable game of your choice. Click here to sign in to the Club and find out whether one of these games will be yours soon: Platinum Members Onl...

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...

Complete 3DS Smash Bros. roster and stages to be revealed on August 12th

Hot off the recent reveal of three characters (two new and one returning) for the fourth and fifth iterations of the Smash Bros. franchise, a Japanese publication titled CoroCoro will offer more insight to the full roster. According to the publication, they will have a full exclusive of the complete 3DS Smash Bros. roster and stages on August 12th. Now, the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Br...

Rayman trophy revealed for Smash Bros.

Smash Bros. head honcho Masahiro Sakurai revealed earlier today a new Smash trophy on Miiverse. To the surprise of many, the trophy is that of a third party character: Rayman. Not to be confused with an assist trophy, this in-game collectable trophy was actually designed by Ubisoft themselves and not Sakurai’s team. The trophy reveal came a few hours before the Smash Bros. website was to ann...

Tip: The Shovel Knight OST is awesome; download it now

Jake Kaufman, music composer for games like Shovel Knight and Mighty Switch Force!, is getting to be quite well-known, and for good reason. Shovel Knight was recently released on the eShop for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and in addition to being very well received, the game has an amazing chiptune soundtrack that you can download right over here on Jake’s Bandcamp page. I haven’t play...

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...

Nintendo Post E3 event in London Part 1

This Friday myself and Colin made our way up to Nintendo’s Post E3 press event in London, where we got to play many of their coming games. The event itself was open for 3 hours and the venue was decked out with Splatoon ink splaterings. Of course we were there from opening to close making sure we got as much time in as possible with Nintendo’s very latest. When inside, the first game I...