Kero Blaster, tight, action-packed platforming on your iOS?

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Daisuke Amaya, the man behind the construction of pixels known as Cave Story has just released a new trailer for his upcoming game, Kero Blaster. This game is all about action-platforming, so if you’ve been hankering for something Mega Man-like, you’re in luck. While Kero Blaster doesn’t have the same … Continue reading

Yoshi’s New Island recieves an eggceptional reception to the 3DS

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Who doesn’t love Yoshi? I mean, really, how many times has Yoshi gotten Mario out of the worst possible circumstances. Let’s face it, without this adorable reptile companion, the franchise just wouldn’t be the same. We were glad to see such a warm reception for our favorite leaping, speedy, green … Continue reading

Shovel Knight digs into gaming history, IndieCade hands-on preview

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Having lived through (and thoroughly enjoyed) the 8-bit era, I can spot the probable influences that Shovel Knight has contained within it. Indie team Yacht Club Games is forging a seemingly worthy effort; a game that seems to contain influences from past greats such as Zelda 2, Duck Tales, and … Continue reading

Toon Link joins the Super Smash Bros. Wii U, 3DS roster

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Here comes a new challenger! Considering the launch date of Super Smash Bros., we could be saying that for a long while now. Today, as you can see by the picture above, Toon Link has again joined the fray. There aren’t any details yet regarding his moveset, but a few … Continue reading

Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has online functionality

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Nintendo released the box art for Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, and whether or not they intended to, they’ve revved up the speculation machine. Why? Well, if you look at the top-right corner of the box, you’ll notice that there’s a “Nintendo Network” logo there. Now, it could be that … Continue reading

Atlus and Nintendo have Fire Emblem Awakening and Shin Megami Tensei IV $30 eShop credit promotion

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Nintendo and Atlus USA have teamed up to bring a new promotion for fans of JRPGs who own a Nintendo 3DS. If you already own or plan on buying Fire Emblem Awakening and Shin Megami Tensei IV, you will get $30 in eShop credit for anything on the Nintendo eShop. All … Continue reading

Nintendo Download – Project X Zone demo brings Capcom, Namco Bandai, Sega together

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Sure there are two good Zelda games on the 3DS eShop this week, but there’s something perhaps a bit more important than those: a game made by Monolith Soft that contains Sega, Namco Bandai, and Capcom characters. These kind of mashups are relatively common in Japan, but they don’t often … Continue reading

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – Let’s begin the Year of Luigi!

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It’s 2013 and Nintendo has declared that this would be “The Year of Luigi”, hoping to have him break out on his own. We’re starting it off with Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon for the 3DS. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon Platform: Nintendo 3DS Developer/Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: March 24th, 2013 Price: … Continue reading

Nintendo Download – Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity chooses you

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Nintendo has caught wind of the only-available-shortly-after-purchase dlc trend, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity being the latest host to that strategy. The game will be available on March 24 at retail and via the 3DS eShop. The Poké Forest dungeon will be available for free in-game until April 30. … Continue reading

Nintendo Download – Kersploosh, Nano Assault EX on 3DS eShop

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wKzrBeL0dU[/youtube] We have two intense trailers here for you this week in the Nintendo Download. Nintendo has turned your precious Star Fox Arwing into a stone and dropped it down a well. Confused? Kersploosh is a game in which you control a stone that has been dropped into a well. … Continue reading

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate patch to remove NA/EU region-lock

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As a response from public feedback about the fact that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is going to have region-locked online, Capcom announced that there will be a patch released shortly after the game’s launch that will allow cross-region play between NA and EU, allowing the two countries to get hip-checked … Continue reading

Nintendo Download – Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2, Etrian Odyssey 4 demo

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Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 is hitting the Wii U eShop with an emphatic WATATATATATATATATATAAAA. Seriously though, it’s really cool to see that Nintendo is digging a niche for Japanese games that would not normally get a chance outside of Japan. Thus far their efforts have somewhat … Continue reading