Today’s Nintendo Direct came as a bit of a surprise. With a majority of the announcement focusing on Splatoon 2 and ARMS, it seemed like this Direct would be a bit dull or at the least predictable. However, plenty of other smaller, often more exciting tidbits were revealed including some new games from NIS America. Disgaea 5 Complete is headed to Nintendo Switch later this year. While Culdce...[Read More]
There’s a lot to be said about the latest live streamed video outlining all the new goodies coming from Nintendo. A few pleasant surprises included Mario Maker on the 3DS, as well as Pikmin. However, there was one elephant in the room that was practically defecating on Reggie Fils-Aime’s desk, the Nintendo NX. Be that as it may, there was some smiles to be had for these smaller release...[Read More]
As per the Nintendo Direct for September, Pikmin is officially leaving its home on consoles to explore new horizons on the 3DS. While there is no official title for Pikmin 3DS, the game already looks to be a delightful entry into the often experimental series. Pikmin began as a love project when Miyamoto wanted to convey his love of gardening in a game, spawning three games that had tiny explorers...[Read More]
So Abraham Lincoln and Tom Sawyer walk into a video game… That may sound like a silly joke, but it is actually the premise of Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., a turn-based strategy RPG from Intelligent Systems, a game developer best known for their work on the Fire Emblem series. The core gameplay mechanics don’t sound too dissimilar from other games in this genre but the quirky comic book art s...[Read More]
Today during their Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo FINALLY announced they are remaking The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask for the 3DS. Fans far and wide have been clamoring for this remake ever since The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time was rendered in 3D for the handheld system a little over three years ago. This is one of my personal favorite Zelda titles, and I think it’s...[Read More]
Typically you’ll have Nintendo feature a Nintendo Direct via streaming services. Today, Nintendo has released a Mario Kart 8 themed Nintendo Direct, which features no other game except Mario Kart 8. However, can you brave that the video is 35 minutes long? I did and you’ll be glad to learn a lot about the game as you watch.
It’s slightly old news by now, but on October 1st Nintendo dumped a truckload of new information on us regarding upcoming Wii U and 3DS. One of the cool things they revealed, besides Princess Peach doing a feline floaty jump, was the new cherry power-up in Super Mario 3D World. When one of the Mario Menagerie grabs this cherry they are duplicated. This will surely add some new and unique gam...[Read More]
Did you miss out on the recently streamed Nintendo Direct via Nintendo.com? Don’t worry, we’re here to catch you up on what was announced. When it comes to announcements from Nintendo during these streams they always seem to please the fans. Plus I can say a lot of good stuff was announced that I personally want to play right now. Sadly I’ll have to wait until later this year for...[Read More]