Not only is there finally a release date for the upcoming 3DS Attack on Titan game, there’s a spiffy new trailer that looks at all the characters that will make an appearance. Naturally, it’s got heroes like Eren, Mikasa, and Armin all hunting terrifying titans in the quest for survival. »
Forget the “mom guesses the name of Smash Bros characters” memes. Smash Bros. dads are coming out of the woodwork, and they’re improving Smash Bros. in their own special ways, too. »
The same Groupon coupon code that brought you discounted SONOS speakers and PS4 consoles will also get you the first significant cash discount we’ve seen on the New Nintendo 3DS XL. I imagine this will sell out early. [New 3DS XL, $180 with code SALE3] »
Sometimes, downloadable content is okay. Other times, DLC is anything but. Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai explains the difference. »
I imagine that parents get struck with a revelation in the process of rearing a child that helps them appreciate the enormity of the task before them. I say “imagine” because I’ve never had a child. At least, a real one. But I was struck by that revelation recently thanks to a small, weird Nintendo game of all things. »
Rodea the Sky Soldier, the newest game by Sonic the Hedgehog and Nights into Dreams creator Yuji Naka was released on Wii U earlier this month. Even more interesting, the game was packaged with its never-before-released Wii version. Yet, it is more than just the graphics that have gotten an overhaul. »
A new update to the 3DS’ StreetPass Plaza will let you finally skip a lot of the chatter that slows down clearing out your StreetPass queue—but it’ll cost you. The update will also let you hide StreetPass games you no longer want to play. That one’s free. »
Rejoice, Diddy Kong haters. The latest Smash Bros. patch has changed the annoying chimp, making him a bit less of a powerhouse than he was before.
Pokémon Rumble World, a game likely to rank a distant third in the eventual list of 2015’s best Pokémon games, has nonetheless impressed me in a few ways. »
Despite being pocket-sized, the 3DS does hold some secrets. The 3DS can do things you might not realize are possible!
Newly announced Monster Hunter Stories is a cuted-up JRPG take on Monster Hunter. It’s for the 3DS and will be out in 2016 in Japan. The Western release hasn’t been announced. »
Today marks the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, a smaller-sized version of the 2012 JRPG that was originally made for the Wii. »
Right now, you can go into the 3DS’s eShop and download Pokémon Rumble World, free of charge. While the price tag is pretty enticing, I’ve spent some of today playing it, and well...I’m not super impressed. »
What a difference a patch makes! Above is a comparison of a turn I just took in Nintendo’s new 3DS game Code Name STEAM: on the left, before the game was patched; on the right, using a post-patch fast-forward button. »
A new set of amiibos went on sale yesterday at GameStop, and it was a disaster. They’re already sold out. One day later, Nintendo’s acting as though nothing happened, and fans are pissed off. »
If you wanted to buy the new waves of amiibos at GameStop in real-life or online, that doesn’t seem to be possible right now. Their website is down and in-store registers aren’t working. »