As I look over my notes from the big E3 show in L.A. earlier this month, three games stand out that I wanted to be sure to praise. I’m eager to play more of all of them. »
Want to know my dirty little secret? I’ve never played a Fire Emblem game. So let’s fix that by playing some of the newest game in the series, Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest. »
Fire Emblem: Fates launches in Japan this week as Fire Emblem: If. As has become tradition, there’s also a new (and unsurprisingly fascinating) Q&A with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. »
You can play the newest Zelda game alongside two other people. You can play it by yourself. But you can’t, according to director Hiromasa Shikata, play Zelda: Triforce Heroes with a party of two. »
The normal levels in the Rhythm Heaven series are good, but it’s the Remix Stages that make the games great.
The new Animal Crossing is letting you choose your skin tone. People have been asking for the option for years, and Nintendo’s granting their wish with Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. It’s a step in the right direction, albeit a long overdue one. Hopefully it’ll carry over to the next full Animal Crossing game. »
Rhythm Heaven the Best + is full of cute Nintendo musical mini-games—and one surprisingly depressing one. »
Two teams of three players attempt to shoot a ball through a shrinking goal in Blastball, a 3DS game with a Metroid-vibe making its debut during competition at the 2015 Nintendo World Championships. »
This past year has been something for Nintendo. Not only did we get the greatest iteration of their biggest franchises, we also got fresh takes and unlikely second chances for existing characters. Nintendo even graced us with a few fresh IPs. Their latest, Splatoon, has become a classic overnight, with fans drooling… »
Ryu’s a Smash combatant now, but players familiar with the source material will have a distinct advantage over their Super Smash Bros. foes. Oh, and he’s the only fighter in the series with two Final Smashes. So...he’s new. »
Nintendo just released a ton of mostly paid downloadable content for Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. Here’s what it’ll cost you, if you’re enticed. »
I’ve played a lot of music games in my day, but none do I love more than the Rhythm Heaven games. So join me as The Up All Night Stream plays the brand new Rhythm Heaven: The Best + and let me show you why. »
Today, the publisher Atlus officially announced a U.S. localization for Legend of Legacy, a video game that, like most video games, probably should’ve been called something else. »
Apparently, some Smash Bros. players out there are frustrated at the strength of characters like Kirby and Pit – both characters from franchises that director Masahiro Sakurai created. Because if Kirby beat you, it’s obviously the creator’s fault.
Earlier today, a trailer leaked for the upcoming 3DS version of Hyrule Warriors, an action game that originally released on the Wii U. Within this trailer, there’s an easily-missed moment that teases something pretty damn cool. »
The action game Hyrule Warriors is coming to 3DS—complete with Tetra and the King of Red Lions from Wind Waker. No word on a US release yet. »