The conventional wisdom is that Nintendo has screwed up. They've lost the plot. Dropped the ball. Somehow sunk their own battleship. But they're actually doing a bunch of things right, too.
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers will be showing up for download on the 3DS, along with an old-school Kirby game and a sequel to Dillon's Rolling Western. There’s also a new update for the stereoscopic handheld. Check out all the coming week’s digital Nintendo offerings right here.
Nintendo has been so busy announcing sequels to every Mario sub-franchise that you can think of—new sidescrollers, new 3D platformers, new Golf, and Mario & Luigi—that you'd think they don't have anything else. Well, other than Zeldas.
One's a mildly anticipated game for the 3DS eShop; one is a DSiWare game about box pushing; and the third comes from someone that thought 2 Fast 4 Gnomz was a good name. What could they possibly have in common?
If you're left-handed, I have a minor bit of bad news about the terrific, original game that Nintendo started selling on the 3DS eShop today.
Surprise! Nintendo has released the action slash tower-defense game a day early, it said during a video conference this morning. You'll find Dillon's Rolling Western in the 3DS eShop for $10 right now. [Nintendo]
Nintendo president of America Reggie Fils-Aime is probably kidding (half-kidding) when he wonders, at the start of this video, what's wrong with people who don't have or want a Nintendo 3DS. Consider it a milder form of him kicking your ass and taking your name.