The Pokémon Trading Card Game for the Game Boy Color is making its way to the 3DS eShop... in Europe. The game will arrive on Thursday, and will cost €5. We've contacted Nintendo to ask when (or if) the game will come to the US eShop, and will update you should they reply. (via Kotaku UK, image from GameFAQs) » 7/07/14 5:20am 7/07/14 5:20am

Bombing Bastards Is A Game You Can Buy On A Nintendo Console

There's a new Bomberman clone on the Wii U's eShop called Bombing Bastards. I'm still giggling that Nintendo, of all companies, is cool with a game being sold on its store with a name like that. » 7/03/14 9:30pm 7/03/14 9:30pm

One Year Later, Did Nintendo Keep Their E3 2013 Promises?

Pokémon Bank is Finally Live

Pokémon Bank is now available on the Nintendo eShop, ending a delay more than a month long. The Bank allows players to store and manage up to 3,000 pokémon online, even moving them between Pokémon X and Y. » 2/05/14 1:51pm 2/05/14 1:51pm

It appears Retro City Rampage is headed to the Nintendo 3DS, possibly next month, according to the game's creator, who says the game's missions and minigames have been reworked to fit the 3DS. A release date should be announced this week. » 1/26/14 4:30pm 1/26/14 4:30pm

Nintendo eShop Back, Online Problems Fixed, Pokémon Apps Still On Hold

Nintendo's eShop is back online for all systems following repairs to many online services that had failed over Christmas. Nintendo gave the all-clear moments ago. » 12/29/13 12:43pm 12/29/13 12:43pm

Nintendo's Taking The eShop Down For Repair

Troubled by connectivity issues since Christmas Day's influx of new console owners, Nintendo's eShop for the Wii U and 3DS is in dire need of maintenance, so it's coming down at 4 PM Eastern for a 12-hour repair session. » 12/27/13 10:50am 12/27/13 10:50am

Chibi-Robo Photo Finder Coming to North America in January

Chibi-Robo Photo Finder, which released in Japan in July, will come to the North American Nintendo eShop on Jan. 9, Nintendo said this morning. A free demo will be available on the store on the same day. » 12/18/13 9:15am 12/18/13 9:15am

Nintendo eShop Credit, Wii U Bundles, LIVE Gold, 4KTV [Deals]

A slew of Nintendo discounts headline today's Kotaku Deals segment. Also, stop not buying Persona 4 Golden, it's only $17 right now (choose Amazon as seller on the right). » 12/09/13 1:15pm 12/09/13 1:15pm

Shameless Angry Birds Clone Shows Up On Nintendo 3DS

There are clones of video games, and then there are clones of video games so shameless that you wonder how the hell Nintendo approved them. » 10/31/13 3:00pm 10/31/13 3:00pm

Next stop: Etria. Portable JRPG action headlines the Nintendo Download this week, with next Tuesday’s release of Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl from Atlus. There’s also some retro goodness with the Wii U version of arcade classic Donkey Kong 3. Man, what’s that ol’ exterminator Stanley up to nowadays?… » 9/26/13 9:40am 9/26/13 9:40am

This week's Nintendo Download is brought to you by reanimated Zelda and hot samurai lovin'. The HD remake of Wind Waker drops tomorrow, next Tuesday brings Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, and today we've got Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi. Idea Factory's samurai adventure visual romance novel for… » 9/19/13 11:45am 9/19/13 11:45am

Don't Forget: There's Another Hair-Whipping Platformer On The Way

It's easy to lose sight of the next Shantae game with all the hoopla over the next-next one, but developer Wayforward is here to remind us (with a trailer, no less) that Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is still very much a thing. » 9/06/13 5:20am 9/06/13 5:20am

The Wii U grows exponentially more interesting, with the addition of outstanding modern platformer Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and classic role-playing game Breath of Fire II in today's Nintendo Download. What other wonders lurk in this week's selection of digital downloads? Behold! » 9/05/13 9:40am 9/05/13 9:40am

Mighty Switch Force 2 is Following its Predecessor Onto Wii U

3DS eShop favorite Mighty Switch Force 2 is making its way to the Wii U's digital storefront "by popular request," Wayforward Technologies announced this week on its blog. The developer estimates that it will arrive in October. » 9/01/13 11:30am 9/01/13 11:30am

It's Pokémon Rumble U day in the Nintendo Download. They might not be the Pokémon you've been waiting for, but they'll do in a pinch. Don't forget to hit up GameStop for the near-field communication toys. And hey, is that the entire Bit.Trip Saga on 3DS for $5? SOLD! And that's pretty much it for this week's Nintendo… » 8/29/13 9:40am 8/29/13 9:40am

Are you ready to Fish On with this week's Nintendo Download? Not just normal Fish On, mind you, but Fish On 3D. Now that I think about it, you're probably not ready. Get started with some Ninja Gaiden II and the digital release of Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, and we'll see where you are next week. Click here to… » 8/22/13 9:40am 8/22/13 9:40am

It's My Western Horse 3D day in the Nintendo Download, as the eagerly-anticipated horse simulator is finally released for 3DS and DS, along with Barbie: Groom & Glam Pups for the 3DS. It's a beautiful day. Ooo, the Wii U has Galaga now. What other treasures lurk in this week's Nintendo Download? » 8/15/13 10:40am 8/15/13 10:40am