Professor Layton and the Curious Village, originally released on the Nintendo DS in 2007, is getting an HD remaster for smartphones in Japan. Tilted Professor Layton and the Curious Village EXHD for Smartphone, the app’s release date is TBA. No word yet if it will be out internationally.
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux releases on the 3DS on May 15. A remake of the 2010 JRPG dungeon-crawler on the DS, Strange Journey Redux will add some new story beats as well as a new character, Alex. While 2018 will probably mark the end of the 3DS, so far it still has some solid games headed its way.
Tingle’s a guy dressed in a green onesie who sells maps in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. The offbeat cartographer we so well received, Nintendo embraced him and let him return in later games, even providing him with a stand-alone spin-off series. Just a few days ago, fans finally finished translating its fourth…
Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney is coming to the 3DS eShop this November for $19.99. Originally released for the original DS in 2008, the 3DS game features updated 3D graphics, and includes both the Japanese and English versions, with odd regional variations intact. Neat!
Fifth grader Hibiki Sakai sent Nintendo a letter, thanking the company for its Rhythm Heaven games. Hibiki is blind, and these music titles are the only games he’s really able to play. Nintendo replied to his letter in a most thoughtful way.
Surely you can see it? I know I can. Those windows look like DS game cards.
The 2009 Nintendo DS game Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey is getting a revamped version for the 3DS.
Satoru Okada, who was General Manager of Nintendo Research & Engineering before he retired in 2012, said in a recent interview with Retro Gamer Magazine that no one on the handheld team liked the idea of the DS when it was first proposed. If some folks had gotten their way, Nintendo would have produced a successor to…
It’s not uncommon for home and handheld consoles to get a drastic makeover in the years after their launch. Sometimes even after they’ve begun playing second fiddle to a new more powerful sibling.
Japanese game magazine Famitsu is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the publication polled readers, asking them which games were most memorable on consoles ranging from the Famicom to the PS4.
In Japan, Nintendo said that starting next month, it will no longer support the original “phat” Nintendo DS.
Bulky. Heavy. Ugly. That was the original Nintendo DS. And just when you think that handheld was dead, it starts trending on Twitter in Japan.
Remember the tiny little Game Boy Micro? Meet the Game Boy Macro, crafted from the once-dead remains of a Nintendo DS missing its top screen.
But Kotaku writer, I hear you ponder, the Nintendo DS was incapable of getting anywhere near a resolution you’d call “high”, how could this be? The answer: emulation.
And, get this, it’s the dude he was visiting who’s accused of stealing them.
Even a piece of crap Pokémon can result in a legendary trade. The trick? Patience, and an eye for trading up.
Wayforward has released their last Shantae platformer, Risky's Revenge, on PC. The game, which originally came out on the DS in 2010, comes with updated, HD artwork, Steam trading cards and achievements, and controller support. The two new Shantae games, Half-Genie Hero and The Pirate's Curse, are still in development.
You might think you are very serious about video games. Maybe you are. But, you know what? Cats are pretty serious, too.