Nintendo Direct - the Wii U and 3DS indie lineup

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 4:35pm PDT

Today's Nintendo Direct sent out so many indie games at a mile a minute that it was hard to keep up with all of them. Shacknews has helpfully recapped the games revealed.


"Can't wait to play Don't Starve on the Wii U. I hate keyboard controls."

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New Fire Emblem Lets You Choose Your Path

By Steven Wong, Apr 01, 2015 3:55pm PDT

New details regarding the upcoming Fire Emblem game were revealed in today's Nintendo Direct, including mutliple story paths and a release window.


Mario Kart 8 DLC coming early, plus new speed class

By Steve Watts, Apr 01, 2015 3:52pm PDT

Mario Kart 8 is getting its next DLC earlier than expected, alongside a free update that will ramp up the speed considerably.


"I think it was pretty brilliant, actually. Most companies don't hold real announcements on April ..."

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer plays house on 3DS this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 3:51pm PDT

There's a new installment of the Animal Crossing franchise coming to Nintendo 3DS and it include Amiibo... sort of.


Xenoblade Chronicles 3D trailer hits ahead of April 10 release

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 3:40pm PDT

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is almost here and there's one more trailer from Nintendo.


Puzzles & Dragons leads Nintendo Direct 3DS lineup

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 3:36pm PDT

Nintendo had a slew of 3DS gaming announcements, led by the Puzzles & Dragons package set to hit in May, while the Puzzles & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition demo arrives sooner than that.


Yoshi's Woolly World coming with Yarn Amiibo this fall

By Steve Watts, Apr 01, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Nintendo gave some more details about Yarn Yoshi today, including some new fabric Amiibos on the way.


Nintendo Reveals Amiibo Release Line-up and Amiibo Tap

By Steven Wong, Apr 01, 2015 3:30pm PDT

The upcoming line-up of Amiibos was announced today during the Nintendo Direct presentation. Along with it comes the announcement of Nintendo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Hits, a new way to spend your time scanning in Amiibos for extra content.


"Why bother catagorizing the amiibos into series when most everything is smash related? "

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Shack's Arcade Corner - Mega Man: The Power Battle

By Shack Staff, Apr 01, 2015 3:30pm PDT

This week's episode of Shack's Arcade Corner goes out to all of those Mega Man lovers out there.


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Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS games

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 3:24pm PDT

The Nintendo Virtual Console will be joined by the Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS libraries immediately following today's Nintendo Direct presentation.


"The DS news is welcome since I highly prefer playing games on a TV over a handheld."

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Splatoon adds Battle Dojo and Splatoon Amiibo

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 3:18pm PDT

Amiibo is the new hotness and Nintendo's new IP, Splatoon, isn't about to be left out of the action.


Mario Maker starts building on Wii U in September

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 3:13pm PDT

Mario fans now have a better idea when to expect the custom Mario Maker experience, with the game set to arrive in September.


"That trailer was amazing!!! Chomp Chomp is available in SMB1 mode!"

- kenclopz see all 2 comments

Mewtwo joins Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS on April 28, Lucas coming later

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 3:06pm PDT

Mewtwo is finally joining the Super Smash Bros. battle on April 28, but he will not be the last combatant to join the battle.


Watch the full April 1 Nintendo Direct here (Update: the full recap)

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 2:40pm PDT

It's April 1, but Nintendo promises that today's Nintendo Direct is no joke. Watch along with us and find out what's coming up for Wii U and 3DS. (Update: Here's the archive and the full recap.)


"I'm totally hyped for that, yes. Also, yarn yoshi amiibos is an awesome idea."

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April Fools: Harmonix finds love with Romance Central

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 2:00pm PDT

The makers of Rock Band and Dance Central are transitioning from rock to romance with Romance Central.

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