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Report: Lego The Hobbit may add third film as DLC

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2014 9:30am PDT

A report from the London Toy Fair suggests that WB Games is planning to release the third film of the Hobbit trilogy in its upcoming Lego The Hobbit game after all--as DLC close to the film's launch.


"lol.. I read that without the Lego part at first and I was like, WTF?"

- razlebol see all 3 comments

'Mega May' kicks off on 3DS Virtual Console with fan vote

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Capcom is kicking off 'Mega May' for the 3DS Virtual Console and wants fans to pick which of the classic handheld Mega Man games they should release first.


April Fools: Nester for Super Smash Bros

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 31, 2014 5:00pm PDT

It's likely an early April Fools gag, but Nintendo has released new screenshots of Nester for the upcoming Super Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS.


Nintendo explains why Animal Crossing is not a fit for smartphones

By Steve Watts, Mar 31, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Animal Crossing is best-suited for portable systems, but the series producer says it's more complex than people realize and therefore wouldn't be a good fit on smartphones.


Disney Magical World 3DS XL is less pink, still cute

By Steve Watts, Mar 31, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Nintendo is releasing a special edition 3DS XL for Disney Magical Castle along with the already-announced pink 2DS. This one will be white with gold accents.


PSA: Free Pokmeon X/Y promotion ends today

By Steve Watts, Mar 31, 2014 12:00pm PDT

A promotion offering a free digital copy of Pokemon X and Y with the purchase of a 3DS and selected game is closing after today.


"I'm downloading right now and its painfully slow. I hate how they don't have an "advanced" mode ..."

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Rusty's Real Deal Baseball pitches Nintendo's take on 3DS free-to-play next week

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2014 11:30am PDT

Rusty's Real Deal Baseball, a F2P game that lets you get discounts on its assorted mini-games by performing errands for the shopkeep, will hit 3DS next week.


"Is that the sketchy rabbit character that was doing those eShop promos last year? I remember ..."

- the archvile see all 2 comments

Super Smash Bros on 3DS' outlines can be turned off

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 26, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Super Smash Bros. on 3DS will feature a noticeably different art style than its console brethren, but if black outlines are a bit too much, it appears you'll be able to turn them off.


"hmmm, the outlines always seemed kinda weird. The left pic looks better to me. I also wonder how ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 4 comments

Wii U Gameboy Advance Virtual Console line-up announced

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2014 6:30am PDT

Nintendo has detailed its April plans for bringing Gameboy Advance games to Wii U's Virtual Console. It features eight games in all throughout the month.


"But SMB3 is already on 3DS Virtual Console, is it Europe only?"

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 12 comments

LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids coming to 3DS & Vita

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 24, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Yet another LEGO game is in the works, this time exclusively for handheld consoles.


"I love Lego games as much as anyone, but is this all Nintendo has to offer at this point?"

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

Animal Crossing on Wii too formulaic, says Nintendo

By Steve Watts, Mar 21, 2014 8:45am PDT

Animal Crossing: City Folk, the Wii version of the game that followed the hit DS version, was too much like prior games, and helped encourage the company to try more new ideas in New Leaf.


"I guess you don't play a lot of Nintendo games to be making that statement."

- Grape Flavor see all 5 comments

Animal Crossing: New Leaf has sold 7 million

By Steve Watts, Mar 20, 2014 9:00am PDT

Animal Crossing: New Leaf has now crossed 7 million copies sold worldwide, more than a year after its initial Japanese release.


"That's a a whole lot of sold games. Never really played an Animal Crossing game, but I keep ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 2 comments

Mighty No. 9 trailer reveals robots 1-8

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 20, 2014 12:00am PDT

The latest video showcasing Inafune's totally-not-Mega-Man game explains the title. If Beck is Mighty No. 9, who are numbers 1-8? Well, here's your answer.


"Probably because they wouldn't let him make a mega man game anymore. The killed every mega man ..."

- melkore see all 15 comments

How to Train Your Dragon 2 game coming to Wii, Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2014 9:45am PDT

DreamWorks Animation's upcoming How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be getting a console game adaptation from Torus Games.


"In this particular case the publisher is Little Orbit who doesn't have the resources of a Warner ..."

- Psydswipe see all 3 comments

Sonic Boom's first character redesigns were 'more alien and different'

By Steve Watts, Mar 17, 2014 8:15am PDT

Sonic Boom is making some bold revisions to Sonic and the gang, but earlier versions of the redesigns were even more radical and tempered by Sega's Sonic Team.


"Whenever I fire up Sonic 1, 2, 3 or Sonic CD I get immediately that great Sonic feeling. The ..."

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