DS News


ThunderCats DS sharpens claws for August release

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 18, 2012 3:00pm PDT

One of the more overlooked titles on display at Namco Bandai's Global Gamers Day event was ThunderCats, an August-due DS side-scroller based on the popular cartoon series.


Amazing Spider-Man supports Move on PS3

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 8:00am PDT

The Amazing Spider-Man on PlayStation 3 will support the Move controller, though exact details on the functionality have yet to be disclosed.


Adventure Time game coming to DS

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 23, 2012 7:30am PDT

Unfortunately for fans, The Elder Scrolls VI: Adventure Time is not happening. But, at least there's a video game adaptation in the works.


"The studio working on it is actually pretty good at 2-D games, some I'm exited for it."

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Zuma's Revenge coming to Xbox 360

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 20, 2012 11:30am PDT

An enhanced version of the popular puzzle-shooter Zuma's Revenge is coming to Xbox Live Arcade, so says developer PopCap Games.


"Pretty cool to see a game you've worked on for a long time get announced :)."

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Battleship for Wii, 3DS, DS detailed

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2012 11:55pm PST

Activision detailed its plans for the Wii, 3DS, and DS version of Battleship today. These versions will be based on the board game with new power-ups and customizable modes.


Amazing Spider-Man features playable Stan Lee

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2012 1:15pm PST

Stan Lee will appear as a "playable character" in the next Amazing Spider-Man, he has revealed.


"Wouldn't you be if you got royalties from those big franchises? Sherman - "How do you sleep ..."

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Young Justice: Legacy multiplayer RPG coming 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 21, 2012 7:00am PST

Cartoon Network's popular Young Justice series is getting its first video game adaptation.


"guessing this is going to be an action rpg, maybe even dota-like. I guess you could say the ..."

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Mario 3DS games quickly overtook launch titles

By Steve Watts, Feb 09, 2012 5:00pm PST

An analytical look at Nintendo's 2011 sales numbers show Nintendo's first-party titles cleaning up, especially when Mario is involved, but third parties still lagging behind.


"Wait, the new original content beat shovelware and rehashes? HOLY SHIT GUYS."

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Battleship game is a naval strategy FPS

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 08, 2012 6:30am PST

Activision has announced that it will be making a licensed video game based on the upcoming movie adaptation of the Battleship board game.


"Yeah never really caught on for whatever reason. Perhaps if they used a modern theme it would ..."

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Two-thirds of handheld owners also have iOS device

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2012 1:45pm PST

Nielsen's annual report on gaming trends shows mobile and tablet devices on the rise, and contributing to an overall rise in gaming.


"Your headline isn't interpreting the data right. The tweet that I think you are getting it ..."

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Super Mario 3D Land sells 5 million, Zelda: Skyward Sword sells 3 million

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 27, 2012 5:30am PST

It's hard to believe Nintendo isn't profitable when you look at their software sales figures, with multiple million sellers from Mario, Zelda, and Kirby.


"Glad Skyward Sword did well, I think it was my GOTY in retrospect, beating Dark Souls oddly ..."

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Nintendo cuts March 2012 forecast, predicts loss

By Steve Watts, Jan 26, 2012 7:45am PST

Nintendo is forecasting a larger full-year loss than expected, and the company is expected to have its first full-year loss on an operating level.


"Hence the big change in strategy. Here's hoping the Wii U does well (though I don't think it ..."

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Dynasty Warriors: Pokemon originally pitched by Tecmo Koei

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 20, 2012 6:30am PST

Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition is an odd pairing of Nintendo's iconic kid-friendly franchise and Koei's feudal Japanese strategy series. But an even more bizarre collaboration was being considered: a Dynasty Warriors crossover game.


Nintendo: live TV, movies not 'provocative' enough to pursue

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 26, 2011 10:00am PST

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime downplays the importance of non-gaming features on systems, in spite of growing interest in video streaming on consoles.


"to me, its a sign that Nintendo is soon done with this system and is admitting that the quality ..."

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GameFly year end sale begins today

By Shack Staff, Dec 21, 2011 1:30pm PST

Shacknews' parent company GameFly is clearing out its warehouses, getting ready to stock up on next year's games. So, why not take advantage of some of their deals?


"Selling a used game after you've used an online code is scammy? The game plays without the code ..."

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