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Wii U in 2014: games to look forward to

By Robert Workman, Feb 17, 2014 1:00pm PST

Wii U has failed to capture the attention that its predecessor has. However, Nintendo isn't ready to give up the fight just yet--and, for that matter, neither should Wii U owners.


"Well I do appreciate that you can list the entire library in one line. It's certainly a space ..."

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First GBA Virtual Console games for Wii U announced

By Robert Workman, Feb 13, 2014 2:57pm PST

Earlier this year, Nintendo confirmed that it would begin bringing Game Boy Advance games to the Wii U's eShop, enabling users to expand their game...


"I've never played advance wars, explain to me why it's awesome."

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Weapon Shop de Omasse brings series to U.S. this month

By Robert Workman, Feb 13, 2014 2:55pm PST

As part of its Nintendo Direct announcements today, the company confirmed that it would be bringing the GUILD series to the U.S. for the first time...


"I'll be honest, being a blacksmith in an RPG is a pretty interesting idea. I might look into this."

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Retro City Rampage DX crashing onto 3DS tomorrow

By Robert Workman, Feb 05, 2014 3:00pm PST

After making a violent splash on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PS Vita over a year ago, Retro City Rampage will soon be raising a ruckus on...


"Would love to get this, damn that I got it already on PC. The new features do sound like a ..."

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Mighty Bomb Jack and Life Force headline this week's eShop update

By Steve Tyminski, Jan 24, 2014 4:30pm PST

Every Thursday, Nintendo offers new digital content for Wii U and 3DS through its eShop.


"Shin Megami Tensei 4 is taking forever to arrive to Europe. All the while in the mean time USA ..."

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Comic Studio app for Nintendo 3DS coming to America

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 14, 2014 10:30am PST

Comic Studio is a 3DS eShop app that lets users make comics on their Nintendo handheld.


"Hopefully this and Chibi Robo 3DS eShop game will come to Europe as well."

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Steam, PlayStation, Nintendo online services struggle with high volume

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 25, 2013 2:30pm PST

Christmas means new toys for everyone and, as a result, high traffic volume is currently plaguing Steam, PlayStation Network, and the Nintendo eShop.


"Please, come back my beloved networks. I need to buy Super Mario 3d Land."

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3DS gets Nintendo Network and Miiverse support in next update

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 13, 2013 9:00am PST

The next Nintendo 3DS system update will bring Nintendo Network accounts to the handheld, Nintendo announced in today's Nintendo Direct presentation. This'll finally let people who own both a 3DS and Wii U combine their two separate eShop balances, and Miiverse is coming t'b...


"They really need to convert the vanilla Wii Shop to regular currency."

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Retro City Rampage coming to 3DS eShop

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 3:45pm PDT

One-man programming genius Brian Provinciano is at it again, porting his Retro City Rampage to yet another platform: 3DS


"Great to hear. Keep up the good work and support of real gaming."

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3DS StreetPass games brought in $4 million in a month

By Steve Watts, Aug 06, 2013 8:30am PDT

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says that after only a month on the eShop market, the four new 3DS StreetPass games have brought in $4 million.


More than 20 indie games expected for Wii U this year

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 02, 2013 9:30am PDT

Nintendo has been quiet about its plans for indie developers, but expects to see a growth of about 20-30 indie titles on the Wii U before the holiday season.


Nintendo taking quiet approach with indie plans

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 26, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Nintendo has taken a less-public approach with courting indie developers, a method that some indies are praising.


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Nintendo bars self-publishing from Japanese indie devs

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 24, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Nintendo is making a push to bring in more U.S. and European indie devs for their platforms, but look to be excluding Japanese indies.


"Would you have it any other way? Probably saw the huge list of pokémon clones and 'mods' ..."

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Pokemon dev jumps into self-publishing with solitaire horse-racing game

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 23, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Game Freak, developer of the massively popular Pokemon series, is finally self-publishing a game. And it's bizarre.


"They're testing the rope made from bedsheets before their actual escape."

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Nintendo offers credit for adding funds to Wii U eShop

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 23, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Nintendo wants you to buy their games digitally. So, they've launched yet another generous eShop promo--this time, for Wii U. From now through July 28, you can receive a bonus for funding your eShop account.


"So, if you have the deluxe promotion deal that means for every 50 dollars spent you actually get ..."

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