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Free-to-play Rusty's Real Deal Baseball announced for 3DS

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2014 2:19pm PST

Today during its Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo announced a unique take on free-to-play with Rusty's Real Deal Baseball.


"The baseball game might become big in Japan, and perhaps USA. Europe won't give a damn, ..."

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New game releases of February 10-16

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 09, 2014 9:00am PST

Next week will find see the end of the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy, when Lightning Returns launches on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Other new releases include Llamasoft's TxK, the Xbox 360 edition of World of Tanks, Far Cry Classic, Metal Slug 3 for PC, and an Early Access ver...


"I'm so excited to finally play Dead State. I've always wanted to play a zombie role-playing game ..."

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Shovel Knight uses 3DS StreetPass for five-second battles

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2014 4:30pm PST

Shovel Knight will take advantage of the Wii U and 3DS' capabilities by incorporating Miiverse and StreetPass features.


"This game will very likely be close to a day one perch. Just to decide which version to get, ..."

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Nintendo considering mergers and acquisitions, says president

By Steve Watts, Feb 03, 2014 6:20am PST

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says the company is considering mergers and acquisitions as an option for its strategy going forward, following a financial report that showed Wii U still floundering.


"Well some of us do still give a shit because every mario game is fun"

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New game releases of February 3-9

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 02, 2014 7:00am PST

Pinch, punch, first new releases of the month! (Check your retailer's returns policy.) We'll see the launch of Fable Anniversary, Bravely Default, Jazzpunk, The LEGO Movie Videogame, Outlast on PS4, Dustforce on PlayThings, and oodles more.


"I actually have pictures from my bikini shoot. Will you vote for them? I will send more sexy ..."

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate hits 3DS in early 2015

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 27, 2014 6:00am PST

Monster Hunter 4 has been out in Japan since September 2013, so when's it coming westward? Never, is the answer. However, we will see the revamped version Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, which Capcom announced over the weekend will arrive "early 2015" in North America. Series pro...


"Since it's taking two years to make the Ultimate version and to have it appear in the western ..."

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New game releases of January 27-February 2

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 26, 2014 8:00am PST

The new game drought is finally over, as next week will shower beautiful games down upon us. We'll see Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for next-gen consoles, the wriggly Octodad: Dadliest Catch, dogfighting FPS Strike Vector, the official launch of Double Fine's Broken Age, ...


"Ohh one more thing...Fov slider ftw!!! This is a real pc game fakes!!"

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Shovel Knight digs up a March 31 release date

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 22, 2014 4:30pm PST

Shovel Knight is digging into a March 31 release on PC, Wii U, and 3DS and has unearthed a brand new trailer.


"Titanfall, inFamous: Second Son, probably other shit I'm forgetting."

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Nintendo 3DS software sales up 45% in 2013

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2014 8:30am PST

Nintendo boasted today that the 3DS had a successful 2013, with a 45% increase in software sales over 2012. Lifetime sales of the system itself passed 11.5 million last year in the United States.


"Now, if you think the story sucked in Metroid: Other M, think about how much it would suck if ..."

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Yoshi's New Island hatches March 14

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2014 6:50am PST

Nintendo has announced that Yoshi's New Island will release on March 14.


"Ahhhhghh, Nintendo of Europe hasn't said a word about this and Kirby 3DS. Really hope both of ..."

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RPG-sports game Inazuma Eleven coming to North America

By Steve Watts, Jan 08, 2014 2:45pm PST

Level-5's RPG/sports hybrid Inazuma Eleven is coming to North America in the first quarter of this year, a Nintendo release calendar has revealed.


"Would love to have a 3DS package that had all the three Inazuma Eleven games on one cartridge. ..."

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Toki Tori dev cut back to two members in 'reboot'

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 08, 2014 7:30am PST

"Turns out we aren't as good at selling games as we thought!" Dutch studio Two Tribes has earnestly stated, boldly declaring "It's time for a radical change!" The developer behind games including Toki Tori and Edge has laid off all but two members--its two co-founders--and i...


"Have all their games in Steam and Rush on Wii U. Really great developer, shame they had to ..."

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New game releases of January 6-12

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 06, 2014 6:00am PST

The first full week of 2014 brings a respectable lineup of new releases, including Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's PC edition, the PS4 port of Don't Starve, Chibi-Robo! Photo Finder, an Early Access version of the Dismount series' latest wacky physics murder sim, and more.


Pokemon Bank delayed by Nintendo Network downtime

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 30, 2013 6:00am PST

The flood of people turning on their shiny new Wii Us and 3DSs at Christmas made Nintendo's online network struggle, and the company ultimately took it down for a spot of maintenance. Unfortunately, this hiccup has also delayed the launch of the Pokémon Bank and Poké Trans...


"Whaa? Does anything get transfer over to the full game when bought? "

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Bravely Default producer wants to release a game 'at least once a year'

By Steve Watts, Dec 24, 2013 8:00am PST

Bravely Default producer Tomoyo Asano says he'd like to "release a game for the Bravely series at least once a year."


"When is annualizing game development ever a good thing? (besides sports games, of course) ..."

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