Nintendo DS News


New game releases of February 4-10

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 03, 2013 4:00pm PST

Next week will bring Dead Space 3, Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2, Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time, and, you know, this and that.


DreamRift co-founder: publisher piracy fears lead to unambitious games

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST

Is a pirated game truly a lost sale? Do some people buy games after playing a pirate copy? In a way, it doesn't really matter. The mere belief amongst some publishers that hardcore gamers are frightful pirates is why the DS and 3DS are given over to safe bets like licensed g...


"While you may not like Halo, Call of Duty, or the Grand Theft Autos of the world, others do, and ..."

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New game releases of January 7-13

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 06, 2013 10:30am PST

Bayonetta creator Platinum's multiplayer fighter Anarchy Reigns is the star of next week's new release list, which is otherwise pretty thin. We'll see tower defense Fieldrunners 2 and spaceship shooter Dawnstar both hit PC, Earth Defense Force 2017 invades Vita, and, well, n...


"Anarchy Reigns, about time. $30, looks fun and <3 Platinum games. "

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New game releases of December 24-30

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 23, 2012 2:15pm PST

For some reason or another, not one single new game is landing on store shelves next Tuesday. In fact, new releases are light all round next week. Puzzling! We'll receive a smattering of downloadable DS and 3DS games and... that's it.


"I guess they sided with the Mayans and decided why bother shipping anything."

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New game releases of December 17-23

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 16, 2012 6:00am PST

Only two new games are physically landing on store shelves next week, but virtual shelves will groan under the strain of new digital releases. We'll be getting Street Fighter X Mega Man, Knytt Underground, Double Fine's Kinect Party, Zombie Driver HD, and loads more.


"I hope Capcom threw the creator of MMxSF a little bit of dough since they're throwing their name ..."

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New game releases of December 10-16

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 09, 2012 6:00am PST

Next week's another quiet one for new releases as we head into the holidays, but a few items of interest are coming out. We'll see sandbox build-o-FPS Ace of Spades, Darkfall: Unholy Wars, Grasshopper's Black Knight Sword, Big Sky Infinity, Tale of Tales' latest, and a few m...


"This ace of spades thing looks interesting. First I'd heard of it."

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New game releases of December 3-9

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 02, 2012 6:00am PST

Far Cry 3 arrives Stateside next week, having curiously already debuted in Europe, but things are quite quiet release-wise aside from Ubisoft's open-world murder simulator. We'll see DJMax Technika Tune, Guardians of Middle Earth, Primordia, and the small and unexciting seco...


New game releases of November 26-December 2

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 26, 2012 1:30pm PST

The pre-holidays rush of new releases is slowing to a trickle, but it's still pretty juicy. This week will bring Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition, the PC edition of Super Hexagon, Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault, some classic Sega fighting games, and a few more.


"You shut your dirty whore mouth or I'll stick my fingers up your bum mate!"

- kaijuseijin see all 6 comments

New game releases of November 19-25

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST

We're almost through the roster of pre-holiday big-hitters, but next week will be another good'un for new releases. We'll see Hitman: Absolution, Persona 4 Golden, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, PlanetSide 2, the PC editions of Scribblenauts Unlimited and Assassin's Cr...


New game releases of November 12-18

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST

What kind of a maniac game would try to launch in the same week as a brand new console, thinking it had any chance of being noticed? Well, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is having a go. Yes, next week is rather quiet aside from the stomping great games monsters that are Cod Blops...


"The Wii U seems to have one of the best launch game lineups of any system, but with the economy ..."

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New game releases of November 5-11

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 06, 2012 8:15am PST

Lawks, will you look at that! This week brings that most rare and precious of new releases: a new PlayStation 2 game, in the form of PES 2013. Oh, and something named Halo 4 is coming out. It's probably popular if there are at least four, unless this is comedy The Naked Gun-...


"Cherry Tree High Comedy Club is pretty neat (it's already out everywhere except Steam). Nyu ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 2 comments

New game releases: October 29-November 4

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT

This week's groaning with new releases, including Assassin's Creed III, the side-game AC3: Liberation, Natural Selection 2, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Okami HD, portable versions of LEGO The Lord of the Rings, Painkiller Hell & Damnation, and so many more.


"Any of y'all picking up Natural Selection 2? I've owned it for like a year now but have put a ..."

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New game releases: October 15-21

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 14, 2012 6:00am PDT

Next week's another busy one for new releases as we barrel through the holiday season, which apparently began in September this year. We'll see 007 Legends, DOOM 3 BFG Edition, Mark of the Ninja's PC version, the long-awaited XBLA edition of Serious Sam 3, Dance Central 3, a...


"Is Doom 3 BFG Edition only available retail? I can't find it on Steam."

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New game releases: October 8-14

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 07, 2012 10:00am PDT

Oh, what a treat next week will be! Dishonored and XCOM: Enemy Unknown finally arrive, delivering a delightful taste of classic genres in shiny modern clothes. They look pretty flipping good, all right. We'll also receive Retro City Rampage, the PS3 editions of Machinarium a...


"I was hoping RE6 would be vanilla Ice cream flooded in pepsi and coco pops... that would be ..."

- InfernoAblaze see all 9 comments

New game releases: October 1-7

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 01, 2012 6:00am PDT

This week brings a big bag of new releases, including the console editions of Resident Evil 6, multiplayer medieval murderfest War of the Roses, NBA 2K13, and Pokemon Black & White Version 2.


"War of The Roses is great now that I don't have any performance issues and can actually fight ..."

- Haku-Jin see all 5 comments