Nintendo News


Mega Man Zero re-released on Wii U as part of 'Mega Manniversary'

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2014 10:30am PST

Mega Man Zero, the first game of the acclaimed Game Boy Advance series, has made its way to the Wii U Virtual Console, as part of today's Mega Manniversary sale.


Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate latest crossover includes Street Fighter 2 challengers

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2014 8:00am PST

Capcom's Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate has been increasing its amount of game-related cameos every month. This month, they're adding Street Fighter 2's Blanka and Chun-Li to the mix.


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Shack Reels: What is an Amiibo?

By Shack Staff, Dec 12, 2014 3:00pm PST

Perhaps you've avoided all Amiibo news until now and have no idea what these strange Nintendo figures are or how they work. Let's have Andrew explain it all.


"I think I found it"

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Nintendo's amiibo now supported by third-party publishers

By Daniel Perez, Dec 12, 2014 7:45am PST

It appears Nintendo's amiibo is become quite popular as Bandai Namco has announced support for a number of figures.


Zelda Wii U gameplay shows vast open world

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2014 10:20pm PST

Nintendo designers Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma gave a brief gameplay walkthrough of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U during tonight's Game Awards, and dropped a sly hint about the next StarFox as well.


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Codename S.T.E.A.M. releasing on March 13, 2015 on Nintendo 3DS

By Daniel Perez, Dec 05, 2014 7:25pm PST

Codename S.T.E.A.M. finally has a release date, so get yourself ready for this rather interesting turn-based strategy game for the Nintendo 3DS.


Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Review: Can't Go Hoenn Again

By Dustin Quillen, Dec 03, 2014 2:00pm PST

The Pokemon series brings back two fan-favorites with Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby; but is the annual release schedule starting to wear thin for the venerable franchise? Our review.


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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS: The stages that didn't make it

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2014 11:00am PST

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS each have a robust representation of the series' best stages. So which ones didn't make the cut? Shacknews laments a few of those.


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Etrian Mystery Dungeon brings rougelike dungeon-crawling to 3DS this spring

By Daniel Perez, Dec 03, 2014 9:45am PST

Atlus has announced Etrian Mystery Dungeon will be making its way to the Nintendo 3DS in spring 2015.


Final Score: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

By Josh Hawkins, Dec 02, 2014 1:00pm PST

Does Captain Toad have what it takes to stand up to the gaming world on his own?


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Report: Nintendo expected to discontinue 3DS XL in Japan

By Daniel Perez, Dec 01, 2014 8:50am PST

According to Nintendo's Japanese website, it looks like the Nintendo 3DS XL's could be on its way out in the region.


Skylanders, Disney Infinity, or Amiibo: Which Should You Get This Holiday Season?

By Brittany Vincent, Nov 28, 2014 1:00pm PST

Between Skylanders: Trap Team, Disney infinity, and the Nintendo Amiibos, it's the season of NFC figures. But which ones give the best bang for the buck? Brittany Vincent breaks it all down for you.


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Hyrule Warriors DLC adds human Midna and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2014 12:00pm PST

The second Hyrule Warriors DLC is out now, just in time for Thanksgiving.


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PSA: Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 'Shiny Beldum' now available

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 25, 2014 10:30am PST

Those looking to add a fresh shiny to their Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire collection can do so right now.


Super Smash Bros. Wii U sells 490,000 in just three days

By Daniel Perez, Nov 25, 2014 6:35am PST

At this that rate, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has just become the fastest-selling Wii U game in the US.