Archive for November, 2014

This Week in Games: “Sometimes Treasure Trackers Just Need A Break” Edition

November 30th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker 00

There are only three games coming out this week, and all of them are from Nintendo: NES Remix Pack, Ultimate NES Remix and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.

Remember, as revealed in the latest Nintendo Minute, if you have save data from Super Mario 3D World on your Wii U, you’ll get early access to some bonus levels in Captain Toad. Normally, they would be unlocked by completing challenges and gathering collectibles.

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New Bravely Second Villains Revealed in Jump Magazine

November 29th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Bravely Second Jump 00

The latest issue of Jump magazine introduced two of Bravely Second‘s new villains.

Emperor Oblivion is a masked leader of a powerful military force, who used the world’s Orthodoxy and Principality Peace Signing Ceremony as an opportunity to abduct Bravely Default‘s heroine Agnès.

At his side is Anne, a black-clad fairy who apparently has a “relentless side.”

A demo for the game is planned for release in Japan very soon.

Source: Cubed3

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Nintendo Ending Production of the 3DS XL in Japan

November 28th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

3DS LL Discontinuation

Nintendo will begin phasing out the 3DS XL in Japan. The official 3DS hardware page was recently updated with messages confirming production on all currently available 3DS XL models will end soon.

However, it appears that special edition models, like the Monster Hunter 4 and Yo-Kai Watch ones may still be available.

The decision to stop making the XL is likely to encourage sales of the New 3DS XL. With the New 3DS line not out in North America, it’s currently unknown whether this production change will affect availability of the XL in the region.


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eShop Thursday: “Unhygenic Barrel Food” Edition

November 27th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Mighty Final Fight

Happy Thanksgiving from Nine Inch Sandwich! We hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday filled with food cooked with love… and not found in a barrel on the street.

Nintendo is recently opened a Turkey Fest community on Miiverse, where they’re posting various polls and challenges. They’re also holding an online tournament for Mario Kart 8, featuring the newly-released DLC pack 1. The tournament code is: 2593-0985-4929.

Also, Nintendo is discounting 10 Wii U and 3DS eShop games by up to 30 percent beginning today and continuing on until December 2 as part of their eShop Cyber Deals promotion.

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Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Sales Top 3 Million Copies Worldwide

November 26th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Omega Ruby Promo Art

The newly-released Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remakes have sold more than 3.04 million units worldwide in only three days, according to sales numbers released by The Pokémon Company. Japan alone accounts for more than 1.5 million of those units.

The figures count the Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby dual pack, but don’t include digital sales of the game.

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby launched worldwide on November 21, except in Europe, where the game was delayed until November 28. Another jump in sales is expected when the games launch.

Source: Famitsu [via Kotaku]

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Sells Nearly Half A Million Units in Three Days

November 25th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U NA Box

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is now the fastest-selling Wii U game in the U.S., selling more than a combined 490,000 units during its launch weekend in the eShop and at retail.

The title was previously held by Mario Kart 8, which sold 1.2 million units worldwide (Nintendo never released U.S. launch sales figures for the game).

Source: Press Release

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Atlus Announces Etrian Odyssey V

November 24th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

A fifth game in the Etrian Odyssey series (not counting the remakes of the first two games) is in the works. Developer Atlus announced the game earlier today with the release of a teaser trailer and the launch of the game’s official website.

No platform or release date have been announced. However, the series has been exclusive to the DS and 3DS so far.

Source: Siliconera

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This Week in Games: “Etrian Odyssey: Persona Edition” Edition

November 23rd, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Persona Q Aigis

Worlds collide this Tuesday with the launch of Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth for the 3DS. Not only do the Persona 3 and 4 universes crossover with each other, they also get caught up with some of the gameplay elements from Atlus’ other franchise: Etrian Odyssey.

Other than Persona Q, the Wii version of Penguins of Madagascar is the only game coming out this week.

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Mewtwo Smash Bros. DLC Will Be Available for Purchase in the Future

November 22nd, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Mewtwo Smash DLC

Contrary to what we’ve been hearing before, Nintendo confirmed to GameSpot that Mewtwo will eventually go on sale as a paid DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS.

People who purchase and register both versions of the game with Club Nintendo, however, will still be able to get Mewtwo for free, in addition to the free game soundtrack CDs.

The company hinted at the possibility of Mewtwo becoming paid content in the rules and restriction at the bottom of the Super Smash Bros. soundtrack CD and DLC offer page.

No price has been set for Mewtwo, but it will become available for download in Spring 2015. Aside from this, Nintendo has no other plans for paid DLC for Super Smash Bros.

Source: GameSpot

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Pictures of Hyrule Warriors’ “Twilight Princess” DLC Content

November 21st, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Hyrule Warriors Postman Link

So the familiar character costume Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma hinted would be coming to Hyrule Warriors turns out to be the Postman. He did say it may make you say “Wow!” and it seems like he’s right.

Just. Wow.

Never thought we’d see the day Link donned some plum smugglers. broke down all the content in the upcoming Twilight Princess DLC pack and uploaded pictures of all the new stuff, including the new playable character.

In addition to the new character and Postman Link, Zelda will get a new costume that turns her into Ordon Village’s Ilia, along with a new weapon: the Dominion Rod. Lastly, there will be a new Adventure Mode map, giving you more missions to wade through.

The Twilight Princess pack comes out on November 27 for $7.99.


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