eShop Thursday: “Wonder, Wonder What’s in A Wonder Boy” Edition

April 20th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, Lizardcube’s remake of the 1989 Master System’s Wonder Boy III, is out on the Switch this week.

It should be perfectly fine to purchase in the U.S., unlike a certain chocolate treat that was only a choking hazard to dumb people who don’t pay attention to things or notice when something inedible is in their mouth.

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eShop Thursday: “The Bye Bye BOXBOY” Edition

April 13th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Don’t think it. Don’t say it. (And forget about that awful movie this tagline is based on).

The third and final game in the BOXBOY! series is out today. Unfortunately, Nintendo of America has not announced any plans to bring the Qbby amiibo that launched with the trilogy’s retail bundle in Japan.

However, the content that the amiibo unlocked, a Game Boy visual filter, is still accessible if players have save data from previous BOXBOY! games.

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eShop Thursday: “The Official Plural of LEGO is LEGO Bricks or LEGO Sets” Edition

April 06th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Does that mean multiple copies of LEGO City Undercover is LEGO Bricks City Undercover?

In any case, the game is available in the eShop this week.

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eShop Thursday: “Snake! A Snake! Oh, It’s A Snake” Edition

March 30th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Snake Pass, the first self-published title by Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed developers Sumo Digital, is out on the Switch this week. In addition to being a quirky puzzle-platformer, it also features a soundtrack by famed ex-Rare composer David Wise.

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eShop Thursday: “Better Than Golden Tee” Edition

March 23rd, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

The Switch gets the arcade classic Neo Turf Masters this week, or as Nintendo puts it on the game’s details page: “The ultimate golf game! Meet glory in all the greatest courses around the world, and clear the Grand Slam!”

Mario Sports Superstars comes out in the 3DS eShop tomorrow, while Has-Been Heroes, the latest from the developers of Trine, makes its way to the Switch on Tuesday.

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eShop Thursday: “Merry Switchmas” Edition

March 02nd, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Nintendo is preparing the eShop for the Switch’s launch tomorrow. Almost every title getting a physical release will be available in the eShop, along with some digital-only exclusives.

Not to be overshadowed by the Switch’s debut, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns makes its way to the 3DS eShop and the TurboGrafx-16 games Dungeon Explorer and Neutopia drop onto the Wii U Virtual Console this week.

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eShop Thursday: “Maria is the Best Girl” Edition

February 23rd, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Harvest Moon 64 heads to the Wii U Virtual Console today. Just remember, there is only one correct choice when it comes to bachelorettes.

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eShop Thursday: “Gacha Emblem” Edition

February 02nd, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Fire Emblem Heroes is out now on iOS and Android. The game is free to play, but there are microtransactions in the form of Orbs, which are used to unlock new party members. Fortunately, Orbs can also be earned through regular play.

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eShop Thursday: “Martial Arts Master Rick Stalker” Edition

January 26th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Aside from a handful of martial arts-themed NES games on the Wii U Virtual Console, there is not much else going on in the eShop this week.

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eShop Thursday: “The Coolest Cinematic Gaming Experience” Edition

January 19th, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

There is never not a reason to share the infamous Star Fox 64 promo video Nintendo put out in the 90s. However, there is actually a good reason this week as Star Fox 64 makes its way to the Wii U Virtual Console.

While nowhere near as cheesy, Nintendo has kind of brought back goofy promos in recent years for things like the Nintendo Digital Event.

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