Relive The Past With Nintendo Classic Mini

They say that everything old is eventually new again and today proves that with the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Mini, or the NES Mini for short. This little system lets you play 30 classic NES titles, across a range of genres. The Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System features 30 titles from Nintendo’s iconic NES console such as Donkey Kong, Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, and Super Mario Bros. 3. Each title can be displayed at 60Hz via the included HDMI cable. Players can display the action in the 4:3 aspect ratio used by the original NES … Continue reading Relive The Past With Nintendo Classic Mini

Switch Reactions – Tantalus & Straight Right

With Nintendo taking the covers off the Switch, fans are hungry to know more about the system and just what games we might be able to play on it. While almost everyone who has anything to do with Switch has gone radio silent on the projects, I have been reaching out to get some thoughts from developers to see what they think. This time, Tom Crago, CEO of Tantalus and Straight Right studios, took the time to answer my questions. As a gamer, what is your personal reaction to Switch?It was great to see it finally announced, after all the … Continue reading Switch Reactions – Tantalus & Straight Right

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Sets Sail January 21

Nintendo and Square Enix have announced that on January 21st Nintendo 3DS owners will be able to set sail for adventure when Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is released. The story begins when a jester, Dhoulmagus, comes to Castle Trodain and steals the King’s sceptre. He then uses its power to turn his majesty into a troll, the Princess into a horse, and the castle inhabitants into plants. The only one left unscathed from this attack is a castle guard who escaped the curse and must now step up to save the kingdom he’s sworn to protect. … Continue reading Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Sets Sail January 21

Animal Crossing New Leaf Gets A New Update

Nintendo announced last week, just what the new update to Animal Crossing New Leaf will bring to players, amongst which will be amiibo support. This update to the classic Animal Crossing: New Leaf game adds the new RV campground area, which opens up a whole neighbourhood of fun new possibilities for all players. And those who own Animal Crossing amiibo figures or amiibo cards can have even more fun in their town. All kinds of things are possible with amiibo! Depending on which one of the 16 Animal Crossing amiibo figures or the hundreds of Animal Crossing amiibo cards is … Continue reading Animal Crossing New Leaf Gets A New Update

Nintendo @ PAX Australia 2016

Nintendo were once again at PAX Australia, this time they were not showing off anything to special, sorry folks, no Switch on display here, but they did have the latest releases of Paper Mario Color Splash and Yo-Kai Watch 2 available to play. Of course, as always they had their trusty stage, with rounds of Super Mario Maker, Super Smash Bros for Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and more. Each time those games came on, people would sit and watch as players of all ages battled for the victory. While there was not a lot of games, the booth had … Continue reading Nintendo @ PAX Australia 2016

Yo-Kai Watch 2 – Review

Yo-Kai Watch is a series that took Japan by storm and while the series has not taken off in the west, like some had hoped it would, the games are still proving to be fun and now that Yo-Kai Watch 2 Bony Spirits and Fleshy Souls is out, does the fun continue. Getting this out of the way first, no matter the version of the game you get, Bony Spirits or Fleshy Souls, you are getting the same game, with some Yo-Kai only being available in one game over the other, very much like Pokemon has been doing. The game … Continue reading Yo-Kai Watch 2 – Review

Nintendo To Announce More Switch Details On January 13

Just as I hit submit on a Nintendo Switch piece, Nintendo Australia announced that we will learn more details on January 13th at a media event, which is set to take place in Tokyo.  In a presentation to financial analysts today in Tokyo, Nintendo Co., Ltd. president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that further details regarding the company’s new Nintendo Switch home gaming system will be shared in the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017, a live presentation for invited media, analysts and trade partners in Tokyo on 13th January. This presentation will also be globally live-streamed online and will include the exact launch … Continue reading Nintendo To Announce More Switch Details On January 13

Switch Reactions – Image & Form

Now that Nintendo has formally announced the Nintendo Switch, I wanted to ask the first European developers to get the development kits, a few questions to see what they thought of it. Image & Form might not be a name you know, but you will know their excellent titles, Steamworld Dig and Steamworld Heist, both releasing first on Nintendo 3DS. Who better to speak to for answers though, than the CEO of the company, so my thanks to Brjann Sigurgeirsson, for taking the time to answer. Now that Nintendo have unveiled the Switch, what were your reactions when you first … Continue reading Switch Reactions – Image & Form

Companies Come Out In Force For Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Australia have released the official press release for our region, giving a list of developers and tech companies working with the Nintendo Switch. “I hope this first glimpse at Nintendo Switch has made our fans as excited as we are, and has captured their imagination with the possibilities and freedom of play it offers,” said Kamon Yoshimura, Managing Director of Nintendo Australia. Now it is important to note that the bottom section of the comanies listed are engine, physics, art program companies and the like, so while Epic Games is listed, it could be more than just Unreal Engine … Continue reading Companies Come Out In Force For Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Announced

Nintendo have taken the covers off the NX and it is now the Nintendo Switch. The machine will run on cartridges, as seen in the trailer, of course, the big news is that the controllers remove so you can take things on the go. “Nintendo Switch allows gamers the freedom to play however they like,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO, Nintendo of America. “It gives game developers new abilities to bring their creative visions to life by opening up the concept of gaming without boundaries.” There is even a list of developers working on it the system, to what … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Announced