Posts Tagged ‘Wii U’
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Natsume Changes Mind, Releases Harvest Moon 64…On Wii U

by Peter Paltridgeon February 20, 2017
Out of nowhere, Natsume has announced Harvest Moon 64 for the Wii U Virtual Console. This was one of the most demanded N64 games that has never been available before, and it’s coming ONE WEEK before Nintendo puts the Wii U to bed and launches their next console, the Switch. Questions abound: why now? Why […]

SMT/Fire Emblem Crossover Gets New Name, Release Date

by Peter Paltridgeon March 3, 2016
Periodically we hear something about a crossover game between Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem, about as often as we hear about Bigfoot sightings. This time, however, it can’t get more concrete than this: we have a finalized English name and a release date for the summer. It is definitely on the way! Newly translated […]

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Mother 3 Rumors Running Rampant

by Peter Paltridgeon February 5, 2016
There have been rumors, but nothing like this. Everyone seems to be certain we’re just one announcement away from confirmation that Nintendo is putting out Mother 3, aka the third Earthbound title, officially in English on the Virtual Console. Unlike every other irresponsible news outlet on the Web, we’re not going to say to your […]
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Critics Are Impressed With Xenoblade Chronicles X

by Peter Paltridgeon November 30, 2015
We’ve got three days until the sequel to Xenoblade Chronicles goes on sale. The embargo has been lifted for reviews, and they’re all positive, though flaws are admitted. Phil Kollar of Polygon scored it a 7 out of 10 and said, “Xenoblade Chronicles X finds itself in a constant struggle between scale and bloat. When […]

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Witcher 3 Leads In 2015 Game Awards Nominations

by Peter Paltridgeon November 13, 2015
The 2015 Game Awards takes place on December 3, and the list of nominees was released today. Of all the titles eligible this year, The Witcher 3 leads the pack with a total of seven nominations, including the all-important Game of the Year category. Fallout 4, Bloodborne, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and […]

Fire Emblem, Xenoblade, OG Pokemon, And Other Nintendo Direct Revelations

by Peter Paltridgeon November 12, 2015
Nintendo held their first live Nintendo Direct since the death of Satoru Iwata this afternoon at 2 Pacific. Most of what was covered were games we already knew about, except now most of them have release dates. Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam comes January 22. Star Fox Zero is slated for April 22. Pokken Tournament […]

Two New Trailers For Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem Now Live

by Peter Paltridgeon October 7, 2015
Later this year, at least in Japan, the worlds of Atlus’s Shin Megami Tensei and Nintendo’s Fire Emblem will merge in one Wii U game. We still don’t know much, other than the gameplay will be completely different from what’s typically expected of either series. How’d you like a new trailer for the game? How’d […]

Atlus Announces “Cryamore” For 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon September 16, 2015
RPG publisher Atlus has announced a new title for digital release: Cryamore, by the indie development studio NostalgiCO. Cryamore was brought to life through a Kickstarter campaign in February 2013 that raised $240,000 (out of a $60,000 funding goal). Since then, like most ambitious indie games of its type, it’s had to struggle to stay […]

Fire Emblem-SMT Crossover Game Has Japanese Release Date

by Peter Paltridgeon September 11, 2015
The long-awaited crossover game between the worlds of Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei, after being teased for years, finally has a release date in Japan. Nintendo announced today the game would be released on December 26. Just in time for Christmas…..oh, wait. Nintendo also announced that there will be a deluxe limited edition package […]

Nintendo Announces Special Edition Of Xenoblade Chronicles X

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2015
Over the weekend Nintendo announced a sleek, sexy Special Edition of Xenoblade Chronicles X would be coming to North America. The announcement was made during Pax Prime. Just look what you get in addition to the game: a 100-page artbook, a matted art card featuring an illustration from artist Takashi Kojo, and the digital soundtrack […]