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Level 5 Wants To Bring Franchises To Wii U/NX

by Todd Blackon November 24, 2015
The backbone of any gaming platform, whether it’s handhelds or consoles, is being able to support it with titles from big name studios. For Nintendo, while it does this well for some of it’s platforms, it seems to struggle getting it for others. For example, while the 3DS is doing well, very well by many […]

Final Fantasy Explorers Promises Big Things, and Classic Character Appearances!

by Todd Blackon November 13, 2015
Square Enix and Nintendo have had a long history together, and in the latest Nintendo Direct, they revealed the newest endeavor from the Final Fantasy franchise to grace their handhelds. Final Fantasy Explorers, an RPG exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS, will have players embarking on a large and expansive journey. Yet, it will also harken […]

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Final Fantasy VII’s Cloud Official for Super Smash Bros.

by Jeffrey Harrison November 12, 2015
Nintendo officially announced in today’s edition of Nintendo Direct that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will be getting a special new playable character with the classic Final Fantasy hero Cloud Strife! You can check out the video announcement of Cloud for the game in the player below. Skip ahead to 42:10 of […]
The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes

The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes Sells Roughly 55,000 In Opening Week In Japan

by Todd Blackon November 2, 2015
Sales matter when it comes to games. But this especially becomes true when it comes to major franchises, regardless of whether they’re on the handhelds, mobile market, or high-end consoles. Take for example Legend of Zelda. It’s a franchise that has lasted decades without many failures, and it’s expected to sell across all regions. About a […]


New Nintendo CEO Believes They Can Top Wii and DS Sales

by Todd Blackon October 31, 2015
Nintendo has been going through a lot of transition of sorts this year. From the reveal that they’ve teamed up with mobile company DeNA to provide new gameplay experiences featuring their legendary IP’s to mobile gamers, to the reveal of the NX, and of course the loss of now former President Satoru Iwata, the company […]
My Nintendo

Nintendo Unveils First Mobile Game and New Membership Program

by Todd Blackon October 29, 2015
Nintendo dropped numerous bits of news about their upcoming mobile games, and the new membership system that will replace Club Nintendo. First up, (as translated by the Wall Street Journal) the first mobile game from Nintendo and DeNA is called Miitomo. It will be free to play, with other additions possible via paid downloads. It […]


Nintendo Will Reveal First Mobile Game Tomorrow, Will Have Direct Before Year’s End

by Todd Blackon October 28, 2015
Nintendo dropped many details today about the recent past and the future of Nintendo. As the second quarterly report came it, it revealed many interesting tidbits about the 3DS and Wii U. But also, the company shed some light on some things we can expect in the future. For sales, while the Wii U did […]
The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes

Director Hiromasa Shikata Talks Tri-Force Heroes

by Todd Blackon October 26, 2015
Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes, is easily one of the more bold directions the series has taken in its long run, mainly because it focuses more on co-op play than a single-player adventure. Talking with IGN,   Director Hiromasa Shikata talked about how numerous decisions were made about the gameplay through tests with gamers, such as […]