Archive for the ‘Nintendo DS’ Category

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are at it again. Yes. Again. Are they ever happy? On Monday, the controversial organization issued a press release attacking iconic Nintendo mascot Mario for wearing a ‘Tanooki’ suit in his latest adventure, the Nintendo 3DS game Super Mario 3D Land, which hit shelves on Sunday. “Tanooki may be just a “suit” in Mario games, but by wearing the skin of an   Read More ...

This week on the Nintendo Download, its a kid oriented week. Balloon Kid from the original Game Boy makes its debut on on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS. For Wii Ware (Nintendo Wii) we have the release of Gnomz: Welcome to the world of Gnomz, an exciting new arcade fighter for the WiiWare service. Battle in 25 action-packed arenas and discover magical power-ups, flying elephants, rainbows and glowing reindeer.   Read More ...

Straight from 2k Play, Nicktoons MLB is now available in stores for the Xbox 360 (Kinect support), Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS. The Nicktoons animated all stars line up was brewing up for months as gamers were able to vote who would be in the line up on www.2kplayball.com in The Showdown, a special online video game simulation based on one of the game’s modes. It’s fastball versus stinkball in   Read More ...

Coming this holiday season, Activision has announced DreamWorks Super Star Kartz. DreamWorks Super Star Kartz is a compilation of 14 characters from DreamWorks Animation from Shrek, Madagascar, How to Train Your Dragon and Monsters Vs. Aliens into a new kart racing game similar to that of Mario Kart. You’ll race as your favorite characters as you jump, speed, and boost your way through wild courses. Racers can put the pedal   Read More ...

Today Traveler’s Tales Games and Warner Bros Interactive have announced the development of Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7.  If you’re wondering, yes this will be the follow up to the previously released Lego Harry Potter years 1-4. The game looks to have a target release window of Q4 2011. Based on the last three Harry Potter books and final four films, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 takes players through Harry   Read More ...

Forgive the excitement, but folks Mega Man X has finally hit the Virtual Console shop today! This should bring back memories for any gamer like myself in the days of the Super Nintendo. The game originally hit the SNES back in 1994 and is considered one of the classic titles of the decade at the time of the 16-bit era. Aside from that, however, here are other titles that might   Read More ...

While the above trailer looks eerily like a new Professor Layton title, it is not.  It is a completely different title for the 3DS, Doctor Lautrec & The Forgotten Knights. Coming from Konami, the game has you playing as an archaeologist from 19th century Paris known as Doctor Lautrec. The game looks to include puzzles as well as RPG-like battles. Look for the game to hit this summer on the   Read More ...

Nintendo announced this morning that an official release date has been set for the upcoming remake of the Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D. The game is set to hit store shelves on June 19th in the States. The game will feature updated graphics, new gameplay elements, especially thanks to the touch screen on the 3Ds. It also appears the game will also have newly implemented motion controls as   Read More ...

Just yesterday, Nintendo released to North American shores the 5th generation Pokemon titles for the Nintendo DS, Pokemon Black and White. There is an entire new set of more then a 150 Pokemon to catch this time around. Along with new features like changing seasons which only certain Pokemon will appear. The games features also include Triple Team Battles and Rotation Battles. Those with a broadband internet connection will be   Read More ...

Trust me, I didn’t make up that topic title for today, that was all courtesy of Nintendo. This week’s Nintendo Download consists of several DSi titles yet again as well as a few demos and one Virtual Console title from the NES. Here’s the breakdown for you. Wii Ware Spot the Differences! (500 Wii Points) Demos: Lit and Urbanix (remember demos are free to download) Virtual Console S.C.A.T [NES]: (1-2   Read More ...

Nintendo has given yet another reason for gamers to get out for an early copy of the newest release in the Pokemon saga, Black and White. Those who purchase the games from its March 6th launch till April 10th and use the games’ mystery gift function between those dates will receive a Liberty Pass. This will allow them access on-board a special boat somewhere in the games that will take   Read More ...

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Chart Track has released this week’s UK gaming sales chart: 1. DEAD SPACE 2 (EA GAMES) 2. LITTLEBIGPLANET 2 (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) 3. FIFA 11 (EA SPORTS) 4. ASSASSIN’S CREED: BROTHERHOOD (UBISOFT ) 5. CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS (ACTIVISION) 6. JUST DANCE 2 (UBISOFT) 7. NEED FOR SPEED: HOT PURSUIT (EA GAMES) 8. WII FIT PLUS (NINTENDO) 9. ART ACADEMY (NINTENDO) 10. JUST DANCE (UBISOFT)

Nintendo has unveiled some sales data for their 2010 games, with Donkey Kong Country Returns being a stand out surprise in the mix. The game managed to achieve a high 4.21 million global sales. Kirby’s Epic Yarn managed to get 1.38 million sales in Japan and the US so far, which is pretty good considering is yet to be released in Europe. Super Mario Galaxy 2 has sold 6.15 million   Read More ...

Nintendo has released a new financial report, detailing the Wii and DS’ total sales to date. As of 31st December 2010, the DS (all models) has sold 144.59 million units globally and the Wii has sold 84.64 million units globally. Nintendo believes they can shift four million 3DS systems by the end of March and 15 million game sales in the same period.

Chart Track has released this week’s UK gaming sales chart: 1. LITTLEBIGPLANET 2 (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) 2. CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS (ACTIVISION) 3. JUST DANCE 2 (UBISOFT) 4. FIFA 11 (EA SPORTS) 5. ASSASSIN’S CREED: BROTHERHOOD (UBISOFT) 6. WII FIT PLUS (NINTENDO) 7. MASS EFFECT 2 (EA GAMES) 8. KINECT SPORTS (MICROSOFT) 9. GRAN TURISMO 5 (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) 10. NEED FOR SPEED: HOT PURSUIT (EA GAMES)

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