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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Is Getting Unique Crossover DLC In Japan Next Month

The update to Animal Crossing New Leaf has created a lot of interest in the title again. I never stopped playing the game myself, however I have been playing it a lot more since the update. I especially love the new campground that’s been added to the game. I’m a huge fan of the van animals! And so, I have to admit, I’m very jealous of the new crossover dlc that Japan will be getting next month. Next month, a…

 

Wii U on 3DS: What Games do We Want?

The power of the New 3DS is truly remarkable for a handheld, and as we move towards the launch of yet another Wii U game on the 3DS console, we began to ask ourselves: What other Wii U games would we like to see on the 3DS? Let's explore a few shall we!

 

Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World 3DS Demo Thoughts

Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World will be coming out on the 3DS in February. However, Nintendo gave us a surprise today! A demo for the 3DS eshop was release today. Here are my thoughts on the demo. Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World looks amazing on the 3DS. From the moment I started playing the demo for the game, my jaw was on the floor. The animation and gameplay looked and played just as good as it did on the Wii…

 
 

Yoshi Wholly World on 3DS is Important

It's not often that I say a video game is incredibly important, unless it touches on specific social issues or world injustices, but purely from a video game stand point, I think the release of Poochy and Yoshi's Wholly World on the 3DS is incredibly important for Nintendo in three specific ways: first, it highlights the desire from fans to see popular Wii U games get ported to the 3DS; second, it shows that Nintendo still has plans for the 3DS in 2017; and finally, that there are still ...

 

More Thoughts From Me Fire Emblem Edition: Echoes of the Past and Future

When Nintendo announced that there would be a Direct this week for Fire Emblem, I tried not to set my hopes too high. It was very likely that only Fire Emblem Warriors and maybe that Fire Emblem mobile game would be shown. This week, we found out the mobile title would indeed be shown. I was still trying my hardest not to get excited about today’s direct, however I was secretly hoping that we’d get a new 3DS game. As…

 

Fire Emblem Direct Tomorrow

Last week, we found out that Nintendo would be holding a Fire Emblem Direct. It was thought then that Nintendo would only be showing off the upcoming Fire Emblem Warriors for the Switch. Now we know that more than one title will be shown during the Direct. In fact, we know about one other “game” that will be shown during the Direct. Find out about that below. I will also offer some speculation as to what else might be shown.…

 
 

More Thoughts From Me #52: Play & Learn

This More Thoughts From Me is about Edutainment games. You can and should learn from video games. Its great to have a fun game that has  an entertaining story. We all want that escape from reality. Fun is important. But why can’t you, sometimes at least, have fun and learn something too? Most people seem to think of Edutainment as a genre for kids. Many of these games are, in fact, designed for little kids. Some, such as Brain Age,…

 

Farming Simulator for Nintendo Switch Revealed, 18 on Vita and 3DS

After having enticed millions of players on PC and consoles, Farming Simulator comes back in 2017 with exciting new announcements. First of all, the most complete Farming Simulator experience makes a grand return on PlayStation®Vita system and Nintendo 3DS™ as Farming Simulator 18. Developed by GIANTS Software, Farming Simulator 18 brings a load of new features for virtual farmers to harvest fields in the palms of their hands!

 

Tonight is the Night: Nintendo Switch Presentation

We will have LOTS of coverage of the Nintendo Switch over the next few months leading up to the launch of the system, and we will be working closely with Nintendo of Canada to make sure all the important information is front and centre for you the reader. That includes a full system review, and game reviews right around launch day. It all really begins tonight, however, with the long presentation from Nintendo which you will able to see at 8 PM PT, 10 Central, and 11 Eastern on Nintendo's ...

 
 

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Announced for Nintendo Switch (and more!)

Yacht Club Games announced today that Shovel Knight will be making it way to Nintendo Switch! They will also be updating the game in various ways across multiple platforms. Shovel Knight started out as a Nintendo Wii U and 3DS exclusive game. It has since moved on to other consoles and will be adding yet another one soon: the Nintendo Switch! Yacht Club Games will be renaming Shovel Knight as Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove. They say that players will be…