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Layton’s Mystery Journey Is Coming to the 3DS in October

Layton’s Mystery Journey will be coming to the 3DS. The game is out today for cellphones, but Level 5 is working to bring the game to the West for 3DS too. The adventure/puzzle game Layton’s Mystery Journey will be coming to western 3DS systems in October. Level 5, creator of the Layton series, has given no specific day for the game’s release. The game is currently available worldwide on mobile phones. I’ve always been a fan of the Layton series…

 

Hey Pikmin! and Miitopia Commercials

Hey Pikmin! and Miitopia are both coming out on July 28th (with the New 2DS XL). Here are commercials for both games! Hey Pikmin! currently has a demo on the 3DS eshop. You should definitely check it out! I think this is going to be a really fun game. Here is the Miitopia commercial: Miitopia has two demos on the 3DS eshop: Miitopia and Miitopia: Casting Call. The first demo gives you a good look at what the actual game…

 

New Nintendo 2DS XL Launch Trailer

The New Nintendo 2DS XL is coming out next week. Check out this new launch trailer for the system! The New Nintendo 2DS XL will be out on July 28th. In my opinion, this system looks like the best version of the 3DS yet. The system is very sleek and slim. The screens are huge and the system’s colors, blue & black, look great. If you don’t care about 3D, then then the New 2DS XL looks like the best…

 
 

More Thoughts From Me #77: Another Look At RPG Maker FES

Not that long ago, I did a review of RPG Maker FES for the 3DS. The object of the game, of course, is to make rpgs. You can also download rpgs that other people have made and play them. Though, at the time I reviewed the game, there weren’t many rpgs to play yet. So I decided, for this column, to go back to the game and see if anybody came out with a cool rpg yet. Let’s take a…

 

New Handheld System, New Games from Nintendo This Month

The 3DS family is long from dead, and although many out on the Internet are thinking it's curtains for one of Nintendo's most successful consoles, Nintendo continues to support the platform with new games, and yes, even a new system that will be out this month. Check out these new offerings from Nintendo, and let us know if you plan on picking any of them up!

 

Hey Pikmin! Demo Impressions

Yesterday, Nintendo released a demo of Hey Pikmin! on the 3DS eshop. I downloaded the demo and played it. Today I want to give you my impressions. Is the Hey Pikmin! demo any good? Hey Pikmin! is a different take on the Pikmin franchise. Normally, Pikmin is firmly in the real time strategy genre. Hey Pikmin! changes up the formula. The demo of Hey Pikmin! (out now) includes three levels for players to check out. These levels place this game…

 
 

Great Support for 2DS/3DS From Nintendo

Nintendo generally always has a good pulse on what the audience thinks about their products, and often will adjust course to meet those high expectations. I strongly feel like that is why we got the Nintendo Switch when we did, and also the reason why Nintendo continues to support the 2DS and 3DS despite the Switch beginning to encroach on that on-the-go Nintendo territory. We know all about the Switch and what support it has, but what about the 3DS. Well, for those fans, things are looking ...

 

Nintendo Winning 2017?

While other companies have had impressive years – Sony with Horizon Zero Dawn and a new Uncharted soon comes to mind – has anyone really had the year Nintendo has? I’d argue no, and based on what we are seeing, Nintendo is poised to finish 2017 very strong, and continue that success into 2018. Here are our points for why Nintendo gets the shiny trophy for this year! Launched the Nintendo Switch – Everyone was pretty skeptical of what Nintendo…

 

If You Build It: A Look At Chicken Wiggle For the 3DS

Chicken Wiggle will be coming out soon for the 3DS and the creators keep releasing new footage all the time. The latest footage comes in the form of two videos: one that shows off a level being created in the game and one that shows the level being played! Players will be able to create their own levels in Chicken Wiggle and these videos show off one type of level that can be created. Please check out the creation video…

 
 

Hey! PIKMIN – Introduction Trailer

Hey! PIKMIN comes out on July 28th for the 3DS. Nintendo UK has released a new trailer for the game today. Please check out the trailer and then come back for my impressions of the video. Hey! PIKMIN looks fantastic. The graphics look great and there appears to be a lot of strategy to the game. The different types of Pikmin look really cool and will come in handy for puzzle solving, defeating enemies, and collecting stuff. My favorite moment…