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A Special 3DS Exclusive Nintendo Direct is Scheduled for September 1

  Posted on 8/30/2016 by Rial Johnson

A Special 3DS Exclusive Nintendo Direct is Scheduled for September 1

The Nintendo NX will not be revealed during this event! Nintendo wanted to make sure that that was very clear. Rather, a Nintendo Direct has been scheduled for September 1 that will focus on 3DS titles leading into the holiday season and final quarter of the year. Expect (but don't quote me on this) details on many upcoming RPGs like Yokai Watch, Dragon Quest VII, and, of course, Pokemon Sun and Moon. The 3DS Direct begi...

Gaming Reinvented is Hosting a Writing Contest That Could Land you Free Games

  Posted on 8/20/2016 by Rial Johnson

Gaming Reinvented is Hosting a Writing Contest That Could Land you Free Games

How would you like to win $200 worth of games of your choice? Our friends over at Gaming Reinvented are hosting a writing contest that might just land you that prize. All you need to do is write an original gaming related piece of content. This can be anything from articles, news stories, guides, walkthroughs, or other creative works. After joining the forums and submitting your piece, owner CM30 will judge your piece ba...

Metroid Prime: Federation Force: What You Need To Know

  Posted on 8/19/2016 by Kevin M

Metroid Prime: Federation Force: What You Need To Know

Today, Metroid Prime: Federation Force released for Nintendo 3DS. The game was revealed with the 'Blast Ball' gamemode during the Nintendo World Championships 2015, and officially announced during the Nintendo E3 2015 Digital Event on June 16, 2015. Still not sure if you'll want to buy it? Look no further! Keep reading on for a full guide on what is in store for the game.

Metroidvania Indie Axiom Verge is Finally Coming to a Nintendo Platform

  Posted on 8/16/2016 by Rial Johnson

Metroidvania Indie Axiom Verge is Finally Coming to a Nintendo Platform

Ah, Axiom Verge. The Metroidvania indie that received critical acclaim after it's release on Playstation 4 and PC early last year. The game features Trace, your average-joe scientist who gets thrown into a world of side-scrolling space exploration. The eerie, lonely, 2D worlds packed with over 60 power-ups and dozens of monsters screams "Metroid". After the release of AM2R earlier this month, fans are hungrier than ever...

Fan-made AM2R Unofficially Celebrates Metroid's 30th Anniversary

  Posted on 8/7/2016 by Rial Johnson

Fan-made AM2R Unofficially Celebrates Metroid's 30th Anniversary

It seems that another Metroid anniversary has come and gone with no official recognition from Nintendo. Despite this, Metroid fans march on and the lovely team behind the Metroid II meets Zero Mission fan-game Another Metroid 2 Remake have officially released the game. 8+ years in the making, "AM2R" is a complete remix of Metroid II: Return of Samus and features new Zero Mission-inspired graphics, a beautifully remixed s...

The Legend of Kusakari Lanuches on 3DS on August 25

  Posted on 8/6/2016 by Rial Johnson

The Legend of Kusakari Lanuches on 3DS on August 25

Australian publisher Nnooo recently announced a release date for The Legend of Kusakari. The game has been out for a while in Japan, but is now getting an international release on August 25 in North America, Europe, and Oceania. The Legend of Kusakari is a Zelda-inspired game (just look at the logo) that tells the tale of a young boy named Shiba Kari whose sole purpose in life is to cut grass and clear fields. As Shiba, ...

An Official "Mini-NES" Will Hit Shelves this Holiday Season

  Posted on 7/14/2016 by Rial Johnson

An Official

Nintendo revealed via a press release earlier today that they'll be launching a new piece of hardware in time for this holiday season. The NES Classic Edition is a miniature version of Nintendo's iconic first system, the Nintendo Entertainment System. The system comes with a NES classic controller and 30 pre-installed games. The console will set you back $59.99 and additional controllers will be sold for $9.99. It should...

Final Splatfest Announced for July 22

  Posted on 7/1/2016 by Kevin M

Final Splatfest Announced for July 22

It has come to that time, the arrival of the final Splatfest in Splatoon. This past week, Nintendo tweeted out the theme for next Splatfest, also announcing that it will be the final one. This theme comes after the end of last Splatfest, when Marie’s team, the Night Owls, won against the Early Birds. This led to some interesting dialogue between the two sisters, stating that the next Splatfest, they would be p...

Splatfest In Progress For June 25: Night or Morning?

  Posted on 6/25/2016 by Kevin M

Splatfest In Progress For June 25: Night or Morning?

It's that time again, time for another Splatfest! Splatoon is bringing a new Splatfest today, the fifteenth for North America, asking when you're awake. This Splatfest will be pitting players between the two teams, the Early Birds and Night Owls. The Splatfest began June 24 at 9PM PT (June 25 at midnight EST) and will continue until June 25 at 9PM PT (June 26 at midnight EST). Be sure to go vote on which team you'd like ...

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - First Impressions

  Posted on 6/23/2016 by Jonathan N

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - First Impressions

Disclaimer: The author has pledged towards the Kickstarter campaign for this game at a value of $60.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a spiritual successor to Koji Igarashi’s Castlevania titles, which initially broke the mold on the classic series and expanding the genre now dubbed “Metroidvania”. Unfortunately, due to Konami’s ever growing disdain towards the video game industry, ...

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