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NintendoWare Weekly has a classic treat this week with 1988's Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link for $5 on 3DS. If you're looking for something a tad more modern, Crashmo, the sequel to Pushmo is available to help you avoid familial obligations.There's also the Pokemon-esque augmented reality games Spi...

November 23rd 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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It's the last week's worth of NintendoWare before the Wii U arrives and we get a whole new category of downloads to contend with. Until then, Epic Mickey's side-scrolling side-stroll onto 3DS, Power of Illusion, is this week's major offering. Since it's releasing alongside Epic Mickey 2, it's actua...

November 15th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The latest Paper Mario role-playing game will hit 3DS this Sunday, and it'll be downloadable on the eShop from day one. Until then, you'll have to fill your time with the Epic Mickey demo, a few other new eShop games, and Pokedex 3D Pro, the expanded, less free version of the Pokedex 3D app.

November 8th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The eShop quiets down after last week's bounty, with one sort of new eShop game of note. Freakyforms, the game about building weird monsters and taking them on little adventures, has been upgraded for retail release as Freakyforms Deluxe ... and that retail release will also be available on eShop o...

November 1st 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Level-5's Guild01 collection kicks off today with Liberation Maiden, a shooter designed by Suda 51, in which you are the president of Japan in a flying mech. For a much more ... muted experience, Nicalis brings NightSky, a beautiful little puzzle platformer designed by Knytt creator Nifflasto, to t...

October 25th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Four formerly retail-only 3DS games arrive on the eShop today. Super Mario 3D Land, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, Star Fox 64 3D, and Mario Kart 7 will all be released digitally for $39.99 apiece.On Sunday, they'll be joined by new release Style Savvy: Trendsetters, which lets players cr...

October 18th 2012 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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This week's Nintendo downloads are a bit more subdued than last week. There are still some gems to be found however, most notably the Game Boy Color version of Mario Golf for the 3DS Virtual Console. The 3DS also gets platformer Crazy Kangaroo, number puzzler Nurikabe by Nikoli and a demo for LEGO...

October 11th 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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There is entirely too much going on on the 3DS eShop this week. The New Super Mario Bros. 2 DLC is here, of course, and Pokemon Dream Radar shows up later on this week. Retail games Crosswords Plus and Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone launched digitally on Monday (and offer free access to Donkey K...

October 4th 2012 at 2:51pm 0 Comments
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The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave is a new dungeon RPG by Genius Sonority, in which you use augmented reality-type exploration to find little guys in the environment, who then form your party. It's cute, quirky, and available on the 3DS eShop today. There's a demo if you'd like to try it out.Also o...

September 27th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The SNES version of Prince of Persia arrives on the Virtual Console in North America. We'd forgotten this was happening in the interim between the December ESRB rating and today, so this is, like every Wii Virtual Console release, a pleasant and unexpected surprise.Speaking of surprises, DSiWare's...

September 6th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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It's a quiet week on Nintendo platforms (except, of course, for last Sunday's New Super Mario Bros. 2 launch), with just one new game per platform.Wii Virtual Console fans can rescue hostages and blow up everything that isn't a hostage in Metal Slug X; 3DS owners get to see through the track in Vec...

August 23rd 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments