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This week is fairly light on content, with one new Virtual Console game on Wii (another Neo Geo fighter) and one new game on 3DS eShop (Touch Battle Tank 3D, an abstract-looking top-down tank shooting game).A couple of deals are available that might be worth knowing about: Hulu Plus on Wii offers a...

August 9th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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The 3DS eShop has calmed down significantly after a few weeks of overflowing bounty, offering a single original game for download this week, 3D Solitaire. There is good news for people looking for a deal on previously released material, as the "Month of Mario" knocks a dollar off the price of Super...

August 2nd 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Once again, the 3DS eShop is rich with content, including the 8 Bit Summer releases of Wario Land and Mole Mania, the latter being a somewhat under-the-radar puzzle game designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and a small team. There's also the fascinating Dot Runner: Complete Edition, a new game that mashes...

July 26th 2012 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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The 3DS eShop is once again loaded with content, thanks in part to the 8-Bit Summer promotion, which brings Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters and Tumble Pop today. Other content of note includes Petit Computer, a tool to create BASIC games and other programs right on the DS, and share them via QR c...

July 19th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The "Summer of 8 Bit" begins with two downloadable 3DS releases of NES games that were, until now, exclusive to "Ambassadors:" The Legend of Zelda and NES Open Tournament Golf. Each game will get eShop release updates, such as save states (Ambassadors can update their existing games). Also availabl...

July 5th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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This is not just a great week for the 3DS eShop, but it's an important one. Last weekend, Nintendo discounted Super Mario Land temporarily; this weekend's sale on VVVVVV proves that these limited-time discounts are an actual thing. For a digital Nintendo platform, two sales is a giant leap forward....

June 28th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The NES classic Double Dragon 2 unexpectedly shows up on Wii today, in an otherwise portable-heavy week. Today's 3DS releases include the popular Order Up!!, and a series of "Slitherlink" math puzzles.Normally, we don't give too much attention to the kids' stuff on DSiWare, but we feel compelled to...

June 21st 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It's a surprisingly packed week for downloads on DSi, 3DS, and Wii. There's a Wii Virtual Console game (and a good one, Mega Man X2!), an NES game for 3DS, a port of the classic FMV shooter Mad Dog McCree, and even a demo for an upcoming release.

June 14th 2012 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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You may want to redeem those coins you've accrued through Club Nintendo, because the reward values are changing as of July 1. Completing registration surveys for the Nintendo DSi or Nintendo DSi XL will yield only 100 coins, as opposed to the previously established 160 coins.Software rewards are al...

June 4th 2012 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's widespread digital Rayman assault continues with ... no, not Rayman Origins on the 3DS eShop, but the Game Boy Color Rayman. It's accompanied by the demo for the upcoming eShop release of Order Up! and a DSiWare game about dodging hazards and slowing down time.This week on Wii ... somethi...

May 31st 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments