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Smash Bros fans are familiar with two very different games. The first game is, of course, Smash Bros. The second game is waiting for the new Smash Bros to finally come out. Super Smash Bros for Wii U is still over a week away, so we decided to make the wait a little easier by throwing together a v...

November 13th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's lining up Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for February 13, 2015, according the publisher's Facebook page. The big N previously outlined the Wii U game for February, but it's always good to draw a line under things with a specific date. So, you'll all be lining up outside stores... alright, w...

November 13th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo is releasing two Kirby: Triple Deluxe mini-games as standalone downloadables in Japan, including the Smash Bros-like Kirby Fighters Z. The eShop sucks in the multiplayer fighter along with rhythm platformer DeDeDe's Drum Dash on July 23, priced 750 yen each (around $7.38.) It's not known i...

July 9th 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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Kirby's an adventurous little guy, taking frequent breaks from his side-scrolling roots to explore other genres, often to great success. His experimental efforts, like Kirby: Canvas Curse and the recent Kirby Mass Attack, have informed subsequent games in the series, and even his traditional platfo...

April 28th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Kirby: Triple Deluxe will be one of the Japan's first new releases of the coming year, when it hits retail shelves there on January 11. The deliciously-titled 3DS platformer has a 2014 window in North America, but for reference, the last three Kirby games headed west within a few months of being re...

November 15th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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This is Making Time, a column about the games we've always wanted to play, and the games we've always wanted to play again. Earlier this month, a friend on Twitter asked his followers to name a "perfect game." The resulting conversation was fascinating, as hordes of players listed games while also...

August 5th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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If the thought of going to a store and purchasing something the day it comes out only fills you with panic (what if they're sold out?!) then we have some reassuring news for you. Best Buy is taking pre-orders for the Animal Crossing 3DS XL bundle, launching on June 9 in North America. The $219.99...

May 14th 2013 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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It only takes a look at this newly unveiled Yoshi game for Wii U to know it's by the Kirby's Epic Yarn team. The as-yet-unnamed Wii U game will feature the same art style and likely some of the same mechanics of Good-Feel and HAL Laboratory's charming 2010 platformer.As revealed on this morning's N...

January 23rd 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo has been pretty quiet about that anniversary collection of Kirby games for the Wii ever since it was announced way back in April, but now the full list of games included in the collection, as well as the collection's Japanese title, have been released by Famitsu and translated into English...

June 17th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima and Sora Ltd. head Masahiro Sakurai are friends. So when Hideo Kojima wanted one of his most famous characters, Solid Snake, put into Sakurai's fighting series, Super Smash Bros., all the two had to do was talk. "When I was developing Super Smash Bros. Melee for Game...

March 19th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The Ghostbusters II game we got in America, developed by Kemco and published by Activision, was poop. Meanwhile, Japan and Europe got a completely different Ghostbusters II game called New Ghostbusters II by talented developer HAL Laboratory -- creators of Kirby and Lolo, and employer of future N...

October 29th 2011 at 3:00am 0 Comments