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Just as expected, the highlight of this week's Nintendo Channel update is undoubtedly the demo for Dragon Ball: Origins 2. If you're looking for anything beyond that, you'll likely be disappointed. Aside from a new episode of Nintendo Week, it's slim pickings on the Nintendo Channel this week. Hea...

May 31st 2010 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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For Super Mario Galaxy 2's soundtrack, Nintendo went all-out, recording the main theme with a 70-person orchestra. Footage of the assembled musicians playing the sweeping opening music has been released via the Japanese Nintendo Channel (watch it after the break), allowing us to see just how much mo...

May 27th 2010 at 1:50pm 0 Comments
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For all the time we spent expressing our admiration of Game Republic's Dragon Ball: Origins (admiration that will probably also apply to the sequel, though we don't really know yet), Namco Bandai's latest effort will be a lot more effective in convincing people to try it out before its June 22 relea...

May 24th 2010 at 4:45pm 0 Comments

Look -- the above TV spots for Super Mario Galaxy 2 are really slick and all, but now we've got one thing on our mind: pancakes. Now that we know there's a stack of flapjacks out there with its own gravitational pull, we just can't wait to dig in. Thankfully, we won't have to wait too long to satiat...

May 17th 2010 at 4:14pm 0 Comments

It's slim pickings this week on the Nintendo Channel. Aside from the TV spot for Picross 3D above, there's only a handful of info videos for this week's downloads and a video of people reminiscing about Pokemon. There aren't even any new DS demos to check out. Come on, Nintendo -- throw us a bone!...

May 10th 2010 at 7:14pm 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of this morning's announcement, Nintendo Week -- the weekly show documenting the content available on the DSi and Wii on the Nintendo Channel -- gets its hands on the new black Wii console. You know, the one coming May 9? They don't show it off for long but, as you can see in the i...

May 3rd 2010 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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This week on the Nintendo Channel, the usual Nintendo Week program does something a bit different and covers the Monster Hunter Tri launch at New York City's Nintendo World Store. Director Kaname Fujioka and producer Ryozo Tsujimoto were on hand to chat and sign posters and attendees could even thr...

April 26th 2010 at 4:52pm 0 Comments

Man, has it really been that long since those Pokémon hit the scene? Right now, we feel incredibly old, but don't let our impending deaths bring you down! This week on the Nintendo Channel, a pair of suspiciously attractive PokéTrainers talk about their favorite moments in the franch...

April 19th 2010 at 3:45pm 0 Comments

We thought it prudent to take a break from the WarioWare D.I.Y. highlighting of the last few weeks even though there's a new video in the ongoing series this week, with Alex Neuse from Gaijiin Games. See, this week some of the developers from Capcom show off a great deal of Monster Hunter Tri, docum...

April 12th 2010 at 6:45pm 0 Comments

The Nintendo Channel is celebrating WarioWare D.I.Y. this week by showing how renowned developer Masahiro Sakurai decided to use the software. In the near five minute clip above, he takes us through all of the steps of game creation -- from basic concept to pixel art to gameplay mechanics. It's a b...

March 23rd 2010 at 10:19am 0 Comments