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Shigeru Miyamoto is working on translating the Pikmin series into animated shorts. The Nintendo executive showed one episode of his new project to Polygon last week. Olimar appears to be blending Pikmin into a delicious smoothie during the episode, but is actually blending up non-sentient carrots."...

March 11th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo Video, the bizarrely unpredictable passive-delivery video service for 3DS, is getting an infusion of new music. If you've left SpotPass on, your system is likely already downloading music videos including Wale's "Sabotage" and B.o.B.'s "So Good."Future releases include The Shins' "The Rifl...

March 21st 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo made it really, really easy this week for us to notice the release of its original 3DS download game, Freakyforms. Unfortunately, it did this by releasing nothing else on eShop (save some Zelda music on Nintendo Video), and very little on DSiWare (a tower defense game about monkeys poppi...

November 10th 2011 at 10:35am 0 Comments
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Do you like the short clips available on Nintendo Video, but wish they wouldn't randomly disappear from your system when new ones come along? Starting today, Nintendo is offering a selection of previous Nintendo Video shows from DreamWorks, downloadable from the eShop for $2 each. It's sort of l...

October 20th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The Nintendo Video service will be available from the 3DS eShop this week. We're looking forward to seeing what kind of short videos Nintendo has chosen for our entertainment. Well, "looking forward" might be a bit strong. We're curious. Maybe we're also dreading it, a little. Meanwhile, there's...

July 21st 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Tomorrow, Nintendo of Japan will launch its 3DS "Nintendo Video" service, following the debut of that service in Europe. Confusingly, this is the second 3DS video service, with its own dedicated app, in Japan. There's also SpotPass TV, which started late last month. What's the difference? SpotPa...

July 12th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments