Category Nintendo

Super Smash Bros. Bowser Jr. Joins the Battle Trailer

Here is an all new Super Smash Bros. Bowser Jr. Joins the Battle trailer. This welcoming news was shown during tonight’s Smash Bros direct. It’s a welcome addition to the already impressive roster of characters and we can’t wait to test him out.

Super Smash Bros will arrive on the Wii U on November 21st. Enjoy.

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Amiibo – Introductory Video

Here is an amiibo introductory video for your viewing pleasure. Amiibo as well as Super Smash Bros are set to arrive next month and will be featured in several upcoming Nintendo titles. Games like Captain Toad, Mario Kart 8, Mario Party 10 and others will allows gamers to play with their Amiibo figures and unlock special content within each game.

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Mario Kart 8 – Yoshi Circuit DLC Retro Track Comparison

Nintendo is resurrecting the much-loved Yoshi Circuit for Mario Kart 8’s first add-on pack, due out next month.

The course originally appeared in GameCube entry Mario Kart: Double Dash – way back in 2003, just to make you feel old – but has been jazzed up with new visuals and a remixed score.

Interestingly, Yoshi Circuit was already brought back as a retro track – in Mario Kart DS. In this video, the good guys at Eurogamer compared both the GameCube and DS versions with the brand new Wii U remake.

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Japanese Software Sales For Last Week

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This week’s Japanese software sales are in and you can find them below. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate continues its impressive sales shifting over 327,000 units followed by Super Smash Bros for 3DS.

Check out the rest of the Japanese Software sales for last week below:

1. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 327,212 / 1,773,501
2. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – 53,075 / 1,610,904
3. [3DS] Youkai Watch 2 – 42,778 / 2,755,687
4. [PSV] Chaos Rings III: Prequel Trilogy – 12,436 / NEW
5. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix – 11,215 / 117,309
6. [PS3] FIFA 15 – 4,462 / 20,612
7. [PSV] Amnesia Later x Crowd V Edition – 3,668 / NEW
8. [WIU] Mario Kart 8 – 3,625 / 690,387
9. [PSV] The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II – 3,309 / 106,214
10. [3DS] Dragon Quest X – 3,303 / 108,599
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Nintendo Looking For Lead Graphics Architect For Next-Gen Console

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This just in, Nintendo is currently looking for a lead graphics architect for their next-gen console. Little is known thus far and they may need to just fill a position but it’s always interesting to note happenings like this. Typically Nintendo as well as the others start to research their next generation machines once their consoles hit retail so this shouldn’t be too surprising to anyone.

What do you guys think? Would you like to see a new Nintendo system sooner rather than later? Let us know.

Here is the official posting:

Description of Duties

Nintendo Technology Development is looking for a lead graphics architect in the system-on-chip architecture group in Redmond, WA. The group is responsible for the architecture of Nintendo’s game console SoCs...

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All New Nintendo Direct Announced

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In case you missed it, Nintendo has announced that they will be airing an all new Nintendo Direct on October 23rd. The all new Direct will feature the highly anticipated Super Smash Bros for Wii U which launches on November 21st in the States.

50 new things are being teased for the Direct so let us know what you think they will be.

Keep it here for all your Smash Bros info.

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HERE’S THE BEST-SELLING GAMES IN THE US DURING SEPTEMBER

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Here are the top selling games in the US for last month. Destiny takes top spot followed by EA Sport’ Madden ’15 and FIFA 15. Super Smash Bros cracked the top 10 coming in at #4 while only being on sale for 2 days in the month of September.

Check out the rest of the list below:

Destiny
Madden 15
FIFA 15
Super Smash Bros
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor
NHL 15
Minecraft
The Sims 4
Disney Infinity 2.0
Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls

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The Casino in The Console Game

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With news of the Xbox One now being released to Chinese markets, consoles are back on everyone’s radar, particularly in the run up to Christmas.

Opening up the XBox to Chinese markets will be both a lucrative and potentially difficult venture for Microsoft. Legislation will be part of this, with more obstacles in China. For example, censorship laws are very different from the United States and the United Kingdom.

Censorship is not the only facet of modern day gaming to affect the console industry. Interestingly, games consoles have not gone down the lucrative route of offering online gambling to their customers. While the internet is awash with gambling sites and guides on ‘how to’ advice on betting, this is something that is not offered by games consoles...

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Japanese Software Sales (10/6 – 10/12)

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Here are this week’s Japanese software sales. Monster Hunter 4 had a very impressive debut followed by Nintendo’s own, Super Smash Bros for 3DS.

Check out the rest of the list below:

1. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – 1,446,289 / NEW
2. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – 76,392 / 1,557,829
3. [3DS] Youkai Watch 2 – 57,583 / 2,712,909
4. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix – 21,158 / 106,093
5. [PS4] FIFA 15 – 16,719 / NEW
6. [PS3] FIFA 15 – 16,149 / NEW
7. [PS4] DriveClub – 8,620 / NEW
8. [PSV] Danganronpa: Another Episode – 7,184 / 93,113
9. [3DS] Nazotoki Battle TORE! Densetsu no Makyuu o Fukkatsu Saseyo! – 6,106 / 12,845
10. [PSV] The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II – 5,021 / 102,905
11. [PS3] The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II – 4,330 / 79,473
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Here is The Bayonetta 2 TV Commercial

Here is the Bayonetta 2 TV Commercial for your viewing pleasure. After playing the demo and walking away MORE than impressed, we ran to the local Gamestop and pre-ordered the title immediately. If you own a Wii U, you owe it to yourself to check out the demo and purchase this fantastic game.

Check out the commercial!

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