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Excitebike Arena Revealed As Mario Kart 8 DLC

Nintendo have revealed another new track to be released in the first DLC pack that is to launch in November. The Excitebike Arena features ramps, boost pads and mud. In fact it seems like the perfect track theme for Mario Kart 8. The track goes hand in hand with the recently announced Slick Master Cycle as well as the iconic B-Dasher. Excitebike Arena is part of the 1st DLC pack coming to Mario Ka...

Unlock Bayonetta In Wonderful 101 The Easy Way

The Wonderful 101, a game that can only be found on the Wii U, sports a number of secret characters that don’t need to be purchased or download – remember those days? Well, unlocking certain characters, like the team in Bayonetta for example, is no easy feat, but some guys found a cheat code that may help speed up the tedious and challenging process. Using a slightly altered version of...

Bayonetta 2 Accolades Trailer

So you picked up your copy of Bayonetta 2 over the weekend and you’ve been loving it right? RIGHT? What’s that? You haven’t played Bayonetta 2 yet? Sigh, the nerve of some people. For those of you who plan on giving one of the best games of 2014 a skip, check out the latest Accolades Trailer, detailing some of the scores top media sites have presented the action, hack n slash tit...

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U 50 Fact Extravaganza

Nintendo released the latest video regarding Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. In the video the Smash Bros. announcer takes us through various tantalising tid bits to get us even more excited for the soon to be released fighter. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is set to be released locally on December 5th. Here are a few topics that are touched on in the video: Eight-Player Mode: In a first for the series,...

Eminem Buys Wii U Stating “Destiny Bored Him”

Iconic musician Eminem has allegedly purchased a Wii U in order to play Super Smash Bros on its release. Why the sudden uptake on the Nintendo console? Well according to Sirius XM radio, a channel produced by Eminem, it was stated that the legendary Marshall Mathers is “bored with Destiny and after a new challenge”. None of this has been officially confirmed but taking into considerati...

Nintendo Are Hiring A New Lead Graphics Engineer For Future Hardware

Nintendo have announced that they’re in search of a Lead Graphics Engineer for future hardware. The job description of duties and summary of requirements read as follows: 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 conso...

Shin Megami Tensei IV FINALLY Gets PAL Release Date

Shin Megami Tensei IV finally has a release date for PAL territories. Atlus have announced that the highly anticipated Shin Megami Tensei IV will be be released on October 30th. The game will cost €19.99/£17.99 and will only be available from the 3DS eShop. Atlus are also planning to release downloadable content after the PAL release, including additional quests and equipment. https://twitter.com/...

Ultimate NES Remix will launch on 3DS this year

If, like me, you’re a bit of a retro nut then it’s very likely (should you own a Wii U) that you’ve picked up the two NES Remix games. Basically Nintendo takes their old classic NES titles and combines them to bring a twist (and remix) to the formula. Playing as Super Mario in the world of Kirby is nothing out of the ordinary in the NES Remix titles. You’re giving a limited...

New 3DS and 3DS XL Are Selling Well in Japan

Looks like Nintendo’s latest “remastered” handheld is actually making them some money, as over 230 000 units have been sold since it launched in Japan just a few days ago. So far the New 3DS XL is proving to be the more popular console of choice, with over 172 000 units sold – a good starting point for any new handheld. It’s not available locally and no exact release ...

Who needs Minecraft When You Have ‘uCraft’?

So Minecraft ‘surprisingly’ won’t make its way onto Nintendo’s Wii U. Nexis Games have taken the opportunity by creating uCraft, an exclusive title for the Wii U. uCraft offers a “multitude of textures and materials out of the box” along with regular updates and dlc. Here are more of the games features: • Never ending support and frequent updates • SDK Paint int...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Local Launch Date Announced

Did you manage to play Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker at last week’s rAge expo? Did you really enjoy it? If you did then we have good news for you. The Nintendo distributor of South Africa, Core, have announced that Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch locally on January 9th 2015 exclusively to Nintendo’s Wii U. If you didn’t manage to have hands-on time with Treasure Track...

New 3DS VS. 3DS Load Times

A comparison of start-up times for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate or Monster Hunter 4G as it’s known in Japan has been done by an owner of both handhelds. As you can see in the video below The 3DS XL take 43.4 seconds to reach a specific section of the game where it’s New 3DS XL takes only 13.5 seconds to reach the same point. One of the reasons for this is that on the original 3DS and 3DS ...

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