Several new games out came out this week on the Wii U and 3DS eShops. If you’re interested in checking out what’s new in screenshot form, take a peak at the gallery below.
This week’s Nintendo Minute has Kit and Krysta taking on the “Whisper Challenge”. We’ve included it below.
Amazon has a neat little bonus available to those who pre-order Rhythm Heaven: The Best Plus. The retailer is giving out a microfiber pouch, which is pictured above.
Rhythm Heaven: The Best Plus launches in Japan on June 11 in Japan. A western release has not been announced at this time.
We’re posting one final comparison of Xenoblade Chronicles’ 3DS and Wii versions. The video below is based on the game’s opening 16 minutes.
amiibo tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits came to Japan earlier this week. We recently found out that the app is coming to Europe next week, and we can now say the same for North America.
Nintendo will launch amiibo tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits through the North American Wii U eShop on April 30. You can find a brief overview below.
amiibo tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits (confirmed for April 30): Download the game from the Nintendo eShop for Wii U, then tap any amiibo to your Wii U GamePad. You’ll unlock a random playable three-minute scene from a classic NES or Super NES game. It’s a cool way to extend the playability of amiibo. Here’s the game page: http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/FHXK5fELXvygJ9ALk2bqyATmG-iDm07q
Source: Nintendo PR
Update: Bumped to the top. Added in the Treehouse presentation below. It’s after the break due to auto-play.
Nintendo has now uploaded the full recording of today’s Xenoblade Chronicles X video showcase. Watch it below.
With today’s Xenoblade Chronicles X presentation, some fans were hoping that we’d hear about a release date for the west. That definitely did not happen, but Nintendo did reconfirm its original, vague timeframe for release. Xenoblade Chronicles X will launch “later this year.” Beyond that, we have no idea when!
NintenDaan has uploaded a new video with unboxings for the Robin, Lucina and Ness amiibo. View it below.
Update: Nintendo said during the Treehouse portion of the presentation that the localization is a work in progress. I have a feeling that the “Skells” name will stick (and probably the continent names as well), but keep that in mind!
During today’s Xenoblade Chronicles X presentation, Nintendo confirmed the English names of the game’s five continents. They are as follows:
Primordia (the first area)
Noctilum (the Forest of Nightglow)
Oblivia (the Valley of Oblivion)
Sylvalum (the Continent of White Trees)
Cauldros (the Continent of Black Steel)
The “Dolls”, which are Xenoblade Chronicles X’s mechs, are also getting a name change. They’ll be called “Skells” in the English version.