Famitsu review scores (8/19/14)

Posted under 3DS, News
9 hours ago by (@NE_Jarop)

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:


  • Azure Striker Gunvolt (3DS) – 7/8/7/8 [30/40]
  • Caladrius Blaze (PS3) – 7/8/7/7 [29/40]
  • Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition (PS4) – 9/9/9/9 [36/40]
  • Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition (PS3) – 9/9/9/9 [36/40]
  • GRID Autosport (PS3) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
  • GRID Autosport (360) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
  • Hyperdimension Neptunia U (PSV) – 7/7/7/6 [27/40]
  • Kiss Bell (PSV) – 6/7/7/6 [26/40]
  • Love Live! School Idol Paradise (PSV) – 6/6/6/6 [24/40]
  • Medabots 8: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. (3DS) – 8/7/8/8 [31/40]
  • Muv-Luv: Photonmelodies (PS3) – 6/7/7/8 [28/40]
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (PS3) – 9/8/9/9 [35/40]
  • Sacred 3 (PS3) – 6/8/7/7 [28/40]
  • Super Robot Wars OG Saga Masou Kishin F: Coffin of the End (PS3) – 7/8/8/7 [30/40]
  • Toukiden Kiwami (PSV) – 9/9/10/9 [37/40]
  • Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark (PS4) – 6/8/6/7 [27/40]
  • Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark (PS3) – 6/8/6/7 [27/40]




Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Screenshots (08/20/14)

Posted under 3DS, News, Screenshots
9 hours ago by (@NE_Jarop)

Sakurai teases some more Smash Run content today, detailing the chests that will appear:

He continues:

…However, watch out for Mimicuties disguised as treasure chests. Run away! RUN AWAY!! zlCfzSVmEQEqayQNaw


3DS eShop charts (8/19/14)

Posted under 3DS eShop, News
12 hours ago by (@NE_Brian)

This week’s 3DS eShop charts are as follows:


1. Shovel Knight
2. Metroid
3. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
4. Super Mario Bros. 3
5. Wario Land 2
6. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
7. Tomodachi Life
8. Pokemon Dream Radar
9. Dr. Mario Express
10. Super Mario Bros.
11. The Mysterious Murasame Castle
12. Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
13. Gunman Clive
14. The Legend of Zelda
15. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
16. Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
17. Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
18. Mario Kart 7
19. Mario Golf
20. Zelda: Oracle of Ages


1. Hyrule Warriors Direct 8/4/14
2. Hyrule Warriors Trailer with Ganondorf and a Great Sword
3. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Trailer
4. Mercedes-Benz x Mario Kart 8 DLC Trailer
5. Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire E3 2014 Trailer
6. Steel Diver: Sub Wars Premium Trailer
7. Super Smash Bros. – The Crest of Sword, Magic and Flame
8. Thorium Wars: Attack of the Skyfighter Trailer
9. Introducing Tomodachi Life!
10. LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids Launch Trailer
11. Nintendo Minute – Tomodachi Life
12. Tappingo 2 E3 2014 Trailer
13. LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids Trailer
14. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS Red, Blue, Yellow
15. Cubit the Hardcore Platformer Robot Trailer
16. Mario Kart 7 Video
17. Pokemon Dream Radar Video
18. Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal E3 2014 Trailer
19. Super Smash Bros. Challenger From the Shadows
20. Hyrule Warriors Trailer with Usurper King Zant and a Scimitar

Source: 3DS eShop



Castlevania: Circle of the Moon and more hitting the Japanese Wii U Virtual Console next week

Posted under News, Wii U eShop
14 hours ago by (@NE_Brian)
Wii U eShop

A few new games will be available on the Japanese Wii U Virtual Console next week. They are as follows:

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon (GBA, 702 yen)
Street Fighter II (Super Famicom, 823 yen)
Final Fight II (Super Famicom, 823 yen)
Kaizou Choujin Shubibinman 2: Aratanaru Teki (PC Engine, 617 yen)
Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi (Super Famicom, 823 yen)

The games above are hitting the Japanese eShop on August 27.



First Mighty Gunvolt screenshots, out now in Japan

Posted under 3DS eShop, News
15 hours ago by (@NE_Brian)
Mighty Gunvolt

Inti Creates has officially announced Mighty Gunvolt, the new crossover title between Azure Striker Gunvolt, Mighty No. 9, and Gal*Gun. First screenshots can be found above.

Mighty Gunvolt features a complete 8-bit style. Gunvolt, Eriko, and Beck are included as playable characters.

Mighty Gunvolt is out now in Japan. Those who purchase Azure Striker Gunvolt through November 19 can receive the new 3DS title at no extra cost.


Bear Box Media developing U Host for the Wii U eShop

Posted under News, Wii U eShop
16 hours ago by (@NE_Brian)

Bear Box Media has announced an upcoming Wii U eShop title called “U Host”. The game could arrive as early as October, or sooner if creator Andy Ford “can push things forward”.

Here’s a summary of first details:

- Take on the role of a game show quiz host
- Can do “Pretty much anything you can think of involved with quizzes”
- Includes but not limited to having multiple question categories, bonus rounds, penalties, mini games, etc.
- Mini-games have already been designed
- Mini-games involve contestants vs. the host
- Host can set up the game before play begins or simultaneously play alongside the contestants trying to impede their progress
- Others will be all against all, even allowing Hosts to get their own scores
- Question categories cover history, technology, and more
- Users will be able to make their own questions as well
- Players can add their own rules and penalties
- Custom questions support up to 4 different answers (only 1 is correct)
- Hold quizzes and game shows that can be up to 5 rounds of which the host will also be able to name
- Recreate games similar to wheel of fortune, who wants to be a millionaire, and board game style quizzes
- “all of the questions have been (painstakingly) written out, and the menus are almost completed”
- Price and launch windows for other regions are TBA
- The host can set up a quiz prior and save it to the console
- The host can read questions off the GamePad, or display them on the TV
- Players can alert the host that they have an answer by buzzing in with a Wiimote, Pro Controller, or even their own voice
- Can be played entirely on the GamePad
- Free app will let players to use their mobile devices as U Host buzzers
- Will include a single-player mode
- Can send feedback on Twitter (@BearBoxMedia)



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