Retro City Rampage DX+ update announced and released (version 2.0.0), new physical version for Wii
Vblank Entertainment has announced a brand new update for Retro City Rampage DX, aptly titled “Retro City Rampage DX+”. The patch is live as of today on Switch, though the 3DS version will follow a bit later.
Retro City Rampage DX+ contains visual polish, more accessibility options, a smoother camera, and more. We have additional details straight from Vblank below.
Shakedown: Hawaii coming to Wii and Wii U
Shakedown: Hawaii is currently available on Switch and 3DS. Vblank Entertainment isn’t stopping its support for Nintendo systems there, however, as the studio has revealed it’s bringing the game to Wii and Wii U as well.
Here are all of the relevant details:
Xenoblade celebrates 10th anniversary, special art released
Posted on 3 weeks ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Images, New Nintendo 3DS, News, Switch, Wii, Wii U | 0 comments
Xenoblade is celebrating its 10th anniversary today. The first entry on Wii initially launched in Japan on June 10, 2010. To celebrate, some special artwork has been prepared, which we have above.
Xenoblade Chronicles wasn’t localized until the European edition in August 2011. North America had to continue waiting for the RPG, as Nintendo didn’t bring it over until April 2012.
Since the original Xenoblade Chronicles, we’ve seen Xenoblade Chronicles X on Wii U and Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on Switch. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, a redone version of the Wii title, came to Switch late last month.
Best-selling Star Wars video games in US history
NPD Group recently revealed the top five best-selling Star Wars video games of all time in the United States.
A pair of these titles appeared on Nintendo platforms. LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga comes in at #3, while Star Wars: The Force Unleashed sits at #5.
Here’s the full list:
Nintendo considers Animal Crossing: New Horizons to be the start of the series’ third generation
Animal Crossing: New Horizons director Aya Kyogoku spoke about the evolution of the franchise in an interview with Spanish outlet La Vanguardia. In her view, the new Switch game marks the start of the series’ third generation.
Here’s our full translation of Kyogoku’s comments, courtesy of Nintendo Everything reader jesusxd96:
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – music comparison (remastered vs. original)
Yet another Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition comparison has surfaced, but this time it isn’t for the visuals. GameXplain has put together a video that highlights five tracks from the original release and new Switch edition: Hometown, Gaur Plain, Satorl Marsh (night), Frontier Village, and Eryth Sea. Check it out below.
Video: Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition – Switch vs. Wii vs. New 3DS comparison
Posted on 1 month ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in New Nintendo 3DS, Switch, Videos, Wii | 0 comments
We’ve already seen plenty of comparisons for Xenoblade Chronicles on Switch and Wii, but a video from Nintendo World Report throws the New 3DS version into the mix as well. Have a look at it below.
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition will be hitting Switch on May 29.
Wii hacker downplays recent Nintendo leaks, source code to reproducing the console not included
Posted on 1 month ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News, Wii | 0 comments
A few days ago, news emerged regarding a pretty significant Nintendo leak. It was primarily centered around Wii, but hacker Hector Martin has downplayed the importance of what has emerged. Martin told PCMag says that the files involved don’t actually contain source code to reproducing the console.
Internal presentation talks about why Nintendo used Friend Codes over screen names
Posted on 2 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in DS, General Nintendo, News, Wii | 0 comments
The DS and Wii era marked Nintendo’s first foray into online gaming. For both of these systems, the company introduced a feature known as Friend Codes. This was a bit controversial as some felt that screen names would have been much more convenient and easier to use.
An internal presentation has appeared online, which gives insight into Nintendo’s thinking at the time. This is part of the big leak that we heard about this weekend.
Nintendo suffers huge leak, source code and design files for Wii appearing online
Posted on 2 months ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News, Wii | 0 comments
A few days ago, leaks started to surface regarding some of the older Pokemon games. We were able to get a look at tons of beta designs from the Gen 2 era, which was followed by even more earlier sprites and other assets. Apparently, this Pokemon content was just a larger portion of an overall huge Nintendo leak. Source code for older systems, Spaceworld ’99 demos, and more have started to appear online.
Also included are some massive leaks involving the Wii. It seems that the console’s full source code, design files, documentation, and essentially all material involved with its creation have started to spread.