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Super Smash Bros. Wii U: 8-Player Smash Stage Changes & Differences – GameXplain


15 new stages just got added to 8-Player Smash in Super Smash Bros. Wii U, but they’re not exactly as you remember! We show what’s changed–and what hasn’t–when playing with 8-players in this comparison video! This includes Mario Circuit, Luigi’s Mansion, Pyrosphere, Norfair, Lylat Cruise, Pokemon Stadium 2, Town and City, Smashville, Wii fit Studio, and The Great Cave Offensive!

Takahashi Details why Xenoblade Chronicles X has 4-player Party System


Xenoblade Chronicles on Wii had a max total of 3 members per a party. However, Xenoblade Chronicles X will up that number to 4 members. Takahashi discusses the change with Famitsu below.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Dolls Extend Player’s Abilities, Used for Exploration and Combat

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Xenoblade Chronicles X producer Tetsuya Takahashi has given more information on the mechs in the game called ‘Dolls’. Players won’t be able to acquire ‘Dolls’ normally either.

Is Nintendo Going Region-Free? – Nintendo Life


Alex discusses if Nintendo is removing region locking, Star Fox on the Virtual Console, Pokkén Tournament porting Wii U, and his favourite Smash Bros. stages.

Metroid Prime Trilogy on the Wii U VC Loads Faster than Disk Version


Good news for those picking up Metroid Prime Trilogy today. The Wii U download version of the game loads doors much faster than the disk version. Check out this video below comparing the times (despite some bad editing).

Xenoblade Chronicles X Gets Even BETTER! – Nin10doUltra

Xenoblade Chronicles X Logo

Nin10doUltra discusses the fractions in Xenoblade Chronicles X.

Nintendo Downloads (NA) – Code Name STEAM demo and Metroid Prime Trilogy Lead


This week’s Nintendo downloads is a good one, as players can download the Code Name STEAM demo and Metroid Prime Trilogy. Get the full list of download past the link.

Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Details – Combat, Multiplayer, StreetPass & More


IGN has published a bunch of new details on Code Name: Steam for the 3DS. The game has some interesting multiplayer modes, including a tournament mode similar to Mario Kart 8’s.

Metroid Prime Trilogy – Wii U file size Revealed 7GB+


Metroid Prime Trilogy will take up around 7.5GB of space on your HDD. So if you have a basic Wii U, its time to get an external HDD.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Guin & Nagi Character Profiles

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More information on Xenoblade Chronicles X has begun to trickle out. Check out two new character profiles on Guin and Nagi.

ZeRo Plays For Glory – Episode 21 – Sheik!


ZeRo plays with Sheik in ‘For Glory’ battles in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

90-Minutes w/ Code Name: STEAM – Multiplayer Hands-On & Online – GameXplain Discussion


We played 90-minutes of Code Name S.T.E.A.M., including a new single-player mission, 4 new characters, and a ton of multiplayer! Find out more about how multiplayer works –both online and local–in our in-depth preview discussion, including info on online tournaments and StreetPass!

Xenoblade Chronicles X is Massive, Uses Most of Wii U Disk Space, Almost had Multiple Disks


Xenoblade Chronicles will easily be the biggest game on Wii U when it launches this April in Japan, as Takahashi has revealed it uses most of the Wii U disk space. The game is so large, Monolith Soft even considered using multiple disks at one point.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Update now Available to Download – Adds 15 New 8-player Stages


Update: The patch adds 15 new 8 player stages, plus the usual fixes. The file size is 316MB. Thanks L-A

【通常ステージ】 Regular stages

マリオサーキット(X)/ Mario Circuit (X)
ルイージマンション / Luigi’s Mansion
パイロスフィア / Pyrosphere
ノルフェア / Norfair
ライラットクルーズ / Lylat Cruise
ポケモンスタジアム2 / Pokémon Stadium 2
村と街 / Animal Crossing / Town and City
すま村 / Animal Crossing / Smashville
Wii Fit スタジオ/ Studio Wii Fit

【終点化ステージ】 Final Destination stages

マリオギャラクシー / Mario Galaxy
マリオサーキット(X) / Mario Circuit (X)
洞窟大作戦 / Kirby : The Great Cave Offensive
ライラットクルーズ / Lylat Cruise
ポケモンスタジアム2 / Pokémon Stadium 2
村と街 / Animal Crossing – Town and City

Nintendo Release Schedule and Million Sellers List (12/31/14)

The Legend of Zelda Wii U

Nintendo has updated the release list for its titles in 2015, as well as provided a look at some of their big sellers in 2014. Check it out below.

Via: Nintendo Everything

Super Mario 3D World has sold 3.79 Million Units Worldwide


Nintendo has released an updated look at their million sellers. And it shows that Super Mario 3D World has sold 3.79 million units in a little over a year on the market. This number includes bundled and digital sales. Via: Nintendo Everything 

Hyrule Warriors – Majora’s Mask DLC Overview Trailer (Young Link, Fierce Deity, Tingle)


The latest trailer for Hyrule Warriors Majora’s Mask DLC shows off Young Link, Tingle, and Fierce Deity Link slicing a freaking Moon in half! 

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Still has a Release date of TBD


Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem has not been cancelled according to Nintendo. The firm still has the title on their release schedule, although its marked as TBD (To Be Decided). Nintendo did state that the game was “right on schedule” back at E3 2014, so we’ll just have to wait till E3 this year to get some details. In the meantime, check out my video I did on it and Fire Emblem Wii U.

Via: Nintendo

Limited Edition Crying – PMPrime


Held this one back for a while, but I might as well upload it.
They are called Limited Editions, not “Everybody gets one” editions.
If you want it, you gotta work for it. That’s what fandom of any kind is about. Warning, Strong Language

Metroid Prime Trilogy’s Release on Wii U Kills eBay Auction Price

Metroid Prime Trilogy

Looking to make big bucks on your physical copy of Metroid Prime Trilogy via eBay? Well too bad, as Nintendo’s upcoming release of the game on the Wii U has shot eBay prices down hard. You might be lucky to snag $40 for your physcial copy now. For those out of the loop, Metroid Prime Trilogy will be available to download on the Wii U VC tomorrow for $9.99. I’ll be picking it up ASAP.

Iwata says “Wii U is not over yet,” Unannounced Titles to be Revealed


Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata has stated that the Wii U is not done yet, despite its lower install base. In an interview with Sankei, Iwata said that there are many more unannounced titles in the works for Wii U. The firm wants to build off high expectations the fans have for the platform.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Off TV Play, Customization, Gameplay Details & more

Xenoblade Chronicles X Mech Title

We’ve got more Xenoblade Chronicles X news for you guys from the recent interview Tetsuya Takahashi did with Famitsu.