New Nintendo 3DS XL gets release date in North America

The newest iteration of Nintendo’s hugely popular handheld video-game console, the New 3DS XL, will be released in North America February 13. As of now, only the XL version of the console will be coming to the North American territories. A smaller version is available in other territories like Japan and Australia. With a price […]

Hyrule Warriors review

After hearing about a new “Zelda” game that didn’t follow the typical dungeon-adventure formula, I was worried of it being something so simplistic as the “Link’s Crossbow Training” minigame on Wii. Fortunately, “Hyrule Warriors” is a full-fledged game that employs the “Dynasty Warriors” mass slash-em up style of gameplay. The storyline is not to be […]

Former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at age 85

Yamauchi headed Nintendo for 53 years before retirement in 2002. The man credited with turning what was a modest trading-card company into one of the world’s most successful and well-known video game companies died of pneumonia in a hospital in central Japan this morning, according to an email sent to press by Nintendo.Hiroshi Yamauchi headed […]

This week in gaming

Nintendo’s popular handheld now with fewer dimensions IGN reported Wednesday that Nintendo will release a new version of it’s popular DS handheld console. The 2DS is essentially a 3DS laid flat with no 3D capability. The 2DS will be available from Oct. 12. It can play all DS and 3DS games and has two cameras on the […]