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NEWS – Nintendo Confirms Wii Mini for US Release

The budget friendly Wii Mini console will be launching sometime this month at US retail. This red and black console will include one Wii remote, one nunchuk and a copy of Mario Kart Wii all for $99. No word yet if the Mario Kart plastic wheel accessory will be included. However, this budget console lacks …

NEWS – Genesis 3D Remakes Hitting 3DS eShop Soon

In about a month, Sega will be releasing their first batch of 3DS Genesis remakes on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Each game will sell for $5.99 and two games will be released each week until the end of the year. No word yet if these games are receiving any additional options, like wireless multiplayer or …

NEWS – Halo Spartan Assault Coming to 360 and Xbox One in Dec 2013

Microsoft has confirmed that Halo Spartan Assault will indeed be playable on Xbox 360 and Xbox One sometime this coming December. Previously, Assault was only available on select Window devices (WP8 and tablets). Unfortunately, multiplayer crossplay between 360 players and Xbox One players isn’t likely. Assault is a twin stick shooter that takes place between …

NEWS – Wii U Bundling Mario & Luigi for Holiday 2013

Starting November 1, 2013, Nintendo will be offering the Mario and Luigi Deluxe Wii U set for $299.99.  This bundle will replace the current Nintendo Land bundle and combine both New Super Mario Bros U and New Super Luigi U on a single disc.  Nintendo Land, the stand alone game, will retail for a reduced …

Gamestop 2013 Black Friday Ad Leaked!

It is only the middle of October but the 2013 Game Stop Black Friday ad has already leaked. It is 12 pages long. Here are some highlights: – Skylanders sale – Reduced price Wii U games – Used Wii’s are $39.99 – 250gb Xbox 360 and PS3 bundles are $199 – Several 360 and PS3 …

NEWS – UFO Sale on 3DS eShop

Seven of UFO Interactive’s Nintendo eShop and DSiWare games are on sale for a limited time. All titles are available now via the 3DS eShop and are priced at $4.99. I reviewed most of these games: – Balloon Pop Remix – Chuck E. Cheese’s Arcade Room – Johnny Hotshot – Johnny Impossible – Johnny Kung …

NEWS – Hometown Story Gets a Cute Pre-Order Bonus

Natsume is continuing their tradition of offering cute fluffy things as pre-order bonuses. Hometown Story will be released later this month. Official details:   Natsume announced that its upcoming title, Hometown Story, has gone gold and will be available on October 22nd. Developed by Harvest Moon series creator Yasuhiro Wada, Hometown Story is set to …

NEWS – October 2013 Free Games for XBL Gold

Starting October 1, 2013 Xbox Live Gold members can download Might & Magic Clash of Heroes for free until October 14th.  Normally a $15 download, this puzzle game was originally created for the Nintendo DS then ported over to XBLA. Then, starting on October 15th, Halo 3 will be available for free for Xbox Live …

NEWS: South Park Stick of Truth Arriving Dec. 10 2013

Ubisoft, South Park Digital Studios, and Obsidian Entertainment announced South Park: The Stick of Truth, will be available on the North American continent on December 10 for the PlayStation3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC. About South Park: The Stick of Truth: Arm yourself with weapons of legend to defeat underpants gnomes, hippies and other forces …