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500 dollars 1,316 72.35%
Kidney 2 0.11%
Soul 9 0.49%
virginity 16 0.88%
Your favorite puppy 6 0.33%
Your 1,000 dollar copy of Xenoblades 8 0.44%
An hour of your time 26 1.43%
Other ( post below) 6 0.33%
....Left testicle.... 13 0.71%
Pezus's freedom 22 1.21%
Pokemonbrawlvg said:
n-Space wants to make a 3DS FPS, says Winter could come to Wii U via Kickstarter

- They made 16 DS titles in 4 years
- they believe themselves to be experts in stylus-based FPS controls
- they "Would love to make an FPS for the 3DS"
- Winter was cancelled due to publishers saying it didn't fit the Wii
- Regarding publishers: "There's a lot more to making a successful product than there is to making a great game"
- Regarding the project: "You know, there's Wii U coming out and maybe that changes things. And we're definitely interested in pursuing Winter at some point. With things like Kickstarter..."


I think Nintendo games should use the kickstarter option. It is a good idea. I think the United States government should use that option as well!

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Revelations: The Demon Slayer Hitting Japanese eShop Next Week

by Patrick Barnett - April 18, 2012 - 3:47 P.M.
Discuss in talkback! Source: (siliconera) http://www.siliconera.com/2012/04/18/revelations-the-demon-slayer-will-fuse-with-nintendo-eshop-in-japan/

The next Game Boy Color title to hit the service in Japan has been unveiled.

Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible, also known as Revelations: The Demon Slayer in North America, is releasing on the Japanese 3DS eShop on April 25.

The game was originally released on the Game Boy Color in 1999, and is now getting a re-release so all Japanese 3DS owners can enjoy it. In the game, you are able to talk to and fuse monsters in a medieval setting.

Though Revelations: The Demon Slayer hits Japan next week, there are currently no known plans for a stateside release








I was in Gamestop today, and they got rid of all the boxes for GC games! Still mainly the same price, but they are all in old PS or PC paper cases now. So if the store near you still have the cases, but while you still can! They just threw them all away!








Dinosaur Office season two begins on Friday

April 18th, 2012 Posted in 3DS, News, Posted by Valay

Dinosaur Office will soon be returning after a few after a few months hiatus. A new episode will be up on the North American Nintendo Video application this Friday. The clip will be kicking off season two of the show.

Source, Via








Tomorrow’s DSiWare release in North America

April 18th, 2012 Posted in DS, News, Posted by Valay

We know of at least one DSiWare that will be included in the Nintendo Download report tomorrow. I Must Run! will be available on the 3DS eShop and DSi shop. The game will cost $1.99 / 200 points.









Bloody Vampire heading to the Japanese eShop next week, trailer


Bloody Vampire will be releasing on the Japanese eShop for 600 yen. It’s from SilverStar, the same company who just came out with 3D Air Hockey.



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This will end the night.




Super Mario 3D Land Launching With 3DS in South Korea

by Patrick Barnett - April 18, 2012 - 3:53 P.M.
Discuss in talkback! Source: (Siliconera) http://www.siliconera.com/2012/04/18/nintendo-3ds-launching-in-korea-with-tekken-and-mario/

Mario will grace yet another country with his 3DS presence.

The Nintendo 3DS launches in South Korea on April 28, and will be accompanied by Super Mario 3D Land, Tekken 3D Prime Edition, and Nicola Magazine Model Stylish Audition 2.

The 3DS will retail for 220,000 won ($193) and is featured in three different colors: cosmo black, misty pink, and cobalt blue. These three different colors will be joined by only the three aforementioned retail release games.

Nintendo does plan on releasing other Nintendo 3DS games in South Korea later this year. Most notably, Mario Kart 7, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Star Fox 64 3D, Nintendogs + Cats, and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D will all be released at prices ranging from 42,000 won ($37) to 49,500 won ($43.50).

Super Mario 3D Land is the most notable of the launch titles for the system in Korea. Our review for the game can be read here. A review of Tekken 3D Prime Edition can be read here.



Korea - more details on 3DS launch, software support

- due out on April 28th
- three colors: Cosmo Black, Cobalt Blue, and Misty Pink
- costs 220,000 won ($193)
- launches with Super Mario 3D Land, Nicola Magazine Model Stylish Audition 2 and Tekken 3D Prime Edition
- coming later this year: Mario Kart 7, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Star Fox 64 3D, nintendogs+cats, and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
- game prices range from 42,000 won ($37) to 49,500 yen ($43.50)


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I hope so much that Winter can come to WiiU, that would be "ridonculous".

Spiders den are not for men.

My gaming channel: Stefano and the Spiders.


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Alien Chaos 3D Coming To Nintendo 3DS

Yesterday Reef Entertainment announced the European release of their first 3DS eShop title; Alien Chaos 3D. The game is a combination of shooting and cleaning across 5 chapters and 30 levels.

Really Shooter, the main character, runs a cleaning business and takes commando jobs on the side. When animal robot aliens invade Really must use a variety of weapons ranging from a Peashooter to an Explosive Flaming Chainsaw Shotgun to keep away the hordes of robo-boxing kangaroos, rocket spiked hedgehogs, shield carrying hippos and robo-frog fodder.

All the while Really has to sweep empty shells into recycling bins to make ammo whilst also cleaning walls to gain points and credit from Poor Mama. Amongst the chaos, players will experience 3D debris, sparks, smoke and flaming chainsaws popping out from the screen. Here are some first look screenshots of the forthcoming title:




High scores can be exchanged with friends and other players via the StreetPass feature for Nintendo 3DS. Alien Chaos 3D will be available to download in the summer this year.









Mega Man Robot Master Field Guide Blasts into Stores

Posted Thu, 19 Apr 2012 | 13:15 BST by Thomas Whitehead

A lot of pages like this

So many Robot Masters

The Mega Man series is loved by many not just because of its tight controls and blasting action, but possibly because it has such a diverse range of quirky characters and enemies. For those who follow every intricacy of the Mega Man universe, it's a big ask to keep up.

Thankfully for those fans, and others who just love playing the games, publisher UDON Entertainment has now released the Mega Man Robot Master Field Guide, a comprehensive tome that provides details on every Robot Master and character from the games. Check out the UDON preview page for more information and links to view six pages from the book. UDON Entertainment’s Managing Editor Matt Moylan has this to say about the book:

The Robot Master Field Guide turned out wonderfully, largely due to the hard work of the whole team of people that worked on it. The book is a great resource for the classic Mega Man universe and its characters. I’m also especially glad that we finally get to showcase the Mega Man 9 & 10 characters that were not yet around when the Mega Man Official Complete Works book was originally created.

It's already available in good comic book stores in North America, while online retailers will sell copies within the next few weeks. Do any of you have a copy, or intend to get one?

[via udonentertainment.com]










The Amazing Spider-Man details

April 19th, 2012 Posted in 3DS, News, Posted by Valay, Wii

Beenox studio head Dee Brown took to Twitter a couple of nights ago to answer a bunch of fan questions about The Amazing Spider-Man. Brown commented on the title’s gameplay elements, upcoming trailer, and more.

8bitfix compiled a helpful summary of Brown’s messages, which you can find below.

- No voice actors have been confirmed yet. It remains to be seen if Andrew Garfield or Emma Stone will be lending their voices to the game.

- Gwen Stacey, Dr. Curt Connors, Rhino and Iguana are the only confirmed characters so far.

- Brown believes that this is the best-looking Spider-Man game to date.

 - The game will feature several additional “skins”(alternate costumes), including some that have never been in a Spidey game before.

- Almost all scenes are rendered in-engine with motion capture.

- Webswinging will be “completely unique compared to past games, an incredible blend of speed and vertigo.”

- Spidey’s utility belt will be used to reload his webshooters. Thankfully, you’ll never find yourself running out of web cartridges as they are unlimited.

- The open world of Manhattan was designed with a “balance between realism and what’s best for gameplay.”

- “The Amazing Spider-Man has been developed to be an AWESOME game on its own, not a “movie game.” That’s why we’ve set the story after the movie.”

- There will be ‘photography missions’ where Spidey must use his Peter Parker skills to find clues in levels throughout Manhattan.

- The combat shares “similarity” with Batman: Arkham City but “adds a lot of unique stuff.”

- More classic Spidey villains will be announced in the near future. “The coolest thing is that we get to reinvent their origin with Marvel.”

- When the game is complete, you’re able to stay in Manhattan and finish side missions, and even select the time of day.

- In the game, the police and Spidey are working in concert, which is a direct contrast to the events of the film where Captain George Stacey seems intent on capturing the ‘masked vigilante.’

- A new trailer showing off the game’s “Web Rush” mechanic will be released soon.

- No Collector’s Edition has been announced yet.

- Custom soundtracks won’t be supported.










Nintendo Download (4/19, North America)

April 19th, 2012 Posted in 3DS, DS, News, Posted by Valay

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Nintendo eShop
3D Classics: Kid Icarus – Relive Pit’s first adventure in 3D Classics: Kid Icarus as you venture from the depths of the underworld up to the heights of the sky palace. Play in 2D or 3D as you face down the evil goddess Medusa. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Nintendo eShop
Pyramids (demo version) – Pyramids is a puzzle-platform game in which an explorer tries to get out of the pyramids with his loot. A variety of dangerous traps and monsters will put your dexterity and ingenuity to the test. This free demo is now available on Nintendo eShop. (For Nintendo 3DS)

 Nintendo Video
Dinosaur Office Season 2 Premiere (available April 20) – Need your fix of Cretaceous-period office destruction? Tune in to Nintendo Video this week for the premiere of Dinosaur Office Season 2! (For Nintendo 3DS)

Also new this week:
• I Must Run! (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare)

To view this week’s Nintendo Download in its full graphical version, please visit: http://www.news2know.net/nintendo/downloadFy76rlZH.php.

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS™ system, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursdays.

The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service and features games, applications and videos in both 2D and 3D. Users can add money to their virtual wallets using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo 3DS Prepaid Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card.

The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Wii Points Card™ and Nintendo DSi Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

Remember that Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wii, http://www.nintendo.com/3ds or http://www.nintendo.com/ds/.

Source: Nintendo PR











Zen Studios updates: Zen Pinball DLC, non-pinball game for 3DS, more

April 19th, 2012 Posted in 3DS, General Nintendo, News, Posted by Valay, Wii U

Zen Studios Creative Director Neil Sorens has provided an update on downloadable content for Zen Pinball 3D and more. Sorens says that the DLC “will be definitely available this year.”

According to Sorens:

“Yes, definitely. We’re just waiting for the right time to add the support for add-on content for Zen Pinball. It will be definitely available this year. We’re going to have new tables for Zen Pinball, we’ll also release Marvel Pinball [for the 3DS, PS Vita and PC] and we’ll have add-on tables for that as well down the road.”

Sorens has also been asked about any interest the studio may have in making a Nintendo-based pinball table. While this is something they would be open to pursuing, the Big N’s protective nature of their IPs probably means that making something based on Mario or Zelda wouldn’t be possible for now.

Neil explained:

“Yes, definitely. We’d love to make Mario, Zelda or Pokémon pinball tables. Nintendo is obviously very protective of their Intellectual Properties, so we hoping that once our games become established on their platforms they’ll see us as a good potential partner and they’ll want to work with us.”

 Zen Studios is currently working on a non-pinball title, and it’s in development for the 3DS. Don’t expect an announcement during E3, though, as the company doesn’t want their news to be overshadowed by the amount of reveals that will be coming out of the show.

“We’re already working on some other games besides pinball that we will be announcing a little bit later. One of them will be coming to the 3DS, one won’t (at least not initially). We’re very excited, we’ll announce them… Sometime this year, I can’t say more than that!

“We don’t actually announce that much stuff at E3 just because there’s such a number of announcements from other guys that we wouldn’t be getting any kind of attention. We’ll make our announcements when anyone else is making announcements *laughs*.”

And as far as Zen Studios’ interest in the Wii U controller is concerned…

“Well, the new Wii U controller is… very good for pinball, actually. I can’t talk you much more than that right now but yeah, I agree that it would be pretty cool for pinball *laughs*.”


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Walkthrublazer3 said:

I might pick up that Pokemon Conquest game when it comes out.

That article about teens losing interest in traditional gaming really depresses me. While I think social sites like facebook have many + aspects like making it easier to keep in contact with friends and family over long distances. I also think that they have a very negative effect on gaming. I mean if teens today would rather play games over the internet with their close friends, instead of  inviting those friends over and playing games with them in person, then thats pretty sad.

In my personal opinion the term "Social Gaming" in just some stupid phrase that gaming media has used to their advantage just like casual gaming. I mean games have always promoted social interaction with other people. Pong was meant to played with 2 players not 1 and that was one of the first games every created. For example NSMBW is way more social then farmville, with NSMBW in order to play co-op you actually need to physically get 1 to 3 other players together in the same room and on the same tv. Farmville all you need is someone else playing at their home while your playing at your home, Cmon you don't even physically see that person, how is that more socialable than traditional console gaming.

The saddest part is that when these kids grow up, there fondest multiplayer experiences will be them playing COD alone in thier room shouting curse words through there mikes.

Ah, the good old days when I was ALONE in my room shouting obscenities. The good old days. :S

That Oster guy should stop.

Wiipop, that was very cool

spurgeonryan said:
VicViper said:
Lol, I swear my first town in Animal Crossing had a butt for its flag! It was called Cutebutt!

And the fruit it had, the butt-looking peach, of course!

I will assume that you are really excited for the next game!

I am, maybe this new town will be called Buttown, or Buttville or even New Butt City

Nah, I'm thinking the theme of my next town will be love. Not butt love, only love!

I hope the 3DS version can do as well as the DS version did!


I need a new poll....



Five alternative E3 2012 predictions

With E3 less than a month and a half away the rumour mill is working at full capacity, producing enough rumour grain to feed all the rumour cattle in Rumourtown a hundred times over. Rumour has it those lucky Rumourtown farmers are going to make a fortune selling their much-loved rumour milk this year.

Naturally, this means all the analysts are already out making their predictions. As we reported yesterday, well-known analyst Michael Pachter recently managed the impressive feat of making a prediction then immediately shooting it down, by saying the Wii U was doomed because it had no third-party support then saying we should wait until E3 to see what third-party support it has.

This made us think. We know a bit about games and that, so why don’t we see if we can play Pachter at his own game and make our own predictions for this year’s E3? Here, then, are our educated guesses as to what might happen at this year’s show. If none of these come true, we’ll be very surprised. Well, a bit surprised.

The re-reveal of the Vitality Sensor
We know you laughed at it. We all did. But while he didn’t really want to make it obvious, Iwata was secretly furious at each and every one of us when we laughed at his dreams. “This year,” he says during Nintendo’s E3 2012 conference through broken English to match his broken heart, “I have decided to teach you all a lesson. We will be releasing the Vitality Sensor peripheral in early 2013, and you will all be required to use it. Not just for Nintendo games, but for life.” Suddenly the room plunges into darkness and when the backup generator kicks in, all the world leaders are on the stage with Iwata. Including the ones from the rubbish countries. It emerges that the U in Wii U stands for “United Nations”, and Iwata reveals that every government in the world will be passing a law that states everyone must wear the Vitality Sensor at all times in their daily life, for fear of death. A couple of years down the line, two British teenagers will find a way to cheat the system and will try to escape like at the end of Battle Royale, but they’ll be crushed by a giant Kuribo’s Shoe manned by Prime Minister Eric Pickles.

The unholy resurrection of Dr Kawashima
Iwata teased it a while back in a Nintendo Direct video, but he didn’t come close to explaining what that evil devil version of Dr Kawashima actually meant. Roughly an hour in to the conference, the big screen cuts to a live feed of Nintendo HQ in Japan, showing a 3DS sitting on a table. Reggie (who is on stage by this point) explains that “the Mayans were right, momma’s just been sleepin”. At precisely 66 minutes and 6 seconds, the 3DS on the table opens by itself and gives birth to a tiny baby devil version of Dr Kawashima, who giggles then shouts something angrily in Japanese. It jumps off the table and slips down a crack in the floorboards, descending into the sewers and polluting the Kyoto water system for decades to come and forcing natives to buy Nintendo’s own bottled water which is guaranteed to have no evil devil Kawashima baby disease in it.

Miyamoto’s new creation underwhelms
Everyone’s expecting Pikmin 3 this year, but we all know Shigeru Miyamoto has other ideas ticking around in his brain all the time, usually ones that hark back to his personal experiences. This year he leaps onto the stage brandishing a regular-sized lollipop. “When I was four years old,” Miyamoto tells a captivated audience through translator Bill Trinen, “I went to a grocery store with my mother and she said ‘Shigeru, you may choose a lollipop’. The excitement I felt at this time can not be described, and I chose a cola-flavoured Chupa Chups one. Perhaps you may have chosen a strawberry one!” The audience laughs hysterically. Shigsy continues: “My new game, Super Choice U, lets you relive this childhood excitement by choosing a lollipop from a choice of around seven different types of lollipop.” It’s later revealed in a post-E3 roundtable that the game will feature DLC offering extra types of lolly, and that a pre-order bonus will let players unlock a limited edition Drumstick, but by this point the damage is done.

Smash Bros 4′s roster consists entirely of obscure characters
Do you realise how it affected Masahiro Sakurai when everyone more or less guessed Sonic was going to be in Super Smash Bros. Brawl? He had it all planned out, and we were supposed to be thrilled and shocked like we where when Snake was revealed, but instead we all just thought “well, we expected that but it’s still pretty cool”. In an attempt to make sure nobody predicts the roster for the series’ fourth game, Super Smash Bros. Scuffle, Sakurai makes the interesting choice to ditch Mario, Link, Fox and chums and make the entire character roster consist of arbitrary, pointless, forgotten and (most importantly) unguessable characters from gaming’s underbelly. The first seven characters announced at E3 are Davy from Nintendo 64 game Chameleon Twist, PlayStation caveman Tombi, platform veteran Croc, Swanky Kong, Rob Haywood from 1080 Snowboarding, Global Gladiators Mick and Mick (who play like the Ice Climbers) and Phil “The Power” Taylor in his PDC World Championship Darts 2008 iteration.

Earthbound to be released on PAL Virtual Console

(Okay, that’s enough, it’s getting silly now – Ed)

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