July was a great month for Nintendo. Octopath Traveler was the best-selling game in the U.S., according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. The Switch was also the best-selling console in terms of both dollar and unit sales. That company should celebrate, but it should keep an eye out for the giant purple and yellow man in the shadows who smells of onions. That’s right, Wario isn’t happy. WarioWare Gold launched July 27 for the Nintendo 3DS. That gave it more than a week of sales for NPD’s July period, which ended August 4. But even with enough time to make an impact, it didn’t. The latest entry in the microgames series failed to crack the NPD’s top 20 best-selling games. On the 3DS chart, it limped into No. 3 behind Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon of the Pokémon series. Now, I may love it, but I’m not going to pretend like WarioWare is one of Nintendo’s biggest and best-selling franchises. But the 3DS has sold 72.86 million units … [Read more...] about Nintendo 3DS owners have Switched, leaving WarioWare behind
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Nintendo is stepping up its crusade against pirated games by bringing the anti-piracy measures it introduced to the Nintendo Switch to the Nintendo 3DS line of handheld consoles.Infamous Nintendo hacker and homebrewer SciresM shared the unfortunate – fortunate? It depends on who you ask – news via Twitter.The Nintendo 3DS software update 11.8.0 was originally thought to be a simple system stability update, introducing nothing noteworthy to the interface beyond small improvements – but not according to SciresM, who's an authority on homebrewing Nintendo consoles.Hack this, not thatThe update enables the console to send possibly encrypted app tickets to Nintendo’s servers whenever a game is connected to the internet. If said game app came from a source other than the Nintendo eShop or an official cartridge, then Nintendo reserves the right to ban those consoles – and attached Nintendo Accounts – from online play.It’s a shame for Nintendo that … [Read more...] about Nintendo 3DS puts the kibosh on piracy with latest software update
Over the last 24 hours we’ve seen Microsoft hold a massive Xbox One game sale, and Sony do the same with big discounts on some PS4 titles, but now it’s Nintendo’s turn.The Nintendo eShop is hosting a big “Summer Winter Sale" (FTFY Nintendo) on both its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS storefronts, offering up to 60% discounts on some awesome titles until August 9.Unfortunately, we can’t link you to any of the deals as you’ll need to access the Nintendo eShop on either your Switch or your 3DS console in order to see them, but here’s a complete list of sale items courtesy of Vooks.The best Nintendo Switch prices, bundles and sales in AustraliaNintendo Switch Summer SaleAir Mail (N-Fusion) – $11.70, was $19.50Animal Rivals: Nintendo Switch Edition (Blue Sunset Games) – $3.75, was $5.00ATOMIK: RunGunJumpGun (Gambitious) – $7.79, was $12.99Axiom Verge (Thomas Happ Games) – $24.30, was $27.00Binaries (Ant Workshop) – … [Read more...] about Nintendo is holding its biggest Switch eShop sale yet
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 19, 2018--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180419005482/en/As the newest member of Coon and Friends, you must create your own superhero, build up your notoriety and use your superpowers to save South Park. (Photo: Business Wire)Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch– Players will once again assume the role of the New Kid. As the newest member of Coon and Friends, you must create your own superhero, build up your notoriety and use your superpowers to save South Park. Only then will Coon and Friends take their rightful place as the greatest team of superheroes ever assembled – and get the movie deal they so richly deserve. The game launches on April 24.Nintendo eShop sales:Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available … [Read more...] about Nintendo Download: Ample Parking, Day or Night!
Have you played all of your Nintendo Switch games and you're looking for a bit more fun? I know how pricey they can be, especially if you're on a budget. Sixty dollars on a game seems a bit high, but I have found some great games currently on sale for your pleasure! The Darkside Detective Join forces with Francis McQueen as he investigates bizarre cases throughout this game. Whether it's cults or missing cats, you can track down each criminal for only $10. See at the Nintendo eShop Aegis Defenders Aegis Defenders brings platformers and tower defense games together as you try to defend their village. Pick up Aegis Defenders and use the Aegis to your advantage for only $16 See at the Nintendo eShop Millie Become a millipede with a dream of becoming a pilot in this puzzle solving game. You can currently get it on sale for $3, and take to the skies as Millie. See at the Nintendo eShop Fe This platforming game leaves it up to you to discover the world around you. Without a hand to hold, … [Read more...] about Best Nintendo Switch Games on Sale Now