Category: Nintendo

Nintendo Digital Showcase

Nintendo has again opted for a curated pre-recorded event instead of a live press event. Coming off the huge success of Splatoon and Amiibo, everyone was curious to see what Nintendo would bring to E3. They focused their info today on 2015 and early 2016 titles leaving NX, Zelda and their unannounced mobile phone strategies at the treehouse. NEW GAMES Star Fox Zero a new Wii U Star Fox is huge. This marks the first time Star...

Nintendo Pre E3: Super Smash DLC

Confirming the Reddit leaks, Roy from Fire Emblem and Ryu from Street Fighter have been confirmed as upcoming DLC for Super Smash Bros. Roy will largely control like he did in Melee with stronger close range attacks when compared to Marth. Ryu will control like no other smash fighter with varying attack strength based on how long you hold the attack button, a easy Smash Bros style specials and a stronger Street Fighter style special. This means that...

E3 2015: Press Conference Schedules and Live Streams

It’s E3 time again, folks! And this year’s E3 2015 coverage will be a little different than in the past. RFMag will be covering E3 live from Los Angeles this year! That means you should stay glued to RFMag.com, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for updates throughout the convention. And with E3 beginning soon, that means it’s time to set your calendars for all the E3 2015 press conferences. Our friends at RAGE Works will be joining us...

Guitar Hero Live NYC Event - Pete Wentz Gameplay

Guitar Hero Live NYC Event – Pete Wentz Gameplay

It’s an interesting year to be a rhythm gamer. Both Rock Band and Guitar Hero are making a comeback. Prior to Pax East, Harmonix revealed that they have been developing and working on Rock Band 4. Harmonix is even taking song requests for it. Yesterday morning at the Best Buy theater in New York City Activision unveiled Guitar Hero Live and brought Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy play Guitar Hero Live on stage. Check out Pete...

Splatoon Inks its Way to Wii U!

Last year, when you heard third-person shooter, you wouldn’t think Nintendo would spark up in your mind. Fortunately they have unveiled that they will be making a brand spanking new major IP coming out this May available only on Wii U. Splatoon: tactical squid based combat where you have to ink your way to victory by traversing the world as a human/squid hybrid, The Inkling. As a human you are able to use your weapons loadout...

New Digital Content for Nintendo Consoles

Nintendo adds new games to the Nintendo eShop this week which are available on the Wii U system, as well as the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 2DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems. Be sure to check out the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii™ Shop Channel for the  Nintendo Wii console for newly added content as well. Let’s recap their press release highlighting this week’s featured digital content: Nintendo eShop on Wii U Pushmo World – Pulling the puzzle...

E3 2014: Nintendo Lineup

E3 2014: Nintendo Lineup

All aboard the Nintendo Hype Train! Non-stop service from here to Awesometown! In all seriousness, Nintendo had a lot to prove going into E3 2014. 3DS has been doing very well, but the Wii U continues to struggle with a sparse library and dwindling 3rd party support. To combat this, Nintendo has deployed their most diverse E3 line up in a long time. When the Wii U was first announced, one of the features that...

Lego The Hobbit Preview: Building middle earth one brick at a time

  Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to play a demo for Lego: The Hobbit. The demo consisted of two levels of the full game, a visit to Bilbo Baggins’s home in the shire, and exploring the Goblin King’s caves. The build I played was not a final version of the game, but from what I played so far I’m very excited to play the final build! I played Lego: The Hobbit on a...

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[CES 2014] Charge Up Your Life with Nyko

  Since 1996 Nyko has provided consumers with innovative and affordable peripherals. Gamers and tech junkies alike have been able to greatly enhance their technological lifestyles with great products to fit each of their individual needs. We have shared our love for Nyko’s Wii U accessories in the past, but what does the future hold for this revolutionary company? Today at the Consumer Electronics Show Nyko announced a new lineup of fantastic products for the...

Nintendo Direct Recap: A Glimpse into the Near Future

This morning Nintendo presented a fresh Nintendo Direct that gave some insight into what Wii U and 3DS owners could expect in the coming months. Satoru Iwata gave out a few tidbits of information regarding a few anticipated titles such as Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Rayman Legends, and Pokemon Rumble U. Not to mention a new title involving Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright has been confirmed for a U.S release and two current...

SDCC 2013 – Up Nintendo’s Sleeves

According to video game hardware sales research, Nintendo has seen a steady increase in hardware sales over the past few weeks – including a 137% sales global sales increase with the Wii U. Certainly games like Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Shin Megami Tensei IV, the digital release of New Super Luigi U, and the impending launch of Pikmin 3 have helped push systems, but that does not mean that Nintendo is out of tricks for the rest...