"Today, Nintendo UK has announced that it will be running a special half-price promotion at Hyper Japan for the popular life sim Tomodachi Life. The first 500 people to visit the Nintendo Store stand and present their 3DS, 3DS XL or 2DS console will be able to purchase either a physical or digital version of the game for £17.49, and when all of the boxed copies are gone, digital versions will be available for the same price."

"Bring Me Smash is effectively described as an on demand service that will be operating for Comic-Con attendees. Once a notice goes out through Nintendo’s Twitter account, fans will be able to tweet their location for a chance to have a roaming group of employees show up with a demo of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The winner will enjoy a brief hands-on session as a prize."

Todays image update is about two stages that will be appearing in the 3DS version of the game. Sakurai has mentioned that both versions will have their own unique stages to the game, but we also will be seeing some of the same stages in both versions like the boxing ring or Wily Castle. Wily Castle still has the Yellow Devil on it in the 3DS version, though it will also be daylight on the 3DS version and night on the Wii U. It makes you wonder what other differences there will be.

It's not that often that we get a Star Fox image as the daily image. But today we do. In the daily image for today, we see the return of Great Fox from Star Fox: Assault. While Sakurai doesn't specifically say it will be a stage, the Great Fox has been a stage in the past Smash Brother games, so we can only expect the same this time around.

What do you think? Are you happy that it is back?

"Ubisoft announced today that Tetris Ultimate will be coming to Nintendo 3DS this fall, following its launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC this summer.

In addition to the six game modes included in every version, Tetris Ultimate on 3DS will feature an exclusive single-player Challenge mode. This new mode will introduce several unique challenges, including orientation-locked and disappearing Tetriminos."

"Up to four-players can play either locally or online in a Smash Run, with each player confined to their own system. No one can trade blows with a fellow competitor until the final match at the end. During my Smash Run, I defeated dozens of enemies and grabbed randomly dropped power-ups that would increase individual stats for speed, jump, attack, special, arms, and defense. Some areas had floating trails of these category boosters permanently strung throughout the stage –- a great way to rewa..."

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"Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley wants to make harvesting more friendly to new players with easily upgradable, context-sensitive tools, developer Natsume Inc. announced today.

Context-based tools mean that specific items will automatically be selected for the player to use. Approaching a tree, for example, will trigger an axe to chop it down, rather than the player having to open the game's menus to find it. Upgrades are accomplished through a faster way as well; players can seek out in-game ..."

"“Starting today for the next few weeks, we’ll be hosting gaming events that will span across Miiverse! Anyone can join as long as you have the games we’ll be playing. How it works: CHECK OUT our post where we’ll announce each day’s activity. We’ll post it right here in Camp Miiverse. PLAY the game! Try to beat our challenge! POST your screenshot proving you beat our challenge in THAT GAME’S COMMUNITY. Over there! Not here! RESULTS will be posted the next day. Events will generally be held eve..."



This week Nintendo's eShop releases are rather short-listed, so here's a run down of the two eShop releases - Strike Force Foxx and Mr. Miller 2 - as well as current sales happening.

"Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later; someone was going to go full Jojo and rip the theme song from the less-than-popular Japanese anime and attach it to the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for the Wii U. The epic level is so far off the scale that when Charlie Sheen said “Epic Winning” the Super Smash Bros. remix with Jojo’s theme song was too high up to hear it."

"Pokémon Art Academy is the first time it has tied itself in with something so specific however, and features 40 art lessons which range in difficulty from the super easy to the challenging.

Read more: http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/games/pokemon-art-academy-review-504535.html#ixzz37sqZP2wQ"

"Another round of DLC hit Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call in Japan, and this one awakens Vincent Valentine from Final Fantasy VII. The downloadable character goes for ¥150, and there are also a handful of new songs being added to the game, including the appropriate addition of Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children's "Beyond the Wasteland.""

Game Freaks 365's Cliff Bakehorn is excited for the new Super Smash Bros. game on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. But he also has a number of different concerns for the portable version of the game. Find out his top five concerns on Game Freaks 365.

"The new preview, which can be found at the end of this post, includes one of the battle themes of the game. The song definitely has some “Dissidia: Final Fantasy” vibes and sounds really nice."

As expected, Star K.O’s will be making a return in Super Smash Bros. I do recollect seeing the Star K.O’s during the Smash Bros Invitational. In today’s update – Sakurai detailed more details made to the Star K.O’s in the Super Smash Bros For Wii U and 3DS. Firstly, Sakurai says that there will be a pattern where players will disappear in the Sky. However, when the time approaches its limit Star K.O’s will not occur anymore.

Final Fantasy's upcoming "Explorer" title has recently confirmed the starting class of your unique character: freelancer. It is the player's job to build experience via crafting to customize your freelancer however he or she sees fit.

The article also briefly goes into the multi-player aspect of Explorers, with both local and internet capabilities. Players will be able to use a chat system while online to communicate with fellow players.

"The good news for members of Club Nintendo's Elite Status program is that rewards for gold and platinum members are available now.

This year's offerings on the Club Nintendo website are entirely downloadable. There is not a physical reward in the bunch, unlike in previous years, where there was a selection of corporeal items in addition to downloadable titles."

"Like with Brawl, Sakurai will be providing daily updates on the development progress of Super Smash Bros For Wii U and 3DS through Miiverse.

Today, Sakurai revealed more details on Robin’s Levin Sword in Super Smash Bros. Levin Sword activates when you use a smash attack, however, like in Awakening, the Levin Sword can break."

San Diego Comic-Con 2014 is coming, and as everyone breaks out the announcements, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment is right there in the pack to talk Lego Batman.

WB and TT Games are not only going to be on the floor with a live demo for players but they're also hosting a panel and holding signings for fans. The talent list for the Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham panel is pretty extensive and even brings back a a legend to the franchise. See the details below for all the info

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Yesterday, Nintendo revealed that Chrom will appear in Super Smash Bros For Wii U and 3DS in some capacity. However, there are still lingering questions about what role he will play in the game. With this said, there is clues suggesting Chrom is part of Robin's Final Smash.

"Today, Sakurai detailed the differences between Lucina and Marth. Firstly, Sakurai revealed that Lucina’s and Marth have the same abilities – which might explain why Chrom was excluded as a playable character."

Today marks the start of a new path with GameGrep, we open our doors this afternoon to begin our first author and creator search. For those passionate about the community, esports, the industry and the topics within, we invite creative individuals to step up and throw their hat into the ring to be part of our first recruits of the year. This isn't our only call for applicants, we'll have a few more of these open through 2014 and eventually small window openings after we fill the staff pool.
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GG3 writes: "Nintendo announced a few new fighters for Super Smash Bros on Nintendo Wii U and 3DS.

There is, however, an illustration that came with it, which is so awesome, Nintendo packed it with a separate attachment."

Today has already been a good news day for Nintendo. We just found out about some new characters for Smash Brothers and now we get our first look at Mega Metagross in action and it looks awesome!! Mega Metagross was a Mega Evolution that I wanted to see and the hype definitely lives up!

Mega Metagross will be the partner to the Pokemon League Champion Steven. Despite running into him through your journey, he is the last obstacle on your path to becoming a Pokemon Master!

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