Dan Adelman on Working with Nintendo & new Nintendo 3DS Name

Below.. are excerpts from Gamenesia's interview with Dan Adelman (former Nintendo America employee)

On bringing games to Nintendo platforms

DA: "if a game comes along that would be a good fit for Wii U or 3DS, I'll definitely be bringing it Nintendo's way!"

On the name of the new Nintendo 3DS models:

DA:"There are companies out there that specialize in helping companies name their products. Nintendo clearly doesn't use them. I have a feeling I'm going to get myself in trouble for that!"

Check out the full interview and quotes here & here (Thanks to Ben for sending this in!)

SteamWorld Heist - #Heistuesday 1: Jack the Crippler


Welcome to #Heistuesday! Every Tuesday until release, we’ll introduce something new from our coming game SteamWorld Heist.

Jack the CripplerFirst out is a pretty unpleasant Scrapper type, who goes by the description Jack the Crippler. (Jack, please try not to kill everyone right this instant.) He’s one of many fearsome bad guys that share a fashionable lack of jaw, and have been serial-manufactured from scrap parts for maximum nasty effect. This particular unit has an affinity for blue caps and crunching stuff.

The Scrappers are a new faction of steambots that have quickly gained power through their ruthless piracy and exploitation of other steambots. Heinously, they defy the taboo of creating new steambots from “dead” or damaged parts, warping the personality of the newly created steambot towards wicked and cruel traits.

Steambots is short for “steam-driven robots”. You might think all steambots like each other, since they’re made from the same stuff. That’s not the case. Which is good for you, since this means there will ample opportunity for conflict.

Question: What type of weapon would you equip Jack the Crippler with?

Read more about SteamWorld Heist at www.steamworldgames.com/heist!

Kamen Rider Summonride Launches in Japan on Dec. 8th + Details



The game uses NFC figures (eg. Skylanders or amiibo)
The figures are based on Heisei-era riders
up to 4 players
confirmed riders are: Drive, Kuuga, Agito, Ryuki, Faiz, Blade, Hibiki, Kabuto, Den-O, Kiva, Decade, W, OOO, Forze, Wizard, and Gaim.
Cosstsss 8,550 yen

Fatal Frame Shrine of the Black Haired Maiden - Full NicoNico Launch Stream from Sept 25th Recording


Pokemon Trading Card Game Online Launches for the iPad and iPad mini in the UK

The application has arrived in the United Kingdom via the Apple App Store
LONDON, United Kingdom.—September 30, 2014— The Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) Online app has launched on the Apple App StoreTM in select markets around the world, bringing the online version of the popular trading card game to iPad® and iPad miniTM devices with Retina display, starting with the third generation, in Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The Pokémon TCG Online, available as a downloadable client for PC and Mac® and now as an app, allows fans with an Internet connection to play the game whenever they like, wherever Wi-Fi access is available or by using the device’s data plan.

Players can begin downloading the free-to-play Pokémon TCG Online app at appstore.com/pokemontcgo for iPad and iPad mini devices. They will also be able to search for the official Pokémon TCG Online app in the Apple App Store. The app launches in additional markets in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America later this week.

The Pokémon TCG Online app provides iPad and iPad mini users with a similar experience to the one PC and Mac players have enjoyed, and ensures that their digital card collection and game progress follows them across any device they’re playing on. Game features are identical as well, including both player-versus-computer and player-versus-player online battles, deck building, card trading, avatar customisation, a Pokémon TCG tutorial, and more.

All Pokémon TCG Online players receive several free digital Pokémon TCG decks to get started right away and can earn additional cards through both player-versus-computer and online battles. Players who purchase physical theme decks, booster packs, and other Pokémon TCG products will also receive a code card that unlocks digital cards for their Pokémon TCG Online game, enhancing decks and adding cards to their online collection for play or trading.

“The iPad version of the Pokémon TCG Online makes it even easier for fans to pick up the game and begin playing immediately,” said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “We want to provide players with various access points to play and enjoy the Pokémon TCG, whether it’s the traditional tabletop game, PC and Mac version, or the iPad and iPad mini app.”

For more information about the Pokémon TCG Online, please visit Pokemon.co.uk/TCGO. The free-to-play iPad and iPad mini version of the game can be downloaded at appstore.com/pokemontcgo.

Watch Dogs Wii U Launching Dec. 4th in Japan


Kirby Themed Money Box


Smash Bros 3DS - Official Brazilian Launch Tournament Details

Brazil will be having a Smash Bros 3DS tournament that will take place in Sao Paulo on October 3rd. Below are the details.

Check out the details here!(thanks Rafael for sending this in!)

Famitsu Review Scores 9/30/14

Flowers (PSV/PSP) – 8/9/7/7
Choco Ken no Chokotto Fushigi na Monogatari: Shokora Hime no Mahou to Recipe (3DS) – 7/7/7/7
Hideboh: Tap Dance Hero (PSV) – 6/8/7/6
Majin Bone: The Majin of Space and Time (3DS) – 6/7/7/6

Smash Bros Wii U/3DS - Screenshot Sept. 30th 2014


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