The Binding of Isaac Rebirth

Hyrule Warriors Legends - a few more details on Skull Kid, Phantom Ganon and more

The following details were translated by Gematsu...

- Skull Kid that steals the hero’s ocarina and places a curse on him in a different world
- violent and mischievous, but values his friends.
- fights alongside his fairy friends Tatl and Tael, and uses an ocarina as his weapon
- new story for Skull Kid has a picture-story-style presentation
- Phantom Ganon, from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, will appear as a new enemy character
- uses a large sword to deliver powerful attacks like heavy blows and magic bullets
- by utilizing the “Player Change” and “Ocarina Warp” systems, and gathering up to four player characters around a giant enemy, beneficial “Smash Burst Power” effects will occur, such as your magic gauge being restored
- new stage with elements from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker will appear
- the “Earth Temple” and “Wind Temple” will appear, as well as Wind Waker‘s Makar character

Amazon France - Animal Crossing amiibo, amiibo Festival bundle up for pre-order

Japan - Nintendo highest market share for first half of FY2015

Dengeki shared the Top 10 publishers for the first half of the fiscal year. Nintendo dominated in Japan and reached almost a third of total games sold. Check out the full list below!

1. Nintendo – 32.1%
2. Level 5 – 11.9%
3. Square Enix – 11%
4. Bandai Namco – 10.7%
5. Konami – 5.3%
6. Capcom – 4.9%
7. Sony Computer Entertainment – 3.1%
8. GunHo – 2.3%
9. Spike Chunsoft – 1.8%
10. Marvelous – 1.5%

Wii U/Nintendo 3DS - various maintenances planned for October 13

Sevices impacted
Nintendo 3DS: Chat-a-Lot (online play, leaderboards)
Nintendo 3DS: Harvest Moon: A Tale of Two Towns (online play, leaderboards)
Nintendo 3DS: Planet Crashers (online play, leaderboards)
Nintendo 3DS: Sonic and All-Stars: Racing Transformed (online play, leaderboards)
Nintendo 3DS: Sonic Lost World (online play, leaderboards)
Nintendo 3DS: Super Street Fighter IV 3D (online play, leaderboards)

– Europe: October 12th (11PM) to October 13th (4AM)
– UK: October 12th (10PM) to October 13th (3AM)
– North America (EDT): October 12th (5PM to 10PM)
– North America (PDT): October 12th (2PM to 7PM)
– Japan: October 13th (6AM to 11AM)


Sevices impacted
Wii U: Image Share
Nintendo 3DS: Image Share

– Europe: October 13th (2AM to 4AM)
– UK: October 13th (1AM to 3AM)
– North America (EDT): October 12th (8PM to 10PM)
– North America (PDT): October 12th (5PM to 7PM)
– Japan: October 13th (9AM to 11AM)


Services impacted
Wii U: Devil’s Third (online play, leaderboards)
This maintenance will take place on:

– Europe: October 13th (2AM to 5AM)
– UK: October 13th (1AM to 4AM)
– North America (EDT): October 12th (8PM to 11PM)
– North America (PDT): October 12th (5PM to 8PM)
– Japan: October 13th (9AM to 12PM)

Dedede's Drum Dash Deluxe - designer talks about Waddle Dees and trophies

Pokemon UK - Get Hoopa for Your Game!

Get the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa at participating GAME stores! Hoopa is a Mythical Pokémon that cannot be encountered through regular gameplay! The Pokémon is recognizable by its two horns and the golden ring that adorns its trunk. Hoopa’s rings are said to have the power to bend dimensions and move objects across great distances.

Hoopa is available at select GAME retailers between October 23 and November 5, 2015. You'll need a copy of Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire as well as a system in the Nintendo 3DS family. The Hoopa you receive will be in its Confined form. When Hoopa is in Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, it can transform into the powerful Hoopa Unbound!

Visit select GAME stores to get the amazing Mythical Pokémon Hoopa while you can.