The Binding of Isaac Rebirth

Nintendo Badge Arcade - North American update for May 20th, 2016

Nintendo Badge Arcade

- 3 new and 1 returning set of Animal Crossing badges (2nd set is returning)

Thanks to AlienboyVA for the heads up!

Dragon Ball Fusions - Japanese magazine pics, release date, bundle & new fusions

- due out August 4th in Japan
- will cost 5,700 Yen
- bundle including the game, a New Nintendo 3DS and a set of cover plates for 23,700 Yen
- two new fusions revealed:

Gohanks (EX): Gohan (child) and Trunks (child), which can be transferred to Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 via a QR Code. This is an EX fusion, which requires the special bracelet;

Gohanks (Future): Gohan (adult) and Trunks (adult), which can be transferred to Dragon Ball Fusions via a QR Code.

One Piece: Dai Kaizoku Colosseum coming to 3DS

One Piece: Dai Kaizoku Colosseum

- 2D action game
- story mode where the players can sail around the world in order to become the Pirate King
- features a bounty system
- as you defeat rivals, your own bounty increases
- mode which lets you create your very own team of pirates
- combo system where you have to press the attack button at a steady tempo

Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice - soundtrack details

Ace Attorney 6 Original Soundtrack

- Japanese Release Date : July 13 , 2016
- 3,000 yen + tax
- 2 discs
- 62 songs

Japan - Pikachu and Eevee New 3DS XL cover plates on the way

- due out early June
- rubber coated cover plates
- priced at ¥2,138 each
- available via Amazon

Reminder: Nintendo 2DS Reduced to $79.99 Today

Last week, we announced that the Nintendo 2DS portable system was dropping to an incredible $79.99. Well, today's the day!

As of this morning, the Nintendo 2DS portable system is now only $79.99 at retailers nationwide. This is a better value than ever, especially for parents looking to introduce their kids to their first gaming device. Some systems will even come pre-installed with the popular Mario Kart 7 racing game.

Nintendo 2DS is great for gaming on the go and a nice companion for families during summer travel. It comes with fun, built-in entertainment options, the ability to take photos and videos and wireless access to Nintendo eShop to explore a large library of games for all types of players. The system includes two screens (including a touch screen) and plays Nintendo 3DS games, plus nearly all Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi games in 2D.

A quality hand-held system from Nintendo, Mario Kart 7 and the ability to play thousands of different games on one device for only $79.99? It really doesn't get any better than that!

For more details about Nintendo 2DS, visit

Nintendo UK store - Pokken Tournament Pro Pad back in stock

StarFox Zero – Dev Team Interview: Part Two

Part Two: New Vehicles Broaden the Scope of the Gameplay

Sao: In Star Fox Zero, Fox McCloud’s ship can transform, and this is a major part of the gameplay.

Miyamoto: Yes, in this title, the Arwing can turn into the Walker, which can travel on land. The idea for this goes right back to the legendary Star Fox 2 which was in development for Super Nintendo but got cancelled once we knew the Nintendo 64 was on the way. In Star Fox 2, you could transform into a robot in order to get into narrow spaces like enemy battleships. Now in this new title, you can press the A Button whenever you like and turn your ship into the Walker.

Hayashi: But actually in the new game, you can play using the original Walker that was developed for the long-lost Star Fox 2.

Sao: Huh? What do you mean?

Hayashi: Well, if you tap a Fox McCloud amiibo on the Wii U GamePad, you’ll be able to use an Arwing from the Super Nintendo era...

Full interview here

In EU shops and on Nintendo eShop now: Fire Emblem Fates

Born to one royal family, raised by another, you’re caught between two kingdoms on the brink of war. In Fire Emblem Fates, out now exclusively on Nintendo 3DS family systems, you must decide where your loyalties lie and choose which family to stand with. See both sides of the conflict and start learning about this ambitious strategy game at our official Fire Emblem Fates website!

Lead your forces onto the battlefield and strategically manoeuvre units into position to face opposing armies in exciting turn-based skirmishes where just a few wrong moves can lead to defeat. Build relationships between your allies by pairing them up on the battlefield, and in time they’ll support each other strongly in combat. Plus, certain characters can use the powers of a dragon in battle, or alter certain parts of the map to turn situations to their advantage: they might dry up a river, open up a new path, or something else unexpected!

New to Fire Emblem Fates, you can now construct and customise your own castle as a home base. Here you can shop for weapons, chat with your troops and practise your skills by defending your castle against sieges from the armies of players you encounter via StreetPass! If you tap compatible amiibo (sold separately), fan-favourite Fire Emblem characters will also appear in your castle. You can receive special items the first two times you tap in an amiibo character, and challenge the character to battle the third time. If you defeat them, they might even join your army!

There are several sides to the story in Fire Emblem Fates, which can be explored in three unique story paths. Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest and Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright are available to purchase from launch, while Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation will be available to purchase as downloadable content from June 9th 2016.* New maps will also be available to purchase as downloadable content over the coming months. You can learn all about the upcoming extra content at the Fire Emblem Fates website's DLC & Revelation section.

In Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS, the game is simply known as Fire Emblem Fates. At a certain point of the game you will have to choose your story path, determining which version of the game you own. Whether you choose to purchase at retail or from Nintendo eShop, after selecting your path, you can then choose to purchase the other story paths as downloadable content from Nintendo eShop.*

If you purchase Fire Emblem Fates from Nintendo eShop before 16/06/2016 at 23:59 (UK time), you can also receive a bonus 'Fire Emblem Fates: Two Kingdoms' HOME Menu Theme.**

Put your loyalties on the line, prepare to make a choice that could decide a bitter conflict and find out everything you need to know at our official Fire Emblem Fates website. Whichever side you choose, hours of strategic battles await in Fire Emblem Fates, only on Nintendo 3DS family systems.

Fire Emblem Fates is available from shops and as a downloadable version from Nintendo eShop now, only on Nintendo 3DS family systems. From launch day, Fire Emblem Fates Special Edition and New Nintendo 3DS XL Fire Emblem Fates Edition will also be available to purchase.*** From June 9th, Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation will be available to purchase as downloadable content from Nintendo eShop, and new maps will also be available to purchase as downloadable content over the coming months.*