Video: The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes “Totem Time!” Trailer

Nintendo is going the distance to insure that fans understand the uniqueness of The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes. The latest addition in their constant stream of videos is titled “Totem Time!,” which you can view below. This short video focuses on the game’s cooperative nature, giving a brief overview of the totem mechanic, where three Links stand atop one another to solve various puzzles.

It was recently announced that the game’s online mode will be region-locked, but with options like local multiplayer and a single-player mode where you can switch between heroes, your totem will never fall short. The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes will be released on October 22nd in Japan and on October 23rd in North America and Europe.



Amazon US: Get The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes for $35 with Prime

Are you on the fence about buying The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, but the princess’s tell-all trailer didn’t win you over? Well, Amazon is making the decision a bit easier. US Amazon Prime members can now pre-order the game and get $5 off the retail price of $39.99 at checkout. Decide fast, as this is a pre-order only deal, and the game is due out on October 23rd.

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Gravity Falls: Legend Of The Gnome Gemulets 3DS Release Date Revealed

Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets for Nintendo 3DS has been known about for some time, though eagerly waiting fans had only a speculative Amazon estimate for release. However, today developer Ubisoft announced the game would be released on October 20th in North America and October 23rd in Europe. The game is based on the cult-classic TV show from the Disney Big Grin channel. Check out the teaser below for more information:


Video: Chibi Robo! Zip Lash First 2 Hours

Those of you in the United States will be able to get your hands on Chibi Robo! Zip Lash starting today. If you are on the fence about the game, or you are just interested to see how it plays, Tilmen has uploaded a video of the first two hours of the charming 2D platformer. Chibi Robo! Zip Lash reviews have already started to roll out and the delightful title has an average Metascore of 66.

Nintendo Dominates Japanese Video Game Market Share

If you read our Media Create sales charts which are published every week you will know that Nintendo titles have traditionally been doing particularly well in Japan. Figures published by Dengeki Online for the first half of the financial year show just how much of a lead Nintendo has over its competitors. Nintendo has established a 32.1% lead with its closest competitor being Level 5, who are the brains behind the incredibly successful Yo-Kai Watch franchise.

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%

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Play Asia: Animal Crossing Vol. 2 Amiibo Card Packs Buy 4 & Get 1 Free


If you have been hunting down Animal Crossing amiibo cards then you may want to take a look on Play Asia. The website is currently running a special offer on Animal Crossing Vol. 2 amiibo Card Packs. The latest deal is buy four packs and get an additional pack for free. You certainly can’t grumble at that!

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UK: Hoopa Will Be Distributed At GAME Stores

The Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire website has been updated with details of the next UK Pokémon distribution. At participating GAME stores, you’ll be able to get the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa between October 23rd and November 5th. To be eligible for a Hoopa code for your game, you’ll need to have a copy of Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire as well as a Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS.

The Hoopa you receive will be in confined form, but when paired with the prison bottle item in Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire, it will transform to Hoopa Unbound. There’s screenshots and videos showcasing Hoopa’s Unbound transformation on the official website.

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