Nintendo of America has uploaded a video titled Inside the Treehouse. Treehouse is the product development arm of Nintendo of America who deal primarily with localisation. The feature video looks at the forthcoming Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS and focusses on the long localisation schedule that the hit franchise has endured. Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be released in North America on June 9th and June 14th in Europe.
Nintendo of America has uploaded a brand new television commercial for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. The advert shows plenty of Donkey Kong action as he jumps and swings his way through some tricky platforming levels. The 3D remake of the original Wii game is due to be released on May 24th in North America and Europe. What do you think to the commercial?
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Ubisoft has revealed yet another location in Rayman Legends which is simply titled Ocean World. In this ocean world, players face brand new enemies and can manipulate light and dark using gameplay mechanics based on stealth and infiltration. Ubisoft announced earlier today that there are a variety of pre-order bonuses which are specific to each console. You can read about them, right here.
Nintendo of America has uploaded brand new footage of the eagerly awaited Pokemon X and Pokemon Y. The trailer shows off the game’s overhauled visuals and gives a look at the series traditional battle system. We found out earlier today that the game will be separated into three different areas. Pokemon X and Pokemon Y is exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS and is due to be released worldwide sometime in October this year.
Precursor Games has uploaded a gripping nine minutes of footage from the spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness, Shadow of the Eternals. The footage shows of the incredibly rendered visuals which have been built using the impressive CryEngine 3. The crowdfunding campaign for Shadow of the Eternals has already amassed $136,928. The goal for the studio is to raise $1,500,000. You can support the game, right here.
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Prolific blogger NintenDaan has managed to get his hands on a Japanese copy of Pokemon Rumble U for the Wii U. Pokemon Rumble U is the successor to the popular Pokemon Rumble Blast on the Nintendo 3DS and it features all Pokemon from the first five generations. Pokemon Rumble U is also the first game to use the Wii U GamePad’s NFC functionality. Consumers will be able to purchase packs of six NFC figures which will cost around $30.
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for Nintendo 3DS is an updated version of Donkey Kong Country Returns, which was released in 2010 for Wii. Players can unlock eight brand-new stages in the remake, which become playable once the main game is completed. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D arrives in stores and in the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS on May 24th. Above you can watch 13 minutes of gameplay footage of the upcoming game.
US gaming publication Games Radar recently received the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the new Zelda game which was revealed yesterday for the Nintendo 3DS. The video has around five minutes of in-game footage which was captured at the special event. Nintendo revealed yesterday that the game is a sequel to the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.
The Pokémon Company has revealed that the newly discovered Mewtwo-like Pokémon has a “mysterious connection with the Legendary Mewtwo.” Watch the above video to witness Mewtwo transform into the new Pokémon. The new form will be featured in upcoming Nintendo 3DS-exclusives Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.
Knapnok Games’ upcoming party game, Spin the Bottle, is scheduled to arrive in May on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. The party game includes a two-player minigame called “Pump Trolley,” in which each player holds a Wii Remote controller while facing the other player. Both players then act like they’re pumping a trolley, as seen in the video above. Unlike the players in the above video, make sure to wear a Wii Remote Wrist Strap when playing Spin the Bottle!