Rayquaza, New Mega-Evolved Pokémon Announced for Alpha/Omega

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While most 3DS gamers were likely focused on the recent Super Smash Bros. developments, The Pokémon Company International let slip another great preview video for upcoming titles Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Continue reading

The Curious Case of the Crossover Caper – Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

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Like any fan, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the North American release of Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney ever since it made its Japanese debut in 2012. Both series, which masterfully combine the niche visual novel format with the (slightly) more accepted form of the themed adventure puzzler, were standouts on the Nintendo DS, and the thought of seeing them all mashed-up on my current favorite handheld, the 3DS, made me positively giddy. Continue reading

10 Things You Should Know About Nintendo’s New 3DS

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Just when you thought it was safe to make a handheld purchase, Nintendo of Japan drops a bomb on gamers everywhere. New hardware with new specs in both 3DS and 3DS XL flavors will be available soon in Asia – the rest of us seemingly have to wait. Here’s what we know so far. Continue reading