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Top 5 Paper Mario Bosses

Top 5 Paper Mario Bosses

The Paper Mario series has had many memorable characters (at least in the originals) and entertaining boss fights. Let’s count down through some of the greatest bosses in the Paper Mario series. 5. Koopa Bros. The Koopa Bros. serve as one of the earliest boss fights in Paper Mario, so they aren’t particularly difficult compared to other bosses, but they’re certainly entertaining. These four costumed Koopas are a clear reference to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and above all, they want to make sure you know how cool they are. 4. Francis Francis, from Super Paper Mario, is not a memorable boss for the battle itself, but for the scenes leading up to it. You need to answer ... »

Our Most-Wanted Mario Kart Characters

Our Most-Wanted Mario Kart Characters

With each new Mario Kart game, the roster of playable characters grows. Sometimes, new additions are well-received, such as when Nintendo first announced that the Koopalings would be drivers in Mario Kart 8. Other times, new characters leave fans scratching their heads over why that character was picked (Pink Gold Peach?) over others. With that in mind, let’s talk about some of the characters we’d love to see on the roster for the first time in future Mario Kart games. Fawful Fawful has been my choice for a new Mario Kart character for years. With his odd mannerisms and dialogue, this Mario & Luigi villain could be quite an entertaining racer, and Mario RPGs would finally hav... »

Nintendo Reveals ARMS Demo and Splatoon 2 Story Mode

Nintendo Reveals ARMS Demo and Splatoon 2 Story Mode

During the special Nintendo Direct for ARMS, Nintendo revealed several new pieces of information about the upcoming Switch game. One of the most interesting is that you’ll get a chance to try out ARMS for yourself through a special “Global Testpunch” demo. Like Splatoon’s Global Testfire demos, the Global Testpunch will be available on specific days. The first round will be on May 26-28, and the second will take place on June 2-4. Further details about gameplay times will come soon. In order to play, you’ll need to download the free demo from the Nintendo eShop. In addition to the Global Testpunch, Nintendo unveiled three new characters: Kid Cobra, Byte & Ba... »

Learn the Systems for Culdcept Revolt

Learn the Systems for Culdcept Revolt

Culdcept Revolt, the latest game in the card-meets-board game series, will be out for the Nintendo 3DS on August 29. NIS America has now updated the website with a System page to explain the rules of gameplay. Magic Magic comes into play in two ways: Current Magic and Total Magic. Your Current Magic, also known as “G,” is the currency you have on hand to play cards, upgrade your territories, and pay tolls. Total Magic combines your Current Magic, the value of your territories, and the value of your Element Gems. How to Increase Total Magic Each match has a Magic Goal. To win, you must reach that goal with your Total Magic. You can increase your total magic through the following m... »

Awesome Game Series Ep. 7 – Disgaea 5 Complete on Nintendo Switch

Awesome Game Series Ep. 7 – Disgaea 5 Complete on Nintendo Switch

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Disgaea 5 Complete – Nintendo Switch (Review)

Disgaea 5 Complete – Nintendo Switch (Review)

Thanks to NIS America for providing the product for review. Intro Disgaea 5 Complete is a tactical based strategy RPG for the Nintendo Switch. It previously graced the PS4 however the Nintendo Switch version includes all 8 bonus scenarios, four of the fan favorite characters, and three classes that were all part of the DLC for the PS4 release: Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengence.  This really is the complete version, chocked full of great RPG content! Disgaea 5 Complete releases May 23rd which seems like a perfect time for gamers. With many Switch fans transitioning from Breath of the Wild, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Disgaea 5 Complete is the perfect fit to solve that craving for RPG gaming. The S... »

Nintendo Announces E3 2017 Presentation

Nintendo Announces E3 2017 Presentation

Previously, Nintendo announced that it would once again skip an E3 stage show, and now we know the details of the company’s digital E3 2017 plans. Nintendo Spotlight First up, Nintendo will hold a special digital presentation on June 13 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. It will be shown live at e3.nintendo.com and focus on games coming out in 2017. It will specifically cover Nintendo Switch games, including Super Mario Odyssey. Nintendo Treehouse As they’ve done in previous years, Nintendo will follow its initial E3 presentation with Nintendo Treehouse gameplay. From June 13 through June 15, Nintendo Treehouse will live-stream upcoming Switch and 3DS games, along with commentary and behind-... »

Story and Characters Revealed for Culdcept Revolt

Story and Characters Revealed for Culdcept Revolt

Curious to know more about Culdcept Revolt, the collectible card strategy board game being localized for the 3DS on August 29? NIS America has now updated the official website with information about the story and characters. In Quest Mode, you’ll play as a young man named Allen who wakes up in the city of Celphas with no memory. In this city, Cepters (people who can use the Culdcept cards) are hunted down and killed. Allen remembers his own Cepter powers and joins a rebel group called the Free Bats to fight the city’s tyrannical leader, Count Kraniss. The website includes details about 10 major characters: Allen – the main character, who is searching for clues about his los... »

Koei Tecmo Has More Nintendo Switch Games Planned

Koei Tecmo Has More Nintendo Switch Games Planned

Koei Tecmo is currently working on Fire Emblem Warriors, the musou-style Fire Emblem spin-off for the Nintendo Switch, but that will be far from their only Switch game. In fact, we already knew about a few multi-platform games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence and Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII were already released for the Switch in Japan, and Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi and Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon have also been announced. At a recent financial results briefing, Koei Tecmo praised the Switch’s ability to let you play anywhere and promised continued support for the console. According to the translation from Gematsu... »

New Ever Oasis Trailer Introduces the World and Gameplay

New Ever Oasis Trailer Introduces the World and Gameplay

Ever Oasis, which will be out on June 23 for the Nintendo 3DS in North America and Europe, and on July 13 in Japan, has received a new trailer introducing the world and the kinds of activities the player can expect. In addition to managing and expanding your oasis, building and overseeing shops, and attracting new residents, you’ll also need to defend your oasis in times of danger. Ever Oasis is an action RPG in which you’ll explore the desert and numerous dungeons with three party members. One feature that makes it stand out from similar games is that you can switch which party member you’re controlling with the press of a button. This not only helps you in combat, but als... »

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia DLC Announced

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia DLC Announced

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is already out in Japan, and it will arrive in North America and Europe on May 19. Now, Nintendo has announced the additional content that will become available after its launch. Shadows of Valentia will have 5 different DLC packs, each priced differently according to the content it contains. DLC Pack #1 – Fledgling Warriors Pack – The first DLC pack will be available on May 19 for $7.99. It includes a new dungeon called the Astral Temple and two new maps. Nintendo recommends it for early- and mid-game players. DLC Pack #2 – Undaunted Heroes Pack – The second will become available on May 25 for $9.99. It includes another new dun... »

Major Update Planned for Monster Hunter Stories

Major Update Planned for Monster Hunter Stories

Monster Hunter Stories, the turn-based JRPG Monster Hunter spin-off, came out in Japan last October for the 3DS and is planned for a worldwide release later this year. Capcom has announced a major update for Monster Hunter Stories this summer, which will be available to all players for free. According to the translation by Nintendo Everything, this update will add three new Otomon (monsters): Teostra, Kushala Daora, and Rajang. It will also make it possible for players to obtain DLC Otomon from Monster Nests after completing the ending, although this won’t apply to collaboration Otomon. Finally, it will add the ability to change the main character’s appearance and gender from the... »

 

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