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Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 42

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 42

Welcome back to the Nintendo Time Portal, where we take a look back through Nintendo’s history to see which game anniversaries take place this week. For November 18-24, let’s take a look… and it turns out Nintendo¬†really likes this month for releasing new consoles… November 1... »

The History of Scribblenauts and Nintendo

The History of Scribblenauts and Nintendo

With the official announcement of Scribblenauts Showdown, which will be coming to the Switch, let’s take a look back at the history of the Scribblenauts series on Nintendo systems. Scribblenauts – Nintendo DS In 2009, developer 5th Cell released Scribblenauts for the Nintendo DS. This wa... »

Dragon Quest’s Long History With Nintendo

Dragon Quest’s Long History With Nintendo

Now that Dragon Quest XI is out in Japan (with a Switch version to follow at a later date) and an international release has been announced for 2018, let’s take a look at the series overall. Dragon Quest might not be the first series people associate with Nintendo, but it has actually had a lon... »

Radiant Historia Remake Announced for the 3DS

Radiant Historia Remake Announced for the 3DS

In 2010, Atlus released a time travel-themed RPG called Radiant Historia for the Nintendo DS. Now, the game is being remade for the 3DS as Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. Thanks to a translation from Gematsu, we know a few details about Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology from the Weekly Fami... »

Chase: Cold Case Investigations is a Hotel Dusk Spiritual Successor

Chase: Cold Case Investigations is a Hotel Dusk Spiritual Successor

Hotel Dusk: Room 215 was a point-and-click adventure game for the Nintendo DS released in 2007. The developer, Cing, made a few other similar games, such as Another Code: Two Memories (released in North America as Trace Memory) and Last Window: The Secret of Cape West. Last Window was a sequel to Ho... »

The Best of Professor Layton

The Best of Professor Layton

“Every puzzle has an answer,” says a certain top-hatted gentleman, and the Professor Layton series gives you hundreds of puzzles to find the answers to. But the Professor Layton games have more to offer than just a mental challenge, since their puzzles come in the context of intriguing, ... »

Hidden RPG Gems for the Nintendo DS

Hidden RPG Gems for the Nintendo DS

Like the Nintendo 3DS, the Nintendo DS has its share of hidden gems. The DS was home to many excellent RPGs like the port of Chrono Trigger, numerous Pok√©mon games, and The World Ends With You. As such, they tend to overshadow some of the lesser-known games. Let’s take a look at two hidden RPG... »

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