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Nintendo Files Patent On A Handheld With Interchangeable Buttons

04 May 2014 - 03:00 PM | Nightingale in News Nintendo 3DS

It's been found by NeoGAF that Nintendo filed a new patent last year in October. The patent was for a new handheld that has what seems to be interchangeable buttons. According to the reference pictures on the patent, you can swap out the analog sick for a directional pad, or switch the buttons from four buttons to three. Based on the pictures given, it looks to be about the same build as...

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Rovio's Profits Slashed By Half

29 April 2014 - 08:00 PM | Nightingale in Media News

It's gotten to where Rovio has become some what of a household name ever since Angry Birds became a hit. Early on the company was doing great, with the popularity of their prized franchise growing more and more each day. Well now the company behind the famed title has had their profits go down by a considerable amount, by half of what it was before. Rovio's profits for 2013 went down...

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Theatrythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call Coming to North America

22 April 2014 - 11:00 PM | Nightingale in News Nintendo 3DS

A few days back, I had written about the new Theatrythm Final Fantasy game, Curtain Call. Back when I reported on all of the new songs we'd be getting in the game, it was said that the game was only releasing in Japan so far. It's been confirmed now that we will be getting Theatrythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call for the Nintendo 3DS here in the states sometime this year, no exact date has...

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CandySwipe Creator and Developer King Reach Agreement


We all remember a while back the huge fit that was thrown over Candy Crush's dev King when they attempted to trademark the word "Candy". Albert Ransom, the indie developer that created CandySwipe fought them tooth and nail on the acquisition. Albert even wrote an open letter detailing as to why King should not trademark the word "candy", as it would trouble his game CandySw...

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The Walking Dead Season 2 Comes to Vita Next Week

17 April 2014 - 10:00 PM | Nightingale in News Playstation Vita

According to the PlayStation blog, the second season of The Walking Dead game will be making its way to the PS Vita next week on April 22nd for North America and April 23rd for Europe. The first two episodes of season two, "All That Remains" and "A House Divided", can be downloaded through the PlayStation Store for $5.00 each. Now if you get the season pass, which $2...

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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call Gets News Songs

16 April 2014 - 09:30 PM | Nightingale in News Nintendo 3DS

As a Final Fantasy fan, I quite enjoyed Theatrythm: Final Fantasy for the Nintendo 3DS. You choose between a decent selection of Final Fantasy characters to create a group of four to play as. You journey through the game, following the beats of famous Final Fantasy songs to battle and play. The next installment into the series is Theatrythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call. This next installment has...

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Soul Sacrifice Delta Coming to NA in May

16 April 2014 - 12:00 AM | Nightingale in News Playstation Vita

It's been confirmed that both North America and Europe will be getting Soul Sacrifice Delta sometime this May. We reported on the game supposedly coming to the west awhile back, when it was still only a rumor. Soul Sacrifice Delta is not the only new game we'll be seeing make its way to the west for the PS Vita. Japan Studio will also be releasing Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines and Freedo...

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Some Core 3DS Games Get Permanent Price Cuts

14 April 2014 - 09:13 PM | Nightingale in News Nintendo 3DS

I don't know about you, but I absolutely love it when a game company does permanent discounts on some of its bigger titles. Nintendo is one such company known for doing some pretty decent discounts as the time goes by, after the games have been out for a fair amount of time. As of April 22nd, we will be seeing not one, not two, not three, but five core Nintendo 3DS titles go down in price b...

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Tomodachi Life Coming to 3DS This June

10 April 2014 - 04:00 PM | Nightingale in News Nintendo 3DS

Tomodachi Life is the localized version of the popularTomodachi Collection in Japan. It's a life simulator of sorts where you use your Miis to play and interact with other Miis on your 3DS. This past January, Satoru Iwata told The Wall Street Journal that Nintendo was in the process of adapting it in order to bring it to the west, saying that “Even the most ‘Japanese’ games can translate...

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Super Smash Bros. For the 3DS Details

10 April 2014 - 02:40 AM | Nightingale in News Nintendo 3DS

Yesterday Nintendo did a Nintendo Direct about their upcoming title, Super Smash Bros. coming out for both the Wii U and 3DS. The differences between the two will be their stages, as the character roster for both systems will be the same. Another interesting thing about the 3DS version of the game will be that the game will run at 60 fps (frames per second), even in 3D. The Pokemon summons will...

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Pink 2DS Announced For Europe In May

03 April 2014 - 04:00 PM | Nightingale in News Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has recently announced that Europe will be getting a pretty pink 2DS on May 16th all in honor of the release of Kirby: Triple Deluxe, thought the game will be sold separately from the system. The 2DS is all pink, except for the buttons and the back of the system. The color scheme of it is the exact opposite of the pink and white 2DS that was announced for North America through GameStop...

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Halo Co-Creator Makes Mobile Game For 'Core Gamers'


Alex Seropian, the co-creator of Halo, who branched off to go and make his indie studio Industrial Toys, has raised $5 million with funding from Accel Partners to help launch a mobile game that is geared more towards the hard-core gamers called Midnight Star. Accel Partners in the past has invested in Rovio and Supercell, the companies responsible for Angry Birds and Clash of Clans, respec...

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