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by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 31, 2014 5:00PM PDT

It's likely an early April Fools gag, but Nintendo has released new screenshots of Nester for the upcoming Super Smash Bros for Wii U & 3DS. Read more

Animal Crossing is best-suited for portable systems, but the series producer says it's more complex than people realize and therefore wouldn't be a good fit on smartphones. Read more

Nintendo is releasing a special edition 3DS XL for Disney Magical Castle along with the already-announced pink 2DS. This one will be white with gold accents. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 31, 2014 12:00PM PDT

A promotion offering a free digital copy of Pokemon X and Y with the purchase of a 3DS and selected game is closing after today. Read more

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda recently admitted that making games for a global audience actually does the opposite of what it was intended to do. "In the past, when we developed console games with a worldwide premise, we lost our focus, and not only did they end up being games that weren't for the Japanese, but they ended up being incomplete titles that weren't even fit for a global audience," he said. Read more

Rusty's Real Deal Baseball, a F2P game that lets you get discounts on its assorted mini-games by performing errands for the shopkeep, will hit 3DS next week. Read more

Super Smash Bros. on 3DS will feature a noticeably different art style than its console brethren, but if black outlines are a bit too much, it appears you'll be able to turn them off. Read more

Star Wars Pinball is getting four more tables, themed after Han Solo, Episode 4, Droids, and "Masters of the Force." Read more

The Skylanders are coming to McDonald's Happy Meals! However, before you rush to the Golden Arches, do keep in mind that these toys don't unlock any content in the game. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 24, 2014 3:00PM PDT

Yet another LEGO game is in the works, this time exclusively for handheld consoles. Read more