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Fire Emblem: Awakening is getting free additional maps via SpotPass through April, not to be confused with the various paid maps available as DLC. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 14, 2013 12:00PM PDT

The "Pikachu Edition" 3DS XL system will be available on March 24th, featuring a bold yellow color and the "familiar outline" of the iconic mascot. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 14, 2013 7:30AM PDT

Disney Infinity has been delayed into August 18, from its previous June release date. Read more

Nearly two years ago, Nintendo was sued by longtime Sony employee Seijiro Tomita over the use of glasses-free 3D technology in the 3DS. Today, the court ruled in favor of Tomita, awarding him $30.2 million in damages. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 13, 2013 3:40PM PDT

Sure, you've made flip books before, but have you ever made flip books in 3D? Come summer you'll be able to do that, when Nintendo launches Flipnote Studio 3D on Nintendo 3DS. A new Nintendo Direct video today revealed the launch and detailed the online services it'll offer, including a paid subscription for people who are really, really keen on animated gifs. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 11, 2013 11:40AM PDT

Nintendo is producing a series of 3DS cartoon shorts featuring Pikmin, in conjunction with an external animation studio. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 10, 2013 9:00AM PDT

Can you hear it keke on the horizon kekeke it's rushing kekeke... the Swarm! StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, that is, the zerg-y second instalment of the SC2 trilogy. Next week also brings God of War: Ascension, Darkstalkers Resurrection, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, and more. Read more

Our Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate takes a look at the gap-bridging installment between the first game and the upcoming Lords of Shadow 2. Read more

Monster Games, not Retro Studios, is working on the 3DS port of Donkey Kong Country Returns. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 3, 2013 11:30AM PST

Plummeting towards us next week, doubtless getting impaled on poles and rebar on the way down, is the shiny new Tomb Raider reboot. We'll also see the launch of the new SimCity, Magicka creator Arrowhead's The Showdown Effect, and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate. The impending baseball season brings MLB 13: The Show and MLB 2K13 too. Read more