Nintendo DS Archive

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7 August 2018

29 July 2018

23 April 2018

The unlikely origin of StreetPass and a Mario DS game you never knew about

"This is something CEO Iwata wants to tell you personally..."

3 January 2018

19 December 2017

6 December 2017

FeatureInside the Pokémon black market

We speak to the breeders, genners and hackers who trade in perfect Pokémon.

14 November 2017

18 September 2017

3 September 2017

Digital FoundryTech Evolution: 25 years of Super Mario Kart

Nine games analysed across nine consoles: Digital Foundry charts the evolution of the classic series.

24 August 2017

30 May 2017

26 February 2017

FeatureThe case for a video game musical

Here's to the fools who dream.

18 February 2017

FeatureAll work and no play

In praise of video game rest.

25 January 2017

8 January 2017

FeatureNew year's resolution: Let's stop screaming

Press any trousers to continue.

6 December 2016

30 November 2016

Pokémon Sun and Moon are Nintendo's biggest UK launch of all time

UPDATE: 3.5m sold in Europe and Japan already.

21 November 2016

9 November 2016

Diddy Kong Racing's second canned sequel unearthed

Back in 2004 Climax pitched Diddy Kong Racing Adventure.

1 November 2016

21 October 2016

22 August 2016

Japan's Prime Minister just rocked up to the Olympics dressed as Mario

Shadow the Hedgehog, meanwhile, was nowhere to be seen.

5 August 2016

Buzz! developer Relentless shut down

All employees let go today.

21 July 2016

28 April 2016

16 April 2016

17 March 2016

15 March 2016

9 March 2016

19 February 2016

16 February 2016

8 February 2016

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon on Wii U Virtual Console this week

Plus a Bravely Second demo, and Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty.

7 February 2016

FeatureA brief history of one of gaming's greatest studios

Infinite climax action: Rich Stanton celebrates Platinum Games on its 10th anniversary.

13 January 2016

4 December 2015

13 November 2015

Sonic Twitter account taken over by Dr. Eggman

"That intolerable blue hedgehog has been running amok on Twitter long enough!"

26 October 2015

Don Bluth launches Dragon's Lair movie Kickstarter

Needs $550k to make a pitch video for a $70m film.

16 September 2015

2 September 2015

9 August 2015

17 July 2015

Thousands of Nintendo fans pay respects at Satoru Iwata funeral

Late president's influence "will make people around the world smile".

14 July 2015

Earthbound director Shigesato Itoi pays tribute to Satoru Iwata

"We'll meet again. After all, we're friends."

13 July 2015

FeatureSatoru Iwata: a gentle revolutionary

"It would have been more frightening to take the conventional path."

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passes away at 55

UPDATE: Miyamoto "surprised and saddened", remains committed to Nintendo's "development policy".

Tributes pour in for Nintendo's Satoru Iwata

Contemporaries and competitors unite.

29 June 2015

The World Ends With You is back on iOS

After a four month absence.

Zelda: Ocarina of Time on Wii U eShop this week

Plus Advance Wars 2, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon.

17 June 2015

FeatureThe E3 Bulletin: Wednesday

Puppets! Starfox! JRPGs! DayZ!

22 April 2015

Bill Paxton to play Jack Thompson in BBC GTA drama

UPDATE: BBC confirms plot, Daniel Radcliffe to star.

9 April 2015

Daniel Radcliffe in talks to play GTA producer Sam Houser

In BBC drama helmed by Black Mirror and Misfits director.

27 January 2015

16 December 2014

Dementium series is getting remade on 3DS

Will feature a new save system, aiming for 60fps.

12 December 2014

27 November 2014

31 October 2014

de Blob IP purchased by Nordic Games, could see a comeback

"We will evaluate opportunities with the existing games, as well as potential sequels.”

23 September 2014

18 September 2014

17 September 2014

29 August 2014

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime completes the Ice Bucket Challenge

But doesn't nominate anyone else, thus completing the cycle.

4 August 2014

9 July 2014

It's Donkey Kong's 33rd birthday today

Someone buy that ape a tie!

27 June 2014

13 June 2014

Nintendo's first DS title for Wii U is Brain Training

UPDATE: Now available free in the UK for limited time.

9 June 2014

Census says UK games industry back on track

Employment its highest since 2008.

28 May 2014

THQ sure left a lot of cool stuff in its former HQ

As shown by man whose work relocated there.

30 April 2014

Red Dead Redemption, GTA4 affected by GameSpy server shutdown

Rockstar saving some services, other titles retired.

29 April 2014

Why so serious? Nintendo explains angry Western Kirby

"We know there is a serious side to Kirby as well."

22 April 2014

GameSpy servers to shut down next month

UPDATE: Borderlands PC, Civ 3 & 4 will migrate to Steamworks.

18 April 2014

Cave Story will finally reach the European 3DS eShop in May

This definitive version is also coming to Australia.

16 March 2014

FeatureThe story behind Nintendo's detective

How Level-5 got Luke and Layton together.

11 March 2014

999 is coming to iOS without puzzles

But it will feature better graphics and a flow chart.

10 March 2014

HMV is ditching pre-owned video game sales

And discounting stock to clear shelves.

7 March 2014

27 February 2014

Nintendo terminating Wii and DS online services

Mario Kart, Smash Bros. Brawl, Animal Crossing affected.

7 February 2014

Renegade Kid's FPS Moon to receive episodic 3DS remake

UPDATE: And here's how it looks in motion.

6 February 2014

Call of Duty series enters three-year dev cycle

Sledgehammer Games will round out the dev trio.

30 January 2014

8 January 2014

2 January 2014

Nintendo sorry for Christmas eShop hiccups

Postpones release of Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter.

18 December 2013

FeatureMyth-busting the murky world of video game trade-ins

Plus five top tips that will make you a savvy shopper.

17 December 2013

Dementium 2 HD checks in on Steam

While Mutant Mudds Deluxe hits PS3 & Vita in North America.

16 December 2013

UK chart: COD, it's Ghosts town

Gran Turismo 6 still off the pace.

13 December 2013

Pokémon Bank app launches this month

Consolidate and transfer up to 3K Pokémon across six games.

8 December 2013

FeatureThe Super Mario Bros. Story

From the archive: a series retrospective.

29 November 2013

Rune Factory's future in doubt after dev declares itself bankrupt

Neverland shuts its doors after 20 years.

22 November 2013

Various US airlines now let you play games during takeoff

Includes: Virgin, Delta, JetBlue, American Airlines, United, Southwest and more.

17 November 2013

4 November 2013

UK chart: Assassin's Creed 4 beats Battlefield 4

But neither sell as strongly as their predecessors.

15 October 2013

Pokémon X and Y sales hit four million in two days

The fastest-selling titles 3DS titles to date.

12 October 2013

WayForward shows off its cancelled Silent Hill DS game

And its original vision for Silent Hill: Book of Memories.

9 October 2013

Doodle Jump leaps onto 3DS and oldschool DS this year

With Doodle Jump Adventures and Doodle Jump Journey.

2 September 2013

6 August 2013

FeatureClash! The story behind an all-time classic

How Capybara made Clash of Heroes, the game that changed the studio forever.

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