Nintendo DS Archive

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

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.

1 August 2013


UK publisher asks for help releasing Devil Survivor 2

Cult DS RPG needs 1800 pre-orders before it gets manufactured.

1 July 2013

30 June 2013

16 May 2013


Nintendo now claiming ad revenue for YouTube Let's Play videos

"You're doing it wrong," says Thomas Was Alone creator.

29 April 2013

23 April 2013


Darksiders and Red Faction sold to Nordic Games

Gearbox paid $1.35 million for Homeworld, 505 acquired Drawn to Life.

10 April 2013

14 March 2013


The EU version of SMT: Devil Survivor 2 is finished, but Ghostlight needs fan support to get it released

Lackluster retail support for DS titles is "making it difficult" to release the game.

4 March 2013


UK chart: Crytek another bow, Crysis 3

Tomb Raider is on its way this week.

27 February 2013


THQ taking bids for Darksiders, Red Faction, Homeworld et al from 1st April

And Titan Quest and Costume Quest and Stacking, and and and...

20 February 2013

8 February 2013


Administrator Deloitte confirms 66 HMV store closures

UPDATE: 60 laid off at HMV head office.

7 February 2013


This is my $550,000 30-year video game collection

Oh it's not mine really but it could be yours.

18 January 2013


GAME wants to buy up to 45 HMV stores

Where there is an HMV but not a GAME.

16 January 2013

15 January 2013


HMV: "We don't see this as the final chapter"

"It might have to be a slightly different future."

11 January 2013


Nintendo hails Wii U sales success in the US

Shares jump on positive Christmas.

8 January 2013


Lego Marvel Super Heroes announced

Out on everything this autumn.


FeatureTrends of 2013: The real meets the virtual

What happens when games and real-life start to exchange ideas?

2 January 2013

12 December 2012


Level-5 responds to Sega's lawsuit over Inazuma Eleven

Points out its soccer series started before the patent, plus touch screen controls are "very basic."

11 December 2012

10 December 2012


Nintendo's Pokédex iOS app costs Ł17.45 to complete

Will Pokémon encyclopaedia's pricing lead to Tepig sales?

7 December 2012


Wii U sees healthy US launch, numbers in line with Wii

But Xbox 360 outsells both combined.

26 November 2012


The Wii U sold 400K units in its first week in the US

The DS outsold the 3DS the week of Black Friday.

23 November 2012

15 November 2012


Croydon fraudster jailed for selling fake Nintendo games

Defence justifies Ł600k scheme due to high street video game prices.

13 November 2012

5 November 2012

30 October 2012

24 October 2012


3DS and DS sales roughly equal after same time period

Latest Nintendo numbers show Wii sales drying up.

15 October 2012

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