Date archives for August, 2010

August 30th, 2010

Prepare for a DSi and XL Price Crash Stateside

May hint at 3DS pricing

With the official unveiling of the 3DS's price and release date just under one month away, Nintendo of America has started doing some of the preparatory work by dropping the suggested retail price of the DSi and DSi XL to $149.99 and $169.99 respectively.


Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Set to Brighten Up November

Launching Stateside on November 29th

There was some concern when Golden Sun: Dark Dawn was absent from Nintendo's 2010 release schedule. Did that mean the Camelot RPG would be delayed until 2011? It turns out, no, it did not, as Nintendo has just confirmed a North American release on November 29th.


Twilight Princess with High Res Textures Looks Fantastic

Fan project shines the game up

Zelda: Twilight Princess is knocking on four years old now: a venerable granddaddy in the Zelda line, it's only natural it's starting to show its age. Talented chap AaronLite has injected the game with some virtual Botox in the form of high resolution textures that turn the blurry bridges, grass and rocks of Hyrule into sharp detail.


Epic Mickey Gets Collectable with Special Edition

With a figure, DVD and Remote faceplate

With so much interest in Disney Epic Mickey it's no surprise Disney wants to offer fans something more than the standard vanilla release, which is why it's put together a Collector's Edition for the forthcoming mouse outing.


Incidentally, anyone yet to play the superb Monster Hunter Freedom Unite can get it for £7.99 on PSN Store. Get it bought, it's amazing!

August 29th, 2010

Now You Can Follow Shantae Wherever You Are

Via Twitter, that is

The wait for Shantae: Risky's Revenge is proving too much to bear for some. If you're one of those folks desperate to get their hands on the genie's goods, you might want to direct some of your enthusiasm and impatience to the official Shantae Twitter account.


August 28th, 2010

It feels so wrong having a PlayStation 3. Like cheating, only less socially acceptable.

Collect this Cosmos X2 Trailer to Activate its Powers

500 Points for side-scrolling shooter

DSiWare fans wanting a spot of shooting action on Monday may want to set their sights on Cosmos X2, a 500 Point download from Saturnine Games that looks to emulate the classic side-scrollers of old.


Learn Piano with the Latest Music On Title this Monday

200 Points to tinkle the ivories

If you've been following Abylight's Music On series you'll have already dabbled with an Electronic Keyboard and a Retro Keyboard, and with an Acoustic Guitar, but the next release in the series looks like taking the studio's musical offerings to a higher level.


Absolutely knackered tonight. Raised £165 for @childhospicesUk bringing our YTD total to well over £800 :)

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