Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Costumes in Action Video

Nintendo Life has released a new video for Bayonetta 2 featuring the Nintendo costumes in action.

The costumes are:

  • Star Mercenary
  • Mushroom Kingdom Princess
  • Sarasaland Princess
  • Hero of Hyrule
  • Galactic Bounty Hunter.\

Take a look at the new video below:

Bayonetta 2 will launch exclusively for Wii U on Oct. 24.  What did you think of the new costumes? read more

E3 2014 Art Academy Confirmed for Wii U

Nintendo has confirmed during E3 2014 that Art Academy will be headed exclusively to the Wii U eShop this year.

Art Academy is a follow-up to last year’s Art Academy: SketchPad and “will offer users a wide range of tools, as well as in-depth advanced lessons, to get the most out of their digital drawing. Unsurprisingly, the Wii U GamePad will act as the player’s canvas.” read more

Shovel Knight Dated for North America

Developer Yacht Club Games has announced that Shovel Knight will release in North America on June 26 for Wii U 3DS and PC.

Here is what the developer had to say:

June 26th!!! Mark your calendars! Tell your friends! We have official word from Nintendo and Steam that Shovel Knight will be released and playable on the 26th of this month! Get ready for the greatest 8-Bit inspired adventure game to sweep you off your feet and deliver pure fun directly into your soul. We’ve worked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for more than a year to bring this game to you; we’re extremely proud of the result, and we hope you love it just as much as we do. We hit some snags along the way and we’re sorry that we couldn’t deliver it sooner, but, hopefully, it will prove more than worth the wait! For all of you backers who have been following the adventure since the beginning, we have a few more surprises today too! read more

Tetris Celebrates 30th Birthday Today

Russian programmer Alexey Pajitnov released Tetris 30 years ago today on the Elektronika 60. 

Tetris gives you a screen which slowly fills up with “Tetrads” made up of four blocks in various shapes. You have to move and rotate the blocks so they form solid rows across the screen, whereupon the row will vanish and you will score points. Clearing more than one row at a time will net you a bonus multiplier. If the screen fills up with blocks then the game ends. read more