0 Editorials

DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between April 24th and April 30th

Happy May 1st to all of you! Hope your weekend was on the enjoyable side and full of gaming. ...Read More

on May 1, 2016 12:45 PM
6 News

My Nintendo Discount Rewards Updated for May in North America and Europe

New discounts have hit My Nintendo -- Nintendo's brand new rewards program -- for the month of May, including discounts for some of Nintendo 3DS' and Wii U's favorites. The deals differ among regional lines, so check ...Read More

on May 1, 2016 10:32 AM
25 News

Yves Guillemot Warns Vivendi Takeover Will “Kill Creativity”

According to a recent article from Bloomberg, the co-founder of monolith publisher Ubisoft Entertainment is still warning of the dangers of a hostile takeover. These are by no means empty threats, with a takeover from French ...Read More

on April 30, 2016 2:57 PM
3 Galleries

Splatoon is Getting a Host of New amiibo and amiibo Re-skins; Coming July 8

In an out of the blue announcement, Splatoon is getting a new batch of amiibo coming July 8. This includes a re-skin of the previous three in the Splatoon series (Inkling Boy, Girl, and Squid) as well ...Read More

on April 30, 2016 12:36 PM
6 Podcasts

ShockCast Ep. 2 – Localization & Console Exclusives

In this week's episode of the ShockCast, we talk about all things dealing with localization and console exclusives: what are the implications of localizing a game to a different region and different culture? What about the benefits ...Read More

on April 29, 2016 1:21 PM
2 News

Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow/Green 3DS eShop Releases Sell Over 1.5 Million Copies Worldwide

Coming off a big year for one of its most successful series and its 20th anniversary, one of the big surprises of the year for Pokemon fans was the re-release of the original Game Boy classics on ...Read More

on April 29, 2016 11:36 AM
0 News

Ubisoft to Open Rabbids Amusement Center in Montreal

While the Rabbids brand has seen a video game release since 2014, Ubisoft has officially announced they are in development of a Rabbid Amusement Center on the West Island of Montreal. According to a recent press release, ...Read More

on April 28, 2016 6:09 PM
16 News

Koei Tecmo Confirms Support for Nintendo NX and PlayStation VR

Today Koei Tecmo announced had its quarterly presentation for the period ending on March 31st, and they shared an interesting detail. ...Read More

on April 28, 2016 4:21 AM
20 News

PS4 Holds Top of Japanese Sales; One Piece: Burning Blood Wins Software on Media Create

Nothing stops the PS4 train in Japan, as Sony consoles remains at the top of today's Media Create charts, leaving the 3DS behind even counting its models combined. ...Read More

on April 27, 2016 1:18 PM
10 News

Xenoblade Chronicles Dated for the Wii U eShop

Xenoblade Chronicles will be available digitally to Wii U owners very soon indeed, Nintendo has confirmed. ...Read More

on April 27, 2016 1:14 PM
8 News

Nintendo Predicts to Ship Only 800,000 Wii U Units and 5 Million 3DS Units in Current Fiscal Year

With the NX coming right on the tail of the current fiscal year (that will end on March 31st, 2017), Nintendo understandably released conservative predictions for shipments of its current generation home console. ...Read More

on April 27, 2016 3:47 AM
52 News

Wii U and 3DS Lifetime Sales Now 12.8 and 58.85 Millions; Nintendo NX Launching in March 2017

Nintendo released today its financial results for the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2016. And they also dropped some juicy news, including  the lifetime sales for their current consoles and a release window for the ...Read More

on April 27, 2016 2:59 AM
3 News

Nintendo Takes Over Humble Bundle, Featuring Shantae, Citizens of Earth, and More

In a rare break from the deluge of PC indie titles, Humble Bundle has partnered with Nintendo to bring a steal of a deal for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS owners. Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle ...Read More

on April 26, 2016 4:15 PM
7 News

Star Fox Zero Gets a Humorous TV Commercial

Nintendo has launched a new TV advertisement for their recently released Wii U exclusive Star Fox Zero. ...Read More

on April 26, 2016 3:49 PM
178 Rumors

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Footage from PAX East Appears to Confirm More Changes for the West

Last months we reported the first signs of alterations to the western version of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (originally named Genei Ibun Roku #FE) for Wii U. ...Read More

on April 24, 2016 3:54 PM
46 Galleries

Nintendo’s Latest Patent Showcases a Horseshoe-Like Workout Controller

If your biggest fear for the Nintendo NX was the buttonless controller that surfaced in a December patent, get a load of this. According to a patent posted yesterday to the World Intellectual Property Organization (discovered and ...Read More

on April 22, 2016 7:30 PM
12 News

Check Out The Groovy New Trailer for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

The fabled cross over between the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem series, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is coming west this June. Nintendo of America has uploaded a brand new animated trailer that shows off plenty of ...Read More

on April 22, 2016 12:56 PM
26 Reviews

Review: Star Fox Zero/Star Fox Guard – All-Range Gameplay at its (Near) Finest

Star Fox Zero is a return to form of sorts, a callback to simpler times of Star Fox 64. Just like its predecessor, Zero is a rail shooter that has players step into the iconic Airwing as ...Read More

on April 21, 2016 3:55 PM
16 News

Nintendo Details Atlus’ Localization Process for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

Plenty of fans were surprised when Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE showed up in the latest Nintendo Direct, as it seemed the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem crossover had been all but forgotten outside of Japan. However, ...Read More

on April 21, 2016 3:13 PM
0 News

Run Run and Die for Wii U Gets a New Trailer

A new trailer has been released for Run Run and Die, an upcoming adventure game for the Wii U. ...Read More

on April 21, 2016 1:37 PM
2 News

The Battle Begins in Star Fox Zero’s 14-Minute Animated Short Film

Starting tomorrow, players can jump back into an Arwing and fly through the skies of Corneria in the upcoming Star Fox Zero, and in celebration of the game's release on Wii U, one of Nintendo's pre-release surprises ...Read More

on April 21, 2016 10:46 AM
10 News

PS4 Is Back at the Top of Media Create Hardware, While 3DS Wins Software

Today is Wednesday, and like every week we get a glimpse on how the Japanese market is performing, thanks to Media Create and its software and hardware charts. ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 3:59 PM
0 News

Coachella Continues Its Takeover Alongside Metal Hits in Guitar Hero Live’s Premium Sets

Welcome to the weekly Guitar Hero Live update! As many of you know, Monday-Wednesday is when Guitar Hero Live gets the lion share of additions to their roster via the Premium Sets. Last week’s selections featured a ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 2:53 PM
0 Reviews

Review: Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 5 – Building a New Adventure

Since its debut, Minecraft has long been known for giving players a complete toolkit to discover and create, bound only by the imagination of players. With a few core concepts of building and crafting in place, Minecraft ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 1:42 PM
5 News

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Gets the Special Edition Treatment

The Special Edition for Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, formerly known as the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem crossover, has been revealed by Nintendo. Known as the 'Fortissimo Edition', this package is confirmed for both North America ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 11:30 AM
23 Featured

Join Us For Episode 1 of the ShockCast and Win Dark Souls III

If you follow our social media accounts, you may have spotted the rare teaser about how DualShocker's official podcast -- The ShockCast -- is getting a reboot. And to start the relaunch with a bang, we are ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 7:51 AM
75 News

Scalebound Aims to Merge the Best of Action and Action RPG; PlatimumGames Explains its Design Philosophy

At GDC 2016 PlatinumGames Executive Director Atsushi Inaba hosted a panel in which he illustrated the studio's design philosophy for action games. ...Read More

on April 19, 2016 4:04 PM
3 News

Star Fox Zero’s Launch Trailer Lands in Full Force

One of the games long-promised on the Wii U was the next chapter in the Star Fox series, and it finally is coming this week. Star Fox Zero hits the Wii U in North America and Europe ...Read More

on April 19, 2016 12:07 PM
3 News

Take a Peek at Wii U’s Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge Gameplay Trailer

Mini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge hits North America in ten days, however feel free to check out the gameplay trailer below. Announced in March's Nintendo DirectMini Mario & Friends amiibo Challenge is Wii U's next ...Read More

on April 18, 2016 12:43 PM
9 News

Star Fox Zero Animated Short Receives a Teaser, Due This Week

Wii U owners and fans of the Star Fox series only have a short while more to wait for the latest game in the series, Star Fox Zero. To hype the game up even more, Nintendo will ...Read More

on April 18, 2016 10:03 AM