I think this is going to be the 3DS's equivalent to the Game Boy Color. We'll probably see titles compatible with both systems at first, there may be some games that are 3DS compatible but have some features that specifically take advantage of the extra buttons (and maybe the extra power), and as the market shifts… » 8/29/14 4:20pm Friday 4:20pm

Golden Sun and Super Paper Mario have similar moments to the Suikoden 2/Persona 3 endings. Both games, fairly early on, allow you to flat-out refuse to go on a quest to save the world, leading to a non-standard Game Over that implies the destruction of the world.

(And yes, I know Super Paper Mario isn't a JRPG, but the… » 8/28/14 1:45pm Thursday 1:45pm

I forget, does Mario Kart 8 allow two players to select the same character in local play? I know online (at least with strangers) lets you just because it would be a mess otherwise, but the MK standard so far has been "no".

And the reason I ask is because I'm wondering this- do the different color Yoshi/Shy Guys count… » 8/27/14 2:32pm Wednesday 2:32pm

I'm getting the impression that Nintendo gets DLC, and really wants to make their customers feel like they aren't getting nickel and dimed. Especially since I'm pretty sure this content isn't already on the disc- otherwise the people modding the game would have found it by now, right? » 8/26/14 10:19pm Tuesday 10:19pm