How the Nintendo Smash Bros Direct Was Received By Japanese Viewers

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Overall, it sounds like Japanese fans really liked this update. Based on this poll, here’s a rough look at how well-received it was:

“What did you think of today’s program?”

  • Very good: 84.5%
  • Pretty good: 10.1%
  • Average: 2.4%
  • Not that good: 0.7%
  • Not good at all: 2.3%

Super Smash Bros Direct Coming On April 8th

Nintendo has announced that a Super Smash Bros. Direct will be coming on April 8th, 2014. The direct will provide new information on Super Smash Bros. The Direct will be streamed from the Nintendo Direct website at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m . PT.

Jump Magazine Reveals for Theatrythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Characters

Square Enix still has surprises left for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call and Jump revealed Final Fantasy characters in it.

Eiko from Final Fantasy IX, Jecht from Final Fantasy X, Fran from Final Fantasy XII, and Noel from Final Fantasy XIII-2 are confirmed for the music rhythm game.

The game's coming this April 24 in Japan.


This Week in eShop Deals

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That visuals look cool

These games are now on sale on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. One of them has its price reduced permanently:

  • Urban Trial Freestyle – $4.99 (was $6.99) permanent
  • Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey – $3.99 (was $4.99) through 4/6
  • Snow Moto Racing 3D – $5.99 (was $7.99) through 4/24

Vote Your Favorite Mega Man Game!

There can be only one.

A poll is being held for users to vote for which Mega Man game they want to be released first on the North American 3DS Virtual Console during Mega May. The choices consist of:

Mega Man II
Mega Man III
Mega Man IV
Mega Man V
Mega Man Xtreme
Mega Man Xtreme 2

Voting ends April 14 at 10 A.M. PT. The winning title will release on May 1, 2014, with the remaining games releasing each Thursday thereafter.


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Sonic Lost World Sold 640,000 in 2013

Sonic Lost World has managed to sell 640,000 units in 2013 despite all of the poor reviews that the game received. Sega says that sales were low due to the harsh market environment. The game was released exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.