By Eric Chetkauskas / April 5th, 2015
This past week, there was a Nintendo Direct that gave us a glimpse into what’s coming up for Nintendo; DLC for Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart 8, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Mario Maker, Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem and more were all presented in a spectacle that left us in awe. It also gave us another opportunity to go hunting for elusive amiibo; but that’s a rant for a different day.
As Nintendo prepares for its future, the oprainfall Retro Commercial Research Team — in other words, me — will present you with a look back at TV moments from the company’s past.
April Fool’s Day was also this week, and, like most sites, we had our share of fun with it.
- APRIL FOOLS RETRO REVIEW: Final Fantasy (NES)
- APRIL FOOLS 2015: Building Character: The Saviour of Kakariko
- APRIL FOOLS 2015: 465 Gaming: Top 10 Video Games Of All Time
- APRIL FOOLS 2015: Swords Tournament – Round 4
- APRIL FOOLS 2015: Xenoblade Chronicles X Delayed, Given TBA Release Date
- APRIL FOOLS 2015: oprainfall is Joining the Fight to Remaster Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Here’s a rundown of everything else going on this past week.
REVIEWS & PREVIEWS:
- REVIEW: Dot Arcade | Guy Rainey
- REVIEW: Tales from the Borderlands – Episodes 1 & 2 | Guy Rainey
- REVIEW: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters | Justin Guillou
- REVIEW: Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor: Overclocked | Colin Malone
- REVIEW: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD | Adam Reese
- PREVIEW: Story of Seasons | Jeff Neuenschwander
- RETRO REVIEW: Super Mario Bros. 3 | Eric Chetkauskas
- Top 5 Moments of Nintendo’s April Direct
- TOKU-TALK: I Want To Live Like Kamen (Rider) People
- OPERATION MADNESS: Swords Tournament – Quarterfinals
- Total Control Ep 28: The Demon Souls of Podcasts (PODCAST)
- Gradius III: Yolo – One life gaming (VIDEO)
- Nintendo Direct Recap: Fatal Frame, SMTxFE, and More
- Mevius Final Fantasy for Mobile Devices in Spring 2015
- Bandai Namco Opens Rights to Old IPs
- (Japan) Fire Emblem If Will Indeed Be Two Separate Packages
- Final Club Nintendo Rewards Available Now
- Nintendo Posts Official SMT x Fire Emblem Crossover Trailer
- Mewtwo, Lucas, and other DLC for Super Smash Bros Detailed
- Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Trailer Analyzed
- Fatal Frame: Oracle of the Sodden Raven Announced For Localization
- Official New Fire Emblem 3DS Trailer Shown in Direct
- Bravely Second’s Opening Shown in Japan’s Nintendo Direct
Don’t forget to check out our YouTube channel for a variety of videos, including recaps, trailers and more.