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PacMan joins Smash Bros.


Yup, even though Namco denied it before, PacMan was announced at the Nintendo Round table conference at E3 and was announced publicly afterwards.

He’s pretty much as I thought he would be in the game. But he can summon sprites from other Namco games like Galaxian, Xevious, Bosconian, Mappy and the PacMan ghosts.


On the WiiU, PacMan’s level is a scrolling PacLand stage.


On the 3DS, PacMac’s level is a procedurally generated PacMac maze.

Nintendo Direct 18/Dec/13


┬áNintendo did their live “Nintendo Direct” video today at 2PM GMT. I missed it as I was doing Christmas shopping. But when I got back home I found a whole bunch of stuff waiting for me on Facebook and Kotaku. So let’s have a look at them…

The first thing I saw was the announcement of Super Mario Galaxy’s Princess Rosalina is to be included as a playable character in Super Smash Bros for WiiU and 3DS. As much as I like the idea of more female characters to be added in the roster, personally I could name some better characters to add, like Impa from Zelda, though to be honest there’s already a crap ton of Zelda characters in Smash Bros anyway, maybe Paula from Earthbound, or Mona from WarioWare. Continue reading

E3 Stuff Part 5 “It’s a me, Nintendo!”



Due to the fact that I have a full time job, and I was unaware of the E3 dates, I totally missed the 3PM Nintendo E3 conference. However I was able to sneak a few times out of my manager’s field of view to skim-read live blogs talking about the Nintendo Direct show. And Here it goes… Continue reading