This is the September/ October Issue of the Nintendo Force magazine. The main article is Shantae and the Pirate's Curse with highlights on WayForward and leading women in gaming



The Announcement of the New 3DS for Japan

The Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Leak

Dan Adelman leaving Nintendo

Collector's Corner Opening

First Wave of Amiibo Available for Preorder

First 4 Figures announcing figures of Samus in her Light Suit and Sword Kirby

Capcom releasing a Mega Man Helmet statue at San Diego Comic-Con

Jakks Pacific releases first part of their World of Nintendo line of toys and figures

Hyrule Warriors pre-order Treasure Box shown off

Yeah and Unyeah

Mario Kart 8 DLC and Pokken Tournament announced

Yeah! - Awesome New DLC coming to Mario Kart 8!

Unyeah... - We have to wait until May to access all of it?


Women of Wayforward


The Curse is Upon Us (Shantae and the Pirate's Curse)

An Ode to the Classics (Heart Forth, Alicia)

Inspired By Nightmares (Hyper Light Drifter)

Progress Report: Tadpole Treble

Catch His Drift (Xeodrifter)


Azure Striker Gunvolt - 8.5

Siesta Fiesta - 7.5

Wooden Sen'sey - 6.5

One Piece Unlimited World: RED - 6.5

Xtreme Sports - 7.0

Mega Man Battle Network - 8.5

Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge - 4.0

Mega Man X3 - 8.5

Super Mario Kart 7.0

Cybernator - 7.0

Blaster Master - 8.5

Ufouria: The Saga - 7.5

The Mysterious Murasame Castle - 7.0

Steamworld Dig - 9.0

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse - 9.0



Bayonetta 2

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U

Tetris Ultimate

Final Fantasy Explorers

Bravely Second

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire


Leading Ladies


Character Spotlight: Palutena


This issue's interview is with Mariel Cartwright, an illustrator who has worked on quite a few games like Skullgirls, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


Hyrule Warriors - 8.0

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call - 9.5

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) - 7.5

Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit - 7.5

Pokémon Art Academy - 6.0


A Chat with Lil Chen

Zelda starring Zelda - hacking The Legend of Zelda to star Zelda

PAX Pokémon League

Rokko Chan - A fan Mega man game starring a female Mega Man

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