Nintendo’s Amiibo line of figurines officially became available for pre-order a few days ago. The figures retail for $12.99 and are currently available on Amazon and Gamestop. Over on Amazon the figures have been doing very well, with many of the twelve available figures jumping…..
One of Nintendo’s biggest surprises at this year’s E3 was the reveal of a totally new IP called Splatoon. The game was a third-person shooter where players shot ink while trying to cover the map in their team’s color. It starred a band of new characters called…..
Fatal Frame is a long running psychological horror franchise created by Tecmo but the most recent installment is to be exclusive to the Wii U. Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko which is translated to Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden or simply Fatal Frame V is…..
Following last week’s Gamescom, which took place in Cologne, Germany, Amazon has taken a look to see which system saw the highest increase in pre-orders to find out who got the best consumer reaction. MCV shared the report which says that of the three current-gen…..
There is a reason why there is a lack of Assassin’s Creed games being released for the Wii U this year. This is because Ubisoft reckons Wii U owners isn’t interested in the series. This is according to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot who talked with…..
Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart 8 has sold over one million units in the United States alone after two and a half months on the market. This makes it the second Wii U game to sell over a million in the US, with launch title New Super…..
In the modern age of gaming, remasters of games seem to be becoming more prevalent in the industry. Most recently, we saw The Last of Us Remastered, even as a game that just released last year, and it has been selling extremely well in the…..
The creator of Minecraft, Markuss “Notch” Persson, has openly expressed his opinion on what he thinks of the Nintendo Wii U console. He didn’t really have any nice things to say about it sadly. Notch sent out some tweets recently bashing the Wii U console…..
NPD Numbers are in for July ’14 and Sony continues to dominate the charts with the PlayStation 4. Consumers are still spending cash on new consoles, with console sales up almost twenty percent year over year. Recent tallies would suggest that Sony could have nearly…..
Yesterday we reported the departure of Nintendo’s long-time indie game manager Dan Adelman. One of the reasons for his departure was his many instances of going against the company’s message and sharing his harsher opinions a bit too openly. Now that he has left the…..
Dan Adelman, the Head of Digital Content and Development, has left Nintendo after nine years with the company. Adelman was a key proponent in Nintendo’s indie game department, pushing for more games from smaller developers on Nintendo platforms. In his position he handled outreach and support…..
If you owned or at least played a Nintendo 64 back in the day, you’ve likely at least heard of Diddy Kong Racing. This extremely underrated racer took your typical racing game, but gave it an overworld to explore between races. The game was also…..
E3 2014 was a big win for Nintendo, we didn’t need a survey to uncover that. A number of new games that were announced, and known quantities on the way, like Smash Bros, has gamers potentially ready to pick up a Wii U this year……
Nintendo has never been known for their account systems in the modern gaming age, with all games downloaded being tied to that individual system on both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. While they aren’t quite taking the leap many want with full account integration yet,…..
Sony’s PlayStation 4 has sold the most consoles in North America for the sixth straight month, according to NPD data for June. Hardware as a whole is saw a considerable jump of over 100% year over year, with console hardware seeing a jump of over…..
We learned a little awhile back that the Fatal Frame series was being revived as a Wii U exclusive, which seemed perfectly fitting with the potential of camera based gameplay on the Wii U GamePad. Now, the game has been officially unveiled through a NicoNico…..
Back in April came the news that the upcoming entry in the Fatal Frame series of survival horror games is heading to Wii U later this year. Now the game’s developer Tecmo Koei has set up a presentation on Japanese streaming site NicoNico for Thursday, July 17th…..
The Wii U may not be selling much in some places. However, one retailer in New Zealand is selling more Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles than the Xbox One. Online New Zealand retailer (Mighty Ape) announced the following on its Facebook page: “Another massive…..
Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship Edition is an updated, and new-gen version of last year’s excellent Metroidvania title Guacamelee. The Super Turbo Championship Edition adds in the previous DLC, along with a few new areas, enemies, and costumes. The base game remains the same great action platforming that we all…..
Nintendo is a very different company than any others within the gaming industry. Like Sony and Microsoft, they produce their own gaming consoles, but unlike them they rely almost solely on first party titles to sell that system. Also, their games are targeted at all…..
Retro-styled indie platformers have become a common sight these days. It seems like every time an independent game is announced we hear about how it will let you re-live the glory days of the NES, and bring back all of those memories from your past……
The “Console War” isn’t just about fans expressing which platform is their favorite. It’s also a very real driver of cash for companies that make games, at least that’s what Electronic Arts’ Peter Moore believes. In a recent interview with Games Industry, Moore reveals why…..
Sony successfully introduced their cross buy promotions with their PlayStation home consoles and handhelds in recent years, and it looks like Nintendo will be taking a stab at a similar system for the Wii U and 3DS. A new title, Squids Odyssey is currently available…..
At Nintendo’s 74th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders this week, investors voted to retain company President Satoru Iwata and eight others who were up for re-election as Directors of the company. Among the eight was legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, as well as Genyo Takeda, Tatsumi Kimishima, Shigeyuki Takahashi, Satoshi…..
Wii Sports Club has been slowly adding the original five sports from the classic Wii game. Today that has ended with the final inclusion of Baseball and Boxing, which join Bowling, Golf, and Tennis. You can now play all five original Wii Sports games in HD, online, and…..
Nintendo announced back in May that they would be releasing new, and official Gamecube controllers for the release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The new, and specially branded, controllers have just popped up for pre-order over on Best Buy’s website for a retail price of $29.99……
Nintendo is doing something with the Eternal Darkness name, the only question is what. On June 23rd they filed a “Request for Extension of Time to File a Statement of Use“, which essentially means that they want to hold the trademark and need more time to show…..
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata was unable to attend this year’s E3 conference due to an unspecified health concern. Announced today via a letter from Iwata himself, we now know what that concern was, and that it will cause him to miss the Annual General Meeting of…..
This year’s E3 was full of big reveals and video game announcements. From Nintendo, one game from the list of announcements is bringing back an instant classic but in a new twist. Mario Maker will give gamers the tools needed to create their very own…..
While Best Buy’s ad this week is very Xbox One centric, Target is nearly the opposite with their choosing another platform to focus on for this week. In fact, this sales flyer is excellent for those looking to get a Wii U console or just…..
Previously announced only for Japan, the Mario Kart 8 Mercedes-Benz DLC will be available in North America and Europe this Summer. The new kart is based on the Mercedes-Benz GLA-class SUV, and will be offered as a free download to all Mario Kart 8 players. This partnership likely comes…..