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…..
One of the few complete surprises at this year’s E3 was the announcement of a Nintendo developed third-person shooter called Splatoon. In the game you play as an Inkling, a girl who can transform into a squid and swim through ink. Using various weapons and tools you…..
Ever since the Wii U launched back in November 2012, the console has struggled mightily to grab an audience. This has come partially as a result of an almost complete lack of third party support, especially as of late. When the console was first announced…..
The Wii U is able to support up to two independent Gamepads, but there hasn’t been a single game that takes advantage of the feature. The idea has always lingered in gamer’s minds, especially given the multitude of gameplay possibilities presented by having three separate…..
Nintendo confirmed recently that they have a Zelda game coming to the Wii U in 2015. During their Nintendo E3 Digital Presentation, Eiji Aonuma revealed the first details about the game, in what appears to be the most massive game in the series. The visuals…..
The Wii U is closing in on two years on the market, but the struggling console’s best days may still be ahead of it. At least, that’s what Nintendo believes as evidenced by the recent boost in sales for the console following the successful launch…..
Nintendo is allowing their Gamecube controllers to connect to the Nintendo Wii U console. News was announced through Nintendo’s Twitter account along with a small little teaser within the latest Super Smash Bros. Invitational trailer. Not too many details have been released yet for the…..
Brand new screenshots have been released for the upcoming Zelda focused video game, Hyrule Warriors. Developed by Omega Force with Team Ninja, this will be a first for a hack-and-slash based game that features our little hero, Link. This is what happens when you mix…..
Nintendo has announced that it will open the Super Smash Bros. Invitational to the public at E3 2014. The company is inviting all Super Smash Bros. fans in the Los Angeles area on June 10th to come and see the game at the Nokia Theater……
With the beleaguered Wii U continuing to struggle, Nintendo wants everyone to know they’re still in the game, both for their current console as well as the next. During an investor Q & A, Satoru Iwata confirmed that the company is already hard at work on…..
It’s no secret that the Wii U is struggling. Nintendo’s latest console arrived at the tail-end of a generation, one year ahead of more powerful systems from Sony and Microsoft. Analyst predictions of potential problems have come true. Consumer interest in the Wii U is…..
If you were a gamer back in the 1990′s there was one particular fighting franchise that was a must play. The infamous Mortal Kombat series has been a smashing hit causing friends to flock from arcades to consoles. Although the series was available on several…..