Monolith Soft was initially formed under the umbrella of Namco before being bought completely by Nintendo later. Serving as a first party developer, they released the critically acclaimed Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii, which served as a spiritual successor to their Xenosaga series. Close to…..
The Nintendo Wii U console managed to beat out both the PS4 and Xbox One on Black Friday judging by buyers ordering on the Target website. Target announced on its website: “Gaming consoles were popular in stores and online, including Nintendo Wii U, which was…..
One of the most annoying things about the Wii U is that you aren’t able to buy a separate gamepad on its own. This is about to change as Japan is starting to see them separately from the console itself. As seen on the official…..
Nintendo has announced that it will be holding special deals on the eShop this coming weekend for various 3DS and Wii U video games. Nintendo of Europe announced on Twitter: “From Friday to Monday we’ll have #eShop Cyber Deals taking place each day on #WiiU…..
Mario may be most renowned for his platforming prowess, but that doesn’t stop him from taking a break to play some sports with friends, with the Mario Tennis series being one of the most well rounded of all. Skipping a brand new game on the…..
North American retailer, Toys R Us, has now revealed its Black Friday deals for PS4, Xbox One and Wii U consoles and games. It appears all North American retailers are offering the same price and deals for PS4 and Xbox One console bundles. Toys R…..
It look like Minecraft will makes it debut on the Wii U console after all as PEGI has rated it on its official website. The game was just rated as of November 12th with Microsoft Studios being the publisher. This makes sense since Microsoft bought…..
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash was first announced at E3 earlier this year and is scheduled to release next month for the Wii U. This game has been under wraps in a lot of ways, but luckily two very enticing details have been revealed about the…..
Video game analyst, Michael Pachter, has predicted the lifetime sales for the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U consoles. GamesIndustry reported Pachter gave a speech at DICE Europe last week where he talked about how the 8th generation of consoles will perform. According to Patcher,…..
Horror games on the Wii U are few and far between. Indie developed, third party horror games are about as rare as they come, with really only ZombiU and a couple of other titles fitting the description. This alone makes Year Walk, from Simogo and…..
The newest sales figures for the Wii U in Japan show that the console has now managed to sell over 2.5 million units. Media Create (via DualShockers) has revealed that the Wii U has sold over 2,508,312 units since it came out back in 2012……
The Wii U exclusive title by Tomonobu Itagaki, Devil’s Third, is receiving an online free-to-play version in eastern territories where the genre is a booming success. Devil’s Third was already released on August 4, 2015 in Japan, with a planned release window of this fall…..
The Wii U has been out for nearly three years now and in that time, we’ve gotten so many different updates, though most are relatively small and not publicized too much. That is exactly the case with the latest update 5.5.0 U for the Wii…..
Star Fox Zero may have not been officially announced until E3 back in June, but we’ve known it was coming since Shigeru Miyamoto first teased it last year. The game is set to arrive by the end of the year and now the first official…..
Nintendo’s Gamepad for the Wii U hasn’t exactly been the game changer it could have been. It most certainly did not catch on like the motion controls of the Wii. Some games use it well, others don’t use it at all. The fact of the…..
Nintendo has posted its financial report for Q1 fiscal year 2016 and the results have been positive for both the Wii U and 3DS consoles. VentureBeat summarized the report and it was good news for Nintendo. From April 1st until June 30th, the company earned…..
Pack your knapsack because we’re going to camp. Camp Triggerfish, that is! When the Inklings aren’t busy making s’mores or boondoggle key chains, they enjoy the majestic scenery afforded by camping the best way they know how – Turf War! Battles here play out across…..
James Rolfe became one of the first true YouTube stars when he started his Angry Video Game Nerd persona, first known as the Angry Nintendo Nerd, way back nearly a decade ago. Since then, he has blown up with his own movie he made and…..
Nintendo has announced that their newest IP, Splatoon has already sold over a million copies across the globe. The game has been out for less than a month, launching on May 29th, making this a major achievement for the new series. According to various sources…..
Stopping just shy of calling it a reboot, Nintendo has made it clear that tar Fox Zero is not a prequel or sequel to the previously released games. Instead it is a “reimagining” of the first game, and its semi-remake, Star Fox 64. Looking at…..
Natsume Inc., have announced a new Harvest Moon game through Twitter, called Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories. It is billed as a mainline entry to the series, but is not being developed by Marvelous AQL, the team traditionally behind the Harvest Moon series. Instead,…..
Yoshi’s Woolly World was announced a good while ago before it even had an official name, but we learned last year of its actual title and Nintendo has been providing us with a bunch of footage and information over the last year. The game isn’t…..
Nintendo will let Wii U owners try out Splatoon this weekend during what the company is calling the “Splatoon Global Testfire.” Those interested in checking out the shooter will have three opportunities to do so, this weekend only. On Friday, May 8th from 8pm – 9pm…..
Nintendo has reported on its financial results for fiscal year 2015 and the 3DS and Wii U sales totals were revealed. The Nintendo Wii U is inching closer to the 10 million mark as 9.54 million units have been sold worldwide. In the fiscal year…..
When Super Smash Bros. launched for Wii U last November, we saw the arrival of not only the popular amiibo line, but also the Wii U GameCube Adapter. This accessory allowed gamers to use any GameCube controller in the new game with ease, with up…..
YouTube made its grand debut just about a decade ago and quickly led to the rise of many internet personalities, though most struggled to remain relevant for an extended period of time. One of the most prominent of the early personalities was that of James…..
Ever since it launched in 2012 the Wii U has struggled to justify itself and the Gamepad that acts as its core gameplay innovation. Nintendoland, ZombiU, and a few other games put up a good effort, but since then there have been few games that…..
It was a foregone conclusion that the Nintendo 64 would eventually make its way to the Wii U Virtual Console, but it was somewhat surprising when they revealed that Nintendo DS games would be coming to the service as well. That was a good awhile…..
The very popular Angry Video Game Nerd has been around for about a decade now, as hard as that may be to believe, but the last couple years have been about as big as they get for James Rolfe himself. Last year saw the release…..
A Gamestop Italy store suggests that The Legend of Zelda Wii U will be coming out in Spring 2015. As reported by My Nintendo News, a photo was taken at Gamestop Italy showing a pre-order box-art for The Legend of Zelda Wii U. The cover…..
Nielsen did a study recently asking people the reasons why they bought one console over the other. It appears the most important reason among PS4 gamers was its resolution. Nielsen asked people over the age of 13 what were the deciding factors on their 8th…..