SEGA hit the jackpot in the early 1990s with the introduction of the character that would become their mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. After a string of highly successful and critically acclaimed titles, Sonic seemed nearly unstoppable, even when transitioning to the 3D plane with Sonic…..
The latest issue of Famitsu has a new interview with Eiji Aonuma. Aonuma is the director for The Legend of Zelda Wii U and has spoken how things have gotten along. Nintendo impressed a lot of people went it first revealed The Legend of Zelda…..
Ever since the release of the Wii U nearly two years ago, Nintendo has released system updates for the system, though none have compared to those on the other current-gen consoles in features. However, the latest implements something completely new with the soon to be…..
Yesterday;s Nintendo Direct was full of info about all of the big games coming to Wii U and 3DS over the next few months. All of the mainstays were there, such as The Legend of Zelda and Pikmin. But for those who have been waiting for a new experience…..
Nintendo has announced that the next Nintendo Direct will take place tomorrow, November 5th at 2pm PT, 5pm ET. The presentation is said to focus on giving updates about upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Heading into the holiday season this should be…..
During an investor Q&A session, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that they plan to release a Mii app to smartphones some time next year. The question and answer are currently only available in Japanese, but a NeoGAF user named StreetsAhead gave a general translation of…..
Over the last few months, pre-loading has become a major aspect of console games, as both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have added the feature. Now, it appears that Nintendo is jumping on the bandwagon, as President Satoru Iwata revealed during the investor briefing…..
Super Smash Bros. may have caused an increase in demand for the Wii U as refurbished consoles are sold out on Nintendo’s official website currently. If you currently got to Nintendo’s official website store, you will see a message highlighted in bold red that they…..
Next month will mark the two year anniversary since the launch of the Nintendo Wii U, which while it has a very solid library of first party games, the system has struggled mightily. As a result, many have wondered whether Nintendo may try to produce…..
Update: It turns out the listing on the UK store is incorrect, as Nintendo has confirmed to GameSpot that “The GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U is compatible with Wii U and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U specifically – it is not compatible with…..
To say that Nintendo has been slow to embrace many modern elements of gaming would be a massive understatement. They avoided HD and online gaming like the plague all the way up to the Wii U, and even now many of their efforts still feel half-baked. However,…..
The Wii U launched almost two years ago and in that time has had a number of system updates, but there is one in particular that Nintendo had yet to add, until now. Nintendo has revealed that System Update 5.2.0 is now live for all…..
Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter is at it again making very bold statements. This time around, he feels we are currently in the last generation of console gaming. Pachter said the following during an interview with Gamertag Radio: “I actually don’t think there is room…..
Super Smash Bros. is about to release on the 3DS but let’s not forget about the older console brother which is set to make an even bigger splash. Amazon has revealed a new controller bundle for the Wii U version of the fighting game. The…..
For 8 months in a row, the PS4 console is the best selling console in North America as it was above the rest of the competition in the month of August. Sony told IGN that the PS4 is the best selling console for August and…..
Michael Pachter has made new estimates for console sales for the month of August which has the Xbox One gaining ground on PS4, and the Wii U jumping significantly on the back of Mario Kart 8. Pachter’s latest research notes indicate that the three consoles…..
You’ve seen kids react to the Game Boy before, and sure that made you feel pretty old. But come on, they were kids. Of course they didn’t understand the wonders of a non-back-lit screen that could only produce four different shades of grey. Well, now…..
In more recent years, Nintendo has greatly struggled with providing a steady stream of new releases for its consoles. The early life for the Wii had plenty of releases, but the later years of the last-gen console and the Wii U have been struggling to…..
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……