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Nintendo brought a lot of games to E3 2013. Even if they didn’t, I wouldn’t be surprised to see a new Mario Kart, seeing as how it’s one of their most popular games. I took to the demo on display to see how the game was shaping up compared to the rest of the series.
My first impression of the game More >
So, there’s this thing called E3 that occurs next week. If you’re lucky, you’re going to be available next week on Tuesday at 7am PST. At that specific time, Nintendo will blow your minds with Mario Kart Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, and a new 3D Mario game for Wii U. Other games will probably More >
Animal Crossing: New Leaf is poised to take over the worlds of many a gamer in less than a week. Subtle but sure, like the death grip of an anaconda, these gamers who choose to once again take the plunge will find that their time is consumed by tasks such as being mayor, fishing, planting things, More >
Sure there are two good Zelda games on the 3DS eShop this week, but there’s something perhaps a bit more important than those: a game made by Monolith Soft that contains Sega, Namco Bandai, and Capcom characters.
These kind of mashups are relatively common in Japan, but they don’t often reach our More >
Last year news was going out all over about the upcoming Link Figma from Max Factory. Unfortunately due to high sales and demands overseas, the figure just never made it over and sold out almost immediately. Max Factory canceled all orders for a US release. What didn’t help is the popularity of More >
There were some exciting news from Nintendo today, like Sega developing an exclusive Sonic game for Wii U. That has been countered by a recent Kotaku report that EA will be abandoning the Nintendo console.
“We have no games in development for the Wii U currently,” said EA’s Jeff Brown.
This More >
Nintendo and Sega have been known to compete against each other since the dawn of the Sega Genesis and the Super Nintendo. Their rivalry has turned into friendship, and it has been made more apparent with a new announcement during the Nintendo Direct announcement today.
Nintendo Global President More >
Welcome to the Kalos region, featuring brand new Pokemon to discover, capture and battle including the new form of Mewtwo. A whole new adventure awaits those who told themselves they would be a Pokemon Master, this time on the Nintendo 3DS this Fall.
Featuring a new art style and some really cute More >
The minis are on the move this week to the 3DS eShop. Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move is the latest puzzle game from Nintendo that should help to quell the boredom at the bus stop.
The game is somewhat similar to Pipe Dream (or the Bioshock hacking game) in that you are placing tracks More >
Nintendo has released a major system update for the Wii U, which you can download today. The update includes improvements to stability and performance, as well as better features and new services.
- The time has been reduced for Wii U boot time, launching built-in applications, exiting software and More >
With games like Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Fire Emblem: Awakening, and Super Mario 3D Land already out, and others such as Animal Crossing: New Leaf on their way, the 3DS library is starting to look quite respectable. Here to further round out the selection of good games on the 3DS is Mega Man 4. More >
Nintendo has announced that it will not be having a big press conference for this year’s E3. This is a big shocker, since the company has always been having one every year along with Sony and Microsoft. They instead want to focus on smaller meetings and announcements focused on different sections More >
This morning Nintendo released a new Nintendo Direct video that was simulcasted worldwide revealing more about what’s to come with all things Nintendo. It included more information about the Mario and Luigi: Dream Team which releases August 11th, 2013.
Iwata Satoru also shows off a new Mario Golf More >
It’s 2013 and Nintendo has declared that this would be “The Year of Luigi”, hoping to have him break out on his own. We’re starting it off with Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon for the 3DS.
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon Platform: Nintendo 3DS Developer/Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: March 24th, More >
Nintendo has caught wind of the only-available-shortly-after-purchase dlc trend, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity being the latest host to that strategy. The game will be available on March 24 at retail and via the 3DS eShop. The Poké Forest dungeon will be available for free in-game More >
Talk about role reversal. There’s no arguing that there is a lack of strong female characters in the video game universe. Hellyou can pretty much say the same for TV and Movies. Recently a programming savvy dad made a mod of the classic arcade title, Donkey Kong.
Mike Mika ran into a small problem More >
It’s easy and a bit trendy to make fun of the Mario series, but if a formula isn’t broken, don’t fix it!
Yes I will admit it’s been almost the same game re-released a bunch of times, and not every game was a masterpiece, but for the most part, the most famous ones all have the same formula and More >
XSEED is giving us the date of April 2013 for the release of Pandora’s Tower for the Nintendo Wii. The game follows Aeron, former soldier who’s on a mission to save Elena, a singer inflicted with a weird curse. To save her Aeron must defeat 12 master monsters and feed Elena the flesh of the More >
Nintendo has been keeping busy these days, what with pushing out the Wii U not too long ago and pumping out some pretty awesome titles for the 3DS. However, Shigeru Miyamoto has also been busy on another project of his involving one of his creations, which may result in the existence of an actual More >
We have two intense trailers here for you this week in the Nintendo Download. Nintendo has turned your precious Star Fox Arwing into a stone and dropped it down a well. Confused? Kersploosh is a game in which you control a stone that has been dropped into a well. The object is to reach the bottom More >
The Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate demo for 3DS is now available for all those who wish to vanquish evil (well, you know, for at least another year or two). The full version will be available on March 5th. In Wii U news, Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, starring that More >
It’s not always easy to keep up with what games are going rare. Sometimes a game you have beaten and have put away could be that next game. And until a friend goes, “Hey More >
If there’s ever been a good time to check out the Monster series, it’s now. The Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate demo has just been unleashed onto the 3DS and Wii U eShops. Grab your over-sized sword and head out onto the digital battlefield.
However, if RPG adventuring isn’t what you want at the More >
Fire Emblem: Awakening puts you in control of an army in the palm of your hands using the Nintendo 3DS. The lives of many rest on your abilities to think ahead and strategize against enemy kingdoms, rogues and the undead.
Fire Emblem: Awakening is a strategy RPG, and your role is that of More >
Animal Crossing isn’t about destroying an evil that is out to take over the world or saving the kidnapped princess, but instead is a much calmer and focused on living in a small town, making friends with your neighbors in a daily routine.
It’s like living your life in a game but only the More >