Posts Tagged ‘Nintendo’

Mario Kart 8 DLC Is Nothing Short of Amazing

by James Wynneon November 14, 2014
The Mario Kart 8 DLC went live today, and it is arguably the best paid DLC package ever released by Nintendo.

Rodea the Sky Soldier coming to Wii U and 3DS

by James Wynneon November 12, 2014
Rodea the Sky Soldier was a Wii and 3DS title that disappeared off the radar some time ago, but has now reappeared to bolster the Wii U and 3DS lineup, as revealed by Famitsu.


Super Smash Bros. Star Karissa is a Hoax by Gamestop

by James Wynneon November 10, 2014
Gamestop pulled the wool over the fighting game community’s eyes recently with a brilliant, yet sad, hoax.

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is Bigger Than Expected

by James Wynneon November 7, 2014
When Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was revealed as a retail title, it was simultaneously heralded as an exciting new spin-off IP by fans of the Super Mario 3D World Captain Toad stages, and an unabashed Nintendo cash grab by the cynics.

Nintendo Direct Confirms Majora’s Mask 3DS and Features amiibo

by James Wynneon November 6, 2014
Today’s Nintendo Direct opened with the heavy artillery as fans were whisked away to the new and improved Termina. Other highlights included amiibo finally being elaborated on, and Splatoon‘s single player campaign.


Xenoblade Could be the Next Big Nintendo Franchise

by James Wynneon November 5, 2014
Nintendo needs new games and they can’t rely on Mario, Zelda, and Pokemon forever. While their games may consistently be a cut above, they will struggle if they’re all we see.

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Mario Kart 8 amiibo Functionality Revealed

by James Wynneon November 4, 2014
Update: It seems the information was in fact an unintentional leak as the page has since been taken down. The Mario Kart 8 official website has been updated with some info how amiibo will be incorporated into the game. So far all we know is that amiibo can be used to give your personal Mii […]

AAA Devs Should Take Note, Bayonetta 2 Raises the Bar

by James Wynneon November 3, 2014
If a good game has ever been reason enough to buy a console, Bayonetta 2 is that game.


Nintendo is Putting its Back Into Pushing the Wii U

by James Wynneon November 3, 2014
The latest Nintendo Investors Meeting has come and gone, and thanks to our friends at neogaf we’ve had a steady stream of Q&A translations that show Nintendo has been doing a little future proofing and isn’t quite ready to give up on the Wii U.
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Mike Tyson Fights Himself In Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!

by Chris Calasahanon November 3, 2014
Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! is one of the most well-remembered games for the NES. Many gamers can recall catchy soundtrack, Mario’s cameo as a referee, addictive gameplay and a ridiculous variety of fighters from all around the globe.


Bayonetta 2 Review | Style and Substance

by Ben Runningson October 30, 2014
It’s not perfect and the nostalgia goggles are likely affecting my memories of the first game but Bayonetta 2 is still a great time and better than pretty much any other action game out there.

Our Highlights of the Super Smash Bros for Wii U Nintendo Direct

by James Wynneon October 24, 2014
The Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Nintendo Direct pretty much confirmed our belief that the Super Smash Bros. for 3DS was just a $40 demo for the Wii U version all along.


Fanatical Five | Five Reasons to Buy a Wii U in 2014

by James Wynneon October 22, 2014
The Wii U was obviously a misfire. Nintendo bungled virtually everything about its release: They timed the launch poorly, alienated fans, alienated third parties, named it horribly, and utterly failed to sell consumers on the game pad. The only way it could have gone worse is if Microsoft had performed another on stage abortion for […]