Nintendo News: Grab a Free Luigi Hat When you Participate in This Nintendo UK Promotion

Paper Luigi
Monday, October 20, 2014

Because everyone loves Green Mario

Nintendo UK is giving shoppers the opportunity to pick up a Luigi Hat with the purchase of any Luigi-themed item from the official Nintendo UK online store. When shoppers purchase their Luigi-themed item, the hat (which is usually priced) will be discounted to £0.00. Hurry up and get your hat! This promotion ends soon... This promotion...

3DS News: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Gets a New Launch Trailer

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
Monday, October 20, 2014

Tons o' action and adventure

Wayforward Technologies has revealed a new trailer for Shantae and the Pirate's Curse to celebrate the launch of the highly anticipated title filled to the brim with action, platforming and adventure. Check it out: Players will embark on a brand new adventure with Shantae, the hair-whipping...

Wii U News: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Getting a Nintendo Direct This Thursday

Smash Bros. 4 Roster
Monday, October 20, 2014

But...what could the new details be?

Nintendo of America and Nintendo of Europe have both confirmed that we'll be receiving a new Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on October 23 at 3 pm PT / 6 p.m. ET. Yup folks, that's this Thursday. This live-stream event will supposedly focus on 50 new things...

Wii U Reviews: Ballpoint Universe: Infinite Review

Saturday, October 18, 2014

An interesting shooter with an annoying platformer

Ballpoint Universe: Infinite is a fine example of Wii U owners being spoiled. Whenever I get a new game, I don't always have control over the tv so I naturally play them Gamepad only. When I tried that today but couldn't get anywhere, I initially thought, "How could Nintendo allow this broken game on the eShop?" It wasn't until I stepped back and...

Opinion: Gaming in Japan and with the New 3DS

Saturday, October 18, 2014

An American's Time in Japan and with the New 3DS

Gaming in Japan. That sounds like a dream to some Americans who long for games that may never reach our shores. Over the past week, I had the opportunity to visit Japan. Yes, the typhoon hit, but that actually gave me time out of a packed schedule to go exploring the used video game world in Japan. Since my visit corresponded with the release of...

Wii U News: Ballpoint Universe: Infinite Gets a Beautiful New Trailer

Ballpoint Universe Wii U
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Straight from a student's notebook

Ballpoint Universe: Infinite is an indie shooter made entirely with ballpoint-pen sketches where players explore detailed doodle worlds, customize their ink ships and blast through enemies in 16 missions. Now, Arachnid Games has revealed a stunning new trailer for the game, and it gives players a look at the beautiful visuals and awesome gameplay...

Wii U News: Eiji Aonuma Wants Mario Kart 8’s Master Cycle in Upcoming Zelda Games

Master Bike DLC Mario Kart 8
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Steampunk Zelda? Sounds pretty cool...

The first batch of Mario Kart 8 DLC is arriving in November, and the fact that Link has been included as a playable character adds to the hype. To make it even better, the Master Cycle has been unveiled as a Kart, and it's made such an impression that Eiji Aonuma himself would like to see it in future Zelda games. Yup, you read right. You...

Wii U News: Sakurai Teases New Modes in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Not many details provided

Today on Miiverse, Masahiro Sakurai teased Smash fans with a look at a new mode that appears to be a Super Smash Bros. for Wii U exclusive. The teased modes included Master ___ and Crazy ___. The second word in each mode was blurred out, but what could Sakurai be hiding? Why not try to fill in the blanks? Sakurai didn't give us much...

General: Nano Gems #5: Nintendo’s Overlooked Treasures

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Lineup: Mario Yogurt and Happy Meals, Metroid Pastels, and a Free Banjo-Kazooie Soundtrack!

Look, there's free music, so you better damn well check this out! We're on our fifth one so far in this series and we've covered a lot of nano-sized gems, and yes, they're generally nano-sized.  Insignificant to the rest of the world, but not to us.  Well, probably us too, but at least the Nintendo neurons in our brain, which are generally...

3DS News: Discover Pikachu at MCM Comic Con

Pokemon Nico Nico Event August
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Pikachu photo calls, classic Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire battles and more at MCM London Comic Con

The Pokémon Company International will be making its first ever appearance at London’s MCM Expo this year, and many fun activities are planned for fans to discover! The three-day event takes place from October 24–26 at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London. With the launch of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire video games...