No tool assisted runs in this bad boy. Skill-based gamer Elmo Nitoushin took to YouTube Ė after displaying his skills in real-time on Twitch.tv Ė and unleashed a Mario 64 speed run that will blow your mind.
Yesterday's Nintendo Direct was a little on the massive side, overflowing with loads of announcements and trailers for upcoming games on the Wii U and 3DS.
Itís the beginning of a new month, which means it is once again time for Nintendo to swap out its collection of four Club Nintendo reward games for a fresh batch of digital goodness. And as has been the norm as of late, the Wii U games are far shinier than those being offered on the 3DS.
It's been confirmed by Nintendo that Mario Kart 8 is legitimately confirmed to launch this May, exclusively for the Wii U, as reported by Games Radar.
The company fell short of expectations as far as console and handheld sales go, but it doesn't mean they're willing to cash in their chips and go third-party.
Earlier today Nintendo rolled out some new content and media for games planned to release on their upcoming platforms, including games like Dr. Luigi and The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors. Well, not to be forgotten in the mix is one of the more highly anticipated games set for release in 2014 for the Wii U and it's Mario Kart 8.
Flameproof jockstrap activated: While a lot of fanboys have been clamoring around the Wii U like a wounded puppy, waiting to pounce like a jackal from the shadows, they have missed out on one very important facet of this supposedly underpowered console: It has more native 1080p 60fps games than the Xbox One or PS4.
Itís pretty slim pickings on the Nintendo eShop this week, but Donkey Kong and Mario (along with his Mini buddies) will keep gamers busy on the 3DS while Wii U owners will be able to take Resident Evil Revelations for a test drive in the latest demo.
Today Feminist Frequency released the first part of Tropes vs Women In Video Games, a video series that analyzes how female characters have been treated in video games throughout history. Part 1 talks about the Damsel in Distress cliche central to many games.
A half-time tribute video has almost reached viral status due to being one of the most awesome half-time shows for a college football game. The choreography, the music, the timing, it's all pitch perfect. The near 10 minute video comes from Ohio State University's marching band during the game against Nebraska, in which they do a half-time show celebrating video games.
Fancy a new Super Mario Galaxy game before the Wii U launches? Well, EEAi (Editing Entertainment Action Incorporated) has released a new game trailer for a hacked version of Super Mario Galaxy 2, featuring brand new content or redone content to bring gamers an awesome new gameplay experience.
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata made brief comments about the future of Nintendo software products and the head-honcho doesn't have any plans of competing with Microsoft, Activision, Sony or Electronic Arts in trying to cash-in on the Call of Duty craze.
Some analyst and industry experts have been arguing over the viability of the console manufacturers continuing to push for handheld consoles in a market dominated by mobile phones. Well, the chairman of UKIE believes that Nintendo and Sony should abandon the handheld market altogether and focus on porting their content over to mobile phones instead.
Hideo Kojima confirms he's leading up the team for Metal Gear Solid 5. We have a review and interview for Uncharted 3 and PETA takes aim at Mario for promoting raccoon skinning. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
As we all know, the economy is being flushed down the toilet of financial despair. With that said, itís imperative that gamers budget wisely, pick titles intelligently and purchase video games with a keen eye on price and replay values. And what better way to game frugally than with a bargain bin guide?