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Nintendo announced last week that they're partnering with Universal Parks and Resorts to create a number of attractions and rides based on Nintendo's games. They haven't announced exactly what kind of attractions to expect so all we can do now is speculate.
When Nintendo said that the Legend of Zelda for the Wii U was moved out of its holiday 2015 release this year and that it wouldn't be appearing at this year's E3 during the Nintendo press conference, it left a lot of people to assume the game would launch in 2016. However, that may not be entirely accurate.
Nintendo's Amiibo have been huge. They've been selling like crazy and making the company lots of money. You can cue the meme of Miyamoto and Iwata saying ďIt prints moneyĒ because that's exactly what the Amiibo are doing. Well, the high-demand for the devices have left Nintendo in short supply, but Nintendo has apologized for the supply shortages and have promised a more aggressive and expansive commitment to the Amiibo brand.
Harkening back to the days when platforming games were king, Yooka-Laylee has arrived to remind gamers what the glory days of the mascot-driven adventure was all about. Itís on Kickstarter, itís already blown past its first handful of goals, and it also happens to be the spiritual successor to an old-school genre great, Banjo-Kazooie.
Nintendo released a ton of new promotional content for the upcoming DLC pack for Mario Kart 8, the Wii U racing exclusive. The new videos preview some of the new courses players will be able to race on as well as the new 200cc mode that adds a whole new level of speed to the game.
Activision has announced their resurrection of Guitar Hero earlier than expected. Today they revealed Guitar Hero Live is in development at FreeStyleGames, the studio that made DJ Hero and DJ Hero 2.
Spring is in the air and, for Nintendo, that means itís time for some cheap gaming. Nintendo's Super Spring Sale includes nearly 20 discounted 3DS and Wii U titles.
Nintendo has a strict policy about how it approaches online content, and that policy won't be changing for Splatoon. The upcoming multiplayer shooter for Wii U won't support voice chat. The reason? Because people online are mean.
As rumored, the LEGO Group will take on Skylanders and Disney Infinity with a toys-to-life game of their own. LEGO Dimensions will officially debut on September 29th on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 and Wii U.
Nintendo has been adding new characters to the ever-expanding roster of Super Smash Bros for the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS. They have characters all across the spectrum from throughout the history of gaming. Well, Microsoft wants in on the Smash Bros fun.
Amidst all of the announcements for new games during yesterdayís Nintendo Direct press event, the Big N also spared some time to discuss a few old games, specifically a set of four that are now available through the Wii U Virtual Console.
Itís taken a bit longer than expected, but Nintendo is finally gearing up to release Mewtwo as the first DLC character for the popular brawling game, Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS. But thatís not all. Nintendo has also announced a second DLC character is inbound, as well as a poll for players to vote on who they would like to see added into the game at a later date.
Nintendo recently held a Nintendo Direct session where they rolled out tons of new content coming out for the Wii U, along with new DLC for Mario Kart 8. The second major DLC pack contains new racers, two new cups with eight tracks, and all new vehicles and Mii costumes thanks to Amiibo support.
Nintendo of America has announced the final Club Nintendo Gold and Platinum yearly rewards and, much like the last batch of offerings for the regular monthly rewards, the Big N has pulled out all the stops. Get ready for a list of nearly 30 games to pick from.
I've seen a lot of reactions, both positive and negative, following Nintendo's announcement that the new Legend of Zelda game is being pushed back to 2016. For me, the news solidified one thought that I've been trying to keep wedged in the back of my mind and ignored for about a year now: The Wii U is dead.