Nintendo has finally ironed out the official release date for Super Mario Maker. After going through an ever-so-slight name change and getting some serious face-time at this year's Nintendo World Championships, Super Mario Maker is set to arrive this September.
During those amazing Nintendo World Championship bouts, Nintendo announced a game. Yes, in between the competitive eSports on the grand stage just before Bethesda's E3 conference got underway, the Big 'N made it known that Earthbound Beginnings was available on the Virtual Console, exclusively for the Wii U.
Two new characters are inbound for Super Smash Bros on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Capcom's prime-time mascot for the Street Fighter series, Ryu, and Fire Emblem's Roy. The leak is quite substantial because it actually features images and gameplay footage of both characters.
There's a dark side to today's generation of gaming... things that gamers have to deal with that they didn't have to content with back in the day. These are the five major problems in gaming that we didn't have to deal with when we were growing up as kids.
Minecraft is the indie game that just keeps on giving. Some enterprising individuals have managed to completely recreate the Wii U exclusive shooter Splatoon within the confines of Minecraft.
The Super Smash Bros roster is primed for another addition in just a little over a week as Nintendo announces the impending launch of Lucas DLC.
Project CARS for the Wii U is now looking like it might be up in the air... or worse yet, as if it might not ever be released. Why? Well, Slightly Mad Studios' head honcho Ian Bell finally came out to set the record straight and Nintendo fans aren't going to like it one bit.
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.