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  • Blog Post: Monkey Business Headlines The Final Week Of The Super Smash Bros. Sale

    With Super Smash Bros. out next week on 3DS, Nintendo is wrapping up its final week of celebratory discounts. Donkey Kong and other classic Nintendo characters fill most of the roster. Donkey King and Diddy Kong come to the table with bananas and the following games: Donkey Kong (3DS, Wii U) - $3.49... More
  • Blog Post: Unlike The Real Thing These Kirby Figures Definitely Don't Suck

    If you currently need a few more Nintendo figures for your gaming shelf, then clear off some space for these Ensky figures. These stackable Kirby figures are so adorable you'll want to eat them all up. On July 25, toy manufacture Ensky will release this adorable and very stackable line of new Kirby... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Releases Five Wii U Game Boy Advance Virtual Console Trailers

    The Game Boy Advance virtual console is preparing to launch on Wii U , and Nintendo has released five trailers showcasing the first batch of games. Below you'll find trailers for Advance Wars, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Metroid Fusion, Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, and WarioWare, Inc.:... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Mashes Up Iconic Video Game Characters Young And Old

    Commissioned by a friend of an artist known only by reddit username, karlijoy , these three pieces mash up a number of video game characters for use as backgrounds on a three-monitor setup. When asked about more of his work and whether he takes freelance submissions, karlijoy said "I'm primarily... More
  • Blog Post: New Kirby Title Heading To 3DS

    Nintendo announced a new Kirby game during its Nintendo Direct presentation this morning. The game doesn't have an official title, or a release date, but it will be available on 3DS next year. From the trailer shown during the reveal, Kirby's 3DS game looks to deliver traditional Kirby gameplay... More
  • Blog Post: Video Game Themed Pancakes Look Too Good To Eat

    I've seen video game themed cakes before, but this is the first time I've seen video game themed pancakes. The impressive edible art comes from a math teacher father of two who is very talented with pancake batter and a skillet. You can check out his blog here to see how he does it, as well as... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces New Yoshi Title From The Makers Of Kirby's Epic Yarn

    Nintendo was only able to offer a few details, and a little bit of gameplay, but the new Yoshi game for Wii U already looks incredibly charming. This will be the first standalone home console Yoshi title since Yoshi's Story on Nintendo 64. More
  • Blog Post: Should You Buy Kirby’s Dream Collection?

    Nintendo recently blew over 500 bubbles of bubble gum to celebrate Kirby’s 20th Anniversary and the release of Kirby’s Dream Collection, but is this collection of six Kirby titles worth blowing a wad of cash on? Here's what's included in the collection: Six Classic Kirby Titles Kirby's... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Achieves Guinness World Record For Kirby’s 20th Anniversary

    They said it couldn't be done. They said it was too many people chewing too much bubble gum in one place. They were wrong. Just like Babe Ruth pointing towards center field during game three of the 1932 World Series, Nintendo said they were going to break the previous record of 304 people chewing... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Attempts Guinness World Record For Kirby’s 20th Anniversary

    The incestuous world of bubble gum record keeping just got a little more explosive. During this year's PAX Prime conference, on September 1, Nintendo will celebrate Kirby’s 20th Anniversary by trying to set a new Guinness World Record. The current record for most people blowing a chewing gum... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Comic-Con Lineup Includes 3DS XL

    At the San Diego convention center from July 12-15, Nintendo will allow the general public to try out 12 of their newest (or as yet unreleased) games. Comic-Con goers that stop by their booth will be able to play the following: Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL New Super Mario Bros. 2 Luigi’s Mansion... More
  • Blog Post: Iwata Draws The Best Kirby

    This image comes from a 1993 strategy guide for Kirby's Adventure where Masahiro Sakurai, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Satoru Iwata each took a stab at drawing Kirby. Sakurai is the man behind Kirby and and Super Smash Bros., Miyamoto is responsible for the joy in our childhoods, and Iwata is the current... More
  • Blog Post: Kirby Producer Discusses The Return To Dream Land

    Kirby's Return To Dream Land has been available for a couple of weeks now, and fans have been enjoying the pink puff ball's return to form . We recently had a chance to discuss the new title with producer Kawase Shigefumi, and you can read what he has to say below. GI: Kirby’s Epic Yarn... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Kirby Wii Official Title Revealed

    Kirby's upcoming Wii adventure was revealed at E3 and it looks like the game may have a new title: Kirby Returns to Dreamland. During a demo at Comic-Con, a Siliconera reporter says that a Nintendo rep "mentioned it." Nintendo has yet to come out with an official confirmation so here's... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto: Wii & Wii U Are White To Appeal To All Ages

    Last week at E3 2011, I had a chance to sit down and chat with video game luminary Shigeru Miyamoto. We’ll be posting the interview in full tomorrow, but to offer a glimpse, here’s what the creator of Donkey Kong, Mario, and Zelda had to say when asked why the Wii and Wii U aren’t as... More
  • Blog Post: Phil Plays Kirby Wii

    While noticeably absent from Nintendo's press conference, Kirby Wii is shaping up to be one of Nintendo's most exciting titles this year. The game leaves behind the yarn aesthetic but adds four-player co-op. Game Informer's Phil Kollar was able to get his hands on the game at Nintendo's... More
  • Blog Post: New Kirby Title Revealed For Japan

    It's been a few years since we've seen a new Kirby title on the DS, but it looks like Japan will be receiving one by year's end. Famitsu has revealed Atsumete! Kirby (which translates to Gather! Kirby) this week, and it's said to be a side-scrolling action title. In a break from traditional... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces New Kirby Title For Wii

    Today Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata revealed a new Kirby game is in the works for the Wii, and the pink cream puff is no longer made of yarn. The new Kirby title (which so far doesn't have an official name) is being developed by HAL, and is scheduled to release sometime this year. We don't have any... More
  • Blog Post: Kirby, Donkey Kong Earn Platinum-Selling Status

    We absolutely loved Kirby’s Epic Yarn and Donkey Kong Country Returns , and it looks as though we’re in good company. According to Q3 2010 financial documents from Nintendo showing game sales from April-December 2010, those titles sold 1.4 million and 4.2 million units respectively. Professor... More
  • Blog Post: Is Kirby's Epic Yarn The Worst Game Of 2010?

    Entertainment Weekly just took a strong stance against one of the year’s cutest games. According to Destructoid , Entertainment Weekly picked Kirby's Epic Yarn as the worst game of 2010. While we have trouble arguing with Entertainment Weekly’s choice for best game of the year, Red Dead... More
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