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  • Blog Post: Nintendo Celebrates New Selects Line With Edible Box Art

    Most of the time, we write news stories about NPD numbers, game delays, studio closures, or new trailers. Then there are times when a company sends us some delicious crap, and Joe Juba tells me to eat it and write a news story about it. These are my favorite news stories. Nintendo recently announced... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Revisits 64’s ‘Whomp’s Fortress’ Level

    It’s too early to be smiling, isn’t it? Well, blame Nintendo. Joystiq has pointed us toward a clip from Super Mario Galaxy 2, and we can’t stop grinning. The latest Mario outing has our hero return to his 3D roots with an homage to the classic Super Mario 64 level Whomp’s Fortress... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Omits Hub World In Favor Of Traditional World Map

    We first speculated on it last month, but now it's confirmed: Super Mario Galaxy 2 will abandon the hub worlds featured in the plumber's other 3D adventures in favor of a traditional world map. Shigeru Miyamoto explains, "You can think of it in terms of something similar to Super Mario World... More
  • Blog Post: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Satisfies Over 10 Million

    It’s indisputable that New Super Mario Bros. Wii is a force of gaming power to be reckoned with. First we learned that the game absolutely trounced the sales of Super Mario Galaxy. Now we’re learning that the new Wii title has sold a staggering 10 million units worldwide . In a recent translation... More
  • Blog Post: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Is Japan’s Fastest Selling Wii Game

    Mario has done it again. We already know that Nintendo’s latest gem sold an amazing 2.82 million in December, topping off the US NPD charts. Japan’s numbers are even higher, hitting 3,002,753 units sold. According to Famitsu.com , the game acquired triple platinum status in the mere seven... More
  • Blog Post: Iwata Speaks On New Nintendo Handheld, Zelda Iteration

    Speaking to Japanese newspaper Ashahi Shimbun, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata let loose some new details about the company’s game plan for 2010. Iwata divulged that one of Nintendo’s larger priorities for the new year is to augment the number of DS WiFi hotspots throughout Japan, partnering... More
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