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  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Console Has The Most Exciting Future?

    We published three stories yesterday outlining the release schedules of each of the new-gen consoles. Which one are you most excited about? You can find the Wii U’s list here , the PlayStation 4’s list here , and the Xbox One’s list here . A lot of the games coming soon are multi-platform... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Bros. 3 Out Now On Wii U And 3DS

    Rejoice! Super Mario Bros. 3, one of Nintendo's most beloved NES platformers, is finally out on the Wii U and 3DS eShops. You could celebrate by dressing up in your Tanooki suit, or you could just relive the good ol' days with the trailer below. Even if Mario isn't your game of choice, several... More
  • Blog Post: A New Princess Peach Wiimote Can Be In Your Castle In Late April

    Nintendo has announced a new Wii Remote in its line of character-themed accessories. Joining the Mario and Luigi styled remotes is one in Princess Peach pink. The new style will be available starting later this month. The newer Wii remotes, including these, include the MotionPlus technology. The new... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Online Store Points To Fall 2014 Release For Watch Dogs Wii U

    Watch Dogs has a confirmed May 27 release date for PlayStation 4 and 3, Xbox One and 360, and PC, but the Wii U version's release has been a mystery. The Wii U version of the game showed up recently on Ubisoft's official online store with a Fall 2014 release window, and Ubisoft has confirmed... More
  • Blog Post: F-Zero: Maximum Velocity And Golden Sun Trailers Remind Us They're Coming To Wii U Soon

    Nintendo has released a pair of trailers to highlight next week's Game Boy Advance Virtual Console releases. To see trailers for the Game Boy Advance games that have so far released on the Wii U's Virtual Console head here . Thursday saw the release of Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and WarioWare... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight 'Essentially Complete,' Releasing Soon

    Yacht Club Games still doesn't have a release date for Shovel Knight, its Kickstarted old-school platformer, but it says development is very nearly complete. The game was delayed recently to the nebulous date of a few weeks after March 31 – its original release date. According to the game's... 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: Dr. Mario Available Now On Wii U Virtual Console

    The NES version of Dr. Mario is available to download now on the Wii U's Virtual Console. You can check out the trailer for the game below. This isn't the first Dr. puzzle game released on Wii U, as Nintendo recently released the brand new Dr. Luigi on the console. You can read our review of... More
  • Blog Post: Phineas And Ferb Toy Box Pack Coming To Disney Infinity Next Month

    Figures and levels based on the popular Disney Channel TV show, Phineas and Ferb arrive on April 1 for Disney Infinity. The pack includes Phineas and Agent P figures. The two characters have different adventures with the former's taking place in a giant pinball machine, and the latter's features... More
  • Blog Post: Legend of Zelda-Themed DLC Available For Sonic Lost World

    Sonic is no stranger when it comes to entering the universes of other video games. He’s fought in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, participated in the Olympics, and explored Yoshi’s Island. Now he is racing into Hyrule in a new Zelda-themed DLC for Sonic Lost World. The Zelda Zone DLC is available... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo "Looking At" Unity On 3DS

    In 2012, Nintendo announced a partnership making Unity development easier on Wii U. Nintendo is apparently also looking at bringing the popular engine to 3DS. Siliconera spoke with senior manager of marketing for Nintendo Damon Baker at GDC, and asked him about the possibility of bringing a similar program... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The game deemed too hard for North America, is now available on the Wii U's Virtual Console. The game first saw release in the United States when it was updated to 16-bit graphics in Super Mario All Stars, but this original NES version did eventually come to the Wii's Virtual Console in 2007... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Delayed For A Few Weeks

    Shovel Knight Developer Yacht Club revealed that it is delaying its release, according to a Kickstarter update. The 8-bit style platformer was initially supposed to release March 31, but will instead release a few weeks later. The reason given by Yacht Club in the update was to “make sure it’s... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo eShops Receiving "Extended Maintenance" On Thursday

    Both the eShops for the Wii U and 3DS will be undergoing extended maintenance on Thursday afternoon. According to Nintendo's network maintenance page , starting at 1:00 p.m. PT and until 5:00 p.m. PT, Wii U and 3DS eShops will be undergoing maintenance. During that time, services may not disappear... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Dogs Creative Director Remarks On Wii U Delay

    Earlier this week, Watch Dogs received new release dates for everything, but Wii U . The game's creative director, Jonathan Morin responded to inquiries about the delay on Twitter. Morin has been fielding questions about the game today on Twitter, and when asked about the Wii U version of the game... More
  • Blog Post: Lego Returns To Middle-Earth With April The Hobbit Release

    Warner Bros. and Tt Games have set a date and are putting a ring on Lego The Hobbit. The title, which we previewed yesterday , will be coming on April 8. The minifig adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the 13 dwarves will span the first two movies in Peter Jackson’s second Middle-earth trilogy... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Report: Young Man Shot By Police, Allegedly With Wii Controller In Hand

    Update: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed its investigation, revealing additional details surrounding the death of Christopher Roupe. According to The Daily Tribune News in Cartersville, Georgia, a GBI spokesperson said that Roupe opened the door with a handgun in hand. In additional... More
  • Blog Post: Monolith Soft Shows Off Combat From Untitled Wii U RPG

    The game we’ve come to know as “X” was featured in today’s Nintendo Direct, but interestingly left its single-letter moniker behind. In its place though, we see combat reminiscent of Xenoblade Chronicles. The same MMO flare that fans loved in Monolith Soft’s Wii title looks... More
  • Blog Post: Little Mac Joins The Cast Of Super Smash Bros

    The first big reveal of today's Nintendo Direct is the addition of the boxing underdog Little Mac to the cast of Super Smash Bros. on 3DS and Wii U. The announcement begins with a pump-up video (using comic book-style art) depicting Little Mac and Doc training while the triumphant Punch-Out!! music... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Direct Scheduled For Thursday February 13

    Nintendo has announced a new Direct presentation. The event will happen at 2 pm Pacific / 4 pm Central tomorrow, February 13. The publisher is being typically cryptic about the contents and the length. We know only that it will focus on games coming for both the Wii U and 3DS before the end of spring... More
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