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  • Blog Post: Nintendo Direct Scheduled For April 1 At 6 P.M. Eastern

    Nintendo has announced its next direct presentation. The event will take place tomorrow, April 1. On the schedule are titles for Wii U and 3DS. We’ll have a better idea of how long the event will run as we get closer. The event starts at 3 p.m. Pacific / 6 p.m. Eastern. We’ll be covering... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Tomorrow Is The Last Day To Earn Club Nintendo Coins

    If you've got unregistered games or incomplete quizzes, tomorrow is the last day to earn some Club Nintendo coins for them. It will not, however, be the last day to redeem the coins for Nintendo goodies. Other upcoming Club Nintendo closure milestones include May 1 being the last members can earn... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Imagines The Star Fox Team As Drawn By Hanna-Barbera

    Update: Jonas has released some new versions of their Star Fox/Hanna-Barbera crossover. Now you can find a version of the piece without Krystal (for the purists), as well as a larger version ready-made to adorn your desktop background. Also, just for the purists, here's a version of the pic without... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: How Do You Feel About Delays?

    With the recent Zelda Wii U and Uncharted 4 delays ( and to a lesser extent, Batman: Arkham Knight ), it makes us wonder – how do you feel about them? In general, I am perfectly happy to see a game delayed. It usually means some aspect of development is coming up short of expectations, so the team... More
  • Blog Post: Namco Museum On Game Boy Advance Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Certainly a less exciting release than previous Virtual Console titles, but if you're looking for a classic gaming fix, your Wii U has you covered. Namco Museum has released on a number of platforms, but this version in particular was the one that released at Game Boy Advance. The collection includes... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Delays The Legend Of Zelda For Wii U Out Of 2015, Won't Be At E3

    Bad news for Wii U owners today. The biggest release of 2015 isn’t going to be in 2015 anymore. In a video message, producer Eiji Aonuma says the game will not make its planned release before the end of the year. In the video statement below, Aonuma says that over the last three months, the development... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Dated For Release On Wii U Next Month

    Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, the retro platformer based on the popular web series of the same name, is moving beyond PC. The game originally released on PC in 2013, but hasn't released on any other platforms since then. Last year, however, it was announced for Wii U and 3DS, but without release... More
  • Blog Post: Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament Arrives On Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

    The 2005 Game Boy Advance title will be available on the Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow. We gave the game an 8.25 when it released writing, "There’s a lot of great platforming to be had here, and the infrequent annoyances of those nasty levels and the questionable localization are a small... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Is It Too Early For The Nintendo NX?

    The news that Nintendo is working on a new dedicated game system code-named "NX" is exciting. However, for faithful fans who bought the Wii U, the announcement of a new console might sound like a death knell for a system that's only been alive for about 2.5 years. Granted, the Wii U hasn't... More
  • Blog Post: New Mario Party 10 Amiibos Are A Different Scale Than The Original Line

    The new line of Super Mario Amiibos have made it into our office, and we were surprised to see the disparity in scale between the new and the old. You can check out a collection of pictures below showing off the new Amiibos and how they differ in size. The Mario Party 10 Amiibos are much larger. For... More
  • Blog Post: Here's A Fan-Created Dragon Ball Z Goku Amiibo That Will Never Officially Exist

    Nintendo likely has little interest in creating amiibos for many non-Nintendo, non-video game characters, but that doesn't mean fans can't dream. This creation was posted by a user Spade21X on the amiibo subreddit and is another addition to the growing culture of amiibo modifiers. We collected... More
  • Blog Post: OlliOlli Will Be A Cross-Buy Title On Wii U And 3DS

    Roll7 and Curve Digital have announced that OlliOlli will be arriving very soon on Xbox One, Wii U, and 3DS. For those planning to pick the game up on a Nintendo platform, you’ll get a bit more bang for your buck. OlliOlli will be the second title eligible for cross-buy on Wii U and 3DS. If you... More
  • Blog Post: Gold Mario Amiibo Sells Out Quickly, Hits Ebay

    The highly coveted gold Mario figurine sold out in minutes, and is now being flipped for big bucks online. The gold Mario Amiibo was a Wal-Mart exclusive. Today, when the preorders went live on the retailer's website, it sold out in approximately 15 minutes. Those were all sold at $12.96. However... More
  • Blog Post: Konami SNES Shoot-em-up Axelay Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Released in 1992, Axelay never quite achieve the same status as Konami's other scrolling shooter Gradius. It didn't venture too far from the standard scrolling shooter, but did perform some interesting graphical tricks early in the Super Nintendo's lifespan. The game is available now on the... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Offers Its Own Custom Academy Awards Ahead Of Tomorrow's Oscars

    We'll have to wait until tomorrow to learn what the Academy thinks are the best films and performances of last year, but Nintendo has shared some of it own bizarre awards today. Unfortunately, The Lego Movie was still snubbed. Here's the list of Nintendo's awards below. Curiously absent ... More
  • Blog Post: Play As Beast Ganon In Hyrule Warriors Next Month

    The massive beast form of Ganon will become a playable character in Hyrule Warriors in only a few weeks. The DLC launches March 12 and along with making Ganon a playable character, you will also be able to play the boss rush mode. Boss rush mode can can be played to unlock new costumes for Link, Zelda... More
  • Blog Post: Classic NES And SNES Playable Scenes Will Be Unlockable With Amiibo This Year

    Nintendo still has plans to release an Amiibo reader for the original 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS systems. The company says the device is on track for release some time this summer. More importantly, the publisher has revealed plans to make each figure have significantly more value. The company is planning... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Nintendo Reveals List Of Most Popular Amiibos

    Update: Now that the slides from last night's presentation are available in English, we see that Nintendo has broken up sell-in (shipment) and sell-through (sales to customer) rankings. Here are the lists by region for retailer orders and consumer purchases: Shipments to retailers. These are the... More
  • Blog Post: How One Artistic Smash Bros. Fan Convinced People Rayman Is Joining The Roster

    A short video of Rayman appearing on the Super Smash Bros. Wii U character select screen started making the rounds on the Internet recently. It was shared and even reported on in some cases as a leak, but today its creator has come clean with a full tutorial on how he made the "leaked" video... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Officially Cancels TVii Support For Wii U In Europe

    Nintendo's frequently pushed back support for TVii service on Wii U in Europe has officially been delayed into oblivion. Nintendo made the announcement on its website. You can read the full statement here , or below. At Nintendo of Europe, we continue to challenge ourselves to develop a range of... More
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