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  • Blog Post: The Nintendo 64's Paper Mario Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Mario's second RPG adventure and first paper craft adventure, Paper Mario, is now available on Wii U. Announced during Nintendo's most recent Direct presentation , you can grab the game now for $9.99 on the Wii U. This, Super Mario 64, and Donkey Kong 64 are among the first of the Wii U's... More
  • Blog Post: Splatoon Splatters Nintendo Direct

    Still on the fence about Wii U's Splatoon? Nintendo has announced a special Nintendo Direct devoted to the game next week. Nintendo hasn't mentioned exactly what the Direct covers, but it happens on Thursday, May 7, at 9 am Central time over at Nintendo's Direct site . Splatoon comes out... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Kart DS Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The Nintendo DS Virtual Console Wii U resurgence continues with the release of Mario Kart DS. Both Nintendo 64 and DS games have been making their way to the console with Donkey Kong 64 , WarioWare: Touched, and Yoshi Touch & Go releasing in the last few weeks. Paper Mario releases on Thursday, April... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: New Mario Kart 8 DLC Drops Today

    Have you been pining for some new Mario Kart 8 content? You're in luck. The next DLC featuring Animal Crossing is available today. The second DLC pack for Mario Kart 8 features eight new tracks, four new carts, and three new drivers. Don't miss out on your chance to put Animal Crossing characters... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Hosting A Xenoblade Chronicles X Direct Tomorrow

    Nintendo is putting its muscle behind Monolith Soft's upcoming RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X. The Wii U-exclusive will be the star of a Nintendo Direct video presentation tomorrow, followed by a special episode of Nintendo Treehouse: Live. Although Nintendo isn't providing details on what they'll... More
  • Blog Post: SteamWorld Ambassador Program Lets You Play SteamWorld Games Early

    Image & Form Games has just announced the SteamWorld Ambassador Program that will allow you to play upcoming SteamWorld games, including this fall’s SteamWorld Heist, early. In order to join the Ambassador Program, you need to respond to a challenge posted on Image & Form Games blog every... More
  • Blog Post: Activision Has No Plans To Release A Guitar Hero Game In 2016

    One of the biggest complaints Guitar Hero fans had during the series' original run was that Activision and the many development studios working on the franchise were flooding the market with retail releases, running the series and its genre into the ground. During a recent meeting with Activision... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Releases Seven 60 FPS Mario Kart 8 Trailers Showing Off New DLC

    Mario Kart 8's second big DLC pack releases next week, and Nintendo has released seven different trailers showing off the new tracks, characters, and vehicles. You can check out the six new tracks below, some of which are returning from previous Mario Kart games, some of which are totally new. There... More
  • Blog Post: Guitar Hero Live's GHTV To Feature 'Hundreds' Of Songs At Launch

    Activision's senior director of product management Tyler Michaud recently spoke with us about GHTV, the playable music video network that is set to be continually updated throughout the game's life. When asked how many songs would be made available on the game, Michaud wouldn't go into specifics... More
  • Blog Post: Donkey Kong 64 Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Donkey Kong 64, Rare's collect-a-thon platformer, is now available on the Wii U's Virtual Console. Announced during Nintendo's most recent Direct presentation , you can grab the game now for $9.99 on the Wii U. This and Super Mario 64 are among the first of the Wii U initiative to release... More
  • Blog Post: March 2015 NPD – Battlefield Hardline and PS4 Lead Sluggish Retail Sales

    Sony's console continued to dominate the Xbox One in March, but sales overall continued their slow pace in the retail space. The NPD reports that hardware sales decreased by nine percent. "Console hardware was the primary culprit responsible for the March 2015 sales decline, with a 29 percent... More
  • Blog Post: Four More Game Boy Advance Mega Man Titles Headed To Wii U eShop

    Capcom’s adorably named “Mega May” returns next month, with four more Mega Man titles headed to Wii U. These titles originally appeared on the Game Boy Advance and you can help decide which is coming first. Each week in May, one of these titles will be released on the eShop. Capcom... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Check Your Email For Super Smash Bros. Mewtwo Codes

    The first DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. is available now, but only if you registered both versions of the game. If you fall into that category, check your email for a message with two codes. The email includes one unlock key for the Wii U version and one for the 3DS version. Those who didn’t... More
  • Blog Post: See Mario Kart 8's F-Zero Mute City Track Played At The New 200cc Difficulty At 60FPS

    Ahead of the new speed/difficulty's release release, Nintendo has shared a video showcasing it on Mario Kart 8's Mute City track. You can check out the video below, and if you're on a Chrome browser you can crank the video's quality all the way up to see the course at 60 FPS. The 200cc... More
  • Blog Post: Guitar Hero Reborn With Live-Action Gameplay And New Guitar Controller

    The Guitar Hero franchise is staging a comeback tour this year, and but it’s looking like it’s anything but the same old song and dance. Unveiled today as Guitar Hero Live, Activision will be tapping FreeStyleGames, the studio responsible for the DJ Hero franchise, in a major reimagining... More
  • Blog Post: Yoshi Touch & Go And WarioWare Touched! DS Titles Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    As promised earlier this month , DS games are making their way to the Wii U Virtual Console. This week sees the release of Yoshi Touch & Go and WarioWare Touched! Each game is available for $9.99 and can now be played on the Wii U. Another DS title, Mario Kart DS, will also become available this... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Discounts Pikmin 3, Mario Kart 7, Other Titles In Spring Sale

    Nintendo is having a sale on its website for digital versions of some of its big titles. The markdowns aren't huge, with most discounts being between $5 and $10, but there are definitely some very high-quality games, including Pikmin 3, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Mario Kart 7, Kirby: Triple... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Earthbound Back In Stock For Club Nintendo Members

    Update: Good news! If you wanted to get Earthbound with your remaining Club Nintendo coins, you can do so once more. The game has been "restocked" and is available for purchase once more. Original Story: This is a good time to remind our readers that Club Nintendo is ending. You can no longer... More
  • Blog Post: Lucas Comparison Video Shows The Newly Announced Smash Bros. Character Then And Now

    Earlier in the week, we shared with you Master0fHyrule’s Mewtwo comparison . The video put the Pokémon’s Melee moves up against the latest video showing how it will fight in the Wii U and 3DS versions. Now, the Smash sensei is back with another comparison. This time out, we get to... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft's Phil Spencer Shares Hopes For Banjo-Kazooie In Super Smash Bros.

    Nintendo recently opened the door to fans to suggest Super Smash Bros. guest characters which excited everyone, including Microsoft's head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. Responding to a tweet directed at Spencer by twitter user @PedroDarkinson , Spencer said he thinks, "it would be cool" is Banjo... More
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