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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: Nintendo And Star Wars Collide In Super Smash Wars Episode 3

    Majora's Moon is nearly operational, and only one band of intergalactic heroes can save the universe from it's wrath in this clever parody of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi staring Nintendo's loveable icons. This adorable fan-made animated short from James Farr is filled with references to... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct Coming Tuesday, April 8

    Nintendo has announced a Nintendo Direct focused exclusively on Super Smash Bros. Despite the regular flow of information, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the title. The most important detail we’re waiting for is the release date. Director Masahiro Sakurai previously expressed... More
  • Blog Post: Become A Pokémon Master... Using Google Maps

    Fans have been speculating how exactly Nintendo would dive into the realm of mobile. Would they make Nintendo games available on the app store? A Nintendo mobile app ? Well, now we have our answer...they've partnered with Google to bring the world of Pokémon to Google Maps. In what is obviously... More
  • Blog Post: Limited Edition Disney Nintendo 2DS Coming

    This pretty-in-pink handheld is being branded with Disney's upcoming 2DS/3DS life simulation game Magical World. In addition to being pink, the unit will come with a Disney Magical World carrying case (pictured above). The pink 2DS will retail for $129.99 and will be sold exclusively at GameStop... 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: Super Mario Bros. 3, Slew Of GBA Games Fill Virtual Console In April

    Nintendo has released its list of games that will be hitting the Virtual Console this April, and it's filled with Game Boy Advance titles and a little something called Super Mario Bros. 3. The entire roster is pretty great, but the addition of the long-awaited Super Mario Bros. 3 is the big news... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Plays Pokémon Defeats Crystal, Moves Onto Emerald

    After defeating Pokémon Red and Crystal , the unusually popular Twitch Plays Pokémon live stream channel has moved onto Pokémon Emerald . The Emerald stream has been going strong for about 38 hours. One of the new updates to the latest iteration of Twitch Plays Pokémon is... More
  • Blog Post: Fan Shows Work-In-Progress Super Mario 64 Remake

    It's early, but this video shows a fan-made Super Mario 64 remake in its early stages. You won't see familiar levels, or characters outside of Mario himself, but you get a pretty good idea of what the creator, who goes by @Aryoksini on Twitter, is going for. You can also check out his Twitch... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Plays Pokémon Defeats Crystal, Countdown Timer Starts For Emerald

    Twitch Plays Pokémon is going strong as the community defeats Crystal and a countdown timer begins for Emerald. The owner of the channel issued a challenge to the community recently saying if it couldn't defeat trainer Red before the end of the Crystal stream, there would be no Emerald. Red... More
  • Blog Post: Fast Facts About Nintendo's N64 Console

    Do you know what was the original codename for the N64? Or why the system's name was changed from Ultra 64? How about which games required the RAM expansion pack? if not, it's time to bone up on your Nintendo console history. Watch the following video from the historians from Did You Know Gaming... More
  • Blog Post: February NPD Charts Show Strong Hardware Sales

    Hardware sales grew in February compared to a year ago, fueled by the two new consoles on the market. Both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One reported strong sales, with PS4 enjoying a slight lead, but all platforms performed strongly at retail. According to NPD's Liam Callahan, "February 2014 hardware... 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: Nintendo Separates Quality Of Life Business Unit From Consoles

    Shortly after its disappointing third quarter financial report. Nintendo conducted an investor meeting during which it revealed an upcoming focus on health and quality of life. Today, company president CEO Satoru Iwata revealed that the new quality of life-focused unit would be separate from the traditional... More
  • Blog Post: Rare Details On Canceled Diddy Kong Racing Sequel

    Diddy Kong Racing for the N64 was one of the better Mario Kart-clones of the era; Nintendo actually announced a sequel to the game during E3 2001. However, it never saw the light of day. Here's why. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze just released and Diddy Kong was recently confirmed to return... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Ending Online Services For Wii And DS In May

    Nintendo has announced that it will be ending the online services for all DS and Wii games on May 20. This will affect online play, matchmaking, and leaderboards. Services that do not require an internet connection will be unaffected. The list of titles is heavy on the Pokémon and Professor Layton... More
  • Blog Post: Seth Rogen Making Film About The '90s Console War

    Actor Seth Rogen ( Pineapple Express, Knocked Up ) and writer/director Evan Goldberg ( This Is The End ) have signed on to make a movie detailing the '90s console war between Sega and Nintendo. Sony optioned the movie rights to a book by Blake Harris called Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo And The Battle... More
  • Blog Post: The Twitch Community Tackles Zelda In New Crowd-Played Stream

    After the massive success of Twitch plays Pokémon , you knew others were coming. Someone has set up a stream for players to tackle the original Zelda. Like the Pokémon stream ( which is still going strong ), Twitch chat users enter commands like a, b, up, down, left, and right in order... More
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