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December 9, 2015

Mercedes-Benz DLC Coming to Super Mario Maker

Mercedes-Benz once more teams up with Nintendo to bring their classic cars to Super Mario Maker in a free DLC stage available today. The stage, called “Mercedes-Benz Jump’n’Drive”, features iconography related to the luxury car manufacturer, and once beaten will unlock a special costume for Mario that sees the plumber getting behind the driver’s seat of the new Mercedes-Benz GLA.

“Super Mario Maker continues to grow and evolve with new courses and content,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “It’s great that a luxury car brand like Mercedes-Benz recognizes the ability to create fun courses and [...]

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December 7, 2015

Minecraft Coming Soon to The Wii U

The ever popular open-world building game Minecraft will hit the Wii U on December 17th with a host of features tailored exclusively for the console. Besides the content fans of the game known and loved, Minecraft for the Wii U will also allow gamers to play without a TV on the Wii U touchpad, and will come packed with some of the game’s most popular DLC including:

Battle & Beasts Skin Pack Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack Natural Texture Pack City Texture Pack Fantasy Texture Pack Festive Mash-up Pack

“With so many included add-on content packs, Minecraft: Wii U Edition brings an exciting collection of Minecraft content and experiences to Nintendo fans,” [...]

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November 30, 2015

Mario Kart 8 Comes To Disney XD

Nintendo today announced that they have partnered with Disney for a Mario Kart 8 television special will air on the Disney XD channel on December 5th. The hour-long program will pit young gamers against  Youtube stars in a series of intense eight-man races. Nintendo describes the show, which will air at 8 PM ET as follows:

“In a new show called “Clash of Karts: Mario Kart 8,” eight of America’s best young gamers get the opportunity to team up with the hottest YouTube personalities like Strawburry 17, Andre (Black Nerd Comedy), AtomicMari and SethBling to compete in a one-hour multi-round Mario Kart 8 competition. Who will be crowned the [...]

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November 26, 2015

Black Friday Wrap-Up

After your done gorging yourself on all the good food and family togetherness you can stand this Thanksgiving, then sit down with us and take a look at some of the best deals in Black Friday gaming.

Nintendo (Via the E-shop, ends December 2ed)

Highlights from Nintendo’s holiday sale include The Legend of Zelda: Windwaker HD for $34.99 and Fire Emblem Awakening for $27.99.

Sony (Via the PSN)

Sony is running their usual discounts this week alongside a unique sale on multiplayer games, with the likes of Dragon’s Crown, Resident Evil Revelations and Rayman Legends leading the pack coming into this holiday shopping season. Also running at the same [...]

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September 23, 2015

Green Man Gaming To Sell Digital Copies of Nintendo Games

Green Man Gaming today announced that they had partnered with Nintendo UK to distribute digital copies of popular 3DS and  WiiU games via their website. Green Man Gaming and Nintendo celebrated their new partnership with a video featuring Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario, Luigi and other related Nintendo characters.

“We are immensely proud to have partnered with Nintendo UK to bring their products to the digital market,” said Paul Sulyok, CEO of Green Man Gaming. “Nintendo is one of the most respected, longstanding companies in the business with a strong history of quality games. Working with Nintendo UK to offer titles including Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario Maker for the [...]

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September 8, 2015

Nintendo Celebrates Super Mario Maker With Fun Facts

With the release of Super Mario Maker coming up on the 11th of September, Nintendo is celebrating the occasion by offering up a bit of trivia about the video game world’s most famous plumber. For example, did you know that Mario has appeared in over 200 games since his premier in the original Donkey Kong in 1981? Or that he even served as the referee in the original version of Super Punch-Out!! for the NES? These sort of facts and more await as we take a brief tour of Mario’s decades-long life below.

Fact 1: Mario has appeared in more than 200 video games.Fact 2: Super Mario Bros. launched 30 years ago on Sept. 13, 1985.Fact 3: In Super Mario Land, Mario has to [...]
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August 18, 2015

Splatoon Serves Up Transformers-themed Splatfest

In the past Splatoon has let users takes sides on such issues as food and sweets, but later this month the stakes will be raised even higher when the game’s latest Splatfest pits fans of the Transformers franchises’ giant robots against one another.


In the event, players can choose to champion either the heroic Autobots or the villainous Decepticons. With each side coming with a unique t-shirt costume item and matching paint. In a battle that will last from August 28th to the 29th. The winning side in this contest of skill will receive Super Sea Snails — in-game items used to upgrade a player’s [...]

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July 2, 2015

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Now on Wii U

It’s official: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is now on the Nintendo Wii U.

Nintendo’s latest announcement of new games that came to the Nintendo eShop this week included the critically acclaimed title, which is making its debut on Wii U today. Once again, players can set off on their epic journey through time to stop Ganondorf and save the Kingdom of Hyrule — and by extension the world — from disaster and evil.

Initial in-game shots taken from the game seems to show that there has been no loss in quality for this port of Ocarina of Time to the Wii U. You can judge for yourself below:

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July 2, 2015

Roving Rogue Teleports Into Nintendo eShop

Today Nintendo Download announced the release of Roving Rogue, produced and published by Padaone Games, on the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U.

Roving Rogue centers on what happens after defeating the last boss in an action-adventure game. Players take on the role of Kurt, an amnesiac hero who just defeated the final boss, and travel from the end of the game to the beginning in an effort to recover their lost memories. In addition to his trusty sword, Kurt also has the power of teleportation to assist in his survival to the beginning, which allows him to move a few meters in any direction.

The game is stated to have 40+ levels in the pixelated style of yesteryear [...]

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July 2, 2015

Rodea The Sky Soldier – Official Gameplay Trailer

Rodea The Sky Soldier just got its first official gameplay trailer; the game is coming to 3DS and Wii U October 13th in North America and the 16th in Europe.

The game revolves around a thousand-year promise made by the Rodea, the game’s main protagonist. He must once again protect Garuda from the evil Naga forces. You will fly through levels, fighting enemies and solving various puzzles.

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