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Mario, Zelda And Pokemon Could Appear Within NX’s Launch Window

by Peter Paltridgeon August 4, 2016
The British website MCV is stating they’ve heard from several anonymous sources that the Nintendo NX’s initial lineup will be more fruitful than usual. Specifically, that we’ll be getting new Mario, Zelda and Pokemon games all within the first six months of its life. Zelda isn’t much of a surprise — we’ve known about an […]
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Super Mario RPG At Last In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 30, 2016
FINALLY! This week in the Nintendo Download, one of the most demanded games in Nintendo’s entire library has been added to Wii U Virtual Console. It’s Super Mario RPG, the 1996 collaboration between Nintendo and Square that inspired and kicked off the entire Paper Mario series. It’s quite an adventure and now it’s easier to […]

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Pop Stars Vs. Monsters In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 23, 2016
If you had asked anybody months ago about this particular week in the Nintendo Download, was anybody expecting Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE to decimate Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 in reviews? Because that’s what happened. The long-awaited return of Mega Man’s creator was largely derided as mediocre, while this weird brightly-colored dance-mashup starring Fire Emblem […]
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E3 2016: Miyamoto Speaks Of “A New Kind Of Mario”

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Mario and possibly the most influential game designer of all time, was interviewed by IGN today during E3. He was asked if he could say anything about the next main title in the Mario series. Surprisingly, IGN didn’t get a handwave and a “no comment.” They didn’t get screenshots and a […]

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Super Mario Meets Minecraft — The Details

by Peter Paltridgeon May 9, 2016
Today Nintendo announced the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is coming to the Wii U version of Minecraft — we posted the trailer earlier today. This update adds 40 new Super Mario-themed skins encompassing characters from across the Mushroom Kingdom, including all seven Koopalings and probably Petey Piranha somewhere. (Don’t give your hopes up for Geno; […]
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A Paper Jam Of New Content In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon January 21, 2016
Compared to the sleepiness of last week, this week’s Nintendo Download is a complete overload of good games. You’ve got Zack & Wiki, the acclaimed Wii adventure game, making its Wii U debut. You’ve got Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3, which is the version of Mario 3 that has bonus levels (unlocked […]

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A Galaxy Of A Gift In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon December 24, 2015
This week in the Nintendo download, a special holiday gift! For the first time on Wii U, Super Mario Galaxy — one of the all-time best games to bear Mario’s name — is available at the eShop! Travel across wildly creative worlds, manipulate gravity and unlock the story of Rosalina! That’s the main big news, […]
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Typoman Apeers In This Wek’s Nintendo Downlorde

by Peter Paltridgeon November 19, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s the triumphant debut of TYPOMAN, the indie game where words solve everything, just like in Mario Teaches Typing (only much better than that)! Run across a lake and a stormcloud? Just find a D and add it to the word RAIN to DRAIN the lake and cross! If […]

New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

by Peter Paltridgeon October 27, 2015
Up to this point, whenever you died in a Super Mario Maker level you were forced to start back at the beginning. I’ve given up on several levels I thought were good simply because I didn’t want to travel all the way back to where I died again. The one tool this game desperately needed […]
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Make Some Mario In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 10, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, you might have heard of a little game-slash-creative tool called Super Mario Maker. It’ll be out tomorrow in physical form, but it can also be downloaded as well if you can’t find it anywhere. Personally, I prefer the actual physical item, especially since it comes with a book. Because […]