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Super Smash Bros. News Overload: New Characters, Modes, and More

Super Smash Bros. Charizard on Wii U

There was almost too much Super Smash Bros. news to handle in yesterday’s Nintendo Direct. Sheik is in, as a separate character. Greninja and Charizard bring more Pokémon to the roster. Yoshi is back with a tougher fighting stance. And Zero Suit Samus is back. Plus there’s a whole new mode, Smash Run, that allows four […]

PR: Mario Kart 8 Reveals New Tracks, New Characters, and New Items

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Mario Kart 8 for Wii U looks more amazing everytime they update it. Today Nintendo released the new trailer above plus word of several new characters and items that will make, and break, friendships everywhere. The new characters are Metal Mario, a Shyguy, and Lakitu. Okay, not fan-favorites, but they beef up the roster. Nintendo […]

Nintendo Releasing Super Mario Bros. 3 and Other Classic Games in April

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One of the most-requested Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console games is finally coming. Nintendo plans to release Super Mario Bros. 3 for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS April 17. He’s joining a month of Virtual Console releases of Gameboy Advance classics for the Wii U, including Advance Wars, Metroid Fusion, and Golden Sun. […]

Yoshi's New Island Out March 14

Yoshi's New Island

Connoisseurs of 16-bit gaming will remember Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island for the SNES as one of the best platformers of that era. Tomorrow, March 14, a new game in the series, Yoshi’s New Island, launches for the 3DS. Can it recapture the magic? It’s certainly bringing a lot of new tricks, such as […]

Nintendo Will Spotlight Indie Game Support at Game Developers Conference

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Nintendo is cultivating relationships with indie developers by making it easier for them to make games for its Wii U console, and it is showing off the fruits of that relationship. The company plans to show off a whole slate of new games made for Wii U by indie developers at next week’s Game Developers […]

Celebrate Yoshi with a Special 3DS XL

Special Yoshi 3DS XL

Luigi got a whole year to himself with the just ended “Year of Luigi.” Now it’s Yoshi’s turn to shine, and though he hasn’t had an officially announced year he’s having a really big month with the release of the 3DS game Yoshi’s New Island in March, and this sweet Nintendo 3DS XL to commemorate the […]

Seth Rogen Getting In On Console Wars At Sony

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Seth Rogen has signed on to direct, along with Evan Goldberg, the upcoming feature film “Console Wars”, based on the book title of the same name [by Blake Harris] about the battle for superiority between video game companies Nintendo and Sega in the 1980s and 1990s. Harris is also co-directing a documentary on the same […]

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Out Friday for Wii U

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Screenshot

  This Friday, it’s on. How is it on? Glad you asked. It’s on like Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, which releases for the Wii U. The new game brings  with it Donkey, Diddy, Dixie, Funky, and even, for the first time in the series as a playable character, Cranky Kong for your barrel blasting, banana […]

Another “Sonic Boom” In 2015 For PS4, Xbox One and WiiU?

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We already know Sonic the Hedgehog is coming to Cartoon Network this autumn with “Sonic Boom” but a sign at a Nuremberg [Germany] International Toy Fair indicates that a new Sonic-themed video game is on its way for the Sony PlayStation4, Xbox One and WiiU formats in 2015 – though gamemaker Sega has made no […]

'Super Indie Connection Sale' Starts Today on Wii U

Mighty Switch Force

One of the great, and often overlooked, features of the Wii U’s catalog is its selection of indie games. Today you can try out some of the more popular indie titles for the platform, dirt cheap. The “Super Indie Connection Sale” is on now and runs through Feb. 13. If you buy one of the […]

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