Super Smash Bros for Wii U Video Packs 50 Amazing Extras

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With the holiday season quickly approaching and video game consoles from rivals picking up exclusive titles, Nintendo is heavily promoting its own weapon to win the holiday buying season. This week the company didn’t just talk about 50 features, changes and upgrades buyers of Super Smash Bros for Wii U can’t expect. It packed them […]

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Arrives

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Nintendo, makers of the Wii U gaming console, have revealed that Super Smash Bros. Wii U’s final release date in North America and around the world – and that’s only the beginning. Super Smash Bros. Wii U’s release date in the United States is November 21st. Nintendo announced that release date along with a slew […]

New Nintendo 3DS Clears Release Hurdle in U.S.

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Nintendo, long time makers of video game consoles for the living room and those that fit in a pocket, is apparently wasting no time in prepping for the launch of the new Nintendo 3DS handheld it unveiled earlier this year. This morning the new Nintendo 3DS appeared in a filing with the FCC ahead of […]

Super Smash Bros for Wii U Review is Too Funny to Miss

Conan reviews Super Smash Bros for Wii U well ahead of the holiday 2014 release.

The Super Smash Bros for Wii U release date isn’t due until the holiday season, but the first Super Smash Bros for Wii U review is already live, with a hilarious look at the characters, gameplay and levels. Even though the 9-minute Super Smash Bros for Wii U video only includes about five minutes of actual gameplay, you get […]

Star Fox for Wii U is on Its Way

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Nintendo is about to pull out one of the biggest cult hits of all to bolster sales for the Wii U: Star Fox. A new story filed earlier this week and mistakenly posted by Time just before Nintendo’s video press conference reveals the full story behind Star Fox for Wii U. Instead of using the […]

Super Smash Bros Wii U Comes to Life with Skylanders-like Figurines

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Nintendo’s Wii U hasn’t been selling as well as the Xbox One and PS4. As such, Nintendo has vowed to do whatever it takes to attract and keep users interested in the console and it appears that includes adding NFC-equipped figures like those created for the Skylanders series of games to Super Smash Bros for […]

Mario Kart 8 Demos Coming to GameStop on May 17th

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Shoppers will be able to play Mario Kart 8, the latest rendition of the arcade racer, at GameStop on May 17th and May 18th. That’s roughly two weeks, before the game’s release for the Wii U. News concerning the early play sessions surfaced this morning after MyNintendoNews received information about Nintendo loading the game on […]

E3 2014: 3 Big Trends to Look For

Microsoft, announcing more details about the Xbox One at E3 2013.

Soon the world will watch as Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo all battle for the attention of gamers. Make no mistake, the stakes for each company at the Electronic Entertainment Expo couldn’t possible be any higher. Microsoft goes into this year’s event in a much weaker position than it has in years past. Last year the company […]

Nintendo Bets on Live Video and Super Smash Bros. Wii U for E3 2014

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Those looking for Nintendo to make an on-stage spectacle about upcoming games for the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3 2014 are out of luck. Instead, the Japanese maker of Mario, Metroid and more will hold three events designed to get buyers off the couch and playing […]

E3 2014: What to Expect at Gaming’s Biggest Event of the Year

Microsoft, announcing more details about the Xbox One at E3 2013.

In the consumer electronics space there’s always some event happening, some industry-wide get together that puts content makers and content buyers all in one place. In the gaming, that yearly event is E3: the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Really, its name is a misnomer. Sure, companies use the event to share information about all sorts of […]

Nintendo DS Emulator for iPhone and iPad Arrives, No Jailbreak Needed

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From the developer who brought you GBA4iOS, there’s a new gaming emulator in town that’s available for iPhone and iPad without a jailbreak. NDS4iOS, as it’s called, brings Nintendo DS games to your iOS device without the need to jailbreak, although it can still run on jailbroken devices so that everyone isn’t left out. As […]

Mario and Luigi Arrival Gives Gamers New Reason to Get the Wii U

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Nintendo Wii U buyers can now download GameBoy Advanced games like Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga to play on their console, fulfilling a promise Nintendo made to users to bring even more games they love to the troubled console. Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga arrived in the Nintendo eShop earlier today, where Wii U owners […]

Mario Kart 8 Video Shows New Look, Old Favorite

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Nintendo could be on the cusp of successfully mixing some older game play elements, with the new graphics and updated controls that modern users expect, based on a new video trailer of Mario Kart 8 released today. The trailer surfaced on Nintendo’s YouTube page for the Wii U today. It showcases some of the new […]

GameBoy Emulator for iPhone Arrives with No Jailbreak Required

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You might remember when GBA4iOS snuck its way into the iTunes App Store using a loophole, but that was quickly patched up by Apple. However, version 2.0 has released, giving iPhone and iPad users the opportunity once again to get GBA4iOS without requiring a jailbreak. Furthermore, the updated version is getting a bunch of new […]

DS Games Coming To The Wii U As Nintendo Looks To Make A Comeback

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Sales of Nintendo’s Wii U gaming console and the games that users purchase for it aren’t exactly running off the shelves. Just days after finally admitting that the console and the ecosystem that’s intended to support it aren’t taking off, Nintendo says it hopes to turn around the Wii U with a mix of user […]

Wii U Sales Suffer as PS4, Xbox One Dominate

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Nintendo has released its sales numbers for its various consoles, and the Wii U — as expected — is not doing well at all. The company announced that it has sold just 5.86 million Wii Us since the console’s launch in 2012, with 2.8 million of those selling in 2013 alone. Comparatively, Microsoft recently announced […]

Nintendo Announcing New Approach To Mobile Gaming This Week?

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Nintendo, makers of such legendary game franchise as Mario, Zelda, Pokémon and more, is preparing to announce a new strategy designed to embrace gamers on the devices they own already: their smartphones. At least, that’s according to recent reports. According to The Nikkei, Nintendo could be preparing to revamp the way it approaches mobile gaming […]

Are Nintendo Games for iPhone and Android in The Works?

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If Nintendo had hoped that launching its Wii U gaming console a year earlier than rivals and integrating a touchscreen controller would boost sales, it was wrong. The past week the company announced that it expected to lose millions thanks to the console. Now Nintendo’s leaders say that they’re finally ready to take a look […]

Nintendo Wii Mini Coming to the US Later This Month

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The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 may be launching this month, but there’s another console that looks to invade store shelves in the US this month as well. Nintendo has announced that the Wii Mini will be making its way to the US at some point this month. The console will be bundled with Mario […]

Nintendo Wii Discontinuation in Japan Won’t Affect the US

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The Nintendo Wii officially ended its production run in Japan, but the company says that this won’t affect availability of the last-generation console in the US, according to GameSpot. A Nintendo of America representative told the website that the discontinuation of the Wii gaming console would not affect the US at all. Specifically, the rep […]