Nintendo Reveals Super Mario 35th Anniversary Plans

Mario is one of the most recognizable video game characters ever created, and with good reason. Nintendo’s iconic series has now been around for 35 years. On September 13, 1985, the release of Super Mario Bros brought Mario out of the arcades and onto a home console, and there has been plenty of speculation about […]

“Next-next-gen” Nintendo Console: Fusion

News from Nintendo has been mixed lately. While the 3DS had phenomenal sales in 2013, the Wii U’s sales continue to miss expectations. Rumors have been flying about what Nintendo might do to make up for its Wii U misfortune, with the latest concerning the next Nintendo console (yup, the one after the Wii U…). […]

Weak Wii U Console Sales Change Nintendo’s Plans

Nintendo has had more than its share of difficulties this generation. They had to cut their projected sales of the 3DS in the fiscal year, lowering them from 18 million to 13.5 million. Although the 3DS has been selling well in Japan, its overseas sales have been weaker, especially in Europe. Their estimates of 3DS […]

Nintendo already working on next-gen gaming machine?

We all know that the Wii U is doing pretty poorly in retail stores and is being out-sold, easily, both each of the Xbox One and the PS4. So whether or not Nintendo was/is prepared to release a successor to the console might have been in doubt. According to a post on the NeoGAF forums […]

Go old school with a twist on your Wii U with the NES Remix

NES Remix has been released on the Nintendo Wii U and for just $15 we have to say that it offers some pretty memorable and enjoyable gaming – especially for us oldies! The new game collection includes 16 classics from the original Nintendo console (NES) and features games such as Balloon Fight, Donkey Kong 3, […]

Nintendo infographic says Wii U best choice this Christmas covers the Nintendo Wii U too ya know and here’s a post to prove it. Nintendo has just published the infographic below which is designed to inform you why its Wii U (semi) next-gen console is the one you should be purchasing this Christmas. It points out a bunch of reasons why the Wii […]

Wii U receives firmware update, adds welcome features

Nintendo has just released a firmware update (version 4.0.0) for the Wii U and with it come some welcome additions for owners of what some call “the first next-generation console”. Probably the biggest is the new ability to play Wii U games on the GamePad screen (although note that a Wiimote will still be required […]