Hands-on preview: Super Mario Maker

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: News, Wii U

Super Mario Maker was first announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in 2014, although at the time, it was simply known as Mario Maker. Leading up to E3 2015, Nintendo held its Nintendo World Championships where the newly titled Super Mario Maker was properly shown off in all of…

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Box art for Wave 6 amiibo revealed

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Amiibo News, News

New box art was uncovered today from the websites Cultura.com and info amiibo for several Wave 6 amiibo, including R.O.B., Mr. Game & Watch and the Mii Fighters. Take a look below to see what they will look like on retail shelves later this year.

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More new Splatoon weapons tonight!

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: News, Wii U

The constant stream of updates and additions from Nintendo during the unofficial “Summer of Splatoon” continues to flow like ink. Brightly colored ink shot by squid kids, of course. And as of 7 p.m. PST tonight, there will be two new ways for players to unleash all-out ink warfare on…

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The History of Nintendo Competitions: Part 3

Author: Joe Drilling
Categories: Retro

Please note: This is Part 3 in a series of articles covering the history of Nintendo game competitions. Part 1 explored The Nintendo World Championships, Super Star Fox Weekend and Powerfest ‘94. Part 2 discussed the Nintendo Campus Challenges in 1991 and 1992. After Powerfest ‘94, it would be a…

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How Star Fox Zero can be a success

Categories: News, Wii U

To say that the Star Fox series has had something of a checkered past would not be an understatement. The original Star Fox on Super Nintendo was revolutionary as one of the first games to feature polygonal 3D graphics, and its sequel, Star Fox 64, has regularly been heralded as…

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The future of the Amiibo Newscast

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: Amiibo News, News

As mentioned in Episode 15 of the Amiibo Newscast, the team is excited to hear your opinion about where you would like to see the future of the newscast go. The cast has primarily focused on amiibo since its beginning (for good reason!), but with the transition into the ‘Age…

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Calling all European & Canadian game enthusiasts!

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: Amiibo News, News

Amiibo News is looking for volunteers located in Europe and Canada to help us expand our each with our @AmiiboNewsUK and @AmiiboNewsCA Twitter accounts. Both accounts have been established for several months, but we haven’t been able to dedicate the necessary time to really make them shine. That’s where you…

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Zero Escape 3 announced for Nintendo 3DS

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

The long awaited final game in the Zero Escape trilogy was briefly teased last night by Aksys Games, during its panel in Los Angeles. The title was introduced by series creator Kotaro Uchikoshi and it is confirmed to be in development by Spike Chunsoft. All that has been shared so…

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