Taking a closer look at Mario Maker

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Wii U

Super Mario Bros. is, without question, one of the most important video games of all-time. It is not a difficult argument to make that it is the most important video game of all-time, though in a world populated with Pong, Spacewar!, Tetris, Super Mario 64 and several others, I’ll leave…

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The beauty of Yoshi's Woolly World

Author: Jason Grier
Categories: Amiibo News, News, Wii U

Yoshi is back on home consoles for the first time since 1997, and Nintendo is once again using a unique art style to offer a fresh take on a historic franchise. On the heels of other similar offerings like Paper Mario, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and most…

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Mario joins the fun in Puzzle & Dragons Z

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: 3DS, News, Reviews

In an announcement back in March, Nintendo announced a partnership with DeNA that would bring beloved Nintendo franchises and characters to mobile devices, i.e., smartphones and tablets. While the news may have rocked the gaming world, it really shouldn’t have come as a shocker, considering the gaming giant has been…

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Previewing Stretchmo

Author: Josh Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

For as much as Nintendo loves to gush over its games that are exclusives to one of its systems, it certainly likes to pull some fast ones and surprise people just as often, it seems. Despite the Pushmo brand unofficially developing into a franchise with the third game, Pushmo World,…

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Review: amiibo tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Amiibo News, Reviews, Wii U

When amiibo tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits was announced several months ago, many people were thrilled to finally get their hands on a stand alone amiibo game. Fans have been wondering when Nintendo would start to implement amiibo into games in a larger way ever since the introduction of amiibo last…

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Nintendo theme park becomes a reality

Author: Jason Grier
Categories: News

To top off Nintendo’s major earnings report for fiscal year 2014, the company announced that it’s partnering with Universal Parks and Resorts to bring iconic gaming characters to the theme park. Nintendo is promising to create “spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds.” And yes,…

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What we know about Giant Robot so far

Author: Jason Grier
Categories: News, Wii U

Are we close to the release of Shigeru Miyamoto’s still mysterious Project Giant Robot game? If the recent Nintendo Earnings Release is to be believed, we very well might be. According to the release, Project Giant Robot will release in the first half of 2015, which means that we’ll most…

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is coming this fall

Author: Lauren Musni
Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, News

Nintendo’s April Direct announced the newest installment in the Animal Crossing series, a game called Happy Home Designer. Reactions from Animal Crossing fans were tremendously positive after the Direct aired. The prospect of once again diving into the colorful world with characters they’d grown to love ever since the series’…

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Nintendo's change of heart for region free products

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

Nintendo is finally considering removing region locking from its upcoming home console. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata brought up this hot topic in the company’s latest investor meeting. During the question and answer session, Iwata mentioned he was looking at the situation “optimistically” and that the lock could be removed due…

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Nintendo & DeNA: A partnership is born

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News

Nintendo has announced that it’s finally ready to make its way to the brave new world of smartphone mobile gaming with the help of mobile giant DeNA. In mid-March, during an investor conference in Japan, Nintendo made the announcement that Nintendo IPs would be used to develop brand new games…

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Club Nintendo: A retrospective history

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News

After nearly seven years running in the United States, Nintendo has officially announced the end of its beloved Club Nintendo program. Rather than mourn the loss of our old friend, let’s celebrate and remember some of the most impressive awards Club Nintendo had to offer throughout the years. But first,…

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