Smash Seminar: Introduction

Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

Two players sit hunched in their chairs, eyes fixated upon the CRT television in front of them. Their hands move at rapid speed, inputting hundreds of actions per minute as their characters dance around on the screen. They’ve been playing the game for years now – these actions are second…

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Character Column: EarthBound’s Photographer shows how memories can be just as important as the journey

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Badge Arcade News: 6/20/16

Categories: 3DS, News

The Nintendo Badge Arcade’s week-long Zelda celebration continues with two new catchers from The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds! Free play?: Yes — two! Practice catcher: It’s the final day for the Pokémon and Cat Mario Show badges currently in the Arcade, so don’t miss your chance at…

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Monolith Soft is helping develop Breath of the Wild

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Switch, Wii U

It turns out there’s a bigger team behind the expansive Hyrule in the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild than we first thought – Monolith Soft, the team responsible for the open-world Xenoblade Chronicles X, has been helping out with development. Veteran designer Shigeru Miyamoto has given more specific…

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Starr Mazer headed to Wii U, 3DS

Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

Those hoping for a Nintendo console release of Kickstarter-backed project Starr Mazer can celebrate: Wii U and 3DS versions of the game are in the works. Starr Mazer is a genre fusion of point-and-click adventure and 2D shooter, utilizing pixel art and 8-bit music not unlike that found in indie…

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Badge Arcade News: 6/19/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Celebration for the recently revealed Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild continues today with two more free plays and even more Zelda goodies! Most notably, it’s raining rupees in the badge arcade, with 8-bit Ganon also making his debut appearance. Check out the gallery below for the full scoop….

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