All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nintendo’

Nintendo Is Finally Going to Make Smartphone Games

By the end of this year, you’ll be able to play a Nintendo game on your iPhone. Wading into a market its always been wary of, Nintendo is finally going to start producing smartphone games. The first one should be out by the end of 2015, and the company says it plans to make a total of five by March …

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Nintendo Rides At Universal Theme Parks To Become A Reality

Gamers everywhere rejoice. Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts just announced that they will be creating “spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds” to Universal theme parks. The agreement between these two giants is seen as a major move by Nintendo to expand the reach and popularity of its characters and intellectual property. Nintendo may …

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Ace Metrix Ranks Top 10 Holiday Ads

Television and video advertising analytics firm Ace Metrix announced the top 10 highest scoring holiday ads heading into Thanksgiving. “As is true throughout the year, advertisers develop ads based on a variety of creative strategies. During the holiday season, however, it is even more challenging to break through the clutter and to grab the attention of increasingly distracted consumers,” said …

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Pokemon Games to Include “Soaring” Mega-Evolutions

Pokemon fans are in for even more new content next month when Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire arrive on store shelves. Nintendo and The Pokemon Company this week confirmed that legendary dragon/psychic type pokemon Latios and Latias are still a part of the new remakes. Normally Latios can be found in Omega Ruby while Latias can be caught …

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Mario Kart 8 Hits Shelves, Hailed Best In The Series

The much-anticipated Mario Kart 8 hit stores yesterday, and it’s already seeing tons of high praise. The latest installment, which is only available on the Wii U, includes 32 racetracks (16 new, 16 repurposed classics), 30 different drivers, and 26 vehicles to choose from. This 8th version of the game most definitely expands the Mario Kart universe, including new items …

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‘Mario Kart 8′ Informational Video Released

Mario fans only have one more month to wait until Mario Kart 8 hits the stores, and to get them even more pumped, Nintendo released a Nintendo Direct video. The video covers some exciting news, including word of a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle, new characters and items, a free downloadable game offer for Wii U owners who buy …

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Super Mario Bros. Theme Sounds Good On Just About Anything

What’s the most iconic video game song ever composed? If you ever played an NES, you’re likely to say the music that plays in World 1-1 of Super Mario Bros. The ditty has become so synonymous with Mario that Nintendo continues to use the song in Mario games to this day. While Nintendo may be remixing and reusing the song …

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Nintendo Finally Lower The Price On Select 3DS Games

Nintendo has a reputation for never lowering the prices of their first party titles. During the Wii and DS days, it took them years to finally release “Player’s Choice” versions of some earlier titles thus effectively dropping the price to $20. There were still many older games that were retailing for $50 though. With the 3DS, it looked like Nintendo …

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Nintendo Is Bringing Tomodachi Life To The U.S.

Over the past few years, one of the biggest performers on the DS in Japan has been the Tomodachi Collection franchise. We never got any of the titles in the U.S. before, but the latest game in the franchise is finally making its way over. Nintendo announced this morning that it’s finally bringing the Tomodachi Collection franchise to the U.S. …

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NES Remix 2 Gets New Mode Inspired By Nintendo World Championships

One of the rarest Nintendo games of all time is the Nintendo World Championships cartridge handed out to the winners of the competition in 1990. The cartridge contained levels from Super Mario Bros., Rad Racer and Tetris and would track the scores from all three games over the course of 6 minutes and 21 seconds. While it’s all but impossible …

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New Super Smash Bros. To Appeal To Core And Casual Fans Alike

Super Smash Bros. is an interesting beast. It has to appeal to its core fanbase that plays it like a fighter while still appealing to those who play it like a party game. Super Smash Bros. Melee heavily appealed to the former while Super Smash Bros. Brawl heavily appealed to the latter. With the latest game, Nintendo is working to …

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Game Boy Advance Games Come To Wii U In This Week’s Nintendo Download

Nintendo promised and it delivered. Game Boy Advance games are finally on the virtual console. The only downside is that the games are only available on the Wii U. It makes much more sense to have them on the 3DS, but we gotta take what we can get. Speaking of Game Boy Advance games, this week sees the release of …

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