All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nintendo’

This Is What A Legend Of Zelda Film Might Have Looked Like

Nintendo doesn’t exactly like the idea of letting others make movies based on their properties. I may like the Super Mario Bros. movie, but plenty of people think it’s the worst film ever made. Since then, we haven’t heard a peep from Nintendo regarding any movies based on their properties, except for that Animal Crossing anime film. Of course, Nintendo’s …

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Nintendo Sold 160,000 Wii U Units Last Quarter

At the end of its fiscal year in March, Nintendo announced to the world that it had sold 3.45 million Wii U units since its launch last November. Most of those units were sold during the holiday season, however, as Nintendo had only sold 200,000 units in the first three months of this year. In the three months since April, …

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Nintendo to Release Black 3DS XL in August

Though Nintendo’s Wii U console is struggling to sell, the company’s handheld 3DS console is gaining even more traction than ever. While the home console market release schedule has slow down in anticipation of next-gen consoles, already this year 3DS owners have seen the release of instant-classics such as Fire Emblem: Awakening, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, and Animal Crossing: New …

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Check Out These Adorable Pikmin 3 Ads

Nintendo’s Pikmin are all kinds of adorable. They’re also super mischievous. Nintendo UK capitalizes on this particular talent in its latest ad for Pikmin 3. If anything, this ad is much more entertaining than the U.S. ad. Sure, our ad focuses more on the gameplay, but it just lacks some of that Nintendo magic. Thankfully, Nintendo of America totally nailed …

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Call Of Duty: Ghosts Finally Confirmed For Wii U

Remember when Call of Duty: Ghosts was announced earlier this year? Activision said it was coming to every major console, but the Wii U logo was noticeably absent from the launch trailer. This led to months of speculation going back and forth on whether or not the next title in the franchise would indeed make its way to the Wii …

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Check Out This Silly Mario & Luigi: Dream Team TV Ad

Back in the N64 and Gamecube days, Nintendo was known for imaginative, and oftentimes silly, TV ads. That all stopped once the DS and Wii came out as Nintendo opted for ads showing families having fun together instead. For its latest 3DS games, Nintendo has tapped into the fun loving ads of yesteryear. Nintendo recently shared the TV ad for …

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Here Are All The Trailers From Today’s Surprise Nintendo Direct

Did you know that there was a Nintendo Direct this morning? You probably didn’t as Nintendo stealthily released it without any prior warning. The secretive nature of its release doesn’t mean it was a bad Nintendo Direct though. In fact, there were quite a few excellent trailers released alongside of it that give us a better look at some upcoming …

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Nintendo Launches Earthbound On Wii U Virtual Console Today

Nintendo usually gives us an advance warning before it streams one of its Nintendo Direct videos, but today’s Nintendo Direct came without any prior warning. It didn’t really matter though as the company only provided updates on previously announced games. Nintendo’s Bill Trinen started off today’s Nintendo Direct talking about Animal Crossing: New Leaf. He announced that Nintendo Zone locations …

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Mario And Sonic Relive Old Rivalries In Their Latest Olympic Outing

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games has been a massive franchise for Nintendo and Sega ever since the two collaborated on the first for the 2008 Summer Olympic games. Each Summer and Winter Olympics event since then has received a game, and this year’s event in Sochi is no different. Earlier this year, Nintendo showed a bit of gameplay …

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You Can Play Pikmin 3 Early At GameStop

Pikmin was never as popular as Mario or The Legend of Zelda, but it does have its very dedicated and vocal fan base. The latest game in the franchise – Pikmin 3 – is out in less than a month, and Nintendo wants to make sure that everybody gets a chance to discover what makes Pikmin so special before the …

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Captain Olimar Brings His Pikmin To Super Smash Bros. For Wii U/3DS

Captain Olimar was one of the more interesting combatants in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. I never really got the hang of him, but players that did were a continuous thorn in my side. Those players will then be happy to know that the tiny space captain from Pikmin will be back in the latest installment. Nintendo announced today through its …

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Somebody Is Actually Making A Documentary About The Power Glove

“I love the the Power Glove – it’s so bad.” The above words, spoken by Lucas in 1989’s The Wizard, weren’t just an expression of 80s opposite slang, but a prophetic voice declaring to the world that Mattel’s NES peripheral was utter trash. Now a group of filmmakers want to chronicle the creation and continued popularity of gaming’s most notorious …

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