All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nintendo’

Nintendo Sold 460,000 Wii U Units In The Last Six Months

The Wii U hasn’t been doing so hot this last year as the new console struggled to find an audience thanks to its high price and lack of first party games. Nintendo started to address both of those problems in September, but it seemingly wasn’t enough to have any positive impact on its latest quarterly results. Nintendo announced today that …

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Sonic Lost World Gets A Launch Trailer

It’s been a long time coming, but Sonic Lost World is finally upon those of us who live in North America. The Wii U/3DS exclusive promises brand new gameplay that makes Sonic stand out more than ever before while introducing players to new villains that aren’t Dr. Eggman. Unlike the previous trailers that focus on either the Wii U or …

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Wayne Brady Raps, White People Dance in New Wii Party U Ad

For nearly one year now, Nintendo has struggled to sell its Wii U console. The lack of must-have games for the system has created apathy for gamers, who are now looking forward to two competitor consoles from Sony and Microsoft. This, just as Nintendo is finally getting some fun-looking games for the Wii U. Nintendo last week released Wii Party …

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Nintendo Announces A Zelda-Themed 3DS XL For North America

Last month, Nintendo released a Zelda-themed Wii U to correlate with the launch of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Now the company is doing it again with its handheld line to celebrate the launch of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Nintendo announced this morning that the gold-and-black special edition 3DS XL will be coming …

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Nintendo Announces Month-Long ‘Wii Fit U’ Trial

Earlier today, Microsoft announced that it will be giving early Xbox One adopters access to a trial version of Kinect Sports Rivals in the months leading up to the title’s launch. Now, Nintendo has announced a similar plane for its upcoming Wii Fit U title. Wii Fit U is scheduled to launch on November 1 in North America and in …

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Here’s Some New Super Mario 3D World Gameplay Footage

Last week, Nintendo made us a believer in Mario again with the latest trailer for Super Mario 3D World. After some initial skepticism regarding Mario’s first 3D adventure on the Wii U, most are now convinced that Nintendo has hit upon something great yet again. Of course, a six-minute trailer is not nearly enough time to see everything the game …

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Nintendo Announces Wii U Skylanders Bundle For The Holidays

Earlier this week, Nintendo announced a new Wii U bundle for the holidays that included New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U for $300. That’s a pretty good value, but some prospective shoppers may be bummed out that it doesn’t include Nintendo Land. Well, Nintendo has you covered with another Wii U bundle that includes Nintendo Land …

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Full Screen Mario Attracts The Ire Of Nintendo

In 1990, John Carmack ported the first level of Super Mario Bros. 3 to the PC to prove that side-scrolling graphics could be done on the platform. He then presented this breakthrough to Nintendo, but the company wasn’t interested in the PC market as it was still rolling in the dough thanks to the NES. That rejection ultimately led to …

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Phoenix Wright Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

Capcom made a lot of courtroom drama fans happy this year when it announced that the latest Phoenix Wright game – Dual Destinies – would be localized for the West. Unfortunately, the game is not getting a physical release in the U.S., but at least we’re getting it on the eShop. In this week’s Nintendo Download, the big game release …

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Nintendo Unveils New Wii U Bundle For The Holidays

The Wii U’s first year on the market has not been the best. Nintendo’s own efforts to produce software for the console has been impeded by delays, and third parties have been dropping support for the console within its first year. Things are finally looking up, however, as Nintendo has a string of big releases throughout the end of the …

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Super Mario 3D World Continues To Impress In Latest Gameplay Trailer

We’re only a month away from the launch of Super Mario 3D World, but Nintendo has stayed relatively quiet about the game. Sure, we’ve seen some trailers here and there, but there’s not a lot being said about the next big 3D Mario game. Well, that was the case, but now Nintendo of Japan has come to our rescue with …

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Nintendo Wii Officially Exits Production

I’d wager that a Nintendo Wii is lying somewhere in your house. You probably bought it when it was featured on Oprah and all the other daytime talk shows as the first gaming console to really be for everybody. Now it just sits in your closet collecting dust with maybe two or three games to show for it. As it …

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