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Mario Kart 8 Hits Shelves, Hailed Best In The Series

Mario Kart 8 Hits Shelves, Hailed Best In The Series

By Rachel Kolman May 31, 2014

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 …

Nintendo Wii Officially Exits Production 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 …

Disney Infinity Continues To Look Amazing Disney Infinity Continues To Look Amazing

Disney Infinity’s Toy Box mode looks awesome. It’s basically Minecraft with Disney characters, and it lets you build just about anything you can think of. Of course, you can do more than just build things. Players will be able to …

Disney Infinity Has No Right To Look This Cool Disney Infinity Has No Right To Look This Cool

At first, Disney Infinity seemed like a shameless attempt to copy Activision’s Skylanders franchise. As more information is revealed, however, Disney Infinity seems to have only taken the idea of physical toy tie ins. Everything else is looking pretty amazing. …

Angry Birds Trilogy Out on Wii U August 13 Angry Birds Trilogy Out on Wii U August 13

Back in February, Rovio announced that Angry Birds Trilogy, which had already sold over one Million copies for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo 3DS, would be coming to Wii U sometime this year. Today, Rovio announced that the game …

Super Smash Bros. Gets A Smashing Music Video Super Smash Bros. Gets A Smashing Music Video
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Super Smash Bros. is a cultural phenomenon. Even people who feel that they’ve outgrown Nintendo games love the idea of having characters from their childhood beat each other up. That’s why nobody would object to starring in a silly music …

Nintendo Plans To Revive The Wii U By October Nintendo Plans To Revive The Wii U By October
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The Wii U is in a spot of trouble. What is Nintendo going to do about it? Well, not much at the moment. The company has delayed many of its biggest titles into the latter half of the year, and …

Madden NFL 25 Skipping Wii U This Year Madden NFL 25 Skipping Wii U This Year
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The Wii U, much like the Gamecube, has a problem with third-party support. Even so, EA Sports still brought annual iterations of Madden NFL to the little purple box. That’s not happening on the Wii U. When Madden NFL 25 …

Hacker Group Claims To Have Cracked Wii U's Security Hacker Group Claims To Have Cracked Wii U's Security
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Like every console before it, the Wii U will eventually be hacked and people will use that hack to play pirated games on the console. The challenge comes in the form of actually hacking the console to allow this functionality. …

BIT.TRIP Runner2 Dashes To Wii U eShop BIT.TRIP Runner2 Dashes To Wii U eShop

Wii U owners are still languishing in the drought of new games that has taken over the console’s early months. March is looking much better, but Wii U owners itching for a new game are at least getting a downloadable …

Wii Mini Coming to the U.K. on March 22 Wii Mini Coming to the U.K. on March 22

Sales of Nintendo‘s Wii U haven’t haven’t been quite as high as the company had been hoping. In January, fewer than 100,000 Wii U’s were sold worldwide and Nintendo recently revised down its quarterly sales estimates. So what’s Nintendo to …

Playing Wii Games Makes You More Hostile Playing Wii Games Makes You More Hostile

Nintendo prides itself on making family friendly entertainment that anybody can enjoy. The Nintendo Wii was the best selling console in the last console generation largely due to it broad, casual appeal. That being said, a new study has found …

Nintendo Sells Less Than 100K Wii U Units In January Nintendo Sells Less Than 100K Wii U Units In January

The latest NPD numbers for January were just released, and things aren’t looking good for Nintendo. The company that recently vowed to sell 4 million Wii U units by the end of March only managed to sell through less than …

Nintendo Lowers Sales Expectations For Wii U Nintendo Lowers Sales Expectations For Wii U

Before the Wii U launched, Nintendo said it expected to sell 5.5 million units before the end of its fiscal year in March. It’s entirely possible, but some were skeptical. Now Nintendo doesn’t even think it can reach such a …

Nintendo Reveals 3DS And Wii U Release Schedule Nintendo Reveals 3DS And Wii U Release Schedule

This morning, we brought you the unfortunate news that a number of titles for the Wii U have slipped into the Spring. It was a little unfortunate, but there’s still plenty of great titles coming your way. The 3DS, however, …

Pandora's Tower Coming To North America Pandora's Tower Coming To North America

Last year proved that the fans do have a say in the business decisions of large companies. After refusing to bring over RPG titles like Xenoblade Chronicles and The Last Story, a fan movement called Operation Rainfall formed to bring …

Nintendo Unifying Hardware Divisions This Year Nintendo Unifying Hardware Divisions This Year

Nintendo has two amazingly talented hardware divisions that work on home consoles and handheld devices. These teams have come up with some amazing concepts that have taken the market by storm, like the Wii and the Nintendo DS. Now, what …