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…

‘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…

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…

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…

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,…

Mario Kart 8 To Feature New Items, New Courses And Live Music

Mario Kart isn’t exactly what gamers would call a revolutionary series. Each game in the franchise knows what it is and doesn’t deviate far from that. The last truly innovative Mario Kart was Double Dash on the Gamecube, and it…

Sonic Dons Link’s Green Hat And Tunic In Lost World DLC

Last year, Nintendo announced that Sonic Lost World would be getting two free Nintendo-themed DLC packs. The first was based on Yoshi’s Island and the second was teased to be based on The Legend of Zelda. Now it’s official –…

Here Are The GBA Games Coming To The Wii U In April

Last month, Nintendo announced that Gameboy Advance games would finally be coming to the virtual console. Oddly enough, however, the games would be appearing on the Wii U instead of the 3DS. Despite that one odd decision, Nintendo has a…

Mario Kart 8 Is Put Through Its Paces By The Pros

Can you be a pro at Mario Kart? Well, you might be a pro among your friends for knowing the secret to avoiding a blue shell or knowing all shortcuts in Mario Kart: Double Dash. Is that really a pro…

Wii U To Get Over 50 Unity Titles, Engine Support Might Come To 3DS

Over the last few years, Unity has become one of the most prominent game engines in the industry thanks to its low cost and universal compatibility. Nintendo even gives away the engine to authorized Wii U developers to help get…