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…

Guitar Hero DLC Gets Axed Later This Month

Were you one of the millions of people who bought into the Guitar Hero craze all those years ago? You probably even have a few of the plastic instruments lying around. Well, you might want to dust them off as…

Nintendo Shutting Down Wii, DS Online Services In May

The Wii and DS were the first Nintendo consoles to offer online play through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The service wasn’t exactly the best and it was more frustrating than anything what with players having to enter separate friend codes…

Cops Allegedly Mistake Wii Remote for Gun, Kill Teen in His Own Doorway

Police shot and killed a 17-year-old ROTC student this past Friday, and his family is saying that the official account doesn’t match reality. The Police Department in Euharlee, a small town in northern Georgia, claims that Christopher Roupe pointed a…

Wii Mini’s U.S. Launch Set For Mid-November

In December of last year, Nintendo of Canada released a super cheap version of the Wii called the Wii Mini. It must have been a success as Nintendo has been slowly rolling it out to other parts of the world…

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 Impress In Latest Trailer

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

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

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. 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 With New Mario Game [Rumor]

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

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

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.…

Castlevania And BIT.TRIP Runner2 Headline This Week’s Nintendo Download

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

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 Games With A Wiimote 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 100,000 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 Revises Sales Forecast, Lowers Expectations For Hardware And Software

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…

These Are All The 3DS And Wii U Games Coming Out In The Next Two Months

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 Announced For North America, Coming This Spring

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…