Monday, November 17, 2014

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was Almost a Zelda Game

The Wii U has a handful of high-profile titles releasing in the next few weeks. One of these is Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, a clever adventure title based on the Captain Toad mini game from Super Mario 3D World. However, it has been revealed that the game was originally going to be a Legend of Zelda title.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Check Out These Super Smash Bros. Ads

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last two years, you know that Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is almost here. Nintendo has a big marketing push to make sure non-nerds and other losers know that Smash is nigh. Check them out below!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Happy 125th Birthday, Nintendo!!

On this day in 1889, Nintendo was founded as a humble playing-card company. It has grown and changed throughout the years to become everyone's favorite company in the whole wide world.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ice Climbers Excluded from New Super Smash Bros. Games; Sakurai Explains Why

Those who have seen the full character roster for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS may have been wondering where the Ice Climbers are. The game’s director, Masahiro Sakurai, says they were omitted due to the technical limitations of the 3DS.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

New Ad for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Released in Japan

If there's one thing everyone seems to love, it's a hilarious advertisement. Nintendo knows this, and has created a brilliant new ad for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, which launches in the US in one month, and in Japan in a mere 10 days!

Friday, August 29, 2014

New Nintendo 3DS Models Revealed!

During this morning's Nintendo Direct in Japan, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed new 3DS models that may replace existing models. Well, that's a little out of left field!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Mario Kart 8 DLC Features F-Zero, Animal Crossing, and Zelda Themes

Mario Kart 8 is an excellent game, but it’s about to become excellenter. This November, Nintendo is releasing the first of two downloadable content packs that include tracks, vehicles, and characters from The Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing, F-Zero, and Excitebike.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Features Sleep-Mode Music Player

In what will likely turn out to be one of the best ideas ever, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS will allow you to listen to game's music while the system is in sleep mode.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Skylanders Trap Team to Offer Starter Pack for Tablets

Those of you who do not own consoles, but also enjoy the Skylanders games (what are there, like two of you?) are in for a real treat. Activision is offering a starter pack for tablets, in addition to standard consoles.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Don't Worry! I'm Still Here!

Hey all you wonderful people! I know you've all been worried sick about me not posting for a while. But don't worry! I'm still here!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Yoshi's Full Name Revealed!

The gaming world is chock full of myths, legends, and rumors. As such, it sends a tingle up any gamer’s spine when one of these is definitively confirmed or debunked.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Mario Kart 8 Update and DLC Scheduled for August 27

If you've been itching to race around Mario Kart tracks in a Mercedes, then you only have about three weeks to wait!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

New World of Nintendo Toys Now Appearing in Stores

If your thirst for video game-related paraphernalia is never-ending, then you'll be happy to know that the new line of character figures called World of Nintendo are now showing up on store shelves.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Legend of Zelda Monopoly Coming in September

I love Zelda. I also love Monopoly. So when these two things are mashed together, I literally have no choice but to obtain said mash. And I will have that opportunity next month when The Legend of Zelda Monopoly appears!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Retro Sunday - August 03, 2014 - Paper Mario

I love Sundays because I usually have time to dig into a dusty old box of games and play something that I fondly remember. Today's selection: Paper Mario, one of the greatest RPG's ever created.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Former Hotel Dusk Developer Wants Series to Continue

Former Cing Vice President Rika Suzuki has expressed her desire to continue the Hotel Dusk series.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Nintendo Voted Top Developer in Japan

A recent poll by the website Freshers shows that Nintendo is still the favorite developer in Japan.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Mario Kart 8 Sold 2.82 Million Copies in First Month

Mario Kart 8 is doing as well as anyone could have expected, selling 2.82 million units in its first month.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

PDP Releasing Mario-Themed Controllers this November

Accessory company PDP has announced that their Gamecube-style controllers will be available this holiday season.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Physical Version of NES Remix 1 & 2 Coming to Retail

If you want to play NES remix, but you prefer actual discs to downloads, then I have some good news for you.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Retro Sunday - July 27, 2014 - Rush 2: Extreme Racing USA

It's Sunday again! What awesome game will we be revisiting this time? How about a fantastic arcade racer?

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Sega Reveals Sonic Boom Release Dates

You'll only have to wait a few more months to pick up the latest Sonic the Hedgehog games!

Friday, July 25, 2014

Wii Version of New Skylanders Game Comes with Wii U Version Free

Like Skylanders? Have a Wii and a Wii U? Then you can play the newest Skylanders game on both just by buying the Wii one!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Thursdownloaday - July 24, 2014

Thursday. New games. Let's do this.

Tomodachi Life Stage Revealed for Super Smash Bros.

There never seems to be an end to the amount of content in the new Super Smash Bros. games. Today, we get a glimpse at the newest level, based on the 3DS game Tomodachi Life.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Nintendo Stock at Highest Point Since February

Good news, Nintendo fans! Nintendo stock is on the rise!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New Star Fox Stage Revealed for Super Smash Bros.

In a bit of news that should ruffle no feathers at all, the director of the new Super Smash Bros. games has revealed a new Star Fox stage.

Monday, July 21, 2014

3DS Game Sale: Buy One, Get One Free at Best Buy

Best Buy is known for one thing and one thing only: overpriced merchandise. So it's refreshing to see the big box retailer offer up a sale! And a good one, at that!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Retro Sunday - July 20, 2014 - Monopoly

Lazy Sundays are great for board games, especially when those board games are actually video games!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Blatant Bias Mario Golf Tournament Results!

The tournament is over, folks! So who won?!...

Friday, July 18, 2014

Pushmo World Review

Back in 2011, 3DS owners were treated to a fantastic little puzzle title called Pushmo. Last month, the Wii U received its own version called Pushmo World. So how does the new edition stack up?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Thursdownloaday - July 17, 2014

Thursday means new downloads. Is there anything good this week?

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Club Nintendo Gold and Platinum Rewards are All Digital

Nintendo has announced the Gold and Platinum prizes for this year's Club Nintendo users. Oddly, there are no physical items. All the rewards are digital games.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Behold the Legend of Zelda... on a Banjo!

You probably didn't realize it until now, but you need more banjo music in your life. Especially when said music is Nintendo music.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Three New Fighters Announced for Super Smash Bros!

The Smash Bros. roster is getting insane! This morning, Three new characters were announced, including the best fighter in the entire series, and veteran since the beginning, CAPTAIN FALCON!!!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Retro Sunday - July 13, 2014 - Galactic Pinball

Ah, Sunday. The most retro of all the days. Today, we're going to take a look at a title that most people have never heard of, let alone played. The reason? It was on Virtual Boy.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Join the Blatant Bias Mario Golf Tournament!

That's right, folks! I've created a special tournament just for you awesome people!

Friday, July 11, 2014

New Smash Bros. Fighter to be Revealed on July 14

Hold on to your diapers! The next fighter for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will be revealed on Monday morning!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Thursdownloaday - July 10, 2014

Are you prepared to buy a whole crap-ton of great games this week?! Then prepare to be disappointed!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Sales Figures: 3DS Reigns Supreme, Wii U Still Best-Selling Home Console

We have the latest sales figures from Japan. The 3DS continues to rule the roost among all systems, while the Wii U has managed to maintain the top console spot.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Dragon Quest X Heading to 3DS in Japan

The ever-popular Dragon Quest series continues to flourish in the land of the rising sun. Dragon Quest X, the online title for Wii, Wii U and PC, is now heading to 3DS systems in Japan.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Fancy Pattern Vivillion Available for Free Until July 31

Pokemon fans, your attention please: the 'fancy pattern' version of the Vivillion is available for free on the Pokemon Global Trade Station until the end of the month!

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Retro Sunday - July 6, 2014 - Wario Land

Somehow, it's Sunday again. So what sweet retro treat to we have on tap for today? How about a fat, garlic-obsessed turd head named Wario?

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Nintendo Files Patent for Eye-Tracking Device for 3D Viewing on Any Display

Nintendo is no slouch when it comes to filing wacky, often bizarre patents. A new patent recently filed by the Japanese game company reveals a device that would allow users to view 3D images on potentially any screen, even if those screens are not 3D-enabled.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Freedom Day, everybody! Look inside for a cool surprise!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Thursdownloaday - July 3, 2014

Ah, Thursday. My favorite fifth day of the week. Let's see what new games we can buy!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Coming to 3DS

As many of you know, there is a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie coming to theaters this August. Activision has announced that a 3DS game based on said movie will be available around the same time.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Iwata's Approval Rating Up

Satoru Iwata, the lovable (and newly re-elected) President of Nintendo, has seen his approval rating improve over 3% in the past year.

Monday, June 30, 2014

PSA: Last Day to Earn Club Nintendo Coins for 2013-2014 year!

If you want to earn the Gold or Platinum prizes from Club Nintendo, make sure you earn your coins today! Starting July 1, coins earned go toward the 2014-2015 year!

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Retro Sunday - June 29, 2014 - Super Mario World

Sunday is not always a sunny day, but it's always full of classic games. Today, a bright spot in the SNES library: Super Mario World.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Super Mario Bros. Speed Run Record Broken

It seems like every week we find something interesting to talk about with the original Super Mario Bros. This week? Someone has broken to world record speed run.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Satoru Iwata Re-Elected as Nintendo President

Satoru Iwata, the goofy game guru has been re-elected to President of Nintendo at today's shareholder's meeting.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Thursdownloaday - June 26, 2014

What new games do we get on the final Thursdownloaday of June?