Saturday, May 31, 2014

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 8 - Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

This is the eighth and final part of a feature on the history of Mario Kart. It's finally time to explore the wonder that is Mario Kart 8 for Wii U, which was just released yesterday.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 7 - Mario Kart 7 (3DS)

This is part seven of a feature on the history of Mario Kart. Today we talk about the latest portable title, Mario Kart 7 for Nintendo 3DS.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

GameCube Controller Adapter Announced for Wii U

Nintendo has revealed a new GameCube controller adapter for Wii U. It will be compatible with the new Smash Bros. game.

Epic Commercial Reveals Free Mercedes DLC for Mario Kart 8

A new video has revealed that Mercedes and Nintendo are teaming up to offer a Mercedes kart for use in Mario Kart 8 on Wii U.

Thursdownloaday - May 29, 2014

Thursday means new games! Are there any good new games this week? Well, there's Mario Kart, so I guess that's ok...

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 6 - Mario Kart Wii (Wii)

This is part six of a feature on the history of Mario Kart. Today we talk about the most recent console iteration, Mario Kart Wii.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Pushmo World Coming to Wii U

Nintendo has announced that a new addition to the Pushmo/Crashmo series is headed to Wii U on June 19th. It will be available on the eShop for $9.99.

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 5 - Mario Kart DS (NDS)

This is part five of a feature on the history of Mario Kart. Let's move on to the second portable Mario Kart, and the fifth overall: Mario Kart DS.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 4 - Mario Kart Double Dash!! (GCN)

This is part four of a feature on the history of Mario Kart. We're almost half-way! Time to look at Mario Kart Double Dash!! for the Nintendo GameCube.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Sea Green 2DS Coming to America

If you're itching for a new 2DS color, then here is some good news: there is a new 2DS color.

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 3 - Mario Kart Super Circuit (GBA)

This is part three of a feature on the history of Mario Kart. Today's selection is Mario Kart Super Circuit for the Game Boy Advance.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Retro Sunday - May 24, 2014 - Looney Tunes B-Ball (SNES)

The weekend is almost over, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to look forward to. Yes, it's time for another Retro Sunday. This week, we'll take a look at my favorite SNES game of all time.

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 2 - Mario Kart 64 (N64)

This is part two of a feature on the history of Mario Kart. Today we take a look back at Mario Kart 64 for the Nintendo 64.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

New Info and Screenshots for Hyrule Warriors Revealed

Tecmo Koei has revealed new info about Hyrule Warriors for Wii U, like the fact that it's coming to Japan in less than three months.

Mario Kart Memories, pt. 1 - Super Mario Kart (SNES)

Mario Kart 8 comes out in a few short weeks, so every day between now and then, I will share some of my favorite aspects of each Mario Kart game, in order. First and foremost, let's explore the joy that is Super Mario Kart (SNES).

Friday, May 23, 2014

Ike Confirmed for New Smash Bros. Games

Ike, the poop-headed dungus from Fire Emblem, has been confirmed for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Thursdownloaday - May 22, 2014

It's Thursday, and you know what that means: prostate exam new downloadable games!

Mario Golf World Tour DLC Pack 2 Available Now

If you've been waiting for new courses for Mario Golf World Tour, wait no more! The Flower Pack is here!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Cancelled Wii Game Sadness to be Resurrected on Wii U

Back in the early days of the Wii, a now-defunct studio was working on a black-and-white horror game called Sadness. After years of almost no information, it was cancelled. Now, two studios are teaming up to bring the horror adventure back to life on Wii U.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Farewell, Nintendo WiFi Connection

As of today, Nintendo WiFi Connection is being shut down forever. It's been fun, but as the old saying goes, "all good things must eventually be shut down because they no longer make financial sense". Let's take a look back at some of the classic moments we I experienced.

Nintendo Reveals Details for E3 Smash Bros. Tournament

Nintendo has revealed more details about its Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament, which will take place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on June 10th.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Photos With Mario App Available For Free on 3DS

Nintendo quietly released a new photo app on the 3DS eShop called Photos With Mario. In case you couldn't tell from the title, you can use it to take photos with Mario.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Retro Sunday - May 18, 2014 - Perfect Dark

It's Sunday again! That means it's time to dust off another old game! Let's take a look at a game that never gets old, and is perfect to play on a lazy Sunday.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Rumor: Wii Sports Resort Boxing and Baseball Coming this Summer

Wii Sports Club has so far offered three sports for your enjoyment: Bowling, Tennis, and Golf. According to a Japanese retail blog, Nintendo is making a Wii U Bundle that will include the full Wii Sports Resort. This would mean that Boxing and Baseball will probably be available around that same time.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Nintendo To Announce Mysterious New 3DS Title During E3 Press Event

E3 is right around the corner, and now we have info that Nintendo is set to reveal a new 3DS title at an evening press event on June 11th.

Mario Kart Weekend

If there was ever a weekend to play Mario Kart, it would be all of them. But especially this weekend.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Thursdownloaday - May 15, 2014

It's Thursday, and that means we get new downloadable games!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Sale: Target offering Nintendo 2DS for $99

In need of a 2DS? Then look no further! Head over to Target and pick up a 2DS for less than hundred dollars (before tax, of course).

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Review: Mario Golf World Tour

One of my favorite things about video games is the ability to experience things you would otherwise be unable to do, like being good at golf. Thankfully, the Mario Golf series has allowed athletically-challenged gamers like me to enjoy the thrill of golf without being exposed to the dangers of sunlight and green grass. Mario Golf World Tour for the Nintendo 3DS is the newest addition to the Mario Golf series. So is it worth your hard-earned coins?

Monday, May 12, 2014

Nintendo WiFi Connection - ONE WEEK LEFT!

There's only one week left of Nintendo WiFi Connection, so if you haven't downloaded puzzles on the first four Professor Layton games, or shared creations on Mario vs. Donkey Kong, you better get on it! It's also the perfect time to play some Mario Kart Wii online, since Mario Kart 8 comes out in 18 days! Or play Super Smash Bros. online since the new 3DS version comes out soon! Or play Tetris DS! Or Pokemon games! Or MarioKart DS! Or whatever! Go do it!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Retro Sunday - May 11, 2014 - Super Mario Bros. 2

One of my favorite things to do on a Sunday afternoon is play old-school games. I'm not sure why, but it just seems like a lazy Sunday is the perfect time to delve into some retro goodness. So, for the first Retro Sunday feature, let's talk about one of my personal favorites.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Review: Kirby Triple Deluxe

Kirby Triple Deluxe for Nintendo 3DS is the latest game starring Kirby, Nintendo’s flagship pink puff. It is somewhat of an unofficial sequel to Kirby Return to Deamland (Wii, 2011). It is also the first portable Kirby game since Kirby Mass Attack (DS, 2011), and the first Kirby game on 3DS. So does it copy the success of its predecessors, or does it suck?

Friday, May 9, 2014

Monster Party for Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter turns 10 this year. To celebrate, Capcom is offering specialized memorabilia for fans of the series. For example, an electric guitar shaped like a monster-hunting weapon. Yes, that's right, an Electric Axe Axe.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Nintendo Working on Nintendo-Themed Skylanders-Style Game

You know Skylanders, right? The game with the toys that you scan to get more characters? Yeah. Nintendo is making one.

And it all starts with Mario.

Thursdownloaday - May 8, 2014

Well, we made it another week. Let's see what Nintendo stuffed down the eShop pipes today.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Remakes of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire in the works

Nintendo announced today that Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire will be coming to 3DS this November.

Shaq-Fu Returns!

Nope. It's not April Fool's Day. Maybe it should be. Because a crowdfunding project called Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn has reached its goal, which means the Wii U will be 'graced' with a new game starring the giganto basketball legend.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

SNES Mortal Kombat Games Never Koming to Wii U

Despite the greatness that is the original Mortal Kombat trilogy, the kreator of the series has konfirmed that it will never be available on Wii U Virtual Console.

Mega May, starring Mega Man

If you love Mega Man, then you'll love this month. Nintendo has revealed that all the Game Boy (and Game Boy Color) Mega Man games will hit 3DS Virtual Console this month.

Monday, May 5, 2014

PSA: Nintendo WiFi Connection Shutting Down in Two Weeks

Happy Monday, dingleberry readers! This is a reminder that online services for Wii, DS, and DSi games will end on May 20th. That means there are only two weeks left!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

How to Beat Super Mario Bros. 3 in Under 3 Minutes

It's long been established that the quickest time to beat Super Mario Bros. 3 was around 20-30 minutes.

Not anymore.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

New Stealth, Inc. Game to be Wii U Exclusive

Curve Studios has announced that the sequel to its popular game Stealth, Inc.: A Clone in the Dark is in the works, and it will only be available on Wii U.

Friday, May 2, 2014

New Line of Nintendo Toys on the Way

Nintendo has recently revealed that they will be releasing a new line of toys based on the World of Nintendo. And it’s not just Mario this time.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

MarioKart 8 - May the Karts Be With You

As you should know, Mario Kart 8 releases for Wii U on May 30th. The game by itself should be enough to warrant a purchase. But Nintendo is making it extra sweet, especially if you are new to the Wii U fold.

Thursdownloaday - May 01, 2014

It's the best time of the year week! Time to see what Nintendo systems have for new downloads! Let's take a look!