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?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Smash Bros. TV Trailer!

Hey guys! Check out this awesome Super Smash Bros. TV trailer!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Miyamoto Discusses Cross-Platform Development

As technology improves, the differences between home console and portable games become fewer. Miyamoto-san, Nintendo's resident creative genius, has discussed this matter and how it will shape Nintendo's future.

Monday, June 23, 2014

New Japanese Trailers for Hyrule Warriors Revealed

In case you needed more reason to Hyrule Warriors, here are a couple of new trailers!

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Retro Sunday - June 22, 2014 - Metroid: Zero Mission

Sunday is fun day! So what game gets to be in today's Retro Sunday spotlight? Metroid: Zero Mission for the Game Boy Advance!

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Minecraft on Wii U or 3DS? It Could Happen

An interview with Miyamoto of Nintendo has shed light on a possible Minecraft for Wii U and/or 3DS.

Friday, June 20, 2014

New Unlimited Lives Trick Discovered in Super Mario Bros.

It's amazing that almost 30 years after its release, people are still finding new things in Super Mario Bros. This week, someone figured out a new glitch to let you gain unlimited extra lives.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Thursdownloaday - June 19, 2014

Let's see what the magical eShop fairy has for us this week!

Tetris Ultimate Hitting 3DS This Fall

This year, Tetris is celebrating its 30th birthday. To commemorate the occasion, Ubisoft is creating a new Tetris game for multiple systems, the best of which is the Nintendo 3DS.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Capcom Shareholders Reject Anti-Takeover Plan

It seems that Capcom shareholders are a little upset. They have declined to renew the company's anti-takeover plan, meaning the company could be purchased by another corporation.

Sakurai Teases New Trophy Rush Mode for Super Smash Bros.

Masahiro Sakurai, Director for the new Super Smash Bros. games, has revealed a new mode called Trophy Rush.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Mario Kart 8 was Second-Best Selling Game in May

Well, it's official. Mario Kart 8 was the second-best selling video game in the U.S. in May, despite being on sale for only two days that month.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Rumor: Majora's Mask Remake Being Planned?

Is a remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask in the works? A new job listing may indicate just that.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Retro Sunday - June 15, 2014 - Excitebike 64

Today is Sunday, which of course means we play video games. Which is the same as every other day. But this one is special. Because we play old games. But not just any old games. Good old games. Today's selection: Excitebike 64.

Happy Father's Day!

Today is the day when we honor our fathers. If you play games with your dad, that's awesome. If not, that's ok, too.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014

E3 2014: Metroid, Fire Emblem, and Advance Wars in the Works

During some of the round table events at E3, Nintendo has revealed that new games for some of their most beloved franchises are in the works.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

E3 Bingo 2014: Day 4 Wrap-up

The final day of E3 has completed. So where are we on the Bingo card?

Thursdownloaday - June 12, 2014

T is for Thursday, when we buy new games. U is for ugh, because some of them are lame.
R is for Resident Evil, you see. D is for discounts, because it's E3! (That spells TURD. Tee-hee!)

Conan Plays Super Smash Bros.

If you want to watch someone who sucks at video games play the new Super Smash Bros., then here is your big chance!

Art Academy for Wii U Coming in October

Nintendo has announced that the newest Art Academy game will release on the Wii U this October.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

E3 Bingo 2014: Day 3 Wrap-up

Day 3 of E3 is over. So did we add any squares to the bingo card?

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Trailer Revealed

A trailer for the epic crossover with Phoenix Wright and Professor Layton has finally been released!

Trailers Revealed for Sonic Boom Games

Sega has released a pair of trailers for the upcoming Sonic Boom games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

New Mario vs. Donkey Kong Game Coming to Wii U

Nintendo has revealed that another entry in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series is being developed for Wii U.

Capcom Releases Trailer for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Capcom has released a new trailer for the upcoming Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for Nintendo 3DS.

Palutena Joins Pit in Super Smash Bros.

Adding another new character to the already huge roster, Queen Palutena has been confirmed for the new Super Smash Bros games.

Pac-Man Joins the Fray in Super Smash Bros!

Pac-Man joins Mario, Sonic, and Mega Man to unite the four most iconic characters of classic video games in the new Smash Bros games.

E3 2014: Nintendo Digital Event

If you missed Nintendo's Digital Event yesterday, then take a break from whatever you're doing and watch it!

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

E3 Bingo 2014: Day 2 Wrap-up

Day 2 of E3 has concluded. So where does that leave us on the bingo card?

Nintendo Announces Several New eShop Games

Nintendo has released trailers for several new eShop titles, including a sequel to the popular adventure title Gunman Clive.

Ubisoft CEO: New Wii U Game Completed; Waiting for Larger Install Base

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has revealed that the company has a new Wii U game that is completely finished, but will not be released until Wii U sales reach an undisclosed point.

Capcom Reveals 15 Games Coming to Virtual Console

Capcom has announced via their Unity blog that a dozen games are headed to Wii U/3DS Virtual Console by the end of the year, with three more coming later.

Monday, June 9, 2014

E3 Bingo 2014: Day 1 Wrap-up

Day one of E3 is over, so what boxes do we have checked off so far?...

E3 Bingo 2014

This week is E3, the biggest week in gaming! As is tradition, I have created a Bingo card to use during the various presentations. So what's on the board this year?

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Retro Sunday - June 8, 2014 - Bubble Bobble (NES)

Yay for lazy Sundays! Today, let's look at a classic old-school title for the NES: Bubble Bobble.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Hits 3DS this Winter

If you love Phoenix Wright (and everyone should), you might be glad to know that the entire trilogy will be available on 3DS this winter.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Happy 30th Birthday, Tetris!

Tetris turns 30 today. Yes, you read that right. And yes, you are old.

Wii Sports Club Coming to Retail in July

If you love Wii Sports, but aren't a fan of digital downloads, then you'll love this: the retail version of Wii Sports Club will arrive on July 25th.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Thursdownloaday - June 5, 2014

It's Thursday! So are you still playing Mario Kart or is it time for something new?

Wednesday, June 4, 2014


Now that Mega May is over, I thought I'd examine some old Mega Man games by resurrecting an old feature: GFGF! Also known as Greatest Friggin' Game in the Franchise, where I decide which game in a series is the absolute best. So which Mega Man is superior?

Wii U System Update 5.0.0 Available Now

Nintendo has released the latest update to the Wii U, adding a Quick Start menu and GamePad alerts.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Mario Kart Sells Over 1.2 Million in Opening Weekend

Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart 8 has sold an astonishing 1.2 million units in its first weekend on sale.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Wii U Sales Up 666% in UK

Mario Kart 8 has worked wonders on the Wii U in the UK, increasing sales by 666 percent (insert devilish laugh).

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Retro Sunday - June 1, 2014 - Mario Golf (GBC)

Happy June, everyone! Now that we've had time to soak in the glory of the new Mario Golf (3DS), let's take a look back at the original portable Mario Golf (GBC).