Teslagrad review

Teslagrad review

You gotta play it... it's electric!

After H.P. Lovecraft and Steampunk, Nikolai Tesla holds the distinction of being one of the most referenced pop culture icons in indie video games. While there is no clear indication that Teslagrad specifically refers to the life and/or inventions of the Serbian American inventor, the game's usage of... read more

Toys vs Monsters new screenshots

Toys vs Monsters new screenshots

Psyscrolr Prepares To Imbue The Wii U eShop With Psychic Platforming

Psyscrolr Prepares To Imbue The Wii U eShop With Psychic Platforming

Mind Bending

The indie section of the Wii U's eShop has been one of the hottest places on the digital store this year and the releases show no sign of slowing down. The latest title to blast its way into the fall lineup is Psyscrolr by Actos Games. This psychic powered platformer offers up gameplay that combines the... read more

Amazon Reveals Unannounced Modes for Wii U Version of Smash Bros.

Amazon Reveals Unannounced Modes for Wii U Version of Smash Bros.

Another day, Another Smash Bros. leak

Whether it was accidentally or intentional, Amazon has revealed numerous amounts of unannounced info for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros.. The game's profile description reveals modes including a stage creator mode, a board game mode, and a challenge mode crafted by either Master or Crazy Hand... read more

Fifth Annual NES Marathon scheduled for November 8th

Fifth Annual NES Marathon scheduled for November 8th

More than 750 Games, 2 friends, and 1 great cause

The Nintendo Entertainment System celebrated its 25th anniversary in October 2010. At the time, no one in the online community seemed to have anything planned for the event and this frustrated Pat Contri. Pat, know as Pat the NES Punk, is a content creator and an NES collector and enthusiast. After... read more

Game Freak Exploring Amiibo Functionality

Game Freak Exploring Amiibo Functionality

Gotta buy 'em all

When Nintendo announced its amiibo figurines in early 2014, Nintendo fans immediately thought of one franchise - Pokemon. It seemed like the perfect match, a game whose motto is "gotta catch 'em all" and an item whose motto will soon be "gotta buy 'em all". As the release of the first wave of amiibo... read more

Hyrule Warriors review

Hyrule Warriors review

Not legendary, not really Zelda

Over the years, Nintendo has periodically allowed other companies to develop games featuring Nintendo worlds and characters. Some of these collaborations have resulted in surprisingly good additions to Nintendo's repertoire, like the Zelda Oracle titles or F-Zero GX. There have been at least a few duds... read more

Donkey Kong Country Returns to Virtual Console!

Donkey Kong Country Returns to Virtual Console!

Only in Europe...

The Super Nintendo and Game Boy Donkey Kong games will be coming to the European Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console over the new few weeks. The announcement came from Nintendo of Europe today that the Super Nintendo classics would return to the Virtual Console service after a two year absence. Donkey Kong... read more

Nexis Games Releases New UCraft Information

Nexis Games Releases New UCraft Information

Digging through the details

With the upcoming trailer scheduled to release on Wednesday, Nexis Games has begun to release new information on their upcoming Wii U exclusive. Their first major announcement revealed the inclusion of a class system for UCraft. Warrior, Magician, and Engineer will be available at launch with more classes... read more

October CoroCoro Shows new details and Mega Pokemon for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

October CoroCoro Shows new details and Mega Pokemon for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Bees, and birds, and dragons. Oh my!

The newest issue of Japanese gaming magazine 'CoroCoro' has been translated and reveals new information for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The first new information is two new Mega Pokemon, Mega Pidgeot and Mega Beedrill will be available in the games. Mega Pidgeot retains its Normal/Flying typing.... read more

GameCube Controller Confusion

GameCube Controller Confusion

You got my hopes up and then dashed them expertly, sir.

Yesterday we reported on our quickfire news section that Nintendo had confirmed that the GameCube adapter would allow Wii U owners to use their GameCube controllers on Wii U software. It would appear that Nintendo has backpedaled on that statement and this is not actually the case. In a statement released... read more

Fifteen "Nindies" Announced for IndieCade 2014

Fifteen

A glimpse into the future

Nintendo has announced the lineup for their indie showcase at this year's IndieCade, featuring fifteen games from some of the best and brightest coming to the Wii U and 3DS. IndieCade 2014 will take place on October 10th through the 12th in Culver, California. In addition to the game showcase, Nintendo... read more

Finger Gun Games Interview

Finger Gun Games Interview

Heuris, Stone Shire, and the future

Finger Gun Games is an indie studio based out of Denton, TX. The studio hasn't been around very long, but the young team has some great plans for the future. Finger Fun is a two man team that currently has two games in development for the Wii U. These two games, Heuris and Stone Shire, are planned to be... read more

Second Amiibo Wave Incoming, More Game Compatibility

Second Amiibo Wave Incoming, More Game Compatibility

Our wallets are ready

Alongside today's news about Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Nintendo has also announced new information about the amiibo. The first news came in the form of a second wave of figurines launching in December. This second wave will feature: Zelda Diddy Kong Luigi Little Mac Pit Captain... read more

Smash Bros. For 3DS Smashes Sales Charts, Wii U Release Date Announced

Smash Bros. For 3DS Smashes Sales Charts, Wii U Release Date Announced

This game's winner is...

Nintendo has announced this morning that worldwide sales for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS has already exceeded 2.8 million units. These strong sales numbers for the first handheld outing for the Super Smash Bros. series are sure to help Nintendo have a strong holiday season. Not to stop at simply announcing the... read more

Adventures of Pip Evolves Funding, Coming to Wii U

Adventures of Pip Evolves Funding, Coming to Wii U

Retro devolution

Kickstarter has opened the doors for many developers to make their way onto the console gaming scene. One of the most notable success stories from Kickstarter is that of Yacht Club Games and their title, Shovel Knight. Yesterday the latest Wii U bound indie game successfully ended its Kickstarter... read more

Nexis Games Unearths UCraft Teaser

Nexis Games Unearths UCraft Teaser

Powered by imagination

Nexis Games surprised Wii U gamers today with an early look at their upcoming eShop exclusive, UCraft. The short teaser came after an announcement yesterday that the game's first trailer would release on October 15th. This first look shows that the game will use "realistic materials" and features much faster... read more

Shut the Box review

Shut the Box review

Where's the Box?

I really wasn't sure what to expect coming into Shut the Box. The Wii U has a great track record with indie titles though, so I kept an open mind. The screens I was greeted with on the eShop gave me hope for a puzzle title that could keep me entertained for weeks to come. Upon booting up the game I was... read more

Pokemon gets in the Halloween spirit with Pumpkaboo

Pokemon gets in the Halloween spirit with Pumpkaboo

A Super Spooky Wi-Fi event

Nintendo began distribution of its latest Wi-Fi event Pokemon yesterday, with the release of a Super Size Pumpkaboo. Released to promote the Trick-or-Treat Friendly, a ghost-type battle competition, Pumpkaboo is level 50 and comes in a Cherish Ball. It has the moves Trick-or-Treat, a move exclusive to... read more

Mega Rayquaza revealed for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Mega Rayquaza revealed for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Mega Hype!

Today Nintendo revealed the latest Mega Pokemon for the upcoming remakes of 2003's Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire. Rayquaza, the mascot for 2005's Pokemon Emerald, was shown to Mega Evolve and feature a new ability and attack. Mega Rayquaza's new ability, Delta Current, is a permanent weather ability that... read more

Poker on the Wii

Read 'em and weep

Titles like World Championship Poker and World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions are a hit on the Wii. Check out poker bonus source, an online guide to playing poker online as well as casino games. The website includes where to play Blackjack with AMEX as well as a variety of payment methods accepted at both poker sites and online casinos. Gaming in online casinos is fun and sometimes profitable.
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