Nintendo and the Mobile Gaming Market

Nintendo and the Mobile Gaming Market

Are Nintendo right to ignore this ever-growing market?

It is no secret that Nintendo are struggling when it comes to the Wii U. A few months ago, the company cut sales forecasts for the console from 9 million to 2.8 million. This is more than telling of the poor sales that the Wii U has been experiencing since its launch. But this article does not aim to cover... read more

Expanded Item Customization for Mario Kart 8

Expanded Item Customization for Mario Kart 8

Although there was not much item customization within Mario Kart 7, Mario Kart 8 director Kosuke Yabuki explained to IGN that the upcoming Mario Kart will have this idea expanded on. An important factor to the game that Mario Kart 8 producer Hideki Konno explained is the item balance within the races. He explains however that the feeling that players get of having control over items will be addressed in the new... read more

New Nintendo Direct announced

New Nintendo Direct announced

And Smash Bros will be the focus!

Nintendo has announced its latest Nintendo Direct which is set to take place on Tuesday, April 8th. Apparently, it will be focusing on the upcoming and highly anticipated new Super Smash Bros title. The game will be releasing on both Wii U and 3DS and it is believed that the Direct will look at both versions... read more

ONE PIECE: Romance Dawn review

ONE PIECE: Romance Dawn review

This ship sank before it even set sail

Rocksteady's Arkham series and Traveller's Tales' LEGO iterations have become favorites in recent years when showing that licensed properties do not have to always be bargain-bin material. Especially when thinking of those games as a One Piece fan, it's easy to get excited for the prospect of a quality One... read more

Oddworld Developer Offers his Support for Wii U

Oddworld Developer Offers his Support for Wii U

New 'n' Tasty is coming to Wii U

The developer of the Oddworld games (Lorne Lanning) recently offered his support for Wii U. He claimed that despite the install base on Wii U being relatively small, it is a passionate one. It is for this reason that Lanning chooses not to disregard the importance of the console. The inevitability of the... read more

Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate delayed on Wii U

Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate delayed on Wii U

But only in Europe

It has been revealed that Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate - the 2.5D companion game to Arkham Origins - has been delayed for the Wii U, but only in Europe. No specific date was provided; instead it was merely claimed that the game would be coming to Wii U in Europe later on in April. Other regions do not... read more

Report Suggests June is Essential For Nintendo's Future

Report Suggests June is Essential For Nintendo's Future

And Iwata's

This June, Nintendo will be holding a vote as to who will be a part of their board of members, and with an internal approval rating dropping from 92.89 to 77.26 percent, Satoru Iwata is doing whatever he can to continue to be a part of the board as CEO. The report suggests that investors are concerned... read more

Earthlock: Festival of Magic needs your help!

Earthlock: Festival of Magic needs your help!

Want an epic RPG for Wii U? Prove it!

Even among the large amount of crowd funded projects currently on Kickstarter, there are very few willing to commit to the Wii U. Earthlock: Festival of Magic looks like a great new take on classic RPG gameplay, but it needs a little help from you, the potential players! The project only has about ten... read more

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review

Less brisk breeze and more lukewarm

Donkey Kong Country Returns was released to both critical acclaim and the satisfaction of platform fans. With Retro Studios proving that it could make great games other than Metroid Prime, Nintendo fans were eager to see what would come from the company next. To the disappointment of many, Retro's Wii U... read more

Cube Tactics review

Cube Tactics review

Becoming Cube Master is a fun diversion for the price point

The concept of Cube Tactics is simple: place or stack cubes on a grid to bolster your defenses and create new units. The goal? Infiltrate your opponent's territory and destroy their core cube. Cube Tactics provides simple gameplay mechanics that can be used to develop complicated battle scenarios. There... read more

Retro City Rampage: DX review

Retro City Rampage: DX review

It may look old, but it does pack a punch

There aren't many games with the 8bit graphic in modern times that catch the eyes of the young generation. As a gamer for many years I've come to love stuff like this - the most notable game I've played of this type being the excellent Mutant Mudds. However, my attention has come to the classic that is... read more

Nintendo Unwilling to Release Games on iPhone or Android

Nintendo Unwilling to Release Games on iPhone or Android

Here's why

It's not new to us that Nintendo does not plan on bringing games such as Zelda or Mario onto iPhone or Android, but it was never really clear why this was so. Veteran Producer for Nintendo, Kensuke Tanabe explains that the sharpness and usability of the game's controls that one experiences on Nintendo... read more

Ubisoft announces PAX East lineup

Ubisoft announces PAX East lineup

Next month in Boston

Publishers Ubisoft have announced which games they'll be showing off at the PAX East gaming expo, which kicks off on April 11th in Boston, Massachusetts. As far as Nintendo platforms go, this is what gamers will get a taste of: PAX East (Wii U) Watch Dogs Child of Light Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon... read more

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars new screenshots

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars new screenshots

No chance of Toki Tori 3

No chance of Toki Tori 3

End of the road

If you were still holding on to faint hopes of there being another Toki Tori game, publishers Two Tribes have just dashed them with a couple of brutal tweets. This comes as sad, but unsurprising news, as Toki Tori 2 seemingly met with less than stellar sales. The Dutch outfit Two Tribes recently went... read more

Teasers of Popular Maps Revealed for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Teasers of Popular Maps Revealed for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Masahiro Sakurai, also known as the game director for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. revealed pictures on Miiverse that will excite fans of Pokemon X&Y and Super Mario 3D Land. Sakurai seems to be serious about bringing the Super Smash Bros. franchise to a handheld device by taking highly popular games from the recent past and transforming them into levels for players to battle on. Pokemon X&Y was one of... read more

Say Goodbye to Wii and DS Wifi

Say Goodbye to Wii and DS Wifi

Yes it is true. Nintendo recently made the announcement that they will be pulling the plug on wifi for the DS and Wii on May 20th. This means that online play, free add-ons, and leaderboards will all become inaccessible for DS, DSi, and Wii devices. The shutdown also includes the function of being able to play Wii games on Wii Mode for the Wii U. The games however will continue to function normally while playing... read more

Nintendo Pocket Football Club new screenshots

Nintendo Pocket Football Club new screenshots

Unepic updated on Wii U

Unepic updated on Wii U

Enjoy upgrade

EnjoyUp, publishers of Unepic on the Wii U eShop, have announced a substantial update for their game. The update is available in American and European regions. Its contents are listed below: Update features New language supported: Portuguese. Zoom on TV. Play with both Left Stick and D-PAD. ... read more

eShop Releases for March 20th

eShop Releases for March 20th

A few eShop titles released today for both the Wii U and 3DS in North America. The most anticipated of the titles is Pokemon Battle Trozei, a Pokemon-themed puzzle game which happens to be the sequel to 2006's Pokmeon Trozei! for the DS. You can check out the announcement trailer directly below. The full list of new eShop titles follows Wii U Pure Chess ($7.99) Hello Kitty Kruisers ($19.95) Volleyball... 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. Both onlineroulette.com and www.bestonlinecasinos.com offer players reviews of the leading online casinos, however the roulette website caters specifically to players that want to improve their roulette game. Gaming in online casinos is fun and sometimes profitable.
  • March 20th, 2014

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