Wii U Game Preorders Increase

Wii U Game Preorders Increase

Wii U benefits from Gamescom

Here's a fair observation: It's been nothing short of a roller-coaster week for Nintendo. First off, game studio Ubisoft publicly announced that it will no longer be releasing mature-rated games for the Wii U after Watch Dogs, because they don't sell. Secondly, Activision said the next installment in its... read more

3DS Homebrew Channel on the way

3DS Homebrew Channel on the way

Reportedly in final stages of development

French programmer Smealum, has announced that a Homebrew Channel for the Nintendo 3DS is imminent. The channel will work on current 3DS firmware, and should run on North American, European, and Japanese systems. Smealum has emphasized that the channel will not be able to run 3DS game ROMS, nor will a... read more

Pokemon Trading Card Game Coming to iPad!?

Pokemon Trading Card Game Coming to iPad!?

Nintendo to test smartphone/tablet market

I got to admit I didn't see this one coming! Nintendo has confirmed, at The Pokemon World Championship, that it is bringing its popular Pokemon Trading Card Game to the iPad! Other than knowing it's real, further details such as gameplay and a release date were not provided. While there have been several... read more

Happy Birthday, Kirby!

Happy Birthday, Kirby!

The super tough pink puff turns 22

This month, 22 years ago, Kirby's Dream Land was released for the Game Boy in the United States. From then to now, Kirby has starred in variety of spectacular games that always brought smiles to our faces. In Nintendo's Camp Miiverse community, users were asked to draw celebratory pictures for the... read more
  • August 21st, 2014
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GAIABREAKER review

GAIABREAKER review

GAIABREAKER succeeds at breaking my heart

Shoot 'em up (or shmup) is a classic, go-to gaming genre that's simple in concept, can be as challenging as you want, and can remain fun for long periods of time. All traits found somewhat lacking in GAIABREAKER from Ubiquitous Entertainment Inc.. The graphics are acceptable. The sprites look fine, but... read more

Demon King Box new screenshots

Demon King Box new screenshots

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate review

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate review

Open the door and draw your sword, everybody hunt the dinosaur

The Wii U has had its fair share of games from older platforms re-made for the unique experience this console offers. We have seen the impressive Batman: Arkham City on Wii U, and even Mass Effect popped up for some strange reason. The console has a cult following that has been growing more steadily since... read more

Hyrule Warriors a success in Japan

Hyrule Warriors a success in Japan

Japanese Wii U software sales up

According to the DualSHOCKERS translation of a report by Tsutaya, the largest retail chain in Japan, Hyrule Warriors is selling well in the land of the rising sun. It seems to have boosted sales of Wii U software to nearly four times what it was at this time last year, in spite of the Obon period typically... read more

Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails review

Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails review

Diamond in the rough

Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails is a platforming rail-shooter by Dakko Dakko, a small developer based in South Wales, UK. It brings an approach to platforming that I can only compare to Super Mario Galaxy if it were 2D, as it uses a lot of circular platforms and gravity effects. Early on you may become... read more

Mario Kart can reduce stress?

Mario Kart can reduce stress?

New study shows that a little gaming might go a long way

A study published in Computers in Human Behavior has shown that a group of 48 subjects decreased their levels of stress after playing Mario Kart, having first performing a Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test (PASAT) in order to stress the applicants out. Operating on the theory of self determination,... read more

Wii Party U review

Wii Party U review

Wii U party with me? I hate being by Miiself

Following on from its 2010 predecessor Wii Party; Wii Party U is the newest installment in what many considered to be a great party game. First impressions of the cover alone make it appear as just another bland party game title (hell, that's exactly what I was thinking before even picking up the... read more

Travel the World With Hello Kitty for Half Price

Travel the World With Hello Kitty for Half Price

Travel Adventures Now 50% Off In Nintendo's eShop

International travel just got a lot cuter, thanks to the 3DS title Travel Adventures with Hello Kitty, now available for half price in the Nintendo eShop. From France to Brazil, you can follow the adventures of Hello Kitty and her friends as they explore the world and play games in order to collect items.... read more

My Top Five Mario Games

My Top Five Mario Games

My favourite outings from the Italian plumber

Is there a bigger more well-known gaming mascot than Mario? The guy is the face of an entire generation of gaming. He has been in hundreds of video games and this got me thinking. What are my top five favourite Mario games? Well, here they are. One rule, I will only include games where Mario is the main... read more

Kirby's Nightmare Wizard, the Newest Assist Trophy in Super Smash Bros.

Kirby's Nightmare Wizard, the Newest Assist Trophy in Super Smash Bros.

Nightmare Wizard--the evil villain who brought nightmares to Kirby's Dream Land--will now be able to use his powers to help players defeat opponents as an assist trophy in the new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. On Monday morning, Masahiro Sakurai, the game's director, took to the Nintendo Miiverse to announce the addition of the terrifying Kirby boss and to elaborate on his ability to plunge the entire... read more

Gothic Masquerade new screenshots

Gothic Masquerade new screenshots

The Walking Dead tables coming to Zen Pinball 2

The Walking Dead tables coming to Zen Pinball 2

Pinball gizzard

It could be said that Zen Studios has neglected the Wii U version of Zen Pinball 2 of late, deciding to release certain DLC tables only on other consoles instead. Today we have some good news though, The Walking Dead pack will be available on Wii U, starting August 28th. Featuring locations like... read more

SteamWorld Dig new screenshots

SteamWorld Dig new screenshots

Miis in Super Smash Bros can dress up like Nintendo characters

Miis in Super Smash Bros can dress up like Nintendo characters

Metroid and Meta Knight shown

Masahiro Sakurai has revealed via a tweet that you will be able to dress up your Miis as Nintendo characters in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U and possibly 3DS. The screenshot shows off the Metroid and Meta Knight suits. This may be good news for Meta Knight fans as he is still yet to be... read more

Spikey Walls new screenshots

Spikey Walls new screenshots

RCMADIAX bringing Flappy Bird style game to Wii U

RCMADIAX bringing Flappy Bird style game to Wii U

Shiny flappy people

Many people are familiar with Flappy Bird by this point, the addictive game on mobile phones that proved a runaway success for its creator Dong Nguyen. If you're late to the game, though, or you simply can't get enough of Flappy's simple charm - publisher RCMADIAX is bringing its own spin-off called... 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.
  • August 11th, 2014

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