Zeldathon Relief Announced

Zeldathon Relief Announced

Pot smashing for a great cause

Lately it seems that Christmas has become the holiday of "Buy! Buy! BUY!" Let's remember that this is the holiday of giving and joy. It's nice to see some charitable souls haven't forgotten this, and hope to bring joy to people who really need it. How do they accomplish this? By playing tons of... read more

Why the Inclusion of The Duck Hunt Dog in Super Smash Bros. Was Brilliant

Why the Inclusion of The Duck Hunt Dog in Super Smash Bros. Was Brilliant

How the the most hated character in video games rose to the top of the Smash heap

To say that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U has been a huge success for Nintendo would be a fair statement. The handheld version is one of the top ten selling 3DS games and the console version is the fastest selling Wii U game in the US. So what is the reason for the game's success? Some would say... read more

Nintendo Confirms Select Amiibo Have Been Discontinued

Nintendo Confirms Select Amiibo Have Been Discontinued

Prepare for aftermarket markup!

Nintendo has confirmed today that certain amiibo will not be returning to the market beyond their initial shipments. This announcement has confirmed reports that began circulating on the Internet this past weekend that retailers had been told by their distributors that three of the figurines had been... read more
  • December 8th, 2014
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Super Smash Bros. Director Masahiro Sakurai Unlikely to Return to Series

Super Smash Bros. Director Masahiro Sakurai Unlikely to Return to Series

Suspects series will continue without him

Masahiro Sakurai, director of the popular Super Smash Bros. series, revealed in a recent interview with Game Informer that it is very unlikely he'll be back for another game. I can't positively declare there won't be another Smash Bros. game. With both Melee and Brawl, I made those games with the thought... read more

New Legend of Zelda Wii U Gameplay Shown at The Game Awards

New Legend of Zelda Wii U Gameplay Shown at The Game Awards

Who needs Skyrim???

During last night's Game Awards show, many new trailers and gameplay videos were shown. The list of games was an impressive collection, but there was one that stood out more than the others (in the eyes of Nintendo fans anyway). That game was the new Zelda adventure for the Wii U! Fans were given their... read more

The Legend of Dark Witch review

The Legend of Dark Witch review

Falls short of being mega memorable

There has been a deep void left in the 2D Action/Platformer genre since Capcom kicked Mega Man to the curb, but more and more Indie developers have been paying homage to the Blue Bomber with their own digital releases using the classic running and shooting mechanic. There is also the highly-anticipated... read more

Wii U's eShop draws Lucadian Chronicles next week

Wii U's eShop draws Lucadian Chronicles next week

It's time to D-D-D-D-D-Draft!

Digital card games have been around for nearly as long as video games themselves. Games based on original properties are fairly common on the PC, but console and handheld gamers are usually relegated to licensed games. Dark Roast Entertainment has set out to change this though with their release of Lucadian... read more

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Rumored to be Cancelled

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Rumored to be Cancelled

Rumors swirl online of an impending announcement

Back in 2013, Nintendo and Atlus unveiled Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, a crossover game between the two cult franchises. Since that initial announcement (and a quick trailer) there has been no reports on the game. At this past year's E3, Nintendo producer, Hitoshi Yamagami, confirmed that the game... read more

Ackk Studio's Y2K Coming to the Wii U's eShop

Ackk Studio's Y2K Coming to the Wii U's eShop

More JRPG love for Wii U owners

It's rough to be a JRPG fan this console generation, especially on the Wii U. Most notable RPGs seem to be going to either Microsoft or Sony's consoles or sticking to the older hardware for their larger install bases. This has left more niche developers and indie studios to fill the gap that would normally... read more

Error Code Makes Playing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Impossible

Error Code Makes Playing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Impossible

Causes game and system to not function

Earlier this morning many Wii U owners started reporting about error code 160-0103; it only appears when playing Super Smash Bros. The error code pops up randomly, and so far no one knows why this error has been occurring. Recently, Youtube user Trippy12345ify uploaded a video that shows exactly what... read more

ZombiU 2 Coming October 2015!?

ZombiU 2 Coming October 2015!?

Time to dust off the old cricket bat

If a recent listing on Amazon France is to be believed, ZombiU 2 could be shambling its way to the Wii U in October 2015. Though the posting was quickly removed, French site jeuxvideo was able to grab a few screenshots of the listing. The strange thing fans of the first game have noticed is that Ubisoft,... read more

Yup, You Can Play Super Smash Bros. on a Calculator

Yup, You Can Play Super Smash Bros. on a Calculator

Math scores across the country plummet

Who here has ever sat in math class and thought to themselves "It sure would be nice to play Super Smash Bros. right now?" Well, now you can! A programmer going by the name of "Hayleia" on the forum site Omnimaga has developed a version of Super Smash Bros. that will play on either TI-83 or TI-84... read more

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom review

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom review

What time is it? Well... Zelda time!

Adventure Time is one of the very few popular television shows in recent memory that has appeal to more than one demographic. While on the surface it seems to be just a kid's cartoon, Adventure Time has elements of post-apocalyptic stories, high fantasy and even gaming culture to broaden its appeal.... read more

A World of Keflings new screenshots

A World of Keflings new screenshots

Watch Dogs new screenshots

Watch Dogs new screenshots

Yacht Club Games Interview

Yacht Club Games Interview

David D'Angelo gives us some chat on Shovel Knight

So, I've been away from Wii's World for about a month. I've been on work placement at Uncut magazine in London for 3 weeks, so I've been emailing around for interviews. One game I thought about that seems to shine compared to most retro styled games is Shovel Knight. The eShop sensation is available on 3DS... read more

Saban's Power Rangers Super Megaforce review

Saban's Power Rangers Super Megaforce review

Not so super after all

I can't for the life of me remember a time when a Power Rangers game came out that didn't get met with negative reception. Much like other licensed video games based off movies or television shows, Power Rangers never quite got the hang of translating well into video games. While a good game based off the... read more

uWordsmith new screenshots

uWordsmith new screenshots

One Piece: Unlimited World RED review

One Piece: Unlimited World RED review

The Straw Hats return with renewed strength

This year's earliest One Piece video game offering, Romance Dawn, was a disaster. With a poorly integrated story, uninspiring gameplay, and a flawed battle system, there was little to redeem the game and probably damaged players' hopes of a good RPG-esque One Piece. Fortunately for us, the fourth installment... read more

Reggie Fils-Aime Talks Nintendo Third Party Woes

Reggie Fils-Aime Talks Nintendo Third Party Woes

Who needs Call of Duty when you have Mario and Zelda

Third party support has been one of Nintendo's biggest challenges since the launch of the Wii U. The console hasn't been able to attract developers and publishers with the same level of success as Sony and Microsoft. Over the last two years, there have been many games that could have been released on the... 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.
  • November 6th, 2014

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