15 Jan 2015

Nintendo Direct – Wii U

While the focii of Nintendo Direct this morning were noticeably concentric about the 3DS, there was plenty in reserve to sate the home console crowd. One of the more enticing tidbits revealed this morning was a catalog of Wii games scheduled to be made available for download on Wii U

15 Dec 2014

Limelight Feature: Captain Toad

Amongst the titular characters in any successful Nintendo franchise, not many of them could claim lineage to an afterthought; to an asinine mini-game intended to occupy a marginal subsistence in the plot of a much larger Mario title. Treasure Tracker makes the best of its famous friends and propitious associations

08 Dec 2014

Nintendo – Is the Third-Party Over?

In our coverage of PSX 2014, we brought you confirmation of Street Fighter V slated for exclusive release on Playstation and PC. While the news has been witnessed by jubilant fans and industry analysts alike as the welcome return of a prodigal beat-em-up son; for me, it touched on a pertinent

06 Dec 2014

Zelda Wii U: New Gameplay at the TGAs

New gameplay has been released from Zelda: Wii U, with fans getting a peek into the sprawling new-look Hyrule at The Game Awards. Footage shows an art style somewhere between the gritty Twilight Princess and the watercolour Skyward Sword. Mechanics look very similar to Skyward Sword at this point, movement

05 Dec 2014

Amiibo Stock Atrophy: Critical Oversight by Nintendo?

The excitement was palpable. My copy of SSB still exuding the odour of fresh plastic, the cartridge sliding almost autonomously into its place with a satisfying click. In peals of unrepentant acclamation, the frame of thought most indigenous to all die-hard Nintendo fans, I ran, skipped and sauntered to my local Gamestop

28 Oct 2014

First DLC Confirmed For Mario Kart 8 And It’s Exciting

As if playing Mario Kart 8 wasn’t nostalgic enough, the first DLC will surely bring back those childhood memories like never before. One track revealed for the first DLC pack is none other than the Excitebike course. You heard that right, you no longer have to dust off that NES

20 May 2014

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors Japanese Release Date Set + New Info

Nintendo and Tecmo Koei(creators of the Dynasty Warrior Series) have given us new details on their upcoming collaboration The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors which is set to release August 14th on the Nintendo Wii U. The latest details appear in this weeks Famitsu magazine and SokuhuHokanko has translated the

01 May 2014

It’s Official Marvel is Disney Infinity 2.0

After the success of the original Disney Infinity many wondered if Disney would bring in either the Star Wars cast or the Marvel Universe into play. Well at least one of them is now confirmed Disney Infinity 2.0 features Marvel Characters, as they will play a prominent role in this

30 Apr 2014

Rumor: Call of Duty: Blacksmith Set For A May Reveal

Mp1st is reporting that they have received confirmation that the next entry in the Call of Duty series is code named ‘Blacksmith’. Furthermore, the Sledgehammer-developed sequel will be officially unveiled at some point in May. The source of the confirmation was not disclosed, and the evidence they gave was based

03 Apr 2014

Rainbow Road 64 Returns In Mario Kart 8! Trailer Inside!

The Rainbow Road 64 returns in this latest trailer released by Nintendo. Besides the Rainbow Road 64 making a come back The Royal Raceway, Moo Moo Meadows, Donuts Plain 3, and Toad Turnpike also return. But that’s not all two new items are introduced the Boomerang and Pirahna Plants, also

22 Feb 2014

Diddy Kong Joins Supers Smash Bros Wii U / 3DS

Diddy Kong will be joining a growing cast of fighters in the latest Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. Diddy Kong made his original Smash debut with Super Smash Bros Brawl; he was an annoying character who was fast and could make fighting very slippery… Although Super Smash

14 Feb 2014

Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Direct Trailer

Here’s the latest trailer showing off brand new footage of Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U. Another thing revealed at Nintendo Direct was the Release date for Bayonetta 2 in Japan, it is due in the summer. No word on the US release date, but it is confirmed for 2014.