In a move that should shock no one, Nintendo just announced New Super Mario Bros. U at its E3 2012 press briefing. No word if it'll be a launch title or not (it should be), but it's looking like a NSMB game alright!
The defining factor for me, though, is the inclusion of baby Yoshis. SO CUTE! Oh, and there's a new flying suit. But BABY YOSHI BLOWS BUBBLES, GUYS!
When I first saw this video for New Super Mario Bros. U, I thought "no big deal, this guy is just beating the level by flying through it with the Flying Squirrel suit and a Pink Yoshi.
Then I saw the "wow" moment where he ca...more
New Super Mario Bros. 2 was a good game, but I couldn't help feeling disappointed with it. The first New Super Mario Bros. felt like a breath of fresh air, a welcome return to the past in an age where such simplicity had been...more
Nintendo has detailed all the other modes you can expect in New Super Mario Bros. U. Challenge Mode will feature Time Attack, Coin Collection, 1-Up Rally, and Special. One example of a challenge is clearing a level without to...more
Outside of an emulator, it wasn't possible to play Nintendo games in glorious 1080p -- that's all about to change in a short month, as Nintendo has just confirmed that New Super Mario Bros. U will indeed support it.
Here's a new trailer for New Super Mario Bros. U, showcasing the wacky comic hijinks that will be delivered when you and three of your crazy friends team up to tackle that no-good Bowser.
It looks very safe. I think th...more
A lot of people poop on New Super Mario Bros. Wii for not being original enough. Personally, I don't see it. The game looked a lot like its prequel on the DS, but thanks to the four-person simultaneous co-op, it played like n...more
This trailer has me feeling much better about New Super Mario Bros. U. Not that I was feeling great about it before. There are things to be excited about, like the new modes (Boost Rush and Challenge), Flying Squirrel Mario,...more
Jonathan Holmes and Shannon from Nintendo are back for another two-part Wii U demonstration. This time, they're playing New Super Mario Bros. U, and -- I'll admit it -- the game looks considerably more fun than I expected it...more
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Really, why even play clearly deficient retro games? I mean, where are the shmup segments in Metroid? Where are the open world segments in Contra? Where are the line segments in a bisected triangle?
A.N.N.E. is one part platformer, one part shmup, one part RPG. And this year at PAX A.N.N.E. has all its systems in play. Maybe we'll all get to play it this year.more
Spate made a bit of a stir with its release last month, if not for its attempt to tackle themes more mature than shooting bullets at beefy dudes, then for its dated representation of absinthe as it exists and is understood to...more