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There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island

Have you played Yoshi's Island? Have you played Yoshi's Island DS? Yoshi's New Island is just like them. Only with a poop art style. And stiff animation. And giant eggs.   more

There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island photo


There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island photo
There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island photo
There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island photo
There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island photo
There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island photo
There's nothing new about Yoshi's New Island photo



Super Mario 3D World is so catty

No, it's not Galaxy 3 -- and I would have been upset if it was. Rather, Super Mario 3D World is taking the 2D-3D hybrid platforming of Super Mario 3D Land on 3DS, incorporating the multiplayer chaos of New Super Mario Bros. W...   more

Super Mario 3D World is so catty photo


Super Mario 3D World is so catty photo
Super Mario 3D World is so catty photo
Super Mario 3D World is so catty photo
Super Mario 3D World is so catty photo
Super Mario 3D World is so catty photo
Super Mario 3D World is so catty photo



Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay

In addition to a general overview of the localization process, the Pokemon Roundtable brought about some more pertinent info -- specifically, gameplay. The Player Search System (PSS) is new to Pokemon X and Y. It r...   more

Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay photo


Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay photo
Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay photo
Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay photo
Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay photo
Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay photo
Game Freak and Pokemon Company talk X and Y gameplay photo



Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people!

Nintendo sure has been sharing a lot on the great titles they have on the table for this year! From the return of Super Smash Bros. to the nostalgic feeling The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Nintendo is really hitti...   more

Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo


Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo
Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people! photo



Roll Luigi up into your life with this Dream Team trailer

The first 3DS entry to the pleasant Mario & Luigi series of RPGs was announced a few months ago during a Nintendo Direct, and now this morning's Nintendo Direct has brought us a new trailer. It's heavy on Luigi, as the t...   more

Roll Luigi up into your life with this Dream Team trailer photo

Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer

[Update: Mega Man's character bio is up on the official Smash Bros. website.] No doubt many of you have heard that Mega Man is invading the Smash Bros. universe in the next Super Smash Bros. game for the Wii U and 3DS. As yo...   more

Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer photo


Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer photo
Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer photo
Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer photo
Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer photo
Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer photo
Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer photo



Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful

Oh man, this is simply delicious. Look at all this wonderful art for the upcoming 3DS RPG, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. The M&L games have always had a very distinctive style compared to the mainline series, but the use...   more

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful photo


Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful photo
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful photo
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful photo
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful photo
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful photo
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team's art is B-E-A-utiful photo



Early Pokemon design documents reveal whips and weirdos

A lot of people assume that the Pokémon games are for kids because they tend to be popular with that demographic, but that's not necessarily the case. From the sounds of it, the first Pokémon was developed large...   more

Early Pokemon design documents reveal whips and weirdos photo

Monster Hunter 4 gets Japanese release date and trailer

Today's Japanese Nintendo Direct had some pretty good news for fans of the Monster Hunter series, showing off a new video as well as announcing a release date. The video shows off some badass monsters that you'll be tac...   more

Monster Hunter 4 gets Japanese release date and trailer photo

Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World

I got ridiculously excited when I saw the trailer for Sonic Lost World, but if the "Sonic Cycle" has taught us anything, it's that we should keep our expectations in check lest we disappoint ourselves for the umpteenth time. ...   more

Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World photo


Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World photo
Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World photo
Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World photo
Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World photo
Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World photo
Sonic has a new control system in Sonic Lost World photo



Mario movie has a pseudo-official comic sequel

The Super Mario Bros. movie 20th anniversary celebration continues! After holding a special midnight screening of the pleasantly schlock film, during which John Leguizamo delivered a special pre-recorded message to attendees,...   more

Mario movie has a pseudo-official comic sequel photo

Why is EarthBound for Wii U listed on Amazon UK?

After years of waiting, the SNES underdog classic EarthBound is finally coming to the Wii U eShop in America and Europe. EarthBound is the second game in the Mother trilogy, though the other two have never officially made the...   more

Why is EarthBound for Wii U listed on Amazon UK? photo

Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes

Hyrule, its neighboring nations, and its parallel dimensions are filled with no shortage of remarkable enemies, ranging from cute and unassuming to pure nightmare fuel. When you step back and realize just how varied The Legen...   more

Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo


Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo
Link's Blacklist is a gallery of colorful Zelda foes photo



Super Mario Land finally gets a graphics patch

Super Mario Land: 1989 launch title for the Game Boy and the weakest traditional Mario game in retrospect. You aren't going to find many players claiming this to be the best in the series, even though it was influential in th...   more

Super Mario Land finally gets a graphics patch photo

New Super Luigi U release date, standalone ver. revealed

Luigi is rockin' it hardcore! The upcoming New Super Mario Bros. U expansion, New Super Luigi U, is ready to drop on eShop on June 20 for $19.99. Not only that, there will be a special standalone disc, which doesn't require y...   more

New Super Luigi U release date, standalone ver. revealed photo

Nintendo Direct: Wii U Mario & Sonic at the Olympics

Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised? The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii ...   more

Nintendo Direct: Wii U Mario & Sonic at the Olympics photo

Wii U owners don't know how to play Super Metroid

If you're a jaded hardcore gamer, and if you've ever complained that the new generation of "dumbed down" console gamers are the bane of life, prepare to feel justified. The arrival of Super Metroid on Wii U demonstrates the d...   more

Wii U owners don't know how to play Super Metroid photo

These are the 20 best-selling brands from this gen

[Update: Telltale is mistakenly credited for the LEGO games in the source report, but it should be Traveller's Tales.] French game studio Ubisoft released its fiscal year 2013 earnings earlier today, trumpeting its tidy profi...   more

These are the 20 best-selling brands from this gen photo

Zero Suit Samus figure making a comeback as well

Last night we told you that the Max Factory figma Link and figma Samus figures are getting reprinted. The good news keeps on rolling on through as the Zero Suit Samus figure based on Metroid: Other M is also coming back! The ...   more

Zero Suit Samus figure making a comeback as well photo

Link and Samus figmas to be restocked this winter

"Remember me?" It's our old friends: Max Factory's figma Link and figma Samus! These sexy poseable figurines were all the rage when they released last year, and they quickly sold out. If you missed that window, it was off to ...   more

Link and Samus figmas to be restocked this winter photo

Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!!

The Wii U version 3.0.0 update went live a short while ago, introducing a host of fixes and other significant tweaks. Of all the new features introduced, the one I'm most excited about is NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! WOOOOOOO! That ma...   more

Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! photo


Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! photo
Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! photo
Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! photo
Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! photo
Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! photo
Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! photo



You can't view Miiverse on Wii U or 3DS browsers

Nintendo made Miiverse accessible via PC and mobile browsers yesterday, giving you the chance to interact with the (not so wide) Wii U online community while away from your console. But as Nintendo notes at the bottom of the ...   more

You can't view Miiverse on Wii U or 3DS browsers photo

Every (Japanese) GBA cartridge ever released for sale

Wouldn't it be cool to own every Game Boy Advance cartridge ever? It's still one of my favorite systems, and I've become obsessed with owning as many carts as possible these last few years. Trips to Japan have me bringing bac...   more

Every (Japanese) GBA cartridge ever released for sale photo

Nintendo missed fiscal year targets for 3DS, Wii U

Nintendo's fiscal year 2013 report was just released today, and the details are... well... umm... they're certainly something alright. Neither hot nor cold. Just... there. For the year ending on March 31, 2013, Nintendo poste...   more

Nintendo missed fiscal year targets for 3DS, Wii U photo

Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan

Anybody test out the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro yet? Is it the cat's knees and the bee's pajamas? How does it stack up to the original Circle Pad Pro? For a certain set of Japanese gamers, the stock devices are hella weaksauce. Mo...   more

Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan photo


Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan photo
Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan photo
Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan photo
Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan photo
Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan photo
Check these 3DS Circle Pad Pro mods from Japan photo



It's dangerous to go alone

It's been a while since we shared a piece from our artsy pal Zac Gorman, but his latest deserves your attention. Based on the famous opening scene from The Legend of Zelda, this comic turns what we thought we knew completely ...   more

It's dangerous to go alone photo

Donkey Kong Country Returns is more accessible on 3DS

By the time Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is released, it will have been two and half years from the original's debut on the Wii. So what has changed in that time? Well, not a whole lot, and that's not a bad thing. Donkey Ko...   more

Donkey Kong Country Returns is more accessible on 3DS photo

Let's compare the old Link to the Past map to the new one

Yesterday Nintendo announced a new Zelda game set in the same world of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. This sequel of sorts takes place in the Hyrule from the Super Nintendo era, and a user over on Zelda Informer com...   more

Let's compare the old Link to the Past map to the new one photo

Nintendo Direct: Pikmin 3 set to release in August

Pikmin 3. August 4. Wii U, both retail and eShop. Seems like so far away, right? Wasn't it pretty much finished? Wasn't it close to being a launch window title? Why push it back so far? Makes me worry about other games in a s...   more

Nintendo Direct: Pikmin 3 set to release in August photo

A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS

Wow Nintendo! Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo America, at the last possible moment swooped in during today's Nintendo Direct and announced a brand new title for the Nintendo 3DS: a brand new 3DS Zelda game! It's based...   more

A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS photo

Nintendo Direct: New Yoshi's Island coming to 3DS

New Yoshi's Island for the 3DS! New Yoshi's Island for the 3DS! Oh my God, you guys! Iwata dropped the bomb. From the footage and screens, this new Yoshi's Island sequel will use all the same abilities as in past installments...   more

Nintendo Direct: New Yoshi's Island coming to 3DS photo

Nintendo Direct: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team out in August

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has shared new information about the upcoming Mario & Luigi sequel for 3DS. The story finds our heroes on Pi'illo Island, where Peach mysteriously gets sucked into Luigi's Dream World. To ...   more

Nintendo Direct: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team out in August photo

Nintendo of Europe's 18+ eShop restriction is no more

Nintendo has been trying its best to prove that its hardware is not just for children, but then things happen and it's back to the kiddie corner. The most recent roadblock has been a nonsensical eShop restriction that prevent...   more

Nintendo of Europe's 18+ eShop restriction is no more photo

This is the greatest Link figurine of all time

That Link figma by Max Factory which went on sale last year? It is now garbage. Find the closest waste receptacle and chuck that sh*t in there with extreme prejudice. That Link on Epona statue by First 4 Figures? It doesn't e...   more

This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo


This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time photo



Incredible Zero Suit Samus art book can now be yours!

Why didn't anybody tell me this book came out last month!? I've been waiting for this baby a whole year! Where's my wallet!? Let me step back a bit: 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus is a collection of miniature comics depicting wha...   more

Incredible Zero Suit Samus art book can now be yours! photo

D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June

Devil Summoner's Raidou isn't the only game star shrinking down to desktop warfare size! Also among Bandai's upcoming list of June toys is D-Arts Blastoise, ready to burst at an even lower price tag of ¥3800 (~$41). The D...   more

D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June photo


D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June photo
D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June photo
D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June photo
D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June photo
D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June photo
D-Arts Blastoise is also ready to tussle this June photo



Zelda X Pokemon fan art is super amazing

Pokémon plus Nobunaga's Ambition? That's hot. Pokémon plus The Legend of Zelda? Why hasn't this happened yet!? Artist Finni Chang decided to recast Link, Zelda, and Ganondorf as Pokémon trainers with appr...   more

Zelda X Pokemon fan art is super amazing photo

Two new 3DS colors hitting Japan

Two new 3DS flavors will release in Japan on March 20, Nintendo revealed: Light Blue and Gloss Pink. The new colors apply to the original 3DS design, and come packed with a 4GB SDHC memory card instead of the traditional 2GB ...   more

Two new 3DS colors hitting Japan photo

Speed-painted Mario wants you to check his package

8bit Ego artist Josh Summana, who recently shared a time-lapse video of his killer Donkey Kong painting, has clued me into a new piece as part of his "Heroes" line. If you haven't already, do check out his "Villains" line as...   more

Speed-painted Mario wants you to check his package photo

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op?

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is an incredible book. So incredible, in fact, that at least one unscrupulous person tried to capitalize on demand by scalping numerous copies of the book's Limited Edition -- that guy wis...   more

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op? photo

Check out the official Pokemon Scramble U site

A short while ago we informed you of the existence of a new Pokemon game in the Scramble line, called Pokemon Scramble U. Now, the official site is open for business, and hot damn is it adorable! Most of the content is marked...   more

Check out the official Pokemon Scramble U site photo

Fire Emblem, MH3U hardware bundles coming to Europe

Our friends across the pond were treated to a slightly different Nintendo Direct then we were. Amongst the European-exclusive announcements was a trio of hardware bundles for the upcoming Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Fire Em...   more

Fire Emblem, MH3U hardware bundles coming to Europe photo

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team coming this summer

The "Ear of Luigi" continues! This summer, a new entry in the Mario & Luigi RPG series will head towards the 3DS. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team will put the green second banana into the limelight, as Mario will be invadin...   more

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team coming this summer photo

This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion

In the fashion world, "retro" is in. I should know because I am a fashionista because I've been playing a lot of Style Savvy: Trendsetters on the 3DS, so I'm up on my sh*t. You couldn't be a more fashionable guy than me. So w...   more

This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion photo


This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion photo
This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion photo
This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion photo
This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion photo
This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion photo
This Super Mario kimono is high-class fashion photo



Sniper Elite V2 announced for Wii U

Sniper Elite V2, the stealth-action World War 2 sniper shooter that released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC last year, has been announced for release on Wii U, though no specified date was given. “Sniper Elite is ju...   more

Sniper Elite V2 announced for Wii U photo

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS

Having just picked up the PC port of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, I'm a bit late to the party, but not unfashionably so. There is, after all, still the pending 3DS version of the rather wonderful kart racer, to s...   more

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo


Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo



Monolith Soft also working on a 3DS game?

After the announcement of an upcoming Xeno-series game from Monolith Soft for the Wii U last month, I had everything I needed from them for this year. But today a surprise pops up -- another potential Monolith Soft game for 3...   more

Monolith Soft also working on a 3DS game? photo

Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence

I'm convinced that artist Zac Gorman is an Emotion Lord. How else can he play with our hearts and minds if not through the power of fifth-dimensional manipulation? Consider his recent Pikmin comic, in which he turns a bright ...   more

Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo


Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo
Pikmin's Olimar leads a sad, lonely existence photo



So sexy Donkey Kong time-lapse painting

Damn, Donkey, you so fine! Maybe peel my banana sometime! Artist Josh Summana has been creating wonderful pieces like above and filming the process for his media company 8bit Ego. He's got a whole mess of these dudes, such a...   more

So sexy Donkey Kong time-lapse painting photo

Darksiders IS Zelda, and here's the proof

That the Darksiders games take more than a few cues from The Legend of Zelda -- and may possibly surpass it -- is a secret to nobody. What we were unaware of was that developer Vigil Games always had intentions of supplanting...   more

Darksiders IS Zelda, and here's the proof photo