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These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical

I don't know if it's the comparatively yawn-inducing New Super Mario Bros. games that have me so excited for Super Mario 3D World, or the thought of getting more use out of the Wii U. Either way, I'm in the mood for more imag...   more

These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo


These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo



Wii U getting three new bundles in the UK

Those of you in the UK that have yet to get a Wii U might have some good incentives to finally get one with the holidays looming. Nintendo has announced three new Wii U bundles, the best of them being this New Super Mario Bro...   more

Wii U getting three new bundles in the UK photo

Hello Kitty kart racer coming to Wii U this year

Mario Kart 8 doesn't come out until after the holidays, so what Wii U games are we supposed to stuff stockings with? Besides Super Mario 3D World? Well, there's Hello Kitty Kruisers, announced today for Wii U release. Android...   more

Hello Kitty kart racer coming to Wii U this year photo

Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play

I played Super Mario 3D World at E3 this past year and for whatever reason it just didn't interest me at all. Yeah, it's neat and it's about time they made a 3D Mario game with mulitplayer, but the demo made it feel like yet ...   more

Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo


Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo



Assassin's Creed IV's Lethal Pirate Edition detailed

Not interested in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag's Limited Edition? Well how does the Lethal Pirate Edition fancy you? It's available exclusively through Amazon, and here's what you get for $69.99: Assassin's Creed IV Blac...   more

Assassin's Creed IV's Lethal Pirate Edition detailed photo

Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens

Sorry, I got a little carried away earlier today. Let's try again, shall we? *AHEM* Sonic is returning to the Smash series and will be trading blows with Mario as well as the other blue boy, Mega Man. Sonic vs. Mega Man... f...   more

Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo


Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo



Worldwide online in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Games

Here's a question: why does Peach have to wear tights to ice skate while Bowser gets to go bare-bottom? They have lots of dumb laws over in Sochi. Maybe a 'dinos must not wear pants' law is also in place. We learned from thi...   more

Worldwide online in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Games photo

Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design

Good news, everyone! The Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter received a sudden boost in its donation rate. We've cleared $2.75 million, which means we are getting online co-op! Yay! Now that we'll be able to play as Beck's partner Call,...   more

Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo


Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo



Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games

The official Super Smash Bros. website has been updated, and a new challenger has appeared -- Toon Link! That brings the total cast so far for the Wii U and 3DS games up to 16 combatants, coming off the recent reveal of Princ...   more

Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo


Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo



New Wii U bundles are stuffed with things, only for Japan

Nintendo has listed some new Wii U bundles on its website. The one for consumers in Japan, anyway. The 32gb consoles are slated to come out October 31. In a bit of nice news, you (well, Japanese consumers and intrepid importe...   more

New Wii U bundles are stuffed with things, only for Japan photo

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games

We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to la...   more

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games photo

AVGN Adventures diarrhea dumps on Steam on September 23

I got to play an improved build of Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures at PAX this year, and I can reaffirm that it's going to be one hell of a challenge for those in dire need of classic "Nintendo hard" platforming. It's pure e...   more

AVGN Adventures diarrhea dumps on Steam on September 23 photo

Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros.

Finally! Princess Peach has been officially confirmed for the new Smash Bros. games. Enjoy Peach's many butt-bumps and beatdowns in the gallery below, which is filled with Wii U shots, as well as a pair of 3DS screens. Peach ...   more

Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo


Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo



Behold the glory of the physical version of Super Luigi U

As you have have heard, Nintendo debuted one of their first major DLC campaigns on the Wii U in June in the form of New Super Luigi U, but that version was digital-only, and it required a copy of New Super Mario Bros. U. Well...   more

Behold the glory of the physical version of Super Luigi U photo

Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders

Okay first of all the creature in the header here looks like something from a nightmare. Just, so creepy. Well whatever it is, it's one of four new Skylanders playable in SWAP Force. Two of them are also just normal Skylander...   more

Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo


Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo



Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses

A new trailer for Sonic Lost World has surfaced, running through a list of features previously not seen. Sonic skates on icy surfaces, and Sonic 3 elemental shields like bubble and lightning can be shared via Miiverse, as ca...   more

Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo


Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo



Humans have spent 2.85 million years playing Call of Duty

Ahead of tomorrow's big multiplayer event for Call of Duty: Ghosts -- there's going to be a livestream and everything -- Activision has put out an infographic summing up some of the series' most staggering statistics. And by ...   more

Humans have spent 2.85 million years playing Call of Duty photo

DuckTales Remastered on Wii U to also get a retail box?

DuckTales Remastered flaps onto the PlayStation Network, eShop, and Steam next Tuesday, August 13, but PS3 players will also have the option to wait an extra week and purchase a special boxed edition. It contains a download c...   more

DuckTales Remastered on Wii U to also get a retail box? photo

Harpoon sharks and explore the sea in Assassin's Creed IV

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag takes us to the age of pirates, and because of that Ubisoft's Singapore studio was tasked with creating the full on ocean simulation. I spoke with lead designer Sebastien Berton who walked me ...   more

Harpoon sharks and explore the sea in Assassin's Creed IV photo

Assassin's Creed IV screenshots show present day setting

Though it hasn't been talked about in any official capacity, a lot of people may have already guessed that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag would have some sort of present day component. These screens would suggest the same, s...   more

Assassin's Creed IV screenshots show present day setting photo

Here's the first set of Disney Infinity Power Discs

Toys I could handle. But Power Discs? Oh, we're delving into dangerous territory now. Disney Interactive has lifted the lid on the first wave of Disney Infinity's Power Discs, which give characters new powers (Circular discs...   more

Here's the first set of Disney Infinity Power Discs photo

Aveline's story continues in Assassin's Creed IV

In case you missed it, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 owners of Assassin's Creed IV will get special bonus content featuring Aveline de Grandpré, the main hero of the PlayStation Vita exclusive, Assassin's Creed III: ...   more

Aveline's story continues in Assassin's Creed IV photo

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop?

Precursor Games, a.k.a. the ghost of Silicon Knights, is still trying to get Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, hoping to attract Kickstarter backers with the promise of David Hayter's gravelly pipes. However you feel tow...   more

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop? photo

Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil

Activision’s Skylanders franchise has always smelled of a money grab to me. Copperish, like the smell of old pennies scrounged up by hard-working parents so little Linda Anne can have all the newest and coolest Skylande...   more

Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo


Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo



All the crap you'll get with Watch Dog's Limited Edition

Another Ubisoft game, another limited edition with a bunch of stuff you won't care about like a year after you've gotten it. In this case it's the North American Limited Edition for Watch Dogs, which includes the soundtrack, ...   more

All the crap you'll get with Watch Dog's Limited Edition  photo

Copperhead joins the assassins of Batman: Arkham Origins

WB Games Montréal's big San Diego Comic-Con reveal for Batman: Arkham Origins is the inclusion of Copperhead as yet another would-be assassin out to hunt down the Bat. The skilled contortionist is, in this take on the...   more

Copperhead joins the assassins of Batman: Arkham Origins photo

Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered

The next DuckTales Remastered stage to be unveiled is the Moon! ... ... is what I'd like to say, but it's actually the Himalayas. In addition to the new trailer above, there are some screens and enemy art below. Don't get in...   more

Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo


Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo



Exploring Adventure Time's dungeon because I DON'T KNOW

WayForward is coming with a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, but it's not quite a sequel. Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW is a multiplayer dungeon crawler and, in...   more

Exploring Adventure Time's dungeon because I DON'T KNOW photo

Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends is finally almost here. The delay of the Wii U version after the announcement of PS3, 360, and Vita ports seems worlds away, but I'm finally about to embark on the evolution of the gorgeous, 2D platforming good...   more

Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo


Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo



Limited edition Assassin's Creed IV bonuses detailed

Oh come on, you knew Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag would be getting a Limited Edition. So what does it include? A 18" statue featuring Edward Kenway, a 28" x 48" Assassin's Creed pirate flag, 80-page art book, steelbook ga...   more

Limited edition Assassin's Creed IV bonuses detailed photo

The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything

In today's universe-imploding news, TT Games is working on a new LEGO title based on the upcoming The LEGO Movie which, if you haven't seen the trailer, essentially looks like a big-screen adaptation of the studio's games. Th...   more

The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo


The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo



Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS

Nintendo has confirmed that Captain Olimar will join the cast of the new Smash Bros. game, set to launch next year on the Wii U and 3DS. Not a whole lot of information was given outside of that fact other than a slew of scree...   more

Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo


Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo



Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight

Through updates on Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight Kickstarter page, we've gotten familiar with the lineup of the very Mega Man-ish Order of No Quarter. That doesn't mean there aren't still surprises left in store! Yesterday ...   more

Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight photo

Splinter Cell: Blacklist walkthrough gets a little gassy

The latest look at Splinter Cell: Blacklist features Sam and team storming a gas plant that's been taken over by terrorists. The place is set to blow, but after a little hacking Sam's team is able to turn on the fire suppres...   more

Splinter Cell: Blacklist walkthrough gets a little gassy photo

Add your own colorful phrases to AVGN Adventures

In my E3 preview of the upcoming comedy platformer Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, I noted that each time you die a random Nerd phrase appears on screen. Fans of the Nerd's foul-mouthed escapades are quite familiar with the...   more

Add your own colorful phrases to AVGN Adventures photo

Rumor: Mario Kart 8 drifts onto Wii U in April 2014

After Wii Sports, which had the benefit of being bundled with all non-Japanese Wiis for the longest time, Mario Kart Wii is the best-selling game for Nintendo's white wonder -- it's moved over 34 million units as of this past...   more

Rumor: Mario Kart 8 drifts onto Wii U in April 2014 photo

Scope these Adventure Time, Regular Show game covers

As you've already heard, WayForward is helming another pair of Cartoon Network games. There is Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!, a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!,...   more

Scope these Adventure Time, Regular Show game covers photo

Conker director's Rusty Pup coming to Wii U, 3DS

Chris Seavor, director of Conker's Bad Fur Day and voice of the titular squirrel, recently expressed his desire to acquire Wii U dev kits for his studio Gory Detail's next game. Well, the chicken is in the pot, so please welc...   more

Conker director's Rusty Pup coming to Wii U, 3DS photo

Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin'

The fourth Smash Bros. was only announced last week, but fans the world over have already contributed a wealth of art based on the three new characters. However, Japanese art community pixiv has taken a particularly big shine...   more

Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo


Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo
Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin' photo



Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall

Teslagrad is shaping up to be another score for Wii U. The puzzle-platformer's newly-announced eShop release will join the Windows, Mac, Linux, and PlayStation 3 versions this fall. Using electricity and magnetism, players wi...   more

Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall photo


Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall photo
Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall photo
Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall photo
Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall photo
Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall photo
Charming Teslagrad also targeting Wii U this fall photo



Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom

Other platformers have gone the random generation route, but not to the extent that Cloudberry Kingdom has. In fact, it's taken developer Pwnee Studios over four years to perfect the engine and game logic. After seeing it in ...   more

Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo


Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom photo



The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered

DuckTales was always one of those games that I never thought in a million years would get a re-release, much less a remake with hand-drawn art and fully voiced dialog performed by the original cartoon's voice actors. Somehow,...   more

The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo


The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo
The 'Quack Pack' is back in DuckTales Remastered photo



Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD

I don't know what I was expecting with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. It's.. The Wind Waker... in HD. Surprise, surprise! The GameCube original is such a great-looking game that holds up extremely well today, and it ...   more

Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo


Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo
Zelda: Wind Waker HD is, surpise, Wind Waker in HD photo



Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures ISN'T a sh*tload of f*ck

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is a game that wants you to curse at it. It wants you to flip out and go ballistic and yell at small children. It wants to give you the experience of being the Nerd in more ways than one. AVGN...   more

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures ISN'T a sh*tload of f*ck photo

Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy

What is it with Sonic games on Nintendo consoles and levels constructed entirely out of sweets? Sonic Colors had Sweet Mountain, and Sonic Lost World has Desert Ruins -- that is "desert" with one "s," as in the hot and sandy ...   more

Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy photo


Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy photo
Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy photo
Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy photo
Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy photo
Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy photo
Sonic Lost World tastes like pancakes and candy photo



Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs

You thought all that talk about paying attention to indies was just lip service, and that Nintendo wasn't going to follow through on support? You thought wrong! Nintendo is loving the indies at its E3 booth this year! Mario ...   more

Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo


Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo
Scram Kitty is an anti-gravity war against mice in mechs photo



The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun

In the opening moments of this year's The Wonderful 101 demo, I turned a stack of people into a giant fist in order to turn on a water valve. This valve sent water gushing down a water slide, and my crew and I rode the current and splashed into the pool below. YES.   more

The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun photo


The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun photo
The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun photo
The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun photo
The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun photo
The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun photo
The Wonderful 101 is insane but oh so fun photo



Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor

"What's Retro working on? A new Metroid? Zelda Wii U? Something entirely original?" Those were the questions prior to E3. Turns out the secret project was yet another Donkey Kong Country sequel. Don't get me wrong! Returns is friggin' amazing and Tropical Freeze is just as fun so far. I simply think Retro has so much more potential. Never mind that, though. Tropical Freeze... it's pretty bangin'.   more

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor photo


Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor photo
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor photo
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor photo
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor photo
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor photo
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze isn't an ICEE flavor 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



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