Wario

D-Pad Studio has been working on Owlboy for a long time. When a game looks this good, expectations run high, and the pressure to deliver can be overwhelming. Like a lot of developers, it seems that they escape from the s...
NES Remix was able to scratch an itch for many retro enthusiasts out there, but it lacked a certain spark that made it a must-buy for the average gamer. It would be hard to really consider half of the selections "classic...
Game Design Companion: A Critical Analysis of Wario Land 4 is a 600-page eBook that will analyze the entirety of Wario Land 4. I'll just give you a moment to let that sentence sink in. Seriously, Daniel Johnson has put togeth...
Game & Wario is kind of like Nintendo Land in reverse. Where Nintendo Land takes the gameplay concepts of various Nintendo franchises and condenses them all into a Mii-sized caricature, Game & Wario takes the micro-ga...


It's safe to say that Nintendo is in a comfortable spot when it comes to first party development and funding. But Wario is not content with Nintendo's handling of the situation, and has launched his own "Crowdfarter" parody s...
Game & Wario arrives in North America on June 23 and then Europe on June 28. It comes with a budget price of $39.99. I'll bite my tongue and hold back any Wii U gaming drought comments, because Game & Wario is finally...
For the fans of 2007's Wario Ware: Smooth Moves, it's been quite the dry spell in between console entries. Having recently seen release in Japan, Nintendo is now showing off localized versions of Game & Wario. Here's a rundown on some of the new modes.
Nintendo revealed a bit more info for Game & Wario today, showing off the new minigames "Pirate" and "Gamer." Pirate has players moving to the rhythm to dodge cannon shots -- the TV only shows the ship in front of you, s...
The last time I posted about Game & Wario, there was much editorializing on how I found the game initially disappointing but was slowly becoming more hopeful that it would find excellence. These new videos from...
Everbody's buddy "NintenDaan" Koopman directed us to these latest videos for the upcoming Game & Wario. Now, I must admit that I haven't been following the development of the Wii U party fest because the word "mini-game"...
I was a little disappointed with Game and Wario when I played it at E3 2012. It came off as limp and uninspired compared to most prior WarioWare games. Arrow and Ski felt felt too much like similar mini-g...
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ...
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G...
After eons of radio silence, we now have some more concrete info on a Japanese release date for Game & Wario: March 28th, 2013, with a retail price of 4,935 Yen (4,700 digitally). I had a chance to play it at a Nintendo e...
At yesterday's Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan, Nintendo revealed a bit more information about Game & Wario, stating that it'll have sixteen separate minigames to choose from. The game is said to have a mix of fully...
[Read on for a description of every Wario game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.]Why Wario? Ok, this is the last one for 2012, I promise. After squeezing in Kingdom Hearts to top o...
Along with Project P-100, one of the biggest surprises at the Nintendo booth at E3 was Game & Wario. I would have definitely been less disappointed with Nintendo's on-site press conference if the...
Let's see now...there have been ten main games, one side story, and five handheld titles in the classic Mega Man series. Dr. Wily builds one or two fortresses for each outing, and they always crumble to the ground in the end...
At first I wanted to start this review with a "Do you like to do it yourself" reference to The 40-Year-Old Virgin, but then I thought, "Is that how I really want to be remembered in the annals of Internet history? As a peddle...
I must say, covering WarioWare D.I.Y. has been nothing but delightful -- and I haven't even gotten around to picking up a copy of the game yet. "Fire Bad!" by Alex Neuse of Gaijin Games is the latest of the developer-created...
And with that, the super helpful, nicely-produced WarioWare D.I.Y. tutorial videos from Nintendo of America Treehouse have come to a close. Since the game has been out in the wild for a while now, this final set delves into ...
Ron Carmel, co-creator of the highly successful WiiWare and PC title World of Goo, has made a WarioWare D.I.Y. microgame. Suck Goo might be simplistic (even by WarioWare standards) but that's exactly the sort ...
As you may be aware already, I love Cave Story. This video is of the WarioWare D.I.Y. microgame that Pixel, genius behind Cave Story, has made available to download. The Ikachan microgame is based on a mechanic from a P...
With less than a week left until WarioWare D.I.Y. hits retail, my curiosity for the game has grown tremendously each passing day. More than the main game itself, I'm curious to see if I have what it takes to make a halfway d...
As Matt showed us over the weekend, WarioWare D.I.Y. is going to be the next big thing for creative types. This is made even more clear by today's announcement that a handful of big-name developers will be contributing to the...
What is all this talk about Nintendo not making adult games? The video above clearly shows that WarioWare D.I.Y. is heavily gunning for "Most Violent Game of the Year," and at the moment seems to have a healthy lead in the "...
I passed along a preview of upcoming Nintendo DS game WarioWare D.I.Y. earlier this month, and in it I mentioned that I'm very excited about the tools the game provides to make your own microgame. I'm sure the game itself wi...
At Nintendo's media summit, held in San Francisco today, I had a chance to see the localized version of upcoming DS/DSi game WarioWare D.I.Y. in action. After getting a full demonstration on how it worked, my imagination is r...
Do you know about the Japanese Nintendo DS game Made in Ore (Made in Me)? Bukkake, remember? If you don't, know that it's a game in the WarioWare series that lets players create their own minigames, complete with tools to mak...
If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: if you want something sick and twisted, leave it to Japan. Americans didn't do too shabby of a job showing off what perverts we can be during the whole Sporn debacle, but g...
The world will become a better place on April 29th, as that's the day Made in Ore and Asobu Made in Ore will see a simultaneous release on the DS and WiiWare (in Japan). Nintendo just launched websites dedicated to the two ga...
The DSi is officially out in stores, and so far the thing is selling like crazy. It's strange for a console that has so few true exclusives at launch to be so hot. Thus far, the only games you can only play on the DSi are a h...
Have you ever wanted to see the CEO of one of the most successful companies in the world look like a total idiot? Here's your chance. Iwata sits down and plays with the upcoming Wario Ware Snapped! showing off the game's came...
So you thought Nintendo's Bill Trinen looked nuts playing Rock N' Roll Climber? Forget that -- it's old news. The new hontesss for looking like a nutjob while playing a game is WarioWare: Snapped!One of the first available ga...
WarioWare Snapped! (DSiWare), Nintendo's latest insane yet oh so fun to play collection of wacky mini-games, was shown off during Satoru Iwata's keynote address at this year's GDC.Joining oh so many other portable games that ...
I'm a big fan of the WarioWare games, if only for the fact that they are incredibly strange (and remind me a little bit of Rhythm Tengoku). Imagine my delight, then, to hear that Nintendo has plenty of WarioWare coming to the...
You know who's no one's all-time favorite videogame character? That's right, it's Wario. This Bizarro purple-nosed man-thing has been around for over fifteen years, and over that time some people have grown to like him, many ...
If you're confused what you're actually seeing in the pic above, check out this link of footage from Wario Land: Shake it!. Looks pretty cool so far ... uh ... what the ... what just happened?Nintendo just got a little more c...
After yesterday's widely panned Nintendo press conference (seriously, go back and read these comments -- yikes!), we were given a press kit with a bunch of Nintendo assets to look over. While most of these press releases and ...
Nintendo has released a new trailer giving a more detailed look at Wario Land: Shake It! The video goes through the basics of the game and shows just how much the Wiimote’s motion sensing will play a factor in the game....