The Daily Hotness: Luigi Mania

Check out everything Destructoid did today

Today a ton of news came out of Nintendo Direct including the mention of a possible Link to the Past sequel, the Luigi-centric DLC for New Super Mario Bros U, and more 3DS games than you can shake a stick at. Daniel examined how accessibility may be hurting Bioshock Infinite, we reviewed the new Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC, as well as Terraria and more, and other news happened on 4/17/13.

Destructoid Original:
BioShock Infinite’s problem is not violence
How we became traitors to the COGs

Community blogs of 4/17
Forum thread of the day: Metal Gear Megathread

Free game code giveaway: $100,000 in Age of Wushu items

Review: Pandora’s Tower
Review: Age of Empires II HD Edition
Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Uprising
Review: Terraria

PSA: PAX Prime registration is now open (Update)

Nintendo Direct:
Nintendo Direct: New Mario Party announced for 3DS
Nintendo Direct: More info given on New Super Luigi U
Nintendo Direct: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team out in August
EarthBound heading for North America and Europe!!!
Nintendo Direct: New Yoshi’s Island coming to 3DS
YES YES YES YES: Bravely Default coming to US and UK
‘Pirate’ and ‘Gamer’ revealed for Game & Wario
Shin Megami Tensei IV is coming July 16
Donkey Kong Country Returns will be less difficult on 3DS
Nintendo Direct: Zelda Oracle titles bound for US eShop
A Link to the Past sequel announced for 3DS
Animal Cross: New Leaf to come in a special 3DS XL bundle
Nintendo Direct: All three Guild02 games coming to US
Picture of the Day: Iwata in Weegee-ception
Nintendo Direct: Pikmin 3 set to release in August
There are five new gametypes in Game & Wario
Nintendo Direct: Mario and Donkey Kong on 3DS May 9th
Japan gets a special Luigi 3DS XL system
Virtual Console and Panorama View coming to Wii U
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy to hit 3DS in 2014
Nintendo: New Zelda, Yoshi’s Island, and EarthBound eShop
Mario Golf: World Tour packed with multiplayer goodness

PlayStation Network maintenance delays US PSN update
SimCity + toothpaste = $$$$$$$$$$!???!?!?!
Optimum Metro: Last Light specs recommend an NVIDIA Titan
Greenlit: Shovel Knight, Dreamfall, and Planet Explorers
Report: Liberation Maiden to get sequel on PlayStation 3
Indie Fund backs Kachina, a Molyjam game
Dustforce makers share fascinating sales data
SoulCalibur V hitting Games on Demand, PlayStation Store
3DS physical software sales surpass 20M units in the US
District 187: Sin Streets update adds women
Season two of Path of Exile’s race events announced

Iron Man is a total dick in Grand Theft Auto IV
Go punch a bunch of planets in Planet Punch
World 1-2 is insane, and I must have it in my earholes
Jim & Yahtzee’s Rhymedown Spectacular!
The Mario Busters answer the call once again

Here’s the first episode of the Defiance TV show
Shove these Killer Is Dead screens down your throat
Action-platformer Rogue Legacy checks all the right boxes
These are the enemies you will face in Metro: Last Light
Diggs Nightcrawler out this Holiday for PS3’s Wonderbook
Another peek at Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut
Check out Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures in action
Genesect battles ‘Awakened’ Mewtwo in Pokemon anime
Have a teaser trailer for ‘music exploration’ game Fract
Sacred Citadel launch trailer overwhelms the senses

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