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Nintendo Download Thursday (February 2, 2017)

Greetings, Nintendo gamers, it’s Thursday once more. For the first time, the Wii U Virtual Console will feature new releases from a non-Nintendo system. And as usual, the 3DS is releasing new “mini-games” as well. Here are this week’s new releases: Wii U Virtual Console/eShop BOMBERMAN ’94 ($6.99) Gradius (TurboGrafx-16 version) ($6.99) I C REDD ($1.49) Lucentek Beyond ($3.99) Star Splash: Shatter...[Read More]

Nintendo Download Thursday (North America 1-26-17)

Hello Nintendo gamers, it’s Thursday once again, which means the newly re-released content is out today. But it’s really short this week because, well, it supposedly had to take a break (see at 0:03 to get the reference). The theme for this week’s Wii U Virtual Console release is Culture Brain Kung-Fu: three kung-fu games developed by Culture Brain (including the cult classic, Kung-Fu Heroes) for ...[Read More]

Nintendo Download Thursday (January 19, 2017 – North America)

Even though the Wii U and (seemingly) the 3DS are no longer in production, Nintendo is still carrying the tradition of releasing downloads for retail and the Virtual Console every Thursday. Hopefully with the Switch, this tradition will still carry on. Here are this week’s new releases: Wii U eShop Toby: The Secret Mine ($9.99) Koi DX ($3.99) Mega Maze ($3.99) Snowball ($3.00) Wii U Virtual Consol...[Read More]

Sergio’s Top 5 games for 2017

Admittingly, I did not play many newly released titles this year. Like many gamers, especially PC gamers, I have way too many games that I did not play yet. This trend may continue throughout 2017 and beyond. Still, that doesn’t mean I can’t give out my top 5 highly anticipated games for 2017. Here they are: 5. Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U/Switch) Nintendo did not release any new adv...[Read More]

Nintendo to end Wii U production this week.

UPDATE: Yesterday Eurogamer had reported that Nintendo will end the production of the Wii U this week. Now According to Japanese website, IT Media Nintendo says that is not true. “There is no change to our continuing [Wii U] production.” “Even though the Nintendo Switch is slated to go on sale, [Wii U] production is scheduled to continue.” In this reply, IT Media added that there are also upcoming...[Read More]

New Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild screenshots released

If you are excited for Zelda: Breath of The Wild, well new screenshots were released by sWitch Cartridge on Twitter. These new screenshots show lighting and how it looks. All I can say it is stunning and apparently this could all be on the Wii U, these are all from it’s latest footage. @ToniCodrea I think it's all Wii U — sWitch Cartridge (@CartridgeGames) October 30, 2016

Nintendo Switch will have 4GB of RAM

Emily Rogers, a great Nintendo source has put out some good news about the Switch. She confirmed that the system will have 4GB of ram in retail units and not just the dev units. This is double the Wii U’s ram, as some people thought the ram in the final units would be half of the dev kits. Now before anyone says that it weak the PlayStation 4 has 4-5GB usable for games. Alright. I have some ...[Read More]

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Game – Paper Mario: Color Splash Platform – Wii U Developer/Publisher – Nintendo Release date – October 7th 2016 Price – $59.99/69.99€/£49.99 Paper Mario is back again, and this time he’s got a color splashing paint hammer. Paper Mario: Color Splash begins with Mario, Peach and Toad travelling to the mysterious Prism Island upon receiving an invitation of sorts. When they arrive, however, they qui...[Read More]

Dude, Quit Playing With Yourself!

You know what isn’t fun? Playing ping-pong, Monopoly, or any game by yourself. You want to know why? Because multiplayer games are just more fun than single player games. Period. Now, now… I know some of you will definitely disagree with that statement. But, I think that I have a couple of arguments to persuade you to see things my way.   So, why is multiplayer more fun? Well, isn’t it obviou...[Read More]

Super Mario RPG available for the Wii U Virtual Console

One of the most critically-acclaimed games of all-time, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, is out for the Wii U Virtual Console. Nintendo teamed with SquareSoft in 1996 to introduce a new way to play Mario: in RPG form as the title implies. But not only that, the House of Mario and Final Fantasy introduced the timed-hit mechanic (which inspired other RPGs such as The Legend of Dragoon) an...[Read More]

Is the current gen already on its way out?

In 2012, Nintendo started out the current generation of consoles with the Wii U. After the much success of its predecessor, the original Wii, Nintendo tried to capitalize on that success with the tablet as its default controller to present a new way of playing. Unfortunately, that didn’t pan out so well, only selling at a measly 12.9 million units thus far, and on the pace of becoming the worst-se...[Read More]

Xbox Phil Spencer says that working with Nintendo has been “great”

Since the announcement of a new Mario-themed DLC coming to the Wii U on May 17, people have been getting excited for these 2 franchises to mix. Xbox head Phil Spencer also replied to a fan about the news and said that the partnership between them is going great. @YTMaxi Partnership with Nintendo on this has been great, nice to see Minecraft doing so well on the Wii U and to get the Mario content. ...[Read More]

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