Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review
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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

The world’s most beloved simian family returns in another adventure, this time on the Switch (after first appearing on Wii U in 2014). Nintendo continues Donkey Kong Country’s revival with Tropical Freeze, introducing new enemies and reintroducing old favorites. Does this new adventure have what it takes to continue the Kong legacy, or has this…

Nintendo Site Reveals Metallic Mario Amiibo Figures
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Nintendo Site Reveals Metallic Mario Amiibo Figures

Nintendo’s future strategy for its “Amiibo” product line seems to be getting clearer by the day: the interactive and highly-collectible figurines are here to stay, and more Amiibos are on the way in 2015. After enjoying the astounding success of the first waves of Amiibo figures in late 2014, Nintendo seems quite dedicated to the idea, and with good…

Gunman Clive 2 | Release Confirmed For January 29
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Gunman Clive 2 | Release Confirmed For January 29

The developer of Gunman Clive 2 revealed via Twitter that the retro platformer will be available to download on January 29 via Nintendo eShop. Just like its predecessor, Gunman Clive 2 costs very little: $2.99. The game will be available for both Nintendo 3DS & Wii U through the eShop. The side-scrolling gameplay remains decidedly old-school, although Gunman Clive 2 looks…

Citizens of Earth | Atlus’s Retro-Inspired RPG Now Available
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Citizens of Earth | Atlus’s Retro-Inspired RPG Now Available

Atlus’s retro-inspired RPG, Citizens of Earth, launched today on various digital platforms – Steam (PC), Nintendo eShop (3DS & Wii U), and PlayStation Network (PS4 & PS Vita). This Earthbound-style game puts you in charge of a vice president coming home from a long and drawn out campaign run. He find the place has gone berserk, and must use his…

Editorial | The Latest Nintendo Direct Was A Beast
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Editorial | The Latest Nintendo Direct Was A Beast

Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct presentation was Nintendo’s first in 2015, and the publisher wasted little time rolling out its big plans for the first half of the year. It was not a “news bomb,” it was more like an air strike of announcements. Frankly, to re-cap yesterday’s Nintendo Direct is difficult, because so much was revealed: it…

Nintendo Executive Discusses Wii U, Mario Maker & More
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Nintendo Executive Discusses Wii U, Mario Maker & More

In a recent interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal, Nintendo of America’s Bill Trinen opened up quite a bit regarding a variety of topics, including but not limited to the impending future of the Wii U console and some of its upcoming releases. While it wasn’t the first point mentioned in the interview, Trinen seemed decidedly optimistic about…

Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Trailer Confirms New Details & Amiibo Support
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Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Trailer Confirms New Details & Amiibo Support

Nintendo released a new trailer yesterday for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse; as you may know, the upcoming Wii U game expands on the ideas of the original DS title Kirby and the Canvas Curse, and it’s coming sooner than you’d think – February 13, 2015. The video (Japanese only, sorry) shows footage of all kinds of stages, and even…

Mario Maker Will Support Online Sharing
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Mario Maker Will Support Online Sharing

In a recent YouTube interview, Shigeru Miyamoto revealed that the upcoming Mario Maker for Wii U will have a sharing feature for uploading and downloading custom-made stages. Miyamoto added that there will be a rating system for uploaded stages: You’ll be able to see what happens when other people play your course, or when you play other peoples courses… there’ll be…

Miyamoto Hints About Amiibo Cards for Discontinued Figures
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Miyamoto Hints About Amiibo Cards for Discontinued Figures

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto recently discussed some of the present and future plans for Nintendo with the Associated Press; including Wii U software, development of new hardware, and the company’s all-new line of interactive figures – Amiibo. As you may already know, the Amiibo toys have been in such high demand that some of them are nearly…