News items tagged with wii u

Why Zelda: BotW Gifts Players Poop for 900 Korok Seeds

Why Zelda: BotW Gifts Players Poop for 900 Korok Seeds

There’s no doubt that collecting all 900 Korok seeds in Nintendo’s open world adventure The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most daunting challenges to be implemented in a game in...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 May 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Story DLC Still Set For 2017

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Story DLC Still Set For 2017

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s massive world offered gamers plenty to see and do, but Nintendo promised it wasn’t done yet. The game’s second DLC, The Champions’ Ballad, was announced ba...

By Sarah Fields on 25 May 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds 'Sanic' the Hedgehog

In the last couple of months, those PC players who have been emulating The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been running wild with mod content for the game. Although some of the fan-made co...

By Rob Gordon on 25 May 2018
Just Cause 3 and the Open World Blues

Just Cause 3 and the Open World Blues

Even after releasing just last week, the thrilling adventure I was expecting to have with Just Cause 3 just ended up being a sense of open world fatigue. I fell hard for the pre-release hype for Ju...

By Derek Nichols on 25 May 2018
Breath of the Wild Mods are Getting out of Control

Breath of the Wild Mods are Getting out of Control

How many mods can a game have before reaching a critical mass? At least one Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player appears to be exploring those possibilities, judging from a recent video. Whil...

By Cody Gravelle on 25 May 2018
BotW Developers Discuss Freedom, Speeds Runs

BotW Developers Discuss Freedom, Speeds Runs

In a recent interview, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer Eiji Aonuma and game director Hidemaro Fujibayashi discussed a major feature of the game: the open world component and how it...

By Joshua Duckworth on 25 May 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds Waluigi

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds Waluigi

Since its release, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been praised in many a positive review for its ability to not only appease longstanding fans of the Nintendo franchise, but also for b...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 May 2018
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Reveal Trailer)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Reveal Trailer)

It’s been a few months since we last heard any news about The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the forthcoming Marvel movie tie-in, but now it’s time to finally blow the lid of this thing. Activision has offic...

By Anthony Taormina on 25 May 2018
Project Cars Wii U Cancelled

Project Cars Wii U Cancelled

Project Cars may have faced its share of problems on the road to release, including some high profile delays, but the commercial launch of the game impressed those who played it. The title wowed...

By Rob Gordon on 25 May 2018
Nintendo Release Dates

Nintendo Release Dates

While Star Fox, as well as exciting newer IP like the localization of Yo-Kai Watch. With so few concrete plans for the holiday shopping season, it seemed like Nintendo may have thrown up th...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 May 2018
'Project Cars' Delayed To March 2015

'Project Cars' Delayed To March 2015

Through the lens of a high quality racing game we can learn a lot about the machines that it runs on. For example, before its many delays and a DriveClub was meant to show off the console’s visua...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 May 2018
'Project Cars' Track List

'Project Cars' Track List

Project Cars has had quite the tumultuous journey through development. The developers at Slightly Mad Studios have an obvious passion for the sport of racing, and they want to create the ultimate ra...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 May 2018
Project Cars Dev Talks Wii U Port

Project Cars Dev Talks Wii U Port

Project Cars is likely to go down as one of the big successes of the recent crowdfunding trend. Foregoing the traditional publisher model, but finding distribution through Namco Bandai, the Sligh...

By Rob Gordon on 25 May 2018
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Kingpin)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Kingpin)

Movie tie-in games are often a dubious prospect – relying on cross-medium buzz, not quality gameplay, to sell a rushed product. Development turnaround on tie-games is notoriously tight and often lac...

By Ben Kendrick on 24 May 2018
Pokemon Fighting Game Gains Empoleon As New Character

Pokemon Fighting Game Gains Empoleon As New Character

After ample speculation, The Pokemon Company confirms that the next fighter joining the Pokken Tournament roster will be none other than the fully evolved form of Piplup, Empoleon. Despite arriving...

By Riley Little on 24 May 2018
Shigeru Miyamoto's Favorite Movie of 2015 Was Star Wars

Shigeru Miyamoto's Favorite Movie of 2015 Was Star Wars

Shigeru Miyamoto, famed creator of some of Nintendo’s greatest game franchises, says his favorite movie of last year was the newest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. Shigeru Miyamoto is talking a...

By Weston Albert on 24 May 2018
Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

In an E3 2016 interview with Game Informer, Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen name Star Fox Zero and Pikmin 3 as two underrated Wii U exclusive titles. At less than 13 million units sold to date, it...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 May 2018
Star Fox Zero Review

Star Fox Zero Review

Star Fox Zero reunites gamers with its beloved cast of characters, and although it’s not always a smooth flight, there’s a lot to love about this new take on a familiar formula. It’s hard to belie...

By Riley Little on 24 May 2018
Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo says the company tried to create an Arwing amiibo that would have launched with Star Fox Zero, but despite numerous tries they weren’t able to complete it. The original concept for an Arwi...

By Weston Albert on 24 May 2018
Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Nintendo announces a new Star Fox game called Star Fox Guard, which also will be bundled with the upcoming Wii U game Star Fox Zero when it is released this April. During the latest Nintendo Direct...

By Weston Albert on 24 May 2018
Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament is the arcade fighting game the Pokemon franchise has always needed, and it’s already gained a following since its release as an arcade game in 2015, with a subsequent release on...

By Mark Knapp on 24 May 2018
Best-Selling Games of March 2016 Revealed

Best-Selling Games of March 2016 Revealed

Amongst the hype of this month’s new releases, it’s time to take a look back at March 2016 as the top 10 best-selling titles of last month are revealed. The first quarter of 2016 is up already and...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 24 May 2018
PS4 Retakes Top Spot in Hardware Sales

PS4 Retakes Top Spot in Hardware Sales

After taking the lead in hardware sales for the months of November and December, two of the most lucrative months out of the whole year, Microsoft’s Xbox One has fallen back down to second place...

By Anthony Taormina on 24 May 2018
Nintendo Reveals Game Deals for Black Friday

Nintendo Reveals Game Deals for Black Friday

Nintendo announces a wide variety of video game deals for Wii U and 3DS, with big discounts up for grabs for titles such as Super Mario Maker, Splatoon, and Minecraft: Wii U Edition. The holiday se...

By Rob Gordon on 24 May 2018
Pokken Tournament: Croagunk Joins The Roster

Pokken Tournament: Croagunk Joins The Roster

After ample speculation, the latest fighter joining the roster of Pokken Tournament has been revealed, and it’s – rather surprisingly – the toxic frog Pokemon, Croagunk. Following the reveal of Sci...

By Riley Little on 24 May 2018
Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Nintendo Switch and 3DS Holiday Cyber Sale Starts

Black Friday is arriving early for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS platforms. Today Nintendo launched a holiday “Cyber Deals” promotion that will last through December 11th, offering discounts...

By Rory Young on 24 May 2018
Pokken Tournament Set to Get Brand New Character

Pokken Tournament Set to Get Brand New Character

Nintendo confirms plans to announce a brand new entrant to Pokken Tournament later this month, kickstarting speculation amongst fans about which Pokemon it could be. There’s little question that Po...

By Riley Little on 24 May 2018
Pokken Tournament Sees Scizor Join The Roster

Pokken Tournament Sees Scizor Join The Roster

The Pokemon Company reveals Scizor as the next playable character joining the roster of the popular Pokemon fighting game Pokken Tournament – although it’s an arcade exclusive. Fighting game fans h...

By Riley Little on 24 May 2018
Top Selling Games of August 2015

Top Selling Games of August 2015

While some people complain about the Madden franchise and often claim each new entry is a mere “roster update”, there’s a reason why EA releases a new game in the series each and every year. That...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 May 2018
7 Wii U Games that Need NX Ports

7 Wii U Games that Need NX Ports

As excited as gamers are for the NX’s predicted 2016 launch, there are several games that should not be left behind on the Wii U without a port to the new system. With Nintendo’s next console on th...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 24 May 2018
No Nintendo FIFA 16 Release

No Nintendo FIFA 16 Release

With the upcoming FIFA 16, EA Sports will look to build upon the improvements made with recent games in the franchise. FIFA 15 offered up a polished soccer sim, with the title including a wealth...

By Rob Gordon on 23 May 2018
Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Shovel Knight on PC Adds Battletoads

Yacht Club Games continues to support the smash hit platformer Shovel Knight with expansions and free content updates. The PC version of Shovel Knight recently received such an update, making the p...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 May 2018
Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Shovel Knight Dev Talks Switch, Yooka-Laylee, and More

Selling over 1.5 million units and earning widespread critical acclaim, Shovel Knight is one of the most successful indie games of the last few years. Since its launch in 2014, the Shovel Knight ex...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 May 2018
Shovel Knight Joining Super Smash Bros?

Shovel Knight Joining Super Smash Bros?

As one of the most popular fighting games on the market, the Super Smash Bros. franchise has managed to gather an immense following thanks to its expansive roster of crossover characters and Nintend...

By Riley Little on 23 May 2018
Shovel Knight Amiibo Revealed

Shovel Knight Amiibo Revealed

All week long, rumors have been flying about the beloved platformer from Yacht Club Games, Shovel Knight. First it was being said that the Shovel Knight character was being added to Super Smash Bros...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 May 2018
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Free PlayStation DLC

LEGO Marvel's Avengers Free PlayStation DLC

Traveller’s Tales reveals that the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of LEGO Marvel’s Avengers will enjoy two free DLC packs based on Marvel films. LEGO fans have been waiting a long time fo...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 May 2018
LEGO Avengers & LEGO Jurassic World Coming

LEGO Avengers & LEGO Jurassic World Coming

Although Traveller’s Tales’ LEGO games are annual staples that sometimes release two, or even three, at a time, so far the 2015 slate has been mostly a mystery. Given what we know about WB and TT...

By Anthony Taormina on 22 May 2018
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Shown At Game Awards

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Shown At Game Awards

Developer Yacht Club Games premieres the first trailer for Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment at The Game Awards, revealing it to be a prequel to the original game. Yesterday, Yacht Club Games took...

By Curt Hutson on 22 May 2018
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Delayed to January 2016

LEGO Marvel's Avengers Delayed to January 2016

For the past several years, there has been a near-constant stream of LEGO games released by TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. With the series’ biggest project set to launch in...

By Brad Jones on 22 May 2018
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on 22 May 2018
Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash is the best looking installment in the series, offering the most immersive world to-date. Still, its battle system suffers in a misguided bid to innovate. One of the bes...

By Riley Little on 22 May 2018
Paper Mario: Color Splash Revealed for Wii U

Paper Mario: Color Splash Revealed for Wii U

Nintendo reveals a brand new Paper Mario title, with the paint and color-themed Paper Mario: Color Splash expected to be released for Wii U this year. The Paper Mario series has become one of the m...

By Rob Gordon on 22 May 2018
5 Franchises We Want to See in LEGO Dimensions

5 Franchises We Want to See in LEGO Dimensions

When LEGO Dimensions initially leaked, gamers couldn’t have guessed just how many franchises would be appearing in the toys-to-life game. As it turns out, beloved properties across a number of me...

By Riley Little on 22 May 2018
Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIot0Otq7MA During today’s Wii U event in New York City, gamers learned that the console will arrive in North America on November 18th, and more importantly that it’ll...

By Riley Little on 22 May 2018
‘Bayonetta 2’ Would Not Exist Without Nintendo

‘Bayonetta 2’ Would Not Exist Without Nintendo

Gamers have been reassured that there’s plenty of exclusive content in the works for Wii U that will be arriving after the console’s initial launch window, and one of the biggest platform exclusi...

By Riley Little on 22 May 2018
Bayonetta 2 (E3 2014)

Bayonetta 2 (E3 2014)

When Bayonetta was released for PS3 and Xbox 360 way back in 2009, the original IP’s brand of stylish and outrageous play, all helmed by a badass witch who could use her hair both as a clothing opti...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 May 2018
Nintendo Hosting Smash Bros. Tournament at Comic-Con

Nintendo Hosting Smash Bros. Tournament at Comic-Con

Once every year a gaggle of gamers, movie fans, comic aficionados, and major stars descend up San Diego, California to attend an event that’s beloved by many. That’s right, I’m talking about Comi...

By Riley Little on 22 May 2018
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

If you can’t get enough of Marvel characters in the comic books and movies alone, then a new deliverance is on the way in the form of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, the new LEGO adventure featuring many,...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 22 May 2018
15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

While the time of year has come to look back at our Top 10 Games of 2012, it’s also an occasion to take a collective breath, and start to look at what the next year will hold. Starting wit...

By Andrew Dyce on 22 May 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets Help From Xenoblade Devs

Series creator Shigeru Miyamoto sheds some light on just how big the development team is on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and who else is involved. Nintendo turned a lot of heads when th...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 May 2018
LEGO Dimensions Launch Trailer

LEGO Dimensions Launch Trailer

When the Skylanders series debuted, game companies collectively face palmed and bemoaned not thinking of the idea first. Requiring players to purchase physical toys to unlock content in-game, the s...

By Evan Hopkins on 21 May 2018
Xenoblade Chronicles X Release Date

Xenoblade Chronicles X Release Date

It’s only been a month or two since New 3DS owners got their hands on Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, the mobile port of the popular Wii RPG, but they’re going to have to play quickly. The game’s spiritual...

By Christopher Gates on 21 May 2018
Toys-to-Life Games Are More Than A Trend

Toys-to-Life Games Are More Than A Trend

After two years of shaking my head at the toys-to-life genre and calling it a fad, Disney Infinity 3.0 and Lego Dimensions have finally converted me to the dark side. From the 1989’s Nintendo Power...

By Denny Connolly on 21 May 2018
Doctor Who Lego Dimensions Trailer

Doctor Who Lego Dimensions Trailer

Many gamers have enjoyed LEGOs, either as a physical toy or video game, at some point in their lives. While LEGO video games have always highlighted zany and comical gameplay, the ‘toys to life’ gam...

By Sarah Fields on 21 May 2018
LEGO Dimensions Allows Players to Build Vehicles 3 Different Ways

LEGO Dimensions Allows Players to Build Vehicles 3 Different Ways

The toys-to-life genre of games has become quite crowded in recent years, with the likes of Disney Infinity and Nintendo’s amiibo coming onto the scene. That doesn’t seem to have deterred Warner Bro...

By Riley Little on 21 May 2018
Lego Dimensions to Add Sonic the Hedgehog in November

Lego Dimensions to Add Sonic the Hedgehog in November

Lego Dimensions is receiving several new franchise packs in November, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Fantastic Beasts, Gremlins, Adventure Time and more. Wave 6 of Lego Dimensions is quickly approa...

By Rory Young on 21 May 2018
Lego Dimensions Adds Portal, Doctor Who, Jurassic World

Lego Dimensions Adds Portal, Doctor Who, Jurassic World

As the realm of interactive toy-based games continues to grow, there is bound to be an entry that eventually clicks with a wider audience. Skylanders won over the young gamer market, the Nintendo...

By Denny Connolly on 21 May 2018
No ‘Crysis 3’ on Wii U Highlights Bigger Long-Term Problems For Nintendo

No ‘Crysis 3’ on Wii U Highlights Bigger Long-Term Problems For Nintendo

Nearly a year ago, Crytek’s Director of Creative Development Rasmus Hoejengaard claimed that it’s a Months later, official word from Crytek was that a Wii U version of Crysis 3 was still a p...

By Rob Keyes on 21 May 2018
News Wrap Up: Xbox One Covers, Ubisoft MMO, GT6, Minecraft & More!

News Wrap Up: Xbox One Covers, Ubisoft MMO, GT6, Minecraft & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun news bits for some of our recent favorites. We’re going to look at the Xbox One covers of Quant...

By Rob Keyes on 21 May 2018
Xenoblade Chronicles X Interview

Xenoblade Chronicles X Interview

We sat down to chat with Nintendo Treehouse’s Demetrius Boggs about Xenoblade Chronicles X, Super Smash Bros., and Nintendo’s decision to localize this game. As many gamers are well aware, Nintendo...

By Riley Little on 21 May 2018
Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

Nintendo’s latest Wii U blockbuster, Xenoblade Chronicles X, is massive, beautiful, and well worth checking out for anyone that currently owns the console. After a massive petition kickstarted Xeno...

By Riley Little on 21 May 2018
Rumor: Xenoblade Chronicles Censored for West

Rumor: Xenoblade Chronicles Censored for West

Pictures from preview builds of the Wii U’s Xenoblade Chronicles X show that Nintendo may be censoring certain outfits for 13-year old female protagonist Lin Lee. Censorship of Japanese video games...

By Rory Young on 21 May 2018
Xenoblade Chronicles X Review Roundup

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review Roundup

The reviews for the Wii U’s big holiday exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles X are in, pointing to a gorgeous adventure that unfortunately falls just short of its predecessor. With Star Fox Zero delayed...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 May 2018
Skylanders Trap Team (The Discovery)

Skylanders Trap Team (The Discovery)

It was only a matter of time until Activision announced the next installment in its all too popular Skylanders series, but the company has finally unveiled its latest plans for its multi-billion dol...

By Riley Little on 21 May 2018
Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Game Ranter Banter: Final Fantasy, Smash Bros. and More

Five writers give their take on Super Smash Bros. DLC, WWE 2K16’s lack of female wrestlers, Square Enix’s Western appeal, betas, and TellTale’s sporadic release schedule. Welcome to the Game Rante...

By Riley Little on 21 May 2018
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Coming to Switch

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Coming to Switch

With the Nintendo Switch outpacing the Wii U’s sales, it’s clear that many gamers skipped Nintendo’s last generation console entirely. That means they missed out on some truly spectacular games, in...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 May 2018
LEGO Batman 3 Adds Batman '66

LEGO Batman 3 Adds Batman '66

While DC Comics fans all have their favorite iterations of Batman throughout the ages, there exist a few beloved versions that will always hold a special place in fans’ hearts. For example, Adam West...

By Anthony Taormina on 19 May 2018
Best Local Multiplayer Games on Current Gen Systems

Best Local Multiplayer Games on Current Gen Systems

While local multiplayer may not be as prevalent as it once was, there’s still plenty of great local multiplayer games available on PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U. The last generation of gaming saw an unf...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 May 2018
LEGO Batman 3 Screenshots

LEGO Batman 3 Screenshots

As the Beyond Gotham subtitle implies, LEGO Batman 3 will be taking players outside the bounds of the Dark Knight’s troubled city. More specifically, the game will take players on an interstellar j...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 May 2018
'LEGO Batman 3 (Brainiac)

'LEGO Batman 3 (Brainiac)

Continuing in their critical and commercially successful LEGO video game franchise, Traveller’s Tales will be releasing the third entry in the LEGO Batman series, dubbed LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham...

By Ashwin Sridhar on 18 May 2018
LEGO Batman 3 Gets Batman Beyond DLC

LEGO Batman 3 Gets Batman Beyond DLC

The upcoming LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham looks set to expand upon previous games in the series by broadening its horizons considerably. This comes in the form of an adventure that takes the Bat...

By Brad Jones on 18 May 2018
LEGO Batman 3 Adds Kevin Smith

LEGO Batman 3 Adds Kevin Smith

With a cast that includes such obscure characters as Bat Cow and Krypto the Super Dog, LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is already looking like a DC fans’ dream. However, publisher Warner Bros. and d...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 May 2018
LEGO Batman 3 (Character & Design)

LEGO Batman 3 (Character & Design)

Although the LEGO games are oftentimes overlooked because of their annual release schedule, those who do regularly turn out for TT Games‘ titles know that each packs a ton of content. Most overtly,...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 May 2018
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Comic books have been a means of escapism and awe-inducing wonder for years, and their popularity has reached an all-time high thanks largely to the popular film adaptations of these iconic caped cr...

By Riley Little on 18 May 2018
Season Passes Announced for ‘Sunset Overdrive’, ‘LEGO Batman 3’

Season Passes Announced for ‘Sunset Overdrive’, ‘LEGO Batman 3’

Season Passes are certainly taking over the gaming industry, with nearly every major release announced to have its own variation. Today, new passes were announced for both Sunset Overdrive and LE...

By Sage Hyden on 18 May 2018
Reggie Responds To Metroid Prime Federation Force Negativity

Reggie Responds To Metroid Prime Federation Force Negativity

Nintendo entered E3 this year having released a number of high profile games for its struggling Wii U console over the past 12 months. After big releases like Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros, and a su...

By Derek Nichols on 17 May 2018
Nintendo Switch Beats Wii U’s Lifetime Sales in Japan

Nintendo Switch Beats Wii U’s Lifetime Sales in Japan

It’s no major secret that the Nintendo Switch was one of the most highly coveted items during the 2017 holiday season, with analyst Daniel Ives of the market research firm GBH Insights having posit...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2018
‘Madden NFL 13’ Wii U Tech & Features Are Inferior to PS3/Xbox 360 Versions

‘Madden NFL 13’ Wii U Tech & Features Are Inferior to PS3/Xbox 360 Versions

When Electronic Arts announced shortly after E3 2012 that it had EA Sports officially took the wraps off its Wii U lineup and, as expected, Madden NFL 13 was announced, alongside the other pillar...

By Jeff Schille on 16 May 2018
Did Disney Infinity Reveal a Force Awakens Secret?

Did Disney Infinity Reveal a Force Awakens Secret?

A gameplay clip from Disney Infinity 3.0 possibly reveals a spoiler regarding the origins and backstory of the character Rey from J.J. Abrams’ film The Force Awakens. WARNING! SPOILERS FROM STAR WA...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 May 2018
Nintendo's Amiibo Need Their Own Skylanders-Like Game

Nintendo's Amiibo Need Their Own Skylanders-Like Game

One editor gives his take on Nintendo’s amiibo figurines and how they are currently being under-utilized by the company, suggesting they find a better purpose. Let me preface this whole thing by sa...

By Riley Little on 10 May 2018
Franchise Pacing is Stupidly Important in Gaming

Franchise Pacing is Stupidly Important in Gaming

As gamers are bombarded with existing franchise installments year after year, one author reflects on how important it is for companies to pace their annual releases. Anytime I think about the gamin...

By Riley Little on 10 May 2018
10 Great Disney Infinity Figures That Will Never Exist

10 Great Disney Infinity Figures That Will Never Exist

With news breaking that Disney Infinity will be no more, we take a look at the ten greatest possible figurines that will never come to be within the franchise. The closure of Avalanche Software and...

By Riley Little on 10 May 2018
Disney Infinity Begins Closing Down

Disney Infinity Begins Closing Down

Disney Infinity details the beginning of the end of online functionality for the toys-to-life franchise, and reveals that many gamers won’t even be able to play offline. After years of success, fa...

By Sarah Fields on 10 May 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1 Details

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 1 Details

Nintendo has announced what will be included with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s DLC Pack 1. DLC Pack 1 is the first of two pieces of DLC included in Breath of the Wild‘s Season Pass, wi...

By Rory Young on 10 May 2018
5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

5 Games Like Zelda To Tide You Over Until Breath of the Wild

The wait for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be a tough one, but fans can try out these five Zelda-like experiences to tide them over until the game’s release. When it comes to The Leg...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 May 2018
007 Legends

007 Legends

Activision has revealed the fifth and final James Bond film that will ship on-disc as part of October’s 007 Legends. Joining Die Another Day, Moonraker, Licence to Kill and On Her Majesty’s Secret S...

By Jeff Schille on 30 April 2018
‘007 Legends’ Dev Eurocom Hit by Significant Layoffs; Refocusing on Mobile Games

‘007 Legends’ Dev Eurocom Hit by Significant Layoffs; Refocusing on Mobile Games

While the James Bond franchise made a triumphant return to the big screen this Fall, the same can’t be said for its video-game appendage. Following a run of several ill-fated ventures to revive 0...

By Brian Sipple on 30 April 2018
‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ Vehicles Referenced in ‘Max Payne 3’ Files?

‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ Vehicles Referenced in ‘Max Payne 3’ Files?

Curiosity may have had a bad rap for killing cats, but today it’s been feeding the internet some juicy details about Rockstar Games‘ upcoming title, Grand Theft Auto V. Already touted as being a...

By Kyle Matthews on 28 April 2018
Darksiders 2, Prototype 2, Brave, Ghost Recon, Transformers, MW3, Max Payne 3 & More!

Darksiders 2, Prototype 2, Brave, Ghost Recon, Transformers, MW3, Max Payne 3 & More!

What does bullet time, curly red hair, future soldiers, and death have in common? They are all a part of the video game trailer roundup of course! A lot of upcoming releases can be found in this...

By Tyler Schirado on 28 April 2018
Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Following an exciting N7 Day that saw the release of a new Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer, Game Rant looks back at the most memorable moments in Mass Effect history. With the Mass Effect trilogy, B...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 April 2018
Breath of the Wild DLC Adds More Timeline Confusion

Breath of the Wild DLC Adds More Timeline Confusion

The latest DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has reinvigorated the conversation regarding the game’s placement in the franchise’s timeline. Items included in the DLC point to The Lege...

By Rory Young on 21 March 2018
Zelda: BotW – How to Access the Master Trials DLC

Zelda: BotW – How to Access the Master Trials DLC

For those players who have managed to comb through all of the content that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has to offer, there’s now a new excuse to fire up the game once again because the...

By Alexander Pan on 21 March 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Beaten in Under an Hour

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Beaten in Under an Hour

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s Master Trials DLC was only made available less than a couple of weeks ago, speedrunners have already begun to blaze through the content in order t...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 March 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds GTA's CJ

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Mod Adds GTA's CJ

Since its release earlier this year, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has not only captured the imagination of gamers from practically all walks of life, but also it has inspired some folks...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 March 2018
Man Attacked With Master Sword from Legend of Zelda

Man Attacked With Master Sword from Legend of Zelda

Weapon prop replicas have become popular collector items over the years, including bladed weapons from a variety of games and shows. One such collectible has allegedly now been used in an assault,...

By Sarah Fields on 20 March 2018
How Many Wii U Games Will Be Ported to Nintendo Switch?

How Many Wii U Games Will Be Ported to Nintendo Switch?

This week, Nintendo announced another game that was going to be ported to the fledgling Nintendo Switch console from a previous device. Although many had been hoping that the game in question would...

By Rob Gordon on 20 March 2018
Pokken Tournament Needs Some Changes To Be Competitive

Pokken Tournament Needs Some Changes To Be Competitive

Pokken Tournament is no doubt a fun experience but, in this author’s opinion, Nintendo must make some changes to get the game ready for competitive play. Last Friday saw the release of Pokken Tour...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 March 2018
Darkrai Joins Pokken Tournament Roster

Darkrai Joins Pokken Tournament Roster

The Pokemon Company and Bandai Namco confirm that the Japanese arcade version of the popular Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, will be receiving the Mythical Darkrai. The Pokemon franchise...

By Riley Little on 20 March 2018
Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Legend of Zelda Fan Creates Incredible Mipha Cosplay

Gaming cosplay has become an inextricable part of convention culture, with a number of talented makeup and costume design artists applying their gifts to the burgeoning art form. We’ve seen some in...

By Cody Gravelle on 09 March 2018
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark

For a game to market itself as a movie tie-in is, in most circumstances, an admittance of mediocrity. Sometimes though, the line isn’t quite so black and white. As of late, the Transformers series h...

By Ryan Blanchard on 27 February 2018
'Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark' to Merge Films & Games

'Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark' to Merge Films & Games

Following a highly anticipated teaser trailer during the 2014 Super Bowl, we’re finally receiving concrete details on Transformers: Age of Extinction – Michael Bay’s fourth Transformers series fi...

By Ben Kendrick on 27 February 2018
'Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark' Release Date & Images

'Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark' Release Date & Images

Movie tie-in video games rarely make a splash as must-buy titles for hardcore players. Instead, the games are often marketed to the broadest audience possible for an easy cash grab – one that req...

By Ben Kendrick on 27 February 2018
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark (Grimlock Trailer)

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark (Grimlock Trailer)

Games based on movies often end up as disappointments. The rushed development time and need to remain grounded in a linear narrative leads plenty of titles to come out lacklustre, but Transformers:...

By Rob Gordon on 27 February 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

With the 21st Annual DICE Awards taking place last night in Las Vegas, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins big with four awards including Game of the Year.

By Derek Nichols on 25 February 2018
Top 10 Co-op Games of 2012

Top 10 Co-op Games of 2012

Throughout the years of the current console generation, we’ve seen more and more publishers feel the need to add in multiplayer features into games that weren’t originally designed with that in...

By Rob Keyes on 25 February 2018
Pokken Tournament: Keep Local Multiplayer at 60FPS

Pokken Tournament: Keep Local Multiplayer at 60FPS

When playing Pokken Tournament local multiplayer, the frame rate drops from 60 FPS to 30 FPS. Here is a guide to keep the frame rate at its original quality. When Pokken Tournament was announced, i...

By Rob Gordon on 09 January 2018
5 Pokemon That Should Be Added to Pokken Tournament

5 Pokemon That Should Be Added to Pokken Tournament

Now that Pokken Tournament is available to the masses, we take a look at five Pokemon we’d like to see join the game’s roster as downloadable fighters. As one of the most anticipated games arriving...

By Riley Little on 08 January 2018
Legend of Zelda: BotW News Channel Will Gift Items

Legend of Zelda: BotW News Channel Will Gift Items

What many would otherwise view as a rather boring task will now be rewarded handsomely. Recently released patch notes for the version 1.31 update hitting The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild rev...

By AJ Caulfield on 31 December 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Item Selling Guide

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Item Selling Guide

Now that Zelda: Breath of the Wild has added a DLC-pack worth of content, it doesn’t take long to fill your inventory with a wide variety of foods, critters, monster parts, and minerals when explor...

By Denny Connolly on 30 December 2017
Breath of the Wild Producer Says Sequel is a Ways Off

Breath of the Wild Producer Says Sequel is a Ways Off

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been nothing short of a critical and commercial success since its release back in March, managing to garner a record number of perfect reviews and enviab...

By Alexander Pan on 08 December 2017
Breath of the Wild Wind Waker Shirt DLC Confirmed

Breath of the Wild Wind Waker Shirt DLC Confirmed

Players of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have recently received the first round of the game’s DLC in the form of The Master Trials, but the community took no time in beating the DLC pack....

By Rob Gordon on 07 December 2017
Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Ubisoft Reveals Deals on Nintendo Switch Games

Since its the first year the console has been available, there haven’t been many Nintendo Switch deals for the holiday shopping season. However, Ubisoft has stepped forward to give fans discounts o...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 2017
Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Surpass Wii U by Next Year

The Nintendo Switch has already proven that it will be the console that catalyzes a Nintendo resurgence in the video game industry—now, analysts and competitors are waiting to see just what that me...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 November 2017
Lego Marvel Super Heroes (Stan Lee Trailer)

Lego Marvel Super Heroes (Stan Lee Trailer)

  Longtime fans of The Generalissimo shouldn’t have been surprised to hear back in July that Stan Lee is slated to make a cameo in the upcoming LEGO Marvel Super Heroes game. Announced in January...

By Reuben Glaser on 12 October 2017
Warner Bros. Announces ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes’; Releasing This Fall

Warner Bros. Announces ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes’; Releasing This Fall

LEGO and Traveller’s Tales have today announced the next big property they are preparing to get the video game treatment, and it just might be the most exciting one yet. While franchises like DC Comic...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 October 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Hides Secret Area

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Hides Secret Area

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been infused with a breath of fresh air thanks to its Master Trials DLC, an expansion that adds some significant content to the game while also providing...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 October 2017
Breath of the Wild's Trial of the Sword Beat in 1 Hour

Breath of the Wild's Trial of the Sword Beat in 1 Hour

Now that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finally has some new content, the speedrunning community has begun to migrate back to one of Nintendo’s finest games. It only took players five hour...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 October 2017
Kratos in 'Shovel Knight'

Kratos in 'Shovel Knight'

For players who easily succumb to nostalgia, Shovel Knight was the best game of 2014. As a love letter to the long-lost days of 8-bit gaming, Yacht Club Games’ masterpiece revived the exacting pl...

By Christopher Gates on 29 September 2017
Shovel Knight Xbox One Retail Version Cancelled

Shovel Knight Xbox One Retail Version Cancelled

Yacht Club Games announces that the Xbox One retail version of Shovel Knight has been cancelled, while the other retail versions have been delayed and raised in price. Unfortunately for fans of Yac...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 September 2017
Zelda: BotW's New DLC Has Already Been Beaten

Zelda: BotW's New DLC Has Already Been Beaten

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gave gamers dozens of hours of gameplay, exploration, plot, quests, and side-quests. The first The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC offers a new chall...

By Mark Knapp on 27 September 2017
Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament is the first Pokemon-focused fighting game ever released, but the final product feels more like a barebones offering rather than a fleshed out product. Gamers have wanted a dedic...

By Riley Little on 17 September 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find Majora's Mask

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find Majora's Mask

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is full of endless hours of gameplay to keep players entertained months after the game’s launch, but that hasn’t stopped Nintendo from releasing some substantial...

By Denny Connolly on 16 September 2017
Mad Hatter Joins 'Batman: Arkham Origins'

Mad Hatter Joins 'Batman: Arkham Origins'

Down the rabbit hole we go. The third installment of the Arkham franchise will feature a very different Batman than many are used to. He’s a little younger, a little more inexperienced, but just...

By Curt Hutson on 05 September 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Features Midna's Helmet

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Features Midna's Helmet

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild offered up a huge world chock full of features, Nintendo is planning to expand the game through the release of downloadable content. The first of th...

By Rob Gordon on 16 August 2017
Zelda: BotW Hard Mode Will Feature New Save Slots

Zelda: BotW Hard Mode Will Feature New Save Slots

Brave adventurers looking to take on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s new Hard Mode will be pleased to know they won’t have to sacrifice their current save data to do so. At E3 2017, Nin...

By Curt Hutson on 09 August 2017
Zelda Player Finally Opens Impossible Underwater Chest

Zelda Player Finally Opens Impossible Underwater Chest

Although Nintendo has packed the world of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with plenty of secrets and mystery, some items have become a source of unintentional obsession for players. One che...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 August 2017
Mighty No. 9 Boxed Copies Finally Arriving With a Catch

Mighty No. 9 Boxed Copies Finally Arriving With a Catch

When Mighty No. 9 was finally released after a long and difficult development cycle, the game was a huge disappoint to those who had...

By Rob Gordon on 28 July 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Getting New Champions Amiibo

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Getting New Champions Amiibo

During Nintendo’s E3 2017 press conference, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer Eiji Aonuma announced that the action-ad...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 July 2017
Super Mario Update Headed To Minecraft: Wii U

Super Mario Update Headed To Minecraft: Wii U

Next week, the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is coming to the digital version of Minecraft: Wii U Edition and the best part is that it is...

By Curt Hutson on 25 July 2017
Mario Kart & Splatoon to Get New Content on Switch?

Mario Kart & Splatoon to Get New Content on Switch?

With Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon apparently appearing in the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer, there’s evidence the Wii U games will have...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 July 2017
Zelda Director Claims Open World May Be Series Standard

Zelda Director Claims Open World May Be Series Standard

The open-world design of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild left many concerned when the game was first announced, but those fea...

By Riley Little on 12 July 2017
This is Why Ganon Doesn't Speak in Breath of the Wild

This is Why Ganon Doesn't Speak in Breath of the Wild

As the first-ever Zelda title to feature voice acting, Breath of the Wild opted to leave the series’ protagonist, Link, without any l...

By Riley Little on 12 July 2017
Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Nintendo issues a statement in Japan confirming that there currently aren’t any plans to release downloadable content for its upcomin...

By Riley Little on 10 July 2017
Interview: Zelda Director Talks Speed Runs and Future

Interview: Zelda Director Talks Speed Runs and Future

As a frontrunner for the best game of 2017, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild managed to turn heads upon its initial release. T...

By Riley Little on 10 July 2017
Splatoon Gets a New Line of Amiibo Figures

Splatoon Gets a New Line of Amiibo Figures

Nintendo announces a new line of amiibo figures for its popular Wii U title Splatoon, confirming that the Squid Sisters will be recei...

By Riley Little on 04 July 2017
Zelda: BotW Player Creates Fireworks Display In Game

Zelda: BotW Player Creates Fireworks Display In Game

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild players have turned out to be some of the most creative gamers out there. Although the Nintendo g...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
Breath of the Wild Mod Spawns Characters and Items Anywhere

Breath of the Wild Mod Spawns Characters and Items Anywhere

The fact that Nintendo is particularly strict when it comes to tampering with its games makes it pretty hard to experiment with cheat...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
Zelda: BotW Master Sword Bug Sends it to Korok Forest

Zelda: BotW Master Sword Bug Sends it to Korok Forest

A newly discovered glitch in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild allows players to ‘drop’ the Master Sword. This is just the late...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 July 2017
Bayonetta 2 & The Wonderful 101

Bayonetta 2 & The Wonderful 101

It hasn’t been a great week thus far for Wii U owners. With two third-party exclusives on the Wii U jumping ship, there may be concern that Nintendo’s newest console could lose even more exclusives...

By Riley Little on 30 June 2017
Breath of the Wild Director Explains Timeline Placement

Breath of the Wild Director Explains Timeline Placement

There’s little question that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been a huge success for Nintendo. Indeed, that much is evide...

By Riley Little on 26 June 2017
Zelda Fans Can Buy Breath of the Wild Shield

Zelda Fans Can Buy Breath of the Wild Shield

The Legend of Zelda is a series that has always managed to make a major dent in pop culture, even when it comes to recognizable logos...

By Rob Gordon on 26 June 2017
Pokkén Tournament Supports Every Amiibo

Pokkén Tournament Supports Every Amiibo

The Pokémon Company’s and Bandai Namco’s forthcoming fighting game, Pokkén Tournament, provides support for every amiibo that’s curre...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 June 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amazing Double Lynel Kill

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amazing Double Lynel Kill

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an incredible achievement for Nintendo – it’s one of the best games of 2017, and the longe...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 June 2017
Zelda Update 1.2 Adds 9 Audio Languages

Zelda Update 1.2 Adds 9 Audio Languages

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been out for nearly two months at this point, and the game is still receiving updates on...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 June 2017
Just Dance 2018 Release Date Confirmed for October

Just Dance 2018 Release Date Confirmed for October

One franchise that fans can always expect to see at Ubisoft’s E3 press conference every year is Just Dance, and the company’s E3 2017...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 June 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild DLC Details Revealed at E3 2017

Zelda Breath of the Wild DLC Details Revealed at E3 2017

Nintendo brought out the big guns during its Spotlight presentation at E3 2017, hitting live attendees and watchers at home with a bu...

By AJ Caulfield on 15 June 2017
Pokken Tournament Lands Release Date

Pokken Tournament Lands Release Date

Nintendo allows gamers to catch a glimpse at the release date for the much anticipated Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, whic...

By Riley Little on 09 June 2017
Chandelure is Latest Pokemon to Join Pokken Tournament

Chandelure is Latest Pokemon to Join Pokken Tournament

After plenty of teasing and fan speculation, Nintendo reveals that Chandelure is the latest surprising addition to the Pokemon fighti...

By Riley Little on 04 June 2017
Rumor: Nintendo Porting 4 Major Wii U Games to NX

Rumor: Nintendo Porting 4 Major Wii U Games to NX

A recent report from well-known Nintendo whistleblower Emily Rogers states that four of the biggest exclusives for Wii U are being po...

By Riley Little on 03 June 2017
Legend of Zelda - Every Difference Between Switch & Wii U

Legend of Zelda - Every Difference Between Switch & Wii U

Despite claims that the experience would be the ‘same,’ Nintendo reveals every difference between the Switch and Wii U versions of Th...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 June 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild: How To Use Rain To Kill Fire Enemies

Zelda Breath of the Wild: How To Use Rain To Kill Fire Enemies

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game that definitely believes there is more than one way to skin a cat… Or, in this case, sk...

By Denny Connolly on 01 June 2017
Zelda: BotW Player Flies Through the Air on a Guardian

Zelda: BotW Player Flies Through the Air on a Guardian

Without a doubt, ever since The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s release in early March, many players of the action-adventure ga...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 June 2017
Minecraft Adventure Time Mash Up Pack Releases Today

Minecraft Adventure Time Mash Up Pack Releases Today

Minecraft fans, it’s time to gear up for another big adventure. Following breadcrumb teases of a possible Minecraft crossover with th...

By AJ Caulfield on 01 June 2017
Breath of the Wild Speedrunner Beats Game in 45 Minutes

Breath of the Wild Speedrunner Beats Game in 45 Minutes

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild now has a new speedrun champion, as one player has now successfully beaten the game in just o...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 May 2017
Voice of Zelda Talks About Character's Strength in BotW

Voice of Zelda Talks About Character's Strength in BotW

As one of the most iconic characters in gaming, Princess Zelda has become a staple of the medium. Bearing in mind the recent and outs...

By Riley Little on 31 May 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get Ancient Armor

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get Ancient Armor

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has everyone talking about Link, Princess Zelda, and Ganon once again, and the game that ever...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Full Map Revealed

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Full Map Revealed

With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild set to release alongside the Nintendo Switch this week, gamers are hard at work digging...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide - All Fairy Locations

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide - All Fairy Locations

While The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a departure from series norms in many ways, it does retain quite a few elements that...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild: Does The Master Sword Break?

Zelda Breath of the Wild: Does The Master Sword Break?

One of the mechanics that makes Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild so exciting is that just about every weapon and item is breakable...

By Denny Connolly on 31 May 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild: Guardian And Stone Talus Fight

Zelda Breath of the Wild: Guardian And Stone Talus Fight

In Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it’s pretty much the world versus Link. The wildlife chase each other around a bit and Bokobl...

By Denny Connolly on 31 May 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide – How to Make A Go Kart

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide – How to Make A Go Kart

Nintendo has been riding high after the launch of the Nintendo Switch, thanks in large part to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wil...

By Derek Nichols on 31 May 2017
Breath of the Wild Players Parries Attack From Across Map

Breath of the Wild Players Parries Attack From Across Map

Although many hardcore Nintendo fans saw the end credits of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild weeks ago at this point, the communit...

By Denny Connolly on 31 May 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets a Japanese TV Trailer

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets a Japanese TV Trailer

Nintendo’s forthcoming open world role-playing game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, receives an official television trailer...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Zelda: BotW Player Takes No Damage Against Two Lynels

Zelda: BotW Player Takes No Damage Against Two Lynels

Now that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been out for about a month, it’s safe to say that plenty of players have gotten...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Fan Recreates Zelda: Breath of the Wild in 2D

Fan Recreates Zelda: Breath of the Wild in 2D

Without a doubt, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already being considered by many reviews and fans to be one of the greate...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Zelda Player Skips Temple Puzzle With Shield Jump Trick

Zelda Player Skips Temple Puzzle With Shield Jump Trick

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game that offers players enough freedom that the community will likely be coming up with new...

By Denny Connolly on 31 May 2017
New Horror Game Vaccine Channels Classic Resident Evil

New Horror Game Vaccine Channels Classic Resident Evil

Indie studio Rainy Night Creations releases a new trailer for its horror game Vaccine, which looks and plays like classic Resident Ev...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
How Zelda Helped Me Cope with the Death of My Dog

How Zelda Helped Me Cope with the Death of My Dog

For Nintendo enthusiasts and video game fans in general, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a big deal. Not only did the game...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Zelda Player Beats Hard Boss Using a Bookshelf

Zelda Player Beats Hard Boss Using a Bookshelf

When Nintendo first announced that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (then an untitled Zelda game) would be open world, many pl...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
Open-World to Be the New Zelda Standard?

Open-World to Be the New Zelda Standard?

It’s not hard to imagine that Nintendo has been content with the reaction to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild so far. The titl...

By Riley Little on 31 May 2017
Breath of the Wild Glitch Lets Players Go Underwater

Breath of the Wild Glitch Lets Players Go Underwater

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may not officially allow players to go underwater, but one player has found a way around it....

By Jasmine Henry on 31 May 2017
Beedle Returns in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Beedle Returns in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

A new screenshot from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild confirms that a beloved character from The Wind Waker is set to make an...

By Brad Jones on 31 May 2017
GameStop Exec: Zelda One of the Best Games in a Decade

GameStop Exec: Zelda One of the Best Games in a Decade

There’s no denying the sheer quality of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In fact, the game has had such a positive effect on...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Bloodstained Wii U Version Cancelled

Bloodstained Wii U Version Cancelled

In 2015, Koji Igarashi helmed a Kickstarter campaign for a spiritual successor to his Castlevania games, raising more than $5 million...

By Brad Jones on 31 May 2017
Exclusive: Voice of Zelda Talks Inspiration, Future

Exclusive: Voice of Zelda Talks Inspiration, Future

It’s no secret that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the best games of 2017, securing the most perfect scores for an...

By Riley Little on 31 May 2017
Zelda Actor Talks About Link and Zelda's Relationship

Zelda Actor Talks About Link and Zelda's Relationship

The more time gamers continue to log into The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the more apparent it is that Nintendo has tried it...

By Riley Little on 31 May 2017
Zelda: BotW Player Flies to Map's Highest Point in a Minecart

Zelda: BotW Player Flies to Map's Highest Point in a Minecart

With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild giving players the ability to fly across the action-adventure game’s sizable open world...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
GameStop: Breath of the Wild Has Increase Wii U Sales

GameStop: Breath of the Wild Has Increase Wii U Sales

There’s little doubt The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has boosted Nintendo Switch sales. It turns out The Legend of Zelda: Bre...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Rayman Legends Supports Co-Op Across Switch Consoles

Rayman Legends Supports Co-Op Across Switch Consoles

One of the game announcements from yesterday’s Nintendo Direct was Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition, an enhanced port of the award-...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
The Final Splatoon DLC Weapon Is Available Today

The Final Splatoon DLC Weapon Is Available Today

Nintendo announces that a new weapon called the Custom Hydra Splatling is arriving for Splatoon later today and is also the last gun...

By Derek Nichols on 30 May 2017
Three New Pokemon Join Pokken Tournament Roster

Three New Pokemon Join Pokken Tournament Roster

With anticipation building for the reveal of a new playable character in Pokken Tournament, Japanese gaming mag CoroCoro reveals thre...

By Riley Little on 29 May 2017
Wii U Sales Have Passed 12 Million Units Worldwide

Wii U Sales Have Passed 12 Million Units Worldwide

Nintendo reveals its Q3 financials, announcing the sales numbers for the Wii U, 3DS, amiibo figures, as well as games such as Super M...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 May 2017
Mario Kart 8 Update Changes Controversial Hand Gestures

Mario Kart 8 Update Changes Controversial Hand Gestures

Nintendo has issued an update to remove a controversial hand gesture from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The Nintendo Switch version of the gam...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 May 2017
Insane Amiibo Sales Numbers

Insane Amiibo Sales Numbers

Nintendo releases its latest financial report to shareholders, revealing the massive world-wide popularity of Amiibo, as well as Spla...

By Sarah Fields on 17 May 2017
Watch the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary Here

Watch the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Documentary Here

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has quickly become an instant classic. The game was delayed multiple times and had many fans...

By Denny Connolly on 01 May 2017
Zelda: BotW Fan Uses Trick to Skip into Secret Area

Zelda: BotW Fan Uses Trick to Skip into Secret Area

With Nintendo’s decision to make The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild an open world adventure as opposed to the more linear outing...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 April 2017
Splatoon Update Will Change Almost Everything

Splatoon Update Will Change Almost Everything

The upcoming 2.2.0 update for Nintendo’s ever popular Splatoon game includes a massive list of changes to everything from weapons and...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 April 2017
Breath of the Wild Player Beats Guardian With a Horse

Breath of the Wild Player Beats Guardian With a Horse

With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild having been out for almost a month, more and more players are starting to finish up the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 April 2017
Splatoon: Transformers Themed Splatfest

Splatoon: Transformers Themed Splatfest

Think about the savage rivalries in entertainment history. The Rebel Alliance versus the Galactic Empire. Batman versus the Joker....

By Christopher Gates on 11 April 2017
Pikmin 3 & NHL 14

Pikmin 3 & NHL 14

With Comic-Con 2013 coming to San Diego next week, it’s time to play catch-up on a few key news items from the last few weeks befor...

By Rob Keyes on 10 April 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets an Honest Trailer

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gets an Honest Trailer

While The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is generally considered to be a masterpiece by fans and critics alike–the open world ac...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 April 2017
Minecraft and Power Rangers Collide in New DLC

Minecraft and Power Rangers Collide in New DLC

Minecraft has crossed over with a medley of different franchises since it first arrived on consoles, a majority of which have been ma...

By Riley Little on 08 April 2017
Zelda Players are Using Cool Tricks to Skip Puzzles

Zelda Players are Using Cool Tricks to Skip Puzzles

As gamers progress through The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, they gain access to helpful abilities that aid them in their trav...

By Boston Blake on 06 April 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Loot Timers Gamed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Loot Timers Gamed

The restrictive 24-hour timer associated with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s amiibo loot is being gamed by enterprising pl...

By Rory Young on 01 April 2017
Breath of the Wild Trick Gives Infinite Horse Stamina

Breath of the Wild Trick Gives Infinite Horse Stamina

One Zelda fan has uncovered an unusual glitch in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that offers infinite, non-depleting stamina...

By AJ Caulfield on 31 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Dark Link Armor Set Guide

Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Dark Link Armor Set Guide

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild continues to gain notable momentum thanks to strong reviews from both players and critics. Th...

By Boston Blake on 31 March 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

Following the game’s reveal, it was obvious that Nintendo was attempting one of its most ambitious projects with The Legend of Zelda:...

By Riley Little on 26 March 2017
Zelda: BotW Speedrunner Loses Run to Game Freeze

Zelda: BotW Speedrunner Loses Run to Game Freeze

Without a doubt, there are lots of fans out there who are taking their time playing through The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild i...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has a Satoru Iwata Tribute?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild players think that they may have stumbled upon a tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iw...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 March 2017
Breath of the Wild: Get Dogs To Reveal Hidden Treasure

Breath of the Wild: Get Dogs To Reveal Hidden Treasure

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game that is full of secrets, puzzles, and hidden treasures. The highly-reviewed game does a fantastic...

By Denny Connolly on 21 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Build Tarrey Town

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Build Tarrey Town

There are plenty of towns, villages, and stables littering the map that provide players a reprieve from their adventures in The Legen...

By Curt Hutson on 21 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fan Speedruns Game in an Hour

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fan Speedruns Game in an Hour

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has only been out for less than a week at this point, one fan has already managed to...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 March 2017
Capcom Hints at Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch

Capcom Hints at Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch

Since the Nintendo Switch was first revealed, the console has offered up the unique selling point of acting as both a portable and ho...

By Rob Gordon on 21 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get a House

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get a House

There is a ton to do in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but providing a lot of content is the hallmark of any great game. It...

By Curt Hutson on 13 March 2017
Breath of the Wild Fans Translate Mysterious Language

Breath of the Wild Fans Translate Mysterious Language

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild just released a few days ago, but that hasn’t stopped players from searching for any secrets...

By Boston Blake on 08 March 2017
Breath of the Wild Player Encounters a Ridiculous Bug

Breath of the Wild Player Encounters a Ridiculous Bug

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild reviews have rated the game incredibly positively, the Nintendo RPG isn’t perfect. T...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide - How to Dye Clothes

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide - How to Dye Clothes

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a pretty big game and there’s a good chance gamers may get bored looking at Link running a...

By F. O'Sullivan on 08 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find the Cuccos

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Where to Find the Cuccos

In many Zelda games, players are tasked with rounding up lost cuccos, the franchise’s version of chickens, and returning them to thei...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Climb Faster

In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Link has a number of new abilities at his disposal. One new ability that he uses quite a...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has launched to almost unanimous critical acclaim and Nintendo fans have been spending all we...

By Denny Connolly on 05 March 2017
Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

Zelda Breath of the Wild Guide: How To Get Epona

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is set to launch alongside the Nintendo Switch and for many Nintendo fans, this will be the f...

By Boston Blake on 04 March 2017
New Zelda Game Could Have Featured Aliens, Motorcycles

New Zelda Game Could Have Featured Aliens, Motorcycles

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is being hailed as one of the greatest games in the series, while handily scooping up multipl...

By Weston Albert on 03 March 2017
Nintendo Switch Has Led to Increase in Wii U Trade-Ins

Nintendo Switch Has Led to Increase in Wii U Trade-Ins

With the Nintendo Switch releasing at the end of the week, it seems many gamers are preparing for the new console by selling their ol...

By Boston Blake on 28 February 2017
Zelda Producer Reveals His Top Three Zelda Games

Zelda Producer Reveals His Top Three Zelda Games

Known for his extensive work on The Legend of Zelda series dating back to Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild pr...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 February 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Leaks Online

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Leaks Online

The official release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is only a matter of days away, but it seems that the Wii U version of the game has already been leaked online. It’s been more...

By Brad Jones on 22 February 2017
Can Link Get Drunk in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

Can Link Get Drunk in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

The Entertainment Software Rating Board stamps The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with an E10+ rating, but the ‘Use of Alcohol’...

By AJ Caulfield on 19 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of Wild Master Edition Unboxed by Nintendo

Zelda: Breath of Wild Master Edition Unboxed by Nintendo

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer Eiji Aonuma reveals all of the contents of the Breath of the Wild Master Edition in a n...

By Denny Connolly on 19 February 2017
Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

Zelda Producer Talks Storytelling in Open World Game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer reveals he has a trick for making the game’s story fun and compelling, while not di...

By Boston Blake on 18 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Still 'In Development'

Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Still 'In Development'

Nintendo officially announces that the DLC for its forthcoming open world adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, is stil...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Functionality Revealed

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo Functionality Revealed

The functionality for several of the amiibo figures for Nintendo’s forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild surfaces onlin...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 February 2017
Season Pass Confirmed for Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Season Pass Confirmed for Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Nintendo reveals plans to offer a season pass for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which will grant access to two expansions that are set to be released in 2017. In recent months, w...

By Brad Jones on 13 February 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Dungeon Details

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Dungeon Details

Game Informer goes hands-on with a full dungeon from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and notices some key changes when compared with previous Zelda games. With The Legend of Zelda:...

By Jason Gallagher on 13 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Action, Environment Trailer

Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Action, Environment Trailer

Nintendo puts out a fresh trailer for its forthcoming role-playing game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, featuring looks at the game’s environments, action, and more. Just a couple...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 February 2017
Breath of the Wild: Link May Not Be Able to Ride Epona

Breath of the Wild: Link May Not Be Able to Ride Epona

According to a new report, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may not allow Link to ride his iconic horse Epona, and she may not even be in the game at all. Years after its announcemen...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 February 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Goes Gold

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Goes Gold

Nintendo’s forthcoming entry in its long-running role-playing game franchise, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, wraps up development and goes gold. At this point, it’s no major secre...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 February 2017
Wii U Production Ends in Japan

Wii U Production Ends in Japan

Following a decline in sales and reports from Nintendo’s Japanese site that production would soon halt, Wii U production officially ends in Japan. The history of the Wii U has been a long a...

By AJ Caulfield on 02 February 2017
Nintendo Launching Legend of Zelda Sales

Nintendo Launching Legend of Zelda Sales

Nintendo announces a round of sales on a variety of The Legend of Zelda titles for the European Nintendo eShop, with discounts available on a number of classic games from the series. With t...

By Rob Gordon on 24 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Pulled For Spoilers

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Guide Pulled For Spoilers

Nintendo allegedly pulls the official The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild strategy guide from Amazon for containing far too many secrets the company is not yet ready to reveal. Nintendo...

By Curt Hutson on 22 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has an Alternate Ending

Veteran Nintendo producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will feature an alternate ending that players will have to unlock. It is common for RPGs to have a...

By Weston Albert on 21 January 2017
Breath of the Wild to Be Last Nintendo Game for Wii U

Breath of the Wild to Be Last Nintendo Game for Wii U

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Amie confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the last game developed by Nintendo for the Wii U. There has been a lot said abo...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 January 2017
What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

What's the Difference Between Zelda On Switch & Wii U?

Nintendo confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will have a higher resolution and faster load times on the Switch console when compared to its Wii U counterpart. In the fallo...

By Riley Little on 18 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

Nintendo Switch Will Outperform Wii U, Says Fils-Aime

The president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, explains in an interview why the Switch will outperform the Wii U. As many Nintendo fans are well aware,...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2017
Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

Breath of the Wild’s Backstory Translated By Fans

The Legend of Zelda fans band together to translate the fictional Hylian language from the map bundled in Breath of the Wild‘s Special Edition to decipher the game’s backstory. Remember wh...

By Weston Albert on 15 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wii U Version Requires 3GB

Nintendo officially confirms that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s Wii U version requires fans to download 3 gigabytes of data in order to play the game. Not too long ago, Nintendo...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Zelda: Breath of the Wild March 2017 Release Leaked

Ahead of tonight’s Nintendo Switch event, box art leaked from the GAME retail store suggests that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is launching in March 2017 after all. As the releas...

By Denny Connolly on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Nintendo Switch Will Outsell the Wii U, Say Developers

Games developers express confidence that the Nintendo Switch will outsell the Wii U, though some are uncertain that the console’s portable tablet will be a hit with gamers. Since its releas...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Comes to Wii U on March 3 Too

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Comes to Wii U on March 3 Too

Nintendo of America assures fans that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild not only comes to Switch on March 3, but also to Wii U on the same date. As many fans of The Legend of Zelda: B...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Uses About Half of Switch Memory

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Uses About Half of Switch Memory

Nintendo officially reveals the file size for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the game takes up almost half of the Switch’s hard drive space. Following last night’s reveal of T...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything We Know So Far

Updated 1/14/2017 Here’s everything we know so far about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the open world Zelda game for Wii U and Nintendo Switch set to release in 2017. The Legend of Zelda:...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 January 2017
Fan Recreates Super Mario Land in Super Mario Maker

Fan Recreates Super Mario Land in Super Mario Maker

A Nintendo fan uses the level creation suite in Super Mario Maker to recreate the entirety of the portly plumber’s first portable outing, Super Mario Land. Super Mario Maker was released al...

By Brad Jones on 06 January 2017
Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Breath of the Wild to Have Beedle the Merchant Return?

Nintendo’s most recent post on its The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Facebook page may hint at the return of a familiar merchant from the series. The official Facebook page for The Le...

By Curt Hutson on 05 January 2017
Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow

The Nintendo 64 classic Pokemon Snap will be available tomorrow, January 5, on the Wii U Virtual Console in North America, months after the Japanese and European releases. Pokemon Snap saw...

By AJ Caulfield on 05 January 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Releases New Concept Artwork

Nintendo officially releases two new pieces of concept artwork for its forthcoming role-playing game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Switch and Wii U. Without a doubt, The Legen...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 January 2017
10 Must-Have Gifts for the Pokemon Fan in Your Life

10 Must-Have Gifts for the Pokemon Fan in Your Life

It can be challenging to find gifts for friends and family in your life, which is why Game Rant has put together a list featuring some of the very best ideas for Pokemon fans. For those tha...

By Riley Little on 29 December 2016
Mario Kart 64 Releases for Wii U on Thursday

Mario Kart 64 Releases for Wii U on Thursday

Nintendo finally brings Mario Kart 64 to the Wii U Virtual Console in North America, but does the timing have anything to do with the upcoming Switch event in January? With 2017 just around...

By Jason Gallagher on 29 December 2016
Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

Rumor: Zelda for Nintendo Switch to Launch In March?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is reportedly scheduled for a March 2017 release in North America and Japan, and will be launched alongside the Nintendo Switch. Now that the new ye...

By Alexander Pan on 22 December 2016
Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

Pokemon Sun and Moon Character Modded Into Smash Bros

One gamer mods a fan-favorite character from Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon into the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., while teasing work on some additional villains for inclusion. It’s alw...

By Riley Little on 21 December 2016
Last Minute PS4 Slim, Xbox One S for Holidays

Last Minute PS4 Slim, Xbox One S for Holidays

Last minute holiday shopper? Have no fear, you can still reap some holiday savings thanks to aggressive Christmas deals from retailers on both the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and even the Wii...

By Dealzon on 20 December 2016
NES Classic is Selling Almost 6 Times as Fast as Wii U

NES Classic is Selling Almost 6 Times as Fast as Wii U

The NES Classic sells an impressive 196,000 units in the US in the month of November, significantly outpacing the sales of Nintendo’s eighth generation Wii U console. Nintendo once had high...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2016
The Legend of Zelda Debuts Snowboarding Gameplay

The Legend of Zelda Debuts Snowboarding Gameplay

Gamer shares a new video showing Link using his shield as a snowboard as he shreds down a snowy mountainside in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Arguably the most highly-anticipated...

By Boston Blake on 16 December 2016
Minecraft Announces Fallout-Themed DLC

Minecraft Announces Fallout-Themed DLC

Fallout-themed DLC is coming to Minecraft as the “Fallout Mash-Up Pack” gives the blocky building game a Wasteland makeover, also adding new character skins and enemies. One of the biggest...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 December 2016
Yooka-Laylee Release Date Revealed

Yooka-Laylee Release Date Revealed

Playtonic Games announces the release date for Yooka-Laylee, and confirms that the game won’t see a release on the Wii U as a result of “unforeseen technical issues.” Playtonic Games’ spiri...

By Brad Jones on 10 December 2016
The Legend of Zelda Gets Official Pocket Watches

The Legend of Zelda Gets Official Pocket Watches

Pre-orders open for a pair of pocket watches based off of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, featuring concept art and classic imagery from the game series. As a critically-acclaimed...

By Sarah Fields on 08 December 2016
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild TGA Footage

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild TGA Footage

Nintendo unveils fresh footage of the forthcoming Wii U and Switch action-adventure title The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at The Game Awards 2016. Just a couple of days ago, Geoff K...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 December 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Will Be at the Game Awards

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Will Be at the Game Awards

Nintendo’s newest entry in The Legend of Zelda series, Breath of the Wild, will be shown off as part of the upcoming The Game Awards show December 1st. One of the most anticipated games of...

By Weston Albert on 26 November 2016
Pokemon Sun & Moon Characters Modded into Smash Bros.

Pokemon Sun & Moon Characters Modded into Smash Bros.

Two noteworthy characters from Nintendo’s RPGs Pokemon Sun and Moon make their way into Super Smash Bros. for Wii U via a new mod for the fighting game. It’s no secret that the recently rel...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 November 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Release Date Leaked by Target

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Release Date Leaked by Target

Target lists a new release date for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, corroborating previous rumors that the game would skip the Nintendo Switch launch lineup. Featured prominently i...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 November 2016
Rumor Patrol: Zelda Won't Release in March 2017

Rumor Patrol: Zelda Won't Release in March 2017

A new rumor claims The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be delayed past its current March 2017 launch window due to issues with localizing the game. Although only a handful of games...

By Boston Blake on 15 November 2016
Nintendo Wii U Production to End

Nintendo Wii U Production to End

Following months of rumors, Nintendo confirms that the Wii U is to end production – in Japan – though it’s unclear what will happen to production across the globe. This year, multiple rumor...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 November 2016
Nintendo Denies Reports That Wii U Production is Ending

Nintendo Denies Reports That Wii U Production is Ending

Nintendo denies earlier reports that the preparations for the launch of the Switch is prompting an imminent end to the manufacturing of Wii U systems. Yesterday, it was reported that Ninten...

By Brad Jones on 02 November 2016
Report: Wii U Production to End This Week

Report: Wii U Production to End This Week

According to reports, the Nintendo Wii U is set to end production this week, with final production orders for the poorly selling console taking place yesterday. Although the Nintendo Wii U...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 November 2016
Nintendo Reveals the Top Selling 3DS and Wii U Games

Nintendo Reveals the Top Selling 3DS and Wii U Games

Nintendo announces updated sales figures for Wii U and 3DS software, revealing the top 10 best selling games for each system, and proving Mario is still a money maker. In Nintendo’s latest...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 October 2016
Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

In Nintendo’s latest financial earnings report, the company reveals that the Wii U continues to struggle in sales, but 3DS is enjoying a sales bump thanks to Pokemon GO. It’s no secret that...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 October 2016
New Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage

New Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage

Nintendo releases more gameplay footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, ahead of the hotly anticipated NX console reveal scheduled for today. When Nintendo confirmed that The...

By Brad Jones on 22 October 2016
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Delay Explained

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Delay Explained

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night director Koji Igarashi discusses the reasons for the game’s delay and how the postponement affects its status as a Wii U title. For those unaware, at the...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 October 2016
Yooka-Laylee Will Release on Disc

Yooka-Laylee Will Release on Disc

Playtonic Games announces that Yooka-Laylee will be getting a physical disc release. Kickstarter backers will be examine their options in the near future. As the 2016 calendar flips ever so...

By John Jacques on 04 October 2016
New Yooka-Laylee Trailer Features Shovel Knight

New Yooka-Laylee Trailer Features Shovel Knight

Playtonic Games releases a new trailer for the upcoming Banjo Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee, revealing that the game will feature a surprise cameo from Shovel Knight. Ever since...

By Alexander Pan on 26 September 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Nintendo releases two brand new videos for its forthcoming action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, with both focusing on Link’s ability to cook. Although Nintendo has...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 September 2016
3DS Super Mario Maker Doesn't Have 3D Graphics

3DS Super Mario Maker Doesn't Have 3D Graphics

Pre-order box art for the 3DS port of Super Mario Maker reveals that the game won’t make use of the 3D functionality that the handheld device is named for. The Wii U has had a rough run sin...

By Sarah Fields on 22 September 2016
Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

Rumor Patrol: New Legend of Zelda Release Date Leaked?

The source code of Nintendo’s European websites has potentially leaked the release date of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s amiibos and possibly the game itself. While news regardi...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 September 2016
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is Delayed

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is Delayed

In a new development update video for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, project leader Koji Igarashi announces that the game will be delayed until the first half of 2018. Following the dep...

By Alexander Pan on 10 September 2016
Best Xbox, PS4, and Wii U Deals

Best Xbox, PS4, and Wii U Deals

Labor Day Deals on video game consoles include free gift cards for Xbox One S and Wii U, plus an extra controller for the PlayStation 4. Labor Day is upon us and if you’re not busy heating...

By Dealzon on 02 September 2016
Super Mario Maker is Coming to 3DS

Super Mario Maker is Coming to 3DS

Nintendo reveals that creativity-focused Wii U platformer Super Mario Maker is going to be released for the 3DS, with a launch date set for December 2, 2016. Although the Wii U is a console...

By Rob Gordon on 01 September 2016
A Pokemon and Fire Emblem Crossover Almost Happened

A Pokemon and Fire Emblem Crossover Almost Happened

In a new interview with the creative heads behind Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE it’s revealed that the team initially wanted to cross Fire Emblem over with the ever-popular Pokemon. Crossover...

By Riley Little on 23 August 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Crowned Best of Gamescom 2016

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Crowned Best of Gamescom 2016

Video game manufacturer Nintendo’s forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Wii U and NX takes top honors among gamescom 2016’s award winners. For many, The Legend of Zelda:...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 August 2016
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Temple of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Temple of Time

Nintendo’s Facebook page uploads a small amount of footage from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild featuring the iconic Temple of Time. While the Pokemon series has been t...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 August 2016
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Rune Abilities

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Rune Abilities

In a new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gameplay video tweeted out by Nintendo, it appears that Link will have access to a number of new rune-based abilities. Ever since The Legen...

By Alexander Pan on 22 August 2016
Microsoft: Current Console Generation Could Be Last

Microsoft: Current Console Generation Could Be Last

An interview with Aaron Greenberg, Microsoft’s head of Xbox games marketing, reveals that console gaming could be coming to an end quicker than gamers might have expected. Microsoft‘s sta...

By Cody Gravelle on 18 August 2016
Neo Cortex Appears To Be Joining Skylanders

Neo Cortex Appears To Be Joining Skylanders

A recent retailer posting has seemingly ousted the inclusion of Crash Bandicoot’s arch nemesis Neo Cortex as a playable character in the next entry of Skylanders. While gamers anxiously a...

By Riley Little on 17 August 2016
Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console in Europe

Pokemon Snap Coming to Wii U Virtual Console in Europe

Nintendo announces the release date for Pokemon Snap on Wii U Virtual Console in Europe, but makes no mention of a potential North American release of the game. Back in April, Nintendo released Pokem...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 August 2016
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Video is All About Arrows

Nintendo of America’s latest video for its forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild covers the different types of arrows Link uses within the game. Following Nintendo of America’...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 August 2016
Darksiders: Warmastered Edition Announced

Darksiders: Warmastered Edition Announced

Nordic Games announces its future plans for the Darksiders franchise, with a remastered version of the original game coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in October. Earlier this week, a remaster...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 July 2016
Nintendo Suffers Massive Loss in Early 2016

Nintendo Suffers Massive Loss in Early 2016

Nintendo releases its financial results for the first quarter of the current fiscal year, reporting a massive decline in sales compared to the same period in 2015. The recent success of Pokemon GO ...

By Alexander Pan on 27 July 2016
Console Sales Are Slowing Down, According to June NPD

Console Sales Are Slowing Down, According to June NPD

New sales numbers released by consumer market research firm the NPD Group indicate that console sales are struggling more than gamers might have expected. The state of video game consoles has been...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Has Made Nintendo Worth More Than Sony

Pokemon GO Has Made Nintendo Worth More Than Sony

A new Bloomberg report shows that thanks to the mobile gaming sensation that is Pokemon GO, Nintendo’s market value is now greater than that of Sony’s. After a rather impressive performance in the...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 July 2016
Nintendo Patents Handheld Device; Could it Be for NX?

Nintendo Patents Handheld Device; Could it Be for NX?

Nintendo files yet another patent for a handheld gaming device with a touchscreen, prompting speculation that it is to be the controller for the upcoming Nintendo NX. When Nintendo announced that Nin...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 July 2016
Mighty No. 9 Credits are Over Four Hours Long

Mighty No. 9 Credits are Over Four Hours Long

Players who have completed Mighty No. 9 are claiming that the credits are over four hours long — which means that they’re actually a little longer than the game itself. After several years of anticip...

By Brad Jones on 24 June 2016
Bloodstained Releases Demo to Kickstarter Backers

Bloodstained Releases Demo to Kickstarter Backers

Kickstarter backers for the Castlevania spiritual successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night receive the game’s E3 2016 demo build as gratitude from the developers. After Microsoft’s press conferenc...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 June 2016
New Legend of Zelda Will Need to Pass 2 Million Units Sold to Be Successful

New Legend of Zelda Will Need to Pass 2 Million Units Sold to Be Successful

During Nintendo’s recent shareholder meeting, Legend of Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto states that Breath of the Wild will need to pass 2 million units in sales to be successful. Many games...

By Alexander Pan on 23 June 2016
Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has Voice Acting

Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild Has Voice Acting

Producer Eiji Aonuma explains why the choice to add voice acting to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was made, also commenting on the game’s inclusion of sci-fi. Voice acting in the ...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 23 June 2016
Zelda Creator Doesn't Know if Link Will Wear Green Garb

Zelda Creator Doesn't Know if Link Will Wear Green Garb

We sat down to chat with Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto about the possibility of seeing the iconic green tunic return in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. As one of the most iconic g...

By Riley Little on 23 June 2016
Sonic the Hedgehog Trolls Mighty No. 9 Launch Struggles

Sonic the Hedgehog Trolls Mighty No. 9 Launch Struggles

Sonic the Hedgehog dunks on Mighty No. 9 with a savage tweet from his official account following the Keiji Inafune-developed game’s less than stellar launch on Tuesday. Launch day is usually an excit...

By Jason Gallagher on 22 June 2016
Multiplayer Zelda Game Could Be Next for Series

Multiplayer Zelda Game Could Be Next for Series

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that a multiplayer Zelda title could be in on the cards after Breath of the Wild ships in 2017. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the W...

By Alexander Pan on 22 June 2016
Opinion: Nintendo Is On The Verge Of A Renaissance

Opinion: Nintendo Is On The Verge Of A Renaissance

Following Nintendo’s well-received E3 demo of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, one writer looks at how E3 2016 could mark the start of a resurgence for the big N. In the last four or so gener...

By Alexander Pan on 22 June 2016
Disney Infinity's Doctor Strange Figure Was Awesome

Disney Infinity's Doctor Strange Figure Was Awesome

New details for upcoming Disney Infinity plans reveals even more information about a figure for Doctor Strange which would have been released alongside the movie later this year. After a very success...

By Derek Nichols on 21 June 2016
Mighty No. 9 Launch is Better Than Nothing

Mighty No. 9 Launch is Better Than Nothing

Despite launching to a series of technical problems and negative review, Mighty No. 9 producer Keiji Inafune says that the current state of the game is ‘better than nothing.’ The development of Might...

By Denny Connolly on 21 June 2016
3 Pokemon Games Coming to Virtual Console This Week

3 Pokemon Games Coming to Virtual Console This Week

Pokemon fans can keep themselves entertained until the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon with these three classic titles coming soon to the Wii U Virtual Console. If you’re like us and can’t stand the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 June 2016
Mighty No. 9 Review

Mighty No. 9 Review

Mighty No. 9 attempts to breath fresh life into the 2D platforming genre but it lacks the polish and magic that made Inafune’s iconic series such a staple of 90s gaming. Mighty No. 9 is a crowdfunde...

By Denny Connolly on 21 June 2016
Legend of Zelda Can Use Wolf Link Amiibo and New Amiibo

Legend of Zelda Can Use Wolf Link Amiibo and New Amiibo

A reveal for a handful of new amiibo for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild shows the Wolf Link amiibo as playing a rather unique role in Nintendo’s forthcoming game. It’s a big day...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 June 2016
Zelda Creator: Main Series Will Not Feature Female Link

Zelda Creator: Main Series Will Not Feature Female Link

Game Rant asks Shigeru Miyamoto about the lack of a female Link in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, learning that main games will always feature the male protagonist. There’s been...

By Riley Little on 17 June 2016
Miyamoto Teases New Mario Game for 2017 Reveal

Miyamoto Teases New Mario Game for 2017 Reveal

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto reveals that Nintendo is currently creating a new adventure for Mario and suggests that the game may be ready to show off at E3 2017. This year’s E3 was all about The Lege...

By Denny Connolly on 17 June 2016
Preview: Yooka-Laylee Captures Spirit of Banjo-Kazooie

Preview: Yooka-Laylee Captures Spirit of Banjo-Kazooie

Game Rant checks out the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie, Yooka-Laylee, and the end result appears to be a familiar and innovative trip down memory lane for eager fans. It’s been a tough trek fo...

By Riley Little on 15 June 2016
New Zelda Lets Players Skip Straight to the End

New Zelda Lets Players Skip Straight to the End

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild producer Eiji Aonuma reveals that the open-world nature of the game means that players can skip straight to its conclusion. We’ve known for some time that gam...

By Brad Jones on 15 June 2016
New Mario Amiibos Announced

New Mario Amiibos Announced

Nintendo announces a new set of Mario amiibos that is set to launch at the end of this year, with Waluigi, Wario, Donkey Kong, and Daisy set to become available. This year’s E3 saw two games receive...

By Rob Gordon on 14 June 2016
Does New Legend of Zelda Include Link and Linkle?

Does New Legend of Zelda Include Link and Linkle?

Nintendo’s E3 2016 lanyards fuel the rumor that Linkle, the female version of Link, is set to take on a bigger role in the series in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. UPDATE: In an interview w...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 June 2016
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gameplay

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gameplay

Nintendo reveals that the next The Legend of Zelda game will be called The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, releasing a gameplay trailer for the title. Although gamers were long awaiting more inf...

By Rob Gordon on 14 June 2016
New LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer Debuts

New LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer Debuts

A new trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens shows off more of the upcoming game, and announces a demo currently available on the PlayStation Store. During Sony’s E3 Press Conference a new tra...

By Weston Albert on 14 June 2016
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Initial Gameplay

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Initial Gameplay

During Nintendo’s E3 showcase, the company reveals lots of gameplay details for the forthcoming adventure title The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. After establishing the full title of its lates...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 June 2016
[UPDATED] Rumor: Does New Legend of Zelda Star Linkle?

[UPDATED] Rumor: Does New Legend of Zelda Star Linkle?

Nintendo’s E3 2016 lanyards fuel the rumor that Linkle, the female version of Link, is set to take on a bigger role in the series in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. UPDATE: In an interview w...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 June 2016
New Zelda Wii U/NX Art Leaks on Amazon

New Zelda Wii U/NX Art Leaks on Amazon

A new piece of artwork for The Legend of Zelda leaks on Amazon ahead of Nintendo’s E3 presentation, showing Link climbing a rock face with a majestic view in the background. Nintendo announced weeks...

By Jason Gallagher on 12 June 2016
Legend of Zelda Will Be The Same Experience on NX

Legend of Zelda Will Be The Same Experience on NX

The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma claims that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild experience will be the same on Wii U and Nintendo NX. Nintendo brought The Legend of Ze...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 June 2016
Mighty No. 9 Sequel is a Possibility

Mighty No. 9 Sequel is a Possibility

In spite of the game’s multiple delays, Mighty No. 9 creator Keiji Inafune teases the possibility of a sequel, stating that ‘development of a sequel is already in our minds.’ It’s fair to say that Mi...

By Rob Gordon on 12 June 2016
Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, gives praise to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the company’s forthcoming NX console. As many gaming fans will li...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 June 2016
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Secret Messages

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Secret Messages

Dedicated Zelda fans translate the written, possibly Hylian, language found throughout the E3 2016 gameplay footage of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. After skipping last year’s E3...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 June 2016
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On

Game Rant goes hands-on with two demos for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, experiencing an early portion of the final game and a staggering free roam section. Sitting down to play...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 June 2016
Nintendo Releases New Zelda Art, Details E3 Promotions

Nintendo Releases New Zelda Art, Details E3 Promotions

New The Legend of Zelda artwork has been revealed as Nintendo begins to announce its run-up to E3 promotions, including discounts and Miitomo content. In the run up to E3, Nintendo has detailed sever...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 08 June 2016
Yooka-Laylee Gets New Trailer and Delay

Yooka-Laylee Gets New Trailer and Delay

In anticipation of E3 2016, Playtonic Games releases a new gameplay trailer for Yooka-Laylee, while also announcing that the game has been delayed to next year. Ever since it was announced that a gro...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 June 2016
Mario Can Be as Hard as Solving Complex Math Problems

Mario Can Be as Hard as Solving Complex Math Problems

A recent study from researchers at MIT says that conquering Super Mario Bros. levels can be just as tough as solving high-level mathematical problems. Those who have been stumped by some of the harde...

By Weston Albert on 04 June 2016
Certain Minecraft Advertising Stopped By Microsoft

Certain Minecraft Advertising Stopped By Microsoft

Microsoft and Mojang release a set of new rules regarding in-game advertisements in Minecraft, as well as how and what companies can use the game for. Most, if not all, of Minecraft‘s overw...

By Sarah Fields on 28 May 2016
Response To The New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Is Not Great

Response To The New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Is Not Great

The newest Mighty No. 9 trailer is getting pummeled by negative responses due to its hokey marketing combined with the latent frustrations of those who are still bitter about the game’s numerous dela...

By Curt Hutson on 28 May 2016
Adorable Super Mario Bros. Wedding Proposal

Adorable Super Mario Bros. Wedding Proposal

One gamer sets out to create a special marriage proposal for his girlfriend, utilizing the level customization in Super Mario Maker and recording the final result.

By Sarah Fields on 27 May 2016
Staff Picks: Noteworthy Games of 2015

Staff Picks: Noteworthy Games of 2015

A number of Game Rant writers give their personal takes on worthwhile games released in 2015 that manage to stand out amongst a sea of blockbuster releases.

By Riley Little on 25 May 2016
Legend of Zelda Trading Cards Listed Online

Legend of Zelda Trading Cards Listed Online

A new Legend of Zelda trading card set appears online for pre-order, with a variety of additional collectible goodies included in the larger of the two packs. Nintendo has been hard at work for the p...

By Sarah Fields on 24 May 2016
Xbox Satisfied with Nintendo Partnership for Minecraft

Xbox Satisfied with Nintendo Partnership for Minecraft

Microsoft’s Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, mentions that he is satisfied with the results of his company’s partnership with Nintendo to have Minecraft on the Wii U. With fans of Minecraft: Wii U...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 May 2016
Minecraft Wii U YouTube Videos Hit by Copyright Claims

Minecraft Wii U YouTube Videos Hit by Copyright Claims

Gamers that upload videos of Minecraft: Wii U Edition on YouTube that feature the recent Super Mario-themed DLC are having their videos removed due to copyright claims. Nintendo fans had to...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 May 2016
Minecraft Battle Mini Game Hands-On Impressions

Minecraft Battle Mini Game Hands-On Impressions

Game Rant goes hands-on with the newly announced Battle Mode for Minecraft, which adds deathmatch gameplay into the mix for console gamers. Today, Microsoft has unveiled the all-new Minecra...

By John Jacques on 07 May 2016
The Legend of Zelda's E3 Demo Breaks Series Conventions

The Legend of Zelda's E3 Demo Breaks Series Conventions

Nintendo is claiming The Legend of Zelda is moving away from some longstanding themes and practices, instead offering entirely new experiences that will be highlighted at this year’s E3. The latest i...

By Curt Hutson on 05 May 2016
Film Cast Joins LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Film Cast Joins LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The latest trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens confirms that the film’s cast will do voice-work for the game, including Harrison Ford and Daisy Ridley. As if a Star Wars property could ever...

By Rory Young on 24 April 2016
Street Fighter Producer Would Like a Nintendo vs Capcom

Street Fighter Producer Would Like a Nintendo vs Capcom

The producer for Street Fighter, Yoshinori Ono, reveals in a that he would like to see a brand new fighting game that pits Capcom’s characters against iconic Nintendo mascots. Nowadays many fighting...

By Riley Little on 05 April 2016
The World Deserves A Proper GoldenEye 007 Sequel

The World Deserves A Proper GoldenEye 007 Sequel

GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo 64 remains one of the highest rated first-person shooters of all time, and one writer thinks it’s about time for a proper sequel. Rare Replay is a collection of 30 Rare...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 March 2016
Nintendo May Discontinue the Wii U

Nintendo May Discontinue the Wii U

A report from Japanese newspaper Nikkei claims that Nintendo has stopped producing some Wii U accessories, and will soon quit making the console altogether. We may have some bad news to share for the...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 March 2016
Chasing Dead Review

Chasing Dead Review

Horror-themed FPS Chasing Dead suffers from a lack of all-round polish, resulting in sluggish and sometimes confusing gameplay and awkward graphical issues. When it comes down to it, the general c...

By Rob Gordon on 19 March 2016
Pokemon's Creative Design Director Eric Medalle Killed

Pokemon's Creative Design Director Eric Medalle Killed

Sources confirm that Eric Medalle, the creative design director for The Pokemon Company, has tragically passed away during a recent windstorm in Washington state. It’s never a happy day when we have...

By Riley Little on 16 March 2016
The Legend of Zelda on Wii U Will Be 'Something New'

The Legend of Zelda on Wii U Will Be 'Something New'

Series producer Eiji Aonuma on The Legend of Zelda hints that development is wrapping up and that this new game is going to provide something new and surprising to players. Since skipping E3 in 2015,...

By Derek Nichols on 10 March 2016
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

Nintendo’s latest high-definition port is arriving in the form of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, but is it worth checking out or better left on its original consoles? There’s no question...

By Riley Little on 03 March 2016
Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow

Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow

Nintendo announces a Nintendo Direct presentation to air tomorrow, March 3rd, at 5pm Eastern time. The presentation will focus on upcoming Wii U and 3DS games. With the release of Fire Emblem Fates,...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 March 2016
Disney Infinity 3.0 Will Add New Marvel, Star Wars Sets

Disney Infinity 3.0 Will Add New Marvel, Star Wars Sets

Disney announces plans to continue supporting Disney Infinity 3.0 throughout 2016, with the addition of four new Play Sets based on Marvel, Star Wars, and more. Instead of churning out a new Disney I...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 March 2016
Super Smash Bros. Creator Considered Adding Geno

Super Smash Bros. Creator Considered Adding Geno

With final DLC characters being locked in for Super Smash Bros., the series’ creator confirms that the fan-favorite Geno was considered for a spot on the game’s roster. There’s little question that S...

By Riley Little on 23 February 2016
Opinion: The Video Game Review Scale Has Problems

Opinion: The Video Game Review Scale Has Problems

One editor talks about the current scale in which video games are rated, and how many reviewers opt to limit scores based on the norms of the industry. Let me preface this entire piece with the fact...

By Riley Little on 20 February 2016
Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

The Pokemon Company releases a brand new trailer in preparation for the release of Pokken Tournament, showing off some of the playable Pokemon in the process. 2016 is looking to be an exciting year f...

By Riley Little on 19 February 2016
Amiibo Are Killing My Enthusiasm for Nintendo

Amiibo Are Killing My Enthusiasm for Nintendo

Amiibo are the NFC figures that Nintendo has made a fortune on since their release in 2014. However, one writer thinks amiibo are negatively impacting the Big N’s games. My all-time favorite Zelda ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 February 2016
Luigi Does Nothing, Beats Every Smash Bros. DLC Fighter

Luigi Does Nothing, Beats Every Smash Bros. DLC Fighter

A new video has surfaced that features Luigi beating every single one of the downloadable fighters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U by doing absolutely nothing. Despite being helmed as the overshadowed...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2016
Nintendo Officially Reveals New Pokemon Magearna

Nintendo Officially Reveals New Pokemon Magearna

New Mythical Pokemon Magearna gets its official reveal from Nintendo. The company also details the creature’s role in the upcoming 2016 Pokemon movie. A brand new Mythical Pokemon has been unveiled b...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 February 2016
Opinion: Exclusives Don't Really Matter Anymore

Opinion: Exclusives Don't Really Matter Anymore

In the wake of Quantum Break launching across both the Xbox One and PC, one editor has started noticing that exclusivity isn’t necessarily essential for companies anymore. As long as there have been...

By Riley Little on 13 February 2016
Super Mario Maker Getting Original Starter Pokemon

Super Mario Maker Getting Original Starter Pokemon

Nintendo releases a brand new trailer revealing that the ever-popular Pokemon trio of Charmander, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur will be arriving as costumes in Super Mario Maker. As many Pokemon aficionado...

By Riley Little on 12 February 2016
Nintendo Reveals A Brand New Pokemon Called Magiana

Nintendo Reveals A Brand New Pokemon Called Magiana

Nintendo announces a brand new Pokemon named Magiana through Japanese gaming magazine CoroCoro, where it’s revealed that the creature is a man-made monster. As a Pokemon Master, the challenge of catc...

By Riley Little on 10 February 2016
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Additional Backstory

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Additional Backstory

TT Fusion announces that LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will have additional story information that wasn’t present in the actual Force Awakens film. When one considers that the original LEGO Star...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 February 2016
Rumor: Mother 3 Coming to Wii U

Rumor: Mother 3 Coming to Wii U

Rumors suggest Nintendo plans to release the English language version of Mother 3 on the Wii U’s Virtual Console in celebration of the game’s 10th anniversary. When quirky little SNES RPG Earthbound...

By Evan Hopkins on 04 February 2016
Top Selling Amiibo Around the World in 2015 Revealed

Top Selling Amiibo Around the World in 2015 Revealed

Nintendo releases statistics detailing the best-selling amiibo throughout the world, allowing people to see which of the figures are the most popular. The introduction of amiibo by Nintendo in 2014 w...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 03 February 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Officially Announced

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Officially Announced

Warner Bros. announces the development of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, featuring Rey, Finn, Kylo Ren, BB-8, Poe, Han Solo, Chewbacca, and more. The news was leaked earlier this morning, but War...

By Rory Young on 03 February 2016
Resident Evil 4 Hits Wii U This Week

Resident Evil 4 Hits Wii U This Week

Capcom announces that the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition will be available on the Wii U eShop in North America beginning Thursday, February 4th. Has Capcom released Resident Evil 4...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 February 2016
Super Smash Bros. Bayonetta and Corrin DLC Release Date

Super Smash Bros. Bayonetta and Corrin DLC Release Date

Nintendo announces the official release date of Bayonetta, Corrin, and the sixth wave of Mii Fighter costumes coming to Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U. Nintendo has officially announced the rele...

By Sarah Fields on 31 January 2016
Rumor: New Smash Bros. Set To Launch With Nintendo NX

Rumor: New Smash Bros. Set To Launch With Nintendo NX

A consultant for Katan Games Ltd. reports that Bandai Namco is allegedly hard at work on a new Super Smash Bros. title for Nintendo’s mysterious NX console. As one of the largest properties at Ninten...

By Riley Little on 29 January 2016
Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Amiibo Functions

Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Amiibo Functions

Nintendo confirms the way in which different amiibos function in relation to the gameplay of the forthcoming The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for Wii U. Nintendo recently released a trailer...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 January 2016
Rumor: New Paper Mario Set to be Announced For Wii U

Rumor: New Paper Mario Set to be Announced For Wii U

Word from several reliable sources within the gaming industry is that Nintendo is currently localizing and testing a brand new Paper Mario game for its Wii U console. As rumors pertaining to Nintendo...

By Riley Little on 23 January 2016
More Games Should Have Split-Screen

More Games Should Have Split-Screen

With ARK: Survival Evolved bringing split-screen gameplay to the Xbox One, one writer discusses whether it’s time for split-screen multiplayer to make a return. The premise of ARK: Survival...

By Rob Gordon on 23 January 2016
Nintendo Will Release NX Portable Version in 2016

Nintendo Will Release NX Portable Version in 2016

The latest Nintendo NX reports suggest that an affordable handheld component is set to launch in November 2016 and the home console will follow in 2017. Nintendo may not be ready to reveal any detail...

By Denny Connolly on 22 January 2016
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Unreal Engine Remake

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Unreal Engine Remake

Popular creator and YouTuber CryZENx recreates the Temple of Time from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time by utilizing the power of Unreal Engine 4. About four months ago, a dedicated fan of The Le...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 January 2016
Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Pokemon

Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Pokemon

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the original Pokemon games. Here’s why I believe it’s going to be the best year ever to be a Pokemon fan. Pokemon is a franchise that refuses to quit...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 January 2016
Twilight Princess HD Wolf Link Amiibo Dungeon

Twilight Princess HD Wolf Link Amiibo Dungeon

Leaked information from Amazon France reveals the functionality of amiibo in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, with the Wolf Link amiibo unlocking a new dungeon. When Nintendo confirmed the...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2016
Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Gameplay Change

Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Gameplay Change

The most recent issue of Famitsu reveals that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will feature a gameplay change besides the added amiibo support. While fans wait patiently for the new Legend o...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 January 2016
Nintendo Adds Pigeon Costume To Super Mario Maker

Nintendo Adds Pigeon Costume To Super Mario Maker

Nintendo continues to release free mystery mushroom costumes for Super Mario Maker as the latest event course lets players unlock a new one for Yamamura the Pigeon. One of the more interesting featur...

By Derek Nichols on 14 January 2016
Video Game Protagonists Need to Stop Cheating Death

Video Game Protagonists Need to Stop Cheating Death

Naughty Dog made headlines recently for hinting at the possible demise of Uncharted hero Nathan Drake, leading one writer to ponder why more developers don’t kill off their protagonists. Letting go o...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 January 2016
Yooka-Laylee Adds Former Rare Designer

Yooka-Laylee Adds Former Rare Designer

Kev Bayliss, a former Rare designer that worked on games like Donkey Kong Country and Killer Instinct, joins Playtonic Games to help develop Yooka-Laylee. If the wildly successful Kickstarter campaig...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 January 2016
Pokken Tournament Supports Local Multiplayer

Pokken Tournament Supports Local Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that the upcoming Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, will support local multiplayer, thanks to the second screen on the Wii U’s GamePad. Those that have been follow...

By Riley Little on 28 December 2015
New Pokemon Joining Pokken Tournament Roster Next Week

New Pokemon Joining Pokken Tournament Roster Next Week

Nintendo teases the addition of a brand new fighter for its upcoming Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, by confirming that the new character will be revealed next week. With the 20th...

By Riley Little on 28 December 2015
Future Legend of Zelda Games May Feature Linkle

Future Legend of Zelda Games May Feature Linkle

Nintendo announces that the female character Linkle could appear in future Legend of Zelda titles outside of the action game Hyrule Warriors Legends. IGN recently held an email interview with Nintend...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 December 2015
Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Cloud, Ryu and Bayonetta Amiibo Confirmed for 2016

Nintendo confirms that Cloud, Bayonetta, and Corrin will all get amiibo toys, while announcing a release date for the previously revealed Ryu and Roy statues. At this point in time, fans of Super Sma...

By Riley Little on 15 December 2015
Best Holiday Deals for Wii U

Best Holiday Deals for Wii U

Nintendo announces their currently-running Christmas deals for all those in the US who are looking to pick up a new console or game this holiday season. For those of you who are yet to pick up a curr...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 December 2015
Bayonetta, Corrin, and Cloud Super Smash Bros. Details

Bayonetta, Corrin, and Cloud Super Smash Bros. Details

New details emerge for upcoming DLC to Super Smash Bros., including Cloud’s combat and stage mechanics, and the addition of characters Bayonetta and Corrin. In the Super Smash Bros. livestream today,...

By Sarah Fields on 15 December 2015
Pokkén Tournament Gets Release Date and Wii U Bundle

Pokkén Tournament Gets Release Date and Wii U Bundle

The Pokémon Company and Bandai Namco Entertainment reveal the forthcoming Pokkén Tournament fighting game’s Japanese release date with a Wii U bundle. Thanks to a brand new trailer for Pokk...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 December 2015
Nintendo World Championships Details

Nintendo World Championships Details

The return of the Nintendo World Championships received a mixed reaction from gamers, especially since many weren’t even born in time to experience the first one. While Nintendo’s initial Nintendo W...

By Sarah Fields on 22 November 2015
Splatoon Minecraft Mod

Splatoon Minecraft Mod

Want to try Splatoon, Nintendo’s quirky take on third-person shooters, but don’t have a Wii U? Thanks to one dedicated Minecraft player, that won’t be a problem. Just a week after the off...

By Christopher Gates on 17 October 2015
Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition

Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition

  A few years ago, Nintendo fans rallied together to form Operation Rainfall, which was a movement to push Nintendo to localize various Wii exclusive games in North America that had previously only b...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 August 2015
LEGO Dimensions Announcment

LEGO Dimensions Announcment

As Nintendo’s amiibo continue to sell out with each new wave and consumers are willing to pay ridiculous prices for them from third-parties, it’s clear that the wave of interactive gaming toys that...

By Denny Connolly on 24 July 2015
New LEGO Dimensions Characters

New LEGO Dimensions Characters

The toys to life game genre means big business now. The Skylanders games have been a huge hit, Nintendo recently revealed that they’d shipped over 10 million amiibo in under a year and the Disney In...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 July 2015
LEGO Marvel's Avengers

LEGO Marvel's Avengers

E3 2015 is less than a week away, with gamers primed in anticipation of all the big announcements, trailers, and surprises this time of year inevitably holds. As is typical, however, major news has...

By David Wharton on 13 June 2015
40 Minutes of Xenoblade Chronicle X Gameplay

40 Minutes of Xenoblade Chronicle X Gameplay

Many gamers had mixed feelings regarding Nintendo’s position on what they wanted to present at E3 2015. Instead of delivering details on games like The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, they instead opted...

By Sarah Fields on 02 June 2015
Weekly Video Game Round-Up: Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Pain, Disney Infinity 3.0, Team Fortress 2, and More

Weekly Video Game Round-Up: Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Pain, Disney Infinity 3.0, Team Fortress 2, and More

In this week’s Video Game Round-Up, we discuss a new football mode for Team Fortress 2, the Star Wars play sets for Disney Infinity 3.0, Metal Gear Solid explained, and more.

By Boston Blake on 25 May 2015
Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight is one of the biggest crowd funding success stories. Indie developer Yacht Club Games took to Kickstarter in 2013 to raise funds for its 2D love letter to the NES era, askin...

By Rob Gordon on 27 February 2015
Hyrule Warriors Gets Playable Ganon DLC

Hyrule Warriors Gets Playable Ganon DLC

The new open world Zelda experience may still lack a launch date, but that doesn’t mean the heroes of Hyrule aren’t staying busy. Between the recent launch of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D...

By Denny Connolly on 16 February 2015
Hyrule Warriors Secret Character

Hyrule Warriors Secret Character

Hyrule Warriors’ success isn’t surprising. It’s a spin-off of the well-regarded Dynasty Warriors series, and features one of Nintendo’s most popular franchises. Still, the degree of success that th...

By Christopher Gates on 16 February 2015
5 Ways the Nintendo NX Can Be A Success

5 Ways the Nintendo NX Can Be A Success

After the unprecedented highs that the Wii and Nintendo DS took Nintendo to, the company has struggled to find their footing in recent years. The Wii U may have bounced back from a troubl...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 February 2015
Splatoon Gets Free Tower Control Mode

Splatoon Gets Free Tower Control Mode

Wii U owners have had a bit of time to decide whether they are a kid or a squid at this point following the release of Splatoon, and they’ve had little reason to put it down for long beca...

By Riley Little on 18 January 2015
Hyrule Warriors Could Get Pokemon and Mario Followups

Hyrule Warriors Could Get Pokemon and Mario Followups

One of the more surprising games that released last year was none other than Hyrule Warriors for the Wii U. Teaming up with Tecmo Koei, Nintendo supervised one of the more entertaining crossovers i...

By Riley Little on 16 January 2015
Hyrule Warriors'Ships 1 Million Copies

Hyrule Warriors'Ships 1 Million Copies

It’s a good time to be a Legend of Zelda fan. While The Legend of Zelda Wii U is still almost a year away, Nintendo has been pulling out all the stops, keeping the series fresh in the minds of game...

By Christopher Gates on 16 January 2015
Watch Live: Nintendo World Championship

Watch Live: Nintendo World Championship

Watch live video from Nintendo on www.twitch.tv Nintendo delivered a Super Smash Bros. Direct presentation this morning that was full of news. Fans of the brawler now have new characters, maps, and a...

By Denny Connolly on 11 January 2015
Watch Dogs' Sequel Will Make 'Radical' Changes

Watch Dogs' Sequel Will Make 'Radical' Changes

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has been one of the largest commercial successes of the new generation of consoles. The hacking thief-’em-up title set the Ubisoft launch day sales record when it was released...

By Rob Gordon on 01 June 2014
'Human Element' Developed With CryEngine

'Human Element' Developed With CryEngine

Following an extended period of silence, new details have finally surfaced regarding the upcoming, open-world survival title Human Element. Being developed at former Infinity Ward lead Robert Bowli...

By Ryan Blanchard on 04 March 2014
Batman: Arkham Origins (Sequels)

Batman: Arkham Origins (Sequels)

Warner Bros. Montreal has one hard act to follow: with Batman: Arkham Origins, they won’t just be building a game around one of the most iconic superheroes of all time, but trying to live up to two...

By Andrew Dyce on 06 September 2013
Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins

A couple of months ago, Warner Bros. Interactive announced that we would be getting a new addition to the Batman video game franchise before the end of the year, and more recently rumors began sprea...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 22 June 2013
‘Human Element’ is Robert Bowling’s New Game, Next-Gen 2015 Release

‘Human Element’ is Robert Bowling’s New Game, Next-Gen 2015 Release

Robert Bowling is ready for his close up. The former Activision/Infinity Ward Creative Strategist – who resigned from that position in March, hesitant to spare harsh words – recently landed at the...

By Brian Sipple on 04 March 2012
10 Fun Ways to Stop Video Game Piracy

10 Fun Ways to Stop Video Game Piracy

Piracy is one of the scourges of the entertainment industry. It has touched the music, film and television sectors and is only getting worse, especially in the video games industry. Video games hav...

By Robert Rodriguez on 21 May 2011
When Is It Time to Throw Away Old Games?

When Is It Time to Throw Away Old Games?

When is it time to throw away your old consoles and games and embrace the digital age? After a few decades of gaming, everyone eventually runs out of shelf space. My fiancée and I moved in together l...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 1970
PS4, Xbox One, & Wii U Christmas Deals Roundup

PS4, Xbox One, & Wii U Christmas Deals Roundup

We’re entering that period where if you don’t buy your 8th gen console of choice now, you won’t get it shipped in time for Christmas. If you hesitated on Black Friday, now’s actually the second best...

By Dealzon on 01 January 1970
Super Mario RPG Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

Super Mario RPG Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo reveals that Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is going to see a re-release via the Wii U’s Virtual Console – but so far, only in Europe. Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Star...

By Rob Gordon on 01 January 1970
Why Most People Will Never Become Great At a Video Game

Why Most People Will Never Become Great At a Video Game

Although multitasking is a great skill to have, it is often the aspect of a gamer’s personality that holds them back from reaching the top tier of competitive play. The vast majority of gamers fall i...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 1970
The Digital Age Ruined Christmas

The Digital Age Ruined Christmas

While the evolution of the video game industry has made most things more convenient rather than less, one writer has an issue with digital content during the holiday season. The digital age in video...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
How Nintendo Should Handle Smash Bros. on NX

How Nintendo Should Handle Smash Bros. on NX

In the wake of news pertaining to the final DLC for the ever-popular Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS, one editor gives his take on the next core installment. As one of the biggest franchises at Ninte...

By Riley Little on 01 January 1970
Birdo and Excitebike Join Super Mario Maker This Week

Birdo and Excitebike Join Super Mario Maker This Week

Nintendo releases a pair of new trailers for Super Mario Maker, giving fans a look at the Birdo and Excitebike costumes in action before they become available later this week. Nintendo has released a...

By Derek Nichols on 01 January 1970
Smash Bros: Control 8 Characters With One Controller

Smash Bros: Control 8 Characters With One Controller

Reddit user Gluetendo discovers a way to control 8 Smash Bros. characters from one controller, allowing players to remove the CPU from their game entirely. Since the arrival of Super Smash Bros. for...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 01 January 1970