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Talking Point: Super Mario Maker Stole the Show at the Nintendo World Championships 2015

Super Mario Maker Stole the Show at the Nintendo World Championships 2015

A game changer for the franchise

The Nintendo World Championships 2015 was an event that had various similarities to the Super Smash Bros. Invitational from E3 2014 - it was charming, had some flat moments, the occasional hiccup, yet managed to seize momentum at key moments to keep us watching. It was a lengthy event that actually started rather...

Video: Try Not To Jump At This New Trailer For Capcom's Luigi's Mansion Arcade Game 

Try Not To Jump At This New Trailer For Capcom's Luigi's Mansion Arcade Game 

Sure to suck up some coins

Earlier this year we reported on the news that Capcom and Sega were working on an arcade semi-sequel to Luigi's Mansion, which features first-person, ghost-busting gameplay. The game's official site has now gone live, along with a trailer which gives you a taste of what the final product has to offer. The final name is...

News: Nindies@Home E3 Promotion Offers Wii U eShop Demos With 15 Percent Off The Final Game

Nindies@Home E3 Promotion Offers Wii U eShop Demos With 15 Percent Off The Final Game

Nintendo brings E3 to you

Nintendo has just lifted the lid on a new Wii U eShop promotion aimed at driving interest in some of the console's forthcoming indie titles. Nindies@Home runs from today until June 22nd and features demos for 9 different titles, all of which are being showcased at E3 in some shape or form. Downloading any of these demos...

Weirdness: Bethesda’s Fallout 4 Features Mini-Games Inspired By Classics Such As Donkey Kong & Missile Command

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 Features Mini-Games Inspired By Classics Such As Donkey Kong & Missile Command

A surprise from E3 2015 you may not have expected

In case you missed it, this year Bethesda Softworks hosted its very own E3 press conference for the first time ever. As expected, the company teased the new DOOM, Dishonored 2 and their most cherished creation, Fallout 4. During one of the many Fallout 4 segments, the company revealed the latest...

Review: Big Brain Academy (Wii U eShop / DS)

Big Brain Academy (Wii U eShop / DS)

So keep on playing those mind games

The advent of the Nintendo DS into the handheld arena back in 2004 ushered in a fresh experience for many gamers, made possible by the system's many new features and abilities. This brand of entertainment was often referred to as "Touch! Generations" by Nintendo, and ran throughout the Nintendo DS and Wii era...

Exclusive: Get Revved Up With the First FAST Racing NEO 60fps Footage

Get Revved Up With the First FAST Racing NEO 60fps Footage

Hitting top speed

E3 week may typically be associated with the big beasts of gaming, but there's more to be enjoyed from the LA extravaganza. It's an industry event also graced by many smaller Indie developers, and the Nindie contingent will be there in force to show off exciting new downloads on the way. We have a Nindie treat before the expo...

News: Metroid-Style 'Blast Ball' Unveiled For Nintendo 3DS During Nintendo World Championships 2015

Metroid-Style 'Blast Ball' Unveiled For Nintendo 3DS During Nintendo World Championships 2015

Nintendo's take on future sports

The Nintendo World Championships are happening as we speak, and during the event Nintendo has just shown off a brand new 3DS game by the name of Blast Ball. It's a future sports title where players step into giant mechs and shoot a ball towards the other team's goal. The neat touch here is that upon scoring a point,...

News: The First Mother Game Is Finally Coming To The West As EarthBound Beginnings

The First Mother Game Is Finally Coming To The West As EarthBound Beginnings

1989 NES prequel gets localised at last

The very first title in the critically-acclaimed Mother series is finally coming to the West. EarthBound Beginnings is the new name for this Western release of the 1989 NES/Famicom prequel to the SNES title EarthBound, which was known as Mother 2 in Japan. This is the first time that the game has ever been...

Rumour: Animal Crossing and Pixel 8-Bit Mario amiibo Look Set For E3 Reveal

Animal Crossing and Pixel 8-Bit Mario amiibo Look Set For E3 Reveal

Nintendo Spain is to blame this time

It seems that inadvertent E3 reveals are continuing to spill out, this time courtesy of a sloppy promotional email sent out by Nintendo Spain. In a mailing to promote the new amiibo announced during Masahiro Sakurai's Super Smash Bros. Special Presentation, it seems that some artwork has outlined more of the...

News: YouTube Replays And Tourney Mode Coming To Super Smash Bros. Later This Year

YouTube Replays And Tourney Mode Coming To Super Smash Bros. Later This Year

Both for free, too

Nintendo has confirmed two new features that are coming to Super Smash Bros. later this year. The first is Tourney Mode, which will launch as a free update in August. This is made up of two modes - Community Tourneys let players complete for the highest points in a certain amount of time, while Regular Tourneys have more detailed...

News: Smash Bros. Presentation Confirms Ryu and Mii Fighters amiibo, New Batch Arrives This September

Smash Bros. Presentation Confirms Ryu and Mii Fighters amiibo, New Batch Arrives This September

All playable characters in Smash will eventually have corresponding amiibo

After much speculation, Nintendo's pre-E3 Super Smash Bros. video presentation today revealed Mii Fighters will be receiving their very own amiibo line. When used in the game, the Mii Brawler, Swordfighter and Gunner amiibo characters can be configured with custom faces and...

News: Ryu, Roy, New Stages and More Now Available in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS

Ryu, Roy, New Stages and More Now Available in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS

Servers may struggle...

Masahiro Sakurai's Super Smash Bros. Special Presentation has ended, and though most of the included details had been leaked in some form over the past days, weeks and months, the main surprise came in how much content is available right now - server meltdown has already begun, apparently. The following content is available...