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Weirdness: The Roots Perform an Awesome Mario Rap on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

The Roots Perform an Awesome Mario Rap on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Disses Luigi, rap battle should happen...

For those that don't know, The Roots are a critically acclaimed, Grammy winning band, that also serves as the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Some of you may also be aware that Fallon has been doing a lot of post-E3 coverage, so games have been a prominent part of his show in the past week. That...

News: Kensuke Tanabe: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is "Kind of a Road Movie"

Kensuke Tanabe: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is "Kind of a Road Movie"

Dynamic camera, furriness and an unnamed additional character discussed

In one of a series of developer videos recently released by Nintendo, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze producer Kensuke Tanabe took some time to discuss some of the design choices and priorities that he shared with primary developers Retro Studios. Some are fundamental to...

Video: Monolith Soft's X Given More Epic Footage

Monolith Soft's X Given More Epic Footage

Slated for 2014

There was plenty of game footage on show in Nintendo's E3 Direct, with one eagerly awaited trailer being for Monolith Soft's X. First revealed in January, the fresh footage arrived with a vague confirmation of a 2014 release. Some themes from the first trailer have continued across, such as the use of impressive mechs that can...

Video: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes E3 Trailer Saves the Day

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes E3 Trailer Saves the Day

It's a LEGO Wolverine, at last

There are so many LEGO games out on the market — so, so many. Yet we seem to keep wanting more, possibly because in the majority of cases they're a lot of fun, and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes looks set to be a big release this Fall; versions will grace the Wii U, 3DS and DS. With the E3 madness now well underway, the...

Video: This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

And no, it's not closely based on the series

Zelda is a series that inspires plenty of people to take up instruments, cameras and more to produce fun videos or fan-albums for everyone to enjoy. It's also a franchise with such ardent fans that it can promote concerts worldwide and consistently sell out venues; it's truly iconic. Naturally, YouTube...

Video: A History Of Nintendo Controllers in Less Than 30 Seconds

A History Of Nintendo Controllers in Less Than 30 Seconds

The N64's is still the strangest...

Nintendo has often played the role of innovator with its control schemes, particularly in more recent times. When not innovating it's been satisfied with simply producing the best controllers of their kind — in the NES and Super NES variants — with the Nintendo 64 starting a trend for curious designs and...

Video: Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Lots and lots of lines

When teaching yourself video-making techniques and how to use various pieces of software, you could do worse than to use the time to commemorate a beloved gaming franchise. That's what a Vimeo user, DantheAdMan, has done, producing a video of motion sculptures based on characters from the iconic fighting franchise, such as...

Video: Check Out Donkey Kong at this Nintendo World Launch Event

Check Out Donkey Kong at this Nintendo World Launch Event

Credit to the guy in the outfit

The Nintendo World store in New York recently hosted a launch event for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, where attendees had the chance to enjoy other games featuring the mascot, pick up some goodie bags and meet the ape himself. Events such as these, as well as expos and similar occasions, give gamers a chance to...

News: Monster Hunter 4 Release Date and 3DS Systems Confirmed for Japan

Monster Hunter 4 Release Date and 3DS Systems Confirmed for Japan

The extended trailer looks awesome, too

Although initially set for a Spring release in Japan, Monster Hunter 4 has taken longer than expected to arrive on the 3DS. After a bit of a wait it's been confirmed, in the latest Japan-only Nintendo Direct, that the title will arrive in the region on 14th September, with a price tag of 5,990 yen — that's...

News: Watch Family Gamer TV Play Animal Crossing, Win A Limited Edition 3DS XL Console

Watch Family Gamer TV Play Animal Crossing, Win A Limited Edition 3DS XL Console

Turning a new leaf

Our good friends over at Family Gamer TV are running a series of Animal Crossing: New Leaf videos which chart one family's experiences with the latest entry in the popular franchise. As part of the series, Family Gamer TV is offering viewers the chance to win a limited edition Animal Crossing 3DS XL console. To be in with a...

Video: Namco Bandai Salutes the Tales Series and its 15th Anniversary

Namco Bandai Salutes the Tales Series and its 15th Anniversary

Includes the major titles since its debut

Namco Bandai has released an anniversary trailer in honour of fifteen years of the Tales series, as well as celebrating its upcoming release for the franchise, Tales of Xillia. The new addition to its family may not be arriving on the Wii U or 3DS - exclusive to the PS3, if you must know - but previous...

Video: Splinter Cell Blacklist Co-op Goes for the Kill

Splinter Cell Blacklist Co-op Goes for the Kill

More shoot-shoot-bang-bang than sneaky

Splinter Cell: Blacklist is one of a few major Ubisoft titles heading to Wii U, set to perform a sneak kill on the system in mid-August. It's shaping up reasonably well, based on recent footage, with reassurances that stealth can be prominent and information showing that the GamePad's capabilities will be put...