We're used to seeing Mario and friends adorning all sorts of products outside the sphere of video games, from backpacks to bottlecaps and beyond. Occasionally, we'll find them featured on unofficial products, such as this rather nifty-looking boardgame or on the sides of a bouncy castle - that sort of thing. On yet other occasions we...
Because it’s fake
Nintendo struck a deal with Nvidia recently to release its games in China. While this is yet another step in the right direction within the growing market, local operations haven’t always been quite as upfront. As publicised by Chinese Nintendo, back in the day there were unlicensed Mario board games available featuring art...
Frank Sandqvist reveals all
The latest update in the 'leaked NX controller' saga is also hopefully the last as a video by hoaxer Frank Sandqvist has appeared on YouTube that explains the production of his impressive fake. Sandqvist explains that after finding out that the original 'white' Nintendo NX controller leak
In the past week two separate sets of images emerged that were claimed to be sneaky pictures of NX kits by developers. The first was a white unit which we gave the 'rumour buster' treatment, and then the second set were higher resolution images of a black unit that were somewhat more convincing. We were shown information that we then...