Articles Tagged with nintendo

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of April 6, 2014

new video game releases for the week of April 6

The new video game releases for the week of April 6, 2014 includes the return of a once beloved baseball game, a Disney Animal Crossing meets theme park game for the 3DS, and more LEGO shenanigans with hobbits. The biggest title gracing our new video game release list is undoubtedly Titanfall for the Xbox 360…. Read more »

Mario Kart 8: New Trailer Shows Awesome New Features [VIDEO]

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo released a brand new trailer for their next installment in the Mario Kart series, Mario Kart 8. This new trailer also showed off some brand new features never before used in previous titles, and they are interesting. According to the Official Nintento Magazine UK, the new trailer for Mario Kart 8 focused primarily on… Read more »

New Videogame Releases for the Week of March 23

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The new video game releases for the week of March 23 show a lot of releases for Sony’s PlayStation family of devices. Fez finally makes its way over to the PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. Fighting fans will be happy to see BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma make its way stateside and action game fans will be… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of March 16 2014

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The New video game releases for the week of March 16 is a big week for Sony’s PlayStation 4. With Titanfall helping the UK boost sales upwards of 96% in what is traditionally a PlayStation stronghold, Sony needs to come back swinging in order to keep the momentum. The long awaited Final Fantasy X/X-2 remake… Read more »

‘Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze’ Review for the Wii U

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is the latest game from Nintendo for the struggling Wii U console. With sales at dangerously low numbers and 3rd party publishers falling off like rotten bananas, a lot of pressure is on Retro Studio’s next entry in the Donkey Kong series to perform well and move a few Wii… Read more »

Nintendo Pay Cuts Ahead for President, Board and Mario Creator

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The Wii U has been a financial ball and chain leading to Nintendo pay cuts for its top brass. On Wednesday, the President of Nintendo announced that he would take a self inflicted 50% pay cut after a disastrous earnings report for Q4. As The Inquisitr reported earlier, Nintendo slashed their 4th quarter earnings over… Read more »

Xbox One, PS4 Launch Could Be Good For Business, Says Nintendo

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While some folks think the launch of the Xbox One and PS4 could easily bury the Wii U, Nintendo firmly believes the new consoles could be good for business across the board. Company president Satoru Iwata doesn’t seem too worried about Microsoft and Sony’s new machines. In fact, Iwata seems to think the consoles will… Read more »

Goodbye Nintendo Wii, Groundbreaking Console Ends Production

Nintendo Wii Ends Production Run

When the Nintendo Wii was unveiled competitors Microsoft (Xbox) and Sony (Playstation) dismissed the gaming console as nothing but a passing fad. More than 100 million units later and the popular console has ended its production run. Deemed as the “first gaming console for everybody” by Oprah Winfrey, the Wii ended up in retirement homes,… Read more »

Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies: Nintendo Video Game Innovator Mourned

Hiroshi Yamauchi Passes: Former Nintendo President Dies At 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi has passed away at age 85. Yamauchi was the former president of video game company Nintendo. He died after battling pneumonia, the company announced Thursday. Yamauchi lead the Japanese company for over half a decade. He can be credited for transforming Nintendo into a legendary video game and console producer. Yamauchi became the… Read more »

Nintendo Wii U Price Drop Coming This September

Wii U Price Cut

The Nintendo Wii U is expected to drop its price by $50 starting at the end of next month. With the new batch of next-generation consoles looming on the horizon, the company might be a little worried about getting lost in the proverbial shuffle. In order to compete with Xbox One and Playstation 4, Nintendo… Read more »

Nintendo Shuts Down ‘Metroid’ Fan Film

Nintendo shuts down 'Metroid' fan film

Nintendo shut down a Metroid fan film, citing copyright infringement. Nintendo has been known to be lenient with blatant rule-breakers, allowing YouTube‘s private channels to stay up while simply taking the profits for themselves, as previously reported by The Inquisitr. In that case, they were lenient because they could have easily just taken the whole… Read more »

Mike Tyson Plays Punch-Out For The First Time And Really Sucks [Video]

Mike Tyson Punch-Out, Champ Plays, Is Unbelievably Bad

Mike Tyson Punch-Out made the former heavyweight boxing champion a household name in the 1980s — well, that and the poor hapless victims he knocked senseless during that period of time. But surprisingly, close to 26 years later, Tyson never played the video game himself until waiting in the green room during a recent appearance… Read more »

‘Super Mario Bros. 3’ Heading To Wii U, 3DS Virtual Consoles

'Super Mario Bros. 3' coming to Wii U, 3DS virtual consoles

Super Mario Bros. 3 is heading to the Wii U and 3DS Virtual Consoles. If you haven’t heard of Super Mario Bros., you’re probably not a gamer. Super Mario Bros. was part of the great comeback of the video game industry after the movie tie-in E.T. for Atari crashed it. Super Mario Bros. starred a… Read more »

Nintendo: Once Pioneer, Now Struggling

Nintendo was once a pioneer, now struggling

Nintendo was once the reason why video games were considered profitable. The gaming giant was a pioneer, and now it’s struggling to stay afloat. Here’s hoping this article isn’t a eulogy. It would be a shame if the company that brought video games back from the dead ended up failing in its last attempts to… Read more »

Nintendo Petition Hopes To End 3DS And Wii U Regional Locking

Nintendo Regional Locking Petition

A Nintendo petition that is making its way around the web is asking that the gaming giant end the practice of regional locking on its popular 3DS and Wii U gaming consoles. Both the Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4 decided to ditch the restrictive practice, and Nintendo gamers are now demanding the same treatment…. Read more »