Not the most eventful of Nintendo Directs, but a few details about the publisher's summer lineup have come to light.
The Year of Luigi has become something more than just a marketing push for Nintendo, as it struggles to find its place in the modern gaming landscape.
Plus a whole bunch of release dates and other useful info.
Nintendo doubles down on Mario's scaredy-pants bro with a new 3DS RPG and New Super Mario Bros. U DLC.
Plus, mentions of games we can expect to see at E3, and one of the weirdest damn RPG crossovers we've heard about in some time.
Nintendo mostly spent a few minutes on release dates, including some delays. You'll have to wait a little bit longer to control some Pikmin.
Doesn’t appear to be much more than stability tweaks, not new features.
Priced at $99.99, it can't connect to the Internet or play GameCube games.
1.2 million total pieces of gaming hardware were sold by the company over the last week, including around 400,000 Wii Us.
A few thoughts on Wii U just days from its launch, pondering the impact of YouTube broadcasters on games writers, and your regular assortment of games, articles, and random links.
TVii? Nope. Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix video streaming? Nuh-uh. Games? There are still games? PHEW!
The reason to buy a Move controller is slowly but surely coming to a PlayStation near you. Maybe.
Nintendo watched what its users did with Friend Codes, changed course.
Every 500 points, you get $5 to spend on the eShop (if you bought deluxe).
A few thoughts on this week's journo drama, and a graphic we spent all week on. Plus, a large helping of games, stories, videos, and links to a bunch of ridiculousness.
Exclusive to the Wii U, naturally, which is timed for the machine's launch.
Nothing expected from Sony on the PS3 or Vita front, however.
Okay, okay, so they announced a bunch of other 3DS games, too. I guess.
It still looks like a total monster, and it's still pretty hilarious.
The date is set, prices are in ($299, $349), new games have been announced (Bayonetta 2, Black Ops 2), and the road to Wii U's launch has begun.
Which means you should be taking the prices listed with a grain of salt, okay?
Yes, there's a new console launching later this year, if you've forgotten, and there are livestreams happening for both New York and Japan.
After a few weeks off, Worth Reading returns with a barrage of games, stories, and links to keep you busy this weekend.
PopCap hasn't yet commented, but Nintendo Power news seems legit.
Company struggling to gain footing after launch of 3DS.
No revelations, but Miyamoto reiterates concentration on smaller projects.
The upcoming 3DS XL will also get the still-ridiculous add-on.
Jason Rohrer's Diamond Trust of London nearly disappeared several times, but the magic number of $78,715 will finally bring the strategy game to life.
Because Nintendo’s press conference was so action packed, this had to wait.
You couldn't have asked for a better opening to a Nintendo conference. You probably could have asked for a better, or at least more consistent remaining 45 minutes, however.
No more Circle Pad-style analog sticks, and some swapped button placement.
If you're to believe Satoru Iwata's rhetoric, Wii U will be for the core. Mostly.
Nintendo plans on kicking off the digital/retail combo with New Super Mario Bros. 2.
The company cites the lowered costs of the 3DS and Wii as contributing factors.
Nintendo? Prepping a Super Mario game? It's like the whole world's gone higgeldy-piggeldy!
Mistwalker's Wii RPG will finally be coming to the U.S. this summer.
The same day Sony launches the Vita. Pretty sneaky, sis!
The idea of creating a controller with a separate screen isn’t new at Nintendo.
You'll be playing Wii U before year's end, but until then...
The importance of 3DS and this year's Wii U launch becomes bigger than ever.
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