I Asked Nintendo Some Questions, But Didn't Get Many Answers
The future of Virtual Console? Metroid? Other Retro games? The status of Earthbound? These are things I wanted to know. Sadly, Nintendo's senior communications director, Charlie Scibetta, wasn't budging.
The Guns of Navarro: Let the Games Begin...
With only a week until the whole staff heads down to E3, Alex ponders what to expect, what to hope for, and what probably just isn't true.
Notes from Nintendo Direct: Sonic Exclusives, Wonderful 101 Release Date, Game Gear on 3DS
Not the most eventful of Nintendo Directs, but a few details about the publisher's summer lineup have come to light.
The Guns of Navarro: Wii Would Prefer Not To
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.
Notes from Nintendo Direct: A Link to the Past and Yoshi's Island Sequels, Earthbound to Wii U VC
Plus a whole bunch of release dates and other useful info.
Notes from Nintendo Direct: The Year of Luigi!
Nintendo doubles down on Mario's scaredy-pants bro with a new 3DS RPG and New Super Mario Bros. U DLC.
Notes from Nintendo Direct: New Yoshi, Old Zelda Headed to Wii U
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.
Latest Nintendo Direct Filled With...Not Much
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.
Nintendo Sneaks Out Wii U, 3DS Firmware Updates
Doesn’t appear to be much more than stability tweaks, not new features.
Wii Mini is Real, and a Canadian Exclusive (For Now)
Priced at $99.99, it can't connect to the Internet or play GameCube games.
Nintendo Sold a Bunch of Hardware Last Week
1.2 million total pieces of gaming hardware were sold by the company over the last week, including around 400,000 Wii Us.
Worth Reading: 11/16/12
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.
Wii U Will Launch Without a Few Things We Thought the Wii U Would Launch With
TVii? Nope. Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix video streaming? Nuh-uh. Games? There are still games? PHEW!
Joust Will Get By With a Little Help from Its Friends
The reason to buy a Move controller is slowly but surely coming to a PlayStation near you. Maybe.
The Reason Nintendo Said Goodbye to Friend Codes
Nintendo watched what its users did with Friend Codes, changed course.
New Details on Nintendo's Deluxe Digital Promotion
Every 500 points, you get $5 to spend on the eShop (if you bought deluxe).
Worth Reading: 10/26/12
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.
Mario, Link, Others Come to Scribblenauts Unlimited
Exclusive to the Wii U, naturally, which is timed for the machine's launch.
Xbox 360, Wii Receive Holiday Price Cuts
Nothing expected from Sony on the PS3 or Vita front, however.
Nintendo Announces Pushmo Sequel, Nothing Else Matters
Okay, okay, so they announced a bunch of other 3DS games, too. I guess.
Here’s a Circle Pad Pro on a 3DS XL
It still looks like a total monster, and it's still pretty hilarious.
Wii U Arrives in United States on November 18
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.
Nintendo Reveals Japanese Wii U Price, Launch Details
Which means you should be taking the prices listed with a grain of salt, okay?
Nintendo to Stream Big Wii U Event Tomorrow [UPDATED]
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.
Worth Reading: 08/24/12
After a few weeks off, Worth Reading returns with a barrage of games, stories, and links to keep you busy this weekend.
Bummer Morning: Nintendo Power Closing, PopCap And Funcom Layoffs [UPDATED]
PopCap hasn't yet commented, but Nintendo Power news seems legit.
Nintendo Losses Continue, But 3DS Now Profitable
Company struggling to gain footing after launch of 3DS.
Shigeru Miyamoto Addresses His Future at Nintendo
No revelations, but Miyamoto reiterates concentration on smaller projects.
Yep, Nintendo’s Making a Bigger Circle Pad Pro
The upcoming 3DS XL will also get the still-ridiculous add-on.
The Unlikely Three-Year Journey of a Niche DS Game
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.
Namco Bandai’s Smash Bros., 3DS XL And Tons More Nintendo News
Because Nintendo’s press conference was so action packed, this had to wait.
Nintendo's E3 2012 Press Conference: Still Chasing Dads After All These Years
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.
Wii U’s Controller May Have Seen Some Changes
No more Circle Pad-style analog sticks, and some swapped button placement.
Width vs. Depth: Nintendo's New Interest in Fans
If you're to believe Satoru Iwata's rhetoric, Wii U will be for the core. Mostly.
Nintendo Planning On Bringing Retail 3DS and Wii U Titles Out Digitally
Nintendo plans on kicking off the digital/retail combo with New Super Mario Bros. 2.
Nintendo Lost $461.2 Million Last Year
The company cites the lowered costs of the 3DS and Wii as contributing factors.
Nintendo Has a Mario Game In the Works for the Wii U, Will Show it at E3 [UPDATED]
Nintendo? Prepping a Super Mario game? It's like the whole world's gone higgeldy-piggeldy!
XSEED Will Do What Nintenwon't, Agrees to Localize 'The Last Story' for North America
Mistwalker's Wii RPG will finally be coming to the U.S. this summer.
Nintendo Announcing Stuff Tomorrow, Says Digital Reggie
The same day Sony launches the Vita. Pretty sneaky, sis!
Wii U Inspired By Original Concept for Wii Remote
The idea of creating a controller with a separate screen isn’t new at Nintendo.
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