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.
One of Capcom's most popular franchises, Monster Hunter, has never caught on outside of Japan. Why? Why not? Patrick spent more than a dozen hours trying to figure it out. Here's what he found.
Moving data between platforms and enabling 3DS online play will have to wait a few days.
ZombiU was not only a great reason to buy a Wii U, it was one of 2012's best experiences. Tough, scary, and weird, the developers at Ubisoft Montpellier talk about how it all happened.
The former 3DS exclusive is branching out. Just be prepared to pay full price.
A slightly lighter installment, as the whole staff is consumed with Game of the Year. Still, you're welcomed to shoot some bad dudes with ice, explore a LOST-like island, learn how Vice City was made, and plenty more.
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.
Jeff Gerstmann talks about Nintendo's brand-new console, the Wii U.
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!
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).
Exclusive to the Wii U, naturally, which is timed for the machine's launch.
23 games are headed for a November 18 release date, while a whole bunch more will be coming during that nebulous "launch window" period.
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.
Company struggling to gain footing after launch of 3DS.
...EA isn't sure if players will have the option to view the original endings.
With one question answered, another question is raised.
It's like Nintendo took a look at Spy Party and said "hmm."
What we're hearing while poking around the show floor and playing games.
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.
Jeff Gerstmann and the rest of Giant Bomb are off to see the latest from the world of video games at E3, the game industry's annual trade show.
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.
Nintendo? Prepping a Super Mario game? It's like the whole world's gone higgeldy-piggeldy!
Turns out Rayman: Origins was profitable, which is the greatest news ever.
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.
The company won't have a booth, and the games won't be any different.
A subscription fee is looking likely, as is an eventual release on Wii U.
Nintendo's president discusses all sorts of topics regarding Nintendo's future.
Then again, remember that development kits only recently went out.
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