Nintendo has had a fabulous last 12 months. One year ago today, the company was on a continuous downward spiral, with yet another quarterly loss to report, and more results falling short of their expectations. After finally bottoming-out, Nintendo is now turning a profit once again for the first time in years, and more importantly,… Read more »
It has been a long crazy set of weeks for Super Smash Bros 4. First, the game leaks through the internet and the entire roster is revealed. Secondly, the game releases a day early in Japan, confirming said roster and finally, the release date of Smash Bros 4 for the Wii U may have just… Read more »
Mutton Chop Game Critiques is a show where I look at video games past and and present and grade them as academically as possible based on the narrative, the aesthetics, the gameplay, and how the game make one feel through those three aspects combined. This week, I’m looking at Shovel Knight!
Lots of fighters have been confirmed for Smash Bros. after the 3DS version was streamed on Twitch.
Nintendo’s MiiVerse is a central aspect to the Wii U console’s operation and it has not only changed how we interact with one another, but how we interact with our games. Modern gaming is taking full advantage of society’s social media obsession, finally eliminating the stereotype of the gamer as an isolated recluse. What is… Read more »
Ubisoft confirmed that Watch Dogs for Wii U will release November 18 in North America and a Europe release date for November 21.
Nintendo will be broadcasting a special Nintendo Direct today that will be all about Platinum Game’s upcoming Bayonetta 2, which will be released exclusively on the Wii U next month.
Nintendo UK has announced a 10% off sale coming to Wii U and 3DS over the coming weeks. In celebration of Hyrule Warriors release on September 26, each week a variety of Zelda titles, old and new, will have a reduced price of around 30%. Even Hyrule Warriors itself will be reduced by 10% upon its release… Read more »
As of the writing of this post, the Kickstarter for Aegis Defenders is now coming to a close, with only 62 hours remaining. The campaign funding shot up to nearly double the original goal of $65,000 in the past 20-odd days, and it continues to climb, nearing the $125,000 stretch goal of Local Co-op, which… Read more »
Nintendo’s announcement of the New 3DS has caused cheers and complaints, but above all, confusion. Is this a new system or just a slight upgrade? The most obvious addition to the New 3DS is a bunch of buttons: two triggers and a second analog stick have been added. Perhaps the most underwhelming feature of the 3DS… Read more »
Though we often discuss the differences between game-consoles—why Microsoft added this, why Sony added that—one aspect remains the same across the board. The PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U are all black. If a variation is released, the best we can expect is usually white. In the past, designers haven’t been as strict. The… Read more »
Nintendo had a ton of announcements today regarding release dates for their fall/holiday season. Among these release dates was Bayonetta 2, which will launch exclusively on the Wii U October 24th. Back in June at E3, Nintendo announced that the sequel would be bundled with the first game at no extra cost.