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By Nic Rowen, May 5, 2015 Comments Off on Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends 3DS, Wii U

Move over, Smash Bros! Okay, wait, maybe just take a step to the left for a sec while we look at this news. Little Orbit has announced that it will be publishing Vicious Cycle’s Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, May 5, 2015 Comments Off on Nihilumbra Coming to Wii U Wii U

BeautiFun Games has finally confirmed the release date of their puzzle adventure title for the Wii U. Now that’s made its way through Nintendo’s rigid review process, we’ll be seeing it on May 14th—so not long at all to wait… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, May 4, 2015 Comments Off on Nintendo of America is Really Sorry You Can’t Give Them Money Amiibo

Nintendo has been having a problem with amiibo supply. Not a secret. Everyone knows about it and sometimes we feel like a record on repeat when we report on this. There are so many “main” figures to be found, but… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, May 4, 2015 Comments Off on Yooka-Laylee Surpasses All Funding Expectations in 24 Hours Wii U, Wii-U eShop

When we last left you on Friday, we announced that fledgling studio Playtonic Games had announced they were making a spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie, and that it would be crowdfunded through Kickstarter. Well, the initial funding goal was broken in… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Spiritual Successor to Banjo-Kazooie Coming to Wii U Wii U, Wii-U eShop

And it shall be called: Yooka-Laylee. Previously, we’ve seen it referred to in rumor posts as Project Ukulele, but now it’s officially being pitched as the Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor, even sharing the same dual-character arrangement during gameplay. The character of… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Rynn’s Adventure: Trouble in the Enchanted Forest This Fall 3DS, 3DS eShop, Indie, Wii U, Wii-U eShop

Here comes another indie title! It’s coming to the Wii U and 3DS eShops this fall, a 2D sidescrolling platformer from Arcane Four Studios called Rynn’s Adventure: Trouble in the Enchanted Forest. The game features a fox named Rynn, who… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, April 30, 2015 Comments Off on Silver Mario? Is That You? Amiibo

Yes, Silver Mario is a real boy! Er, amiibo! It’s not some bizarre deception cooked up to send Nintendo fans and amiibo collectors into a frenzy. It’s certainly no gold Mario, but it’s enough to give you heart palpitations… and… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, April 30, 2015 Comments Off on September Release for Mighty No. 9 3DS, Wii U

We finally have release dates for the latest title from Keiji Inafune’s Comcept studio: Mighty No. 9. No, it won’t arrive this spring, and yes, you’ve been waiting a long time… but it’s coming to the Wii U on September… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, April 29, 2015 Comments Off on WayForward Brings Mighty Switch Force! 3DS HOME Theme 3DS, 3DS eShop

This HOME Theme thing is really happening, isn’t it? Who knew. And now WayForward is getting into the swing of things, releasing a variety of Premium themes for Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (which we told you about some time… Read More »

By Nic Rowen, April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Aww… 8-Bit World of Nintendo Plushies Gamer Life

Plushies, plushies, and more plushies! Everybody likes plushies! Especially when they’re as awesome as what you see here—a triumphant trio of retro-style plushies, made by Jakks Pacific for the ubiquitous line of World of Nintendo toys. It’s Mario, Luigi, and… Read More »