Looking Back at Nintendo’s 125 Year Legacy

Looking Back at Nintendo’s 125 Year Legacy

Today, September 23, is Nintendo’s 125th anniversary of existence. Yes, the Japanese video game juggernaut we have all come to love was founded as Nintendo Kopai on September 23, 1889 by Fausajiro Yamauchi in Kyoto, Japan. At the time, the company specialized in production and marketing of Hanafuda playing cards, which translates to “Flower Cards” in English. They are still very popular in Japan to this day. Another interesting thing […]

This Canadian Walmart Has Metroid Prime Other M Priced At $79.83

This Canadian Walmart Has Metroid Prime Other M Priced At $79.83

As a gamer, I tend to stop in at a number of different retail outlets. As a Canadian, I know things here can be pretty pricey, but I always assumed game pricing was pretty generic across that board. So you can imagine I was pretty shocked when I came across Metroid Prime Other M at this Walmart and saw that it was priced at $79.83. Now, I know pricing errors […]

Cancelled Super Mario Spikers Game Brought To Light

Cancelled Super Mario Spikers Game Brought To Light

Super Mario Spikers Was To Be A Volleyball/Wrestling Crossover Had Super Mario Spikers not been cancelled, it would have seen the cast of the Mario franchise perform in a volleyball/wrestling crossover. As reported on Unseen64, Super Mario Spikers was in development by Next Level Games, the team that brought us Super Mario Strikers and its successor Super Mario Strikers: Charged for the Gamecube. Spikers was intended to be released on […]

Club Nintendo September Game Rewards Announced (Updated)

Club Nintendo September Game Rewards Announced (Updated)

Update: Nintendo has re-added Kirby Super Star for Wii U’s Virtual Console at the price of 200 coins. Original Story: The North American Club Nintendo website has been updated with a new batch of game rewards. Nintendo has updated their Club Nintendo website for the month of September with a collection of new game rewards gamers can download. Starting today members of the site can exchange their Club Nintendo coins […]

Miyamoto: Nintendo’s Hardware Is The Only Real Way To Innovate

Miyamoto: Nintendo’s Hardware Is The Only Real Way To Innovate

As industry analysts, we’ve  asked the same question time and time again: “why can’t Nintendo just make software for other platforms.” After all, most of Nintendo’s greatest products rely on software rather than the system that plays it. I think most of us would agree that titles like Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario 3D World are great games, but they’ve had only slight success at  pushing the Wii U […]

Pokkén Tournament Arcade Game Announced

Pokkén Tournament Arcade Game Announced

Nintendo’s big Pokémon announcement that has been teased recently has been revealed to be a new arcade fighting gamed titled: Pokkén Tournament. The announcement was made on Japanese show NicoNico and by the president of the Pokémon company himself, Tsunekazu Ishihara. The game will be developed by Bandai Namco under the leadership of Tekken series director Katushiro Harada and Soulcalibur series main programmer Masaaki Hoshino. So far the only announced fighters shown are Lucario and Machamp, […]

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’s New Brainiac Trailer

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’s New Brainiac Trailer

It looks like the new Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is shooting back with a new villain. In a recently released trailer, Lego Batman 3 reveals Brainiac as well as his diabolical plan to take over Earth. In the trailer, Batman starts knocked out on the ground as his partner Robin comes to check on him. Batman then has a glowing green trance in his eyes and attacks Robin. After holding […]

GoldenEye 007 N64: James Bond Vs. Jimmy Fallon

GoldenEye 007 N64: James Bond Vs. Jimmy Fallon

In 1997, a certain little game called GoldenEye 007 was released on the Nintendo 64, much to the delight of thousands of teenage boys. The game was developed by Rareware, and is based on the film of the same name, starring British actor Pierce Brosnan as James Bond.  In this day and age, the James Bond-inspired first-person shooter is often considered to be one of the greatest games ever created due to its gameplay mechanics, […]

10 Hard To Find Video Games

10 Hard To Find Video Games

We’ve all heard of stories of somebody buying a tattered old box full of junk at a garage sale for $6, only to open it and find some sort of rarity. Believe it or not this happens a lot with old video games. I’m going to name ten rare video games that are worth holding onto or if you really wanted to, sell for a nice price. So dig into that […]

Smash Bros. Bundle-Preorder on Amazon

Smash Bros. Bundle-Preorder on Amazon

Smash Bros.’ release date is drawing ever closer on the horizon, and after winning the Most Wanted Consumer award at Gamescom, the hype for the game couldn’t be higher. Nintendo’s been holding back this ace in the hole long enough from their abysmally-selling console, but lo and behold, they are finally about to play it. Smash Bros. for the Wii U (not the 3DS version) is available for pre-order on […]