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Mario Kart Arcade GP DX will Make its Way to US Arcades Next Year 0

After extensive testing and after its actual release in Japan last summer, Mario Kart Arcade GP DX is ready to kart itself over to the North American market. According to a recent report by ArcadeHeroes.com, Mario’s latest arcade outing is being presented at the IAAPA 2013 trade show in Orlando, FL, and will arrive to(…)

Sonic the Hedgehog Returns to Super Smash Bros. 0

I was a 90s teen, so I managed to live in that brief timeframe when a videogame featuring both Sonic and Mario is unheard of, even in fanfiction (because it would be sacrilegious to either side, as the Nintendo-Sega fan rivalry is still at its peak) so imagine my glee when the first games featuring(…)

First Person Sonic the Hedgehog 0

By now, you’re probably already familiar with the fan-made Youtube video that puts Super Mario Bros. in First Person Perspective. It was certainly a novel idea and showed the Mushroom Kingdom as a really beautiful place (not counting the Goombas and the ridiculously large cannons that shoot equally large bullets). Most people will also remember(…)

New Super Luigi U Trailer

New Super Luigi U Trailer 0

Nintendo has just released a lengthy introductory trailer for the upcoming New Super Luigi U. The clip aims to celebrate the character (as part of The Year of Luigi) as well as showcase his moves, which tend to suit a different playstyle when compared to his portly brother. Check out the video below:

Overview Footage Shows Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

Overview Footage Shows Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon 0

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Luigi’s Mansion: Darkmoon, this time in the form of a 4-minute overview of the various ghostly frights that Mario’s green-garbed sibling has to contend with. Granted that they’re cute, cuddly little ghosts most of the time, but the atmosphere is so well-crafted that(…)

Reggie Fils-Aime Invites You to Learn More About the Wii U

Reggie Fils-Aime Invites You to Learn More About the Wii U 0

We’re only a few hours away from a big Nintendo Direct presentation, in which President Satoru Iwata will be revealing the Wii U launch details that we’ve all been waiting for, which will include the pricing information and the much awaited release date. While the announcement is scheduled at 3 am ET in Japan, Nintendo’s(…)

Why they call him Donkey Kong

Why they call him Donkey Kong 0

One of the most pervasive myths in the gaming industry concerns the name of Shigeru Miyamoto’s Donkey Kong, with most people thinking that it was originally called Monkey Kong, but was changed by accident for the American release – with the company deciding to stick with the name after it became popular.

Valve meets Nintendo: Mario Portal

Valve meets Nintendo: Mario Portal 0

Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros and Valve’s Portal may occupy opposite ends of the videogame spectrum(one is 2d, the other is 3d, one from the east, the other from the west), but they’ve got a couple of things in common: both games are genre-defining titles that have stood the test of time, and both offer addictive(…)

Japan’s McDonald’s brings 3DS/DS Game Downloads

Japan’s McDonald’s brings 3DS/DS Game Downloads 0

Over the next four weeks, Japanese fans of the Nintendo 3DS and McDonald’s will have something that brings together two of their favorite things, as Japan’s McDonald’s branches will start to offer FREE downloadable content for both the Nintendo DS and 3DS handhelds. Some of the more noteworthy free content being made available include the(…)

Gamers achieve next step in AIDS research, not just World of Warcraft

Gamers achieve next step in AIDS research, not just World of Warcraft 0

Geeks, nerds, dweebs, and all around poindexters have claimed that even though they suck at sports and social interaction, they have truly been on the forefront of making the world a better place.  Though it is hard to understand how 24 hour Halo marathons or painting a car to look like an A-Wing fighter is(…)