Tag: Wii U

May
01

I’m Simultaneously Happy and Frustrated with Star Fox Zero

Created as a weird sequel/prequel/remake for the Nintendo 64 classic Star Fox 64, this new adventure with the Star Fox team is familiar is a lot of ways. It’s the same crew, same premise, and largely the same type of gameplay. But […]

Jul
31

Pro Tips for Playing Splatoon

We’ve all had a couple months to get used to the controls of Nintendo’s newest video game, Splatoon. While the ink-filled madness has been capturing many a Wii U fanboy, maybe you’ve found yourself at the wrong end of the Splat […]

May
11

The Ink-Covered Awesomeness of the Splatoon Global Testfire

Were you lucky enough to get into the ink soaked action this weekend and play the Splatoon Global Testfire demo? It wouldn’t surprise me if you weren’t, because Nintendo didn’t give a huge warning on when it would be available, and […]

Nov
16

Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 1 Video Review

By now you all likely know the first chunk of DLC for Nintendo’s Mario Kart 8 is here. It has three new characters for your racing pleasure, including Link from the Legend of Zelda series, as well as a few […]

Jun
23

Pro Tips for Playing Mario Kart 8

You’ve been playing Mario Kart 8 for a few weeks now and have been having a great time. The 50cc races were a piece of cake, and the 100cc races weren’t too challenging, but the 150cc trails were tough. Harder […]

Jun
21

Animal Crossing Cosplay!!

At this year’s Fanime Convention in San Jose, California, a few friends of mine decided we needed to take our liking of the Animal Crossing: Sweet Day game in Nintendo Land for Wii U to the next level.

Jun
11

You Might as Well Buy the Photos With Mario Cards

If you frequent Target stores, specifically the electronics section of Target stores, you may have come across one of these special pre-paid Nintendo Points cards. They look like this They’re $10 Nintendo eShop cards that also come with a small […]

May
27

Stages I Want to See Most in the New Super Smash Bros. Games

With E3 nearly upon us and information about the new Super Smash Bros. trickling out in steady succession, my mind has been stirring with thoughts of what may come to be. You can browse just about any gaming blog and […]

May
07

The Rise of the Wii U?

Nintendo has been around for awhile. They’ve weathered many storms and come out, for the most part, better for it. Not everyone was on board with the Wii, thinking motion controls were going to flop big time, but here we […]

Feb
27

Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Nintendo’s flagship franchises each excel at doing one thing particularly well: Mario is an approachable platformer for all ages; Zelda fulfills the epic fantasy needs we all crave, Metroid is our exploration and shooting fix, and so on. With the […]