Xenoblade Chronicles’ Shulk to appear in Super Smash Bros for WiiU and DS

Xenoblade Chronicles’ Shulk to appear in Super Smash Bros for WiiU and DS

BACKSLASH! Nintendo shocked us today by confirming their latest addition to the Super Smash Bros roster. Xenoblade Chronicles’ protagonist Shulk will mark his franchises’ first appearance in the highly anticipated tournament brawler coming this winter. Shulk’s character in Super Smash Bros is based around his mythic energy blade The Monado. His fighting style would at ..

Put these characters in Mario Kart 8

Put these characters in Mario Kart 8

 Nintendo just did something that shocked us all. They’ve wised up and finally realized that their characters are what sells their games. Why else would we see Link, from The Legend of Zelda, in Mario Kart 8? This amazingly awesome turn of events got me thinking about who else I’d want to see in Mario ..

Animal Crossing and Zelda invade Mario Kart 8

Animal Crossing and Zelda invade Mario Kart 8

For the first time ever, non-Mario characters are crossing over to Mario Kart. Two DLC packs, slated for release in Nov 2014 and Spring 2015 respectively are available for pre-order on the Mario Kart 8 Shop. The first pack contains Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach and Link from The Legend of Zelda. Pack 2 will consist ..

Enter the Mario Kart 8 championships 2014 and win big!

Enter the Mario Kart 8 championships 2014 and win big!

Courtesy of Nintendo and Nintendolife.com, Nintendo will hold their seasonal tournament this summer by hosting an online-qualifying Mario Kart 8 tournament that will finish off with a National finals at EGX in London at the end of September. This tournament comes complete with amazing prizes such as every first-party Nintendo game released in the next ..

Ganondorf revealed in latest Hyrule Warriors Nintendo Direct Conference   

Ganondorf revealed in latest Hyrule Warriors Nintendo Direct Conference  

The infamous antagonist powerhouse, Ganondorf, steps forward as the latest character announced for the Wii U title Hyrule Warriors. He brings with him an in-depth look at the game, too, as a few familiar faces of evil once again raise their heads. Nintendo were kind enough to give us a look at upcoming Koei Tecmo/Nintendo ..

Comic-Con Trailer for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Comic-Con Trailer for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Fans of the Lego adaptation of everyone’s favorite overly-rich super hero will be happy to hear that a new trailer is now available for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. This upcoming game will pit some of the most popular DC heroes and villains against each other in an action-packed adventure. Expect to hear more about Lego Batman ..

Mega Man Battle Network out next week on Virtual Console

Mega Man Battle Network out next week on Virtual Console

Capcom have confirmed that the Mega Man: Battle Network series for Game Boy Advance will be released on the WiiU’s Virtual Console in North America on July 31st and in Europe on 24th July alongside Virtual Console ports of Mega Man 5 and 6.   &nbsp

Sonic Boom release date and box art revealed

Sonic Boom release date and box art revealed

Sonic Boom, Sega’s latest attempt at rebooting the Sonic franchise now has box art for the 3DS and WiiU versions.   Sega also revealed some of their new characters in Sonic Universe to join the likes of Tales, Knuckles and Cream! Some of the new characters include the following: Salty the self-proclaimed captain of the ..

Wii U Update 5.1.0 brings System Transfers and more e-Shop control

Wii U Update 5.1.0 brings System Transfers and more e-Shop control

With the latest Wii U update hitting consoles everywhere, two notable features have arisen; enabling gamers to switch their data to a new machine and added Wii U shop navigation other than the Wii U Gamepad. Wii U Pro Controller users, rejoice! That’s right, the erroneous design choice that locked all other input except the ..

More Mighty No. 9 footage released

More Mighty No. 9 footage released

More footage has been released for Mighty No. 9, Megaman’s spiritual sequel. Mighty No. 9 is the new crowd-sourced game from Megaman creator Keiji Inafune which promises to recreate the feel of the original Megaman games after Inafune became infuriated at Capcom’s treatment of his beloved creation. I can not deny it; my anticipation for ..

Own NES Remix? Get 50% off NES games

Own NES Remix? Get 50% off NES games

Nintendo has announced a new promotion for owners of their WiiU game, NES Remix 1 & 2. Starting in 3 days, if you downloaded a  copy of either NES Remix 1 or 2 on the WiiU, you can enjoy 50% off these NES Virtual console games on the WiiU! Super Mario Bros. The Legend of ..

Play the latest Nintendo games early

Play the latest Nintendo games early

Are you eager to smash Mario’s face in in glorious HD?! Do you want to hunt a giant monster in a whole new world?! Do you want to hold Nintendo’s answer to Skylanders in your hands? Well now you can avoid the wait! Nintendo will be showcasing their latest games such as Super Smash Bros. ..