Wii drops to $130

By: Eddie Makuch Nintendo has cut the price of the Wii in the United States. The Mario maker today announced a new $130 bundle that includes a black Wii console, as well as copies of Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort on one disc. The $130 Wii bundle is shipping to stores immediately and will be “broadly available” by October 28. The new Wii bundle … Continue reading Wii drops to $130

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Miyamoto, Retro working on ‘fantastic’ Wii U games

By: Eddie Makuch The Wii U will launch with 52 games by April 2013, but there’s more in the pipeline, at least two of which are from well-respected Nintendo studios and the Mario creator himself. Speaking during the latest installment of Game Trailers TV, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said new Wii U projects from Shigeru Miyamoto and Metroid developer Retro Studios are in … Continue reading Miyamoto, Retro working on ‘fantastic’ Wii U games

Mario Kart 7 update kills shortcut exploits

Mario Kart 7 has been given an update.  Nintendo Europe announced today that they launched an update for the game that “kills off several shortcut exploits for the 3DS racing game”.  The reason for the update is due to the fact that Nintendo deemed the use of short cuts unfair on particular courses.  Those courses are: Wuhu Island Loop Wuhu Mountain Loop & GBA Bowser … Continue reading Mario Kart 7 update kills shortcut exploits

Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads

Now this does not surprise me.  I have this friend, she is adorable, and let me tell you, she simply loves this game.  But anyway, lets talk about the game shall we. Finnish developer Rovio Mobile today announced that games in the bird-flinging, pig-destroying portable strategy game franchise have been downloaded more than 1 billion times.  It is said that this milestone came in march … Continue reading Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads

Report: Miyamoto Speaks About New Mario Wii U Game

Shigeru Miyamoto, the father of the Mario franchise, has reportedly announced via the Spanish newspaper El Mundo that Nintendo will be showing a new Mario title for the Wii U. It is said that the new game will incorporate the Wii U’s tablet screen as well as TV elements, no other details were released. However, according to the news piece, it will be shown at … Continue reading Report: Miyamoto Speaks About New Mario Wii U Game