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6 min ago | RPGamer

Natsume Reveals Alphadia Genesis' Main Cast

Natsume has revealed more details regarding the cast and story for its upcoming Wii U release of Alphadia Genesis .


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, Brain Candy, Fray

4 hrs ago | Polygon

Disney Infinity is free to download on Wii U

Wii owners looking to upgrade their Disney Infinity experience to the Wii U version can do so on the cheap - the original game is now available to download free of charge from the Nintendo eShop.


Related Topix: Disney Infinity, Disney Interactive Studios, Avalanche Software, Video Games, Wii U, The, Deep Silver

8 hrs ago | Business News

Mario Kart 8 news

Although the Wii comfortably outsold PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Nintendo 's latest console, the Wii U, hasn't been as successful.


Related Topix: Video Games, Mario Kart 8, WII, PS3, Mario Kart, X360

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Zelda Turns 27

When it arrived on the Nintendo Entertainment System it had already been out in Japan for over a year on the Famicom Disk System peripheral.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda


Pokemon Art Academy Gets a North American Release Date

Initially launched in Japan on June 16 and in Europe on July 6 , the instructional art game is finally making its way to North American 3DS handhelds on October 24. It will be available both as an eShop download and as a retail release for $40 USD.


Related Topix: Pokemon, Ambrella, Video Games

Play Nintendo World Tour hits Houston's Galleria Mall

Looking for something to do this weekend? Are you excited to play some of the newest games Nintendo has to offer? And do both for free? Then head on out to the Galleria and check out the Play Nintendo World Tour .


Related Topix: Super Mario, Video Games, Mario Kart, Yoshi's New Island, Arzest, Game Freak, Pokemon X, Pokemon Y, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

'The Waste Land' developer talks about his love of 8-Bit visuals

"The Waste Land" developer Michele Caletti grew up playing games like "Castelvania II: Simon's Quest" and "Metroid," so while on the train, back and forth to work every day, he decided to create the type of game he said "is like a living fossil."


Related Topix: Metroid, Team Ninja, Video Games, Yacht Club Games, Shovel Knight

Boy Genius

Yet another hugely popular gaming franchise spurns the Wii U

Nintendo has always thrived on the strength of its first-party games, from Super Mario Bros.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda, Wii U, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , Battlefield!, Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Microsoft Xbox


Angry Birds Stella Pegged For 4th September Release

Earlier this year, Rovio announced that they had a new Angry Birds game in the works called Angry Birds Stella .


Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, Gadgets

Business Wire

Nintendo News: Pok mon Art Academy Launches for Nintendo 3DS on Oct. 24

Starting Oct. 24, aspiring artists can hone their skills through a series of easy-to-follow lessons under the tutelage of esteemed Professor Andy in this new 2D art-instruction game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.


Related Topix: Art Academy, Headstrong Games, Video Games

Free Xbox One Games & PS4's Last of Us Maps - IGN Daily Fix

Free game trials may come to Xbox One & The Last of Us receives free multiplayer maps.


Related Topix: Activision, Minecraft, Call of Duty , Video Games, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, SCEA, Wii U

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Motorized Roller Skates That Make 12 MPH Feel Absolutely Terrifying

Here's the first thing I learned when riding a pair of RocketSkates: 12 mph might seem slow, but strap a pair of motorized roller skates to your feet and that speed becomes instantly terrifying.


Related Topix: Make, MuuMuu, Video Games, California


The Wii U's first iOS and PC cross-platform game gets a release date

Last year I wrote about how 3D strategy game Cubemen 2 would be paving new ground by being the first Wii U game that offers cross-platform compatibility with non-Nintendo devices - specifically PC, Mac, Linux and iOS.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, Cubemen 2, 3 Sprockets, Games, Party Game

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Do Self-Driving Cars Make Speed Limits Obsolete?

It's a question without a definitive answer just yet, but if the super-nerds at Google are to be trusted, we may soon be better off without speed limits.


Related Topix: Make, MuuMuu, Video Games


'Disney Infinity' (ALL) Wii Owners Gets Free Wii U Upgrade

Disney Infinity allows players to experience original adventures in some of their favorite Disney and Pixar worlds and to build their own worlds using the power of their imagination.


Related Topix: Disney Infinity, Disney Interactive Studios, Avalanche Software, Video Games, Wii U, The, Deep Silver, WII, Monsters University, Snowbird Game Studios, Caribbean


Puyo Puyo Tetris to drop onto PS4, Xbox One in Japan

Puyo Puyo Tetris , a combination of two venerable rival puzzle games that just makes sense to us , is coming to Xbox One and PS4.


Related Topix: Sega, Puyo Puyo!!, Tetris , Video Games, Hatsune Miku


Deals: Last call for Duracell battery bundle

Today is your last chance to pick up a year's supply of Duracell AA and AAA batteries through Joystiq Deals .


Related Topix: AAA, Mario Kart 8

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Xbox One vs. PS4 vs. Wii U: Sony and Nintendo Keep Strong

This generation's console war has been in full swing for almost nine months, and the trajectory seemed clear from early on: Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One were clobbering Nintendo's Wii U just about every month.


Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, X360, Wii U


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will not launch on Nintendo Wii U

The forthcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video game will not launch on the Nintendo Wii U console, developer Sledgehammer revealed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Wii U, WII, X360


'Samurai Warriors 4' (ALL) Shows Off Gameplay Modes, Characters - Screens

Samurai Warriors 4 is a new chapter in the saga with more than 55 playable warriors to choose from, devastating new attacks and exciting new modes creating an entirely new Samurai Warriors experience in HD resolutions.


Related Topix: Samurai Warriors, Omega Force, Koei, Warriors, Video Games, Create, EA Games, The, Deep Silver, id Software, Bethesda Softworks, Rage