Mario Kart 8 Sells 1.2 Million Copies in Two Days

Nintendo must feel rather proud right now. Despite the fact that the Wii U has been a bit neglected by the mainstream audience, Mario Kart 8 has bounced back and sold 1.2 million copies worldwide in just two days. That is quite a feat for any publisher out there, and considering the market that the platform has dealt with – it means brighter things are ahead and its time to look up (check ou...

Nintendo of Australia adds Renegade to the Wii U; Cuts Prices on Luigi’s Finest

Nintendo are ready to pull the shades on Luigi for the year that was, but not before offering us all some fantastic deals down under. There is only one new addition this week across all platforms for Nintendo, but it isn’t a bad one at all. Starting on March 7th, the classic Renegade will be available on the Wii U for $6.50 AU (NZ $8.50), which is not a shabby deal for an interesting beat ‘e...

Nintendo’s “Year of Luigi” Wrapping up March 18th

Shigeru Miyamoto took to the Miiverse today to bid farewell to the year that was green. Today, it was announced that the “Year of Luigi” would wrap up on March 18th., with the communities for the event on Nintendo’s social networks for the 3DS and Wii U coming to a close. Luigi had a wonderful year, with the likes of Dr. Luigi, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, a 3DS bundle, and ...

Good Smile Company opens US branch, places new figures up for pre-order

Today Good Smile Company has announced that not only are a few new figures are available for pre-order, but that the company is also opening up a new figure manufacturer and distribution company right here in North America. Ultra Tokyo Connection is being opened up in Los Angeles, California this month and it will soon be able to distribute numerous products from Japanese companies such as Good Sm...

Two New Items Added To The Australian Nintendo Store

It’s almost Christmas and before Nintendo joins the rest of the industry in “shutting up shop” for the holiday season they are bringing us another little piece of news to get all you Nintendo fans out there that extra little bit more excited for your holiday breaks. They have decided to release two special items before the year is up and I have to say that these two are actually ...

Dr. Luigi revealed for Wii U release on December 31

In this, the Year of Luigi, the underdog of the Mario Bros. will be receiving his medical degree and will be joining Mario in the ranks of doctors pushing absurd amount of pills. In all seriousness, Nintendo has announced Dr. Luigi for the Wii U during their latest Nintendo Direct. Dr. Luigi will play similar to the original Dr. Mario game but it will feature four different modes: a Retro Remedy m...

Limited Edition Zelda and Luigi 3DS XL Models Announced

Nintendo loves to release their consoles in a variety of colours and limited editions and the 3DS has been no exception. We’ve seen Pokemon themes, Animal Crossing themes and now, a previously exclusive to Japan Luigi themed 3DS XL is joining the group as well as another Legend of Zelda edition based on the newest title A Link Between Worlds. The Luigi themed console is white with Luigi silh...

Rayman Legends Shows Off Wii U Exclusives

At the end of this month Rayman Legends will be releasing onto consoles, which is probably why Ubisoft deems it a good time to post their latest video for the game focused on the Wii U version of the game. The Wii U version will have multiple gameplay features exclusive to the system thanks to its unique GamePad and Nintendo itself. The major feature of Rayman Legends being toted by the screenshot...

Club Nintendo 2013 Platinum and Gold Rewards Revealed!

We have been curious as to what type of swag Nintendo would drop on us with Club Nintendo Rewards’ coveted prizes, and today, the wait is finally over. Those who achieved platinum status will be able to redeem a nice soundtrack for The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, which comes in a jewel case, or a poster set featuring stunning prints of Pikmin 3, The Year of Luigi, and Wind Waker HD...

New Super Luigi U released on Nintendo eShop, standalone version coming soon

The celebrations continue for Luigi in his 30th Anniversary year, with the release of the highly anticipated New Super Luigi U, an exciting new add-on content pack for New Super Mario Bros U. The game will retain the same level structure as the original Wii U title, with the 80+ levels receiving a massive makeover to welcome Luigi and his friends. With Mario on a break, Luigi is firmly in the spot...

Mario and Luigi: Dream Team Bros. Due Out Next Month in Australia

Here is some pleasant news for your mid-week. Today it was announced that Mario and Luigi: Dream Team Bros. will be launching on July 13th for Australia and New Zealand for the 3DS, bringing back one of our favorite brotherly RPG franchises that Nintendo have been rather consistent in bringing back over the years. Now, for those curious or out of the know, this Mario and Luigi title puts players i...

John Leguizamo Provides Super Mario Bros. 20th Anniversary Message

John Leguizamo made history by participating in Super Mario Bros.: The Movie as Luigi. Sure, we all have our opinions on it, but as of recent, the actor took it upon himself to create a speech for the 20th Anniversary of the film. In video form, Mr. Leguizamo recalls his time creating this legendary film, as well as the perils of shooting with the constant problems on set. It’s quite an inte...

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