Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Heading to Switch on April 28th

It may miss the launch date but the heavily rumoured port of Mario Kart 8 is indeed real and heading to the Nintendo Switch on April 28. The game is titled Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and builds on everything Mario Kart 8 offered on the Wii U but also add: Inking Boy, Inkling Girl, Bowser Jr., Dry Bones and King Boo as new characters. A completely revamped battle mode that includes the standard Balloon Ba...

Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap

Ahh Nintendo, this is why we love you. The Nintendo World Championships 2015 kicked off Nintendo’s E3 campaign in a huge way, drawing in a nice live crowd and nearly 120,000 viewers on YouTube. An eight round celebration of new games and old games alike with gaming celebrities, the spirit of competition and even some fantastic surprise announcements such as the release of the first translate...

Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 2 Tracks Revealed

We learned in the most recent Nintendo Direct that the DLC for pack 2 for Mario Kart 8 will be coming out a little earlier than it’s intended May release and is now scheduled for release on April 23rd. Nintendo have released a trailer (embedded below) for the 8 new tracks we will be getting in this pack showcasing that it’s definitely worth your money. The first four tracks listed here...

Awesome Nintendo Direct 2nd of April Recap

Wow! Nintendo just had a fantastic Nintendo Direct focusing on a heap of new DLC and new titles for both the Wii U and 3DS and it was one of the best Directs I’ve seen in a long time. You can (and should) watch the full video below to see everything in action but as it goes for about 50 minutes feel free to read our recap below detailing every highlight you might have missed. Please note all...

Crunchyroll Now Available For Wii U

Crunchyroll has announced that the Wii U is the latest device to receive a version of their popular streaming application. The release of the application for this device herald the new availability of thousands of episodes of licensed content to stream. Official Press Release Note from Nintendo Now Wii U owners can have access to more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of hit licensed content, ...

New Nintendo Direct Reveals Majora’s Mask 3D, Trailers and More

Nintendo Directs are like a mini Nintendo Christmas each time one randomly pops up and this time it was no different with some awesome news being announced and heaps of trailers for new titles across both the 3DS and Wii U. We’ll be covering all the news throughout the day but the major highlights included a Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D announcement with collectors edition for Eur...

Amiibo at EB Games Expo 2014

I was excited to get my hands on Nintendo’s answer to the popular Skylanders and Disney Infinity figures at this years EB Games Expo with one big question I wanted answered, what exactly will these figures do apart from look awesome on my shelf ? Unfortunately, Nintendo Australia know about as much as we do regarding the issue and were unable to give me any more information on how they work ...

New Courses And Characters Coming in Mario Kart 8 DLC

Two DLC packs have been announced for Mario Kart 8 including two new cups, new characters and new vehicles alongside some other bonuses. The first pack will be available towards the end of November this year and features a cross over with the Legend of Zelda series, bringing with it Link as a playable character and a track based on the Zelda universe. The other three tracks in the first DLC pack a...

Super Mario Kart Sees a Surprise Release on the Wii U Virtual Console

While we usually don’t think about new eShop releases until Thursday, Nintendo have snuck up on us and gave us a reason to celebrate it seems. As of today, you can download Super Mario Kart for the Wii U in all of its now Gamepad enabled greatness. Sure, it is a lot different if you’re riding by from those wondrous streets in Mario Kart 8, but nostalgia and crisp gameplay that still ho...

Incoming Mario Kart 8 Update Includes Requested Features and New DLC

Think of everything wrong with Mario Kart 8. It’s probably not a long list but there are most likely some minor annoyances in there. Luckily for the 1.2 million plus Mario Kart 8 owners a free update is inbound and includes solutions to many of the problems fans have been complaining about since release. New features in the update will include: Drivers will now have the option to display the...

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...

PREPARE FOR GRAVITY-DEFYING FUN IN MARIO KART 8, LAUNCHING TOMORROW EXCLUSIVELY ON Wii U

PREPARE FOR GRAVITY-DEFYING FUN IN MARIO KART 8, LAUNCHING TOMORROW EXCLUSIVELY ON Wii U Mario Kart TV web service enables racers to check out karting action on the go! 30th May 2014 – Tomorrow, 31st May, the highly-acclaimed Mario Kart 8releases exclusively on Wii U, bringing family and friends together once more for some high-octane kart racing, whether taking place in the confines of a living r...

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