New Mario Kart 8 Trailer & Roster Update

As part of today’s Nintendo Direct Presentation, Nintendo gave us another glimpse into the upcoming Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. A new trailer was released that announced further SEVEN characters for the game, as well as a concrete release date. Mario Kart 8 will be available May 30th. Actions speak louder than words, so check out the trailer below: So the Koopalings have all been added to the ga...

Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze Epic Launch Trailer

With Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze’s launch on the horizon Nintendo have released a new launch trailer for the game and it looks and sounds stunning. The trailer showcases a number of new levels and bosses as well as some story cutscenes. The levels have great variety in them and seem to mix a bunch of new themes in with the old. Nostalgic viewers will notice the buzzsaw and aquatic world the...

Free Yoshi’s Island Zone DLC added to Sonic Lost World

If you happened to have picked up Sonic Lost World for the Wii U instead of the 3DS version, though our review of the 3DS version can be found here, then we have some good news for you. Today during their latest Nintendo Direct, Nintendo has announced that a free piece of DLC called “Yoshi’s Island Zone” has been made available for download on the Nintendo eShop. This zone is a recreat...

Nintendo Teases New Wii U Zelda Game with Hyrule Warriors

With the release of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Review) last month it is time to look on the horizon for what the future of Zelda. Luckily, at the last Nintendo Direct they did give a nice little teaser for what players can expect for the next title Hyrule Warriors. From what they showed in the teaser there seems to be a few new elements in terms of the combat, as Link goes flippin...

New Nintendo Direct Hits December 18th

Remember when Cranky Kong got announced? Well, I have a feeling we will be seeing more of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze as Nintendo are planning a Nintendo Direct in mere hours to showcase a selection of titles releasing in early 2014. As usual, the show will be hosted by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata, but other than those two, we know nothi...

News from Last Night’s Nintendo Direct

Last night, Nintendo hosted one of their infamous Nintendo Direct presentations. This particular presentation was largely focused on the 3DS and the near future for the console. Since a fair bit of news came out of it, we thought we would collect and collate all of the big news to share with you: Miiverse Coming to 3DS: This one has been a long-time coming for sure. Nintendo Miiverse, the Wii U...

Tonight’s Nintendo Direct Focusing on Previously Announced 3DS Games

On November 13, 5pm Central European Time and November 14, 3am AEST for us Aussies, Nintendo will be presenting another Nintendo Direct stream. This one will focus entirely on previously announced Nintendo 3DS titles, releasing through to the new year. The broadcast will be hosted by Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata. Although no specific games were listed for the proceedings, we imagine...

Super Mario 3D World Gets a New Trailer

As part of tonight’s Nintendo Direct Presentation, we got to see some brand new footage from the upcoming Wii U title: Super Mario 3D World. Previous footage has emphasized heavily the multiplayer aspect of the game, showing 4 players using Mario, Luigi, Peach and Toad simultaneously. Today’s trailer however takes a departure from that, and shows us how the game will play as a single p...

Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Shakes Up the Formula

As part of tonight’s Nintendo Direct Presentation, a piece of news was delivered that was shocking, and also very intriguing. It seems that Nintendo are doing away with a typical Zelda gameplay convention. (shock and horror, I know!) The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds will do away with the time honored tradition of receiving new items within the game dungeons, and using them to solve...

Pikmin 3 Gets DLC Today

Have you finished Pikmin 3 yet? Are you one of the players who has gone through and seen it all, done it all and collected it all? Well starting from today, there is even more to do! During tonight’s Nintendo Direct Presentation, we learned that Pikmin 3 will be receiving a title update today. The update will be available by the time you read this, and will add the ability to see global high...

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Delayed

Sad news Donkey Kong fans. At tonight’s Nintendo Direct Presentation, we learned that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has been delayed until some point in 2014. The game, which was announced earlier this year was originally supposed to drop this December (just in time for Christmas) but Nintendo and Retro are not ones to deliver half-assed games, so for the sake of the product quality h...

Sonic Joins the Battle in Super Smash Bros

For Sonic it seems that games of his own are never enough, and after he is done battling the Deadly Six in Sonic: The Lost World, he will be making a trip back to Super Smash Bros. That’s right! Nintendo announced during tonight’s Nintendo Direct Presentation that Sonic will be speeding his way onto the Wii U and 3DS versions of Super Smash Bros when they launch next year. Nintendo hav...

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