Nintendo has Struck Gold with Amiibo

Nintendo quite possibly has one of the biggest recognisable character rosters in the world, with it’s biggest rival possibly being Disney, who not surprisingly has also jumped in on the physical character additional content bandwagon with Disney Infinity. Mario, Link, Pikachu, Yoshi, Luigi, Donkey Kong, the list could probably reach 50 before we started getting into the more obscure characte...

Mario Maker’s latest trailer reveals new themes

During The Game Awards in Las Vegas Nintendo revealed a new trailer for Mario Maker, a title where players will be able to create and customize their very own Mario levels to enjoy on their own or absolutely punish their friends with. In this new trailer a number of new themes for the game were revealed. Previously only New Super Mario Bros. U and Super Mario Bros. could be worked with but now Sup...

Nintendo Themes it Up in New Update in Australia for the 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is a few years old now, but still seems to be evolving everyday. As of today in fact, a new update has launched for Australia, allowing users to finally add a theme to their HOME menu through a theme shop. As you would expect, these new themes do cost a small penny, but add music, images, and decorations for those bland folders – features characters from The Legend of Zelda,...

Reggie Fils-Aime and Nintendo Respond to Microsoft’s Ice Bucket Challenge

I know. I myself am rather tired of seeing every website in existence covered with these videos of people dumping water on themselves. I almost didn’t want to post this, but hey – its rather decent. Reggie Fils-Aime has answered the challenge from Microsoft’s Phil Spencer, and the results are pretty awesome. Along with a lot of familiar faces from Nintendo, Reggie had ice water d...

Mario Kart 8 Review

Mario Kart 8 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo Wii U Release Date: May 30, 2014 Price: $59.99 BUY NOW! Overview Nintendo have come a long way during the past 30 years. Mario has also come a long way as well, starting as a simple mascot from a platformer and evolving into something more special, with loads of spin-offs that each take the same universe and dive into other ge...

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 ...

Super Mario 3D World Review

Super Mario 3D World Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo Wii U Release Date: November 22, 2013 Price:  US – $59.99 Available Here – AU – $79.95 Available Here Overview During the past few years, Nintendo have been releasing a new Mario game every single year. Sure, we love the plumber, but the last few we have seen – while great, have been very simila...

Super Mario 3D World launches tomorrow!

Are you ready to enter the wonderful world on Mario? Well it is time for gamers all around the world to once again go wild in the Mushroom Kingdom with the imminent release of Super Mario 3D World tomorrow exclusively for the Wii U. Super Mario 3D World has all the critics raving across the globe, with many calling it Mario biggest comeback to date, with some brand new innovative gameplay bringing...

Mario-Centric Nintendo eShop Sale Starts Today

The Nintendo eShop constantly rolls out different themed sales to delight and surprise audiences and fans from around the world. The last two that we saw were a Link/Legend Of Zelda sale and a Megaman sale, well this time around it’s Nintendo’s favourite Italian plumber Mario. Both the Wii U and the 3DS get access to the sales so it’s fair on either end, the only difference is th...

Game Masters: The Exhibition coming to Sydney

Gamers around the world have often hotly debated the topic of are Video Games art? The response you might give to this sort of question is often based on what you consider to be inspiring, memorable or thought-provoking.  In the history of the industry, I’m sure everyone has at least one title or franchise that has stood out to them as a work of art, for graphics, story or otherwise. But you never...

Hands-On with Mario Kart 8

The Mario Kart franchise is one of the best selling video game series of all time, with over 80 million copies sold over its long tenure. People are addicted to the family-friendly kart racer, and it is due in no small part to its consistent, yet always evolving formula. Mario Kart has always taken the extra step with each new installment, never being satisfied with resting on its laurels. With th...

Mario & Sonic at Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Gameplay Trailer

Since Mario & Sonic will be representing the Olympics again for next year and since the time is drawing closer and closer, Nintendo has released a gameplay trailer showing off some of the events that players will be able to compete in as their favorite Mario or Sonic character. Starting off with a nice panorama of the characters that will be competing in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter...

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