Video Explains New Super Mario Bros 2 Features

Do you hate reading? Still trying to wrap your head around the super-complicated concepts of New Super Mario Bros 2? Well, Nintendo have you covered! They’ve released a video that explains the features that put the “new” in New Super Mario Bros 2, and it looks like the same sorta stuff you’d expect, with a few added twists. With so little time for plumbing these days, Mario...

New Golden Artwork Emerges for New Super Mario Bros. 2

As of now, we are less than two months away from the release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS. Now, as many of you know, this title is all about loot collecting and turning the insides of your pockets gold, and that concept is being heavily promoted by Nintendo as of late. Furthering the hype train comes a batch of new artwork, showing off golden versions of Mario and his many power-ups and ...

New Super Mario Bros. 2 will hit Australia on August 18th

For those of you Aussies that get tired of seeing the west get everything much earlier, you can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to New Super Mario Bros. 2 as Nintendo of Australia have now confirmed that the game would be hitting Australia on August 18th. As you know, Nintendo released a lot of information for the 3DS sequel thus far and we have now learned that this adventure is all about ...

What to expect from Nintendo’s E3 2012 Press Conference

According to many unoffical polls on the Internet, Nintendo has “won” E3 a lot in the past couple of years. Whether it was the 3DS or a new Zelda game, Nintendo somehow manages to wow everybody during their press conferences.  Can they do it again this year? Let’s take a look at what we expect Nintendo to reveal this year. Sales Figures! After last years somewhat underwhelming an...

New Super Mario Bros. 2 coming to North America in August

Last night during a Nintendo Direct event, Nintendo revealed that there would be a new Super Mario game coming to the Nintendo 3DS. At the time the game, which is to be called New Super Mario Bros. 2 was only announced for a Japanese release in August, but today Nintendo of America released their own set of press releases to coincide with the event. This press release stated that New Super Mario B...

Pikmin 3 and New Mario to be shown at E3 2012

Nintendo have finally confirmed what many of their more vocal fans have desperately speculated in hope that saying something in mass unison would make it a reality. Low and behold that mass unison of salivation and behaviour likened to that of a common beggar, Nintendo have revealed that there will in fact be a third Pikmin game for the Wii U and they will show it off at E3 2012. That’s not ...

Bluemouth Announces new Super Mario 3DS Accessories

Have a 3DS, but have no nice storage options at the moment? Well, hold on to your wallets as Bluemouth are soon to have you covered with their newly announced line of Super Mario 3DS cases and accessories, which are due out this May and show some love to Mario, Peach, and Yoshi. Details for each set of merch can be seen below: Super Mario Mini Sling Bag – $29.95 For Nintendo 3DS, DSi, DS Lit...

Mario Party 9 Review

Mario Party 9 Developer: Nd Cube Co. Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Wii Release Date:  March 2 (EU), March 8 (Aus), March 11 (US), April 26 (Jap)   Overview Of Mario’s various ventures, the Mario Party series is perhaps the most quickly dismissed amongst gamers. Announced very quietly at E3 2011, Mario Party 9 was lost amongst some huge titles, and to many, it will probably seem like a p...

Super Mario Galaxy sells 5 million copies

It’s a rarity when any game topples over a million in sales, but Mario isn’t your ordinary franchise. Nintendo recently announced that the beloved plumber’s first big adventure on the Nintendo Wii has now sold 5 Million copies in total, which puts this title up there with the likes of Just Dance, Wii Play, and New Super Mario Bros. Wii. “Wii continues its record-breaking run by s...

Mario & Sonic at the London Olympic Games Review

Mario & Sonic at the London Olympic Games Publisher: Sega Developer: Sega Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: February 14, 2012 Price: $39.99 BUY NOW! Overview If you were to mention 15 years ago that Mario and Sonic would have collaborated in any video game, most would have fell over in shock at the thought. Times are different now though, the SNES and Genesis wars are over, and Mario & ...

Love in the Time of Controllers

Video games seem generally more focused on making war, not love, but whether you’re rescuing another helpless princess, cracking on to every NPC of the opposite sex, or playing super-creepy Japanese dating sims, romance abounds in the gaming world. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here’s our round-up of relationships you could spend some time developing/ruining today. DISCLAIMER...

Boom Street buys into the Wii

Who doesn’t love a good board game? Well, here comes the next generation in family board gaming – Boom Street. Boom Street has several different themes boards, that you go around purchasing property and charging opponents for landing on them. Sound familiar? Yeah, just a bit. As you move around the board you can buy shops to build a property portfolio along with collecting ‘suits’ that can be cash...

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