Super Mario 3DS will utilize Gyro Controls; No Streetpass…

Since that raccoon-tailed logo for Super Mario 3DS was revealed a while back for Super Mario 3DS, many have been speculating of what exactly Mario’s 3D debut would hold. Thanks to a recent interview with The Telegraph, we now can confirm that the gyro censor will be utilized and it looks to be that camera control will be the main function. Miyomoto mentioned “Sometimes people ask why t...

Happy Mother’s Day GIVE AWAY

Mother’s Day is about to end here in Australia but it’s just starting in other parts of the world, and I hope you all put your controllers down and told your mum “Happy Mother’s Day” at least once.  If you did celebrate it, what did everyone do for their mother on mother’s day?  Let us know what you did, the best entry will be picked and we’ll send you over a random video game we have ...

Bad Boxarts – The Intellivision

This week on our search to find the worst boxarts, we are going to take a step further back to explore the odd and simply inappropriate covers that graced Mattel’s Intellivision. Now before anyone steps in and thinks that all covers were bad just because it was a classic console, that really wasn’t the case. Most arts were actually really well done for the system due to the fact that a...

Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games releasing for the 3DS and Wii

Looks like Mario & Sonic are going to be teaming up again to bring children the Olympic Games this year, or perhaps next year as no release date is currently known for the title. But either way this is now the third Mario & Sonic Olympic Games game ever since they started the franchise back in 2008. The logo above for the game also contains the London Olympic Games’ logo above it. Ma...

Club Nintendo of Japan Gets Giant Augmented Reality Card as a Reward…

It looks Japanese residents who are members of Club Nintendo are in for quite a treat as a giant Augmented reality card has now been listed as a new reward available for redemption. The card itself is two-sided and has the ability to produce a Giant Mii as well as a life-sized Mario which comes on the other side. As you see in the picture above, the final result looks amazing and should be awesome...

Framerates, take a look at the difference.

So basically there has been a lot of discussion across multiple eras of gaming in regards to framerate. More specifically however, the issue of which is the smoothest for the human eye. Most people will note almost immediately that televisions display at 24 frames per second (fps) and that they look look fluid. This seems to be the reason that people commonly believe that 24 frames per second is t...

Mario Kart Commercial Opportunity

Starting on the 9th of April and going until the end of the 17th of April, 2011, will be an opportunity for a group of gamers to appear in the next commercial for Nintendo’s Mario Kart Wii. Gamers will be competing in Mario Kart Wii with Nintendo’s film crew capturing the action around two locations in Australia. These locations are the Melbourne Experience EBGames and the EBGames in U...

3DS Unboxing

The 3DS is finally here !!! Japan were the first to get it, the US then followed and now everyone in Australia can finally get their hands on this amazing little hand held device from Nintendo.  Today what we have for you is our Official Capsule Computers Unboxing.  This unboxing covers only what you get in the box and what the 3DS looks like.  There is no gameplay showing what the 3DS can actuall...

Bad Boxarts: The Nintendo Wii

The Nintendo Wii is an easy console to pick on for having some unfavorable covers. This is mainly due to the high number of publishers that made quick cash-in titles that many label “shovelware” and honestly even looking in a retailer’s Wii section can produce feelings of anger and sadness at the same time. I could have a list of about 100 titles just with the topic of “bad...

3DS AR Card Android App saves your pocketspace

Sure this was bound to happen eventually. There may be an app for this already on the iPhone, or you could of course just store the pictures themselves onto your phone and have the 3DS pick them up but I digress. There is now an app for the Android phone which you can pick up here that makes it so you won’t have to worry about carrying those Augmented Reality cards with you in public if you ...

What Mario Kart would be like in real life

Ever wonder what Mario Kart would be like if it existed in real life?  Youtube user Freddiew wondered the same thing and made this pretty awesome video depicting such a thing.  The production values are pretty good, special effects look pretty realistic and the whole video is pretty comical.  Check it out!

Nintendo Officially Announces Last shipment of Super Mario All Stars Collection…

Last week, we brought you news that retailers have began listing what was thought to be a reprint of the very limited Super Mario All Stars Collection for the Nintendo Wii. Nintendo have now announced that it will be getting a re-release, but Nintendo have made it very clear that this will be just as limited as this last batch of copies will in fact be the final shipment for the game. The collecti...

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