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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Review Round-Up
I was checking out some Reddit and came upon this guy’s (BansheeIndian) compilation of sketches. Not too shabby. (click to enlarge)
I came across something quite astonishing. I’ve never played Minecraft, but upwards of 18 million blocks plus a faithful recreation of a classic level completely blew my mind. Enjoy: Link’s Awakening: Tetris: via youtube (MinecraftA2z’s channel)
(click for larger image) Pretty funny to see some competition being blatantly thrown out there for once. Hopefully we see a lot more of this. via reddit
With two major releases this winter season, the Nintendo brand is said to be focusing its 3DS efforts on attracting casual gamers to the fold as the holidays approach. Representatives from Nintendo have recently spoken out on its desire to attract not just core gamers, but also older players and more casual gamers. The two [...]
It has been an interesting ride for Nintendo this year. The holiday season is around the corner. No sooner had stores removed the last bit of Halloween candy than Christmas trees and Santa Clause lawn ornaments popped up in their place. Yes, folks, it’s time to shop till you drop and whether it’s amazing Black [...]
In this episode, we discuss Disney Universe for Wii, new Super Mario 3D Land details, when to expect new details on Wii U, new features coming to the 3DS eShop, and MORE!
If you were like me, you probably got excited to see that Nintendo’s avatar system was carried over to their newest handheld console. I had visions of using my Mii in various games, virtually traveling to another 3DS, connecting with the Mii already on my Wii, and playing around with my Mii in a virtual [...]
I think fighting games have the perfect gameplay design. I’m not a huge fan of the fighting game genre, but I think the mechanics used in fighters is something many games could learn from. Keep in mind, I’m not a game designer, so my ideas are not incredibly specific. However, I do think they are [...]
Joystiq’s, JC, sheds some light on this remake for the 3DS: Most important of all, it feels, mechanically, like Cave Story. In my opinion, a great deal of the lasting appeal of the original comes from how responsive the controls are, and how enjoyable the basic jumping and shooting feel — think about holding the [...]
June 2nd 2009 was an exciting day for all of us Nintendo fans. Why you ask? Quite simply because Nintendo had announced the Wii Vitality Sensor at E3, another peripheral that would play nice with your Wii console. You simply insert your finger into the device and it would then read your pulse and send [...]