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E3 2014: Nintendo Launches 30% Off Discount Bonanza on the Wii U and 3DS eShop Stores

With E3 2014 now into the swing of things, Nintendo of America has launched an enticing 30% discount promotion on multiple major titles on both the …

Mario Party 10 lets you endlessly troll your friends in Bowser Party mode

The next Mario Party title will include a mode that allows one player to endlessly troll their friends as Bowser using the Wii U's GamePad controller — the appropriately named Bowser Party mode.<p>During a hands-on demo of <i>Mario Party 10</i> today, we tested out two different minigames as Bowser. Up to …

E3: 2014: Nintendo tips new ‘Zelda’ and wacky squid-shooter ‘Splatoon’ | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

An early look at Nintendo's Wii U entry into "The Legend of Zelda." (Nintendo)<p>"Splatoon" is a new Nintendo game that will emphasize multiplayer shooting. (Nintendo)<p>"Yoshi's Woolly World" is due in 2015 for the Wii U. (Nintendo)<p>Nintendo's "Hyrule Warriors" is set in the "Zelda" universe and due this …

Fantastic Indie Puzzler VVVVVV Is Coming To iOS And Android This Thursday

If you haven’t gotten around to playing through <i>VVVVVV</i> in all of its wonderfully frustrating indie puzzler glory, first of all: shame! Second: You’ll be able to play it on your phone soon, so now you have no excuse.<p>If you have no idea what I’m talking about, watch this:<p>Four years after its debut on …

At E3 2014, Microsoft Played Catch-Up While Sony Leapt Ahead

Sony and Microsoft, the two biggest current home console makers (Nintendo is today, but the Wii U hardly compares anymore), have both had their chance to impress via splashy E3 conference keynotes, and both came out with very distinct shows. Sony actually discussed hardware, for instance, and …

Nintendo at E3: Zelda and Star Fox for Wii U a much-need shot in the arm

It was the news everyone wanted and Nintendo needed to deliver: a new Zelda game for Wii U, harnessing the power and possibilities of the maligned console. And that's not all the company had in store<p>After a year of falling console sales and revenue losses, Nintendo may have just pulled itself from …

Sony Completely Dominated Microsoft At This Week's E3 Video Game Conference

After Microsoft's press conference earlier in the day Monday, all eyes were on Sony, the current market leader in the next-gen console race, to deliver at its E3 press conference Monday night with enough PlayStation 4 content to keep gamers sated for the next year.<p>Sony stepped up to the plate, and …

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PS4 debut for next-gen GTA V is kick in Microsoft's teeth

In arguably the worst-kept gaming secret of the last 12 months, an upgraded version of Rockstar's most recent crime saga <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> was …

New Legend of Zelda game for Wii U coming in 2015

Nintendo's next entry in The Legend of Zelda franchise will allow players to explore "the new world of Zelda," a vast land with few boundaries when it arrives in 2015, Eiji Aonuma announced today during a Nintendo Direct presentation.<p>The game, which has yet to have its full title revealed, is the …