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Is Yoshi's Island A Super Mario World Game?

The first Yoshi's Island game's full title is Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island – but is it really the true sequel to Super Mario World? We asked …

Retrogaming

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (Game)

Overview<p>Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (often abbreviated to Super Mario RPG) is a 1996 collaboration between Squaresoft (before their …

Retrogaming

The Wii U 2014 report card: Games trump innovation

The Wii U is finally finding itself.<p>Nintendo originally positioned the console as an innovation, similar to how the Wii’s rocked gaming in 2006. But while that system had motion controls, the Wii U has a giant GamePad with a touchscreen. However, this gadget hasn’t resonate with the market, and the …

No, that Amiibo won't get you a free ride on the subway

Barely a week after Nintendo launched its amiibo lineup, the Samus figure figures to be remembered as one of the weirdest and most coveted on the roster.<p>First, this video cropped up on Thursday showing Samus' NFC (near field communication) chip messing with the gates on the Moscow metro.<p>Eurogamer …

Retro Scope: Super Mario Sunshine

Every time I boot up <i>Super Mario Sunshine</i>, I guffaw when I think of how people refer to it as the black sheep of 3D Mario games. Maybe I’m just a …

2 Million Copies of Mario Kart 8 Have Reportedly Been Sold

Impressive numbers.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Nintendo has given us confirmation that Mario Kart 8's global sell-through is approximately 2 million in less than a …

The eighth generation of home consoles were met with rabid anticipation after nearly seven years (longer if you don't count the Wii U) of old …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Tomodachi Life: The Kotaku Review

How do I describe <i>Tomodachi Life</i>? I'll start with the name. "Tomodachi" (友達) is the Japanese word for "Friend," so the title of Nintendo's new 3DS sim …

That Mario Kart 8 Mercedes-Benz DLC is no longer Japan-only

I wasn't sure the Mercedes-Benz DLC for <i>Mario Kart 8</i> would release outside of Japan, but it will.<p>Nintendo announced this morning that the GLA-Class …

Tomodachi Life welcomes Christina Aguilera, Shaq, Shaun White and more with QR codes

<i>Tomodachi Life</i> players can now bring celebrity Miis to their islands, thanks to the QR codes available on the game's official site.<p>Nintendo 3DS owners with <i>Tomodachi Life</i> can visit the in-game Town Hall and scan the website's QR codes for singer Christina Aguilera, basketball star and rapper …

5 Things Nintendo Should have Announced at E3

Nintendo gave us a well-presented and all-around enjoyable E3 Digital Event. There isn\’t much I could complain about and there is a growing …

Retrogaming

E3 2014 review: games and Nintendo make a come back

This year's Electronic Entertainment Expo – E3 for short – in Los Angeles was all about the games. Perhaps that's not surprising for an event centred on the global video games industry, but following 2013's focus on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, last week's gathering got back to showing …

Super Smash Brothers for Wii U: The Yellow Devil - E3 2014 - IGN Video

IGN Editors go head to head in Dr Wily's Castle in Super Smash Bros for the Wii U, but can they avoid the Yellow Devil?

​Coming Up on Wii U, A Nintendo Game Where You Can't Jump

Nintendo's a company that's made its fortunes on Mario, a character with incredible jumping abilities. But, in the newest spin-off from the <i>Super …

Try As I Might, I Can't Convince My Friends To Get The Wii U

Ever since the new season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> started, I've gathered with a group of friends each Sunday night to play video games for a few hours …