After some early struggles, the Wii U is finally evolving into a console worthy of your consideration.
Nintendo skipped the press conference and went straight to the audience with a memorable E3 presentation.
In Donkey Kong's latest, you’ll bounce through a number of islands, subjugating the local fauna on the way towards reclaiming your rightful throne. You're like a furry, 500-pound Daenerys Targaryen.
For the first day of our holiday gift guide, we look at some movies, games, books, and random nerdy and dorky ephemera for your loved ones and friends! New Movies: The Wolverine – Unleashed Extended Edition (3D Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital Download Combo Pack) While The Wolverine was just fine and dandy in its original […]
Super Mario 3D World is worth buying a Wii U for, all on its own. It’s a superlative platformer and might be the best Mario game to date.
Nintendo is falling behind with a holiday lineup that nobody will be talking about, writes Eric. Is its consistency worth the predictability?
Dork Shelf chats with Jason Michael Paul, executive producer of The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, which makes its return engagement at Toronto's Sony Centre this Saturday.
The verdict is in. Sony won, Microsoft lost, Nintendo stayed the course and we can all go home because Jack Tretton dropped the microphone. If only it were that simple.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment hopes to answer fans’ burning questions about who would win a straight-up fight between Superman and Shazam, or the Joker and Bane. The answers are about as satisfying – and silly – as you’d expect.
And now, all the film, game, and comic news that’s fit to print. Star Wars Episode VII finds a director, THQ auctions off big name game franchises, Nintendo unveils new Wii U titles, The Sixth Gun gets an NBC pilot, and Rob Liefeld writes a screenplay.
Big studios, heated discussions and an even tinier version of the little console that could - all this and more in this week's News Shelf.
Nintendo and THQ and Schafer and Molyneux and the Czech president gets involved in the case of two jailed Bohemia Interactive devs? It's been one hell of a week. Check out this week's news roundup.
The Wii U has finally arrived. Now that the first reviews are trickling in, we want to explore what the first crop of games tell us about the Wii U’s potential as a hardcore and mainstream gaming platform.
Welcome to the News Shelf. Thursday’s announcement of the Wii U price, retail packages and launch date dominated the headlines, so that’s where we’re starting. But they aren’t the only company who made an announcement about bringing their games to your television. It isn’t even the only major tech hardware announcement to happen this week (three guesses as to what the other one was). Let’s take a look at the rundown.
Much of the recent excitement (and trepidation) over the upcoming Nintendo Wii U has focused on the new types of gameplay experiences the tablet-like GamePad creates. But it might be new ways of designing basic game necessities like in-game menus and inventory systems that take the spotlight in the months following its launch.
During a Nintendo event in Toronto we got a chance to try out the Wii U’s new asymmetrical gameplay in New Super Mario Bros. U, Rayman Legends, and Nintendo Land. The games we sampled at the event generally worked, but Nintendo still left us with more questions regarding the value of Wii U’s approach to co-op than any definitive reasons to love it.