Nintendo's YouTube Plan Is Already Being Panned By YouTubers

Nintendo launched a new affiliate program yesterday for YouTubers that, on paper sounds like a good thing. It’s a way to let YouTubers make money off their Nintendo-related videos on YouTube, after all. But if you look at the finer details, things don’t look so great.


10 Reasons Why Link From Zelda Is Actually Kind Of A Jerk

Link, the green-capped hero from The Legend of Zelda series, is one of gaming’s most enduring, best loved and iconic creations.


Super Smash Bros For Wii U Update Brings More Stages To Eight-Player Form

Super Smash Bros for Wii U just got a new update that makes 15 more stages available in eight-player form. As is often the case when Nintendo updates stuff, other, bigger changes might have just snuck their way into Smash as well. If you see anything interesting, let us know! Full stage list below.


Smash Bros Could Be Its Creator's Last Game

The potential cost of a great game. In his semi-weekly column in Weekly Famitsu, Smash Bros series creator Masahiro Sakurai addressed fan letters. One such letter focused on the toll developing the latest games has taken on him.


Smash Bros Characters Turned Into Gorgeous Pixel Art

We’ve seen how amazing Daniel “Abysswolf” Oliver is at demaking characters from any video game into colourful sprites. His latest project, to draw every Smash Bros character in the style of classic 2D fighters, is a big one.


12 Reasons To Play The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask 

February will bring the remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask where Link must save the world over a three day cycle that loops in a terrifying fashion, each cycle bringing life in the hopes of changing a doomed, stagnant world.


Man Plays Super Mario World With His Nose

And pretty well, mind you. But he does play Super Mario World by using his nose to blow into a musical instrument.


Nintendo Still Profitable, Has Sold 50 Million 3DS Consoles To Date

Nintendo’s financial results for the October-December 2014 quarter are in, and it’s showing numbers reminiscent of the the ones we saw last time, which is good.


Final Fantasy Explorers' Bosses Make For Great GIFs

Final Fantasy Explorers is a game all about venturing out into the world and slaying monsters — including the summonable creatures that have appeared in numerous games from across the franchise. To make these battles especially epic, the summons have pre-fight cutscenes — each of which looks just as cool in GIF form.


The Pokémon Arcade Fighter Has A Dumb Controller

Geez. I know that Namco is trying to make Pokké accessible to lots of players, but a control pad? For a fighting game you play in arcades? Really?