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How A Mario Maker Rivalry Got Me Punched In The Balls

I’ve been fending off the diabolical Mario Maker creations by Giant Bomb editor Dan Ryckert for months now. Our rivalry has always taken place over the internet, however. At PAX East, it was a face-to-face showdown.

Podcast: Nintendo Is Bumming Us Out

Even for longtime Nintendo fans, it’s hard not to feel burned by the Wii U, a console that never quite lived up to its potential. Sucks for people who bought one just for Zelda!

I'm Going To Miss The Wii U

History won’t be kind.

History will most likely judge the Wii U as a misstep. A series of missteps. It’ll remember the name, which was silly. It’ll remember the hardware, which couldn’t compete. It’ll remember the third party support, which felt non-existent.

Tell Us Dammit: What's The Best Game On The Wii U?

So last night Nintendo announced the release date for its next console the NX.

Which sorta means that the Wii U is on its last legs.

I understand why the Wii U struggled to make a dent this generation, but you know what? I think it was home to some of the best games of the last five years. What were some of your favourite Wii U games?

The Making (And Legacy) Of Super Mario Bros. 3

SMB3‘s entire development team consisted of just 11 people: Miyamoto and Tezuka as directors and designers, four additional designers, four programmers and Koji Kondo as composer. During SMB3‘s two years of development, Miyamoto’s days at the office had no definite start or end time, and he often stayed up working late into the night.

Zelda Delay Signals Another Slow Year For Nintendo Fans

Longtime Nintendo fans may remember the brutal last years of Wii, in 2010 and 2011, when third-party support had dried up and just about all Nintendo put out was Skyward Sword and Fortune Street. After today’s news, it seems like 2016 might be even worse.

The New Legend Of Zelda Isn't Coming Out This Year Either

We now know that NX is officially coming out March next year, but what about one of the flagship titles — the new Legend of Zelda? As it turns out, we won’t be seeing that in 2016 either.

The Nintendo NX  Will Be Out March 2017 Worldwide

Nintendo just announced that the Nintendo NX will be out in March 2017. That release window is global.

Star Fox Fan Animation Is A Love Letter To Classic Cartoons

Video: The official Star Fox anime isn’t the only animated short that came out recently. Animator and voice actor Matthew Gafford and his team of enthusiasts spent more than six years establishing their fan project, set in the Star Fox universe, called A Fox in Space.

People Are Leaking Plenty Of Pokemon GO Footage

Australians and New Zealanders only got emails granting them access to the field test for Pokemon GO yesterday. As part of those emails, they also received a non-disclosure agreement from Niantic and The Pokemon Company asking them to please please please not tell anyone about what’s happening in Pokemon GO.

So, naturally, footage is being uploaded everywhere.

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