Articles with the tag Nintendo

Revive Your Game Boy Classic With hdmyboy

If you had a Game Boy Classic back in the late 80s or early 90s, it is likely that you will never feel the same way about any other gaming device. It’s not that the modern consoles and portable gaming devices today aren’t way, way better. It’s just that the Game Boy Classic evokes a […]

The Play Nintendo Tour Launches in LA – And Everyone was Invited!

For those not lucky enough to get into E3, Nintendo took a different tack to promoting their wares. Why bring your games and systems to a select number of media and industry folks when you can bring a touring spectacle right to the fans themselves? The Play Nintendo Tour kicked off its grand tour of […]

When Nintendo Meets Marvel, the Incredible Kong We Get

Artist Vance Bell has done it again. He has created a mashup of two of the best things since, well, his Captain Hyrule and the Twilight Soldier mashup, which we shared with you not long ago. To be honest, though, the Incredible Kong tickles my fancy more. Much more. And just when you thought an […]

Little Golden Books Meets Nintendo!

These children’s book covers are all sugar and happiness. (Not like the R-Rated movies turned into children’s book illustrations that we’ll post about later!) For now though, we’re all about the adorable and cute illustrations of Nintendo video games as children’s book titles. Artist Joey Spiotto took the classic Little Golden Books and mashed them up […]

Promise Forever with a Nintendo Promise Ring: “Intendo”

Designer Paul Michaels made a concept piece of a Nintendo-inspired promise ring called the “Intendo”. With a power cord band and shiny stones in place of buttons, it’s perfect for the romantic gamer. This is special, because you give it to a gamer you Intendo marry. ;) (Via Trendhunter) For similar geeky jewelry, you should […]

What to Expect From Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart has come a long way since the first game came out in the 90’s on the Super Nintendo. Mario is one of the longest running game series in the video game industry. Mario Kart has made itself through over 20 years of successful games to it’s soon to be released title, “Mario Kart […]

Super Mario Goes Punk

Retro gamer? “Punk’s not dead!” your battle cry? Brazilian artist Billy Butcher will make your day. Heck, he will give you something to smile about the entire week! He calls his recent work “The Sid & Nancy Nintendo Lost Levels”, but the main thing ringing in my head after taking a look at his illustrations […]

What is the Future of Motion Control in Video Games?

When it introduced the Wii, Nintendo showed us that there’s more to video game controllers than just pressing buttons. Interestingly, the results of Nintendo’s motion control experiment went better than expected: the Wii became the top-selling console of its generation and the third best-selling console of all time. When the games industry realised that Nintendo […]

Wii U On Sale November 18th for $300

Sunday, November 18th. That’s the first day you’ll be able to buy a Wii U of your very own. It comes in two packages — at two price points — with a healthy launch lineup, live TV integration, and a slew of accessories. Here we go.

History of Hand-held Consoles

For avid video gamers, there is nothing better than taking your game on the go with a hand held console. These hand-held video games have come a long way since the original Nintendo Gameboy was released. Below you can find information of a few of the best hand held consoles that have been released in […]

Nintendo’s 3DS XL

In the middle of the night last night, Nintendo announced a new, extra large edition of its 3DS console. Here’s what the 3DS XL looks like.

E3 2012: Nintendo

Nintendo unveiled Pikmin 3, LEGO City Undercover, Batman: Arkham Asylum Armored Edition, Nintendo Land, and more to promote its upcoming new console, the Wii U. But a lot of games and important details weren’t invited to the party.

Get Your Hands on This Fully Functional Nintendo Controller Coffee Table

Coffee tables are a primary fixture in most homes, with many people taking them for granted. However, if you come across a coffee table that is puts together geek function and form, it is another story altogether. Take this fully functional Nintendo controller coffee table for example. It really does look AND function as a […]

Game Devs Underwhelmed by Wii U’s Horsepower

If you’re hoping for Nintendo’s Wii U console to have graphics on par with — or better than — Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, developers already working with the hardware say you should be prepared for disappointment.

Domaster & Tetrawing – Nintendo Game Boy & Tetris Transformers!

Who remembers the good old days when you were happy with having the colored version of the Game Boy? I never had that – not even the black and white one – but the joy of playing with my friend’s unit seemed to make my spirits soar sky high at that time. Kids of today […]

Nintendo Finally Enters the Network Race

Xbox was the first out of the online network gate with Xbox Live in 2002. Sony got into the swing of things four years later with PSN (though the paid subscription arm of their service, PSN Plus, just launched in 2010). At long last, Nintendo has decided to step up to the plate with the […]

Wii U Only as Powerful as Xbox 360?

Has there been a single console generation where Nintendo hasn’t held the “distant third place” title when it comes to horsepower? It’s starting to sound like the Wii U will be no different.

Wii U to Support 2 Tablets After All?

At E3 this year, Nintendo’s gaming guru Shigeru Miyamoto said that the company’s next-gen console, Wii U, would support just one tablet controller. In response, the Internet howled. Perhaps still stinging from public reaction to the 3D feature of the 3DS, it looks like Nintendo has caved on the Wii U.