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Mario gets a stupidly patriotic stars and stripes alternate costume for Super Smash Bros.

Sorry, American readers, but this is just lame. Days after Independence Day, America's national holiday where fireworks and gunfire celebrates the birth of their great...

Hacker tweaks Mario Kart 8 in an effort to protect other gamers

Well, that didn't take long: a YouTube user has undertaken what he calls "a proof of concept" to illustrate that Mario Kart 8 isn't free from advantage-gaining...

Kinect for Windows 2.0 available mid-July

The Microsoft Store has listed Kinect for Windows 2.0 for a 15 July release. The PC peripheral will be available for $200 USD, $100 USD...

Nintendo’s got some new ideas for a Zelda title on 3DS

Whilst remaining tight-lipped, Legend of Zelda Creator Shigeru Miyamoto has let slip that Nintendo's got some super-secret ideas for a new iteration of the...

Miyamoto wanted Pac-Man for Super Smash Bros. Brawl

If Shigeru Miyamoto had his way, Pac-Man would have been a playable character as far back as Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Smash Bros. Creator Masahiro...

Friendly Fire Show 061: All we know is, he’s called The Shig.

Leo mightn't be here for this week's podcast, but the drama is still at epic proportions in this episode of the Friendly Fire Show! This...

Nintendo bringing Super Smash Bros., more to Melbourne’s Oz Comic-Con this weekend

Nintendo Australia yesterday announced that those attending Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne this weekend will get the chance to play Super Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors...

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate confirmed for 2015 release in Australia, New Zealand

Nintendo Australia today announced a partnership with Capcom that will see the release of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate in Australia and New Zealand for early 2015. Nintendo will...

3DS, Wii U cross-buy now available on the European eShop

For the first time, a cross-buy title is heading to the Wii U and 3DS. Already popular between the PS3, PS4 and PS Vita, the...

Preview: Super Smash Bros.

If there’s one game I would have happily played for the whole three days at E3 its Super Smash Bros. This is somewhere in-between Melee and Brawl in terms of pacing, maybe a little closer to Melee. This is exactly we’ve all been hoping for, It’s quick but not out of control.

Nintendo shareholders re-elect Satoru Iwata and other executives

In its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders over the weekend, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and eight other head executives were re-elected. Iwata, Genyo Takeda, Shigeru...

Nintendo’s Iwata currently recovering from major surgery

Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata is recovering from a surgery last week that removed a bile duct growth, the company reported. The surgery is...

The Legend of Zelda may be going multiplayer “next year”

The Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has seemingly confirmed a multiplayer component for the 2015 Wii U game. “When I was talking back about making...

Nintendo’s Fils-Aime: The Wii U has a “very long life ahead”

Speaking with Kotaku, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aims asserted that the Wii U isn't dead yet. The Wii U "has a very long life ahead...

Mario Kart 8’s “Mercedes Benz” DLC heading to North America, Europe, Australia

Nintendo recently confirmed that Mario Kart 8's "Mercedes Benz GLA" DLC will be heading to North America, Europe and Australia. Each region had their official Twitter...

Nintendo’s Miyamoto: Dual Wii U GamePads possible, but won’t happen for a while

Nintendo's legendary Shigeru Miyamoto sat with IGN to discuss the possibility of two Wii U GamePads on one console. While it's certainly possible, Miyamoto...

The PS4 outsells the Xbox One for the fifth month in a row in...

United States sales numbers -- or NPDs -- were released yesterday, and they've confirmed that the PS4 has outsold the Xbox One in the...

Google is awarding those who caught ’em all during April Fools Day

Remember the Google Maps April Fools joke that had us all searching for Pokémon within the app? Well, Google's awarding those who actually caught...

Nintendo’s Fils-Aime: Wii U sales quadrupled in Mario Kart 8’s opening week

Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime spoke with Polygon recently, telling the publication that week-to-week sales of the Wii U have quadrupled thanks to the...

Nintendo: We won’t support Twitch streaming on Wii U cause it’s not fun to...

In an interview at E3 with Polygon, Nintendo America head Reggie Fils-Aime said Twitch streaming won't be coming to Wii U as it's not...