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Marking a change from the calendars, posters and other Nintendoodads, the 2014 Club Nintendo elite rewards for North America are all downloadable games. While that'll disappoint some of you, as a European I have to note on our side of the ocean it's all physical - and personally, not the most appea...

July 17th 2014 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Wario's been with us for two whole decades, and in that time, Nintendo has used Mario's Garbage Pail Kids variant to disrupt some pretty fundamental gameplay ideas – especially in endlessly inventive portable series like Wario Land and WarioWare. As made evident by its E3 2013 lineup, though,...

June 21st 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The crowd funding movement has reached an inevitable point in its trendiness arc: Parody. To promote the micro-game infused Game & Wario on the Wii U, Nintendo has launched (sigh...) Crowdfarter. The site pokes fun at services like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, asking fans to donate "coins" to he...

May 20th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Game & Wario now has an official European launch date of June 28, straight from Nintendo of Europe's twitter account. The game is scheduled to release in North America on June 23 at the unexpectedly lower price of $39.99.

May 2nd 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Game & Wario, Nintendo's Wii U collection of GamePad enhanced microgames, will retail for $39.99, an unexpectedly low price for a retail Wii U game, especially one from Nintendo. Retailers posted pre-order pages over the weekend at that price, and we have just obtained confirmation of the $39.9...

April 29th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Game & Wario, which launched last month in Japan, will arrive on the Wii U Nintendo eShop and at retail on June 23 in North America. Still awaiting Europe details.

April 17th 2013 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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The most recent information about the Western release date for Game & Wario puts it somewhere in the first half of 2013. For Japan, however, the minigame (but not microgame!) collection has a firm release date. Nintendo of Japan is aiming its nose-and-mustache-shaped bow and targeting March 28....

January 25th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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There are more Wii U games coming, sometime early this year. Along with a reconfirmed "first half of 2013" date for Wii Fit U, Nintendo put minigame collection Game & Wario and Platinum's crowd-control action game The Wonderful 101 in the same release window today.Pikmin 3's release window beca...

January 17th 2013 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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One of the mini games within Game and Wario is Fruit, a game of stealth and lying to your loved ones. Classic Nintendo. Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, gives the game a go in the above video, which asks, "Can you guess which character Mr. Iwata is using to steal the fruit?"

December 5th 2012 at 10:15pm 0 Comments
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It seems stubborn to lament a stylistic and gameplay shift for (essentially) the WarioWare series -- one built on hilariously frequent stylistic and gameplay shifts -- but the Wii U's Game & Wario dramatically shifts away from pretty much all the cornerstones of WarioWare, and toward convention...

June 6th 2012 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Following its E3 2012 media briefing, Nintendo revealed a slew of new titles for its upcoming Wii U console, including Project P-100, on its event site. Another title that snuck its way on the E3 page was the working title project Game & Wario."Wario and his Diamond City friends are back in act...

June 5th 2012 at 3:15pm 0 Comments