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Though the Wii seems like the perfect platform for a Mario Paint revival (as does the Nintendo DS), it's doubtful that you'll hear an announcement for that in the next year or so. In the meantime, if you have a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and are interested in the Wii homebrew sc...

April 20th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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For us, game music doesn't get much better than the Dr. Wily Stage 1 theme from Mega Man 2. And thanks to YouTube user TomBobBlender, we have a kickass rendition of the track done in Mario Paint to listen to. The guy has even done renditions of tracks from Street Fighter II, Punch-Out!! and even th...

July 27th 2007 at 3:05pm 0 Comments
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Virtually Overlooked has taken over Wii Fanboy! All this week, members of the staff will be outlining their personal picks for future Virtual Console releases.I was always a Nintendo fanboy growing up. I had all the Nintendo consoles (I even owned a Virtual Boy once) and only arrived on the Sega sce...

June 11th 2007 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Nintendophile like us, you love to read and learn about the company, no matter what aspect of it that may be. And over at blog COLOURlovers, they looked back at the history of Nintendo's consoles and focused on the progression of colors throughout the life of the company in the console m...

May 24th 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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YouTube user TomBobBlender has built a stockpile of game music songs recreated in Mario Paint. One of his latest, the Final Fantasy IV battle theme is our pick for today's video, but browse through his YouTube page for even more selections. Game music recreated in a game -- does it get any geekier b...

May 14th 2007 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Having created Rotoshop, the software behind uniquely-animated films like Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly, Bob Sabiston is no stranger to new ways of manipulating media. His latest project, Fatbits Pocket Painter, takes advantage of the Nintendo DS' hardware features to create both pixel-based and...

March 12th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Pocket Gamer issued some DS demands recently, with their list of titles that should already be on the handheld, but aren't. While they offered up some interesting candidates -- a good place to start the discussion -- we'd love to see you guys start throwing out ideas on all the games that could be....

March 5th 2007 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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A seventeen-note theme that has been hidden in Nintendo games for over a decade is finding new life as internet sleuths track down new instances in old games. Totaka's song is most easily accessible from the title screen of the SNES' Mario Paint, but the quirky ditty has appeared in over a dozen gam...

December 14th 2006 at 10:15am 0 Comments