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Wii Fit U, the latest entry in Nintendo's fitness series, has stumbled on the old jogging trail. Originally slated for the first half of 2013, the game will now be released in December. The news comes courtesy of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in the company's E3 Nintendo Direct presentation. As...

June 11th 2013 at 10:28am 0 Comments
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Nintendo just announced the HD remaster of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker sets sail for the Wii U this October. Nintendo also detailed that it's altering the original GameCube game's Tingle Tuner functionality with the Game Boy Advance. In the 1080p Wii U remaster it'll be titled Tingle Bottl...

June 11th 2013 at 10:24am 0 Comments
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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced Wii Party U for the Wii U during the company's Nintendo Direct stream today. This sequel to Wii Party was initially announced at a January Nintendo Direct event, but now has a full title and an October 2013 release date. A gameplay trailer for the game sho...

June 11th 2013 at 10:13am 0 Comments
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During today's E3 Nintendo Direct stream, president Satoru Iwata revealed Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. This new entry in the series will launch in Spring 2014. Last month, Nintendo teased not only a new Mario Kart, but also the new Smash Bros. and more. You can watch the ongoing Nintendo Direct stream...

June 11th 2013 at 10:13am 0 Comments
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The new 3DS varieties of Pokemon are launching October 12. Nintendo previously billed an October release window for the 3D evolution of its long-running monster capture series. In this morning's E3 Direct broadcast, Nintendo upgraded that window into a concrete worldwide release date for both Poke...

June 11th 2013 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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Welcome to the Nintendo Direct of Nintendo Directs in 2013 - the fully armed and operational Death Star of Nintendo Directs, if you will. Thanks to the House of Mario's decision to forego the traditional E3 conference, this morning brings a Direct broadcast that should be stuffed to the brim with...

June 11th 2013 at 9:40am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has announced Just Dance 2014, previously revealed through the Xbox Live Marketplace. The game will include six-player dances, DJ functions (where you can wave a hand around to move through songs), and a special "Party Master" mode coming to the Wii U. The tunes will be provided by pop a...

June 10th 2013 at 6:44pm 0 Comments
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Update: We're rolling! Click here to get into the liveblog. Ubisoft's E3 2013 media briefing kicks off in the Los Angeles Theater at 6:00PM EDT (3PM Pacific, 11PM UK). Hosting duties will once again be commandeered by the frequently animated Aisha Tyler, who will share a stage with the games we ex...

June 10th 2013 at 6:28pm 0 Comments
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Bingo cards, predictions and generally just wishing really hard for things is how we typically guess what we'll see during the industry's biggest show in North America. With E3 2013 set to kick off with media briefings from some of the industry's biggest giants, we wanted to continue the tradition...

June 9th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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This just in: E3 2013 starts tomorrow. Well, technically, tomorrow is what we affectionately call "Day Zero" – due to the slew of major media briefings we'll be attending. It's been nearly a decade since Microsoft and Sony brought new gear to E3, and nearly a decade since Joystiq started mak...

June 9th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The recent Nintendo Direct had a "one more thing" finale when company prez Reggie Fils-Aime announced a special partnership with Best Buy to demo the company's E3 line-up. Nintendo released the list of over 100 stores from across North America hosting the special events this morning. Nintendo do...

May 29th 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments