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Nintendo has officially announced an impending price drop for the Wii. As of May 15 (confirming our earlier report), the Wii will be sold at a suggested retail price of $149.99, and will come bundled with Mario Kart Wii and the Wii Wheel accessory. The new price applies to both black and white sy...

May 4th 2011 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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After only four and a half years, it looks like Nintendo is finally ready to introduce a line of budget titles in North America. Kotaku reports that the "Wii Select" line will launch alongside the newly discounted Wii, which is rumored to drop to $150 two weeks from now. The first titles reported...

May 3rd 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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When we were going to pick the winner of our latest giveaway, we completely realized that we forgot to announce the winner for our previous giveaway. Also, we received quite a few emails from you all. So, without further delay, here's our winners: Chris Luebe won our copy of MLB Power Pros 200...

September 19th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Well folks, if you've been living under a rock for the past week, you should really try harder to read Wii Fanboy. You see, we've been holding a giveaway for one copy of Mario Super Sluggers this week and you could have been entering every day. If you missed out, today is your last chance to enter,...

September 17th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It's another week, so we're giving away another game. This time, we're giving away one copy of Mario Super Sluggers (retails for $50), which we were quite fond of, we should say. What do you need to do to win this copy of Mario Super Sluggers?To enter, simply leave a comment between now and Wednesd...

September 11th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Seattle residents, Nintendo is going to be promoting Mario Super Sluggers this Friday at Safeco Field, where the Mariners will be taking on the New York Yankees. There, Mario will throw out the opening pitch, as well as kiosks to demo the game. What's even better, though, is that Nintendo will be r...

September 3rd 2008 at 8:04pm 0 Comments
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Mario Super Sluggers very much feels like a first-party game, despite being developed by Namco. It's got a plethora of Nintendo characters, wonderful bits of fan service and quite the bit of polish. There aren't that many flaws in the game, and the single biggest is only the lack of a label on the...

September 1st 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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In case you are a newcomer to the unchecked exuberance characteristic of It's-a Mario World, you should know that we are obsessed with the thematic nuances of the Mushroom Kingdom. From the trivial to the crucial, we like to keep up on what's happening in the Mario universe, particularly since much...

August 29th 2008 at 2:37pm 0 Comments
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Mario steps up to bat on the Wii and ... well, doesn't strike out, but doesn't hit a home run, either. That's the consensus (minus the baseball terminology) on the latest mascot-ified sports title from Nintendo, Mario Super Sluggers. Mario Strikers Charged was the last, and scored (both a gaming an...

August 28th 2008 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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The follow-up to previous baseball title on the GameCube, Mario Superstar Baseball, Namco and Nintendo's next title, Mario Super Sluggers, has finally hit North American shores. Is it worth your time? Well, let's see what the critics have to say. GameDaily (80/100) thinks the positives outweig...

August 27th 2008 at 11:50am 0 Comments

A second Mario Super Sluggers video has hit the Nintendo Channel today, proving that Nintendo does mention the game ... occasionally. Good thing, since if they're going to promote the game at all, now would be the time! Other new(ish) videos include the official Helix trailer, designed to entice Wii...

August 25th 2008 at 9:17pm 0 Comments
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There's plenty of content releasing on the Wii this week. Whether you're a fan of retail games or looking to download some content on the Virtual Console or WiiWare, your gaming needs should be taken care of this week. Head on past the break for the details and let us know what you'll be playing!%G...

August 25th 2008 at 8:59am 0 Comments