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New Super Mario Bros. U gets the previously announced New Super Luigi U DLC this summer, specifically June in Japan. The news was announced in this morning's Nintendo Direct, which revealed as usual Luigi will be able to outjump his shorter brother, and that the DLC features some shorter stages wit...

April 17th 2013 at 10:13am 0 Comments
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Nintendo announced a Luigi-themed DLC pack for New Super Mario Bros. U in today's Nintendo Direct. The DLC, titled 'New Super Luigi U,' applies changes to the main campaign to make every single course "all-new", essentially allowing for a new Luigi campaign.The DLC is coming this year. Nintendo pre...

February 14th 2013 at 9:22am 0 Comments
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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. Kid Icarus UprisingI tried not to push Kid Icarus Uprising on my coworkers, despite enjoying it more than anythin...

January 3rd 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. FIFA Soccer 13I'd argue that sports games haven't quite accomplished what EA Canada managed to do this year with...

January 1st 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Nintendo sold 308,570 Wii U units over the console's opening two days in Japan, according to Enterbrain data. That places the new console 17 percent behind its predecessor, the Wii shifting 371,936 units in its first two days on sale. On the other hand, the Wii U sits comfortably ahead of correspon...

December 11th 2012 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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According to NPD data sent by Nintendo, the Wii U sold over 425,000 units in its debut month – or, at least, the seven days of it counted toward NPD's November sales period (the Nov. 18 launch through Nov. 24). Nintendo points out that the debut is almost as promising as the 475,000 units of...

December 6th 2012 at 7:21pm 0 Comments
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The Wii U's inconvenient day one patch will be greeting new console owners until next year. Speaking with Gamasutra, Nintendo America president Reggie Fils-Aime said the update won't be built into the system until early 2013."Nintendo developers want to make sure that the very best product is avail...

December 4th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The final issue of Nintendo Power will be hitting newsstands in a few days, and it looks to pay nostalgic tribute to the magazine's very first issue, which was published over two decades ago. The cover image has been making the rounds on the internet, featuring a sculpted clay scene from New Super...

November 30th 2012 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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GameStop patrons are more interested in Wii U than they initially were of the Wii, the retailer has revealed. Over 1.2 million individuals have pre-ordered Wii U games at GameStop, in addition to the 500,000 Wii U consoles claimed since opening up pre-orders back in September.That figure comes out...

November 15th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Super Mario World ruined me. Ever since it was released in 1991, I've been waiting for Nintendo to top it, to one up its brilliant levels, wonderful music and sheer creativity. Don't get me wrong, the 3D Mario games are great, but I grew up with 2D games and will always have a soft spot for them.Ne...

November 15th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments