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Mario Maker is as super simple to use as it looks. Paint objects into the level, drag pipes to stretch them, tweak things like changing the direction of moving platforms, and then press play to, well, play. The only hard bit is trying to get through the absurd level you just made. Even in the E3...

June 12th 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo skipped the traditional stage-based press conference this year at E3, but considering that allowed for a Robot Chicken-animated introduction and a Super Smash Bros.-inspired fistfight between Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime and Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata, we're okay with that...

June 10th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Last we heard of Tomonobu Itagaki's Devil's Third, the game was nearly finished and ready for launch later this year, though we have now learned that the game will appear exclusively on Nintendo's Wii U console. Itagaki broke the news during an IGN E3 stream, though the developer most famous for t...

June 10th 2014 at 1:24pm 0 Comments
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Mario Party 10 is coming to Wii U in 2015, marking the series' first appearance on Nintendo's new console. The game stars the big baddie Bowser, and you can play as him using the Wii U gamepad against four friends. Bowser smash! Mario Party 10 uses Amiibo, Nintendo's new Skylanders-esque figurine...

June 10th 2014 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Art Academy is coming to the Wii U, with a multitude of new features designed to take advantage of the system's unique controller. Virtual virtuosos will be able to record and playback their artistic process, and subsequently hang their completed works in a digital gallery. The game will also en...

June 10th 2014 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has announced Hyrule Warriors, featuring playable co-op characters Zelda and Midna, will launch for the Wii U on September 26, 2014, in North America. Europe will receive the game on September 19. Hyrule Warriors pits The Legend of Zelda series protagonist Link against spawning horde...

June 10th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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During Nintendo's E3 press conference, Eiji Aonuma revealed a new entry in the fan-favorite Legend of Zelda series. Scant information was offered, but we were shown an attractive vignette, featuring Link riding his trusty steed Epona away from what appears to be a particularly angry, laser-equippe...

June 10th 2014 at 12:26pm 0 Comments
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Captain Toad's ready for a whole lot more puzzling in a new Wii U game based on the small environment-spinning puzzle levels from Super Mario 3D World. The spin-off features many of the characters and environments from that game. Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker is due to launch in the holiday seas...

June 10th 2014 at 12:19pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has announced that its next Yoshi adventure – Yoshi's Wooly World – will include a two-player co-op mode. Yoshi's Wooly World is coming to the Wii U in 2015. Though the the game is helmed by the team behind the adorable Kirby's Epic Yarn, Yoshi's upcoming Wii U adventure is no...

June 10th 2014 at 12:15pm 0 Comments