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Between Super Mario 3D World and New Super Mario Bros .U, Nintendo's mustachioed mascot (whose year it wasn't) has shipped almost 6 million units on the Wii U. In figures revealed in the big N's financial briefing, NSMBU is now at 3.89 million for its lifetime shipments, while SM3DW is at around ha...

January 30th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Following the NPD Group's analysis of August's overall sales data comes a handful of extra statistics from Nintendo. When taking both physical and digital sales into account, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team has sold "nearly" 190,000 units since its release on August 11. Meanwhile, Pikmin 3 has sold "...

September 12th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Mario has stolen the show often enough that it can be difficult to remember he even has a brother. As Nintendo celebrates the "Year of Luigi," though, Mario's gangly sibling is finally enjoying some well-deserved time in the spotlight. First there was Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for the 3DS, and now...

June 24th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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New Super Luigi U, the downloadable expansion to New Super Mario Bros. U centered around the lankier Mario brother, comes to the Wii U's eShop today priced at $19.99. The green campaign includes over 80 redesigned courses, each one with a timer set at 100. And of course you play as the big L himse...

June 20th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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New Super Mario Bros. U will get an update to coincide with the release of Super Luigi U, at least in Japan. ​It will allow players to purchase the Super Luigi U DLC directly from within New Super Mario Bros. U (i.e. no need to visit the eShop), and enable use of the Wii U's Pro Controller. Direc...

May 30th 2013 at 6:30pm 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
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This morning's Nintendo DIrect, hosted by the ever gracious Satoru Iwata, covered NIntendo's plans for the summer. The company has another Nintendo Direct planned closer to E3, since it isn't holding a press conference at the mega show. Here's the highlights from this morning: Sonic: Lost World...

May 17th 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The Super Luigi U DLC for New Super Mario Bros. U is being released as a digital download for the game on June 20 in both North America and Europe. However, it's also coming to retail as a packaged standalone. It'll be available August 25 in North America, and July 26 in Europe. The DLC will be pri...

May 17th 2013 at 10:21am 0 Comments