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Nintendo fell slightly short of the reduced financial projections it set in January, with the Wii U reaching 2.72 million shipments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. However, the system remains way off Nintendo's initial projection of 9 million, so it's no surprise to see more conservative...

May 7th 2014 at 4:25am 0 Comments
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It's not just the handhelds that are going peach and pink: A new Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus is floating onto retail shelves in North America next week. You can acquire the peachy Motion Plus controller starting April 24, at the suggested retail price of $40. To bask in its full regal splendor,...

April 15th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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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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Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. Mario and his extended family has been our constant companion for quite some time now, and his adventures were starting to...

January 3rd 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo compiled a list of 20 games that Club Nintendo members noted as their favorites from 2013 recently. Nintendo featured ten games for each for 3DS and Wii U, with Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate as the lone game that landed on both lists. Among the Wii U games selected by Club Nintendo members ar...

December 27th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation 4 had the best launch week in the UK of any gaming system to date, and in the words of Chart Track it "eclipsed" the Xbox One's sales from the week before. There's no confirmed numbers, but we know the country's previous fastest-seller is the PSP, and it sold 185,000 units across it...

December 2nd 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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If you're a resident of Her Majesty's Kingdom who's been tempted into a Wii U purchase by the five-star brilliance of Super Mario 3D World, hold your British horses! Nintendo's UK web-store has an offer that's worth a gander at least. For the British sum of £300, you get a black 32GB Wii U,...

November 21st 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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This launch trailer for Super Mario 3D World offers a brief overview of the game's cast of characters and varying power-ups along with glimpses at the stages players will leap through. Among the characters not shown is Rosalina, an unlockable fifth character that stars in Super Mario Galaxy. The...

November 21st 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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If you read our review of the Wii U's Super Mario 3D World, you already know that it's fun, well-designed and drop-dead gorgeous. But mere words don't do the game justice, so we invite you to watch our video review as well.

November 21st 2013 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Our review of Super Mario 3D World couldn't help but mention Luigi's "adorable cat butt." So, obviously, it's a five-star game from us. Eurogamer (100/100): "It's beautiful as well as busy, too. While Nintendo came to HD textures late, it's benefited more than most - probably because it has rend...

November 19th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Super Mario 3D World is excellent. If you have access to a Wii U, you absolutely have to play it. If you don't have access to a Wii U, you should consider either picking one up or making some new friends. The game is utterly delightful from top to bottom. That's all you need to know, honestly, but...

November 19th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments