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Mario Tennis Coming November

mario_tennis_ultra_smash_logo_560x346 It has been a while since we got a really good Mario Tennis title on a Nintendo platform. The last release on 3DS was lackluster at best; Nintendo has the opportunity to redeem themselves this November with the release of Mario Tennis. I had the chance to play the game at a Nintendo E3 Media event in Toronto, Ontario and I can safely say that we might be getting the next best Mario sports title!


Skylanders amiibo A Sensational Idea

skylanders-figures When Reggie and Activision announced at E3 2015 that Nintendo characters were coming to Skylanders, I was fairly skeptical, especially since it was also announced that these characters would also be amiibo compatible. Now that I have the figures in my hands - thanks to Activision who saved me a lot of money (more on that later) - I can say my skeptism was unfounded. While I wish the characters modeled an amiibo more than a Skylander, the final figures are still excellent little toys that ...


Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer Launches today in North America

animal-crossing-happy-home-designer-675x338_690x346 Animal Crossing has a large, dedicated following. While we await the next true Animal Crossing game, Nintendo is wetting our appetites with a spin off title that tasks you with decorating the homes that our good friend, Tom Nook, sells. Will you be joining Nook's home selling team?


amiibo Cards Sold Out

amiibo-animal-crossing-cards_690x428 On the eve of the launch of Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, it appears as if Animal Crossing amiibo cards are sold out at almost every retailer, and those that are not sold out will have limited stock. What I'm basically saying is: if you don't go get your copy of the game the second the store opens, there is a good chance you won't get any amiibo cards.


Mario Maker Levels Continue to Impress

smm_cover_129x129 If you find a free moment, go to YouTube and search Super Mario Maker. You are bound to get stuck in that "just one more video" cycle as you look through some of the amazing levels that have been uploaded so far. This week, Nintendo in Japan announced on Twitter that over one million Super Mario Maker levels have been uploaded for others to play. This is an amazing statistic.


Nintendo Names new CEO

nintendo-22_690x388 Nintendo Tokyo named their new CEO yesterday and it isn't really who many people would have expected. Tatsumi Kimishima will take over top duties at Nintendo, replacing fan favorite Satoru Iwata after Iwata suddenly passed a few weeks ago.


Steam World Heist this Fal

steamworldheist_690x388 Steam World Heist is set to release this Fall on select platofrms. However, very few people actually know a few interesting tidbits about the Steam World lore, one of which is a Tower Defense came called SteamWorld Tower Defense.


Miyamoto Breaks down Super Mario Bros. 1-1

smm_1_900x506 Eurogamer recently sat down with Shigeru Miyamoto to discuss the creation of Super Mario Bros World One, Level One (1-1). Watching Miyamoto play through the level and explain the design philosophy behind it was amazing. You can watch the video below.


Amazon Selling Nintendo Digital Titles

amazon-nintendo_690x323 Amazon has begun selling Nintendo Digital content on their North American websites. They will be selling 3DS, Wii U, and DLC content. Unlike other online retailers which sell digital content, Amazon is actually not dealing with codes.


New Nintendo 3DS Coming to North America

nintendo-new-3ds-animal-crossing A while back, the New 3DS XL came to North America and people were generally OK with that...but, where was the smaller, regular New Nintendo 3DS? The 3DS that you could get in the Super Famicom Controller button layout? The 3DS where you could swap the face plates for whatever you could possibly want? Well, that version never came out here, until now.