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This is what Mario could look like on Nintendo NX

This is what Mario could look like on Nintendo NX

By 29 June 2015

Little is known of Nintendo's next games console bar a codename, NX, and rumours that it could come in the form of a handheld that will double as a home console through some kind of docking station. What we hope though is that it will at least rival... >>

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy in 2015?

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy in 2015?

By 23 June 2015

E3 is over and the western world's biggest videogaming show certainly lived up to its billing as the place for top games debuts this year. The titles on offer prompted much excitement and it looks like this generation of gaming is starting to mature and... >>

Yoshi's Woolly Word review: Sewing up the platform genre
4.5 out of 5

Yoshi's Woolly Word review: Sewing up the platform genre

By 23 June 2015

In the hierarchy of Nintendo characters, Yoshi – the green, egg-laying dinosaur with a lizard-like tongue – may lack the superstar status of Mario, but he has always been irresistibly cute. Never more so than in his latest starring vehicle, Yoshi's... >>

Star Fox Zero preview: Cunning, the Wii U just became an even foxier prospect

Star Fox Zero preview: Cunning, the Wii U just became an even foxier prospect

By 18 June 2015

As much as the Wii U has received its fair share of abuse, it houses some of Nintendo’s finest titles that are scientifically proven to be impossible to dislike*. Ok, so we made up the scientific part, but with Star Fox making its return we reserve... >>

Skylanders Superchargers gets Nintendo stars as new figures... and they double as Amiibos

Skylanders Superchargers gets Nintendo stars as new figures... and they double as Amiibos

By 18 June 2015

One of the most pleasant surprises of E3 2015 was provided by Activision and developer Vicarious Visions who revealed that not only does this year’s Skylanders game get vehicles for the first time, two massive Nintendo licensed characters will also... >>

Super Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

Super Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

By 16 June 2015

One of the more quirky Wii U titles trailed during the E3 special edition of Nintendo Direct was Super Mario Maker. Not just a game, it allows you to build and then play your own Mario Bros levels and, presumably, then share them with a community of other... >>

Star Fox Zero details emerge at E3 2015, arriving on Wii U end of 2015

Star Fox Zero details emerge at E3 2015, arriving on Wii U end of 2015

By 16 June 2015

Nintendo is going full steam ahead at E3 2015, with one of its best-known series, Star Fox, now confirmed for Wii U release at the end of 2015. Officially entitled Star Fox Zero (thankfully we in Europe don't have to suffer the Lylat Wars name), this... >>

How to spot a fake Nintendo Amiibo: Don't get fooled into buying a dud

How to spot a fake Nintendo Amiibo: Don't get fooled into buying a dud

By 3 June 2015

Like with any successful toy or venture, there is a thriving counterfeit market for Nintendo's Amiibo toys in Japan. And although some kids or collectors might be fooled by them at first glance, the one's spotted recently are inferior in more than just... >>

Nintendo NX will be Android based, insiders claim

Nintendo NX will be Android based, insiders claim

By 1 June 2015

The Nintendo NX is turning into the ultimate tease. We know that Nintendo is working on some sort of future gaming hardware, codenamed NX, as was revealed in March. Speculation has now turned to the software platform, with Nikkei publishing a report talking... >>

Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids
5 out of 5

Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids

By 27 May 2015

It is with great pleasure that we no longer talk about the Wii U as Nintendo's big mistake. Instead, it is now firmly ensconced as everybody's favourite second console, even some gamers' first. And titles like Splatoon are prime examples as to why. Conversations... >>