Category Archives: Wii U

Best Buy confirms Dark Pit amiibo exclusively in stores on July 31st with no pre-orders

The figure will launch exclusively in brick-and-mortar Best Buy stores – which, by deduction, implies not on – on Friday, July 31st. Continue reading

Dark Pit amiibo confirmed to be exclusive to Best Buy in North America

The online listing is accompanied by an “Only at Best Buy” indication, so you won’t find the Kid Icarus antihero at your local Target or Toys”R”Us store. Continue reading

Following Wii U, Miyamoto steps away from Nintendo hardware R&D to focus on software development

Shigeru Miyamoto has been particularly involved with the development of Nintendo’s hardware in recent years, but it seems that may not be the case going forward. Continue reading

Sakurai thought about dropping Pac-Man from Smash Bros. if old-school design was rejected

If Namco had forced Pac-Man’s newer “Ghostly Adventures” design on Sakurai, Pac-Man may have been dropped from Smash Bros. Continue reading

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. and Splatoon tournaments coming in July

Celebrate July 4th by battling it out online in Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. and Splatoon! Continue reading

Splatoon crosses the 1 million mark in worldwide sales in less than a month

Nintendo’s new IP Splatoon has crossed 1 million units sold worldwide in less than a month since release. Continue reading

Sacré bleu! Yarn Yoshi amiibo preorders cancelled in France over damaged stock

French retailers cancel Yarn Yoshi amiibo preorders due to damaged stock. Continue reading

E3 2015 Highlights: Can We Build It? (Yes We Can)

This year at E3, one of the newest trends was the prevalence of player access to building tool kits, encouraging players to create custom experiences for other players. Continue reading

Nintendo’s new digital content and downloads for this week

Nintendo has released information on this week’s eShop downloads and new digital content. Continue reading

Platinum Games revealed to be working with Nintendo on Star Fox: Zero

Platinum Games is working with Nintendo on Star Fox: Zero Continue reading