Let me begin by saying that this is not a full-review of Pokemon Sun. I likely will never fully-complete this game, and let’s be honest, it’s just as likely that you won’t either. Pokemon games are huge time sinks and completing a Pokedex isn’t even the main quest of the game, it’s just something to… Continue reading
Today Humble launched the Humble Nindie Bundle, a games bundle featuring Nintendo 3DS and Wii U titles. All eight games in the bundle are from independent developers (get it? Nindie…Nintendo + Indie?), so you won’t be finding Mario or Pikachu in the mix, but you will find some top-tier indie games. Humble Bundles tend to… Continue reading
Today on RIPT, pick up a really cool tshirt featuring the stars of the Mushroom Kingdom dressed up as The Avengers. There is Mario as Iron Man, Peach as Thor, Luigi as Captain America, Yoshi as Hawkeye, and Bowser as The Incredible Hulk! Too cool to pass up, especially if you are into both universes!… Continue reading
To promote the release of Mario Kart 7 (releasing December 1st in Japan, December 4th in North America) Nintendo commissioned West Coast Customs to create life-size replicas of vehicles from the Mario Kart franchise. “These are the only cars at the L.A. Auto Show designed to work in both the air and water.” Nintendo of… Continue reading
Check out “The Barrel Rollers” on TheYetee. $11 + shipping (about $4) nets you the shirt. Lost on the reference? Maybe you should pay more attention to our Geek Speak segments, one of which we highlighted Peppy Hare, of the Star Fox team.
PEPPY HARE – from Nintendo’s Star Fox For the non-nerds: Peppy Hare is a prominent member of the Star Fox team. He is the rabbit most commonly quoted on the internet for saying, “Do a barrel roll!” in the first level of Star Fox 64. Peppy flew alongside James McCloud and Pigma Dengar, before Pigma… Continue reading
Artist Mike Puncekar has drawn up these rather scary versions of the once cartoony villains of the Mario franchise. Check out the rest over at Geekologie.
Johannes Kopf and Dani Lischinski have created an algorithm that ‘de-pixelizes’ games in real time, resulting in smoother, cartoon-ier looking graphics for classic console games. The key of the algorithm is that it can detect the intention of curves and adjust the graphics accordingly. Thus removing the blocky look of older games. There is a… Continue reading
Nintendo and K’NEX have teamed up to release a Mario Kart themed K’NEX set of vehicles. Featuring Mario, Luigi, and Yoshi the sets consist of either a go-kart or a bike. The go-karts are priced at $19.99 and the bikes are priced at $9.99. Look for these sets this June wherever K’NEX products are sold!… Continue reading
GameInformer has announced that their staff has confirmations from various sources that claim Nintendo will officially announce their next console at this years E3. The console is to be Nintendo’s first HD system, bumping them a generation behind their competition, due to the Wii’s lack of HD support. However, Nintendo was almost a console ahead… Continue reading