Nintendo hinted some time back that it was working on a traditional side-scrolling Mario game for the Nintendo 3DS, but this weekend's sudden announcement of New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the handheld still came as a surprise. Designed as a sequel to the 2006 original for Nintendo DS -- not the multiplayer-centric Wii follow-up -- New Super Mario Bros. 2 looks to mine much of the Mario series' past to present another adventure that blends the fresh and familiar with expected nostalgic bliss.
New Super Mario Bros. 2 is due out for Nintendo 3DS in August in North America, Europe, and Japan. Nintendo also confirmed that it will release an as-yet-untitled Kirby compilation disc for Wii later this year, which looks to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the pink icon by bundling together some of his best-loved adventures. We'll surely hear more about both of these releases at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles in early June.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:04pmLast year, Takara made an amazing Transformer out of a pun, mashing up the big bad guy, Megatron, with Sega's 16-bit Mega Drive. And while it was nowhere near as punny, they followed it up with a Playstation-based Optimus Prime. But they stopped there.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 1:16pmAfter seven months of infuriating silence, Nintendo finally unveiled their new console this morning. The Nintendo Swich is, as rumors have stated, a console / portable hybrid with detachable controllers.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 1:28pmThe HD remaster of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess may have come out way back in March, but it's better late than never, as Good Smile Company are launching three Figmas based on the game.