Wii U

Is “MMO” Becoming a Dirty Word Among Game Developers?

by Todd Blackon August 5, 2015
For video games, it was once believed that MMO games would be the true wave of the future, spurred on by the original Everquest and the legendary World of Warcraft. However, as time went on and more MMOs were made, it seemed like more MMO games failed rather than succeeded. It got to the point where […]
Mega Man

Inafune Considers Mega Man His “Foster Child”

by Todd Blackon August 3, 2015
For Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune, he’s on the brink of releasing his next big game, Mighty No. 9, which is a “spiritual successor” to Mega Man, a game franchise he no longer helps develop. Mighty No. 9 has Inafune in full freedom to create the game however he wants, and it’s clear he’s excited […]

Super Smash Bros.

New Update For Super Smash Bros. Coming Soon

by Todd Blackon July 31, 2015
Between numerous free updates for Splatoon, and the continued support of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo is doing very well in terms of free gaming downloadable content as of late. And for the latter, a new update is coming soon for Super Smash Bros., which will feature much new content. The […]
Wii U

Wii U Hits Big Milestone, Splatoon Sales Continue to Rise

by Todd Blackon July 31, 2015
It’s been no secret that Nintendo has struggled in this current console war with the Wii U. Even though Nintendo’s console launched first, they made several mistakes that hindered their sales. The Wii U itself as a name severely hurt, as many thought the touchscreen focused Gamepad was just an extension of the Wii, instead […]


Massive Splatoon Update Coming Next Week

by Todd Blackon July 27, 2015
Say what you will about how much content Splatoon had when it first released at the end of May, but in the months since, the game has been firing on all cylinders with new maps, gear, and mods, all for free! Now, Nintendo has announced in a statement a new, massive Splatoon update that will […]

Nintendo’s “Quality Of Life” Device Revealed?

by Todd Blackon July 26, 2015
Recently, over the last few years to be precise, Nintendo has focused not only on making games, but making games that help the gamer as well. This includes mind testing games like Brain Age, physical activity games like Wii Sports, Wii Fit, and more. A new initiative that came from these products was called the “Quality of […]


Masahiro Sakurai Says Goodbye to Lifelong Friend Satoru Iwata

by Todd Blackon July 24, 2015
It’s been almost two weeks since the death of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. Many are still taking the time to mourn him, which shows just how much love and respect he had earned in his life. Most fittingly, his friend and fellow developer at Hal Laboratory, Masahiro Sakurai, has penned a stirring eulogy for Iwata. Thanks to […]

Project Cars For Wii U Has Been Officially Cancelled

by Todd Blackon July 23, 2015
Project Cars was a game that was much delayed, but it was worth it in the end. Many fans and reviewers noted the beauty and detail of the title. The game sold millions upon release, and it’s already confirmed to be getting a sequel. One thing it will not be getting, though, is a port to […]