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3 hrs ago | Joystiq

Disney Infinity's Toy Box 2.0 offered as standalone download

When Disney formally unveiled Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes in April , the publisher announced that the power discs and base from the first game would be compatible with the one slated to arrive next week. Instead of buying a starter pack for Disney Infinity 2.0 with a new base, returning players will have the option to download the new game's Toy Box mode separately starting on November 4. The Toy Box mode has improved since the first game, offering options for procedurally generated content and themed templates.


Related Topix: Disney Infinity, Disney Interactive Studios, Avalanche Software, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Wii U

7 hrs ago |

Mario Mushroom Cake Pan Cooks 'Shrooms That Make You Grow

If you grew up in the '80s playing the original Super Mario Bros. game on the Nintendo, you will know that gobbling the right mushrooms can make plumbers turn into a giant.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Make, MuuMuu, Video Games

8 hrs ago | Joystiq

Japanese Super Smash Bros. players mistakenly banned for using Peach online

Princess Peach fans in Japan got a rude surprise this week, as Nintendo mistakenly banned a swath of Super Smash Bros. 3DS players due to purported cheating, Kotaku reports .


Related Topix: Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Bandai Namco Games, Video Games

11 hrs ago |

Walmart releases 2014 Top 20 Toys list: Free layaway helps parents budget

Wondering what the hottest toys of the 2014 holiday season are? Walmart released their "Top 20 Toys" list on September 12, the same day the retailer started their holiday layaway program. Twenty toys top the list for children ages 18 months to 12 years, and there isn't an XBox or Nintendo product on the list Walmart predicts will be the most-wished for toys this year.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Make, MuuMuu, Go

17 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Miiverse exploit sees players posting unauthorised images

A number of Nintendo 3DS owners have been posting unauthorized images on a Miiverse forum after a glitch was discovered. A number of risque images were visible on the North American Mario & Luigi Dream Team Miiverse community for a period of time before they were deleted by administrators.


Related Topix: Video Games, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Alphadream Corporation

18 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

EU Nintendo eShop update: Hyrule Warriors, Theatrhythm Curtain Call

Nintendo has detailed the latest European eShop update, revealing the newest digital titles available for Wii U and 3DS from this Thursday. Virtual Console fans are also treated to Donkey Kong: Original Edition on 3DS.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, 3DS

Sun Sep 14, 2014

YO-Kai Watch: Japan's monster craze set to go international

Move over Pokemon, a legion of new cutesy monsters is haunting Japan and set to break out all over the world after trampling the competition at home. Jibanyan, main character of YO-Kai Watch, meets children at an event in Tokyo on Aug 12, 2014.


Related Topix: Pokemon, Ambrella, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga


Shovel Knight Digs Onto Mac Version, Linux Incoming Soon

Joaby Gilroy takes The Sims 4 for a spin on PC and finds out just what the life simulator has to offer. We took the five winged, five week challenge with Hearthstone's first campaign and walked away less deathrattled than you might think.


Related Topix: Yacht Club Games, Shovel Knight, Video Games, Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, Wii U

'Super Smash Bros 4' roster addition, Wii U release date and more discussed

Another new character has been official announced for the " Super Smash Bros 4 " for Wii U and 3DS roster. According to a report from Mii Gamer on Sept.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, 3DS, Pikmin 3


Rumor: Super Smash Bros. on Wii U launches Nov. 21

Cards printed up by the Pacific Northwest mega-mart Fred Meyer and handed out for preorders of Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U say the game is launching on Friday, Nov. 21, according to a Twitter user who got his money down on Friday .


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games


Digital Foundry: Hands-on with Bayonetta 2

It seems like ancient history now, but you may recall that Nintendo introduced Wii U as a system designed to appeal to both casual and dedicated players alike. One of its first moves in wooing the core player was to resurrect Bayonetta 2 - a game that was all but cancelled before Nintendo moved in to save the day.


Related Topix: Bayonetta 2, PlatinumGames, Video Games, Wii U, Nintendo Gamecube, The Wonderful 101, Mario Kart 8

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Penguins of Madagascar Exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS

Who said the only exclusive games for Nintendo platforms were first-party? For months that's seemed to be the case at launch, but a new Nintendo-only game is on the way in November from a third-party publisher. Little Orbit, a little-known publisher with a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation, announced plans to make the Penguins of Madagascar exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS.


Related Topix: THQ, Penguins of Madagascar, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, WII, Wii U

From GTA5 to Watchdogs, It's the Top 5 News of the Week - IGN Daily Fix

This week next-gen GTA5 finally got a release date,Watchdogs is officially coming to the Wii U, The 3DS gets a redesign and much more. "From GTA5 to Watchdogs, It's the Top 5 News of the Week - IGN Daily Fix" is categorized as "entertainment".


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games

'Super Smash Bros. 4' starting character roster revealed, compared to past games

The official starting character roster for Super Smash Bros. 4 for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS has been revealed and compared to Super Smash Bros.


Related Topix: Bandai Namco Games, Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Video Games, 3DS, Wii U, The, Deep Silver


5 Most Profitable Video Game Adaptations In Film

Think about what you'd really like to do on your vacation and create a list to narrow your choices - whether it's hitting the beach, going shopping, climbing a mountain or visiting a museum. Consider whether you can do this somewhere nearby, or whether you know anyone who has done your chosen activities before on a similar budget.


Related Topix: Video Games, Ubisoft, Hollywood, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie, Prince of Persia, Pokemon, Ambrella

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Captain Toad Is Too Cute And Needs To Stop It

I don't own a Wii U, and I was fine with that. But I have to admit that my cold hard heart softened a bit watching Captain Toad running around on the Nintendo Treehouse stream earlier today.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games

New Fatal Frame Trailer Puts The Horror in Your Face

Nintendo released a new trailer today for the upcoming Fatal Frame game. While showing off a few creative monsters, the trailer revealed the use of the game pad's screen as a camera.


Related Topix: Koei Tecmo Games, Fatal Frame, Video Games

PC Magazine

Club Nintendo Platinum Members Get Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo

Raise your hand if you're getting access to a semi-exclusive demo of the much-anticipated Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS game today.


Related Topix: Bandai Namco Games, Super Smash Bros. 3DS


Certain Club Nintendo Members to Receive Super Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Codes

Daily Deals: PS4 with a Year of Plus, Last Day for Free Xbox One Games, Wii U Mario Kart Bundle UPDATE: Nintendo of Europe has announced via Twitter that European Club Nintendo Members who meet the specifications will also qualify for 3DS demo codes. Nintendo announced during their Treehouse Livestream today that certain Club Nintendo Platinum Members will be receiving codes for the Super Smash Bros.


Related Topix: Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Bandai Namco Games, Video Games, Mario Kart


The Only 16-Bit Main Mega Man Entry Now On Wii U Virtual Console

Daily Deals: PS4 with a Year of Plus, Last Day for Free Xbox One Games, Wii U Mario Kart Bundle During the live Nintendo Treehouse event, it was announced that Mega Man 7 is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console. Mega Man 7 , which appeared on the Super NES, was the only game in the "regular" Mega Man series to appear on the 16-bit console.


Related Topix: Mario Kart, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox