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  1. Stiq Figures, December 8 - 14: Biggest surprise in 2014 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Joystiq

    ... is all about celebrating 2014's personal out-of-left-field moments. Personally, my biggest surprise was when Nintendo addressed my complaints at E3 by revealing Splatoon and Code Name: STEAM , two new, prominent franchises with fresh characters that ...


  2. 10 best video games of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    ... you form with other characters. This modern take on the RPG genre was oh-so-close to being my game of the year. : Nintendo's crazy fighting game returns with its Wii U debut, bringing laughs, screams and bonding moments to living rooms everywhere. ...


  3. Seventh Day of Christmas: 'Mario Kart 8'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    You can't go wrong with a series that has been around for the past two decades. One of the longest running series of games that is loved by gamers both young and old: ' Mario Kart !' The controls are smooth, the tracks provide a good challenge, there's a variety of characters to choose from, and the cars! 'Mario Kart 8' has a bigger selection of karts than ever before, and the karts even transform at various parts of the stages! When the player is propelled through the air, the kart will sprout a glider.


  4. Tomodachi Life welcomes 1 million Miis in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Joystiq

    One million Miis in Europe have found a new, bizarre home in Tomodachi Life , Nintendo's quirky apartment complex simulator that hosts strange social interactions with relish. Nintendo of Europe celebrated the sales milestone earlier this week by tweeting the above image, and while we don't have sales figures for North America, we knew its Japanese counterpart, Tomodachi Collection: New Life , had managed 1.82 million sales by April 2014.


  5. Awesome Games Done Quick's speedrunning spectacle returns Jan. 7Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Polygon

    ... Games Done Quick event in January raised more than $1 million . It featured a world-record speedrun in Goldeneye on Nintendo 64 and a showstopping blindfolded performance in Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!


  6. This Majora's Mask-inspired Christmas carol is smashingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Joystiq

    Yeah, so you played - or are at least familiar with the premise of - The Legend of Zelda : Majora's Mask and saw where this was going. The video is still smile-worthy! And hey, maybe you can make your own Majora music video when Majora's Mask 3D comes to 3DS in spring 2015.


  7. Hearthstone Gives Me Hope For A Broken Mobile MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    The launch of Hearthstone on Android devices finally convinced me to dive into mobile gaming, something I have almost completely avoided these past few years while waiting for the platform to mature and produce a more robust selection of quality titles. While Blizzard's free-to-play card battle game give me plenty of hope, most of my other experiences this past month have left me underwhelmed.


  8. Nintendo is working on its next console and Mario may lead the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Brace yourselves: A new Nintendo console is in the works, according to none other than legendary video game designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto. In a wide-ranging over-a-cup-of-coffee interview with the Associated Press, Miyamoto also hinted at Mario kicking things off for the next Nintendo console.


  9. New versions of classic games helped Nintendo rally in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Nintendo was life changing for Cody Vigue. He grew up playing Nintendo games and eventually became a professional game designer.


  10. Upgrade Disney Infinity Wii to Wii U free of chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Joystiq

    Still on the fence about buying a Wii U? Disney Interactive is offering a new reason to move to Nintendo's latest home console by allowing Disney Infinity players on Wii to upgrade to the Wii U version free of charge. Beginning today, those that own the Disney Infinity Starter Pack on Wii can download the Wii U version of the sandbox game from the eShop, including the game's multiplayer components.


  11. Holiday happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Observer

    ... throwing snow balls. That was my favorte Christmas! My favorite Christmas memory was when I got Wii U, the latest Nintendo game system. I got the special Mario and Luigi version with Mario tablet covers and two video games were New Super Mario Bros. ...


  12. Demo for Uncharted 4: A Thief's End + The Newest Drake ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OhNoTheyDidnt

    I finally finished the main storyline in DA:I a few days ago. Now I'm stuck in shipping hell and no one is writing fics for it, gdi.


  13. Sony CEO worried for months about 'The Interview,' emails showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    Sony Corp. CEO Kazuo Hirai had pushed hard for the studio to tone down "The Interview." Kazuo Hirai was worried.


  14. Miyamoto discusses next Nintendo console, amiibo cards, Mario movieRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Watersblogged

    The veteran Nintendo designer behind such landmark video-game franchises as "Mario Bros." and "Donkey Kong" is happy that after three years of sluggish sales for Nintendo's touchscreen-centric Wii U console, the Kyoto, Japan-based gaming giant is bouncing back, just like the famous springy plumber dreamed up 33 years ago by Miyamoto.


  15. The top 7 video games of 2014Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 |

    ... Park: The Stick of Truth were shown side by side, it would be nearly impossible to distinguish the two. In 2014 Nintendo finally brought the Mario Kart franchise to the high-definition world with Mario Kart 8, one of the best looking games on ...


  16. Video game review: 'Child of Light'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    Along the way, the Dark Queen, Umbra, will pit you against her evil minions and put obstacles in your way. With your trusty sidekick, Igniculus, you can slow down attacks, heal allies and pick up helpful items during your journey.


  17. Music scholarship gave man education, connection to late momRead the original story

    Saturday | TwinCities

    ... Twin Cities United Way. For Wilson's daughter, Sophia, happiness on Christmas morning was still pretty simple: A Nintendo 3DS with a Pokemon game. For Harris, though, it was more complicated: His father wished for scholarship funds so Harris could ...


  18. HITC's Christmas Playlist: Our favourite games of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Business News

    ... and probably many other folks' game of the year choice. But, I ended up picking my own game of the year as Nintendo's Super Smash Bros . on Wii U (Smash). Ironically it is the game I've given the highest review score to this year, but that's not why ...


  19. See Nintendo's controllers evolve in this slick animationRead the original story

    Saturday | Polygon

    Nintendo has made six consoles since 1983, each with a distinctive controller. One constant through all these years, as you can see in this .gif from Gadgetlove , is the plus-shaped directional pad.


  20. Top 10 must-play games of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mashable

    ... Pagan Min, and his Bond villain-level diatribes and schemes propel the game beyond generic shooter status. Somehow Nintendo managed to make games on the little Wii U sing, even if less powerful than its console brethren. Mario Kart 8 is the shining ...