Category Wii Game News

Mario Kart 8 to Undergo Maintenance August 27th to Prepare for Update


Here are the times that Mario Kart 8 will undergo its maintenance for the upcoming update that will allow users to download the Mercedes Benz DLC:

Europe : 8.50AM to 10AM
UK : 7.50AM to 9AM
USA (East Coast) : 2.50AM to 4AM
USA (West Coast) : 1.50PM to 1AM (Tuesday > Wednesday)
Japan : 3.50PM to 5PM

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Unboxing The White PS4 Destiny Bundle

Both Destiny and the white PS4 arrive on September the 9th but the good people over at Playstation Access have an exclusive look inside the box right now! The PS4 bundle is ready for release early in September and will retail for $449.00.

Enjoy this white PS4 unboxing and let us know if you plan on getting the system.

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Pikmin 3 Review


Pikmin 3 is a system seller. The game is a gorgeous achievement on Nintendo’s latest home console and joins the Wii U library as an essential title for the system. If you have yet to play a Pikmin title, this is a perfect point of entry and proves that once Nintendo finds its core concept, they will prefect it until its flawless. Pikmin 3 is a bright spot that shines on the Wii U and has a undeniable charm that Nintendo often delivers.

How did this game fair? Read our official Pikmin 3 review to find out.



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Here’s The North American Wind Waker HD Box Art


Here’s the glorious, North American Wind Waker HD Box art for your viewing pleasure. The game has a number of improvements from its Gamecube counterpart including the ability to sail faster and a more streamlined sailing experience.

The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD is set to release this October.

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The Legend Of Zelda Wind Waker Release Date Revealed


Nintendo Japan has announced that the remastered version of the The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD will be available for purchase in Japan on September 26th. The HD remake won’t be launching until October in North America and Europe but given this new release date for the game, here’s hoping to an early October release.

I fully expect a new Nintendo Direct in the coming week and Nintendo will no doubt give us release dates for the rest of the year for Wii U titles.

Will this HD remake get you to purchase a Wii U?

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Captain Olimar And Pikmin Join Super Smash Bros. Lineup


This just in, Captain Olimar and Pikmin Join Super Smash Bros. Lineup

There’s a new contender joining the fighting roster for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS – Captain Olimar and his Pikmin. In an announcement on the official Super Smash Bros. website, the Pikmin hero will take up his place in the battle arena and duke it out with a bevy of Nintendo characters. The official Super Smash Bros. website showcases him fighting with Link, Mario, Pit and Mega Man. Check out the official Smash Bros. website right here.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will release sometime in 2014.

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It’s vacation time

Kmaxx here letting all of our faithful fans know that Gameon is taking a much needed vacation. He will be back at the end of the week refreshed and ready to get back to keeping us up to date on all the latest gaming news!

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All New Super Smash Bros. For Wii U Screenshot


Take a look at an all new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U screenshot. The screenshot depicts an angry Link high above Skyloft. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is set to release sometime in 2014. Enjoy.

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Japanese Pikmin 3 Direct On The 26th

Nintendo has announced that it will air a Japanese Pikmin 3 Direct this week. The broadcast will air on Wednesday at 7 AM ET / 4 AM PT.

Pikmin fans can expect appearances from Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto and Shigeru Miyamoto. The two will be playing the Wii U game during this week’s Pikmin 3 Nintendo Direct. The Nintendo Direct will “be a little bit different to a regular Direct,” according to a tweet from Nintendo president Satoru Iwata.

You’ll be able to watch the presentation on the official page here. Here’s hoping we will get something similar in the States.

Will you be watching?

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Little Inferno Gets a Price Drop For Wii U


Nintendo has announced that for a limited time, Little Inferno has been discounted to $4.99 until 9 a.m. PT on June 26. Little Inferno was released last year for the Wii U eShop and received pretty high praise from nearly all outlets from the gaming media. If you’re looking for an eShop title to play on your Wii U, pick up this game today.

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