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Today the good people at Nerdy Nummies (whom by the way my daughters absolutely adore) made Mario Kart 8 Koopa Shell Cake Pops and had two very special guests on their channel. Be sure to watch as Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen from Nintendo stopped by to showcase what’s coming from Nintendo in 2015.

Check it out everyone.

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Here’s The Adorable Kirby And The Rainbow Curse North American Box Art


Here’s the adorable Kirby And The Rainbow Curse North American Box Art for your viewing pleasure. The Wii U exclusive title is headed to the system early next year and we think it looks pretty nifty. The artwork retains the incredible clay look of the game and fully supports Amiibo as well.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is heading to the US on February 13th. Count us in.

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Wii U Frame-Rate Test

The good people over at DigitalFoundry have recently put the latest Wii U game, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, to the frame rate test and walked away with very positive results. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker locks in at 60FPS and runs at 1280×720. What does this all mean? The game is spectacular in motion and looks outstanding.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is shaping up to be one of the nice surprises that showed up during 2014.

Check out the video everyone.

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Is EarthBound Headed to Wii U?


Amazon has apparently put up a description for the February issue of Game Informer magazine. Amazon has listed the February issue of the popular magazine will feature Earthbound Forever. The description also states that the game is coming to Wii U in 2016. Take this as you will my friends but it would be an interesting play if Nintendo made it happen.

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Shovel Knight Shifts Over 300,000 Units


Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games have announced that sales have surpassed 300,000 units for its excellent downloadable title. This figure spans Wii U, 3DS and PC. The company has to be thrilled with this figure and will most likely grow over the Holiday period. Congrats to the team at Yacht Club Games. Here’s to 300K more!

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Wii U “The Time is Now” Infographic

Here is an all new Wii U “The Time is Now” info graphic for your viewing pleasure. We also want to point out that the latest infographic for the Wii U reiterates the the new Zelda is headed to the system next year.

The image does provide some compelling reasons to purchase Nintendo’s latest console so be sure to tell us if it’s on your Holiday wish list.


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Defective Samus Amiibo eBay Auction Fetches a Cool $2,500


You know that dual arm Cannon Samus Amiibo figure we wrote about? Well that defective Samus Amiibo fetched a cool $2500 on eBay. That rare figure was topping the $1000 mark 3 days ago and has ended at $2500. Impressive figure to say the least.

Keep those eyes peeled gamers for defective Amiibo’s.

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Current Wii U eShop Deals (11/28/14)


A few new deals are currently popping up on the Wii U eShop. Highlights include LEGO Marvel Super Heroes for a mere $10 and Paper Monsters Recut for $4.

Here’s the full lineup of games on sale:

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – $10 (was $19.99) until December 1
Paper Monsters Recut – $3.99 (was $7.99) until December 4
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark – $14.99 (was $39.99) until December 4
Rock Zombie – $5.99 (was $6.99) until December 4
ZaciSa’s Last Stand – $1.49 (was $1.99) until January 7
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two – $19.99 – permanent
Disney Planes – $19.99 – permanent
How to Train Your Dragon 2 – $29.99 – permanent
Falling Skies: The Game – $29.99 – permanent

Will you be picking up any of these titles?


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Nintendo Minute – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker New Levels

The good people from Nintendo Minute got a chance to play some Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and it is so ADORABLE. They show a level from the story mode and also some of the bonus content you can access if you have save data from Super Mario 3D World. Don’t worry, if you don’t have Super Mario 3D World (where have you been?) you can access the bonus content by collecting treasure and completing challenges in the story mode.

Hope you all like the video.

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Japanese publisher Kadokawa Shoten has uploaded the very first trailer for Rodea: The Sky Soldier. Currently only set to be released in Japan for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, the action flight title has been in development for a number of years and was originally planned for the Nintendo Wii and 3DS handheld.

Check it out and let us know what you think.

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