SUPER MARIO MAKER – NORTH AMERICAN COMMERCIAL

Here is the North American commercial for the upcoming Super Mario Maker for Wii U. The Wii U exclusive looks and plays incredibly (I was lucky enough to get some hands on time with the title at Best Buy) and I can’t wait for it’s September 11th release. I would imagine that Super Mario Maker will help shift some hardware units for Wii U so it will be interesting to see how things play out.

Check out the 30 second spot and let us know what you think.

Enjoy.

Pokken Tournament Announced For Wii U And Coming Next Spring

It official everyone; Pokken Tournament has been announced for Wii U and is coming next Spring. The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today announced the upcoming release of Pokkén Tournament for the Nintendo Wii U home console. Currently an arcade game available only in Japan, Pokkén Tournament for the Nintendo Wii U will be released worldwide in spring 2016.

This is great news for Wii U owners who are looking for something to play on their systems come 2016 (besides Zelda of course). Check out the announcement trailer above.

SPLATOON – ‘TRY FOR FREE’ TRAILER

If you have yet to test fire Splatoon Nintendo is going to give you another shot soon. Check out the trailer above and make sure you download the Splatoon test fire app on Wii U to play this popular game. Splatoon has been a surprise hit for Nintendo already shifting over 1.5 million units to date and they are looking to capitalize on the titles online success by giving players a chance to see what they’re missing.

Check out the “try for free” Splatoon trailer and let us know if you plan on downloading.

SPLATOON – ‘STAY FRESH’ TRAILER

Nintendo has released an all new trailer for their smash hit Splatoon so be sure to check it out above. Splatoon has been a runaway success for Nintendo and the title continues to impress at retail. The game has already shifted well over 1.6 million units and has become quite the story for Nintendo.

Check out the “stay fresh” trailer and let us know what you think.

Take A Look At The Super Mario Maker Idea Booklet

Here is an incredible look at the Super Mario Maker idea booklet. Even though whomever was operating the camera should’ve turned the darn thing sideways, this short clip will give viewers a look at the gorgeous Super Mario Maker idea booklet.

Super Mario Maker is set to hit next month for Wii U.

Badland Game of The Year Edition Wii U Review

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In case you missed Badland the first time around, the game originally released on iOS and Android two years ago and was highly praised. It won countless awards on the mobile platform and featured an amazing art direction with outstanding gameplay to boot. While it worked flawlessly on my iOS device, did the game create the same impact on the Wii U?

Read on and find out.

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Splatoon Sells 85,000 Units In The US During July

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Splatoon, Nintendo’s newest IP, has seen some great success and the title sold 85,000 in the US during July. The ink based shooter has already shifter well over 1.5 million units thus far and will only improve as the year goes on. Nintendo has to be overwhelmingly pleased with these numbers and may have another hit franchise on their hands.

Congrats Nintendo.

DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 OPENING CUTSCENE

Disney Interactive has shared the opening cutscene and gameplay from it’s upcoming Disney Infinity 3.0 game. Disney Infinity has carved itself into the “toy to life” category and is now focused on bringing Star Wars to the series.

Check out the opening cutscene and let us know what you think.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition Coming To America

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Nintendo of America has confirmed that the special edition for Xenoblade Chronicles X is indeed headed to North America. The European special edition of Xenoblade Chronicles X contains the game, art book, map, double poster and a steelbook. Although details regarding the North American special edition have yet to be released, we fully expect something similar.

Count me in Nintendo.