Nintendo has outdone itself with a 3D Mario that is brilliant both as a single-player experience and as a co-op multiplayer game.
We go hands-on with Nintendo’s latest Mario game for the Wii U.
GamesBeat spoke with Koichi Hayashida and Yoshiaki Koizumi at E3 to find out how Nintendo keeps its legendary mascot feel fresh and exciting from one Mario game to the next.
Super Mario and his friends make the jump to a 3D platformer in HD on the Wii U.
With over 20 billion games downloaded across all smartphone and tablet platforms in 2012, the mobile gaming market is shifting inexorably away from dedicated handheld consoles.
Nintendo president Iwata announces that new installments for some of the company’s biggest series will be at E3.
Nintendo’s download report for the week of Oct. 18 reveals more full 3DS games available digitally on the eShop. Plus: fashion tips!
The handheld’s digital-download service is getting many of the system’s biggest hits at retail from last holiday.
Does the iOS game 3D Cartoon Land: Safari look familiar to anyone else?
Despite the announcement of the bigger Nintendo 3DS XL, the original handheld just crossed over the 5 million units sold mark in the U.S.
Three titles featuring Nintendo’s megastar mascot, Mario, and his less heroic brother, Luigi, highlighted a Nintendo press conference showcasing new software for the 3Ds.
The National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers (NAVGTR, pronounced “navigator”) announced its list of nominees for their 2012 NAVGTR video game awards. Voice actors Tom Sizemore and Tara Platt were on hand to present the nominations.
The organization plans to have a panel of game journalists and other industry folks debate the list and predict the winners during the PAX East festival this April. It will announce the winners shortly afterwards.
And the nominees are…
Despite a rough start both critically and financially, the Nintendo 3DS has now surpassed four million sales in Japan alone.
[vimeo 33998301 w=550 h=309] Last week, VentureBeat announced its Game of the Year choices. Now you can see the video of VentureBeat’s top game writers, Dean Takahashi and Sebastian Haley discussing the picks. Enjoy the talk and let us know your favorite game of the year in the comments below.
This year, with our ramped up our GamesBeat review team, we’ve taken our Game of the Year choices much more seriously than we have in the past. We asked our reviewers to select the semifinalists and then picked the final winners ourselves. But our vote on the best game of 2011 ended in a tie, so we had to hold a tie-breaker round to pick our winner.
One day before the Tokyo Game Show, Nintendo has announced the launch dates of several high-profile games for the 3DS handheld console, as well as a new analog stick add-on.