Rumors

Complete 3DS Smash Bros. roster and stages to be revealed on August 12th

Hot off the recent reveal of three characters (two new and one returning) for the fourth and fifth iterations of the Smash Bros. franchise, a Japanese publication titled CoroCoro will offer more insight to the full roster. According to the publication, they will have a full exclusive of the complete 3DS Smash Bros. roster and stages on August 12th. Now, the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Br...

Kirby: Triple Deluxe details revealed in various Japanese magazines

A few details for Kirby: Triple Deluxe have emerged from various Japanese magazines recently. The scans of the upcoming 3DS Kirby title reveal some interesting features such as tilting the handheld for puzzles and a new bell and beetle power up. The scans were first shown through a post on NeoGAF with a user helping on the translations. The additional features are as follow, according to the NeoGA...

Meat Boy A Possibility In Next Super Smash Bros?

Details for the next Super Smash Bros. title for the Wii U and 3DS are few and far between. Other than the fact that Namco Bandai will be pulling the heavy lifting in developing both versions and that the roster could be significantly smaller, Nintendo has stated recently that E3 2013 will offer the first look into the next iteration of the popular fighting franchise. In the meantime, the creators...

Rumor: Watch Dogs Coming To Wii U

GameStop and Best Buy have recently listed Ubisoft’s ambitious and hotly anticipated open world action-adventure title Watch Dogs on their websites for pre-order on the Wii U. This rumor has not been officially confirmed by any of the higher ups at Ubisoft; however, more clues point to a leaked Watch Dogs poster that suggests that the game will be coming to all platforms for Holiday 2013. Fi...

Rumor: Nintendo seeking to reacquire Rare from Microsoft

Remember when Rare Ltd. was bought by Microsoft back in 2002?  Yeah, as a youngster, it hurt me to see franchises like Perfect Dark, Killer Instinct, Conker, and Banjo-Kazooie now belong to the hands of Microsoft instead of Nintendo. It was like saying goodbye to an old friend…an old friend that took quite a long time to put out material for one’s console. In hindsight, it was probably...

Rumor: Two new Castlevania titles headed to Wii U/3DS

Rumors rumors rumors! Only a few weeks until E3 and the rumor mill is running rampant with all sorts of crazy possibilities. Case in point, Castlevania: Mirror of Fate. According to those pesky “anonymous industry sources,” Konami is well underway on developing not one, but two new Castlevania titles, and both will be hitting Nintendo platforms. Castlevania: Mirror of Fate will apparen...

Wii U: Should We Even Pay Attention to the Rumors and Leaks?

Whenever a new system prepares for launch, rumors and speculation seem to flood the internet as though a dam had burst wide open.  Unfortunately, the holding pond behind the dam is usually full of garbage and the unknown.  APPLE devices seem to get the most publicity from the rumors and leaked specs, but the Wii U is fast approaching the same level of  notoriety. The latest Wii U rumors have been ...

Rumor: Star Fox/Metroid crossover to be developed by Retro Studios?

First and foremost, this news should be taken with a huge, HUGE grain of salt. According to a post on The Paul Gale Network, (the same site who was notorious for starting the Rocksteady Games/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rumor) they claim that Austin-based Retro Studios’ new game will be a Star Fox/Metroid crossover. That’s right, a crossover between a cunning fox who flies an Arwing, ...

Could Wii U Launch with Super Mario Bros. 4?

Nintendo has now confirmed that it is working on a 2D Super Mario Bros. game for the Wii U based around the “Mario Experience” demo presented at E3 last year. At the same time, speculation is running wild that this game may be related to the supermario4.com domain recently registered by Nintendo. If the game is already well underway, could Nintendo be returning to those magical days when a new sys...

Nintendo Buys Supermario4.com Domain

  The Internet is lit up today with the report that Nintendo has recently bought the domain supermario4.com. Is it possible that we are seeing a revival of the original NES Super Mario Bros. series?

Is Hideo Kojima hinting at a new Zone of the Enders for 3DS?

Kojima Productions is not a development house that Nintendo fans are used to hearing about; after all most of the titles to come out of the studio belong to the Metal Gear series, a franchise that only has one title (Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes) on a Nintendo platform in the post-NES era. In the beginning of the PS2 era the studio created a new franchise built around giant mech combat in Zon...

Nintendo rep. spills rupees on Skyward story

They’ve kept a strictly professional relationship for decades, but Link and Princess Zelda may soon have their Jim and Pam moment. Men don’t explore dungeons for nothing. According to the fan site Zelda Universe, the plot in the upcoming Zelda title Skyward Sword includes an openly romantic relationship between the two main characters, a first for the long-running franchise. Zelda Univ...