Slow News Day

What’s Nintendo Playing?

Imagine you’re working in Nintendo of America’s marketing division in Redwood City, California, and it’s been a long week.  Maybe you’ve had trouble organizing a promotion, or maybe you’re up against a deadline – whatever the reason, you wonder how you’re going to make it to the end of the day.  A co-worker snaps you out of your trance, “Hey, what are you still doing here? Did yo...

How well do you know your Super Mario Bros. villains?

Bowser and Birdo? Goombas? Easy peezy lemon squeezy. How about the ones that don’t get recycled as pop culture references in blog post after blog post? Do you think you can tell them apart from obscure dinosaurs? Well ok, Mr. Fancy Pants. Get on over to Mental Floss’s latest quiz and find out for yourself. Then tell us how you did in the comments. I’m anticipating incredibly high...

Build-A-Bear Workshop: A Friend Fur All Seasons is coming to Wii

Like a party game, up to four players can participate by personalizing their own furry friend, playing the mini games for medals, experiencing adventure mode, and using the medals to ‘purchase’ more outfits and accessories. Players can use the revolutionary Wii remote to hop their way through a sack race using the motion control function, and use the pointer function to throw flying di...