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YouTube Spotlight: Smooth McGroove

Here we go with another YouTube Spotlight, and this one promises to be something special. You may or may not be familiar with YouTuber Smooth McGroove. If you are: good for you. If not: it’s never too late. Smooth McGroove uploads a capella arrangements of classic video game tunes on his YouTube channel, which you can check out here.  Check out his latest video, the Kokiri Forest theme from ...

CNET names Wii U the tech gift to avoid this Holiday season

With the Holiday season about to crank into full gear, many technology and video game websites/publications have been gathering together their annual gift guides. Some of these guides either cater consumers to what products to buy and which ones to avoid completely. One tech publication in particular, CNET, has recently named their worst holiday tech gifts and unfortunately the Wii U was one of th...

Video: Star Wars meets Zelda and the rest of Nintendo

If you don’t know who James Farr is, then immediately check out his YouTube page. Farr, a YouTube celebrity in his own right, has been responsible for some the best pop culture mash-ups on the Internet. His previous mash-ups include Teenage Mutant Koopa Troopas, Super Mario Busters, and its sequel New Super Mario Busters 2, and now he has created a new video that mixes the worlds of Star War...

Gotta Catch ‘Em All! Pokemon Company announces special treasure hunt and music video

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company had been teasing a special announcement last week, which left some of us pondering the possibilities. Now, the surprise both companies have been touting is a special Pokemon-themed treasure hunt. In this new promotion, you can collect various codes to enter to win different types of Pokemon prizes. The Pokemon Company states that they’ll be hiding codes all o...

Video: Pikmin 3 US TV commercial

Nintendo has rolled out the US television commercial for Pikmin 3. The ad goes in a different direction as opposed to the Wii U’s first campaigns for its early titles in which we are shown a young child commanding a small Pikmin army. Pikmin 3 is slated for release in North America on the Wii U on August 4th.

DuckTales: Remastered release set for August

DuckTales: Remastered will be released on various major platforms beginning this August. Say it with me: Woo-oo!!! The WayForward-developer and Capcom/Disney co-published remake of the NES classic will finally hit the PC, PS3, and Wii U on August 13, followed by the Xbox 360 version releasing on September 11. DuckTales: Remastered will be priced at $14.99. In addition, a boxed retail version of th...

LOL: Miyamoto channels his inner Bulblord

Miyamoto took some time away from E3 2013 to do a short impression of an enemy from the Pikmin universe. In short, it’s one of the strangest, yet entertaining six seconds of video one will see today. Enjoy! Special thanks to Kevin Cassidy of Go Nintendo TV for finding this gem.

Video: Pokemon X & Y gameplay trailer details PSS

Game Freak Director Junichi Masuda unveiled Tuesday during Nintendo’s E3 Developer Direct a few more juicy details regarding Pokemon X & Y. One of the new features that will be included in X & Y is the Player Sear System or PSS for short. The PSS allows players to connect, trade, and battle with each other, be it locally or globally online. In essence, the PSS will make trading and f...

Super Smash Bros. Wii U news: Will run in 1080p, new character announced

Hot on the heels of the reveal of the next-gen Super Smash Bros., Nintendo has confirmed a few tidbits about the Wii U version of the title. On detail in particular is that the title will run in 1080p. The 3DS and Wii U versions of the game are slated for release sometime in 2014, but series creator Masahiro Sakurai has offered more details on the title in a developer direct, which can be seen bel...

Nintendo releases new Pikmin 3 trailer

Pikmin 3 is slated for release on the Wii U in North America on August 4th. Enjoy the newest trailer released by Nintendo today.

Reggie reveals the Best Buy Wii U demos

Nintendo has unveiled the four Wii U titles that will be playable at select Best Buy stores in North America for the upcoming E3 week. The select titles include Mario Kart 8, Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The dates for the Best Buy events will take place on June 12th and 15th respectively. Which of these titles are you most exci...

John Leguizamo speaks about his role in the Super Mario Bros. movie

It’s been 20 years since the Super Mario Bros. Movie was released in theaters, and, fortunately, it’s still remains a vital piece of cinematic farce. However, that hasn’t stopped actor and comedian who played Luigi Mario, John Leguizamo, on reminiscing on his time working on the movie alongside Bob Hoskins (who has previously mentioned the film was “the worst thing he ever ...