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The Wii U version of Minecraft can be so much more.
With the Wii U installment nowhere to be seen, two revamped rereleases will hopefully make The Legend of Zelda part of the conversation again.
We'd love to see Undertale get ported to consoles, but we have some questions about the process.
Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is returning for the first time since 2003. Meanwhile, Breath of Fire 3 PSP is making its way to North America for the first time.
Monolith Soft's massive new RPG might be incredibly forward-thinking, but it forgets to modernize one important element.
If the "Twilight Cave" is only accessible via a specific Amiibo, it's a good way for Nintendo to use its toys -- though the idea might backfire.
If Cloud is coming, then all bets are off. Who should Nintendo add to this Super Smash Bros or the next?
Super Mario 64 DS is also on Virtual Console, giving Mario fans an opportunity to catch up on easily-missed Mario content.
What does the end of Splatoon's DLC mean for the future of Nintendo's popular shooter franchise?
The latest update for Super Mario Maker lets you build a Mario experience that's a bit outside the box -- and that's awesome.
The final Direct for Super Smash Bros has aired. Maybe people will finally let Sakurai sleep.
2015 IN REVIEW: The battle of the plastic guitar games recommenced this year. How do they both compare?
Just imagine how difficult the inevitable Steve amiibo will be to find at retail.
With the new Nintendo NX on the horizon, is it still worth buying a Wii U? Here are twelve reasons why we think so.
Splatoon and Rocket League prove that in the world of online competition, simplicity is king.
We examine last year's triple-A games to see where they stand after twelve months.
A towering achievement in fanservice, wrapped around something that barely qualifies as a video game.
The publisher's quirky promotional series comes back, though its new host is still unknown.
Nintendo makes some changes to the Western releases of Fatal Frame: Maiden of the Black Water and some fans aren't happy.
The platform rumored to be a handheld/console hybrid is reportedly in the hands of developers.
Activision's latest toys-to-life creation goes heavy on quality, light on opportunism.
Good-Feel's take on Nintendo's dinosaur pal might be cut from a familiar cloth, but its abundance of charm makes up for a lack of new ideas.
Nintendo's Mario creation kit is already pretty user-friendly—with just a few tweaks, it could be user-friendlier.
Later additions reimagined via the lens of earlier games provides some of Mario Maker's greatest moments.
As another Nintendo series ditches its 2015 release date, this season is looking weak for the Wii U.
Retrace Nintendo's attempts to turn players into designers over the past 30 years.
As the Super Mario Maker review servers go offline, Jeremy says farewell to many hours of work with a final tribute to the Mario game Nintendo forgot to include.
There's never been a more "Nintendo" creation than this 2D Mario construction kit.
Your feedback turns an interesting but unrealized level concept into a near-finished work of art.
As all good creators should, Jeremy ends a week of Super Mario Maker by resting and reappraising his work so far. But did he see that it was good...?
Jeremy takes on the greatest challenge Super Mario Maker has to offer: Creating a level suitable to be a game's World 1-1.
Take a break from thoughtful original levels for this hateful remake of one of the hardest stages ever to appear on NES.
Bowser makes his debut as Jeremy experiments with Super Mario Maker's castle toolset.
Can an amateur designer achieve the impossible: Create a fun underwater level design?
Design; test; fail; revise; test; fail; revise some more.
Jeremy begins his daily chronicle of learning to design great (even competent would be OK) levels in Super Mario Maker with the most fundamental of building blocks.
You won't be able to access every tool in Mario Maker's toolbox at launch... and that's a good thing.
Divorced from the dying days of the Wii, this cute, colorful platformer makes for perfect Nintendo comfort food.
The Wii U gets left out again, by the one title fans have been expecting for years.
We'll be paying tribute to the memory of Satoru Iwata with our streams this week. First up: Mario Kart 8.
Wondering what's the deal with this primitive version of the classic Super Nintendo RPG you know and (presumably) love? Listen in as shocking Mother secrets are revealed!
Does the director of the oddball NES classic feel snubbed over his game's absence in Nintendo's upcoming game design tool?
E3 2015's Nintendo event revealed some amazing, behind-the-scenes documents from their first console hit. But these priceless sheets of paper don't belong in any museum.
In an unexpected move, Nintendo finally releases the first game in the Mother series, one they originally localized 25 years ago. Here's why you should care—and come prepared.
Kat explores one question facing Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft heading into E3 2015.
This 2003 Game Boy Advance release feels like a fitting end to Harvest Moon's first act—one that's still intensely playable today.
The least likely developer arrived decades late to the multiplayer FPS party, and ended up blowing its competition out of the water. Take a look at how this strange situation came to be.
Nintendo focuses on online play with its reinvention of the arena shooter.
While it gives the Wii U a near-complete Mario Kart collection, the once-great MKDS feels like half a game.
Nintendo finally finds profitability again. What is the company becoming in order to make that happen?
Instead of a once-per-generation event, could Nintendo's long-running racer be a platform itself?
The latest Mario Party doesn't change up the series' formula, but does it still manage to entertain? We rope in three expert reviewers to weigh in.
Konami's Gradius spinoff may not have enjoyed all the elaborate effects of other NES shooters, but it remains a treat to play even now.
13AM Games' competitive runner brings some much-needed Wii Sports'-style whimsy to Nintendo's console.
Namco's Klonoa series was too good for this grim world, but at least it went out in style.
It's not some marketing gimmick, but here's some real marketing gimmicks that went horribly wrong.
While initially propelled to success by its cartoon tie-in, this GBA trading RPG offered its own distinct merits as well.
Natsume's ninja action game isn't just a tribute to Ninja Gaiden, it's a deliberate blow to the self-esteem, too.
Age has dulled the shine of this wild shooter's graphical prowess, but not the underlying excellence of its gameplay.
Succinct, beautiful, and relentlessly inventive, this stylus-driven gem proves no one knows pure fun better than Nintendo.
We have a handy summation of everything you need to know about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U.
There's plenty of talk these days about another video games crash. But what does that mean, exactly? And would it be a bad thing?
The Wii U is home to the best console exclusives of this generation, but that hasn't helped it gain an edge over the competition. Can 2015 be the year Nintendo gains more traction?
The Wii U still isn't a runaway success, nor will it ever be, but that hasn't stopped Nintendo from busting out some cool stuff through 2014.
Nintendo's Amiibo launch has been good for the company, but bad for the average consumer.
Take a look at the best Smash Bros artwork you'll find on the Miiverse community.
How Yacht Club Games turned a retro tribute something more with their own brand of visual storytelling.
Toad may be a tiny hero in a tiny game, but that's what makes Treasure Tracker great.
More than a puzzle game, Treasure Tracker offers a glimpse of a world where simple, good-natured games get big budgets, too, and it's wonderful.
Kat is joined by GameXplain's Andre Segers for a tour of Nintendo's upcoming smash-em-up.
The Smash Bros. sequel we've been waiting for all along.
Today's Nintendo direct had big announcements and a few reminders that Nintendo's still around.
Nintendo is bringing The Legend of Zelda, F-Zero, and Animal Crossing to Mario Kart 8.
Nintendo does its best to upsell the upcoming Wii U version of Super Smash Bros.
WayForward's third Shantae finally feels like the game they've been trying to make from the start.
The bullet-toting Umbra Witch is back and this time she's Wii U exclusive.
If you're buying digital games on the Wii U, you're going to run out of space soon. Here are some options.
Kat plays Hyrule Warriors, then jumps into Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and Ninja Gaiden.
Ubisoft has decided that the Wii U will only be home to its family-friendly fare.
This HD remaster holds up better than you might think, but there's no hiding the fact that it's basically an eight-year-old tech demo.
We talk to producer Takashi Tezuka about creativity, sharing, and the prospect of a portable version.
If you're working through Watch_Dogs' Campaign mode and need help, this full and comprehensive guide contains everything you need to know to help Aiden succeed.
Not sure what to do with your Wii U until Smash Bros. and all those hot 2015 releases arrive? Consider exploring the treasures of the past.
After an inauspicious 2013, E3 2014 saw Nintendo's embattled Wii U invigorated by a smorgasbord of exciting new releases, With that in mind, Team USG poses the question - should you buy one?
This month's games all have one thing in common: you can find them on Nintendo platforms (and maybe on Steam, too).
People complain that video games require too much violence on the player's behalf, but in this trap-happy test of platforming skill it's the game doing the killing.
A slew of great games are on the way, but Kat is still wondering what's next for the medium she loves.
Team USG gets together for a round-table discussion of what they all saw at Nintendo's E3 booth. Reggie Fils-A-Mech was, sadly, nowhere to be seen.
Platinum's pack-in is a welcome anomaly in the Age of the Remaster.
Having played the latest versions for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, we're reminded of what makes Nintendo's brawler so interesting.
This morning saw Eiji Aonuma boast about the scope of his latest creation. If he has the courage of his convictions, this new Zelda could be just what the series needs.
In going "full Skylanders," Nintendo needs to be keenly aware of the line between enhancement and requirement.
Each of the major platform holders have dreams for E3 2014... and nightmares too. We take a look at both.
You don't have to be a master of geometry to get the most out of Intelligent Systems' latest block-pushing puzzler — but it may end up turning you into one.
USgamer picks the best Nintendo DS games that need to show up on Wii U.
For a while, it looked like online gaming had completely killed off the joy of having people over for a friendly game or two. But, it seems, couch gaming is back in a big way.
It's been a rough couple of years for Nintendo. We look at the root of their troubles (spoilers: It's Wii U) and contemplate how they can turn things around next week at E3.
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