Last month Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away, causing wide-spread grief across the gaming world. Iwata was a true legend in the industry having played a part in many iconic titles like Earthbound and the long-running Pokemon series. This couldn't come at a worse time as Nintendo have come under a lot of…
Through a series of trailers on Nintendo of Japan's Youtube channel, the company has revealed the 8 tracks and 4 new vehicles players will be able to race around in the new DLC pack for Mario Kart 8. Along with the 3 new racers of Dry Bowser, Villager and Isabelle,…
At the end of the Nintendo Direct, Nintendo have revealed a new trailer for the second DLC pack of Mario Kart 8. The season of the Animal Crossing based course will change everytime you race, perhaps in an unintentional nod to the weather system in Sonic R. The release date…
In a deluge of Nintendo news, Nintendo revealed more about its first DLC pack for Mario Kart 8, as well as the game's amiibo support. The new DLC will have a special Hyrule Castle, Mute City and Excitebike courses, along with the return of SNES Rainbow Road, Wario's Gold Mine…
In what seems to be a heaping helping of Nintendo news this week, in a listing on the official Nintendo UK store, Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing 2 DLC packs for Mario Kart 8, containing 4 new cups, 6 characters and 8 vehicles. The first pack will…
Whether you are looking for a new way to drive, a new hole to dig, robot masters to defeat or a new way to shoot a pinball, you'll find something for you in this week's Nintendo eShop update. 3DS New Releases Outback Pet Rescue - 28th August - £29.99 / €24.99 Special Offers…
With the arrival of Mario Kart 8, it seems like the Wii U will finally get some much needed attention and more people will pick up Nintendo’s struggling system. However, is Mario Kart 8 worth taking out on the track or should it stay in the pit lane? Mario Kart…
In a massive press push by Nintendo, they revealed without any fanfare a special Mario Kart 8 Direct which detailed new aspects of the game. Not only did this Direct take a bit of a different approach to hosting than usual, but it revealed almost all unknown parts of the…
Nintendo UK have announced today that a new Wii U bundle is on the way to coincide with the upcoming Mario Kart 8 release next month. The pack has so far only been announced for Europe and Australia. The Mario Kart 8 Premium Pack - Special Edition will include a…
To celebrate the release of Mario Kart 8, Nintendo have decided to re-release the original game on the Wii U Virtual Console. Originally released in 1992, Super Mario Kart refined the racing genre, and inspired many similar franchises to offer their own spin off titles, such as Crash Team Racing…
According to the South African retailer Takealot, Mario Kart 8 will be released on March 31st, 2014. This is based on the listing for the game on their site which states that the title will be shipped  "to ensure delivery on Monday, 31st of March 2014". This date is around…
Tuesday was Nintendo’s day to show the world exactly what they’ve got. With no next generation console to reveal to the world, what Nintendo had to offer was their selection of games, both first and third party. It’s no secret that the Wii U isn’t exactly doing too great right…
During the special E3 edition of Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that Mario Kart 8 is on it's way to Wii U in 2014. The new karting experience encompasses classic racing action from the previous titles as well as biking and all new hovering. The new racing experience will have…