Nintendo's Selects line of $19.99 Wii titles expands by two next month, when Mario Power Tennis joins the long-awaited North American release of New Play Control Pikmin 2 in retailers "games too inexpensive to be in the case" sections.
A couple of weeks ago, I finished Donkey Kong Country Returns. I was warned that it would be tough. I was told I could get assistance. I resisted, until the end when I let Nintendo finish a game for me. I have no regrets.
Kmart has discounted games like Goldeneye, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and Epic Mickey as part of a sale lasting from now until the end of the year. For those of you not counting, that's five days from now.
Nintendo's Donkey Kong Country Returns makes homage to on-again, off-again Donkey Kong high score champ Billy Mitchell, Steve Wiebe's nemesis in the documentary The King of Kong. How so? See the patriotic neckwear worn by this giant monkey idol?
Nintendo's famous ape seemed like a villain back in the original Donkey Kong game, but he's been a good guy recently. Which is it? We asked people who would know, some of whom were dressed as Nintendo characters.