Nintendo wants fans to help them celebrate 25 years of Hyrulian adventure by creating their own Zelda-themed animations in Flipnote Studio, with the winners publically judged by the creators of the beloved series, including one Mr. Miyamoto.
Now I will never forget how to draw Mario. I will never look at this mushroom head, his coin eyes and his rising sun hat ever the same again.
Last year we featured "No Escape," a music video done in the graphic style of the Atari 2600, by Arman Bohn, whose previous bands included Eureka Farm. He's followed that up with "Brain Games," a video animated in Flipnote Studio.
Our finalists for Game of the Year have all been announced and continue to be hotly debated within Kotaku Tower as we try to come to a conclusion, but those three titles weren't the only ones of note in 2009.
Due Oct. 23, Europe will get metallic blue, light blue and red, preloaded with Flipnote Studio and Facebook. Also, buying one and taking it to the Nintendo DSi Shop over the Wi-Fi Connection will get 1,000 free DSi points.
Each hour, a different professional artist would show up to show off their mad skills drawing in the DSi. Yesterday, Marvel comic book artist Mike Choi took a stab at it. As more and more onlookers showed up to see the finished masterpiece, everything about what Choi was creating seemed pretty benign, that was, until…
As you'll see in this video, Flipnote Studio is a surprisingly robust little toy. Be warned, though, I have zero artistic ability.