Modders Are Trying To Add Online Multiplayer To A Bunch Of Wii Games

The two brothers who hacked Mario Kart 8 are at it again, this time setting their sights on the original Wii console. The goal is to add online multiplayer to a number of Wii games. You can never get enough of that when it comes to Nintendo games! » 12/30/14 2:30pm 12/30/14 2:30pm

The Men Who Hacked Mario Kart 8

"I don't want to go to bed at night thinking I've ruined thousands of people's fun," one of the two men who's cracked open the code for the Wii U's biggest game told me this week. I was confused. » 8/15/14 10:00am 8/15/14 10:00am

But, Can You Tell Who Kevin Butler Is? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Above is the real deal. That's faux Sony exec and PlayStation spokesman Kevin Butler. Actor Jerry Lambert portrays the character in the long running series of PlayStation commercials. Rather portrayed as Sony is suing him over a commercial that featured the Wii. » 10/09/12 6:30am 10/09/12 6:30am

Company Says Kevin Butler Wasn't in Their Commercial with the Nintendo…

Sony is suing Jerry Lambert, the actor who plays Kevin Butler for "creating confusion" and "causing damage" to its company. Kevin Butler is a fictional PlayStation exec who appears in a series of popular commercials. Last month, however, Lambert appeared in a Bridgestone tire commercial that featured the Nintendo Wii. » 10/09/12 4:40am 10/09/12 4:40am

This Wii Cycling Peripheral Costs More Than the Console

Nearly two years ago Bigben Interactive teased us with the Cyberbike, a full-sized stationary bicycle that acts as a game controller for your Nintendo Wii. Now that the Wii has dropped in price to $150 and a new console is on the way, the Cyberbike finally hits North America for $199.99. » 6/29/11 2:20pm 6/29/11 2:20pm

'Nintendo Selects' Box Art, Mario Kart Wii Bundle and More Budget…

Yesterday, Kotaku reported that Nintendo would launch a newly branded budget line of Wii software in May, re-releases of games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess at just $19.99 USD. Today, we have box art of the new "Nintendo Selects" line. » 5/03/11 6:30pm 5/03/11 6:30pm

It's Game On In Japan's Sex Hotels

In Japan, there is an array of hotel options. There are traditional inns, business hotels and places like Hotel Akaikutsu (above) where people go to screw each other's brains out. And when they finish, they can play video games. » 1/12/11 2:00am 1/12/11 2:00am

Here's A Guy Sealed In A Vacuum Bag Playing Mario Kart

Every time I think I would really enjoy spending some quality time in Japan, I see something like this, and then I just don't know. » 9/08/10 6:00pm 9/08/10 6:00pm

Nintendo Holds The First Wii Olympics

Are you the best Wii gamer in the country? Nintendo gives you a chance to prove your mettle in the first-ever Wii Games: Summer 2010, and it all starts in the cradle of civilization: New Jersey. » 6/29/10 11:40am 6/29/10 11:40am

High Seas Pirate Hunters Play Mario Kart

Oh yes, this is another post about piracy and video games. These men, photographed this month, are members of the Swedish Embarked Military Force on board the warship HMS Carlskrona. They hunt Somali pirates on the high seas. They also play Mario Kart Wii. Good prep for nabbing pirates? (AP Photo/Tim Freccia) » 5/27/10 10:40am 5/27/10 10:40am

Blackhawks Down With Mario Kart Wii

The puck just dropped in Chicago, with the Blackhawks seeking to ice a 4-0 sweep in the NHL's Western Conference finals. Chicago sports a formidable 7-1 playoff road record, partly because they keep it loose with Mario Kart Wii. » 5/23/10 3:00pm 5/23/10 3:00pm

Lessons Of The Mario Kart Cheaters

The more people play Mario Kart online with their friends, the less often they cheat — at least under their own name. That's the finding of an expert on the psychology of games and the group tracking online Mario Kart. » 5/17/10 6:00pm 5/17/10 6:00pm

These Nintendo Games Have Sold Over 20 Million Copies

Since the launch of both the DS and Wii, five games published by Nintendo have sold more than twenty million copies. Can you guess which ones? » 5/07/10 12:30am 5/07/10 12:30am

Do You Really Want A Body Like Her?

In late March, images surfaced of former Mario Kart Wii pitch girl and bikini model Aki Hoshino. She looked dangerously thin. And now, she's back with a book about having the "ideal body". » 4/27/10 8:00am 4/27/10 8:00am

In Turn Two It's Yoshi, Waluigi and Logano ...

After a week in which potholes played havoc with the Daytona 500 field, now it looks like Joey Logano and the No. 20 GameStop Toyota team are gonna rain shells and bananas on Fontana in the next Nationwide Series race. » 2/19/10 7:20pm 2/19/10 7:20pm

New Life Sales For Wii Fit, Mario Kart Wii, Wii Sports

Kyoto-based Nintendo Co., Ltd. has released sales data for its biggest selling titles during the April - June 2009 quarter. Let's have a look. » 7/31/09 5:00am 7/31/09 5:00am

Mario Kart Wii Used In Driver's Ed

Students at Vail Christian High School in Colorado are learning the importance of not driving while distracted. They're doing this with the help of Mario Kart Wii. » 5/19/09 4:00am 5/19/09 4:00am