New Wii U Bundle Includes Mario and Luigi Pack-In, Not Nintendo Land

When the Wii U launched, Nintendo Land was the game that came with the system's Deluxe Set configuration. The collection of themed games seemed like the best bet to recapture the masses who latched onto Wii Sports with Nintendo's last-gen Wii system. But now Nintendo's hoping that Mario & Luigi will do the trick in a… » 10/23/13 9:00am 10/23/13 9:00am

New Super Luigi U Gets A Full Retail Release August 25

Nintendo's Luigi-centric remake of New Super Marios Bros. is hitting the Wii U in two varieties this summer. Owners of the original game can download New Super Luigi U for $19.99, while folks that may have say, traded in their original copy already, can purchase the game as a standalone product for $29.99 on August 25. » 5/17/13 10:25am 5/17/13 10:25am

The Biggest Winners Helped This Year's VGAs Tell a Different Tale

If the Video Game Awards are actually an awards show, and not just a keynote for promoting upcoming games, then the big news from last night was The Walking Dead: The Game. Eminently quotable analyst Michael Pachter said before the show that if this title, a downloadable self-published game, took home Game of the… » 12/08/12 11:00am 12/08/12 11:00am

Mario Gets His Race On In "Boost Rush" Mode For New Super Mario Bros. U

At Nintendo's press event today, Jason took a look at the new "Boost Rush Mode" for New Super Mario Bros. U for the Wii U. Here, you can see the mode in action—it involves pushing the screen to scroll faster by hitting boost blocks. Also, check out the nifty secret Luigi finds near the end. » 9/13/12 7:15pm 9/13/12 7:15pm