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!
Back in 2011, I wrote about a project called Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii, in which a group of fans were making their own sequel/expansion for the Wii platformer.
One of these screenshots above is from New Super Mario Bros. U. The other is for New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Move the slider back and forth to compare. Can you tell which is which?
Starting Oct. 23, Nintendo is releasing a black Wii bundle that includes New Super Mario Bros. Wii, a Super Mario Galaxy soundtrack CD, a black Wii-mote and Nunchuk. Yours for $149.99.
If you're done playing New Super Mario Bros. Wii—released18 months ago so you may well be—you could always try the fan-made Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii.
Jon Defreest gives us a hilarious look at how the Mario Brothers franchise would be if it were based on French stereotypes instead of Italian.
bpost, the postal service of Belgium, will put stamps featuring New Super Mario Bros. Wii on sale beginning Monday. Looks like it offers Mario with three different powerups, plus Yoshi. A sheet is €4,99. [via Polygonal Lawn, thanks Philip]
Clean up on aisle six! Japanese supermarkets are awash with gaming-related food and snacks.
Live in Japan? Member of Club Nintendo? Then this post is for you.
It's not everyday that you must get totally naked to review something. Today was one of those days.
If you like Clint Eastwood movies, that is.
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.
An in-store New Super Mario Bros. Wii "coin battle" that Mini-Bash sadly did not win. (The tallest kid did!) As seen by me.
At least dad here doesn't look like a doofus flailing the Wiimote. He's still got the swervy hands and overbite that indicate the the guy was told to look like he's playing a video game, not actually play one.
Going on sale in Japan on December 3, 2009, Wii title New Super Mario Bros. Wii has sold over 3 million games. In Japan, that's not just fast for a Wii title, it's the fastest.
In advance of next week's December NPD results, Nintendo is calling the holiday season a huge success, with U.S. huge Wii sales numbers in December and the DS lineup setting a record for most consoles sold during a calendar year.