The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in…

The next home console from Nintendo is so close you can taste it. It probably tastes like fingerprints. In the meantime, games continue to roll out for the company's handhelds. And, look, a WiiWare release! Let's run it all down. » 11/08/12 10:00am 11/08/12 10:00am

Paper Mario: Sticker Star: The Kotaku Review

Have you ever played a video game that you had trouble describing as either "good" or "bad"? Have you ever played something so simultaneously delightful yet frustrating that for every smile it put on your face, it made you want to ram a fist through the wall? Have you ever thought "holy crap, this is clever" roughly 30… » 11/06/12 12:00pm 11/06/12 12:00pm

The Next Paper Mario Reminds Me Why I Cherished Stickers As A Kid

Stickers, ineffable wonder, and childhood go hand in hand. And perhaps Mario has always spoken to this. Cliff Bleszinski once said that "There's something about the hidden element to Mario where you jump and hit your head on a block and just out of nowhere secret things would appear. They made you feel like a kid in… » 10/04/12 1:00pm 10/04/12 1:00pm

Nintendo's Portable Lineup Dates Paper Mario, Moves Luigi to 2013

With the release of the new 3DS XL just a week away, Nintendo releases its massive list of 3DS, DSi and eShop game releases, solidifying a November release for the next installment of Paper Mario, giving Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon a 2013 move-in date, and dropping a few surprises for Nintendo's portable power players. » 8/13/12 8:15am 8/13/12 8:15am