So, in keeping with tradition, Nintendo has announced a new iteration of their evergreen handheld. Unlike previous updates, however, the new 3DS packs some important updates. Confused? You're not the only one. Let's break down what we know so far.
See the recently-revealed Cloud Mario in action, check out the cosmic version of New Super Mario Bros. hand-holding Super Guide, and see who you'll be controlling as player two in this latest trailer for Super Mario Galaxy 2.
While both Sony and Microsoft are focusing on their own forms of motion gaming this year, Nintendo plans to continue their efforts to change the way we play games.
There may not be any special handshakes or furtive high signs for it, but make no mistake: Video gamers are part of a secret society.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii has the Super Guide, in case you ever want the game to autopilot for you, but it also has a whole collection of video tips you can view before a gaming session.
In my review of New Super Mario Bros. Wii I talk about how the Super Guide works, and how important it could be to gaming. Now take a look at how the guide works while playing.
Like many younger brothers I had a contentious relationship with my older brother. We butted heads, fought, lied, accused each other of unimaginable atrocities and genuinely despised one another — while secretly caring deeply what the other thought.