Netflix on the Wii U now finally has the same UI as every other version of the service. Which means TV episodes will auto-play! »
It’s not surprising to see people try to trick other players in Super Mario Maker. I just wasn’t expecting Nintendo to give anyone a helping hand in doing it.
When I play a Mario game, I expect to make a lot of decisions about when to run and when to jump. Those expectations go out the window while I’m playing Super Mario Maker.
Probably the only thing that most people know about Devil’s Third is that it’s been in development for an unusually long time. Valhalla Game Studios’ debut started life as an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game, announced in late 2011 by publisher THQ, which has since folded. »
Today, I am going to attempt Mario Maker’s “100 Mario challenge,” a mode where you are given 100 lives to clear a set number of courses created by other players. Who knows what I will find? »
Super Mario Maker is largely in the hands of reviewers, entertainers, and YouTubers right now—but even so, we’re already starting to see some fantastic user-created levels. »
The next Splastfest event in Splatoon on August 28 will be a battle of truly epic proportions: Transformers Autobots vs. Decepticons. Ink color will be customized based on your choice, and you’ll even get to wear a special t-shirt showing your robotic preference. (Go Autobots!) »
Limbo isn’t a straightforward adventure. It’s confusing. But it’s a good kind of confusing that inspires people to band together and try to solve its mysteries. »
During its first week on sale in Japan, Wii U exclusive Devil’s Third didn’t make the top fifty on the sales chart. Number fifty, Yokai Watch 2, sold 1,006 copies. Guess that means Devil’s Third didn’t even sell a thousand copies! Correction, 8:06 AM: As pointed out by several Kotaku commenters, Devil’s Third isn’t in… »
So I’ve been playing Earthbound lately. It’s my first go-around. A few hours in, I’m delighted and slightly bemused at how strange Earthbound can be. I’ve never played a JRPG like it.
Few video games look as insanely joyful as Super Mario Maker, the upcoming level-maker that’s out September 11 for Wii U. Check out this new overview video for a look at customizable sound effects, Amiibo support, and other features in Nintendo’s latest. »
In video game years, Mario Kart 8 is already middle-aged yet remains virile. It maintains a healthy population of online racers over fourteen months past its May 2014 launch. By most accounts, the Wii U version of the seminal kart racer is the series’ high watermark, resplendent in its HD gloss and detail-rich course… »
“My personal favourite change is Fox getting his jab weakened because I have zero experience in that matchup. But now I’m not scared of getting jabbed at 50 and dying.” Red Bull interviewed Smash Bros. pros about the new patch, and they make some good points about what the character buffs mean for the game. »
Activision revealed today that they’re adding online multiplayer to Skylanders: Superchargers. The game’s getting online land, sea and air races for up to four players, along with an online co-op story mode. »