Maybe The N64 Rainbow Road Isn't As Great As We All Remember

Rainbow Road on the N64 is the stuff of legends, so Nintendo set a high bar for itself when it remade the track for the Wii U. Many fans were dismayed by how much shorter it is compared to the original. But a new video from the brothers who hacked Mario Kart 8 makes a convincing case that the truncated version is a… » 8/26/14 12:30pm 8/26/14 12:30pm

Nintendo Fans Don’t Buy Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft Says

Ubisoft has been more supportive of Nintendo's Wii U than most of its peers, but the company has also remained wary of the console's weak commercial performance. In a recent interview, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot sounded more doubtful than ever about the prospects of selling his hit Assassin's Creed games on the Wii U. » 8/19/14 11:00am 8/19/14 11:00am

The Saturday Morning Stream Plays Hyrule Warriors [All Done]

While not out for another month in the West, Hyrule Warriors—the lovechild of The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors—was released in Japan this past Thursday. And since I'm here in Japan with my Wii U all ready to go, Fahey has graciously allowed me to stream for you all this fine Saturday. » 8/16/14 11:00am 8/16/14 11:00am

And That’s Why You Don’t Taunt People In Mario Kart 8

Taunting in Mario Kart 8 is a fine art. Maybe because they can't trash talk each other online, seasoned players have resorted to waiting at the finish line to trip up incoming racers as the ultimate form of kart-based swagger. But this is hard to pull off. If you don't, you end up looking very silly. » 8/13/14 4:30pm 8/13/14 4:30pm