Nintendo Lawyers Leave Yoshi's Rip-Off Android Game Feeling Blue

In February I speculated that perhaps a sex and name change would be enough to throw Nintendo's legal team off the scent of Era's Adventures, an Android game starring a female dinosaur that bore a striking resemblance to — okay, it was Yoshi. I was being silly. Nothing throws off Nintendo's legal team, and so Era… » 4/24/13 3:45pm 4/24/13 3:45pm

F-Zero and Yoshi Return (Sort Of) in the Wii U's Nintendo Land

While Nintendo's making sure to have at least one big first-party title available for the launch of their new console in the form of New Super Mario Bros U, some of the company's other heavy hitters are quite as lucky. Metroid Blast—part of the themed mini-game collection Nintendo Land—isn't quite a full Samus Aran… » 10/29/12 1:23pm 10/29/12 1:23pm

You'll Never Believe What Game Character This Volcano Erupted

When Kyoto resident Clifford Brown was in Kagoshima on vacation this spring, he noticed something familiar in the swirl of volcanic ash in the sky. He noticed Yoshi.


On his Flickr page, Brown recently uploaded the photo and titled it, "Yoshi Volcano", adding that it depicts a "Yoshi shaped eruption from Sakurajima". » 10/23/12 5:30am 10/23/12 5:30am