A Closer Look At The Forgotten Panasonic GameCube

Nintendo is usually very protective of their property, rarely letting other companies make¬†games based on their licences. However, there are a few examples of other manufacturers being allowed to¬†develop their own derivative Nintendo consoles. The Panasonic Q is one example of this. With Nintendo's permission, Panasonic developed a hybrid machine that combined the Gamecube and … Continue reading A Closer Look At The Forgotten Panasonic GameCube

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Nintendo Explains Why They Didn’t Stick With ‘Realistic Zelda’ After Spaceworld Tech Demo In 2000

Way back in 2000, Nintendo's very own video game trade show Spaceworld was used to show off an impressive tech demo - The Legend Of Zelda 128. The demo presented the audience with a realistic art style and got fans of the series pretty upbeat about what was in store for Zelda on the upcoming … Continue reading Nintendo Explains Why They Didn’t Stick With ‘Realistic Zelda’ After Spaceworld Tech Demo In 2000

Precursor Games Says It Will “Definitely Discuss” Releasing Eternal Darkness On Wii U

Nintendo hasn't yet confirmed whether Nintendo GameCube games will become available on the Wii U Virtual Console. However, that doesn't stop people from wishing to play those older titles on Nintendo's latest console. For example, on the Facebook page of Precursor Games - the developer behind Shadow of the Eternals - a fan asked whether … Continue reading Precursor Games Says It Will “Definitely Discuss” Releasing Eternal Darkness On Wii U

King Boo Looks Scary As Ever In Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

King Boo, the main antagonist in the first Luigi's Mansion on Nintendo GameCube, returns in Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, which launches exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS on March 24th in North America. In the Luigi's Mansion series, King Boo wears a more luxurious crown than the one he wears in Mario games. Also, in Luigi's … Continue reading King Boo Looks Scary As Ever In Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

Wii U Virtual Console Games Will Be Playable On The Wii U GamePad

Yesterday, a Nintendo of America representative told Kotaku that a Virtual Console for Wii U is in the works. Although Wii Virtual Console games are not playable on the Wii U GamePad, the representative said Nintendo plans to make Wii U Virtual Console games playable solely on the new controller, which features a 6.2-inch touchscreen. … Continue reading Wii U Virtual Console Games Will Be Playable On The Wii U GamePad

Nintendo Power Lists Its All-Time Favorite Video Games

In its very last issue, Nintendo Power has ranked its top 285 video games of all time. Of course, every single game on the list is on a Nintendo Platform, and ranked are numerous titles in the Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda franchises. Below is a list of the publication's 10 best video … Continue reading Nintendo Power Lists Its All-Time Favorite Video Games

Star Fox Adventures’ Lead Software Engineer Says He Understands Why Game Was Negatively Received

Nintendo GameCube-exclusive Star Fox Adventures' lead software engineer, Phil Tossell, says he understands why there was plenty of negative reactions surrounding developer Rare's action-adventure game among fans of the Star Fox franchise. Tossell says he knew the game had flaws, and he thinks that it borrowed too many elements from The Legend of Zelda, which … Continue reading Star Fox Adventures’ Lead Software Engineer Says He Understands Why Game Was Negatively Received

Wii Mini Not Compatible With SD Cards

The forthcoming Wii Mini doesn't include an SD card slot, unlike the original Wii and new Wii U. This means that transferring saves is not possible on the compact console; it cannot import or export saves. Also, unlike the six-year-old Wii, Wii Mini can't connect to the internet and doesn't play Nintendo GameCube games.The redesigned … Continue reading Wii Mini Not Compatible With SD Cards

Vote For The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker As Best Video Game Of The Decade

During this year's VGAs, the video game of the decade will be named. Two Nintendo titles - The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and Wii Sports - made the nomination list, and it's up to voters to crown the champion. Go here to vote for what you think is the best video game of … Continue reading Vote For The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker As Best Video Game Of The Decade

Reggie “Would Love” Nintendo GameCube Games On Wii U eShop

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime was recently asked whether Nintendo GameCube games will come to the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. Fils-Aime responded to the question by saying Nintendo currently has nothing to announce, but he would personally love for it to happen. Will GameCube games ever come to the [Wii U] Virtual Console? … Continue reading Reggie “Would Love” Nintendo GameCube Games On Wii U eShop