The recently rumored Gold Mario amiibo has been confirmed for the U.S. today by Nintendo of America. The Gold Mario amiibo will be available exclusively at 3,000 Walmart stores in the U.S. in time for the launch of Mario Party 10 on March 20. This special edition gold color is purely an aesthetic, it will register to every supporting game as either of the other two Mario amiibo would. You can check out the full press release and a purchase link after the break...
A romhacker known as Pangaea Panga has spent the last 3 years creating and beating what is undoubtedly the most difficult Super Mario World level ever created. Item Abuse 3 is the third in a triology of insanely difficult custom Super Mario World levels that feature humanely impossible uses of items such as the the cape, shells, yoshis, and keys. The completion of the level was a Tool Assisted Run, meaning it was slowed down frame by frame and used a number of other techniques a total of 78,160 tries to complete. You can see the completion of the level by it's creator as well as a download link after the break...
Coder Child's latest release for 3DS, Zombie Incident, will be making it's way to the European eShop on February 26. Zombie Incident was designed with an early-80's retro 8-bit feel to be played on MSX systems. The game pits you as the a young heroine explores a mysterious, beast-clad citadel in search of 8 golden stars. The game will has a tentative release date of March 5 in the U.S. and will be priced at £2 and $2 as a 3DS download. To see a full list of features and a trailer, click Read More!
Originally shown at E3 2014, Yoshi’s Woolly World, a new Yoshi game for Nintendo Wii U, was given a release date of, “the first half of 2015”. It has recently not been shown in any Nintendo Direct, even the Nintendo Direct on January 14, focusing on Spring games for Wii U and 3DS. Nintendo may have given a release to it on their games guide list. According to Nintendo's game guide listing by release date, Yoshi's Woolly World will supposedly be arriving on July 31, 2015. While we have yet to find out if it's true, looking at the date, the end of July is still far away. But, if it is releasing then, there is a good chance it will be at E3 2015. Hopefully we won’t have to wait too much longer until we hear more about it!
It has recently been revealed that Toys R Us will soon be selling custom made amiibo by Evilos Art. Evilos, who creates and sells custom amiibo, has made many great customs in the past, such as Cosmic Mario, Metal Mario, and Cosmic Samus. As said in a recent Amiibo Inquirer article, "A historic move by a major corporation like this, and could have a huge impact on custom sales in the future. According to the article, negotiations are in the final stages, and details such as styles, availability, and pricing are yet to be known. When they go on sale, don’t be late and order fast!
The next game in the Kirby franchise, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for Nintendo Wii U, has officially released today! If you are on the edge of buying it, and need a little more convincing, or you are already planning to purchase it, here is what you need to know about the game. Look at the details of the game after the break!
The long awaited entry in the Star Fox franchise is coming later this year, and there is supposedly going to be two different types of control, motion control and analog stick control. As stated in the latest magazine of Game Informer, "Fox will be able to fly his Arwing and seamlessly transform into a tank during certain sequences. Pilots can control the game either with their GamePad's analog sticks or motion control." Let's hope this is true and that Star Fox U isn't too far off from now!
Nintendo held their annual investors meeting on Monday; which you can check that out here. In their meeting, Iwata gave more information on the future of amiibo. As said in the past, Nintendo are still hard at work on creating amiibo cards, which will hopefully release later this year. He stated that it will be useful for those wanting to use amiibo that are not in production anymore. Check out the rest of the announcements after the break!
A group of former Rare employees have recently announced that they've joined together to form the independent studio Playtonic Games. Their first project, Project Ukulele, will be the spiritual successor to Banjo Kazooie that we've all been waiting for. EDGE Magazine reports that the studio is looking to expand its staff to 15 members. It's also been announced that the three Rare legends David Wise, Steve Burke, and Grant Kirkhope will be on board to compose the game's music. You can check out some concept art after the break.
Nintendo of America has released a new trailer for Intelligent System's upcoming 3DS release Code Name S.T.E.A.M. The trailer features Abraham Lincoln along with new gameplay and an awesome civil war tune. Code Name S.T.E.A.M. is a brand new Nintendo IP set to launch on March 13, 2015 in North America. You can watch the newest trailer after the break...
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