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'EarthBound' sequel bound for Western world?

EarthBound fans, rejoice! Multiple sources are reporting that Nintendo is finally planning on bringing the game's sequel, Mother 3, to the Western world. The game originally launched in Japan on April 20, 2006. Better late than never, right?

Nintendo Wii U's TVii service to close in August

Nintendo is shutting down TVii, its second-screen video service for the Wii U, less than three years after it began. The company said the feature would “transform how people find, watch and engage with TV shows, movies and sports”, but…

Nintendo Wii U 20 months later: It's time to get one

This is our review update for the Wii U, the gaming console with a screen in its controller that we've been telling you since November 2012 is not yet a must-have. Well, it finally is. The Wii U finally has enough good games that it's possible to forget some of them, and the initial gripes we had with the console are overwhelmed by what it does right.

Mario Kart 8 Review: Continuation of a Classic

Mario Kart was never my game. When it was originally released in 1992, I was already in love with another Nintendo racing game featuring high-tech Mode 7 graphics — F-Zero. I've dabbled with each iteration of Mario Kart over the past couple of decades and they all feel pretty much the same every time. But this time it's different. Within seconds of starting my first race, I could tell this was more than just plain old Mario Kart with fancy HD graphics.

Mario Kart 8 Review