Wii U

GeekDad’s Nintendo Switch Unboxing

We're still a week away from the official console launch, but here's a photo breakdown of my Nintendo Switch unboxing…

February 23, 2017

Return to ‘Yoshi’s Wooly World’ (Now With Poochy)

Like 'Super Mario Maker' before it, 'Yoshi's Wooly World' has just made the jump from the Wii U to the…

February 6, 2017

The Benefits of a Nintendo Network ID

With last weekend's big Switch reveal, Nintendo is once again the name on everyone's lips. So now seems like the…

January 21, 2017

New Details Revealed for ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

Yesterday, Nintendo revealed yet another awe-inspiring video trailer for the upcoming Wii U (and Switch!) title 'The Legend of Zelda:…

December 3, 2016

2016 Nintendo Holiday Buyer’s Guide

Still struggling with what to buy the Nintendo fanboy or fangirl on your gift list? Check out this guide for…

November 24, 2016

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’

'Paper Mario: Color Splash' is a colorful RPG adventure that won't leave you flat!

October 5, 2016

Make a Splash (and a Craft!) With ‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’

'Paper Mario: Color Splash' is packed with paint and personality.

September 5, 2016

SDCC ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

I was lucky enough to play a demo of 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' at SDCC last…

August 26, 2016

Cortex and Kaos Skylanders Revealed at Gamescom

'Skylanders' gets playable Kaos and Cortex figurines and 'Crash Bandicoot' adventure packs for all consoles.

August 17, 2016

Nintendo Announces Big Deals for Back-to-School

Back-to-school video game deals? Totally a thing! And Nintendo's got 'em.

August 10, 2016

PDP Makes Amiibo (And the 3DS) Better

I've seen lots of really great amiibo display products, from tiered organizers to DIY wall units, but the ones that…

August 5, 2016

One Final Splatfest

It is with a heavy heart and an itchy trigger finger that I, at last, acknowledge what other Wii U…

July 8, 2016

Feel the Music With ‘Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE’ & ‘Rhythm Heaven Megamix’

'Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE' and 'Rhythm Heaven Megamix' recently arrived on the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS, respectively. Both are…

July 7, 2016

5 Things You Should Know About ‘Minecraft: Wii U Edition’

Do you need another version of Minecraft for the Wii U? If you're a Super Mario fan, absolutely.

June 28, 2016

Nintendo’s Top 10 E3 2016 Moments

After painstakingly surveying Nintendo's E3 output—all of which is available via the official YouTube channel—I picked the following moments as…

June 20, 2016

The ‘Minecraft’ Mario Mashup is Coming Soon to a Wii U Near You

Special skins, a Super Mario-themed pre-made world, and Mario music and items will all make their official Minecraft debut on…

May 9, 2016

Nintendo Unveils New ‘Splatoon’ Amiibo

Just when I thought I was done buying amiibo, Nintendo has managed to coax me back!

May 1, 2016

‘Minecraft Story Mode’ Episode 5 Releases March 27th

Along with news that the next big episode in Minecraft Story Mode will be available on March 27th, Telltale have…

March 23, 2016

‘Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens’ Game-Play Trailer Reveals New Mechanics

The latest trailer for Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens not only offers a sneak peek of what new story…

March 23, 2016

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Pokkén Tournament’

This week we continue our #Pokémon20 celebration with a look at a very peculiar series spinoff slated for North American…

March 15, 2016

Happy MAR10 Day!

In the annals of pop culture pseudo-holidays, March 10 certainly isn't at the top of the heap--I reckon that slot…

March 10, 2016

‘Terraria’ Finds Its Home With Wii U Specific Features

Here's a look at how Terraria Wii U is shaping up with an interview with the Wii U version producer:…

March 1, 2016

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Twilight Princess HD’

If you're looking for a weighty diversion from 'Splatoon'--and let's be honest here, we're all still playing 'Splatoon'--then Nintendo's next…

March 1, 2016

LEGO Cyberman Minifigures Pack a Punch

Having taken a look at the Wave 3 'LEGO Dimensions' gameplay, here's a close-up inspection of the toys.

January 23, 2016

How Story Works in 'Skylanders Superchargers'

Behind the scenes at Skylanders develop Vicarious Visions to see how they created this year's story.

January 11, 2016

‘Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival,’ ‘Xenoblade Chronicles X,’ And the Power of Patience

Patience, they say, is a virtue. But metering out gameplay in your big holiday lineup? That, my friends, is a…

December 10, 2015

‘LEGO Marvel’s Avengers’ Goes Big on Open Worlds

A fresh look at the LEGO Marvel's Avengers game, releasing in January, has revealed open worlds for Asgard, Malibu, Washington,…

December 10, 2015

This Full Tour of ‘Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival’ Uncovers More Than You Expected

'Amiibo Festival' is more than a 'Mario Party' knockoff. It's an unusual blend of board gaming and all ages challenges.…

November 17, 2015

Tour Every ‘Lego Dimension’ Open World

If you are having a job decided which of the LEGO Dimension open world expansions to purchase, this list of…

November 5, 2015

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