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Super Mario Maker Drives Solid Wii U Sales

Super Mario MakerIt appears that if you want to guarantee Wii U sales then the best thing to do is release a Mario game, especially one where the community gets to create their own levels for said franchise.

Nintendo announced today that Wii U sales are up 110% in September over the figures that were achieved in August.  In the first three weeks of its release the game sold nearly 445,000 units.  Those numbers rise to over 500,000 units in the US when you factor in the first full month of availability.

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Appearing On The Late Show


Love him or hate him, Stephen Colbert is arguably one of the largest names in late night TV talk-shows. His new gig on The Late Show has been going strong and they’ve already had a number of notable appearances including a few gaming related ones. Well, it looks like there will soon be another gaming related experience.

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses will be the musical guest October 13th on The Late Show. If you never seen them perform before, this is a good opportunity to.

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final Revealed


Recently, Atlus held a Twitter campaign with a goal of 15,000 tweets for an announcement. Well, it was successful and Atlus revealed Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final. Famitsu later reported that the game was for Nintendo 3DS, is code-named “Godslayer”, and is actually a brand new game taking place in the Shin Megami Tensei IV universe.

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Mario Maker Update Could Mean DLC

A new update for Super Mario Maker has been released. Version 1.10 which comes as a 223mb download doesn’t really say what it does other then adjustments that make for a more pleasant gaming experience. 

More interestingly, a data miner has been looking through the update files has apparently found some unused assets of the Angry Sun from Super Mario Bros. 3 and the possibility of placing Bullet Bills without a launcher and the goomba boot being available in New Super Mario Bros. U leading many to believe that DLC may be a real possibility for Mario Maker in the future!

Super Mario Makes a Stand in the Charts


Super Mario Maker saw a great first week in the UK gaming charts coming in at 2nd place against some stiff competition. A week later and the level maker game is still in the top 10 but has dropped to 6th place most likely due to several big games coming out on other formats and the normal 2nd week drop off that most games go through. Continue reading Super Mario Makes a Stand in the Charts

Starfox Zero Delayed

That’s right I’m afraid. Starfox Zero has been delayed into the first quarter of 2016. The decision to delay the antisipated Wii U exclusive was made last week. In a post on Nintendo’s official Facebook page Shingeru Miyamoto said the following “We have been developing Star Fox Zero for Wii U with the aim of releasing it this year,” he added “Although we felt that the development had been progressing well, we now believe that we will need a little more time to work on areas such as the unprecedented discovery that we want players to experience in the game by using two screens, and further polishing the level designs and perfecting the tone of the cut scenes.”  Continue reading Starfox Zero Delayed

Xenoblade Chronicles X Getting DLC Released For Free in West; Lynlee changes; Getting Collector’s Edition Guide

Xenoblade Chronicles X

The most recent issue of Game Informer had an article for Xenoblade Chronicles X. In it, we learned a bit of new information about Monolith Soft’s upcoming massive, open-world RPG. Lynlee had a name change during localization and is now Lin Lee. She’s also now 15-years-old, instead of 13, the way she was in the Japanese version. This is likely to help steer controversy away from certain outfits, which likely won’t work, but at least they tried.

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