Category: Notes From The Mushroom Kingdom

Thank You and Goodbye

In October 2010 I started writing for Nintendo Okie, and now, almost two years later, my time here is at an end. It has been an amazing couple of years for me to work with everyone here and to have been part of such a wonderful community, but as […]

Marketing Wii U

We’re now a matter of months away from the launch of Nintendo’s next home console and while E3 2012 was the first staging ground for Wii U’s launch, there is still a lot of work to be done by Nintendo to ensure the system is flying off stores […]

Is The Wii Dead?

Wii U is big news. It’s such big news that Nintendo’s E3 Press Conference this year was set aside entirely to discuss Nintendo’s next step in the home console market; with even the resurgent 3DS cast aside to a smaller conference to make room for the new console […]

E3 2012: Wii U’s Statement of Intent

After months of speculation, a year ago this week Nintendo unveiled the Wii U, the successor to their hugely popular, yet divisive Wii console. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime took to the stage and made one thing very clear – while Wii eventually skewed towards a more […]

No Mr Bond, I Expect You To Choose

2012 marks the 50th Anniversary of one of cinema’s most important and long-standing franchises – James Bond. It’s a true testament to the series that even today, new fans of the series consider the original Sean Connery led films as good as any that have come since; and […]

Should Pit have returned on Wii U?

Pit’s return after 20 years on the sidelines in Super Smash Bros Brawl was seen by many as the first step in his gradual reintroduction as a Nintendo mascot, and at E3 2010, that view was proven to be true. The 3DS was unveiled with Kid Icarus: Uprising […]

3DS: One Year On

It’s hard to believe it but the 3DS is one year old. 12 months have passed since Nintendo’s successor to the immensely popular DS line of systems hit store shelves, but you would be forgiven for thinking that the time frame was very different. For day one adopters […]