Minecraft on Wii U Getting Mario Themed Update

Straight out of the files of “you knew this was going to happen as soon as the game came to Wii U,” Minecraft is getting an update. On May 17th, the Wii U version of Minecraft is getting a free title update. This new update will smash together the worlds of Minecraft and Super Mario Bros. This free update to the game will give players … Continue reading Minecraft on Wii U Getting Mario Themed Update

Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Info And Release Date

During the recent Direct, Nintendo revealed Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition (say that five times fast), Nintendo and GungHo’s new Puzzle & Dragons cross over game, and its right around the corner. It’s two games in one package, one game with a Super Mario Bros. theme and the other game with a more standard Puzzle & Dragons theme. … Continue reading Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Info And Release Date

Six Virtual Console Games Get Release Dates

I like the Virtual Console, a lot. I like being able to have all of these classic games from different consoles in one place, accessible at any time. The 3DS Virtual Console has six more titles, from various consoles and handhelds, that have been given release dates. Mario Golf (launches Oct. 11) Castlevania: The Adventure (launches Oct. 25) Ninja Gaiden (launches Nov. 8) Zelda II: … Continue reading Six Virtual Console Games Get Release Dates

The Opinion Herd: Video Game Museums

All of us here on staff are big into preserving the history of video games. I think we all believe video games need to be preserved as much as the most famous works of art, books and movies do. We’ve talked about whether emulation is a viable way to preserve games that are quickly being lost to time and what needs to be done to make sure these games remain playable in some form for future generations. Our question this week, “You’re in charge of starting a video game museum. What games or artifacts would be the focal point of your most important exhibit?”  Continue reading “The Opinion Herd: Video Game Museums”