What’s New in the Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box Mode?

Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box Mode Marvel

The Disney infinity 2.0 release date is just around the corner (Sept. 23), and we've heard a lot about the toys and characters. The franchises and their associated characters are so important, in fact, that Disney has given the game a "Marvel Super Heroes" subhead even though plenty of other characters will be available. But toys and franchises aside, what's new in the Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box Mode? After all, that's where most gamers will spend the majority of their time, no matter the toy they place on the … [Read more...]

Full Just Dance 2015 Songs List Includes Disney’s Frozen

Just Dance 2015 screenshot

I just can't Let It Go. The full Just Dance 2015 songs list makes me want to Walk This Way to my local video game retailer. Is the Best Song Ever included in the soundtrack? Yes, sort of. But so are those other two songs, plus 37 others. Ubisoft has unveiled the full Just Dance 2015 songs list, which includes the aforementioned catchy tune from Disney's Frozen, the classic Run DMC and Aerosmith track, and the self-aggrandizing song by One Direction. Just Dance 2015, the latest installment in the dance game … [Read more...]

Hands-On with Skylanders Trap Team Kaos Doom Challenge

Skylanders Trap Team Kaos Doom Challenge

Toys for Bob created the Skylanders franchise, giving gamers and Activision's accountants millions of reasons to be thankful. Last year's outing, Swap Force, introduced a creative new way to play the game under the guidance of Vicarious Visions. This year's game, Skylanders Trap Team, includes the new ability to trap more than 40 different mini-bosses in a portable trap. But Toys for Bob had one more trick up their collective sleeve, one I got to experience for myself last week. On a visit to Toys for Bob HQ, I had … [Read more...]

Penguins of Madagascar Exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS

Wii U GamePad

Who said the only exclusive games for Nintendo platforms were first-party? For months that's seemed to be the case at launch, but a new Nintendo-only game is on the way in November from a third-party publisher. Little Orbit, a little-known publisher with a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation, announced plans to make the Penguins of Madagascar exclusive to Wii U, Wii and 3DS. The game will ship simultaneously for all three platforms on Nov. 25. The timing isn't just to hit the holiday shopping season, … [Read more...]

Watch Dogs Wii U Release Date to Hack into Black Friday

Watch Dogs

Wii U owners, your wait for Watch Dogs is almost over. After Ubisoft shipped the game for PS4 and Xbox One earlier this year, owners of a Nintendo platform were left wondering whether they'd be forgotten completely. Not at all. Although Ubisoft has been mum for months, the company has now announced the Watch Dogs Wii U release date as November 18. Although it comes months after the game set sales records for Ubisoft, The Watch Dogs Wii U release date will no doubt give a nice boost to the franchise's total sales. … [Read more...]

New Bayonetta 2 Wii U Details from Nintendo Direct

Wii U console

Nintendo shared some new Bayonetta 2 Wii U details in a recently concluded Nintendo Direct, including news that the expanded cosplay options will include costumes for Princess Peach, Daisy, Link and Samus. Bayonetta 2 is exclusive to Wii U and will ship October 24. In addition to Bayonetta's unique take on Princess Peach, Daisy, Link and Samus, the game will also include an outfit that looks an awful lot like Fox McCloud from the Star Fox games. The Nintendo Direct also revealed Rodin as a playable character in … [Read more...]

Mario Kart 8 Zelda DLC Coming Nov. 7, Animal Crossing DLC in May

Mario Kart 8 Zelda DLC

Nintendo is officially going crazy with Mario Kart 8, its best-selling game for Wii U. The console maker has followed-up its announcement of Mercedes-Benz DLC with news that Link from The Legend of Zelda will be appearing in Mario Kart 8 in the near future. The Mario Kart 8 Zelda DLC will hit Nov. 7 this year. It marks the first time Link has been featured prominently in a Mario-themed game. Nintendo has historically avoided franchise cross-overs like this. In fact, the Mario Kart series in particular has … [Read more...]

The Walking Dead Pinball Table to Release Aug. 26

Xbox 360

Zen Studios will release The Walking Dead pinball table on August 26. The table will be based on the game of the same name by Telltale Games and The Walking Dead franchise by Robert Kirkman. The Walking Dead pinball table will launch August 26 on a variety of platforms. And by "variety," we mean just about every console and handheld platform available. They include Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, iOS, Android and Amazon. Zen Studios, creator of the table, has collaborated … [Read more...]

New Nintendo Power-Ups Decals for Walls Include Mario

Nintendo Power-Ups Decals

The wall-decal company called Blik has just launched a new line of Nintendo Power-Ups decals to help big-time Super Mario Bros. fans live-out their dreams of living in a turtle- and pipe-filled world. Power-Ups are add-on decals that can be mixed and matched to create scenes from your favorite old-school Nintendo games. The 24 new Nintendo Power-Ups decals can be used on their own or paired with the existing Nintendo X Blik sets. Blik had previously launched a set of New Super Mario Bros. decals. These 24 new … [Read more...]

Mario Kart 8 Mercedes Benz DLC Hits Aug. 27

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo confirmed the release date for its Mario Kart 8 Mercedes Benz DLC will be the same as the next game update: Aug. 27. The Mercedes DLC will add three new cars to the Mario Kart 8 lineup, all of which will be available for free. And frankly, it gives Wii U owners something to be really excited about. Mario Kart 8 is already owned by more than 50% of all Wii U owners, but this Mario Kart 8 Mercedes Benz DLC will likely push that total much higher. It looks awesome, to be blunt. You can watch a video below of … [Read more...]