Shigeru Miyamoto Accidentally Trolled Nintendo Direct Fans

Shigeru Miyamoto Accidentally Trolled Nintendo Direct Fans

screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct was a much-hyped affair, with a whopping 40 minutes dedicated to the Japanese company’s portable console and its games. Most people kept their expectations somewhat in check for this, because Nintendo said that the event would largely focus on products coming out this holiday season. But that still … Read more

Mario Kart 8 Leak Might Have Clues About Future DLC Races

Mario Kart 8 Leak Might Have Clues About Future DLC Races

screenshot: nintendo Nintendo hasn’t revealed what the majority of Mario Kart 8‘s new courses will be, but players think they already know thanks to some clues reportedly left in the latest DLC files. Dataminers say the latest update contains a ton of leftover music references that hint at what 14 of the remaining 32 courses … Read more

Super Mario 64 Becomes A First-Person Horror Game

Super Mario 64 Becomes A First-Person Horror Game

A guy gets a mysterious letter from his girlfriend, arrives at a castle to find her missing, and loads of rooms full of monsters…it’s the setup to 1996’s classic Super Mario 64sure, but it’s also very much also a survival horror pitch, which is why this new fan-made project is such a perfect fit. Via … Read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is Getting A New Race Track After All

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Is Getting A New Race Track After All

screenshot: nintendo just nintendo unveiled details for the second wave of Mario Kart 8 updates, and fans got a sweet surprise: an original race track. Sky-High Sundae will be available as part of the next installment of Mario Kart 8 DLCs, and it looks incredibly edible—pretty. I meant pretty. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe — Booster … Read more

The Incredible Story Of Mario Kart: Double Dash’s Shortcuts

The Incredible Story Of Mario Kart: Double Dash’s Shortcuts

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku When Mario Kart: Double Dash was released back in 2003, a major shortcut on one of the game’s tracks—Waluigi Stadium—was discovered almost instantly. The next shortcut wouldn’t be recorded until 2018. That’s an eternity in video game/speedrunning years, and there’s one hell of a story behind it, which is why Summoning … Read more

Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes Reaches $1 Billion In Revenue

Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes Reaches  Billion In Revenue

Image: nintendo I’ll admit that, until yesterday, I had no idea Fire Emblem Heroes was still active and updated. But a lot of people are still playing the game and apparently spending money on it, too. New data shows that Fire Emblem Heroes has just reached $1 billion in revenue, becoming the first Nintendo mobile … Read more

Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure White. Here’s our … Read more

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Is As Beautiful As It Is Confusing

Sonic Frontiers Gameplay Is As Beautiful As It Is Confusing

screenshot: Sega / Kotaku A brief preview of Sonic Frontiers was enough to get folks talking about Breath of the Wild again, but now that we have more footage, it’s clear what this upcoming game is all about. Sega finally listened to YouTube comments and hired one of those “remade in Unreal” guys. Sega shared … Read more