Author archive for Zok

  • Super Mario 3D World Is Getting Amazing Reviews

    By Zok on November 19, 2013
    Yes, Super Mario 3D World has a score of 93 on Metacritic. Many reviews are a perfect score of 100 – it seems like Nintendo’s just made another classic Mario title that will be remembered for years. Here’s some excerpts from various reviews: “Put simply, Super Mario 3D World is stunning. Its world is beautiful, its design is impeccable, and […]
  • Super Mario 3D World’s Main Story Mode Takes 8 Hours To Complete

    By Zok on November 9, 2013
    Gamers who were able to get a copy of Super Mario 3D World are reporting that the game’s main story mode takes around 8 hours to complete. While the Super Mario 3D World has been called “easy”, there’s plenty of extra content to keep players coming back after the main story mode, including the nostalgia “Luigi Bros.” game that’s included. […]
  • “Luigi Bros.” Included In Super Mario 3D World

    By Zok on November 9, 2013
    To continue the fun of “The Year of Luigi”, Nintendo is including a special version of the original NES Mario Bros. game, featuring our favorite sidekick Luigi. This is definitely a good move from Nintendo, as it drastically increases the replay value of Super Mario 3D World. Veteran gamers will certainly enjoy a classic challenge. We’ll see Luigi Bros. when […]
  • Assassin’s Creed 4 DLC Skipping Wii U

    By Zok on October 9, 2013
    The Assassin’s Creed 4 “Season Pass” DLC will not be coming to the Wii U, says Ubisoft. Gamereactor Germany contacted their representatives, who informed them that there’d be no DLC for the Wii U version of ACIV. Gamereactor UK has contacted Ubisoft’s UK representatives, and are awaiting their response. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag launches on November 22nd for PS4 […]
  • New Wii U Update Live, Lets You Watch Wii Games On The GamePad

    By Zok on September 30, 2013
    A major Wii U system update is now live. Of the most notable features, the new update lets you stream Wii games to the GamePad, so that you no longer are forced to use the TV. The update, which is thought to be around 600 megabytes large, arrives on the night before a Nintendo Direct presentation. Here’s the official Nintendo […]
  • Watch Dogs’ Graphics Closer to Current-Gen Than Next-Gen On The Wii U

    By Zok on September 29, 2013
    The Creative Director of the Watch Dogs development team, Jonathan Morin, has been sharing some new details about the upcoming open-world hacking and profiling game published by Ubisoft. In an interview with Eurogamer, Morin compared Watch Dogs’ open world to the world like the one in the recent Grand Theft Auto V, saying that while Watch Dogs’ open world is slightly […]
  • Peach Is In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS

    By Zok on September 12, 2013
    The official Super Smash Bros. website has posted that Peach is a character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for both Wii U and 3DS. Peach and other confirmed characters, such Pikmin and Olimar, are in Super Smash Bros.’s roster along with other mystery characters. Super Smash Bros. is coming in 2014.
  • Iwata Says Wii U Pricing Isn’t The Issue, Blames Slow Sales On Lack of Software

    By Zok on August 13, 2013
    Satoru Iwata told CVG that the Wii U price point is not what’s causing the slumping sales. Iwata points out that if the pricing was the issue, then it just wouldn’t make sense that the Deluxe Set, which costs around $50 more than its basic counterpart, is somehow selling much more. He than added that he believes the true problem […]
  • Nintendo Announces Animal Crossing Plaza For Wii U

    By Zok on August 8, 2013
    Nintendo has announced Animal Crossing Plaza for the Wii U in a Nintendo Direct, following the massive worldwide success of the 3DS title, Animal Crossing: New Leaf. This app allows users to see all the characters in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and then make posts about them using Miiverse. You can select your favorite character, and you can even upload […]
  • Pikmin 3 Launches In North America With Favorable Reviews

    By Zok on August 4, 2013
    Pikmin 3 launched today in North America (August 4th), after many delays. Originally planned to be released in the “launch window”, Pikmin 3′s release date was pushed back several months.   The strategy-action game has several new features that set it apart from its successors, Pikmin 1 & 2. You can post pictures to Miiverse from the Pikmin’s view, check […]