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NWC 2017 Super Mario Maker Course Now on Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2017 12:15pm PDT

Anyone that watched the Super Mario Maker stage of the Nintendo World Championships 2017 is now welcome to try that stage out for themselves on the Wii U version of the game.


"I had completely forgotten that they did these, I will have to check it out."

- one random winner see all 2 comments

DooM's Release Date for Nintendo Switch Confirmed

By Asif Khan, Oct 16, 2017 6:45am PDT

Doom on Switch. What a time to be alive! 


"True, but a criticism of it was the cut down levels. Carmack referenced it in the amount of ..."

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Modojo Rewind: Strapping New Technology

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 13, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of Modojo.


Super Mario Odyssey Preview: Getting Your Sea Legs

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2017 8:00am PDT

As Mario begins his cross-country tour, Shacknews goes hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey and the Seaside Kingdom stage.


"Mario Maker is probably the best option for 2D mario. Hopefully they release that on switch ..."

- megarust32 see all 10 comments

Mario is Going on a Fantastic Voyage to Celebrate Super Mario Odyssey's Release

By Asif Khan, Oct 10, 2017 7:30am PDT

It's-a time for a road trip! Woo hoo!


"4 of the 5 dates are weekdays! Not that they need to do much to hype Mario Odyssey, but would ..."

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Nintendo's Stock at a Ten-Year High. We Totally Told You So

By Charles Singletary, Oct 09, 2017 11:25am PDT

Nintendo investors haven't seen numbers like this since March 2008.


"Anybody that could see that coming must be a super-genious, just like Wile E. Coyote."

- capt tripps see all 11 comments

Thomas 'Ito' Gonda Wins the Nintendo World Championships 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2017 6:45pm PDT

It was a tight Super Mario Odyssey race, but Thomas 'Ito' Gonda was able to outlast defending NWC champion John 'John Numbers' Goldberg to become the new Nintendo World Champion.


"Man, that was freaking awesome. Me and my whole family watched the whole thing. My daughters ..."

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Here's How to Watch the Nintendo World Championships 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2017 12:00am PDT

After seaching the nation for top talent, the best Nintendo players gather in New York to compete in the Nintendo World Championships. Shacknews has all the information about Saturday's broadcast.


"Nintendo World Championships 2017 Starts in 20 minutes. Youtube is live now. ..."

- TroZ see all 2 comments

Splatoon 2 Splatfest Picks Between Vampires and Werewolves

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2017 10:00am PDT

Answer the age-old question of 'Dracula or the Wolfman?'


Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon Falls into an Ultra Wormhole

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 05, 2017 9:30am PDT

A new video for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon reveals some new information of what players will encounter, including a whole new variety of Ultra Beast.


SNES Classic New York Launch Party

By Greg Burke, Oct 02, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Shacknews correspondent Chris Buffa headed off to New York to cover the launch of the Super NES Classic at the Nintendo World Store.


Modojo Rewind: Looking Toward The Future

By Kevin Tucker, Sep 29, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of Modojo.


"Need gifs or screen grabs to give me an idea about the mobile games. I don't mobile, so I fell ..."

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Telltale Games: 'No Series Is Out Of The Question' For Switch Port

By Charles Singletary, Sep 29, 2017 12:30pm PDT

Telltale's Communications Head Job Stauffer says the dev is looking forward and backward in their library when determining what to bring to Switch.


"There should be a Telltale Game called Telltale Games where you play a telltale game about being ..."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 3 comments

Nintendo Announces Planned Closure of Wii Shop Channel

By Jason Venter, Sep 29, 2017 11:23am PDT

If you have Wii Points to spend, or if there are Wii games you want to download, make sure to take action while you still can.


"Nintendo has recently been bringing a lot of the TurboGrafx-16 stuff to Wii U (the same games ..."

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Arms 3.1 Update Goes Esports with Sparring Ring Stage

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 28, 2017 9:20pm PDT

Those looking to play Arms competitively will get a new stage just for them with Arms' new 3.1 update.