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Nintendo Land

WIIU / Other / Release: Nov 18, 2012 / ESRB: E10+

NSMB U and Luigi replace Nintendoland in new Wii U Deluxe bundle

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 23, 2013 6:00am PDT

Nintendo is jazzing up the Wii U Deluxe bundle (that's the 32GB model), replacing the pack-in game Nintendoland with New Super Mario Bros. U plus its New Super Luigi U downloadable content. As that's one of the Wii U's must-buy games, hey, this switch will save you a fair ch...


Nintendo Land could have featured Star Fox, Excitebite, 1080 Snowboarding games

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2012 2:45pm PST

The Nintendo Land development team gave a post-mortem in a Japanese magazine, revealing thoughts on how the game came together, why some games are more deep than others, and why the game lacks online play.


Nintendo Land review: not-so-magical kingdom

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 15, 2012 10:00am PST

Nintendo Land was supposed to be the Wii Sports of the console: a showcase title that converted gamers and non-gamers alike to the Wii U experience. Instead, Nintendo Land is this generation's Wii Play: a shallow collection of mini-games bundled with Nintendo hardware--and p...


Nintendo Land's final three games revealed

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Nintendo has detailed the final three mini-games coming to the Wii U launch title Nintendo Land.


Nintendo Land: previews of Pikmin Adventure and Metroid Blast

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2012 7:30am PDT

At best, Nintendo Land games offer a simple distraction. At worst, they sully the franchises we've come to know and love.


Nintendo debuts 'Metroid Blast' in Nintendo Land

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2012 7:30am PDT

Nintendo debuted "Metroid Blast" at its Wii U event today, another mini-game in Nintendo Land.


Nintendo undecided on making Nintendo Land a Wii U pack-in

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 06, 2012 7:00am PDT

Although Nintendo Land appears to the spiritual successor to Wii Sports, Nintendo doesn't know if it will include the game as a pack-in with the Wii U.


Wii U purchase/data transfer system in the works

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 7:35pm PDT

At a developer roundtable, Nintendo announced that it is "readying a system" to allow transfers of purchases and save data from the Wii to Wii U.


F-Zero appearing in Nintendo Land

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 7:00pm PDT

Nintendo Land will feature F-Zero as one of its 12 attractions, Nintendo revealed tonight at a developer roundtable.


NintendoLand announced for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 10:09am PDT

Nintendo showed off NintendoLand at its E3 press briefing, a collection of mini-games that explain the concept behind the Wii U.