Why is the company essentially “using up” two of its most storied franchises, Mario and Metroid, during what is traditionally the slowest time of the year? There can only be one reason: this fall, Nintendo is dropping something big. Really big.
NPD just released their monthly North America numbers for January 2010 and there were definitely a few surprises. On the software side, the Nintendo Wii continued its sales supremacy by taking five of the top ten spots. Leading the way was New Super Mario Bros.Wii, which sold over 650,000 copies, despite being released in November […]
They say that good things come to those who wait. Here at GameRant, we disagree. We believe that good things come to those who work hard, and to those who deserve it. So when the 13th Annual Japan Media Arts Festival were deciding who should win their acclaimed “Special Achievement” award, who could be more […]
With all of the bad video game movies trying to destroy the genre, I started to wonder where could a good, if not excellent, video game adaptation could come from and it lead me to one form; the mini series.
Nathan Drake might pick up a bit more treasure next month. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 2: Among Thieves leads the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards, netting 15 nominations including game of the year. In the game of the year category, Uncharted 2 is up against Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed 2, […]
The 2009 Spike Video Game Awards are over with, and we’ve been covering a lot of announcement and trailer information coming out of the show, but in case you missed the actual awards themselves, we haven’t forgotten about you – we’ve put together the official list of 2009 VGA winners in each category (as well […]
Anticipation has been building for the next Mario game coming to the Wii, aptly named New Super Mario Bros. Wii. With the recent news that the game will reach levels of difficulty similar to the original Contra in multiplayer, the internet has been abuzz. Amidst this news though, some cool info has seemingly flown under […]
Back in June, during an interview with Game Huntersâ€™ Marc Saltzman, Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario, discussed a new Help feature in New Super Mario Bros. Wii that comes to the rescue of frustrated players.