Vox sums up the contributions and philosophies of Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto – who helped create Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda and more – with the help of Miyamoto himself.
Nintendo’s endless runner is as polished and innovative as other Mario games. Super Mario Run simple tap and hold mechanic is fresh and fun. It also has asynchronous multiplayer and a kingdom-building minigame. The initial stages are free, but it’s $10 to play the full game.
We’ve heard plenty of cover versions of the music from Mario games, but Samuraiguitarist knocked it out of the park with this one, which not only perfectly lines up with the gameplay in the top left corner, but includes appropriate sound effects produced with his guitar.
Formerly known by codename “NX,” the next-gen Nintendo system combines a home console with a handheld. To play on the go, simply undock the tablet, and slide on the side controllers. Is it just us, or does it look a bit like a toaster and a slice of bread? Drops 3/2017.
Rather than just another black box, 8bitdo’s Bluetooth speaker takes its inspiration from the classic Nintendo Entertainment System’s game controller, with a giant D-Pad for power, play and volume, and red speakers that look like A/B buttons. Measures about 3″ on each side.
After numerous 3rd party clones, Nintendo are releasing their own Retro NES. This one looks just like the original and comes loaded with 30 classic games, from Super Mario Bros. to Metroid. Connects via HDMI, and comes with one controller. Drops 11/11/16 for $60.
Nintendo reminds us that it’s the pound-for-pound king of original franchises with another god-tier launch title. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a true open world adventure that just might single-handedly save the Wii U and Nintendo’s next console.
Help Link explore, hunt, cook, fight, swim, solve puzzles and more in his grandest adventure yet. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild promises a lush open world where ancient machines lie forgotton. Coming to the Wii U and Nintendo’s next gen console 3/2017.
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