Metroid 2 remake has Hard difficulty locked behind amiibo

In yet another blatant anti-consumer move Nintendo has confirmed that the hard mode (imaginatively called ‘Fusion Mode’) will be only unlocked by the metroid amiibo Continue reading


How Nintendo survived and won 2014.


Buy me! Please!I have the best exclusives this Christmas!

With the recent release of ‘Super Smash bros for Wii U’ there has been a question doing the rounds on the internet. A question that is worthy of some analysis. A question that needs answered!

That question is very simply – ‘have Nintendo won 2014’?

It’s a curious question when we consider that the Wii U is Nintendo’s slowest selling home console ever! To equal the GameCube (a massive 20,000,000┬ásales) it would be impressive considering how its first year was. However when we consider how they turned the 3DS around – perhaps this question has legs.

Let’s explore how Nintendo have pulled off this, greatest of all, great escapes.

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