The PogChamp face is removed from twitch, Nintendo laughs in Microsoft's face, and Cary, NC faces a purchase of Epic proportions!
Nick, Jorge, and Joel got together to discuss E3 2017 and the Year of Mario.
Mash Those Buttons wraps up last year and bring in the new year.
Pokemon terrorist threats, Nintendo NX(?) patents, FTC violating Youtubers, the size of the core gaming market, and more on Mashcast #155.
Realism in war games, not being able to choose your race on Rust, PS4's button mapping, FemLink Jam, and more.
It was a slow news week, but just enough surveys popped up to give us something to talk about. We discuss those in addition to anti-cheat hardware, racist NPCs, baller editions of games, and more.
We discuss the Playstation Experience, Street Fighter's exclusivity, the so called Destiny expansion "The Dark Below", Microsoft making gains with the XBox One in November, and more.
Gamestops overhauled trade-in policy, Twitch's new policies, Dan Adelman leaving Nintendo, and how Video Games are good for children.
Nintendo CEO and President recovery from surgery will cause him to miss Nintendo's annual shareholders meeting.
Covering all the major media briefings and then some.
A lack of challenge whatsoever weakens Kirby: Triple Deluxe a bit, but overall, this is a wonderful Kirby game for series fans and an absolute joy to play.
Taking pictures and playing AR games in Chibi-Robo!: Photo Finder may not be the best way to get people interested in the franchise.
Hyrule Warriors looking to combine The Legend of Zelda with Dynasty Warriors-style gameplay. Nintendo continues to surprise us.
Nintendo's NES Remix looks to combine classic games with Warioware-styled gameplay and new challenges.
A great game that could have been an excellent one.
Parts 1-3 of our Mega Man timeline AfterMash.
My Wii U purchase is finally justified.
Tropical Freeze is looking good, but...
This is the stuff Nintendo needs right now, and it looks incredible.
October is looking pretty good right now.
Nintendo gives us new reasons to choke our friends over a game.
Just going to use the alphabet for the names now, guys.
3D Mario on consoles? Has it really been 3 years since the last one?
Next time you return, can you bring some of the old Donkey Kong Country's great controls with you?
Nine months between decent releases is not acceptible.
Luigi has somehow made vacuuming fun. Why is he the less popular brother again?
Yes, you do have to make some games, Wario. A lot more. Better ones, too.
They had my money as soon as I saw Toilet Man.
So I'm supposed to play this WiiU game with a Wii controller? Okay...
...and maybe that Gameboy too.
Screw innovation, just copy and paste everything from New Super Mario Bros Wii.
Fighting games and the people that love them.
Death is forever in the Famicom's horror opus.
Scissorman will find you no matter where you go.
Kicking off E3 the right and only way.
Blue isn't cool enough for Nintendo anymore.
It's all coming back to me.
Less cuddly, more badass.
3DS has impressive sales for its first year.
Better late than never?
Someone tell Nintendo to get with the program.
Are you sure they showed games? Are you sure it wasn't...nothing?
And those Wii U launch details? They're coming then, too.
Undisclosed source claims Nintendo is developing a storefront for its next console.
Tis' the season to try to decipher videos spoken entirely in Japanese.
Nintendo condenses the console's potential launch range.
Maybe this time with some actual gameplay shown? Maybe.
Take a gander at Pit's first starring role since 1991.
Are free copies of Zelda: Minish Cap and Fire Emblem enough to justify the $90 I wasted?
Is this indicative of the US price? Let's explore.
Find out all the key dates and see the newest Kid Icarus: Uprising trailer inside.
Three cheers for the peripheral that should have been built into the system from the start.
The designer is now claiming that he was misrepresented.
The feature that was almost cut from Skyward Sword is set to become a series staple.
After six sequels across two decades, does Nintendo's kart racer still do the trick? Find out inside.
Our take on the situation over in Kyoto.
Hironobu Sakaguchi's Wii JRPG is coming to European territories in February.
The father of Mario and Zelda says he's leaving leaving his job, but Nintendo says otherwise.
Herman Cain, blasting off again!
Everything you liked in Animal Crossing, plus more... now in 3D.
Nintendo confirms that the 10 free GBA games for early 3DS adopters are still on schedule.
The RPG will be sold exclusively at GameStop stores and Nintendo's website.
Super Mario 3D Land and Skyward Sword also hit big numbers.
Nintendo brings you a Zelda adventure the likes of which will be remembered for years to come.
Orchestras are even cooler when you can see them. Invisible orchestras = no bueno.
Pit does battle with an airship in this new footage of the Japanese version of Uprising.
Something to be thankful for.
The platform's two best games will be available in bundle form starting on Turkey Day.
The secret is not quite as awesome as Symphony of the Night's invested castle, but it's still a doozy.
Nintendo finally delivers an original 3DS game worth owning.
The Nintendo of America President plans to show Apple his Pokemon.
PETA takes the same apologetic approach as that guy who called your girlfriend ugly at the party.
Or pass the time until Sunday by drooling over this Penny Arcade artwork inspired by the game.
Valve vying to get Steam onto the console as well.
Symphony of the Goddesses is Texas bound.
What’s next, Nintendo, blood instead of sweat in Mortal Kombat?
If we all hope enough, could we make this wish come true?
Cue the item acquired chime and prepare to get jealous.
Will gamers be able to get their touch on with a friend on the same couch? We promise this isn't nearly as dirty as that sounds.
Now you join friends easier in-game.
Nintendo's got an original handheld Zelda and possibly a remake in the pipeline.
Nintendo has the games; they just don’t want you playing them yet.
Playing as bit characters FTW.
Don't count on getting more news about Nintendo's next console any time soon.
Take another look at one of the 3DS' most anticipated upcoming releases.
Blame it on the yen.
Stop it Nintendo... Stop it.
It looks like a toilet seat with buttons.
Gamers in the U.S. played more year-over-year according to Nielsen.
Zelda and Link pluck a few chords on the series' latest instrument.
Boomerang suit. There, I said it.
The Water Dragon, Ancient Cistern and other wonders await you inside.
Who does not love wine?
Can Nintendo's next console carry them into the next generation?
Some of the best music in the industry will finally be performed by instruments not out of a Casio keyboard.
Making it rain.
New footage and character details from the biggest Wii game of the year.
That poor tree never stood a chance against 10 Kirbies.
Check out the RPG-like feature in this brand new Zelda footage from TGS.
Jump inside for the release dates and fresh footage from TGS.
You already know what kind of roll to do.
Our mammoth rundown of Nintendo's pre-TGS 2011 conference.
Check out this first look at the 3DS' right analog circle.
Pre-TGS press conference will be live streamed.
Zelda will arrive this November with a special bundle.
You too can relive some of Jason Wersits' most treasured childhood gaming memories.
Game save, manual and multiplayer info inside.
Taking the multiplayer out of MMO.
Reggie says that NoA will keep a close eye on what the JRPG does across the Atlantic.
Releasing alongside Star Fox next month.
While others have been tearing the console down, the former Xbox exec and current EA bigwig has rushed to its defense.
So your kids won't be bored in their dorm rooms.
Nintendo's head honcho tells early adopters that he is sorry for slighting them with the dramatic price drop.
Satoru Iwata talks about Nintendo's pay-per-download philosophy.
In stark contrast to its printing predecessor, the 3DS shreds money.
The first Zelda Symphony show will be held in L.A. this October. Fans in other parts of the country will have to wait until early 2012.
Reportedly, Ganon couldn't afford the ticket down to Hyrule City.
Nintendo's Bill Trinen walks viewers through nearly 15 minutes of Zelda footage.
Latest Zelda vid blends brand new footage with some oldies but goodies.
Remember when Star Fox didn't suck? Nintendo does, and they're delivering the proof in less than two months.
Nintendo unveils its plans to let the public get their hands on Zelda and more at the San Diego event.
Nintendo beats itself in the handheld sector.
Keeping Corneria blue, one box at a time.
Hope lives on for a North American release of Hironobu Sakaguchi's Wii RPG.
The Zelda designer can't see the Kokiri Forest for the Deku Trees... or something like that.
Possibly the best reason yet for turning on your 3DS has arrived.
Still no official word on a North American release.
Operation Rainfall claims a confidential source from within Nintendo has confirmed the JRPGs will indeed be coming to our neck of the woods.
Iwata says insists that the U will not suffer the same third party fate as its predecessor.
Will the system just fill the void between bigger, more powerful console launches?
But unlike with its handheld, Nintendo won't be focusing on the feature.
Or does it actually meet Resident Evil? You be the judge.
Nintendo will again shun the traditional centralized network approach.
The game is now in the final testing and tuning phase. Also inside: details on Ganon, Zelda and much more.
Nintendo finally speaks in regards to Xenoblade, The Last Story, and Pandora's Tower; and the news is grim for North American Wii owners.
Link's Wii adventure will have more orchestrated tracks than ever before, and quite a few will be legacy tunes.
A Nintendo rep says that the game is coming here, and Operation Rainfall is hell-bent on making sure that happens. In a related Wii RPG story, The Last Story will definitely release in Europe this year.
Nintendo and Grezzo prove that you can go home again with this extraordinary remake of one of the finest games ever crafted.
Sega promises we'll get "more information" about the platform after the kits are sent out.
Club Nintendo has pushed back the deadline for buyers to register for the giveaway. Shipments will begin on July 5th.
Nintendo of America's president appears on the Jimmy Fallon Show and shows off the company's hot, upcoming wares.
Peach? Who'd name their daughter Peach? That'd be horrible!!
Guess no one ever told them that the best things in life are free.
Different day, same old Nintendo.
GameCube, we hardly knew ye.
It's totally different from the one that ran in theaters in 1998. This time it's in 3D! Well, actually, the trailer isn't... but the game totally will be. Stop reading and watch it already.
Yep, they're making another one.
The 3DS is getting its first new color.
Online plans and fresh images inside.
If you were hoping for HD, prepare to be disappointed.
Oh well, that whole multiplayer thing has been done to death anyways.
We bet the ghost loves matchstick puzzles.
Friend codes? We don't need no stinkin' friend codes!
Game will take advantage of the U's unique controller features.
Satoru Iwata and Masahiro Sakurai chat up the dual release.
While the specific price is still a mystery, we've got some very generalized info from Satoru Iwata.
Some third party footage for Wii U was actually PS3 and 360 footage
Do investors really trust in Nintendo?
Water temple confirmed? Uh, probably not.
First footage of the little pink puff's new 3D adventure inside.
Something feels familiar about this year's E3...
Do a barrel roll!
Nintendo announces the official name of the Wii's successor and shows us its controller. Come inside and feast your eyes on the ambitious new device.
A closer look at the game fans have been waiting an excruciatingly long time for.
Stop hating, the first one was fun and you know it.
Paper-thin RPG action in 3D. That doesn't make much sense to us, but then again, the Mushroom Kingdom has never been the most sensible place.
I could tell you about the inventive levels, or about all the cool enemies, or the return of the Koopa Kids. But let's focus on what's important here: the Tanooki Suit is back!
Fracas, skirmish, altercation, quarrel or ruckus will smash its way onto two platforms at once.
If loving Mario Kart is wrong, I don't want to be right.
Gorgeous new footage of the most anticipated game in Nintendo's stable.
Thankfully, no personal information was stolen.
Mario celebrates by painting his game boxes red.
In a related story, Zelda fans begin spontaneously exploding.
An industry source speaks up on the mysterious controller and the possibility of the 3DS serving as an alternate control method.
Nintendo won't be making the promised late-May window.
Old school RPG fans rejoice - your excruciatingly long wait is almost over.
Only 29 days remain to spread crazy Cafè stories from "reliable industry sources"!
Fans of Zelda will enjoy this.
The console will be bundled with Mario Kart Wii at a new, low price.
Wii Select will offer greatest hit titles for $19.99
Check out this new footage of Grezzo's Zelda remake.
Worries of Nintendo's next console being controlled exclusively by touch inputs are unfounded.
Play Megaman Legends 3 early? Sort of.
Zelda fanatics cry tears of nostalgia (or maybe that was just me).
It'sa me! A technological advancement!
Apparently the designer has a thing for 3D time-based adventures.
Confirmation from Miyamoto himself that a new Nintendo console is on its way!
Miyamoto talks about the return of the tail.
And that's not all! Head inside to read the metric ton of new rumors regarding Nintendo's next console.
Rockstar Games may already be in possession of a Project Cafè development kit.
More proof that an official price cut is coming soon?
Numerous sources claim that Nintendo will announce "Project Café" at E3.
Nintendo's console might be getting a $50 price cut.
The publisher announces Wii Play: Motion and dates Ocarina of Time 3D.
Nintendo releases new info about "that game with the back tattoo"
Still no mention of a North American release.
Pilotwings is a decent title for those gamers looking to pick up a 3DS, but it’s more of a tech demo than a full-fledged game.
MTB takes issue with ignorant 3DS remarks from CNN's "hardcore" gamer.
We spend a couple days with the newest addition to the Nintendo family of consoles. Is it worth the price tag?
Are console games dying?
Experience another nail in the coffin for the phrase "gotta catch 'em all", as over 150 new Pokemon can be seen in the newest installation!
Be a hero, save the world.
Mario has starred in dozens of great titles over the years. This isn't one of them.
What were they thinking when they released this game??
Go bananas with Donkey Kong all over again.
Does Team Ninja's take on the classic Nintendo franchise make it a welcome installment in the Metroid series?