Tag: nintendo

Feb 02 2018

Company behind “Despicable Me” to do Super Mario Bros movie!!

Older gamers know that the Super Mario Bros were given a bad rap with the live action 1993 film that starred an English actor and a Latino comedian as Italian plumbers from Brooklyn, New York and nearly ruined the career of Dennis Hopper. But there is always room for redemption. Illumination Entertainment, the animation company …

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Dec 08 2017

“On the Next Level” kicks it with Kung Fu Master!!

Martial arts. One of the oldest fighting styles known to man. The Chinese martial art, known as Kung Fu, was introduced by the Yellow Emperor Haungdai during the Xia Dynasty more than 4000 years ago. Over time, Kung Fu has become one of the most recognized fighting styles among the Chinese arts. Kung Fu can …

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Nov 30 2017

“Cheesy Cartoons” gets funky in Donkey Kong Country!!

During the height of the “Console Wars” in the late eighties and early nineties, several gaming franchises were adapted into animated series including the Super Mario Bros, Pac-Man, Sonic the Hedgehog and multiple Nintendo games in one show. Some shows were good cheese that made you want more. Others were bad cheese that made you …

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Nov 10 2017

Let’s get Mad, Bad and Crazy with Battletoads in “On the Next Level!!”

Toads. Turtles. Sharks. What do these animals have in common, besides the fact that they live and around water? Well, they are the subject of several cartoons and accompanying games released in the decade of high top sneakers and the first Bush Administration. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had the airwaves and digital world under …

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Sep 07 2017

Pokémon the movie: I Choose You English dub preview!! US dates included!!

The new Pokémon anime film, Pokémon the Movie: I choose you, reveals a new English dub trailer with all the nostalgic feels that fans fell in love with two decades ago. What’s more is that the movie will be shown in select theatres in the US. Those who wish to catch the movie can purchase …

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Aug 11 2017

Check out Lycanroc’s new form in “Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon!!

Listen up trainers!! The Pokémon Company has just revealed one of the newest additions to the upcoming Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon game, the Dusk Form for Lycanroc! If you want this sleek new form, you have to purchase the game early for the bonus, which involves a special Rockruff from Nintendo Network between …

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Jun 26 2017

Nintendo reveals Super NES mini console!!

Earlier today, Nintendo finally dropped the ball on their next little big idea. The headquarters of Mario and Link revealed the Super NES mini. Now you can party like it’s 1991 with this palm sized version of the classic 16-bit console. For $80, grab a bud and enjoy classic heavy hitters like The Legend of …

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Jun 13 2017

Nintendo proves Metroid is not dead with a double reveal!!

Metroid is the one of the most beloved video game series of all time, and after a long hiatus, everyone’s favorite space bount hunter is back!! At E3 2017, Nintendo drops a double beat with two–that’s right, TWO–new Metroid titles. For the 3DS, Samus takes on a new breed of space pirates in the amply …

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Jun 08 2017

Take a tour of Super Nintendo World with Mario!!

Get a sneak peek at the latest attraction coming to Japan besides the 2020 Olympics! Universal Studios Japan gives us a CG tour of Super Nintendo World with Mario and the rest of the Mushroom Kingdom denizens. Details of the park are still scarce but if it’s anything close to the video, it is going …

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Jun 05 2017

Could this be?! A video game theme park at Universal!!

Wanna fight aliens with Samus Aran? Think you can handle a hero’s quest with Link and Zelda? Well, these could be possibilities if things work out. Universal Studios and Nintendo have joined forces to create a Nintendo-based theme park for the gaming masses. Super Nintendo World will have all that and may included a real-life …

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