Game News & Features
GameDynamo Retrocast 2 - Super Mario Crossover from Exploding Rabbit
FEATURE (Posted on: 04/30/2013)
In this episode, I explore the browser game, Super Mario Crossover, which combines retro NES characters like Simon Belmont, Samus, and Link, then puts them into the world of the original Super Mario... [more+]
New 3DS XL bundle packs in Mario Kart 7; European 3DS XL owners get free game through the eShop
NEWS (Posted on: 11/28/2012)
Nintendo made a pair of announcements today concerning the Nintendo 3DS XL.
For North America, a holiday bundle will hit store shelves on Sunday, Dec. 2. This limited edition Blue/Black Nintendo 3DS... [more+]
Black Friday approaches; Nintendo to release Flame Red 3DS / Super Mario 3D Land bundle in North America
NEWS (Posted on: 11/19/2012)
I made my opinion on Black Friday known back in the last article regarding the upcoming day of mad deals, human stampedes, and embarrassing antics. But, as I said before, for businesses and companies... [more+]
Counterfeiter faces jail time for illegal sales of $962,000 worth of Nintendo games
NEWS (Posted on: 10/22/2012)
Nintendo does not take kindly to pirates, as evidenced by the action the company has taken against 41-year-old Justin Success Brooks of the U.K., who has been charged with illegally selling counterfeit... [more+]
Pushmo sequel, new games, classics and more are coming this year to the 3DS eShop
NEWS (Posted on: 10/05/2012)
Before the year is gone and the calendars all say ‘2013’, gamers will have a bevy of new games, old classics, and tastes of upcoming games on the Nintendo 3DS, courtesy of the House of Mario.
Nintendo confirms presence of new Super Mario title for Wii U at E3 2012
NEWS (Posted on: 04/16/2012)
For all we know about the Wii U, we know next to nothing about the games that are being made for it. To be more exact, we know next to nothing about the games Nintendo is making for the console. However,... [more+]
Nintendo registers 'Super Mario 4' domain
NEWS (Posted on: 04/13/2012)
During its last investor's presentation in January, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that the company was working on a 2D Mario game for the 3DS. Aside from a release before April 2013, no... [more+]
Nintendo 3DS sells 4.5 Million units within its first year in the U.S.
NEWS (Posted on: 03/06/2012)
Nintendo's 3D, glasses free DS gamble has paid off, as the company has announced that it has sold through 4.5 million systems within its first year in the U.S., according to sales data provided by... [more+]
Skyrim takes home 5 awards at the 15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards
NEWS (Posted on: 02/10/2012)
Good heavens, Skyrim keeps on winning awards, does it not?
Last night, the 15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards took place in Las Vegas. For… um… 15 years, the event has recognized... [more+]
GameFly reveals its Top 10 most rented / requested games of 2011 listings
NEWS (Posted on: 01/05/2012)
Earlier today, GameFly, the leading online video game rental service, revealed its annual listing of the top games of the year. The charts reflect the requests made by members based on their GameQs,... [more+]
Can you guess the old classic this game was "inspired" by?
NEWS (Posted on: 01/04/2012)
Thanks, in no small part, to the vigilance of Siliconera, it has come to our attention here at GameDynamo that a game exists within the cyber-bazaar that is Apple's App Store. The game is called... [more+]
Nintendo sales astound; 3DS surpasses 4 million units sold in North America
NEWS (Posted on: 01/03/2012)
Nintendo contacted us to clarify information found in the original press release that may be confusing to consumers. Here's what Nintendo had to say concerning the misleading wording:
Nintendo 3DS sales surpass 4 million unit mark in Japan; Mario games lead the way
NEWS (Posted on: 12/26/2011)
Not surprisingly, the Nintendo 3DS saw excellent sales through the week leading up to Christmas.
According to Enterbrain (a market quantifier in Japan), as picked up by Famitsu and brought to our... [more+]
Lautering Bytes Podcast - Ep. 24: Tamales, Tequila, and a little bit of Skyrim
FEATURE (Posted on: 12/20/2011)
Lautering Bytes Podcast feed:
December 20, 2011 (99.71 MB)Duration: 108:52 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZEp. 24: Tamales, Tequila, and a little bit of... [more+]
Shigeru Miyamoto's retiring? Nintendo is quick to clarify the designer’s claims of stepping down
NEWS (Posted on: 12/08/2011)
Shigeru Miyamoto's retiring?!
Now hold your horses, folks. The end of the world hasn't come a year early. Hear me out.
Yesterday, Wired.com published a part of... [more+]
Super Mario 3D Land and Skyward Sword break sales records, says NOA's Reggie Fils-Aime
NEWS (Posted on: 11/28/2011)
Dang, Nintendo sure is off to a good start this holiday season.
In an interview with USA Today's Game Hunters, Nintendo of America’s President, Reggie Fils-Aime, talked about the sales... [more+]
Nintendo 3DS bundles featuring Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D and Super Mario 3D Land coming soon
NEWS (Posted on: 11/21/2011)
Black Friday’s on the way and Nintendo’s meeting it with open arms, adding two new 3DS bundles to its lineup for sale day.
The first bundle consists of Super Mario 3D Land – inarguably... [more+]
PETA claims Mario supports animal cruelty by wearing the Tanooki suit
NEWS (Posted on: 11/15/2011)
Oh dear, PETA has done it again.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have long made headlines because of their wild stunts for animal rights (remember how they reacted to Barack Obama... [more+]
Infinite 1UP trick found in Super Mario 3D Land
NEWS (Posted on: 11/14/2011)
- Remember this? -
One of the most notorious glitches in video gaming is the Super Mario Bros. series’ infinite 1UPs. It has persisted throughout the series in various forms, but it is the... [more+]
Nintendo strategically delaying big 3DS software launches to 2012
NEWS (Posted on: 11/01/2011)
In a Q&A session following the recent announcement of considerable first-half losses, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed to investors that the company has intentionally held back the releases... [more+]
Nintendo 3DS Conference 2011 in review; software schedule detailed
NEWS (Posted on: 09/12/2011)
Ahead of TGS 2011, Nintendo shed light on the upcoming schedule of software coming to the new handheld, as well as games headed to Wii and a new bit of hardware. Although they didn't have a whole... [more+]
Open Letter! National Plumber’s Association to Super Mario
FEATURE (Posted on: 08/22/2011)
August 23rd, 2011
Dear Mr. Super Mario,
The National Plumbers Association appreciates the outpouring of letters nominating you for Plumber of the Year. However, we regret... [more+]
Premium DLC Coming to Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
NEWS (Posted on: 08/01/2011)
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata confirmed, on a recent quarterly earnings call to investors, as picked up by Andriasang, that Nintendo was looking to increase digital sales by more than 10% over the... [more+]
Nintendo Announces Major Worldwide Price Drops for 3DS
NEWS (Posted on: 07/28/2011)
Nintendo announced this morning that it is slashing the price of the 3DS handheld on August 12, 2011 worldwide.
In North America, consumers will pay $169.99 (down from $249.99), while Japanese gamers... [more+]
Bowser Wants You! Super Mario Propaganda Posters Look Awesome
NEWS (Posted on: 05/02/2011)
A set of propaganda posters were released yesterday, playing up on the ongoing struggle between Mario and Bowser over the Mushroom Kingdom.
While the following images probably don't point to a... [more+]
Super Mario 3DS: What We Know So Far
NEWS (Posted on: 04/22/2011)
Legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed to Edge (among other outlets) that Super Mario 3DS will feature gameplay akin to Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario 64.
Miyamoto Vows to Push for Super Mario 3DS This Year
NEWS (Posted on: 04/21/2011)
At the most recent GDC, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed a new 3D Mario platformer for the Nintendo 3DS, a game being developed by the Super Mario Galaxy team. Yesterday, French website GameBlog... [more+]