by MATT KAMEN
The Wii U edition of Minecraft is getting an exclusive DLC pack that might make players on other formats a tad jealous – an official Super Mario Mash-Up Pack.
Nintendo says the DLC will give “immediate access to new skins, a Super Mario-themed pre-made world, and a set of Super Mario-themed music and item textures, all inspired by games in the iconic Super Mario series such as Super Mario World, Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine”.
The asset drop will allow players to recreate locations from across the Mushroom Kingdom for themselves, all in Minecraft’s uniquely blocky aesthetic. Nintendo’s debut trailer shows [...]
By James TrewDon’t expect a pair of Mario All Stars though.
A Nintendo-themed line of Vans sneakers has mysteriously popped up online. A European store listed the range that includes classic gaming icons like Zelda, Mario and Duck Hunt, adorning some of Vans’ most popular styles (like the Old Skool). Not much else is known about the collaboration, and the listing seems to have been removed (though a cache of it can befound here). The only other info being the collection will likely go on sale in June, priced at around €65 ($75). This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Nintendo sneakers, but it’s the first time we’ve seen them done in a way [...]
By Aaron SouppourisThe game company’s first app is turning into a legitimate social network.
Nintendo dropped a pile of news on our laps this morning. Along with its earnings, the Japanese game company gave us a release date for its new NX console, announced a pair of new mobile apps and delayed Zelda into 2017. Buried in among these bigger items is the detail that its first mobile app,Miitomo, now has over 10 million unique users.
Over 10M users worldwide have enjoyed #Miitomo! Are you among them? pic.twitter.com/RX16wrTN9Q
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 27, 2016
That’s an impressive number for [...]