First Thoughts: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Smash Bros Wii U 6 11-26-14

After a short vacation, I finally got my hands on the long-awaited Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. I praised the 3DS version, but how is its big console brother? I’ve had a chance to put a few hours into the game, and here are my first thoughts:  Continue reading

Impressions: Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 1

MK8 Link Master Cycle

Yesterday, the first downloadable content pack for Mario Kart 8 was finally released, bringing The Legend of Zelda’s Link, and much more to the classic racing series for the first time. I played through all the pack’s new content a few times, and here are my impressions, including a rundown of each of the eight new tracks: Continue reading

Loot Crate to Team with Nintendo to Offer Amiibo Subscription Service

Loot Crate Amiibo Subscription

Over the past couple of months, we’ve told you about the various announcements made surrounding Nintendo’s amiibo figures, the first wave of which will be released on November 21. Today, Loot Crate and Nintendo announced that they have partnered up to begin offering a limited-time amiibo subscription service. Those who sign up to receive 10 total amiibos over 3 shipments. Continue reading