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By Jason On 10 Oct, 2014 At 05:41 AM | Categorized As Videocast, Wii U, wii u videos, ZyroXZ2 Wii U "Five" | With No Comments
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— I thought a person who loves Asian food and playing Mario Kart with kids would be a pretty good plan… Until she started to fall asleep on me… What did I do wrong?! — Jason (ZyroXZ2) and his show are in all the usual places: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter.  Don’t be scared: subscribe, like, and follow! Enjoy!


By Jason On 5 Sep, 2014 At 05:34 AM | Categorized As News, Videocast, Wii U, Wii U News, wii u videos, ZyroXZ2 Wii U "Five" | With No Comments
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— While there are many, and I mean MANY, other places to get news, I still like to talk about Nintendo news… That I care about!  You see, not ALL Nintendo news may matter to me, but sometimes, just sometimes, the news really gets me all fired up.  Or more accurately, a certain area that […]


By Andy Steyn On 27 Aug, 2014 At 02:35 PM | Categorized As Wii U, Wii U News | With No Comments
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Nintendo has pulled the curtains and unveiled their plans for the upcoming Mario Kart 8 DLC. Nintendo has two DLC-AOC packs planned for Mario Kart 8 scheduled to be available for play on November 2014 and May 2015 respectively. Each Add On Content pack will contain two new cups, each with four courses, which, in […]


By Andy Steyn On 26 Aug, 2014 At 11:20 PM | Categorized As Articles | With No Comments
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Nintendo has proven that they still have the magic with Mario Kart 8. Despite the franchise being 20 plus years old – the tried and true formula of the famed kart racer has impressively remained fun and addictive after all these years. It certainly proves that good gameplay is ageless, and more so it proves […]


By Michael On 20 Aug, 2014 At 11:11 PM | Categorized As 3DS, Wii U News | With 2 Comments
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I’ve been eagerly awaiting for Media Create Japanese video game sales all week, particularly wanting to know the performance of Hyrule Warriors. Thankfully, Hyrule Warriors had more than a decent debut selling 69,090 units during its launch week. As a result – the Wii U got a respectable bump in hardware sales, with 18,161 more consoles entering […]


By Andy Steyn On 6 Aug, 2014 At 06:28 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With No Comments
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Nintendo of Japan has finally announced the release date of the Mercedez-Benz DLC for Mario Kart 8. In an unprecedented partnership with the reputable car manufacturer – Nintendo will be offering the Mercedez-Benz GLA, W25 Silver Arrow, and SL Roadster as additional Karts. And best of all they will come at no additional cost for […]


By Jason On 1 Aug, 2014 At 05:31 AM | Categorized As Games, Videocast, Wii U, wii u videos, ZyroXZ2 Wii U "Five" | With No Comments
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— Finally, I have another in-person interview on the show!  I tried to pick the right person for the right game… Maybe.  Possibly.  I have no idea what I’m doing. Jessica rides a sport bike and drives a muscle car, but can she translate her tendencies for speed and aggression to Mario Kart 8? Well, […]


By Michael On 22 Jul, 2014 At 05:26 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With 2 Comments
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Death Staring In New Mario Kart 8 Commercials Nintendo has launched many great games for the Wii U, such as Lego City Undercover, The Wonderful101, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Pikmin 3, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and the sublime Super Mario 3D World just to name a few. These are all great games […]


By Michael On 21 Jul, 2014 At 10:31 PM | Categorized As General News | With No Comments
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Mario kart 8 Holds Strong In Thies Weeks UK Sales Charts It has been over a month since the launch of Mario Kart 8 in the UK.  Mario Kart 8 did initially enjoy a great debut, having the best opening week of any Wii U game since the launch of the console and boosting hardware sales by […]


By Michael On 18 Jul, 2014 At 10:16 AM | Categorized As General News | With 3 Comments
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One cannot help, but think that the tides are turning in Nintendo’s favor. NPD has released it’s number (not to the public), and for once it is good news for the Wii U. Via press release, Nintendo has proudly announced that Mario Kart 8 is the best selling SKU in the US. During the month […]


By Michael On 14 Jul, 2014 At 10:55 PM | Categorized As General News | With 1 Comment
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Nintendo games have a reputation of having impressive sales curves. In most cases – Ninty titles often stay at the top of the charts long after their release date. No doubt, good news for Nintendo, but rather unfortunate for our wallets – as the games retain the premium prices for extended periods. It appears that Tomodachi Life […]


By Michael On 13 Jul, 2014 At 01:47 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With No Comments
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Rolling out during July – every Happy Meal across the states will be accompanied with a Mario Kart 8 toys.  The promotion began on the 4th of July and will end on the 31st. Nintendo of America has uploaded a gallery photo’s of the event that officially marked the beginning of the promotion. It appears that […]


By Michael On 7 Jul, 2014 At 04:20 PM | Categorized As Guides | With No Comments
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Winning online races in Mario Kart 8 are much more difficult than it was in MK Wii. With the bikes and items being more balanced – maintaining a lead, and therefore winning races requires  a little more strategy. Let me be your guide to online success – here are some  tips and tricks that will […]


By Michael On 6 Jul, 2014 At 11:46 PM | Categorized As Guides | With No Comments
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My Best Mario Kart 8 Kart Combinations Having trouble winning online? Want a killer character and Kart combination that will give you an edge against the competition then? With so many customization options and variable combinations – it can be a daunting task to find the Mario Kart 8 combinations. To help you out I made a quick […]