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By Michael On 3 Jul, 2014 At 09:43 PM | Categorized As Features | With No Comments
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Why I’ve Turned On My Wii U Everyday For A Month Wii U fans have had it rough since the launch of the console back in Novemeber 2012. I am not talking about the lack of quality games, because in reality, the Wii U has arguably the best library of the new Gen. What I […]


By Michael On 3 Jul, 2014 At 06:34 PM | Categorized As Meme's | With No Comments
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  Nintendo Meme Of The Day: Got A Golden Mushroom   Shamelessly stolen from Nintendo’s Twiiter account a month ago, and I couldn’t help but laugh for the simple reason it is funny and true.


By Michael On 27 Jun, 2014 At 11:49 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With No Comments
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Nintendo has been riding a strong wave of positivity ever since the launch of Mario Kart 8. Leading into the launch of the game, then into E3 2014 – Nintendo has been doing everything right. If they continue on the same path – Nintendo are setting themselves up for success. They need only to keep at […]


By Jason On 27 Jun, 2014 At 05:34 AM | Categorized As Videocast, Wii U, ZyroXZ2 Wii U "Five" | With No Comments
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— The Wii U “Five” has now returned to its regularly scheduled episodes every Thursday at 12PM PST!  And with that we jump into another, and possibly last, Miiverse artist interview! Today, we talk with Jessie, who is one of the best artists gracing Miiverse.  Her art is absolutely fantastic, and is really on another […]


By Michael On 23 Jun, 2014 At 05:57 PM | Categorized As Wii U News | With No Comments
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Unless, you have been living under a rock – everyone has caught the Luigi Death Stare meme. Since, the launch of Mario Kart 8 the meme has stormed the internet and has officially gone viral. At the time of writing the riding dirty Luigi Death stare video has over 5 million views, and I hope […]


By Daniel On 17 Jun, 2014 At 12:18 AM | Categorized As Reviews, Wii U Reviews | With 3 Comments
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It’s Mario Kart! Mario Kart!   I know this review is a tad belated and perhaps a little redundant at this point. In truth, I did not want to rush myself into playing Mario Kart 8 just for the sake of posting up a review in a timely manner. I believe in the mantra, that […]


By Jason On 13 Jun, 2014 At 06:26 PM | Categorized As Videocast, ZyroXZ2 Wii U "Five" | With No Comments
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Another episode of our Videocast “The Wii U Five” is up. For those unfamiliar with “The Wii U Five” – as the name suggests – host Jason talks about anything and everything about the Wii U in 5 minutes. This week Jason awkwardly attempts to convince attendees that played Mario kart 8 to buy a Wii U. […]


By Michael On 8 Jun, 2014 At 06:25 PM | Categorized As Articles, Wii U | With No Comments
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The Most Rage Inducing Mario Kart 8 Items Items are the key to online success in Mario Kart 8. Being blessed with the right item at the right time often determines the outcome of the Race. However, items are a double edge sword; sure they can help you, but do not forget that they can […]


By Michael On 6 Jun, 2014 At 11:50 AM | Categorized As Videocast, ZyroXZ2 Wii U "Five" | With No Comments
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Another episode of our Videocast “The Wii U Five” is up. For those unfamiliar with “The Wii U Five” – as the name suggests – host Jason talks about anything and everything about the Wii U in 5 minutes. Episode 21, Jason reviews the sublime Mario Kart 8. Is this the game to save the Wii U? Is […]


By Michael On 5 Jun, 2014 At 12:52 AM | Categorized As 3DS, 3DS News | With No Comments
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Media Create Numbers are in! And it is a mix bag of good and not so good news. Firstly, Mario Kart 8 has a fantastic opening week selling around 325, oo0 copies according to Media Create. Famitsu reports (likely including Digital sales) that 350 000 copies of Mario Kart 8 were purchased. However, for the less […]


By Michael On 3 Jun, 2014 At 02:36 PM | Categorized As Wii U, Wii U News | With No Comments
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I was expecting good numbers from Mario Kart 8, but I did not expect to be this good. Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart 8 has SOLD (most likely shipped) 1.2 million copies worldwide (America’s, Europe and Japan) over its first weekend. Reggie is fairly optimistic about the Wii U future, saying the Wii U’s […]


By Michael On 2 Jun, 2014 At 09:34 PM | Categorized As Wii U, Wii U News | With 1 Comment
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It’s Judgement week! This week we will have a good clue whether Mario Kart 8 will have a profound effect on Wii U hardware sales. Wednesday will bring in Media Create sales for Japan, for now, we have the UK charts.  Mario Kart has the best opening week for any Wii U games  since the […]


By Michael On 2 Jun, 2014 At 01:45 AM | Categorized As Blog | With 3 Comments
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As part of my new social media strategy for Mii-gamer, I will be posting regularly in Miiverse. If you would like to follow me, or befriend me that by all means send me a friend request at my NNID – IEatFatKatz. I am certain almost every Nintendo fan is currently playing Mario Kart 8. My […]


By Michael On 1 Jun, 2014 At 01:48 AM | Categorized As Blog | With No Comments
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  May 31st marks the release of Mario Kart 8 in Australia. Of course, the first thing after hopping off the bed was to get my bum over to EB games to pick up my sexy limited edition copy of Mario Kart 8! Above is my very own copy of Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition – […]