In a surprise announcement, Nintendo revealed that there is indeed a new gaming system coming this fall for the company, but it’s not what you think. Continue reading New Nintendo Retro System Coming This Fall
Update: We now have the final retail version of Freedom Planet, and after playing the campaign for another hour, I’m pleased to report that the critical bug that delayed the game appears to be fixed! Freedom Planet will release on Wii U on October 1st, 2015. Read on for our review.
Freedom Planet, the first effort from new studio GalaxyTrail, is a throwback character platformer that started life as a Sonic the Hedgehog fangame, but quickly grew into something much bigger. An original world, original characters, and original content were all created for the project, and the result was compelling enough to find success on Kickstarter. Now the game is coming to Wii U, but how does it hold up to the influx of other indie titles arriving on Nintendo’s platform? Continue reading Freedom Planet Review (Wii U) [UPDATE]
A picture emerged in MiiVerse today showing Sonic the Hedgehog in the first Super Mario Bros. game for NES. In other news: Generation X gamers worldwide break stuff and riot in the streets.
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There is a short list of video games that can be considered timeless classics. Games like Super Mario Bros. and Mega Man endure in the hearts of gamers who played them as young, bright eyed children. But do these games really deserve such lofty labels? Continue reading Retro-Grade: The Legend of Zelda (NES)
Satoru Iwata was more than the President of Nintendo Company, more than a programmer, even more than a gamer. Satoru Iwata was a visionary that helped shape the gaming industry that we see today. If it wasn’t for his forethought, creativity, and dedication, many of us might not have the famous video game characters that we enjoy on a daily basis.
Middle of Nowhere Gaming wanted to commemorate Satoru Iwata by sharing some of our fondest Nintendo memories. Below are some of our memories: Continue reading Iwata’s Legacy: MONG’s Favorite Nintendo Memories
Mario is celebrating his 30th anniversary this September with the release of Mario Maker for Wii U.