Super Mario Odyssey Hands-On Preview

Travel is said to broaden the mind. But when you’re Mario, it’s liable to transform you into a T-rex, a tank, a ball of electricity or fire, and sometimes a weird squat plant creature with telescopic vegetation legs. (I’ll try to explain that one later.) Super Mario Odyssey has been referred to as Mario’s return to the sandbox, a successor …

1, 2 Switch Could Be the Switch’s Wii Sports

Like Wii Sports and Nintendo Land before it, 1-2 Switch is the game that showcases all the Switch’s little sensors and buttons with a brimming sense of imagination and fun that is distinctly Nintendo. At the Switch’s UK debut, there were six games on show, but I was told by a senior Nintendo representative at the event that they represent …

New Street Fighter World Champion Crowned

Du “NuckleDu” Dang has become Street Fighter World Champion, beating Ricki Ortiz in the all-American final of this year’s Capcom Cup. In addition to the title, NuckleDu receives $250,000 prize money, while Ortiz takes home $60,000. Japanese players Ryota “Kazunoko” Inoue finished in third, and Tatsuya “Haitani” Haitani fourth. This year’s Capcom Cup featured 32 players and took placed across …