At first, 2012 seemed like a disappointing year because there wasn’t that one game that blew everybody away and won all of the awards. However, when I look through all the games myself and the rest of our staff enjoyed the most this past year, 2012 was actually a great year for gaming thank to the [...]
Hot off the heels of last night’s big announcements from Nintendo of Japan, Nintendo of America had their own preview of what’s to come for the Wii U–including the release date and price of their next generation console, and it looks like the western gamers will be the first to get their hands on the [...]
A few hours ago, Nintendo held “Nintendo Direct” videos to update gamers, fans, and writers alike about what the popular developer and publisher has up its sleeve for the coming months. Japan and North America each had separate Nintendo Directs, and while each one had some content exclusive to each region, each one also had [...]
It has been roughly 24 hours since Nintendo’s E3 2012 Press Conference at the Nokia Theatre, and while it’s safe to say that we know a whole lot more about the Wii U and its GamePad, the lack of more important information has left Nintendo’s audiences confused.
With 2012 off to a good start, it’s time for us to take a look back at 2011 with our annual The Year in Screenshots feature that highlights our favorite games of the year. Rather than argue about awarding a single game as our game of the year, we here at SmashPad prefer [...]
Lately, there has been a great deal of rebooting, both in movies and games, and our favorite pink mascot is in no way exempt. Nintendo gave the hero a shiny new gloss and a few friends in his newest adventure on the Wii.
Activision’s upcoming Spider-Man: Edge of Time feels like it’s going to be a lot more of what we saw in Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. While not a true sequel, it’s pulling ideas from the game by focusing on The Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2099.
It really wasn’t all that long ago that Nintendo looked like an old champion on the verge of a full return to form. In terms of marketshare, they have already, at least for now, reclaimed the industry they once dominated, and looked like they were about to make a similar move for the hearts and [...]
Nintendo uses their press conference to celebrate The Legend of Zelda’s 25th Anniversary, give a shot in the arm for the Nintendo 3DS’ fall lineup, and unveil their next console, the Wii U.
In the last few articles we speculated on what the Big Three could and should do to make their keynotes a success. Now though we’re going to branch off a little bit and let our editors express themselves a bit more. This time it’s more personal and will focus on what we’re looking forward to [...]