If you’re a fan of Super Mario Maker, make sure to check out Nintendo’s awesome website that allows you to track your favorite courses and share your own with a single link.
Super Mario Maker Bookmark site.
And to get you started, here’s my profile. No self-playing levels, no hidden glitch blocks, just some fun and some hard but fun levels. If you like a level, please give it a star! :)
For the next 48 hours, the iONvideogames website is being updated. While this is going on, you’ll likely see random issues, error messages, and possibly temporary theme changes. Things may also not be where you would normally expect them to be.
Thank you for your patience.
After sludging through loads of crummy Mario Maker levels, I finally decided to post the levels I’ve made:
Give them a try, and let me know what you think in the comments below.
Seems GDF-Suez started decorating their office windows using 8bit graphics made out of Post-It Notes, only for it to spread to Ubisoft Montreuil. Suddenly, Viadeo across the way fired back with their own creations leading to the offices of BNP firing back with their own. Before long, the offices of neighboring France 24 / Vidal and those of Eurosport / Coca-Cola France joined the war with their own creations. All thanks to an innocent looking Nyan Cat!
Follow the war at L’EXPRESS
Modojo presents a short list of sequels that went portable.
A small snippet of the article:
“When a console game gets a sequel, this title normally appears on a console. Publishers release companion games on portables (Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts series is a perfect example), but for the most part, these companies won’t make part two or three handheld exclusive.”
Full article here
Geekologie posted an awesome 8-bit sand sculpture created by Guy-Oliver Deveau.
Head over to Geekologie for more information, and make sure to check out Guy-Oliver Deveau’s other amazing works at his site.
iNintendo reviews The Last Story
A small preview of the review…
“Two tiresome JRPG mechanics have been done away with in The Last Story: turn based battles and random encounters. The Last Story is an action RPG that plays very similarly to The Legend of Zelda; players have complete control over Elza in the midst of a battle, and are able to auto attack by getting close to an enemy, guard by holding B, and perform various special attacks. Elza will have anywhere from one to six additional members in his party – sometimes they’re his mercenary friends, Kanan, or even Ruli City knights that join for a short period.”
Full Review Here
Nintendo sent out emails advising that the Netflix App is now available for the Nintendo 3DS.
For more information, head over to Nintendo’s website.
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If you’ve never heard of it, head on over and be impressed by the amazing, and sometimes crazy, things people can do with a simple Nintendo DSi animation program! If you own a Nintendo DSi/XL or Nintendo 3DS, you can and should, download Flipnote Studio for free!
Also, a new version is coming for the 3DS!!
A portion of the Destructoid review:
This is a game that is hard to recommend to many players, but those with a taste for the odd and an ability to forgive rather bizarre design flaws will find a good little game hidden under a film of potential inaccessibility. Enjoyment of the game requires no small amount of work from players, who will need to bash their heads repeatedly against it before breaking through. For many of you, I can’t say you’ll find anything of worth on the other side. For some of you, however, the effort will be fairly rewarded.
Read the full review…
Forbes interviewed Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime at E3 2011
A portion of the interview:
David Ewalt: How do you explain the Wii U to people who haven’t had a chance to play with it?
Reggie Fils-Aime: What we are doing with Wii U is creating an ability for games to leverage two different screens; the big screen in your room, and the smaller handheld screen in front of you. By doing so it opens up all of these different experiences. The experience I use to describe it to someone is to imagine a first person shooter, where instead of constantly having to look at the screen, now I’ve got things happening all around me.
It’s a great experience. I don’t think it’s going to be a hard sell. I think that communicating to consumers through the magic of the second window, you can have a totally unique experience, with another player still in the room… I don’t think it’s a difficult sell.
Read the full interview…
Dave over at davesgeekyideas.com came up with this great Zelda lamp and clock combo based on the the moon and clock from The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
Zelda Lamp And Clock Combo, from Dave's Geeky Ideas
Head over to his site for this and other great ideas, many of which are video game related!
Zelda Lamp And Clock Combo
To make sure everything has been ironed out, I’m making this test post >^_^<
We’re hard at work getting iONvideogames back up and running! Many staff positions will be available. If you’re interested in writing for a video game website with the only motivation being possible free games, playing early betas/preview copies, attending E3 2012, and getting your name out there, then please register!
We want being a staff member of iONvideogames to be fun so, unless you’re writing a preview, review, an interview, or a developer/publisher requires it, there won’t be any crazy deadlines or forced writing assignments to stay a staff member.
Positions available with primary responsibility listed (each level can do everything the one above it can do):
- News aggregator – Scour the web for video game news, post press releases.
- Contributor – Write about anything video game related, submit to an editor for approval.
- Author – Choose from a list of articles selected by the EIC or Director.
- Editor – Ensure content is accurate.
- Senior Editor – Select staff for assignments.
All positions report to the EIC or Director of the site. Availability of games and attending E3 will be based on: the amount and quality of content submitted, and seniority; with final determination by the EIC and Director.
Carl A. Rhoades, Director