Author Archives: Richard

Mario Kart 7 patch available in eShop

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mario Kart 7 has been patched. Head over to eShop to download the game update, which fixes the shortcut issues in Maka Wuhu, Wuhu Island Loop, and Bowser Castle 1 (I didn’t know about that last one).

How I’d love to see Nintendo exploit iOS

Nintendo faithful, please don’t take offense at what I’m about to say. I’m not suggesting for one moment that Nintendo get out of the hardware business or port its most famous characters to iOS. I’m a card-carrying 3DS fanatic, and

Review: Customize your own puzzler in Block Factory

Have you ever been mid-level in a game of Columns or Bejeweled and thought, “This would look so much better with skulls and a pirate ship?” Ever wished you could slow down the rate at which those pesky bottom row

3DS system update now available

The latest 3DS system update has just gone live for downloading in North America. The quickest and easiest way to obtain it is to simply log onto the eShop, where you’ll be instantly prompted to start the download. Two upgrades

The potential cost of a trip through Skylanders

Skylanders is one of the most controversial products ever released to the gaming world, linking software and electronic figurines into a unique and potentially costly experience. Its main hook — physical toys that actually “level up” — is instantly appealing,

Bad news for cheaters: Mario Kart 7’s getting patched!

Another recent Nintendo Direct highlight featured the announcement of next week’s3DS firmware update, adding home screen folders and patching abilities. Best of all, Mario Kart 7’s getting a much-needed patch in May — hopefully eliminating the infamous Maka-Wuhu shortcut. Kingdom