Wii U

5.31.19

Millions of Deaths Later, Someone Beat This Nightmarish 'Mario Maker' stage

A one in 7.5 million chance means, eventually, someone is going to be that one in 7.5 million. Meet Josh.

5.29.19

This 'Mario Maker' Level Has Been Played 2.6 Million Times and Never Beaten

It's a level where you don't have to touch the controller, but you only have a one in 7.5 million chance of actually making it to the end.

1.24.19

‘Mario Maker’ Player Has Now Spent 2,500 Hours Trying to Beat His Own Level

Braden Moor has been fighting this fight since 2016, but he's still going.

1.10.19

Watching Someone Beat a Mario Game Without Pressing Right Is F'ing Wild

'New Super Mario Bros. U,' like most Mario games, asks you to move right to win. But what if you don't want to? That's where it gets tricky.

1.24.18

The Switch Succeeds on Nintendo's Historic "Toys Over Tech" Approach

The company isn't always good at intuiting the desires of players, but when it does…

1.10.18

Nearly 2,000 Hours Later, Player Still Can't Beat Their 'Mario Maker' Level

Braden Moor has been trying to beat his own nightmare, Trials of Death, since December 2015. He still hasn't.

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1.3.18

Nintendo’s Miiverse Is Dead, But Someone’s Archived Everything

One of the company’s more interesting experiments isn’t fully gone.

11.28.17

We Praise ‘Battle Chef Brigade,’ ‘ZombiU,’ And More on Waypoint Radio

With our bellies full, the group looks back at a few days stuffed with video games. And robot cleaners.

9.5.17

The Mission to Archive Nintendo's Dying Social Media Platform

All those 'Splatoon' memes may soon have a new home.

8.29.17

Nintendo Shutting Down One of Its Best Ideas, Miiverse, on November 8

A place full of beautiful drawings and endless shitposting, Miiverse will be missed.

8.23.17

'Wind Waker' is the Happiest and Most Hopeful Zelda Adventure

With its colorful visuals and swashbuckling exploration, 'Wind Waker' is still a joy to play.

8.4.17

Someone Turned a Wii U Into a PC That Emulates Wii U

If it’s not broke, break it open and turn it into a PC I guess.

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