This week in gaming

Play “Super Mario 3D World” while you wait for a plane

Nintendo kicked off it’s partnership with Southwest Airlines this week by giving every passenger on flight 1889 from New Orleans to Dallas a free Wii U console, according to Nintendo Enthusiast.

More than 100 passengers received certificate for Nintendo’s next-gen console, and Southwest is giving away more of them along with some free airline tickets on their website daily until Christmas Day.

Nintendo will set up and maintain Wii U stations in Southwest’s airport terminals in Dallas Love Field, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Atlanta, Tampa Bay and St. Louis through Dec. 22.

Nintendo posted footage of the event on their YouTube page.

Possible password resets

VG24/7 reported that some PlayStation Network users are being prompted to reset their passwords following what a moderator on the PlayStation forums called suspicious activity was detected. 

No information has been released by Sony regarding the cause of this suspicious activity, and users are being told to reset their passwords if they come across any errors while trying to log in to PSN.

Any questions can be directed to PlayStation support.

Edward Kenway stabs his way across the Caribbean seas.

Avast, ye assassins!

Our own John Sollitto reviewed “Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag” this week, and detailed all the pros and cons of living the life of a pirate in the Caribbean who’s secretly an assassin.

There are a few more pros than cons, but clock over to the full review to see what John thought of the game.

New things to do in San Andreas rumored

Audio files have been found in the recent “Beach Bum” update to “Grand Theft Auto V” that feature characters from the single-player portion of the game talking about a new casino opening up and a new, indoor racetrack, according to a post by Eurogamer.

No comment has been made by Rockstar regarding these files as of yet.