After beginning with the layoffs back in April of this year, Airtight Games, the studio that brought us Murdered: Soul Suspect and Quantum Conundrum, has begun the sale of company assets and has unofficially announced its cease of operations.
Yesterday, the latest episode of Sequelitis was released, dropping some tough criticisms on Ocarina of Time for straying away from (in his opinion) what makes Zelda great. That prompted me to write a response about the balance of elements that make up the Zelda formula. There are many things that people think of when they… Read more »
For those of you die hard Pokémon fans who like to battle competitively, Smogon and the Pokémon Showdown service act as a streamlined way to do so without spending countless hours breeding for a Pokémon with the perfect IVs, the right ability, and a suitable nature, not to mention all that EV training! Nearly nine… Read more »
Last month, it was revealed that Nintendo is considering how they want to move forward with both 2D and 3D Metroid games, breaking a long silence about the dormant franchise. Not long after, Shigeru Miyamoto polled fans, asking them “What games do you want us to make for Wii U?” The top result was Metroid…. Read more »
Popular video game YouTuber Egoraptor is back with another episode of Sequelitis – a show where he talks about video game sequels and how they lived up to their predecessors. This time, he tackles Ocarina of Time and how it compares to A Link to the Past. Hit the jump to check out his thoughts…. Read more »
A little over a week ago, Nintendo guru Shigeru Miyamoto asked fans to vote for which game they wanted most on Wii U. Kotaku has been tallying the votes ever since, and the results are in: Nintendo fans want a new Metroid on Wii U. Hit the jump to check out the top five.
Nintendo caught us off guard last week by announcing a newcomer named Lana as a playable character in Hyrule Warriors. With so many characters in the Zelda universe to choose from, many wondered why they would introduce someone completely new. This morning, we got a brand new character trailer starring Lana. Now that we’ve seen… Read more »
Are you having fun making videos in Mario Kart TV? How would you like to turn those videos into prizes? Nintendo has announced their Mario Kart TV challenges which will run through July 4. Take your best Mario Kart TV videos, upload them to YouTube, and then tweet the URL to @NintendoAmerica with the hash… Read more »
In 2012 and 2013, Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses toured the world, giving incredible Zelda-inspired concert performances that mixed beautiful orchestrated music with captivating scenes from the Legend of Zelda franchise. I got the chance to attend one of the performances, and it was absolutely fantastic. Now, some of the producers of the… Read more »
At this year’s E3, Nintendo revealed Mario Maker – a game that lets you design, share, and play your own Mario levels. So far the game features assets from classic Mario games as well as the New Super Mario Bros. subseries, but Nintendo plans to include assets from other games as well. The question is,… Read more »
Hyrule Warriors, a crossover between Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors, is one of the most hyped games of the year for Nintendo and Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem is also in the works. This opens the doors to future Nintendo crossover games. In fact, one might already be in the works, as Nintendo… Read more »
If you haven’t already heard, Midora is an ambitious Kickstarter game inspired by the likes of Legend of Zelda, Secret of Mana, and other classic 2D action-adventure games. We recently interviewed Epic Minds, the team creating Midora, and they hooked us up with some an exclusive first look at some screenshots and character art. Hit… Read more »