Shigeru Miyamoto: GamePad Was Designed With Shooters In Mind

Nintendo has a rich lineup of franchises in their arsenal, spanning many different genres like platformer, action-adventure, RPG, and party games, but one thing they’re not particularly known for (outside of Metroid) is shooters. As such, Splatoon was a surprise showing from Nintendo at E3 this year, and a welcome one at that. According to… Read more »

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Takashi Tezuka Wants to See Super Mario Sunshine 2 and Majora’s Mask 3D, But Has No Information on Them

The E3 interviews just keep piling up! This time around, it’s Takashi Tezuka, General Manager of EAD Software Development Department and a key contributor to many of Nintendo’s iconic franchises, such as Mario and Zelda. Speaking with NZGamer, Tezuka answered questions about upcoming games Mario Maker and Yoshi’s Woolly World. At the conclusion of the… Read more »


Destiny Will Be PlayStation Exclusive in Japan

Destiny, arguably the most hyped game of the year, is set to hit Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 this September, but not in Japan. Sony announced today that Bungie’s new game will be exclusive to the PlayStation brand in Japan. This decision likely involved the facts that Xbox 360 has a… Read more »

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Eiji Aonuma Plans to Avoid Long Tutorials in Zelda Wii U

Skyward Sword, the most recent console Zelda title, was considered by many fans to be too tutorial-heavy in the beginning. The game begins with a combination of cutscenes and mini-quests to explain various controls and features, and it takes a large chunk of time to get into the core gameplay. Speaking with Kotaku, Zelda producer… Read more »