This time last year, Nintendo was fielding questions about a strong but ‘safe’ E3 lineup that was largely comprised of well-known franchises like Mario and Donkey Kong. Shigeru Miyamoto replied that Nintendo doesn’t pump out as many new IP these days because they prefer to create new experiences within existing IP. One of Nintendo’s biggest… Read more »
Axiom Verge, an indie game headed to PlayStation 4, Vita, and PC, draws heavy inspiration from Nintendo’s Metroid franchise. In fact, even the game’s official description on the PlayStation YouTube channel dubs it a ‘Metroidvania’ style game. Creator Tom Happ took the game to E3, where he had says he had a surprise visitor: Nintendo… Read more »
Nintendo has released yet another Hyrule Warriors video through the game’s official Japanese website. Like the previous, this new trailer highlights another of Link’s in-game weapons, this time focusing on the devastating Fire Rod.
All new details regarding the mystery Spartan on the cover of Halo 5: Guardians‘ have been revealed by 343 Industries boss Bonnie Ross via Eurogamer.
Summer Games Done Quick, the same organization that raised over $1 million back in January for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, is back at it again! This time, the event will kick off with a speedrun of Super Mario 3D World, which was supposed to go live at 11 a.m., but has yet to commence. You… Read more »
The team from Summer Games Done Quick and Humble Bundle are teaming up to offer players 10 indie games for $25. Even cooler is that every cent raised will go to Doctor’s Without Borders. Summer Games Done Quick begins today in Denver and will be streamed on Twitch. A variety of the 10 games –… Read more »
From statements made by Sledgehammer Games co-studio head Michael Condrey, we know that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s multiplayer will feature the very same advanced soldier showcased in the game’s E3 demo. Details have been scarce since that statement, but yesterday Condrey tweeted out a picture of Advanced Warfare’s multiplayer end-of-match scoreboard, which showcases the… Read more »
Nintendo may have lost money last year, but that won’t stop them from giving back to the community. They’ve teamed up with EB Games Canada for ‘Game to Give.’ This partnership means that $5 from every 2DS or 3DS XL purchase will go to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, providing families with hospitalized children a… Read more »
When The Last of Us Remastered became available for pre-order on the PlayStation Store, it was listed at $59.99, but later it dropped to $49.99. Given that Sony’s default policy is no refunds or cancellations of pre-orders , this meant a lot of people essentially wasted $10. Never fear, PlayStation fans! Sony has announced that… Read more »
Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has been on a quest to ‘rethink the conventions of Zelda’ in recent times. Some of the changes he’s teased include playing dungeons out of order (which we saw in A Link Between Worlds), open world gameplay (which we know is the core element of Zelda Wii U), and making Zelda… Read more »
Nintendo Treehouse’s constant live coverage of E3 turned a lot of heads and impressed a lot of people. In fact, 4chan of all places was so pleased with the coverage that they put together a thank you card consisting of 340 different Nintendo-related images and sent it in to the Treehouse team, who tweeted their… Read more »
PlayStation Now is the ambitious streaming service from Sony that lets you essentially ‘rent’ games by streaming them for a limited amount of time. The beta is currently in session and prices are surprising to say the least.