The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap Now Available on Wii U

The old GameBoy Advance title The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap has been re-released,  and it is now available on the Wii U’s eShop for $7.99.

The fan-favorite Zelda title’s previous Virtual Console release was through the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program back in 2011 in conjunction with the handheld’s first major price drop. However, like all the other Ambassador Program games, it was never released to the general 3DS public via the system’s eShop, making its recent release on the Wii U somewhat puzzling.


PayPal is Now Available on PlayStation 4

Sony announced this week that PayPal support has been added to the PlayStation 4. PayPal can now be used by PlayStation 4 users to pay for items on the PlayStation Store and can also be used on the Sony Entertainment Network website if you sign into your PlayStation Network account. The PlayStation Support website notes that users can still use a credit card or PSN Cards and PayPal only acts as a supplement to possible choices.

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Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Skipping E3 For Health Reasons

Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s President and CEO, will not be personally attending E3 this year. According to a Nintendo representative, Iwata was advised by his personal physician not to travel overseas in the immediate future. While the specifics of his condition have not been revealed, the representative stated that everything is “business as usual,” and Iwata will continue his normal duties from Japan. We wish Iwata a speedy recovery.


No New Information on Kingdom Hearts III or Final Fantasy XV at E3 2014

Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts III were both announced at last year’s E3, and were easily two of Square-Enix’s biggest reveals in years. Naturally, we’d expect both games to show up again this year. However, it looks like that won’t be the case. An interview with Square-Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto indicates that the company has decided that E3 isn’t the best venue to showcase new information for these titles this year.


GOG is Launching Galaxy, a New Game Platform That is DRM-Free

GOG said they would be having big news and they were definitely right. GOG will be launching it’s own game platform that is DRM-Free. GOG is one of the most DRM-Free friendly gaming companies and is launching the platform as the first online DRM-Free game program. In the past GOG had a download manager that worked with a user’s GOG account but this platform looks to be more robust. Take a look at the trailer that GOG just published on their YouTube channel. So far all GOG has mentioned is that they will be giving more news in 2014.