Two Kickstarter projects are making appearances across one another with The Hyper Light Drifter from Hyper Light Drifter will be featured in ReVeN. We’re not sure in what capacity yet but we’re hoping to hear more from Varia Games soon.
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.
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.
Floating Point is a free game by Tom Francis, the developer of Gunpoint. Floating Point is a relaxing game where the player is tasked with simply getting points by guiding a point through pillars and gaining momentum without colliding with other objects. The game features randomly generated levels and uses mouse controls.
Nintendo of Europe is closing its headquarters in Großostheim, Germany. The closing of the headquarters will bring a loss of 130 jobs. The business will now be run out of Nintendo’s Frankfurt office, with its Großostheim building and warehouse sold off.
The little knight that could – Shovel Knight – will be launching on 3DS, Wii U and Steam on June 26, according to Yacht Club Games’ Kickstarter page. The announcement comes a few months after the games intended March 31 release date.
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.
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.
Square-Enix released a new trailer that reveals the Western release dates for Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX – December 2 in North America and December 5 in Europe! The trailer also shows off scenes from each of the games that’s part of the collection… as well as a small story teaser for Kingdom Hearts III. Spoilers inside.
A new Miiverse post from Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed that Fire Emblem‘s Coliseum will be a playable stage on the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros.
A new trailer for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was just released by CD Projekt, and those who pre-order the game will be given bonuses. Click below for the trailer and pre-order bonuses.
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.