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New Video Game Releases For The Week Of July 20, 2014

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 20

The new video game releases for the week of June 20, 2014 continue the slow drip that defines the summer release schedule. Both consoles and PC are as barren as the desert as it was last week with only a few droppings of spice to liven up the otherwise bleak landscape. Forza: Motorsport 5: Racing… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 13, 2014

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The new video game releases for the week of July 13 showcases the barren landscape that is the summer release schedule. The week’s offerings are very limited, even amongst the scheduled PC releases when compared to the previous week’s list. ATLUS will head up our breakdown of the new video game releases for the week… Read more »

‘Super Smash Bros.’ 3DS Tournament Planned for San Diego Comic-Con

Super Smash Bros 3DS Tournament

Nintendo has announced a Super Smash Bros. 3DS tournament to be held during the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con. This is the second official Nintendo sponsored tournament event after the Smash Invitational held at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles during the week of E3. The Super Smash Bros. 3DS tournament will be the first major… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 6, 2014

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 6

The new video game releases for the week of July 6 signify the start of the traditional summer drought when compared to the previous week’s release schedule. The meager releases for this week’s crop of games does not leave a good deal to be desired in terms of content. A Wolf, a pirate and orange… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for The Week of June 29, 2014

New Video Game Releases June 29

The New Video Game Releases for the Week of June 29 are here and once again we find ourselves with a plethora of games to choose from. Compilations, ports and localizations dominate the majority of the list with many of the new releases being digital only. The biggest new video game release of the week… Read more »

Super Mario 64 Wii U Virtual Console Release Could Be Coming Soon

Super Mario 64 Wii U Virtual Console Release

It is no secret the Wii U has had a hard start, but with strong offerings such as a Super Mario 64 Wii U Virtual Console release in the near future, hinted on the Nintendo Virtual Console site, could help Nintendo’s console turn things around sooner rather than later. The Virtual Console on the Wii… Read more »

‘Mario Kart 8’ Driving Wii U Sales But Will It Be Enough?

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Prior to the release of Mario Kart 8, sales of the Nintendo’s Wii U console could charitably be called disappointing. The latest iteration in the Mario Kart franchise appears to be just what Dr. Mario ordered but will it be enough to turn the tide against three straight annual losses posted by the company? According… Read more »

Zelda Wii U: Where Does It Fall On The Timeline?

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Nintendo made every Zelda fan excited today when they showed off some gorgeous footage from the upcoming Zelda Wii U release (2015). The most impressive aspect – the one that has everyone talking – is the addition of an open world that the player can explore freely (a la Skyrim). The large world building of… Read more »

E3 2014 Live Streaming Schedule Released by Twitch

E3 2014 Twitch Streaming Schedule

The E3 2014 Live Streaming schedule has been released by Twitch.tv today on the official blog. The post shows the complete breakdown of what is being covered, including some very cryptic “Unannounced Title” sections that only show the publisher. The effect will be like gasoline to the flame for E3 rumors. With the demise of… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of June 1, 2014

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The New Video Game Releases for the week of June 1 are here, and while millions of gamers are still hacking the city of Chicago in Watch Dogs, there are plenty of smaller experiences this week that are worth a look. First up in the list of new releases is 1001 Spikes, a platforming game… Read more »

Mario Kart 8 Released: Here Are The Best New Features

Mario Kart 8 released

The much-anticipated Mario Kart 8 hit stores yesterday, and it’s is already seeing tons of high praise. The latest installment, which is only available on the Wii U, includes 32 racetracks (16 brand new, 16 repurposed classics), 30 different drivers, and 26 vehicles to choose from. This 8th version of the game most definitely expands… Read more »

Mortal Kombat Creator Drops More Hints About New Game

Mortal Kombat 10?

Ed Boon, the creator of the video game franchise Mortal Kombat, has been teasing all kinds of hints about the possibility of a new game in the series. In a recent tweet, Boon gave another hint that Mortal Kombat 10 may be on the way, simply sending out the words “Number 9″ repeated. Number 9…. Read more »

Super Smash Bros. Gets Interactive Figurines And NFC With Nintendo’s Wii U

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Nintendo has always been famous for making and introducing controllers that have defied logic yet managed to somehow gain acceptance. Keeping up with the tradition, Super Smash Bros. may soon have controllers that don’t quite resemble a board with buttons or the Wii Stick. Nintendo has announced they’re partnering with PDP to bring a Gamecube… Read more »

Super Smash Bros. 4: Here’s What’s Been Revealed

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There’s been much hype and anticipation surrounding the release of Nintendo’s latest Super Smash Bros. 4, out on the Nintendo 3DS this summer and WiiU this fall. Over the coming months, there’s been a slow trickle of teasers, clips, artwork, and new characters, all to build hype over what most hope will be the best… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of April 27, 2014

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Of all the new video game releases for the week of April 27, Child of Light can be safely said to have the most hype building behind it. The Ubisoft developed role playing game for current and next gen consoles has a lot of heavy weight talent behind it including Far Cry 3 creative director… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of April 6, 2014

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The new video game releases for the week of April 6, 2014 includes the return of a once beloved baseball game, a Disney Animal Crossing meets theme park game for the 3DS, and more LEGO shenanigans with hobbits. The biggest title gracing our new video game release list is undoubtedly Titanfall for the Xbox 360…. Read more »

Mario Kart 8: New Trailer Shows Awesome New Features [VIDEO]

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo released a brand new trailer for their next installment in the Mario Kart series, Mario Kart 8. This new trailer also showed off some brand new features never before used in previous titles, and they are interesting. According to the Official Nintento Magazine UK, the new trailer for Mario Kart 8 focused primarily on… Read more »

New Videogame Releases for the Week of March 23

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The new video game releases for the week of March 23 show a lot of releases for Sony’s PlayStation family of devices. Fez finally makes its way over to the PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. Fighting fans will be happy to see BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma make its way stateside and action game fans will be… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of March 16 2014

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The New video game releases for the week of March 16 is a big week for Sony’s PlayStation 4. With Titanfall helping the UK boost sales upwards of 96% in what is traditionally a PlayStation stronghold, Sony needs to come back swinging in order to keep the momentum. The long awaited Final Fantasy X/X-2 remake… Read more »

‘Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze’ Review for the Wii U

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is the latest game from Nintendo for the struggling Wii U console. With sales at dangerously low numbers and 3rd party publishers falling off like rotten bananas, a lot of pressure is on Retro Studio’s next entry in the Donkey Kong series to perform well and move a few Wii… Read more »

Nintendo Pay Cuts Ahead for President, Board and Mario Creator

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The Wii U has been a financial ball and chain leading to Nintendo pay cuts for its top brass. On Wednesday, the President of Nintendo announced that he would take a self inflicted 50% pay cut after a disastrous earnings report for Q4. As The Inquisitr reported earlier, Nintendo slashed their 4th quarter earnings over… Read more »

Xbox One, PS4 Launch Could Be Good For Business, Says Nintendo

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While some folks think the launch of the Xbox One and PS4 could easily bury the Wii U, Nintendo firmly believes the new consoles could be good for business across the board. Company president Satoru Iwata doesn’t seem too worried about Microsoft and Sony’s new machines. In fact, Iwata seems to think the consoles will… Read more »

Goodbye Nintendo Wii, Groundbreaking Console Ends Production

Nintendo Wii Ends Production Run

When the Nintendo Wii was unveiled competitors Microsoft (Xbox) and Sony (Playstation) dismissed the gaming console as nothing but a passing fad. More than 100 million units later and the popular console has ended its production run. Deemed as the “first gaming console for everybody” by Oprah Winfrey, the Wii ended up in retirement homes,… Read more »

Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies: Nintendo Video Game Innovator Mourned

Hiroshi Yamauchi Passes: Former Nintendo President Dies At 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi has passed away at age 85. Yamauchi was the former president of video game company Nintendo. He died after battling pneumonia, the company announced Thursday. Yamauchi lead the Japanese company for over half a decade. He can be credited for transforming Nintendo into a legendary video game and console producer. Yamauchi became the… Read more »