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First ‘Mario Kart 8’ DLC Includes Link Master Cycle

Link Master Cycle Mario Kart 8 DLC

Nintendo gave more details on the first Mario Kart 8 DLC on Twitter today including Link’s Master Cycle. The Master Cycle is part of the first DLC pack for #MK8 and has plenty of horse power. pic.twitter.com/FbrW7r977R — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) October 15, 2014 Nintendo has planned to release two DLC packs for Mario… Read more »

New ‘Harvest Moon’ Game Gets Release Date

New Harvest Moon title screen

The popular farm and life simulation franchise Harvest Moon is getting a new addition to the series. Gamers can expect Harvest Moon 3D: The Lost Valley to release on the Nintendo 3DS on November 4. It will cost $30. Unfortunately, the late 2014 Harvest Moon release date only applies to North America. Europe will be… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of October 12, 2014

New Video Game Releases Week of October 12

The new video game releases for the week of October 12, 2014 will continue to thin your wallet, as the final months of the year continue their deluge of big releases. Headlining the new video games for this week is a new port of Minecraft, the latest survival horror game from Resident Evil creator Shinji… Read more »

New Smash Bros. Game Finally Released — Is It As Good As The Others?

Smash Bros. 3DS Cover art

The highly anticipated new addition to the Super Smash Bros. series has finally been released for Nintendo 3DS. Six years have passed since the last Smash Bros. game, Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii. This Smash Bros. game marks the first time that the hit fighting franchise has migrated to handheld gaming platforms. How… Read more »

‘Super Smash Bros.’ for 3DS Bug Causes Giant Characters

Super Smash Bros 3DS Giant Bug

A Super Smash Bros for 3DS bug is making the rounds on YouTube today, adding to what is already good sized list of bugs for the debut of Super Smash Bros. on the handheld Nintendo 3DS. Most bugs are fairly innocuous, and unless they affect game play, most people find them fodder for internet memes… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of September 28, 2014

New Video Game Releases For The Week of September 28

One thing is certain, and that’s the fact that Sony continues to dominate the quantity of content for the new video game releases for the week of September 28. The PlayStation platform holder has been holding a steady stream of content week after week while the Xbox platform is slowly catching up as we move… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of September 14, 2014

New Video Game Releases Week Of September 14

The amount of new video game releases for the week of September 14, 2014 is surprisingly robust considering the giant sphere of Destiny is still looming over the gaming world. While none of these games are first person shooters or MMO’s, they are still brave to come out from under The Traveler’s shadow. In the… Read more »

PlayStation Plus Vs Games With Gold For September 2014

games with gold vs playstation plus September

Sony and Microsoft have dropped their lists, and we can now compare Playstation Plus Vs Games With Gold for September 2014. We take a look at what the two console makers are offering gamers for the month as part of their premium subscriptions. Microsoft starts off the Games With Gold list with only three new… Read more »

‘New 3DS’ And ‘New 3DS XL’ Show That Nintendo Is Listening

Nintendo announces the New 3DS and New 3DS XL.

Nintendo wants gamers to know that they’ve been listening. During yesterday’s Direct stream for Japan, Nintendo announced the New 3DS and New 3DS XL. Including the term ‘new’ in the actual name of the consoles is a gutsy move and gives the company a lot to live up to. So far, the news doesn’t seem… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of August 17, 2014

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of August 17

The new video game releases for the week of August 17, 2014 are the harbingers for the forthcoming fall deluge of games. Similar to last week, the PlayStation platform is seeing another batch of indie games make their way to the consoles and handhelds. However, this week will see some new games come to the… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of August 3, 2014

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of August 3

Sony dominates another week of new video game releases for the week of August 3, 2014. With the Xbox 360 receiving two new titles this week and the Xbox One getting nothing until later in August with Metro Redux, Sony is releasing a bevy of indie titles as well as a rather interesting game featuring… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of July 27, 2014

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of July 27

Someone missed the memo about the summer drought with the new video game releases for the week of July 27, 2014. There are a good amount of games dropping this week and while many of them are ports, collections, or remasters, there are some titles that you should give some serious thought to picking up…. Read more »

Google Buys Streaming Site Twitch for $1 Billion

google buys twitch

It was rumored back in March that Twitch, the popular game streaming website, would be bought out by YouTube, but it looks like the deal finally went public on Friday. Venture Beat reports that Google officially bought Twitch for a cool $1 billion. While neither Twitch nor Google have commented — specifics about this merger… Read more »

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?

Zelda Wii U

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

new video game releases week of june 1

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

Super Smash Bros.

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 »