Review: Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire


There’s No Place Like Hoenn. Release Date: November 21, 2014 Genre: RPG Platform: 3DS Developer: GameFreak Publisher: Nintendo ESRB E MSRP: $39.99 We now live in a world where Pokemon is a series that receives a new installment each year. Since 2009’s Pokemon Platinum, a new title in the core RPG series has hit shelves […]

Opinion: Nostalgia should not sell ‘next-gen’ consoles

Nintendo Super Smash Bros at Best Buy

If you somehow missed the news, thousands of fans’ prayers were recently answered when Nintendo confirmed Majora’s Mask will be available on the 3DS in the spring of 2015. Players have been desperately clamoring to revisit Termina for years and the internet exploded in jubilee when the game’s release was confirmed. Just a few months […]

Review: Bayonetta 2


Pure as Platinum.   Release Date: October 24, 2014 Genre: Action, Hack-n-Slash Platform: Wii U Developer: Platinum Games Publisher: Nintendo ESRB Mature MSRP: $59.99 There are some occasions in gaming where everything goes better than anyone could have expected. Moments like these are few and far between, especially with the rate that notable high quality […]

Hyrule Warriors Character Guide


The one to Hyrule them all Now that Hyrule Warriors is out worldwide, you are probably eager to get hacking and slashing at endless mobs of monsters. True to Dynasty Warriors fashion, the games boasts an impressive list of playable characters. There are 13 Zelda characters to choose from, including iconic characters as well as […]

Review: Hyrule Warriors


The Legend Lives On. Release Date: September 26, 2014 Genre: Action, Hack-and-Slash Platform: Wii U Developer: Tecmo Koei Games Publisher: Nintendo ESRB T for Teen MSRP: $59.99 I recently wrote about why I think Hyrule Warriors could be one of Nintendo’s biggest gambles and most exciting games in recent memory. Now that I have put […]

Review: Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright


No Objections Here Release Date: August 29, 2014 Genre: Puzzle Platform: Nintendo 3DS Developer: Level 5 Publisher: Capcom ESRB T for Teen MSRP: $29.99 When two of Nintendo’s most popular niche series combine, the result is an utterly charming and fully fleshed out puzzle game. Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright features some stellar characters, thrilling […]

Super Smash Bros. Unveils a Multitude of New Characters


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3D already features a hefty roster of fighters. Today, a whole new batch of characters were introduced to the fray. While the familiar Captain Falcon was shown off, we’re also getting the Player Character, Robin, both male and female, from Fire Emblem: Awakening as well as their daughter, […]

Pac-Man Playable in New ‘Super Smash Bros.’


At a developer roundtable at E3 2014, Nintendo announced Pac-Man will be joining the cast of Super Smash Bros. as a playable character. With a host of Nintendo greats as well as Sonic, Mega Man, and now, Namco Bandai character Pac-Man joining the all-star cast, players can now take part in a 4 way battle […]

New ‘Bayonetta 2′ trailer revealed, original ‘Bayonetta’ to come with sequel


At Nintendo’s 2014 E3 digital event Platinum Games showed off a new Bayonetta 2 gameplay trailer, and announced that the original Bayonetta will be included with every copy of Bayonetta 2 when it launches in October 2014. The trailer showcased new weapons including a bow, a pair of katanas, and a rifle-inspired scythe. It also provided a brief look […]

Nintendo announces new ink-based shooter Splatoon


Nintendo threw its hat into the shooter arena, introducing the new online ink-shooting, territory-grabbing shooter Splatoon at their 2014 E3 digital event. Splatoon takes up to 8 players in a 4 vs 4 arena battle, challenging players to mark the most territory on the map with their team’s colors, using a series of different painting […]

First details revealed on new ‘Zelda’


During Nintendo’s E3 Digital Event, lead series producer Eji Anouma came on to talk in-depth for the first time about the new Legend of Zelda. No title or release date was given, aside from 2015, but Anouma discussed how the game’s development is progressing. He described the game to be moving forward from ideas introduced […]

Nintendo spins another yarn with ‘Yoshi’s Woolly World’


Nintendo unveiled the spiritual successor to the critically acclaimed 2010 release Kirby’s Epic Yarn Tuesday in Yoshi’s Woolly World for the WiiU. In gameplay shown during their Nintendo Direct E3 presentation, the platforming adventure game appears to go back to the visual roots of Epic Yarn with a stylized art presentation that takes on the […]

‘Mario Maker’ building levels on Wii U


The dream of building custom Mario levels will be realized with ‘Mario Maker’ for the Wii U, revealed during the Nintendo Direct E3 presentation on Tuesday. The trailer showed an intuitive grid-based system for creating Mario levels. Using a stylus, players can drag and drop new pieces into their created worlds to design levels with […]

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