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

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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 […]

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 […]

‘Hyrule Warriors’ hits on September 26


At the Nintendo Digital Event today Eji Anouma revealed that Hyrule Warriors, the Dynasty Warriors and Legend of Zelda crossover game, will be coming to North America on September 26. The game is exclusive to Wii U and will feature several Zelda bosses and playable characters. Added to the known playable roster of Link and […]

‘Super Smash Bros.’ puts Miis into the brawl, delays 3DS version to October


Nintendo has revealed information on three flavors of playable Mii characters, as well as new 3DS game modes for Super Smash Bros. at Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct E3 event. The newest iteration of the beloved Nintendo multiplayer brawler will allow players to drop their Mii into the game as either a brawler, swordfighter, or gunner; each with […]

Nintendo unveils ‘Amiibo’ figures for Wii U

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At today’s E3 Digital Event, Reggie Fils-Aime talked in depth about Nintendo’s long rumored figure system, called “Amiibo.” During the Super Smash Bros. talk, the new figures were detailed.  During a gameplay demonstration, Saturo Iwata used a Mario figure to add the new fighter in game. The figures called “Amiibos” will track progress across games and be […]

Ubisoft lets the entire room get “Happy” with ‘Just Dance 2015′


Ubisoft has announced its next entry in the Just Dance franchise, Just Dance 2015, to be released this fall. Along with a new set list, the game promises to bring the fun of dancing to everyone that owns a smart phone, potentially removing the limit on available players in a game at any given time. […]

Nintendo details E3 ‘Smash’ tourney; Gamecube adapter announced for Wii U


Recently, Nintendo detailed their plans for E3 2014. These plans included a first-ever Super Smash Bros. tournament featuring the new installment in the ultra popular fighting series. A new video from Nintendo shows off the hand-picked fan-submissions to play in the Smash Invitational. The tournament will be streamed live during the E3 conference via Twitch […]

‘Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham’ revealed


Today Warner Bros. Interactive, TT Games, and the Lego Group announced the next installment in the popular Lego Batman franchise. Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham aims to be the ultimate superhero game for all ages this year. Over 150 heroes and villains from the Justice League will be playable in the game. The story involves […]

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