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Too legitty to quitty!
With Pokemon X and Y now out for public consumption, you're probably curious as to what the best Pokemon are for your silky pleasures. Fortunately, Jim Sterling is here to drop knowledge bombs in yo' face, and tell which Pokemon are the most legit.  I know lots of things about Pokemon. Let me talk to you about Pokemon. read feature

Doodle Jump

Doodle Jump is heading to 3DS and...DS?


The DS is like the PS2...it refuses to quit
Oct 09
Doodle Jump on smartphones is one of the best time wasters on the platform, but the Kinect version was a huge mess, mostly due to the forced motion controls. So it seems as if they're trying again with Doodle Jump for the 3DS... read

Stan Lee is a playable character in LEGO Marvel Heroes


Because of course he is
Sep 05
You knew Stan Lee was going to make an appearance in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. But did you know he was going to be a complete badass? Stan Lee can Hulk out, swing around like Spider-Man, use a laser blast like Cyclops -- He has ALL the powers. He's basically like Rogue, or I don't know, Amazo from the DC Universe if you want to cross comic streams. read
Level-5 game sales

Layton series has sold over 15 million units


Level-5 also reveals sales of Ni no Kuni, Inazuma Eleven, and the Guild games
Aug 28
Level-5 has kicked the fans in the collective nuts with the complete tonal shift that is Layton 7. That must mean the games are on their last legs and can no longer make bank on Nintendo handhelds alone, right? Not likely if ... read

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes also coming to Xbox One and PS4


The villains finally get shown off
Aug 21
Finally, after all this time, we get to see the villains of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Magneto, Dr. Doom, Venom, Dr. Octopus, Loki, Green Goblin, and even Galactus himself will all be featured in the game. We get to see some ... read
Nintendo vs. flashcarts

Nintendo files suit against Florida flashcart distributor


Not in my house!
Aug 07
Piracy on the DS was kind of a big deal, which is why Nintendo has been taking measures to ensure that the same filth doesn't infect the 3DS ecosystem. The 3D handheld has remained more or less untainted thus far, but the onl... read

This is the ultimate collection of Zelda strategy guides


And it all comes in a treasure chest!
Jul 17
Well look at what just popped up over on Amazon! The Legend of Zelda Box Set is a collection of Prima strategy guides that includes six hardcover books for Ocarina of Time 3D, Spirit Tracks, Phantom Hourglass, The Wind Waker,... read
Renegade Kid and Moon

The rights to the Moon IP revert to Renegade Kid in 2014


If you wanted a Moon 2, it may happen
Jul 02
Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham has some good news for Moon fans -- they will regain the rights to the Moon IP in 2014. Apparently a deal was struck between Renegade Kid and the publisher (Mastiff) in 2009, with a five year agre... read

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is a ton of fun


HULK LEGO SMASH!
Jun 06
I am so jealous of kids growing up this day and age. They have the coolest videogame consoles, the Internet, iPads, and now LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Combining Marvel, one of the hottest movie proprieties right now (and not t... read
Strokes of gray
The combination of puzzle and platforming is one of my favorite hybrid genres of all time. There's something about having to figure out challenges on the fly while testing your twitch capabilities that makes for a unique expe... read feature

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

Galactus is coming for you in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes


Also pre-order bonuses
May 01
The next game to get the LEGO treatment is Marvel, and this new teaser trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes shows off some of the 100 characters you'll be playing with. The teaser also ends with Galactus's giant shadowing ec... read
DS fights on!

Nintendo promises to continue selling the DS


The dual-screen handheld won't back down
Apr 24
In its fiscal year report released earlier today, Nintendo withheld a forecast for DS unit sales through March 31, 2014. Considering that even the Wii received a new yearly target, the logical assumption would be that Nintend... read
Still made a $71.4 million net profit due to depreciation of the yen
Nintendo's fiscal year 2013 report was just released today, and the details are... well... umm... they're certainly something alright. Neither hot nor cold. Just... there. For the year ending on March 31, 2013, Nintendo poste... read feature

Pachter: Nintendo should leave the console business


Analyst in "pisses off Nintendo fans again" SHOCKAH!
Apr 09
In the latest episode of Michael "Frisky Buns" Pachter Says Things About Nintendo And Everybody Gets Angry, the industry analyst was asked if he hated Nintendo. The slick-tongued gentleman said he didn't actively dislike the ... read
A more traditional LEGO experience
Just when you thought they were out of good licenses to adapt for LEGO videogames, they pull one back in. Among others, we've explored the adventures of Indiana Jones, the far away galaxy of Star Wars, and the hallowed halls ... read feature

Cat Girl Without Salad

Cat Girl Without Salad is the new best thing ever


It's a videogame for all whom are living
Mar 31
The announcement of DuckTales Remastered caused a lot of people to freak the hell out, but that wasn't the only trick WayForward had up their sleeves. They've got a new IP coming "exclusively" to Nintendo 3DS, DS, Wii, W... read
Rune Factory

GDC: Rune Factory development resisted by Marvelous, fans


A franchise that almost never happened
Mar 27
Apparently development staff and even Harvest Moon fans didn't see the need to add combat to the farming formula. Marvelous AQ Executive Officer/CCO Yoshifumi Hashimoto shared at a panel this morning that he didn't have many ... read
DS and 3DS are BS?

FEZ creator thinks DS and 3DS are bullsh*t


Indie dev Twitter rage! Fun, fun, fun!
Mar 23
Indie game developers are certainly an outspoken lot, aren't they? Phil Fish, creator of the dimension-flipping XBLA platformer FEZ, finally decided to hop on the Monster Hunter train starting with Ultimate for 3DS. He thinks... read
Pokemon event

More details on upcoming event Pokémon Meloetta


A better look ahead of next week's distribution event
Feb 25
Beginning March 4 in North America, there will be a limited-time Pokémon distribution event for Meloetta at GameStop. After that date, you'll have three weeks to make a trip over to secure this Normal- and Psychic-typ... read
Pach-Man

Pachter talks more about Nintendo's Wii U 'mistake'


Clarifies the company's not in danger, but its glory days may be over
Feb 19
Following yesterday's angry protests from Nintendo fans, industry analyst Michael "Fishy Sunday" Pachter took to NeoGAF to clarify his statements.There was uproar when Pachter said the Wii U was a mistake Nintendo may never r... read
Portal on DS

Do want! Homebrew Portal gameplay on the DS


What's not to like?
Feb 11
There are many things that make me proud to be a gamer, and one of them is the homebrew/fangame community. To me, there's almost nothing better than a group of passionate fans getting together and creating something ... read
Pokémon

Pokémon Black and White 2 getting hilarious event Pokémon


Splash!
Feb 09
Every once in a while Nintendo emerges from its ivory tower to participate in special charity events where it provides free Pokémon for the unwashed washes to enjoy. Sometimes they're cool, other times you ge... read
It's Always Sunny at Nintendo
Earlier this week, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto claimed his company had failed to "communicate the value" of the Wii U to consumers, a turn of phrase that struck me as quite amusing. As a fan of It's Always Sunny in Phila... read feature

Pokemon event

Here's how to get Meloetta in Pokemon Black and White


North American distribution event next month
Feb 04
March? I don't even want to start thinking about March yet. That said, it's nice to get the heads-up on the planned distribution event for the Mythical Pokémon Meloetta in North America. You'll want to take a trip... read
3DS Pokedex Decal

Here's how to turn your 3DS into a Pokedex


All you need is $15 and master sticker placing skills
Feb 02
Who out there is unlike me and doesn't still have their original Pokedex from back in the day? Well, if you have a 3DS and/or 3DS XL you can turn that boring device into a freaking Pokedex! Etsy shop GameThemedThings&nbs... read
From wrestlers to panda-suit-wearing sociopaths
When assessing a publisher's impact on the industry, we tend to focus on the highs rather than consistency. THQ was anything but consistent, putting out Nintendo DS shovelware, rushed licensed games, and taking part in one of... read feature

Nintendo sales

Nintendo is profitable again, cuts Wii U / 3DS targets


Wii U projection down to 4.0 million from 5.5 million
Jan 30
It's good news, bad news time. Good news: After suffering a rough year of losses thanks to the 3DS' sluggish start, Nintendo was able to become profitable again through the first nine months of the 2012 / 2013 fiscal period. ... read
Fire Emblem

Character progression in Fire Emblem: Awakening explained


Everything you need to know, and more
Jan 29
Fire Emblem: Awakening is almost here, guys. Just one more week; you can make it. To get you ready and up to speed, Nintendo has produced a new video that completely explains the character progression system in the latest in... read
Nintendo Network offline

Nintendo Network is going down for maintenance


Here's what will be affected and when
Jan 28
Beyond Nintendo's regular maintenance of its online services, the company will be going through a brief period of emergency maintenance for the Nintendo Network this week. If you experience any odd behavior over the next two ... read
And here's how to do it
Tomorrow, January 22, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch finally arrives on US shelves. The PlayStation 3 role-playing game is a collaboration between developer Level-5, and animation house Studio Ghibli -- two companies th... read feature

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes announced for this fall


100+ characters from the Marvel universe
Jan 08
Mixing LEGOs, videogames, and comics together has always seemed like a good idea -- certainly something I would have loved to see as a kid. TT Games is pressing on with yet another title, and this time it's LEGO Marvel Super ... read

Warner Bros. announces three LEGO Legends of Chima games


All of them are releasing this year
Jan 02
If you had told me that Legends of Chima was already a successful LEGO property, I would have believed you. But it's not! Not yet, anyway. Described as a "fantasy adventure set in land inhabited by different magical animal tr... read






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