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It breaks his 'greasy heart'
[Update: this has been confirmed by Norman Reedus, who was supposed to appear in the game.] Looks like the pending delisting of P.T. was a bad omen after all. According to a quote procured by photojournalist Matt Hackney... read feature

Smash Bros.

Mewtwo vs. Lucario: A beginner's guide to Smash Bros.


The creator of Catlateral Damage runs down the basics
Apr 22
Educating yourself on how to play Super Smash Bros. isn't always easy. Those who know the most about Smash don't always use words that you can find in a dictionary when discussing the game. If you go to the experts for ... read
Quacky Watch

Duck Hunt turns 31 today and all it got was an Apple Watch clone


Quacky Hunt aims to blast off on Apple's $500 wrist trophy
Apr 21
Duck Hunt was first released on April 21, 1984. That makes it 31 years old today, making it 9 years older than your average debuting porn star, and just 2 years older than McDonald's icon Mac Tonight. I really would hav... read
Sup Holmes

Gods will be watching Sup Holmes today with Jordi de Paco


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 19
Today on Sup Holmes, we're welcoming Jordi de Paco of Deconstruction Team to the program. Jordi is probably most well know for working on Gods Will Be Watching, the unofficial winner of the Most Feel-Bad game of 2014. We'll ... read
Pixel Horror

This horror movie fighting game would be more dream than nightmare


Oh, the sights they could show us
Apr 19
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees are already in Mortal Kombat. The Predator will be joining them soon. It's clear that horror fans like the idea of seeing their favorite death-dealing icons duke it out in a fighting gam... read
Twilight Princess

Guy claims he StreetPassed someone playing Twilight Princess on 3DS


Zelda Symphony concert attendee may have goofed
Apr 19
[Update: More shots of this screen are coming in from other attendees of the concert.] [Update #2: It's fake. While TaDavidID, the guy who generated the image above, has gone on to add video and more images to suppo... read
Sup Holmes

The Matrix Online, internet fury, and being an empathic robot with Eric Ford


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 19
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Eric Ford was working in g... read
Rhythm Heaven

The next Rhythm Heaven has a story mode, woodcutting cat


Time to get tappin'
Apr 19
When word got out that Rhythm Heaven/Tengoku music director Tsunko was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, fans were sent into a state of fear for both the man and the series he co-created. Thankfully, he has reportedly re... read
Calgary Expo

Men's rights activism and 'GamerGate' group removed from Calgary Expo


Sad irony everywhere
Apr 18
The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo is one of Canada's biggest gaming, film, television, gaming, comics and "geek culture" events, drawing celebrities, panelists, and events from all over the world. This year, it wa... read
'It's what you do with the gift of life that makes you who you are'
A new era of Smash Bros. has arrived. Speculation about who's going to be next icon to join the all-star roster can become a daily part of our lives again. Starting today with the original uber-Pokémon Mewtwo, the age ... read feature

New 3DS

What if the New 3DS is Nintendo's last 3D handheld?


3D or not 3D, that is the question
Apr 13
I was there when Nintendo first announced the 3DS. It was back when the company did actual press conferences at E3. As its presentation wrapped up, Nintendo sent droves of models into the audience, each with a 3DS tethered to... read
Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes talks art, community, Wario, and Owlboy with Simon Anderson


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 12
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over folks... read
Save me Mr. Tako

Save me Mr. Tako! gives the damsel trope an octopus twist


Gameboy inspired title puts a mollusk in the lead
Apr 12
Save me Mr. Tako! is a upcoming action platformer for Steam and Wii U from Christophe Galati. The game wears its The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening inspirations on its sleeve, but that doesn't bother me a bit. Other ... read
Sup Holmes

Game journalism, development and Shinra with James Mielke


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 12
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A couple of weeks ago on S... read
Capcom Art

Udon's Capcom Fighting Tribute to feature amazing combination of artists


Bengus, Reyyy, Alex Ahad, and Linzb0t join a massive talent pool
Apr 12
At this point in Udon's history, it's tough for them to top themselves. They've already published so many amazing books, containing work from both official production art from AAA videogame publishers and original work from t... read
Monster Hunter Stories

First look at Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS


A new direction for the Japanese hit series
Apr 11
In an announcement that apparently couldn't wait for E3 or TGS, Capcom unveiled a teaser trailer for Monster Hunter Stories, a new game in their hit Monster Hunter series, set for release on the 3DS in 2016. While I hig... read
King Dedede

King Dedede is your best new virtual pet friend


Poop, sleep, eat, life: This is Dedede
Apr 11
We all thought that Paperbeatsscissors had already conquered the Internet with this Hulk/Hulk designer t-shirt, but it turns out it was just getting warmed up. Now it has gone and made a new Tamagotchi-style virtual pet for y... read
Sup Holmes

Tyler Glaiel is the Doogie Howser of videogames


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 09
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A few weeks ago on Sup Hol... read
Sup Holmes

'Hashtag activism' and other oxymorons with Social Justice Warriors' Eric Ford


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 05
[Update: Show's over folks! Thanks to everyone who tuned in. The rerun should be up soon. Here's a brief interview I did with Eric at PAX East 2015 to tied you over in the meantime.] Happy Easter everyone! Wait, was that off... read
EarthBound

First Ness, now his game? EarthBound 'sold out' on Club Nintendo reward list


Sad-Ness
Apr 05
[Please Give Us Strength art by Zarla] Pre-orders for the GameStop exclusive Ness amiibo went up last week, and it was pretty much a disaster. GameStop.com ended up being taken offline as a result, and in-store orders took up... read
Zak McKracken

Zak McKracken fan film feels alien in all the right ways


'If you've recently been feeling stupid, trust me, you're not the only one'
Apr 05
In my mind, Zak McKracken is the unsung hero of the classic LucasArt point-and-click line up. If the Monkey Island series is analogous to a crowd-pleaser like Back to the Future, then Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders ... read
Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage DX gets a boxed edition for PS Vita


Time to rise from your grave, Player
Apr 05
When Retro City Rampage was earlier in development, its creator Brian Provinciano printed up some promotional materials that looked like Sega Master System and Nintendo Entertainment System boxes. That wasn't just a cute mark... read
'Ah-merr-ica you're gettin' burger hungry'
[Samus and the burger by Evazhou] If you live in the Northeastern United States, you are well aware of the historical snowfall we endured this winter. Everyday existence in Boston this past February was like living inside of... read feature

Chungus

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Miiverse loses screenshot sharing


Please, hold the chungus
Apr 04
[Update: Comment from the game's developer on the situation can be found here.] Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is not just for fans of the Angry Video Game Nerd. I know this from personal experience. I'm completely lukewarm... read
Lovers

Exclusive: Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime lets you Rollo on Orion


A walk through this beautiful co-op strategy shooter
Apr 02
We first heard about Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime back in 2012, the day after Hotline Miami first turned the world on with its neosmile, and well before Microsoft's latest home console was anywhere on the h... read
Don't say Shrek...
Nintendo's April Fools Nintendo Direct was no joke. While there wasn't a whole lot there that would interest people who aren't existing fans of the publisher, there was something for just about everyone who already enjoys Nin... read feature

1001 Spikes

Am I going to be in 1001 Spikes?


Maybe...
Apr 02
[Update: Nicalis also confirmed that the game is definitely coming to Europe.] It's no secret that 1001 Spikes was one of my favorite games of 2014. It's also one of my most anticipated games of 2015. There's been an update i... read
Senran Kagura

Fake VR boob goggles showed me that 'two party politics' are no good for gaming


Maybe it was inevitable
Mar 31
Last week, Steven Hansen did a news story about some fake boob-infused videogame consoles that Marvelous made up to promote the next Senran Kagura game. I did a video about those videos for our YouTube channel, and it w... read
Sherlock Holmes

A lot of people want a game about Black Steampunk Sherlock Holmes


If Lucy Liu can be Watson, why can't Sherlock be brown?
Mar 30
This concept art for a new Sherlock Holmes game isn't new. Former Starr Mazer artist Christina Antoinette threw it together a while ago, but for whatever reason, it's found new life on Twitter over the past few days... read
BitSummit

Japan's premiere indie game festival teams with Indie Megabooth


BitSummit returns this July with big announcements
Mar 30
Just yesterday, James Mielke appeared on Sup Holmes to talk about his work at Shinra Technologies. EGM, 1up, Q Games, Q Entertainment, and (you guessed it), BitSummit, the little Kyoto indie games convention that has altered ... read
Sup Holmes

Milky Holmes is finally a reality with James Mielke


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Mar 29
Today Sup Holmes we welcome James Mielke, formerly of 1UP, EGM, Q Entertainment, Q Games and now of Shinra Technologies. We're going to be talking all about his long and illustrious career. Get to know us!~ read
Playboy

Do you consider Playboy to be a 'legitimate gaming news outlet?'


Is this the future of 'buying it for the articles'?
Mar 25
As I was editing a video recap of Steven's news post about fake VR boob goggles, it struck me how deeply breasts have ingrained themselves into the world of videogames. How many arguments about sexual objectification vs. sex... read






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