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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

Be a McDonald's Store Manager in Dragon Quest VII game


Or a crew member
Dec 28
You'd expect to play as a wizard or warrior in a Dragon Quest game, but in this McD DS downloadable promotional game in Japan, you can also play as a McDonald's crew member or store manager. DS title Dragon Quest VII: McDonal... read
Adventure Time

Listen to the Adventure Time 3DS OST now on SoundCloud


Greatest. Soundtrack. Ever.
Dec 20
Guys, Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! (also known as the greatest thing to ever happen to me) has an amazing soundtrack. I don't even know how to begin to describe it to you guys. Which is good, ... read

The 3DS game card case is back up in Club Nintendo


This is weirdly the greatest thing to happen to me all day
Dec 19
All the coolest stuff goes way too fast in the Club Nintendo shop. Once it's gone, it's gone for good. That is until the rare occasion that Nintendo realizes just how popular an item was, and brings it back for a limited time... read

SEGA to sue Level-5 for patent infringement


Another day, another lawsuit
Dec 12
SEGA is taking Level-5 to court over its Inazuma Eleven soccer games, claiming they infringe on a patent the larger publisher holds.  The bone of contention is the ability to move characters via a finger or pen on a... read

Wii U sells 400,000 units


Reggie claims system is selling out too quickly
Nov 26
Nintendo of America's minestrone president, Reggie Fils-Aime, has taken to CNET to proclaim the Wii U a sellout and reveal the sale of 400,000 units since launch last Sunday. For comparison, the Wii was also able to get anoth... read

Sup Holmes gets rad with WayForward's Sean Velasco


Fight for right, the might of the dragon!
Nov 25
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe ... read

What WayForward took from Studio Ghibli and slasher films


Nausicaä and Jason Voorhees' made babies together
Nov 24
Last week on Sup, Holmes (available now on iTunes) we were graced with the presence of Adam Tierney, director of such games as Silent Hill: Book of Memories, Aliens: Infestation, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and Centipede... read

Adventure Time: HIKWYSOG!?'s Secret Self Portrait Screen


Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start
Nov 24
It's feels a little wrong write this post. Publicizing the existence of this "secret screen" obliterates any semblance of secrecy that it once had. I blame Pendleton Ward for this. Some secrets are just too gr... read
I don't love it when you get small, Jake
Adventure Time is currently my favorite show on television. It offers the same kind of nonchalant surrealism, iconic but expressive characters, and the simple delivery of complex themes that got me interested in videogames in... read feature

Battle against Pokemon World Champions' finalists


Are your Pokemon ready?
Nov 19
Before the launch of Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 it was revealed that select winners from this year's Pokémon Video Game World Championships (which ended back in August) would have their characters ... read

Here is how Adventure Time: HIKWYSOG? was made


Now in podcast form!
Nov 14
Last week on Sup Holmes, we were lucky to talk to WayForward's James Montagna, the director of Adventure Time: Hey Ice King Why'd You Steal Our Garbage? for the DS and 3DS (podcast available here). James was kind enough... read

Sup Holmes gets BMO'ed with WayForward's James Montagna


Adventure Time dev gets totally math
Nov 11
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe ... read
ThunderCats, HO-rrible!
The ThunderCats reboot was, by most accounts, a tragedy. Unlike most of the property rehashes that account for a worrying amount of modern entertainment, the new ThunderCats series was actually pretty well regarded and, from ... read feature

LEGO The Lord of the Rings for handhelds now available


Other versions are two weeks out
Oct 30
LEGO The Lord of the Rings released today for DS, 3DS, and PlayStation Vita (pictured above). While TT Games has done well for itself on handheld systems, the studio's LEGO titles have always seemed best played on consoles to... read

Adventure Time 3DS goes gold, launching November 20th


Oh my glob!
Oct 26
Guys, we finally have a release date for Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! I mean, November 20th has been the day that I saw floating around for quite a while now, but it's the official date now as... read

Compete with real-world Pokémon champs in Black & White 2


Pokémon World Tournament distribution details
Oct 15
When I first heard that we would be able to compete against finalists from the Pokémon World Championships in Black and White 2, I thought that sounded really neat. Both for us as players, and for the folks who get to ... read

This ThunderCats DS trailer is ultimately pointless


A game on a lame duck system for a show that's effectively been cancelled
Oct 13
[Update: Not game-related, but it looks like DC Nation is now being postponed to January for no reason whatsoever. What a crock of sh*t.] I was digging the 2011 reboot of ThunderCats, and I was under the impression that othe... read

Pokémon is practically a cultural institution. Every true child of the '90s knows every word to the theme song, lost a lot of their parents' money on the trading card game, and spent many dozens of hours testing playgr... read feature

Carter's Quest
[Read on for a description of every Resident Evil game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.] Why Resident Evil? This year, Capcom is pushing out three entirely new Resident Evil games -- it's also t... read feature

Aksys reprints 999 with all-new box art


Sep 29
I hope you guys managed to pre-order Virtue's Last Reward on time to get that sweet watch, because that sh*t sold out fast. I had heard that Aksys offered a second batch of watches this week, but by the time I scoped out Amaz... read

Nintendo Download: Denpa Edition


Sep 27
The absolute highlight of this week is The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave (eShop, $9.99). In a move no one expected, a demo was released last week, and this wacky AR Japanese eShop game is now available in North America.&n... read
100% Kingdom Hearts

100% Series Retrospective: Kingdom Hearts


Carter's Quest
Sep 26
[Read on for a description of every Kingdom Hearts game ever released in the US, and my completion of all of them in 2012.] So I kind of realized that I was powering through both the Resident Evil and Tony Hawk... read

Despite being one of the biggest influences on Japanese game development, we are only now getting a videogame out of Studio Ghibli. I am grateful that Ghibli chose to partner with Level-5, but I am also curious as to why a... read feature

TGS: Ace Attorney 5 trailer is ... OBJECTION!


Sep 19
Okay, that headline made no sense, but an interrupting "OBJECTION!" joke has to appear somewhere in a post about Ace Attorney, right? This hot trailer from the new 3DS Ace Attorney game just came out of TGS, and, boy, does i... read

TGS: New trailer for Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney


Sep 19
Direct from TGS 2012 comes this new trailer for upcoming 3DS game Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney! And it has actual gameplay! When I first heard Capcom and Level 5 were teaming up to make this game, I thought I was dreami... read

Capcom thinks Ace Attorney fan game box art is for real


Sep 11
"That's Our Capcom! Coming soon to ABC Family!" Capcom is notorious for its printing errors and spelling gaffes. If it's not using watermarked images for its slip covers, it's failing to run a simple spell check on in-game di... read

Early Pokemon Black Ver. 2 buyers get Pokemeon Genesect


Sep 10
Pokemon Black and White Version 2 drop on October 7. You should buy it immediately to get in on the distribution of a mythical Pokemon named Genesect. Nintendo says that those that purchase early (before November 12) will hav... read

Diamond Trust of London is now available for purchase


Cartridges of niche trading game manufactured following successful Kickstarter
Sep 05
Four months ago, indie developer Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep is Death) ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the manufacturing of Nintendo DS cartridges for his new game, Diamond Trust of London. Now, the carts have ... read

As great as the Professor Layton games are (they are really great!), the last four released on the Nintendo DS have been very similar. While the art direction, puzzle-solving gameplay, and surprisingly emotional stories have ... read feature







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