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5:00 PM on 08.08.2013

Iwata: Nintendo going third party is bad in the long term

Nintendo should go third party, they say. "Nintendo should have their IP on every platform," they say. No matter how many times CEO Satoru Iwata or anybody in Nintendo management have repeated themselves, there's always some ...

Tony Ponce


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10:30 AM on 02.25.2013

BioWare artist: Next-gen graphics not an obvious leap

One thing many gamers noticed -- and I particularly did -- was that the PlayStation 4 looked to be taking a step toward better game visuals, rather than the jump experienced in prior generations. BioWare artist Neil Thompson ...

Jim Sterling

9:00 PM on 02.23.2013

Watch Dogs has a viral webpage, obviously

If you were paying close attention to the latest Watch Dogs trailer, you might have noticed a web address for the game world's Central Operating Network (ctOS). Visiting http://chicago-ctos.com/ takes you to a black page with...

Tony Ponce

8:00 AM on 09.24.2012

Nintendo will region-lock the Wii U ... obviously

Nintendo has surprised absolutely nobody by confirming that the Wii U will be region-locked, meaning European, American, and Japanese games will only work on systems made specifically for the corresponding country. Importers ...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 06.25.2012

Pokemon Black & White 2 net over 1 million JP pre-orders

Remember when your parents told you Pokemon was just a fad? Oh how wrong they were. Sixteen years later, and Pokemon Black & White 2 is still selling like hotcakes. A recent report suggests that there were 1.16 million pr...

Chris Carter

1:15 PM on 01.23.2012

PSVita Uncharted and Resistance to get multiplayer

During my time with the Vita last week (more on that later), I managed to dig up some interesting little nuggets regarding Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Resistance: Burning Skies. Now, these may seem like no brainers, but ...

Maxwell Roahrig

7:30 PM on 01.20.2012

Gah! It was so obvious! Why didn't I think of that?

Reddit user aheadofhistime showed off his new custom vanity plate. It's so simple that it's beyond brilliant. My new custom plate :) [Reddit]

Tony Ponce

7:00 AM on 09.25.2011

Mind blown! You can play games in 2D on a 3DS!

Nintendo of Europe has posted a banner ad on their home page for the upcoming Metallic Red 3DS model. In addition to sporting a fiery finish, this latest 3DS also comes packed with some incredible new features. Not only can y...

Tony Ponce

3:00 PM on 07.15.2011

Shocking: Desmond's tale to continue after AC:Revelations

In a twist that is a unsurprising as James Bond not dying at the end of a movie, Assassin's Creed: Revelations' lead writer Darby McDevitt ("It's DeWitt!") has told CVG that the upcoming game "won't answer everything because ...

Maurice Tan

10:30 AM on 07.15.2011

Captain Obvious: DS outsold 3DS

The 3DS is having a hard time living up to the success of its predecessor, the Nintendo DS. If you need evidence of that, then look no further than last month's North American sales numbers. According to those, the DS is...

Jim Sterling

2:40 PM on 02.17.2011

Chris Evans to voice, look like Captain America in game

Sega has announced today that Chris Evans, the star of the upcoming Captain America film, will voice and lend his likeness to the character in the upcoming game. That is, of course, if you hadn't already made this assumption ...

Nick Chester





1:00 PM on 01.28.2011

Captain Obvious: New Pokemon games coming to 3DS, Wii

As sure as the air you're breathing, there are new Pokémon games in the works for Nintendo consoles right now. You know this, right? Not convinced? "We are also developing Pokémon related products on the Wii and...

Nick Chester

12:00 PM on 01.14.2011

Obvious: Coulton pens song for Portal 2

Well isn't this a triumph for Jonathan Coulton -- the singer/songerwriter will have a song that will appear in Valve's Portal 2. Shocking, I know, considering his track "Still Alive" -- which played during Portal's closing cr...

Nick Chester

11:20 AM on 01.04.2011

Kid Icarus dev suggests steady hands for 3DS enjoyment

This seems like a bit of a Captain Obvious post, but everybody's treating Masahiro Sakurai's comments like a big deal, so you might want to know. Basically, the Kid Icarus Uprising director has stated that you'll want a ...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 12.14.2010

SEGA has three major Sonic announcements in 2011

A SEGA marketing ape has loosened his jaw in the latest Game Informer to reveal that "two of three" big Sonic the Hedgehog announcements are coming in the early portions of 2011. SEGA with some Sonic news ... what a unique co...

Jim Sterling

9:00 PM on 11.25.2010

Analyst believes GTA V "likely" in 2012

"Janco Partners" analyst Mike Hickey gave some predictions for Take-Two today. Why? Because he believes the publisher will make enough money to remain profitable even if a new GTA doesn't come out during the next fiscal year ...

Maurice Tan