Waking up to all of this morning's Nintendo announcements was like its own mini-E3; the scroll wheel on my mouse simply couldn't move fast enough. One of the bigger news items to come from Nintendo Direct was the announcement of a new 3D Mario action game for Wii U from the team behind Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2 as well as Super Mario 3D Land. In other words, the folks we want to be working on more Mario.
Additionally, Nintendo has another Mario Kart in the works, which is similarly unsurprising to hear, but entirely welcome all the same. While both of these games weren't shown off during the event, they will be playable at E3 2013 in June. What a show this is shaping up to be.
Square Enix will be adding to the huge list of live streaming events timed for E3. Their Square Enix Presents presentation will show the world their E3 line-up during the show, running from June 11-13, straight from the show ...more
Here's a quick update on that E3-timed Nintendo Direct we told you about recently. We know it will focus on future Wii U games, and will be streamed live here. And we now have a time: June 11 at 7 a.m. PT. That's pretty damned early.more
Okay, take Dead Island's entire concept, subtract the role-playing mechanics, throw in freerunning features akin to Mirror's Edge, and set it all in an open world that features a day-and-night cycle where things become way ha...more