Disney Infinity will see new toys and Power Discs released this month. In fact, a couple are out today as you can get the Wreck-It Ralph figure from Walmart, and the Rapunzel toy from Best Buy. Vanellope will be out on Novem... more
Okay first of all the creature in the header here looks like something from a nightmare. Just, so creepy.
Well whatever it is, it's one of four new Skylanders playable in SWAP Force. Two of them are also just normal Skylander... more
Toys I could handle. But Power Discs? Oh, we're delving into dangerous territory now. Disney Interactive has lifted the lid on the first wave of Disney Infinity's Power Discs, which give characters new powers (Circular discs... more
Activision’s Skylanders franchise has always smelled of a money grab to me. Copperish, like the smell of old pennies scrounged up by hard-working parents so little Linda Anne can have all the newest and coolest Skylande... more
Not content to just release Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows this year, Activision has also announced the annoyingly named Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, based on the new, supposedly surprisingly good Nickelod... more
If you are a Wii U owner and possess a copy of New Super Mario Bros. U, you've probably downloaded New Super Luigi U from the eShop already. That, or you are waiting on the limited edition retail release in the coming months... more
Prior to the E3 festivities, Disney demonstrated the upcoming cash grab Disney Infinity to a room teeming with journalists. The focus of the event was on two of the in-game worlds plus the oft-touted Toy Box mode.
The first w... more
[Update: Telltale is mistakenly credited for the LEGO games in the source report, but it should be Traveller's Tales.]
French game studio Ubisoft released its fiscal year 2013 earnings earlier today, trumpeting its tidy profi... more
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... more
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... more
Even as a fan of the original cartoon as a child, I just couldn't get into the new Smurfs film, even on a base level. But WayForward maybe change that, at least in the videogame realm, with a The Smurfs 2 game based on the u... more
Parents can be really awesome when it comes to cake. I remember for a birthday long ago, my mom made me a prehistoric landscape cake populated by dinosaurs, rough terrain, boulders, trees, and an erupting volcano. I thought ... more
Retro City Rampage for WiiWare missed its January release window, but creator Brian Provinciano has set his foot down and stated that the game will finally arrive next week on February 28. RCR's entire development history has... more
The Mega Man Network has shared some Mega Man 10 robot master concept art from the R20+5 blowout book, and man is it interesting.
Most of these, I think, look better than the final designs. Some of them in particular are much... more
Although you might have seen it already, here's a great picture of 2013's biggest releases, divided by their console/PC debuts, from internet user KingNL. This picture just encompasses releases on consoles and PC -- no portab... more
The leaked details surrounding Disney Infinity have more or less panned out as originally reported. First releasing this June for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS, Infinity can be summed up as an extensi... more
Good Sir Warren (and the fine folks at Disney Interactive) have unveiled a few new levels for both Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, and Castle of Illusion's successor, Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion. As ex... more
Here's a nice look at all eight of the new Giants characters in Skylanders Giants. This may be old news to hardcore fans frantically looking for any bits of news on toys, but for everyone else you can see just how cool they ... more
If you have been dying to play a new HD Call of Duty game on a Nintendo system, your dream has finally come true! Black Ops II is officially coming to the Wii U.
Black Ops II will feature second-screen gameplay, where player ... more
Back at E3 2012, our own Samit Sarkar reported an interesting tidbit of news: Nintendo was "working" on the ability to transfer old Wii digital software over to the Wii U.Well, as of today, we finally have an answer. Accordin... more
"Fearmaster controller? What the hell is that?" I found out, and promptly had to write a post about it. The Top Shot Fearmaster is a gun peripheral for Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013, otherwise known as the series with some of... more
Developer Toys for Bob showed off a few new characters for Skylanders Giants during gamescom this week. Amongst them was Swarm, a bee-like monster that's also one of the new oversized Giant characters. Look, bees and hornets ... more
Having moved more than 13 million units worldwide Majesco is looking to tighten its stranglehold on the world of cooking-themed mini-game compilations with a trio of Cooking Mama bundles. Mama's Combo Pack Volu... more
Ah, a new year, a new WWE legend being featured on the cover of the next installment of THQ's wrestling games. All is well in the universe. Now, I don't claim to know anything at all about wrestling, but I'm assuming this ye... more
I suppose we could all use a little more Transformers in our lives. Today's daily dose of robot brawling action comes in the form of the game based on the new CG television show Transformers Prime. Activision sent along a goo... more
Mighty Switch Force is an awesome game. The free update on May 24 made it even more awesome. And now its poised to become even more awesome-o than that!
According to Nintendo Power, WayForward is planning an HD port of Mighty... more
Is putting the American flag on the ground wrong? I hope not, because I just put it on my dog. Disrespectful? Wait, look closer.
We can't get too wrapped up in flag law and technicalities as Ubisoft did a number on this parti... more
One of the coolest releases for the GameCube was not a game at all but rather the Game Boy Player attachment. Sure, the SNES had the Super Game Boy, but SNES never suffered from the major software droughts that the GC did. Be... more
So, I'm not liking what I've seen of The Amazing Spider-Man film. On the other hand, the game appears to be coming along perfectly. With a combat system inspired by the Rocksteady Batman games, an open-world setup similar to ... more
Well, would you look at that. During Nintendo's Wii U developer roundtable this evening, we got a quick glimpse at a new mini-game for Nintendo Land, and it's none other than F-Zero.
Granted, this probably isn't the new F-Zer... more
Trine 2: Director's Cut was one of the games shown in a montage of third-party software during this morning's Nintendo press briefing. Finnish studio Frozenbyte is building a definitive console version of its well-received c... more
Nintendo spent the bulk of its E3 2012 press briefing on the Wii U, focusing on a glossy black version of the hardware in addition to the white console and GamePad that were unveiled a year ago. We still don't have more preci... more
That music. Those adorable sound effects. Motherf***ing Rock Pikmin! Oh my goodness, Pikmin 3 is a real thing and, one day, I'll get to play it. Many of you probably know Chad as our resident series fanboy, but I'm right the... more
Trying to communicate the concept of Wii U, and what can really be done with the tech, is not an easy task. As with Wii Sports and the original Wii before it, Nintendo is hoping to demonstrate the potential of the gamepad/tab... more
Holly Green and I took a step outside the convention center today and spotted a bunch of crates for Nintendo's booth. We knew we had to share with you the contents of these crates, so we ducked security to snap some photos. A... more
Oh my glob. I need this game in my life. Rayman Origins was the best surprise of last year and Rayman Legends is only looking better, both in terms of gameplay and visuals. So vibrant, so whimsical, so damn pretty.
Also shown... more
If you're even slightly interested in The Last Story you might want to strike while the iron is hot. While XSEED Games is localizing Final Fantasy creator and Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi's cult Wii role-player ... more
Maybe you saw our preview this morning of upcoming fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us and wondered why we stuck you with placeholder images. Don't put that on me, man! The publisher took their sweet-ass time getting them ... more
Today is May 31... HEY! Wasn't Retro City Rampage supposed to come out this month? Briiiiiiaaaaaan! You've got some 'splainin' to doooooooooooo!
In all seriousness, the game is finished and running through a final bug check.... more
THQ has announced WWE '13, and with that came some backstory about how CM Punk has changed wrestling like how Stone Cold Steve Austin changed things 15 years ago. There's more to it then that, but, yeah. Wrestling!
So what's... more
Is this real news? Like, really real news? Probably not, but I know quite a few people were hoping that Nintendo would fix the name for its latest home console. For those people, I'm sorry to tell you that, when the Nintendo... more
Batman's back (in LEGO form) and he brought his friends along for sequel in LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. Not just Robin, though. Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Aquaman are among the blocky heroes, and The Joker and ... more
E3 is just a few weeks away. Everything that is going to be at the show already exists somewhere, right at this very moment. It's just a matter of time before wee see it all.
It looks like one surprise of the show may h... more
You were going to get The Last Story anyway, weren't you? You don't need a new batch of screenshots to make up your mind. After waiting all this time Mistwalker's game is finally coming to North America some time th... more
With summer almost here, I'm sure die-hard football fans are already packing their coolers and mixing their magical sauces in preparation of pre-season football... which starts in late August. But before any real pigskins fly... more
EA Sports put the Madden cover to a vote once again this year, and as of last week, the fans had whittled down a bracket of 64 NFL players to just two: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam "Ace Boogie" Newton (the No. 1 seed) an... more
GamesRadar has uploaded a nearly five-minute walkthrough of the upcoming Epic Mickey 2, demonstrating the 360 build and the new drop-in, drop-out co-op. GR has confirmed suspicions that the Wii version is the lead platform. ... more
This is actually happening. Hollywood has somehow managed to take what originally started as a pencil and paper guessing game that predates World War I and made Battleship into a summer blockbuster that has absolutely nothin... more
Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano promised a development update for February 20, so here it is. Is he not a man of his word?
The most important bit of news is that, in addition to WiiWare and Xbox Live Arcade, Ret... more
This is the third year in a row that 2K Sports is holding its Perfect Game Challenge for its MLB 2K series. They're changing the format this time, but previously, the first person to throw a verified perfect game would win $1... more