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Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens

Here is a blowout gallery of 130 new screenshots from the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., featuring new looks at new characters Zero Suit Samus, Yoshi, Sheik, Charizard, and Greninja. This comes hot off the Nintendo ...   more

Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens photo


Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens photo
Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens photo
Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens photo
Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens photo
Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens photo
Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens photo



Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth

It's been said before that a "failed" Kickstarter isn't the end -- that every dollar matters even if the total amount raised ultimately falls short. That's true for Eden Industries' Citizens of Earth, a role-playing game whi...   more

Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth photo


Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth photo
Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth photo
Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth photo
Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth photo
Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth photo
Atlus picks up EarthBound-inspired Citizens of Earth photo



I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots

If you haven't yet been to the official Super Smash Bros. website following yesterday's infodump from the all-Smash Nintendo Direct presentation, you're going to want to do so sooner than later. I feel like I've said it many ...   more

I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots photo


I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots photo
I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots photo
I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots photo
I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots photo
I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots photo
I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots photo



Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros.

Here are your new character reveals for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game on Wii U and 3DS -- Pokemon's Greninja and Charizard. Both of them seem to handle without the Pokemon Trainer in tow, and have their own unique...   more

Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros. photo


Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros. photo
Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros. photo
Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros. photo
Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros. photo
Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros. photo
Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros. photo



Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it

Tomorrow is everybody's [least] favorite day on the Internet: April Fools' Day. It is the day where one cannot trust anything, and everybody would be better off just staying home and sleeping until it finishes. SmashBros.us d...   more

Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it photo


Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it photo
Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it photo
Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it photo
Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it photo
Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it photo
Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it photo



Guacamelee's Super Turbo Championship Edition enhancements detailed

How many copies of Guacamelee! is too many? At first glance, I was sure I'd be able to pass on the recently-announced Super Turbo Championship Edition for Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One having played it once before on PS3...   more

Guacamelee's Super Turbo Championship Edition enhancements detailed photo

Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.

Last week it was Little Mac, this week it's Diddy Kong joining the roster in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS. He was in the Wii version, and it looks like he'll be bringing his barrel jetpack and peanut blaster again....   more

Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.  photo


Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.  photo
Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.  photo
Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.  photo
Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.  photo
Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.  photo
Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.  photo



Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game

At the "Year of Sonic" event, Sega has revealed Sonic Boom -- a new sub-franchise in the Sonic world. The new brand will not only sport the previously announced TV show, but two new games on the Wii U and 3DS. This is part o...   more

Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game photo


Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game photo
Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game photo
Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game photo
Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game photo
Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game photo
Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game photo



Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros.

Popular Pokemon Lucario has been confirmed for the new Smash Bros. by Masahiro Sakurai. He'll come with some changes in tow, including an "increased influence of aura," which further buffs his fighting prowess when damag...   more

Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros. photo


Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros. photo
Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros. photo
Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros. photo
Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros. photo
Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros. photo
Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros. photo



A few Mighty No. 9 alpha screenshots to pick apart

Comcept has shared a few alpha screenshots of Mighty No. 9 with backers and while I was initially hesitant to cover them given the obvious work-in-progress visuals (the one above is the most realized of the group), I'll take ...   more

A few Mighty No. 9 alpha screenshots to pick apart photo

Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow

Ubisoft's adding a bit of clout to the Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer roster tomorrow. Blackbeard, arguably the most influential and notorious of pirates, will be made available for download as a playable multiplayer fi...   more

Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo


Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo



Cranky Kong might be the fourth Tropical Freeze character

Although it isn't confirmed, if Cranky Kong is going to be the fourth final character for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Nintendo isn't doing anything to hide that fact -- at least, in Europe they aren't. The European ...   more

Cranky Kong might be the fourth Tropical Freeze character photo

Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX

If you're like me and you're not playing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Dragon Quest X, or Final Fantasy XI, but you're a series fan, skip right ahead to the gallery for some novel fan service. Look at the tiny golem! Loo...   more

Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX photo


Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX photo
Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX photo
Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX photo
Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX photo
Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX photo
Square Enix doing crossover with FFXI, XIV, and DQX photo



Five new Disney Infinity toys are out this month

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

Five new Disney Infinity toys are out this month photo

The Super Mario 3D World OST cover is the BEST THING EVER

Okay so I'm putting the cover art for the Super Mario 3D World OST below because there's a spoiler with the fifth playable character that was revealed yesterday during the Nintendo Direct. It's not really a spoiler, but appar...   more

The Super Mario 3D World OST cover is the BEST THING EVER photo

Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube

This game. This marvelous game. It's no secret that a bunch of us are looking forward to Super Mario 3D World more than anything else in 2013. Years of New Super Mario Bros. titles have numbed my mind -- I'd forgotten what N...   more

Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube photo


Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube photo
Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube photo
Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube photo
Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube photo
Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube photo
Super Mario 3D World footage is all up on YouTube photo



These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical

I don't know if it's the comparatively yawn-inducing New Super Mario Bros. games that have me so excited for Super Mario 3D World, or the thought of getting more use out of the Wii U. Either way, I'm in the mood for more imag...   more

These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo


These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo
These Super Mario 3D World screenshots are magical photo



Wii U getting three new bundles in the UK

Those of you in the UK that have yet to get a Wii U might have some good incentives to finally get one with the holidays looming. Nintendo has announced three new Wii U bundles, the best of them being this New Super Mario Bro...   more

Wii U getting three new bundles in the UK photo

Hello Kitty kart racer coming to Wii U this year

Mario Kart 8 doesn't come out until after the holidays, so what Wii U games are we supposed to stuff stockings with? Besides Super Mario 3D World? Well, there's Hello Kitty Kruisers, announced today for Wii U release. Android...   more

Hello Kitty kart racer coming to Wii U this year photo

Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play

I played Super Mario 3D World at E3 this past year and for whatever reason it just didn't interest me at all. Yeah, it's neat and it's about time they made a 3D Mario game with mulitplayer, but the demo made it feel like yet ...   more

Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo


Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute blast to play photo



Assassin's Creed IV's Lethal Pirate Edition detailed

Not interested in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag's Limited Edition? Well how does the Lethal Pirate Edition fancy you? It's available exclusively through Amazon, and here's what you get for $69.99: Assassin's Creed IV Blac...   more

Assassin's Creed IV's Lethal Pirate Edition detailed photo

Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens

Sorry, I got a little carried away earlier today. Let's try again, shall we? *AHEM* Sonic is returning to the Smash series and will be trading blows with Mario as well as the other blue boy, Mega Man. Sonic vs. Mega Man... f...   more

Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo


Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo
Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens photo



Worldwide online in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Games

Here's a question: why does Peach have to wear tights to ice skate while Bowser gets to go bare-bottom? They have lots of dumb laws over in Sochi. Maybe a 'dinos must not wear pants' law is also in place. We learned from thi...   more

Worldwide online in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Games photo

Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design

Good news, everyone! The Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter received a sudden boost in its donation rate. We've cleared $2.75 million, which means we are getting online co-op! Yay! Now that we'll be able to play as Beck's partner Call,...   more

Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo


Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo
Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design photo



Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games

The official Super Smash Bros. website has been updated, and a new challenger has appeared -- Toon Link! That brings the total cast so far for the Wii U and 3DS games up to 16 combatants, coming off the recent reveal of Princ...   more

Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo


Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo
Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games photo



New Wii U bundles are stuffed with things, only for Japan

Nintendo has listed some new Wii U bundles on its website. The one for consumers in Japan, anyway. The 32gb consoles are slated to come out October 31. In a bit of nice news, you (well, Japanese consumers and intrepid importe...   more

New Wii U bundles are stuffed with things, only for Japan photo

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games

We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to la...   more

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games photo

AVGN Adventures diarrhea dumps on Steam on September 23

I got to play an improved build of Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures at PAX this year, and I can reaffirm that it's going to be one hell of a challenge for those in dire need of classic "Nintendo hard" platforming. It's pure e...   more

AVGN Adventures diarrhea dumps on Steam on September 23 photo

Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros.

Finally! Princess Peach has been officially confirmed for the new Smash Bros. games. Enjoy Peach's many butt-bumps and beatdowns in the gallery below, which is filled with Wii U shots, as well as a pair of 3DS screens. Peach ...   more

Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo


Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo
Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros. photo



Behold the glory of the physical version of Super Luigi U

As you have have heard, Nintendo debuted one of their first major DLC campaigns on the Wii U in June in the form of New Super Luigi U, but that version was digital-only, and it required a copy of New Super Mario Bros. U. Well...   more

Behold the glory of the physical version of Super Luigi U photo

Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders

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

Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo


Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo



Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses

A new trailer for Sonic Lost World has surfaced, running through a list of features previously not seen. Sonic skates on icy surfaces, and Sonic 3 elemental shields like bubble and lightning can be shared via Miiverse, as ca...   more

Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo


Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo
Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses photo



Humans have spent 2.85 million years playing Call of Duty

Ahead of tomorrow's big multiplayer event for Call of Duty: Ghosts -- there's going to be a livestream and everything -- Activision has put out an infographic summing up some of the series' most staggering statistics. And by ...   more

Humans have spent 2.85 million years playing Call of Duty photo

DuckTales Remastered on Wii U to also get a retail box?

DuckTales Remastered flaps onto the PlayStation Network, eShop, and Steam next Tuesday, August 13, but PS3 players will also have the option to wait an extra week and purchase a special boxed edition. It contains a download c...   more

DuckTales Remastered on Wii U to also get a retail box? photo

Harpoon sharks and explore the sea in Assassin's Creed IV

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag takes us to the age of pirates, and because of that Ubisoft's Singapore studio was tasked with creating the full on ocean simulation. I spoke with lead designer Sebastien Berton who walked me ...   more

Harpoon sharks and explore the sea in Assassin's Creed IV photo

Assassin's Creed IV screenshots show present day setting

Though it hasn't been talked about in any official capacity, a lot of people may have already guessed that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag would have some sort of present day component. These screens would suggest the same, s...   more

Assassin's Creed IV screenshots show present day setting photo

Here's the first set of Disney Infinity Power Discs

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

Here's the first set of Disney Infinity Power Discs photo

Aveline's story continues in Assassin's Creed IV

In case you missed it, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 owners of Assassin's Creed IV will get special bonus content featuring Aveline de Grandpré, the main hero of the PlayStation Vita exclusive, Assassin's Creed III: ...   more

Aveline's story continues in Assassin's Creed IV photo

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop?

Precursor Games, a.k.a. the ghost of Silicon Knights, is still trying to get Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, hoping to attract Kickstarter backers with the promise of David Hayter's gravelly pipes. However you feel tow...   more

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop? photo

Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil

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

Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo


Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo



All the crap you'll get with Watch Dog's Limited Edition

Another Ubisoft game, another limited edition with a bunch of stuff you won't care about like a year after you've gotten it. In this case it's the North American Limited Edition for Watch Dogs, which includes the soundtrack, ...   more

All the crap you'll get with Watch Dog's Limited Edition  photo

Copperhead joins the assassins of Batman: Arkham Origins

WB Games Montréal's big San Diego Comic-Con reveal for Batman: Arkham Origins is the inclusion of Copperhead as yet another would-be assassin out to hunt down the Bat. The skilled contortionist is, in this take on the...   more

Copperhead joins the assassins of Batman: Arkham Origins photo

Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered

The next DuckTales Remastered stage to be unveiled is the Moon! ... ... is what I'd like to say, but it's actually the Himalayas. In addition to the new trailer above, there are some screens and enemy art below. Don't get in...   more

Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo


Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo
Scale the Himalayas in DuckTales Remastered photo



Exploring Adventure Time's dungeon because I DON'T KNOW

WayForward is coming with a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, but it's not quite a sequel. Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW is a multiplayer dungeon crawler and, in...   more

Exploring Adventure Time's dungeon because I DON'T KNOW photo

Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends is finally almost here. The delay of the Wii U version after the announcement of PS3, 360, and Vita ports seems worlds away, but I'm finally about to embark on the evolution of the gorgeous, 2D platforming good...   more

Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo


Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo
Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends photo



Limited edition Assassin's Creed IV bonuses detailed

Oh come on, you knew Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag would be getting a Limited Edition. So what does it include? A 18" statue featuring Edward Kenway, a 28" x 48" Assassin's Creed pirate flag, 80-page art book, steelbook ga...   more

Limited edition Assassin's Creed IV bonuses detailed photo

The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything

In today's universe-imploding news, TT Games is working on a new LEGO title based on the upcoming The LEGO Movie which, if you haven't seen the trailer, essentially looks like a big-screen adaptation of the studio's games. Th...   more

The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo


The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo



Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS

Nintendo has confirmed that Captain Olimar will join the cast of the new Smash Bros. game, set to launch next year on the Wii U and 3DS. Not a whole lot of information was given outside of that fact other than a slew of scree...   more

Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo


Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo
Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS photo



Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight

Through updates on Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight Kickstarter page, we've gotten familiar with the lineup of the very Mega Man-ish Order of No Quarter. That doesn't mean there aren't still surprises left in store! Yesterday ...   more

Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight photo

Splinter Cell: Blacklist walkthrough gets a little gassy

The latest look at Splinter Cell: Blacklist features Sam and team storming a gas plant that's been taken over by terrorists. The place is set to blow, but after a little hacking Sam's team is able to turn on the fire suppres...   more

Splinter Cell: Blacklist walkthrough gets a little gassy photo