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Jul 01 // Chris Carter

Miiverse is getting a complete overhaul soon

The Miiverse ended up being a pretty worthwhile experiment, as it provides a source of entertainment that all of its competitors just can't match. Thankfully though Nintendo is keeping up with the times, and is providing some...
Jul 01 // Chris Carter

Hearthstone's new card back gives trolls much-needed love

Normally I don't bother covering Hearthstone ranked seasons, but I figured "what the hell" for this one since it has a card back I actually like. Earning rank 20 or above this month will net you a Darkspear back, which i...
Jul 01 // Chris Carter

Fire & Ice isn't the only Sonic Boom game that's on the horizon

You want more Sonic Boom? No? Well too bad! It looks like you're getting a new 3DS game sometime in the near future, and Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom has just been released on Google Play. It features the newly-wrapped cast ...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Blizzard: 'We have the freedom to bring any character we want into Heroes of the Storm'

Heroes of the Storm has been out for almost a month now after a lengthy set of alpha and beta sessions, and I'm still enjoying it as much as I did at launch. Blizzard has vowed to constantly support and update the game w...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

That kickass Mega Man Tribute artbook is getting a hardcover rendition

A few years back, Udon put out a very cool artbook called Mega Man Tribute, which featured a ton of original art from creators all across the world. Right now used copies are going for roughly $45 online, but Udon is putting ...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Heroes of the Storm's Butcher is another great addition

Heroes of the Storm has just kicked off its Eternal Conflict event, which will bring more Diablo-related content into the game over the course of the next few months. Characters, mounts, and a new level are a part of the cele...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

The Witcher 3's free DLC run isn't over, a new quest debuts this week

Another week, another free content update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. This time around it's a new quest, entitled "Where the Cat and the Wolf Play." For those who aren't aware, CD Projekt Red has been adding small bits of D...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Capcom talks classic Mega Man bosses while we wait for Legacy Collection

Remember when we had a discussion about our favorite Mega Man weapon? Now is the time to shift our focus to Robot Masters, of which there are many in the franchise's storied history. Capcom Unity recently sat down w...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Xeodrifter is officially Cross-Buy on 3DS and Wii U

Xeodrifter, which initially launched on the 3DS and is now coming to Wii U, will be Cross-Buy when it arrives on the latter platform. It's $9.99 for both, and if you currently own the 3DS iteration right now, you'll get the W...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Watch Miyamoto's adorable visit to Jim Henson Studios

As we found out after Nintendo's E3 presentation, the puppets that were involved were actually creations of Jim Henson Studios. President Shigeru Miyamoto didn't just contract them out, but actually visited the studios' loca...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Heroes of the Storm gets the Butcher today, after maintenance

The Butcher is coming to Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm today as part of the multi-month Diablo celebration, which start this week. He's a melee assassin hero, who has the ability to slow, mark targets to...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Fallout Shelter was released during E3 hype so you wouldn't be pissed off

I was particularly disappointed with the lack of surprise video game releases during E3 week this year. Normally for at least a few presentations there's multiple "look under your chairs!" announcements where games become ava...
Jun 30 // Chris Carter

Review: Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3

Samurai Warriors 4 was a noticeable advancement for the series, and added a number of interesting mechanics like instant character switching and more varied move sets for each character. It even solved a few common compl...
Jun 29 // Chris Carter

Europe just got an Ocarina of Time Wii U Virtual Console release

Good news Zelda fans that happen to reside in Europe -- Nintendo has released Ocarina of Time on the Wii U Virtual Console today. You can find it for £8.99, and you should get a discount if you already own the...
Jun 29 // Chris Carter

PSA: Club Nintendo will be gone forever tomorrow, spend your Coins

If you haven't spent all your Coins yet at Club Nintendo US, now would be a good time to do so -- the service is closing forever tomorrow. It will officially close at 11:59 PM PST on June 30, 2015, so get moving! Yo...
Jun 29 // Chris Carter

The Uncharted movie project loses yet another director

Let's start from the beginning. Back in 2009, it was announced that an Uncharted film was already in development. Famed hot-headed director David O. Russell was tapped to direct, and everything seemed to going swimmingly -- u...
Jun 29 // Chris Carter

Which is your favorite Batman: Arkham game?

Let's start at the beginning, shall we? Batman: Arkham Asylum, through and through, is just a good video game. It took a simple concept ("Be the Bat"), introduced the free-flow combat system and the Predator stealth...
Jun 29 // Chris Carter

Tekken teasing major announcement next week, console tease imminent?

Tekken 7 still hasn't been announced for consoles. It's assumed to be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One, and hell, it even listed those platforms in a console sizzle reel trailer a while back, but Namco Bandai hasn't confirmed a...
Jun 29 // Chris Carter

Both Gunman Clive games are coming to Wii U

The Gunman Clive series is a favorite among eShop enthusiasts. Consisting of just two games on 3DS, they're very simple experiences that can be beaten in less than an hour, but they're both cheaply priced, below the aver...
Jun 27 // Chris Carter

Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut is better than the original

Let's take a little trip down memory lane, shall we? Back in 2002, WayForward released the original Shantae for the Game Boy Color. It wasn't a massive hit, but it quickly became a cult classic, and eventually lead to th...
Jun 27 // Chris Carter

Mighty Switch Force! is out on PC this week, and it plays great

If you haven't played the fantastic Mighty Switch Force! yet, now would be a good time to start. WayForward has just released the game on PC, and it's the most complete version to date, while also sporting the same gorge...
Jun 26 // Chris Carter

3D Realms' female-led Bombshell gets a new trailer

3D Realms just shared its E3 gameplay trailer for the upcoming Bombshell project, and man does it look cheesy as all hell. Whether that's a good or a bad thing by the time the game hits I don't know, but for now you can...
Jun 26 // Chris Carter

Review: Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

When our story began last week, I was a level 53 Paladin, soldiering through the new content for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. I stand before you now as a level 60, having played everything that's currently available. My opinion on the expansion hasn't changed much, which is a good thing.
Jun 26 // Chris Carter

Disgaea 5 will debut in North America and Europe in October

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance will be making its way to the PS4 on October 6 in North America, and October 9 in Europe, NIS has announced. It will feature a new Overlord named Void Dark, and a demon who stands against him...
Jun 26 // Chris Carter

Zarya and Bastion are looking sharp in Overwatch

I'm pretty excited for Overwatch. Not just because we rarely get a real arena shooter these days -- the track record of Blizzard is near-flawless (yes, I even enjoyed vanilla Diablo III). It's interesting to see them go...
Jun 25 // Chris Carter

Review: Sonic Runners

Hey, Sega actually made a really cool mobile Sonic game...then promptly proceeded to beat it down with layers and layers of microtransactions. Oh Sega, you scamp!
Jun 25 // Chris Carter

Awesomenauts has a new 'free for everyone' character coming

It's been a while since I've booted up Awesomenauts, but I think I'll be doing just that when the newest character hits the roster. His name is Rocco, and he's a bird with a bow. He also has chicken feet, which makes him...
Jun 25 // Chris Carter

Nintendo Download: Art Academy: Home Studio

Brace yourselves -- Art Academy: Home Studio is hitting the Wii U eShop today. If you own SketchPad, you'll net $4.00 off Home Studio. Also on Wii U is a Never Alone port, Shiftlings, Star Fox Command, and Mario &am...
Jun 25 // Chris Carter

The prospect of Mega Man X6 on the PSN doesn't look good

When speaking to the Retronauts podcast, Capcom opened up a bit about the PSN submission process, and Mega Man X6 happened to come up, as it's still missing on the service. According to Capcom there's music that creates ...
Jun 25 // Chris Carter

Fallout Shelter continues its mobile success, hits #1 in 48 countries

We knew that Fallout Shelter was doing well, but now we have a better idea just how well thanks to Bethesda, who has just sent over word to Destructoid regarding its success. They've announced that the free app is n...

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