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Review: LEGO Dimensions

As I've talked about in the past, I'm usually the go-to person for the toys-to-life genre. I'm a kid at heart, and occasionally, I can enjoy a silly kids movie for the fun of it. No series has encapsulated that silliness more than the LEGO&...   read

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Review: Skylanders: SuperChargers

Year after year, I can generally count on the Skylanders games. I had zero hope for Spyro's return back in 2011, but every single iteration has been a competent brawler. While Activision can be accused of running franchises into the gr...   read

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Shovel Knight DLC review

Review: Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows

I can't believe it's been over a year since Shovel Knight released -- time flies, right? Over the course of that year, I've beaten it on every conceivable platform outside of the PC edition, playing it over and over again, even ta...   read

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Review: Super Mario Maker

Ever since I was five years old, I've been drawing my own Mario levels on graph paper. It's a pretty common story, because when I look at a series to give me a platforming baseline, it's usually Mario. Nintendo didn't just create a ser...   read

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Review: Disney Infinity 3.0

It's only been two years since the release of the first Disney Infinity, which managed to become a massive hit before venturing into Marvel territory in the second game. Now, Disney has tapped the Star Wars market, and its monolithic i...   read

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Pokken Tournament is coming to Wii U in 2016

Pokken Tournament is the talk of the town -- the only issue is that basically everyone outside of Japan can't play it. Until 2016 that is, as Nintendo has just announced that Pokken is coming to the Wii U worldwide next spring. This n...   read

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Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker is more fun than I initially thought it would be

Although I haven't been super excited for Super Mario Maker based on the initial pitch, we've slowly been drip-fed more and more information over the past month or so, and some of it looks intriguing. Now, I've had the chance to play t...   read

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I can't keep up with all these Splatoon updates!

It seems like every time I boot up Splatoon, Callie and Marie are telling me about something new added to the game. Weapon variations are added all the time, and just recently, a big 2.0 patch hit. New gear, new types of weapons, new music,...   read

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New update and DLC out for Super Smash Bros., preview it here

The new update for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS is out in the wild now, bringing with it new stages, Mii costumes, tournament mode, and balance changes. Included for free in the update is a K. K. Slider costume for the Mii Gunner, w...   read


Weekend Deals: Wii U Splatoon bundle & 'Buy 2 Get 1 Free' GameStop used game sale

Nothing to do this 4th of July? How about some deals? Because we've got some deals. I mean they're not Black Friday good but they're pretty good. Sorta. Kinda. (Do we earn our copywriting merit badge now, Mr. Scoutmaster?).  Over at Ga...   read

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Review: Roving Rogue

When I heard of a game concept that starts you off at the last boss and takes you back through his castle as the story progresses, I was intrigued. Sadly, the mere premise of Roving Rogue is probably its strongest quality.   read

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Nintendo announces [email protected], with demos and discounts galore

Nintendo has just announced a new intiiative to cater to indie games called [email protected] The basic idea is dead simple -- starting right now until the oddly specific 8:59 AM PST on June 22, you can download demos for select games on Wii U....   read

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Smash Bros.

Lucas goes big and goes home in Super Smash Bros. 4

Lucas is one of those characters that people will play no matter how good or bad he is in a given Smash Bros. game. Mother/Earthbound fans are like that. Just look at the comments in the announcement post for Earthbound Beginnings. The love...   read

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Ryu is gunning for top tier in the new Super Smash Bros.

Remember the first time you went online with Street Fighter IV with your favorite character, Hakan, and fought about 100 Ryus in a week? And they all spammed Hadoukens and always woke up with a Shoryuken? Wouldn't you like to relive those m...   read

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Street Fighter's Ryu and Fire Emblem's Roy leaked for Super Smash Bros.

[Update: Even more information has been extracted and leaked from the update file such as Ryu's alternate colors, Roy's alternate colors, Dreamland 64 stage for Wii U, pictures of each new character's special moves including Lucas, Ryu...   read

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Based on the new demo, I have a good feeling about Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Back in 2013, WayForward crowdfunded a new project by way of Kickstarter called Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, the fourth game in the storied Shantae series. It managed to raise almost a million dollars in funding, which landed it on ...   read

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Review: The Next Penelope

If I told you that I wanted to mix Greek mythology with the racing and shoot-'em-up genres, you'd probably call me crazy. But that's just what developer Aurelien Regard did with his one-man show The Next Penelope, and for the most part, the...   read

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Lucas will make his debut in Super Smash Bros. on June 14

Nintendo of Europe appears to be the gatekeeper of all Super Smash Bros. info, as it tends to announce everything first. Today, it has revealed that Lucas will make his way into Smash as 3DS and Wii U DLC on June 14. For those who...   read

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Do any of Splatoon's online shortcomings bother you?

Splatoon is here, and our review was commented on more than The Witcher 3 or Hatred, which surprised me. People had a lot to say about Nintendo's newest shooter, and not everything was positive -- a lot of folks were bothered...   read

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Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity 3.0 expands with the Star Wars and Inside Out playsets

Who knew that Disney's strange and bizarre mishmash of characters into one large game would turn out to be such a big hit? I know, a Disney title with a bunch of Pixar, film, and legacy characters would've sold regardless, but this experime...   read

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Nintendo confirms Chibi-Robo and Bravely Second localizations, and more

Nintendo had a pretty informative Japanese Direct session last weekend, but today, it dropped a brand new "Micro" session on us, with lots of news coming out of it. Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash is confirmed for North America, as well as the a...   read

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Review: Adventures of Pip

I've always been fascinated by games that tackle evolution. Not necessarily the scientific principle, but the mechanic -- though a few titles like the brilliant E.V.O.: Search for Eden have managed to address both. Adventures of Pip&nb...   read

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Wave 4 amiibo

The great Wave 4 amiibo hunt is on today, and it's about what we expected

Today, Wave 4 of the amiibo shopping "experience" begins. We already assumed it was going to be hell on earth based on the pre-order process, and it turned out to be fairly uninspiring all around as shops opened across the US. This week, Ro...   read

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Splatoon tips

Very Quick Tips: Splatoon

Just because Splatoon is a light-hearted online experience, that doesn't mean that it lacks depth. Here are some tips to help you along the path to ranked dominance.   read

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Review: Splatoon

If you think Nintendo hasn't been taking risks, you haven't been paying attention. Yes, most fans await the next Mario and Zelda announcement with bated breath during every E3 presentation, but the publisher has also bee...   read

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