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Retro City Rampage on 3DS Rakes in More Revenue Than Xbox 360 Version, Patch Adds More Features

by David Sanchez on April 7, 2014 @ 10:22 am

Retro City Rampage has found a nice a home on the 3DS. After creator Brian Provinciano decided to undertake the task of rebuilding the game for Nintendo’s dual screen handheld, it was hard to tell if all of that effort […]

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Sonic Lost World Gets Zelda DLC (Complete with Aggressive Cuccos!)

by David Sanchez on March 27, 2014 @ 6:57 pm

After receiving its first bit of Nintendo-flavored DLC back in December with Yoshi’s Island Zone, Sonic Lost World (which we were quite fond of) has now gotten yet another dose of add-on content. Dubbed The Legend of Zelda Zone, the […]

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Aztez Bringing Brawling and Strategy Together on Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U and PC

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:56 am

The two-man studio at Team Colorblind is currently toiling away on a brand new game for (inhale) the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Vita, Wii U, PC, Mac, and Linux (exhale). Titled Aztez, the game features a combination of fast-paced beat […]

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Costume Quest 2 Goes on the Hunt for Even More Candy on Consoles, PC

by David Sanchez on March 13, 2014 @ 5:35 pm

As someone who fell in love with the original Costume Quest, it brings me great joy to report that publisher Midnight City has announced the return of the series with Costume Quest 2. Double Fine is bringing back the first […]

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Sells 130k in Eight Days, Boosts Wii U Sales

by David Sanchez on March 13, 2014 @ 5:13 pm

Nintendo issued a press release announcing that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze had managed to sell over 130,000 units in eight days following its launch last month. These sales figures include both retail and digital copies of the Kongs’ latest […]

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Ubisoft Montreal Explains Watch Dogs Delay

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 2:20 pm

Following an unexpected delay, Ubisoft’s latest franchise Watch Dogs is now set to debut on May 27. Speaking on the Ubisoft blog, Senior Producer Dominic Guay explained exactly what the reason was for pushing the debut game back. As it turns […]

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Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Announced for Xbox One, 360, PS4, Wii U

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 11:05 am

Developer Drinkbox Studios is prepping its acclaimed 2013 brawler Guacamelee for release on a handful of new platforms after finding initial success on the PlayStation 3, Vita, and Steam. Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is headed to the Xbox One, […]

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Watch Dogs Gets May Launch Date

by David Sanchez on March 6, 2014 @ 6:48 am

Following leaked info surrounding the launch for Watch Dogs courtesy of GAME (Man, those guys are getting into the habit of doing that, eh?), Ubisoft has made it official by confirming the rumored May 27 release date. A post on […]

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review: Always Trust a Tie-Wearing Ape

by David Sanchez on March 3, 2014 @ 9:12 pm

I don’t say this often because it’s not something I genuinely feel when I play many games these days, but I sincerely hope that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is some four-year-old kid’s first game. Super Mario Bros. was my […]

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3DS XL Now Comes in Yoshi’s New Island Flavor

by David Sanchez on March 3, 2014 @ 11:37 am

Once again, Nintendo is releasing a custom handheld. This time, it’s the Yoshi’s New Island 3DS XL. Look at it! It’s so nice and green! And it even has Yoshi running on it, having unknowingly laid an egg. Or maybe […]

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Wii, DS Online Functionality Will End in May

by David Sanchez on February 27, 2014 @ 11:54 am

Nintendo will soon terminate its online services for the Wii and DS. According to a report from the company, Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection services for the two systems will cease to operate beginning May 20. Online multiplayer and leaderboard components will […]

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Waluigi Will Be in Super Smash Bros., But Only as an Assist Trophy

by David Sanchez on February 27, 2014 @ 6:54 am

I know a lot of people aren’t very fond of Waluigi. After all, it’s easy to see him as a knock-off of one of Nintendo’s poorest characters. That said, I like the dude, which is why it’s kind of a […]

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Persona 5 Coming to North America in 2015, Plus a Bunch of Other Persona Series News

by David Sanchez on February 26, 2014 @ 6:55 am

After previously being teased for a 2014 launch in Japan, it looks like Persona 5 has now officially been confirmed for a North American release on the PlayStation 3. Sadly, that’s all we know for now, but hey, we’ll take […]

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Could Land on PS4 in April, News on Other Platforms

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 10:41 pm

Octodad: Dadliest Catch may hit the PlayStation 4 sooner rather than later. According to a tweet from developer Young Horses, April is the studio’s goal, though nothing is set in stone. Additionally, Young Horses is looking into releasing Dadliest Catch […]

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Conker’s Bad Fur Day Dev on Nintendo and Microsoft

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 10:16 pm

The latest issue of Nintendo Force Magazine (as shared by Destructoid) features quite the telling interview with Chris Seavor, who previously worked on Conker’s Bad Fur Day. The dev shared some of his experiences as a Rare staff member, delving […]

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Retro City Rampage Dev: 3DS Version Is ‘Doing Great’

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 1:27 pm

Retro City Rampage DX has been doing quite well for developer Vblank Entertainment since launching on the 3DS on February 6. When asked by Destructoid on Twitter how sales were going, creator Brian Provinciano replied that the game had found […]

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Diddy Kong, Little Mac Knocking Fools Out in Super Smash Bros.

by David Sanchez on February 22, 2014 @ 1:01 pm

Donkey Kong isn’t the only member of the Kong family with something going on this week. The tie-wearing ape’s little pal Diddy Kong is also in the news, as he’s been revealed to be the latest addition to Super Smash […]

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Out Now, Review in Progress

by David Sanchez on February 22, 2014 @ 12:42 pm

Looking for something to play on your Wii U? If so, you should know that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze hit Nintendo’s home console yesterday. The game, developed by Retro Studios, follows the formula set forth by 2010′s Donkey Kong […]

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Year of Luigi Will Finally Comes to an End on March 18

by David Sanchez on February 19, 2014 @ 11:19 am

Never has a video game character deserved very little recognition like Luigi. Let’s be real here: Sure, he’s starred in some great games, but he’s kind of a pansy, and he’s not likable at all (except maybe a little in […]

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Oh, look! The Home-Run Bat Is Returning in the New Super Smash Bros.

by David Sanchez on February 13, 2014 @ 6:52 am

Nintendo certainly likes to release tiny tidbits of info that just barely qualify as news. Case in point: the image above, taken from the upcoming Super Smash Bros. on the Wii U. In the screen, we can see Link taking […]

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Rune Factory Team’s Next Project Is Forbidden Magna for 3DS

by David Sanchez on February 11, 2014 @ 11:17 am

Following the closure of Rune Factory developer Neverland Company, it seems a lot of the former staff is eager to work on a new project. Said project is an upcoming 3DS RPG titled Forbidden Magna, which was ever so vaguely […]

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Recent Dreamcast Shooter Redux Could Hit Wii U, 3DS

by David Sanchez on February 5, 2014 @ 8:54 pm

It’s great when developers release games on defunct systems, isn’t it? I mean, the recently released shoot ‘em up Redux: Dark Matters gave Dreamcast owners another reason to fire up their ol’ Sega machines. Of course, that leaves a lot […]

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Nintendo Looking Into GBA Games on Virtual Console

by David Sanchez on February 4, 2014 @ 11:12 am

Nintendo’s Virtual Console is a constantly undulating digital shop as far as content and quality are concerned. Sometimes we see good games get rereleased, and sometimes we see bad games get rereleased. Other times we see absolutely no games, which […]

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Next Level Games: ‘We Are Doing Only Nintendo Products Now’

by David Sanchez on January 9, 2014 @ 4:23 pm

Next Level Games has become known for developing Nintendo-published products over the course of the last several years and console generations. The studio worked on Super Mario Strikers for the GameCube and its Wii sequel Mario Strikers Charged, and then […]

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PES 2015 Confirmed for PS4 but Not Xbox One

by David Sanchez on January 9, 2014 @ 4:04 pm

If you dig soccer games but aren’t down with the whole FIFA thing, you’ll probably be interested to know that Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been confirmed for the PlayStation 4. As indicated on the series’ official Twitter account (via […]

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Wii U, 3DS Versions of Smash Bros. Will Have Different Trophies

by David Sanchez on January 6, 2014 @ 11:01 pm

If you were wondering whether or not you should pick up both versions of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS, perhaps this latest tidbit of info will help you make up your mind. According to […]

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Disney Infinity: Toy Story in Space Review: Ride ‘em, Space Cowboy

by David Sanchez on December 17, 2013 @ 10:54 pm

It’s no secret that the Toy Story franchise is pretty rad, and it’s easily one of the greatest things to come from Disney and Pixar. If you don’t think so, it’s very likely that you don’t have a heart, because […]

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Review: A Renewed Sense of Adventure

by David Sanchez on December 16, 2013 @ 11:13 pm

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past will forever be etched in Nintendo’s history as one of the company’s finest accomplishments. It’s the type of game that issued in a new era for the famed fantasy action-adventure series. […]

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Disney Infinity: The Lone Ranger Review: Fun in Disney’s Wild West

by David Sanchez on December 11, 2013 @ 10:04 pm

Disney’s remake of The Lone Ranger wasn’t exactly received all that warmly when the company decided to bring the franchise back earlier this year. The film was critically panned and has been the source of much ridicule. In that sense, […]

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Pokemon X & Y 2DS Bundles Coming This Month

by David Sanchez on December 4, 2013 @ 12:32 pm

It’s been a good two days since we last took a look at a Nintendo handheld bundle, so I’d say it’s as good a time as any to do it once again. Nintendo issued a press release indicating that two […]

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Look at the Nice Silver 3DS XL in the Mario and Luigi Bundle

by David Sanchez on December 2, 2013 @ 12:38 pm

Nintendo has revealed yet another handheld bundle. This time around, you get a sexy silver 3DS XL with a golden outline of Mario and Luigi. It’s actually quite nice and a tad on the classy side. In addition to the […]

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Super Mario 3D World Review: A Cat-tastic Platforming Spectacle

by David Sanchez on November 29, 2013 @ 6:57 pm

Super Mario 3D World is the greatest Mario game to come along in quite some time. It’s important that you understand that right from the get-go, because there’s really no understating the sheer significance of this new game. After maybe […]

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Luigi Fans, Here’s Your 3DS Bundle

by David Sanchez on November 25, 2013 @ 12:19 pm

As Nintendo’s Year of Luigi rages on, the company has yet another tribute dedicated to Mario’s often frightened kid brother. This time around it’s a 3DS XL bundle, as indicated on Business Wire. Priced at $169.99, the set includes a […]

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Sonic Lost World Review: A New Kind of Sonic Game

by David Sanchez on November 24, 2013 @ 12:21 pm

Poor ol’ Sonic the Hedgehog has struggled to gain favor with video game players for nearly two decades now. It seems that no matter how good Sega’s intentions may be, the iconic blue critter just can’t seem to star in […]

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Hallelujah! The Wii Mini Is Coming to the US! Rejoice!

by David Sanchez on November 4, 2013 @ 2:14 pm

Holy crap, it’s finally happening, people! The Wii Mini is coming to the US! While Nintendo didn’t give an exact date in today’s press release, the company did state that we should see the system at various retailers sometime in […]

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Is Baseball the New Fishing in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds?

by David Sanchez on November 1, 2013 @ 11:06 am

What is this tomfoolery? Baseball in a Zelda game? That’s absolutely preposterous! Well, actually, it’s not all that preposterous. In fact, it kind of makes sense. As indicated on Destructoid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds will feature […]

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Watch Dogs Delay Means No Hacking Espionage Until 2014

by David Sanchez on October 15, 2013 @ 11:56 pm

One of the biggest news stories of the day surrounds Ubisoft’s upcoming hack-heavy espionage adventure Watch Dogs. It turns out the game isn’t launching next month as originally planned. Instead, the highly anticipated title will arrive sometime around spring 2014, […]

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Story Trailer for Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Packs the Nostalgia

by David Sanchez on October 11, 2013 @ 11:50 pm

If you’re a Zelda fan and have yet to watch the latest story trailer for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, please stop reading and watch it below. Go ahead. I can wait. Okay, there? Wasn’t that pretty […]

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WayForward Talks About Its Unreleased Silent Hill DS Project

by David Sanchez on October 11, 2013 @ 11:31 pm

Developer WayForward recently shared some insight on one of its projects that never saw the light of day. Apparently, the studio briefly worked on a Silent Hill concept for the DS after Konami expressed interest in releasing a handheld entry […]

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No Assassin’s Creed IV DLC Coming to Wii U

by David Sanchez on October 10, 2013 @ 6:51 pm

In news that’s sure to upset some Wii U owners, Ubisoft has confirmed that it has no intentions of releasing any of the DLC slated for release following the launch of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Aw, man, what a […]