GameStop sales, stocks drop in spite of new hardware growth, CEO blames ACU delay

GameStop sales, stocks drop in spite of new hardware growth, CEO blames ACU delay

According to prominent game retailer, GameStop, the company’s financial results for the third quarter of 2014 (which ended on November 1st) are down as compared to the third quarter of 2013 – $2.09 billion vs. $2.11 billion respectively. Furthermore, GameStop’s third quarter net income fell from $69.6 million last year to $56.4 million this year. The company’s stock also fell by 13%. In spite of GameStop’s general decline in revenue, […]

Updated Reviews. Good Idea or Not?

Updated Reviews. Good Idea or Not?

‘Tis the season for gamers to blow all of their money on the massive amount of AAA games that have recently or will be out very soon. Unfortunately, many people don’t have hundreds of dollars to spend to purchase every single game that will come out, so tough choices will have to be made.  One will have to pick Far cry 4 over Assassins Creed Unity, or Dragon Age: Inquisition […]

Nintendo of Europe and America site hint that Mewtwo may become a paid DLC character

Nintendo of Europe and America site hint that Mewtwo may become a paid DLC character

Super Smash Bros Wii U and 3DS players may be able to get Mewtwo as a paid DLC character As everybody and their (Duckhunt) Dog knows by now, if you register both the 3DS and Wii version of Super Smash Bros. you unlock Mewtwo as a playable character this Spring but the Nintendo of Europe and America websites has revealed that you may be able to buy him as a […]

Pokemon’s Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Short Released

Pokemon’s Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Short Released

With the release of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire vastly approaching it is no wonder the Pokemon Company is going all out by creating short animated commercial to really intensify the hype. The OVA was only released in Japan and by all means it is definitely worth a watch. Bringing us the world of Pokemon in the Hoenn region has never been so glorious. There are scenes of battles, trainers, and awesomeness all […]

Nintendo games added to Creative Endorsement Program, permits Let’s Plays, derivative works, etc

Nintendo games added to Creative Endorsement Program, permits Let’s Plays, derivative works, etc

As a preface to the following information, last year, Nintendo of America reportedly attempted to take advantage of the increasingly popular world of “Let’s Play” videos by inserting advertisements and commercials into user-made videos containing Nintendo brand images or audio “of a certain length.” You can see Nintendo’s official statement on the matter below: “As part of our on-going push to ensure Nintendo content is shared across social media channels in […]

The Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience kicks off November 24th across 16 American shopping malls

The Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience kicks off November 24th across 16 American shopping malls

The Nintendo Holiday Mall experience will be going to 16 shopping malls across America starting November 24th From November 24th till December 21st Nintendo will be holding their Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience in 16 shopping malls across North America. During this interactive consumer event shoppers will be able to play the latest Wii U and 3DS titles, along with trying their amiibo support. On the Wii U shoppers will be […]

Two Brand-New Events Confirmed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in Japan

Two Brand-New Events Confirmed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in Japan

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have received confirmation of two brand-new events set to take place in Japan, with the two eagerly awaited games scheduled for release in the region later this week. Running from December 12th to January 16th, the first event celebrates the opening of a new Pokémon Center in Tokyo, and players have the opportunity to download one of two Pokémon at the event: a shiny […]

Call of Duty, other action games increase learning capacity, new study says

Call of Duty, other action games increase learning capacity, new study says

In a recent study on the potential effects video games have on the human mind, researchers have discovered that individuals who play first-person shooters, such as the recently released Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare or other action-oriented video games, demonstrate a greater capacity for learning than those who play other types of games (such as those in the popular Sims franchise). The aforementioned study was  published in the Proceedings of the National […]

Nintendo Amiibo LootCrate Price and Contents Announced

Nintendo Amiibo LootCrate Price and Contents Announced

Loot Crate has announced via email the contents and Amiibo’s of its upcoming Amiibo Loot Crate special. The full list of of amiibo’s to be released is listed below: Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong/Mario) Mario (Mario) Kirby (Kirby) Pikachu (Pokemon) Princess Peach (Mario) Yoshi (Mario/Yoshi’s Island) Fox McCloud (Star Fox) Samus Aran (Metroid) Luigi (Mario) Princess Zelda (Legend of Zelda) That is the complete list, to be sent through three crates […]

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Release Date Revealed

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Release Date Revealed

The Nintendo Console Gaming Facebook page has revealed the release date for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. During a recent post on the verified Facebook page, a picture from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse was shown with confirmation that the title will be released on February 13th 2015. Nintendo had previous stated during a Nintendo Direct that Kirby and the Rainbow Curse would be released sometime in February 2015, but […]