Games Workshop, Eidos co-founder says gamers are living in “the second golden age of games”

Games Workshop, Eidos co-founder says gamers are living in “the second golden age of games”

As a preface, BFI’s Video Games Day is happening today in London at BFI Southbank.  In short, the event will see over 130 delegates representing various UK video game companies learn more about the benefits of the new video game tax relief and how their respective companies can access it. Panel sessions and presentations from a range of experts and funders will be occurring covering matters such as finance, diversity, culture and representation, and […]

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Sell 3m Copies In 3 Days

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Sell 3m Copies In 3 Days

The good news keeps rolling in for Nintendo. In addition the recent news that Super Smash Bros. For Wii U has managed to sell nearly 500,00 copies in three days, Nintendo’s other major fall titles Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby for the 3DS has managed to shift a whopping 3 million copies in 3 days. To be exact the two re-masters sold 3,040,000 million copies. This is an impressive feat considering that Pokémon […]

Hideo Kojima Reveals There are no Current Plans to Develop A New Boktai Sequel

Hideo Kojima Reveals There are no Current Plans to Develop A New Boktai Sequel

Metal Gear Solid creator and director Hideo Kojima has revealed that there are no current plans to develop a new installment in the Boktai series. Kojima, who is normally (and heavily) involved with the development of titles in his illustrious Metal Gear Solid franchise, has worked on several Konami-related franchises as a producer, including Castlevania, Tokimeki Memorial and, of course, Boktai. During a recent episode of Kojima Station, the Japanese developer confirmed there […]

Super Mario Galaxy’s physics analyzed by actual physicists, result isn’t pretty

Super Mario Galaxy’s physics analyzed by actual physicists, result isn’t pretty

In a short university paper, entitled “It’s a-me, Density,” 4 University of Leicester physics students have explored the physics behind Nintendo’s popular interstellar platforming adventure, Super Mario Galaxy.  For those who are unfamiliar with Super Mario Galaxy, the game is comprised of a multitude of small, playable, sometimes spherical planets that Mario can visit. The thing is that Mario can subsequently jump, walk, and do all his typical Mario stuff with essentially […]

Devil’s Third Developer Reveals Extensive Multi-player Support

Devil’s Third Developer Reveals Extensive Multi-player Support

Devil’s Third has been seldom seen or during the game’s 4-year development, THQ went bankrupt while developing the game which was set for release on last-gen consoles, which prompted a buyout of the IP by Valhalla Game Studios. While brief gameplay trailers were shown at E3 months earlier, lead designer Tomonobu Itagaki has now revealed that the game is set to have extensive multi-player support.  Itagaki recently posted a huge […]

Should Nintendo Have Achievements/Trophies?

Should Nintendo Have Achievements/Trophies?

The seventh generation of consoles provided gamers with plenty of new features and gimmicks which have become industry main-stays; examples of this include plastic peripherals, Downloadable content and friends lists. All of the features just listed have managed to find their way onto all major platforms distributed by Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, however one product of the seventh generation has yet to be seen on Nintendo platforms, achievements. In the […]

Blood donation Kickstarter, “Blood Sport,” – Lose blood in game, lose it in real life

Blood donation Kickstarter, “Blood Sport,” – Lose blood in game, lose it in real life

Update:  It appears as though “Blood Sport” has been officially suspended by Kickstarter at the time of this writing. Needless to say,  the future of the project remains uncertain.  The creators of the Kickstarter had the following to say about the suspension:  “Hi all! We’re currently suspended and looking into the reason. Stay tuned, and make sure to start training for Blood Sport by donating some blood down at the clinic while […]

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 […]