Eon’s Elite Collectable Skylanders Announced at SDCC

Eon’s Elite Collectable Skylanders Announced at SDCC

Today at SDCC, Activision announced that it was taking its popular video game toy line Skylanders to a higher level with the release of “Eon’s Elite,” collectable versions of popular Skylanders characters. Eon’s Elite figures will include eight popular Skylanders, such as Spyro and Chop Chop. The Eon’s Elite versions recreate the original Skylanders versions with “a never-before-seen decoration with a distinct, metallic finish and a golden base that sets […]

Why Aren’t There More Lead Female Characters?

Why Aren’t There More Lead Female Characters?

Why aren’t there more female Protagonists in video games? As our society becomes more and more aware of sexism and the need for its destruction this question becomes more and more prevalent in the video game industry. Statistics show that a whopping 48% of video game players are women. That’s almost half! Yet, as of this January only about 4% of video games have a woman as the main character. That is about […]

Wii U Latest Update: System Transfers and Wii Remote Enabled Shopping

Wii U Latest Update: System Transfers and Wii Remote Enabled Shopping

Wii U has made some major changes on the console interface recently. Considering the Wii U is one of the most interactive systems next to the Kinect, it’s nice to see that Nintendo is utilizing it’s technological capabilities. They’re going to be including a few new changes to the latest update, including Wii U to Wii U system transfers, which will allow players to transfer save data, Mii’s, user settings, […]

Best Buy Buy-One-Get-One-Free Offers on Zelda, Pokemon X/Y and More

Best Buy Buy-One-Get-One-Free Offers on Zelda, Pokemon X/Y and More

If you’re looking to cash in on the summer sales in retail this month, Best Buy have launched tasty a BOGOF sale where gamers can pick up a whole bunch of Nintendo titles at massively reduced rates. Whether you’re on your Pokemon adventure and still gotta catch ‘em all, or if you’re just itching to jump back into Yoshi’s Island like you remember it way back in the 90′s, there’s a little […]

GameStop Introduces A Gift Card Exchange Service

GameStop Introduces A Gift Card Exchange Service

GameStop has introduced a new “gift card exchange” program for its customers. By going to this website, you can enter in gift cards from other stores and retailers, get a quote on them, and then convert them into GameStop gift cards. The service won’t provide a physical card in return but instead sends a digital one to your email. Because of this it seems unlikely that the service will be […]

FIFA 15 Cover Will Feature Lionel Messi

FIFA 15 Cover Will Feature Lionel Messi

While it probably was not the honor he was looking for in 2014, Lionel Messi will once again be featured on the cover of EA’s popular FIFA series. His appearance on the upcoming FIFA 15 marks the fourth consecutive time he has been on the cover of the franchise. Previously, he was featured on the covers of 2012′s FIFA Street, FIFA 13, and FIFA 14. You can check out the cover below. FIFA […]

Lego Batman 3 Splits Up Their Preorder Bonuses

Lego Batman 3 Splits Up Their Preorder Bonuses

Small lego figurines, key chains, and building sets are what you’re going to receive if you preorder Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Compiled below is a list of what retailers are going to hand out with a preorder of Lego Batman. Amazon - Lego Batgirl Keychain Best Buy - Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Digital Comic Book by Comixology GameStop - Lego Plastic Man Minifigure Target - Lego Batwing Miniset Toys “R” Us - Lego […]

A New Direction For Nintendo

A New Direction For Nintendo

This generation of consoles has been a strange one for Nintendo so far, when the Wii U launched in late 2012 there was, for the first time in a long while, confusion regarding what a particular videogame console actually is. When the Wii was announced, the video package and conference that Nintendo put together did wonders for the sales of the console, millions of people bought it purely due to […]

GameStop Going Too Far? New Pre-Order “Bonus”

GameStop Going Too Far? New Pre-Order “Bonus”

Many people argue over pre-ordering games and the bonuses given for doing so. Is it worth it? Sometimes extra virtual things are given, like new weapons or outfits, other times you’ll get a box of collectible memorabilia. Of course, some of these things may be worth while to hardcore fans of the specific game. I mean, shiny new replicas of things and lore books are always fun. But at the […]

‘No such plan’ for Sega classics on Wii U Virtual Console

‘No such plan’ for Sega classics on Wii U Virtual Console

Want to play old Sega games on the Wii U? Sorry folks, it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. Destructoid reports that based on Sega producer Yosuke Okunari’s Twitter account, there are no plans to release any Sega classics on the Wii U’s virtual console. When asked why Sega favorites haven’t yet made their way over to Wii U, producer Yosuke Okunari simply replied “there is no such plan.” The […]