Mario Golf: World Tour season pass announced

Mario Golf: World Tour season pass announced

Nintendo has detailed various advantages of purchasing a season pass for the upcoming 3DS title, Mario Golf: World Tour. A total of three add-ons are to be included at a discounted price of $14.99 / £10.79, whilst standalone purchases will be $5.99 / £5.39 each. Mushroom Pack, the first DLC, will come with Toadette and is available May 2, the same day as the game’s release. Later in the month, the Flower […]

China reveals conditions for console games

China reveals conditions for console games

Back at the beginning of the year, the Chinese government announced that it would be lifting a 14-year long ban on consoles and console video games. The news came as a huge opportunity for key industry players, who now had access to one of the biggest markets in the world. This change in Chinese legislature isn’t all that tolerant though, and heavy censorship will be applied for console games, meaning […]

Game Boy turns 25 years old

Game Boy turns 25 years old

Feeling old yet? That’s right, 25 years ago today the Game Boy was released in Japan. The portable gaming system took the world by storm in 1989 with its addictive puzzle game Tetris, selling over 35 million copies. Portable gaming has certainly changed. In today’s society, kids can simply download an app on their phone in seconds and be entertained for hours, and the best part is that a lot […]

Easter Eggs And References For Your Holiday Weekend

Easter Eggs And References For Your Holiday Weekend

Happy Easter everyone! And of course, if you don’t celebrate, then Happy Three-Day Weekend! Regardless, here’s a list of hidden and not-so-hidden gems for your Easter weekend. Happy Hunting! Crysis 2 – Elevator Rave Who said that the C.E.L.L. army doesn’t know how to throw down and have a good party? During the chapter “Dead Man Walking”, there will be a seemingly out-of-order elevator to the immediate left of the […]

Nintendo sued over Wii U Patent Infringement

Nintendo sued over Wii U Patent Infringement

It’s a sad day for the Nintendo as Secure Axcess, a company that is “dedicated to monetization and management of Internet security patents,” is suing Nintendo of America over patent infringement concerning the Wii U. This patent was filed in 2000 and published in 2003 as a “multiscreen personal computer display and apparatus” which essentially just means a computer with multiple displays. The Wii U GamePad supposedly infringes on said […]

Super Smash Bros – Five characters they can’t leave out.

Super Smash Bros – Five characters they can’t leave out.

Super Smash Bros has been one of the most popular games for Nintendo’s flagship consoles. The platform brawler has featured all of Nintendo’s most famous characters. While the roster for the 3DS, Wii U versions still haven’t been finalized, there’s still some key characters that haven’t been announced. It’s interesting, because some of those characters have been around from the very beginning. I will be examing five unannounced characters, and […]

Nintendo To Drop Prices On Five Popular 3DS Games

Nintendo To Drop Prices On Five Popular 3DS Games

Nintendo is one of the few companies notorious for not dropping prices on their own games. Along with publisher Atlus, Nintendo’s games tend to remain at the initial release-price, even several month’s after the game has been on shelves. However, the Japanese console manufacturer and game developer will be dropping prices for some of the Nintendo 3DS’s best-selling titles. Starting on April 22, five of Nintendo’s own 3DS titles will […]

New Mario game in development

New Mario game in development

Nintendo producer Yoshiaki Koizumi has confirmed a new Mario title is currently in development – whether it is to be a 3DS or Wii U title is yet to be confirmed, Koizumi simply said “that’s still a secret!“. However, there’s the possibility the game will appear on both platforms much like Super Smash Bros 4. The confirmation comes from an upcoming feature in Edge magazine, in which Koizumi said: “I can tell you, though, that […]

The 10 most anticipated games coming this spring!

The 10 most anticipated games coming this spring!

Don’t know what to look forward to in terms of releasing games this spring? We rounded up the most highly anticipated games with release dates for all major platforms, just so you can get your gaming fix and set yourself a time-table. Whether you’re the owner of a PC, and Xbox One, a PS4 and even a Wii U, there’s definitely something worth looking forward to in the coming couple […]

Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct Reveals New Characters, Info & Features

Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct Reveals New Characters, Info & Features

The long awaited Nintendo Direct press announcement just concluded, and with it came a ton of information regarding both the Wii U and 3DS versions of Super Smash Bros. The game’s developer Masahiro Sakurai was present to relay all the news and he narrated the whole way through, giving us details on what to expect in the upcoming game. Version Differences He first revealed that the 3DS version will be […]