This week in gaming

Play “Super Mario 3D World” while you wait for a plane Nintendo kicked off it’s partnership with Southwest Airlines this week by giving every passenger on flight 1889 from New Orleans to Dallas a free Wii U console, according to Nintendo Enthusiast.More than 100 passengers received certificate for Nintendo’s next-gen console, and Southwest is giving […]

“Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag” review

 “Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag” flew under a banner of skepticism when it was revealed after the launch of “Assassin’s Creed 3.” People were concerned, after having to wait years for another numbered “AC” game, that one coming out so quickly after another meant there might be something wrong with it. At best, many gamers […]

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Mario and friends return to the 3D world The little Italian plumber and a few of his closest companions attempt to take out Bowser one more time in today’s release, “Super Mario 3D World,” for the Wii U. Early review scores are extremely high, and this just might be the first real console-seller for Nintendo’s […]

Exclusive interview with the head of arcade-developers Specular Interactive

From left, Jordan Edell, Dale Henderscheid, Brian Silva, Steven Ranck, Chien Yu, Thang Nguyen and Andrew Rai. They are some of the team behind the upcoming “Batman” arcade game. Steven Ranck, creator of “Hydro Thunder” and CEO of Foothill Ranch, CA-based Specular Interactive, gave GCV an exclusive interview detailing his career in the video-game industry […]

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Next-gen is now Sony’s next-generation console, the PlayStation 4, is available today in North America and will release to the rest of the world throughout December, finally becoming available in Japan on Feb. 22. Console launches rarely go off without a hitch, and this one is not different. A few people, including IGN and Kotaku, […]

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Returning Smash Bros. Marth, from the popular “Fire Emblem” series, is the latest character to be revealed as part of the roster for the upcoming “Super Smash Bros.” for Nintendo’s Wii U and 3DS consoles. He joins other returning favorites like Toon Link, Mario and Fox as well as some newcomers including Captain Olimar from […]

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Walk with the dead one more time Telltale Games has officially announced season two of their highly-praised “The Walking Dead” episodic game. Not much is known of the game yet, but Clementine, a popular character from season one, will be the focus of the story and she will be playable throughout season two.The game will release […]