New Nintendo 3DS XL gets release date in North America

The newest iteration of Nintendo’s hugely popular handheld video-game console, the New 3DS XL, will be released in North America February 13. As of now, only the XL version of the console will be coming to the North American territories. A smaller version is available in other territories like Japan and Australia. With a price […]

What’s up with Amiibos

An Amiibo is a small plastic statue with a chip inside that can be read by the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad controller allowing players to scan their favorite characters and unlock content in games like “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” “Mario Kart 8” and Hyrule Warriors.”‘ So far, the Amiibos are comprised entirely of characters from “Super […]

“The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D” announced

Nintendo revealed a 3D remake of Nintendo 64 hit “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask” during one of their Nintendo Direct presentations today. No release date is known at this time. The game will be getting the same treatment that “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time” received earlier in the Nintendo 3DS’s life cycle, which […]

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Nintendo turns investors’ heads Nintendo is really pushing to end their four-year profit drought with big name titles like “Mario Kart 8” and “Super Smash Bros. for 3DS,” and their quarterly reports have shown it. During the past quarter, 9.4 million Wii U games were sold, 3.2 million of those units being “Super Smash Bros. […]

“Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS” Review

Everyone, gather your friends and rivals because there is a new “Super Smash Bros.” to settle your scores in! This time it comes to the palm of your hand as the series makes its first appearance on a handheld. The idea of “Super Smash Bros.” on the Nintendo 3DS can make you skeptical or excited – most […]

Nintendo opens online store for downloadable games

Nintendo made their eShop accessible online via their official website today. Customers can search and browse through the catalog of games available for digital download to either the Wii U console or 3DS handheld and purchase games directly from the website. Making a purchase on Nintendo’s website generates a download code that can be either automatically applied […]

“Azure Striker Gunvolt” Review

It’s been awhile since we received a “Mega Man” game that made us remember what we loved about the Blue Bomber. Sadly this is not a “Mega Man” game, but it has everything we want in one. Developed  by Inti Creates, the people behind the “Megaman Zero” games on the Gameboy Advance, “Azure Striker Gunvolt” is […]

Hyrule Warriors review

After hearing about a new “Zelda” game that didn’t follow the typical dungeon-adventure formula, I was worried of it being something so simplistic as the “Link’s Crossbow Training” minigame on Wii. Fortunately, “Hyrule Warriors” is a full-fledged game that employs the “Dynasty Warriors” mass slash-em up style of gameplay. The storyline is not to be […]

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  The Last Team Standing Update for “GTA 5” released After much anticipation, The Last Team Standing update is now available and unlocks a slew of maps, weapons, tactical gear, vehicles ANDthe new Creator Mode. The update also includes some gameplay changes to allow for more game types and makes matchmaking easier with the ability to […]

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Blizzard cancels “Titan” “World of Warcraft” developers Blizzard made the difficult decision to cancel production of their next-generation massively-multiplayer online game, “Titan.” Presumed to be in development for years, Blizzard confirmed the actual existence and title of the game in 2010. The science-fiction MMO was to take place on a world like Earth after successfully fighting […]