This week in gaming

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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Release that hounds… later “Watch Dogs,” the ambitious open-world game from developer Ubisoft Montreal that was set to launch along with Xbox One and PlayStation 4 has been delayed until Spring 2014, according to a post from the development teams on Ubisoft’s official blog. They want to take some extra time to polish the game before […]

“Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix” announcement and “Kingdom Hearts 3” gameplay preview

Square Enix announced “Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix” at Disney’s D23 Expo in Japan Monday. The release will collect previous games in the series including “Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix,” “Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep” and “Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded” in a single package. “Re:coded” will not be in playable form in this collection, but will […]

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Handheld gaming on your TV The PlayStation Vita TV announced on Monday at Sony Japan’s conference during the Tokyo Game Show. A little white box that connects to a TV via HDMI, it is essentially just a PS Vita with no screen.There is a slot for PS Vita game cards on the side, and the […]

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Microsoft’s next-gen console gets a release date The Xbox One will launch on Nov. 22, according to a YouTube video posted by Microsoft. The release is scheduled for the same date that the Xbox 360 was released back in 2005. PlayStation’s virtual reality Sony is rumored to be working on a virtual-reality headset to be […]

This week in gaming

[Ed. note]This week is gaming, or TWiG, is a new weekly update that I’ll be posting every Friday. The goal of this post is to give you a brief overview of some of the notable things that have happened in the video game industry over the past seven days. Since this is a new feature for […]

Internet requirements and sharing restrictions removed from Xbox One

Xbox One will not longer require a daily internet connection Microsoft announced today that they have listened to reactions from Xbox fans to the news out of the Electronic Entertainment Expo last week that Xbox One would have several restrictions placed on it’s online and game-sharing capabilities, and that they have removed those restrictions in […]

PlayStation 4: Next-gen is right now

Sony unveiled their next-generation gaming console, the PlayStation 4, yesterday at an event held in New York City.  The event can be watched in its entirety over at the PlayStation Blog. The console itself was not actually shown at the event because it’s final design has not yet been decided on, according to statements made […]