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 […]

“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 […]

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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 […]

Hands on with the “Super Smash Bros. 3DS” demo

Everyone is eagerly anticipating the release of “Super Smash Bros. for 3DS” on October 3, and to help with the wait Nintendo has released a small taste of the brawl yet to come. The demo available to download from the Nintendo shop brings five characters to try with only one stage to play on. The […]

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Will Ferrel’s SuperMegaBlastMax Gamer Challenge It appears that some good is coming after the transition pains faced with Amazon’s $970 million purchase of Twitch. Comedian Will Ferrell teamed up with Twitch to raise funds for the Cancer for College fund (which helps cancer survivors achieve a college education) and DonateGames.org. Donating $10 to the cause […]

GCV at E3 2014

A few of our intrepid reporters made their way to Los Angeles for the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo this month. They got their hands on “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” “Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Ultra Edition EX Plus Sigma,” “Alien Isolation” and more during their time on the show floor, and […]

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Joel and Ellie are bridging generations “The Last of Us Remastered” was revealed to be heading to PlayStation 4 this summer in a post on the European PlayStation Blog this week. The package will include all previously-released downloadable content including multiplayer and single-player content, commentary tracks from the cast and developers and upgraded graphics with […]

“Super Smash Bros.” release window and gameplay detailed

A special, “Super Smash Bros.”-themed Nintendo Direct took place yesterday and was hosted by series creator Masahiro Sakurai. The 39-minute presentation detailed everything about the game including remastered move sets for each character, new and returning stages, assist trophies and the differences between the versions for the Nintendo 3DS handheld console and the Wii U […]

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Test out a Titan this month Sign-ups for the public beta test of Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming first-person shooter “Titanfall” opened Tuesday night. Those interested can click the link above and choose whether to participate in the Xbox One or PC test, which will occur today through Tuesday. The game, developed by co-creators of the “Call […]

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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 […]