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While the Nintendo Direct didn't reveal what a lot of people thought it would reveal – which would be the official announcement of Minecraft on the Wii U – the PEGI ratings board did give indication that the world building game is rated for release on the Wii U.
After cutting ties with Spike TV and going independent, executive producer Geoff Keighley managed to hit it big with the 2014 Game Awards. It was the show that the gaming industry deserved and the one it needed. The success of the show has compelled Keighley to return to the table to do the Game Awards for 2015, too.
The Black Friday deals are all starting to roll out for the major gaming systems and electronic devices. Sony and Microsoft have so far been at the forefront of the gaming spectrum with pre-Black Friday deals being announced left and right. Not to feel completely left out, Nintendo's Black Friday bundle has been announced.
Whether or not you’re a portable game fan, chances are pretty good that, by now, you’ve heard about the 3DS’ latest monster-catching title, Yo-Kai Watch. That’s because Nintendo has put a lot of effort into putting the game in front of as many eyes as humanly possible, partnering with the likes of Disney and Hasbro to make what they hope will be an instant success here in the States.
The unfortunate truth of the video games industry is that, sometimes, there’s just too much red tape and far too many outside factors standing in the way of a beloved series getting a new entry. To that end, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite series that may have officially ridden off into the sunset.
Generally the Star Wars games have oftentimes found themselves following very strict formulas about who stars in the games and what sort of games they are. But with such a diverse cast of characters maybe it's time a few other prominent but underutilized characters took the spotlight.
Director Sam Balcomb and Nerdist regular Jessica Chobot take to the live-action arena for a short-film based around Nintendo's popular action property, Metroid. The film clocks in at 11 minutes and features some really spiffy special effects.
John Carpenter revealed this week that Konami almost got sued for "ripping off" his film Escape from New York with Metal Gear Solid. He decided against a lawsuit, though, because designer Hideo Kojima is "a nice guy."
Nintendo isn't letting the Club Nintendo concept completely die. The company is reviving the rewards program in the form of the new My Nintendo service, which will kick off with a number of other features from the Big 'N' in March of 2016, including their new Miitomo for mobile devices and the Nintendo Account service.
Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima announced the publisher’s first major mobile game, and it doesn’t star a mustachioed plumber or sword-wielding elf adventurer. It’s called Miitomo and, as far as we can tell, it’s more of a social app than a standard game.
It’s hard to believe, but 2016 is right around the corner and with it comes 12 months’ worth of brand new games we simply can’t wait to get our hands on. Here’s a rundown of the top 10 games we’re most excited to play next year.
Nintendo revealed today that Super Mario Maker will be getting a major update in a matter of days. This free patch, scheduled for November 4th, will introduce a few features to make your platforming and building experience smoother.
Red Fly Studio was once working on a Darth Maul video game. The project was cancelled years ago but the developer is hoping that Disney will allow them to revive it.
Shigeru Miyamoto is a legendary designer credited with creating Mario and Legend of Zelda among many other franchises. I'm sure glad he wasn't in charge of GoldenEye 007, though.
It looks like Wii U gamers are getting a Halloween treat from Nintendo this week, with Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition arriving on the eShop just in time for the spookiest night of the year.