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Super Smash Bros Headlines Upcoming Apex Tournament In 2014
The Fighting Game Community (or FGC for short) has been making waves lately in the gaming community (for better and sometimes for worse) but today is one of those days where it's for the better. Apex Series has announced that they will be hosting a tournament next year that will bridge the gap between the FGC's greats and the FGC legends.
Nintendo Wii U Trailer Previews Exclusive AAA Titles
Worried about the Big 'N's line-up of AAA titles for the Wii U? Well don't. They're fine. Nintendo released a new trailer to remind people why they've been in the game for so long and what core gamers have to look forward to for the Wii U throughout the remainder of this year and the early half of next year.
Nintendo Rewards Program Gets Four New Games For August
It’s a new month, which means it’s also time for a new crop of goodies being offered in the Club Nintendo Rewards program. Four new offerings are being made available for the next 30 days, including two games for the 3DS and another two for the Wii.
Oddworld Dev Says Nintendo Is Fantastic To Work With
More good news coming out for the Nintendo camp as Oddworld Inhabitant's design director and Just Add Water CEO, Stewart Gilray had some positive... very positive things to say about the Big 'N' and their new focus on independent developers and original game titles.
Liege, Kickstarted JRPG Could Appear On Wii U
Developers Coda Games has recently had their independently designed JRPG, Liege, officially Kickstarted. The game is also looking for additional support via Steam's Greenlight. However, Coda Games isn't content with leaving their game on the PC platform, they would love to explore a potential release on the Wii U.
Nintendo Elite Status Rewards Are Announced
The 2013 Nintendo Elite Status gifts have finally been announced, rewarding all of those who have been purchasing oodles of Nintendo products throughout the year with free swag or, if they choose, a free game.
China Finally Lifting Ban On Video Game Consoles
If you live in mainland China and you're a pretty big advocate of interactive entertainment, your only outlets and options have been bootleg copies and poor man's pirated ports from shady shack vendors and principle-meandering peddlers of a potentially nefarious position. Well, you no longer have to worry about getting your games from dark alleyways and illegal fight dens, because China is lifting their ban on video game consoles...sort of.
Why Nintendo Killed The Wii Vitality Sensor
Five years ago, Nintendo announced an interesting peripheral called the Wii Vitality Sensor. This device, which fit over the user's fingertip and measured their pulse and level of relaxation, was never released to stores. In a new question-and-answer session with investors, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata explained why the device was shelved.
Licensed Wii U Indie Devs Get Unity Pro For Free
Last gen was a real tragic time for independent developers trying to break into the console space and onto game consoles. It had all sorts of crazy certification, process, operating, licensing and royalty fees that would make members of the RIAA blush with envy. This gen is a little different. This gen, indie game developers are getting a little extra support from the console manufacturers.
Nintendo Denies Region-Free Gaming For Wii U
The Wii U is in a precarious position right now. Technically it's the front-runner in the next-gen console race and has a good lead over its competitors over at Sony and Microsoft, who won't have their consoles out until the holiday season later this year. Yet, despite its lead it still has a problem convincing people that it's a legitimate competitor and a lot of it has to do with lack of software and a limitation on region-free gaming.
Nintendo Has No Plans For F-Zero On Wii U
If you were hoping that out of E3 you would get a small teaser trailer featuring Captain Falcon's hero theme song from the end of F-Zero GX and a possible hint towards a new game for Nintendo's Wii U, think again. The company has no plans for F-Zero coming to their latest console... for now.
Guilty Gear Xrd Sign Petition For Wii U Gets Arc Systems Works' Attention
The Guilty Gear games have received increasingly confusing appellations that sort of require more than a simple read of the name before you can fully understand what it is you're even saying. But regardless of the title garnishing, the franchise has picked up a massive following, so much so that they're now petitioning to get the latest game from Arc Systems Works on Nintendo's Wii U.
New Super Luigi U Available Now Digitally, Arrives This August At Retail
Nintendo’s “Year of Luigi” keeps on rolling with the green-clad brother starring in his very own game, New Super Luigi U, headed to the Wii U.
Wii U Best Buy Promo Gets A Visit From Microsoft Employees
The exclusive Best Buy campaign to showcase the Nintendo Wii U and its games across the nation is being heralded as a success, according to people who have actually visited their local Best Buy stores. The campaign was so much of a success, in fact, even Microsoft employees were tempted to stop by.
Nintendo Says Used Games Aren't A Problem If You Make Great Games
I suppose you could consider this article the spiritual successor to an article posted earlier about former Epic Games frontman Cliff Bleszinksi decrying the presence of used games and complaining about rental services like Redbox and Gamefly, saying that they don't help sustain the fledging AAA business. Well, Nintendo disagrees.