Kirby's Creator Isn't Thrilled with Video Game Storytelling

"As a long time gamer, I often find the stories told by games to be bothersome." Kirby creator Masahiro Sakurai writes in his Weekly Famitsu column. Indeed, many games seem to take their time laying out the beginning of their stories, showing long (and sometimes unskippable) cutscenes, or limiting what actions the… » 2/14/13 7:00am 2/14/13 7:00am

Nintendo’s 8-Bit Summer Brings Back Zelda, Sonic and Kid Icarus

In the midst of Nintendo's massive barrage of news last night, the House of Mario also announced a new 8-Bit Summer promotion. They'll be rolling out two old-school games a week on the 3DS' eShop digital store starting on July 5th, with titles that will include the original Legend of Zelda, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and… » 6/22/12 9:00am 6/22/12 9:00am