Redditor Vernm51’s parents couldn’t find a copy of Pokemon HeartGold for the DS locally for Christmas, so they ordered it online from GameStop—and received a bootleg copy that didn’t work.
Lottie from Animal Crossing joins the Amiibo army today. She’s a Target exclusive in the States (Best Buy in Canada). I know this because I am a well-informed member of the gaming press, and not because I was at Target when they opened this morning, dammit.
Be careful unboxing your Wii U Skylanders Superchargers starter pack. I managed to tear the lever off the side of Donkey Kong’s Barrel Blaster freeing it from its package, and will be sad forever because of it.
Don’t forget to grab Diancie. Mythical Pokémon Diancie is available through Monday for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire in North American and PAL regions. I completely forgot (thanks for the reminder, Oliver!). Don’t be me.
In a very special episode of Toy Time, I demonstrate why there is absolutely no reason to have a 1.4 watt laser sitting around on the desk of an easily bored person.
Uh oh. A number of reports around the web are claiming one thing: people are using GTA V mods to distribute malware.
One day a year comic book stores across the country and beyond seek to lure readers new and old into their musty lairs with a selection of colorful free reading material. Today is the Day of Free Comic Books.
Are you stuck with Time Warner Cable? Did your internet get all funky tonight? Don’t worry: you’re not the only one—and you may be able to fix the problem pretty easily.
Are you playing Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire right now? Good news. Game Freak is giving out a few rare Pokémon that you'll want to pick up.
Your father might not the hero the city deserves, but there's a good chance he's every bit as cool and deserving praise as BatDad. Tomorrow's the perfect day to tell him that.
Every year, on the first Saturday in May, comic book creators and publishers collaborate with comic book stores around the world to give out free books to once and future fans. It's not too late to participate.
Most days on the internet are pretty sweet! Today, however, is not sweet. It is an ordeal, something to be endured through gritted teeth. Please, tread carefully.
By now we should all be on board with the idea that texting while driving is a particularly dangerous and irresponsible thing. But how does it affect one's driving within Mario Kart? A physician and some elementary schoolers found it significantly increases the risk of driving backwards, among other hazards.
Responsible Young Drivers, despite its English name, is a Belgian advocacy group that, well, advocates responsible driving for the young. What better way to illustrate that than with a video game, and a smashed driver behind the wheel?
That thing on the front of the Xbox One? That's a sticker. You can take it off. Some of you right now are wondering why this needs to be said. Others of you, well, you're not alone. A lot of people haven't taken this sticker off their Xbox One for some reason.
Man, I don't have kids (that I know of) and I'm dawwwwwing all over this PSA that the ESRB just put out. It's a reminder that it can be hard to say no when your kid's so excited for Ninja Attack!, or whatever they're clutching, and you want him or her to be happy. But it's important to read the ratings and use…
Saving Safely: good news, Pokémon players: there's a patch out for the Lumiose City glitch, (a glitch that can sometimes corrupt saves done in Lumiose City.) You can get the new patch from the eShop, or you can scan these QR codes for it, too. (Via Tiny Cartridge)
Steam is a fantastic service—of that, there's no doubt. It's so good, that many PC gamers use it as a filter of sorts: if it's not on Steam, then it won't be played. Not happily, anyway. Thing is, if you stick exclusively to Steam, you might miss a ton of genuinely worthwhile games.