The newly-launched Minecraft Battle mini game (free on consoles) is Mojang’s latest attempt to recapture some of the massive market that plays on independent servers on third-party maps. The Battle mini game is pretty simple—it’s a big free-for-all with up to eight players, where you try to kill, hide, and survive,…
Another giant JRPG is out for the Wii U today. Is Atlus and Nintendo’s mash-up of Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem any good? We’ve got positive impressions of the Japanese version of the game and video of the first hour of the Western version to help you decide.
“First of all, it would be great if I didn’t have to put a release date out at all,” Nintendo’s longtime chief game designer Shigeru Miyamoto recently told me when I asked him about the tendency for Zelda games to be late. “But I have to.” We both laughed.
The multiplayer online for Wii U title Devil’s Third will end in Japan on December 29, Inside reports. In-game microtransactions are also shutting down, and the game will be marked down to 3,618 yen (US$35) from June 24 in Japan. No word on similar changes to the game internationally.
Mighty No. 9 is finally out. Yet, it looks like some of the people who made it all happen are having difficulty getting their download codes or simply figuring out what exactly is going on.
Not long after this year’s E3 showfloor opened up for exhibitors, the internet started gossiping about a hacker who was supposedly trying to pilfer the impressive Zelda: Breath of the Wild demo from right under Nintendo’s nose. For some skeptics, it sounded too incredible to be true.
Just because a game was released in 2014 that doesn’t mean it’s undiscoverable in 2016. Thank YouTube for that. Thanks, YouTube!
We ended this E3 the way we started, by going hands-on with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Here, for your viewing pleasure, is direct feed footage of some cool moments that happened naturally as we played the game.
The next Zelda game isn’t out yet, but eagle-eyed players are already finding all sorts of cool easter eggs.
Massive open-world 3D games are lovely, but watching presentations for dozens of them over the course of three days is exhausting. The trailer for the latest installment of Wayforward Technologies’ Shantae series is exactly the refreshment I need.
Announced back in March, Paper Mario Color Splash will be hitting the Wii U on October 7, giving console owners something to do once they’ve finished Tokyo Mirage Sessions and Monster Hunter Generations.
I’ve played the new Zelda game for about half an hour. It’s terrific. It’s also very unlike the many Zeldas I’ve played before.
Farming and dating hit Stardew Valley is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U later this year, the game’s creator announced today. Mac and Linux versions are also still forthcoming.
Check out this new official Legend of Zelda artwork—will we be able to rock climb in the upcoming Wii U game? That’d be awesome. (Via Zelda’s Amazon page.)
Is this the greatest video game roster of all time? The folks behind the Lego Dimensions just unveiled the characters and series they’re featuring in the game’s second year, starting in September: Sonic the Hedgehog, Adventure Time, Mission Impossible, the A-Team, the Goonies, Knight Rider, the Powerpuff Girls,…
Japanese game magazine Famitsu is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the publication polled readers, asking them which games were most memorable on consoles ranging from the Famicom to the PS4.
Fans of Activision’s toys-to-life franchise have been dreaming up their own Skylands champions since the first game arrived back in 2011. This year’s Imaginators finally harnesses that creativity, giving players the ability to piece together the Skylander of their dreams.