In the Japanese Nintendo Direct, which aired simultaneously with the North American Nintendo Direct, Eiji Aonuma takes a brief tour through the Clock Town of Majora’s Mask 3DS. The explanation sounds geared for new players. He runs through (in Japanese) the concept of Clock Town, of the festival construction going
While the focii of Nintendo Direct this morning were noticeably concentric about the 3DS, there was plenty in reserve to sate the home console crowd. One of the more enticing tidbits revealed this morning was a catalog of Wii games scheduled to be made available for download on Wii U
The ever-charming Satoru Iwata unloaded Intelligent Systems’ starting gun for the Nintendo Direct this morning. New Fire Emblem for 3DS. After a brief cinematic, in which we see grand open spaces rollicking with the tide of armies on opposite sides of feudal-era-inspired weaponry, a man on a gilt-breasted, white-haired pegasus,
The newest runt in the 3DS family litter has just been introduced to North America via Nintendo Direct. The new console, chalked up for release February 13 2015, will feature hardware designed to decisively answer consumer feedback from the original hardware and provide a more pluralistic starting point for developers, incorporating firmware
The Wii U is facing a harsh drought of title releases from now until March. A measly 2 releases (Kirby and the Rainbow Curse / LEGO Marvel Superheros) coming to the console between now and March is once again prompting Nintendo fans to canalize their interests toward the 3DS. One of
The much beloved mobile game, Puzzle & Dragons, which combines elements of a tile matching, Bejeweled-like puzzle game with the dungeon delving delights and RPG elements of a Square Enix keynote title, has announced plans for a Super Mario Edition to be released on 3DS for Japan in April 2015.
The mood in the Nintendo office in the incipient stages of 2014 was a morbid one. A kind of stoic acquiescence, an acceptance of economic collapse drifted between desks like phantasmic tumbleweeds. The critics were fashioning sticks of ridicule and bombast with which they hoped to flail the corpse of
New gameplay has been released from Zelda: Wii U, with fans getting a peek into the sprawling new-look Hyrule at The Game Awards. Footage shows an art style somewhere between the gritty Twilight Princess and the watercolour Skyward Sword. Mechanics look very similar to Skyward Sword at this point, movement
Bandai Namco has just revealed that Beerus and Whis, characters that made their debut in Dragon Ball Z Battle of Gods, will be a part of the time patrol missions in Dragon Ball Xenoverse’s story mode. Also revealed was being able to face Great Ape Vegeta in Time Patrol Quest
Final Fantasy Type-0 is finally coming overseas and now, it also has to deal with heightened expectations as it is the first entry of the franchise that will be releasing on the Playstation 4. We got to preview the game at a Square Enix media event during New York Comic
It’s rare that we, as consumers, get a behind-the-scenes look on game development, but Deck 13 and CI games pulled back the curtain in this new dev diary. Check that out below and look forward to more dev diaries leading up to the game’s release. Lords of The Fallen is
Batman returns this December in his latest adventure in the Lego Universe and I get the scoop at New York Comic Con 2014. Assistant Game Director for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Stephen Sharples gives us some details on what we will see in this sequel to this fun series.