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OlliOlli is the first 3rd-party cross buy title for 3DS/Wii U

OlliOlli, developer Roll 7’s frenetic 2D skateboarding title, will soon become the first third-party game to release with cross buy support between 3DS and Wii U, publisher Curve Digital recently announced. OlliOlli also offered cross buy with PS Vita when it released for PS4 and PS3 in August 2014, so it’s no surprise to see them more »

PS4 Anniversary Edition contest gets a do-over in Japan

The PS4 Anniversary Edition is a beautiful. Well, beautiful and limited, if you want to be exact. It’s one of those rare gems that will be the prize of a person’s collection, and people went crazy in the brief period of time they were available. Now, imagine you entered the Japanese contest to win one more »

Ganon becomes playable in new Hyrule Warriors DLC

For the end of its season pass, Hyrule Warriors is getting its long-awaited Boss Pack DLC, which includes a new, separate play mode in which you smash armies to bits as Ganon himself. The pack also adds a boss rush mode where you’ll be able to Ganon-bash your way through the game’s many bosses and unlock more »

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires is great for building harems

I’m an otome game fan is. That is, I enjoy dating sims for women, where a player has a harem of men around to meet every possible need. Perhaps it’s because I grew up on shoujo (girl’s) manga and anime, I don’t know. All I know is, if it’s possible to attempt a recreation of more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of February 25, 2015

highlights this week’s arcade releases. It’s on both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360. The game features two interwoven stories that will take place over four episodes, starring Claire Redfield and Moira Burton. She’s the daughter of Barry Burton, best known for his horrible B-movie quotes including: “Jill, here’s a lockpick. It might be more »

Sony’s Spring Fever promotion has lots of goodies for PS4, PS3 and Vita

Although it doesn’t feel like in most of the country right now, spring is on its way. If Icemageddon has hit your place, Sony will soon have a bunch of PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Vita games to warm your heart. From March 3 – April 21, Sony will release a new game every week, more »

Walmart, Microsoft selling Xbox Live Gold for $40

Seeing as how Xbox Live Gold is normally $59.99, I figured this was news you’d want to hear. Two places have marked down the price of a year of the Xbox Live Gold subscription out of nowhere, and it’s really rather interesting. One is Walmart, which cut the price to $39.96. That’s the normal one, more »

Yup, that Gold Mario Amiibo is tied to Walmart

Word has come down from on high. The great Nintendo has spoken. Lo, the Gold Mario Amiibo will be a retailer exclusive. More specifically, he will be a Walmart exclusive. And the people who camp out and go crazy over these things will not rejoice, because retailer-exclusive NFC figures suck. Nintendo says 3,000 Walmarts will more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 26, 2015

Forget the whole update thing. Today is the Donkey Kong update. Of the 11 games hitting the and eShops today, 6 are Virtual Console games starring Nintendo’s iconic monkey. Overkill? Perhaps, but Nintendo is offering 30% Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze or Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D if someone buys at least one of the more »

A photo tour of the Final Fantasy XIV Golden Saucer

After you’ve completed the Main Scenario questline up through the Airship mission in Final Fantasy XIV, an NPC named Well-heeled Youth will appear at (9,8) at the Ul’dah Steps of Nald location. They will express alarm at the fact that you haven’t been to the Final Fantasy XIV Golden Saucer yet, and give you a more »

NBA Live 15 joins the EA Access Vault

EA’s latest basketball title is now available as a free download for EA Access members. It joins EA Sports UFC, Battlefield 4, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, Need For Speed Rivals, Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, and Peggle 2. EA Access offers early access to the publisher’s games and 10 percent discounts on digital purchases more »

Batman: Arkham Knight makes thing a little more “Mature”

In a surprising turn of fate, the ESRB has given the upcoming Rocksteady game, Batman: Arkham Knight, a rating of M for Mature. This marks the first of the Arkham games to receive a rating higher than T for Teen. Among the many surprised by this decision is Rockstar founder and game director, Sefton Hill, more »