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See 50 new things in Super Smash Bros on October 23

Set aside some time on Thursday, because Nintendo has something to show you. There’s going to be a Super Smash Bros livestream! It’s a Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to the of the fighter, and it’s going to be a don’t-miss event. Why? Because at 3pm PST/5pm CST/6pm EST, we’re going to see 50 new things more »

Nintendo eShop Update for October 16, 2014

I hope you have a bit of free time right now, because this week’s update is really substantial. There are only three games, but there are six new games. It’s a big week. There are also just as many eShop sales as there are new games. Here’s a tidy list of what’s discounted for 3DS more »

Skylanders Trap Team has the best characters

Skylanders is one of those series that constantly amazes. Not because of the sales figures or that each year Activision manages to put out a new iteraction, like Skylanders Trap Team, that looks too good to resist. No, the real reason it’s so impressive is that each round of Skylanders manages to be better than more »

Have you seen the Bayonetta 2 commercial yet?

I thought I was having a “senior moment,” even though I’m only 31, the other day. I had Comedy Central on as white noise in the background while I was playing Super Smash Bros, and I could have sworn I heard someone say something about Bayonetta 2. I figured I was crazy and had Nintendo more »

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6 Games keeping last-gen consoles alive (update)

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are finally here. It’s been a year and games like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Forza Horizon 2 are showing what these machines can do. An incredible list of games like Assassin’s Creed Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Grand Theft Auto V and Halo: The more »

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Hyrule Warrior’s Impa shouldn’t be young and pretty

I want to make it abundantly clear, I’m super excited about Hyrule Warriors. The idea of playing as a magical, elven princess, who mows down mooks threatening her kingdom, appeals to me in ways that words can not describe. However, just because I’m excited about it doesn’t mean I don’t have a few issues with more »

Nintendo eShop Update for October 9, 2014

Good morning! Glad to see you were able to take a break from Super Smash Bros long enough to check out the update. It’s a slow week on both the and eShops, with there being 1 3DS game, 3 Wii U games, and a demo for Bayonetta 2. As for eShop sales, there are a more »

Search stores for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on December 5

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for the Nintendo Wii U has been given an official North America release date. Wii U owners will be able to follow the plucky, adventuring Toad on December 5, 2014, well in time for the holidays. Those who enjoyed last year’s superb for the Wii U will remember the Captain Toad more »

18 Amiibos available by December 2014

About an hour ago, I let you all know that Super Smash Bros Wii U will be released on November 21, 2014. That’s also the day Nintendo’s first 12 Amiibos will appear. However, there’s even more good news to be shared. That is, we’ll have 18 Amiibos to play with before 2014 ends. The first more »

Super Smash Bros Wii U to shake up Thanksgiving

Sit down and start reading, because have we got good news about Super Smash Bros Wii U! Here it is. The game will be home for the holidays! Even though Nintendo was being all secretive about the launch date, perhaps making us all afraid it could it delayed until 2015, that isn’t going to happen. more »

Toys R Us has new Skylanders Trap Team figures today

Think all of the first round of Skylanders Trap Team figures are now in stores? Think again. Even though it seemed like there were a wealth of new Trap Master, Mini, and standard NFC figures available, it turns out there’s another batch that’s been held aside. Toys R Us got itself an exclusivity deal, and more »

Skylanders Trap Team promotion has Adam Carolla prank kids

Don’t get angry when you read that headline. This isn’t a mean Adam Carolla prank. It’s a good one, done in the name of Skylanders Trap Team hype. Let me explain. When I was about five or six years old, my cousin’s step brothers and sister wanted to do something nice for me. We were more »