Say hello to more frequent 3DS firmware updates. It looks like the first 3DS flashcart has appeared. Dubbed the Gateway 3DS, it is in development and the team behind it claims it’s almost ready to head into production. In fact, if things go as planned, it will be shipping in about two weeks. Which means more »
EarthBound is one of the many games to appear on the Wii U’s new Virtual Console after the console’s system update this week. Professional Japanese translator Clyde Mandelin took Nintendo’s announcement, which was made in the most recent Nintendo Direct, as a sign of Nintendo’s renewed interest in the long forgotten series and took the opportunity to make Nintendo an more »
Have a Wii U? You can hack it. Not that we endorse that kind of thing, mind you. Doing that is a sure way to instantly void your warranty, but thanks to those diligent hackers, it is now possible. They haven’t got it running during the Wii U mode, but it will work on the more »
Psy has a huge hit with “Gangnam Style” and has found worldwide success, but with that kind of popularity comes parodies. That song and dance stick with people, and makes them want to try and recreate some of that magic on their own. Which, in turn, leads to seeing Sonic the Hedgehog doing the horse more »
When it comes to fan translations, you tend to see certain systems get more attention than others. There are lots of NES and SNES fan translations, you won’t have too much trouble finding Genesis or Game Gear translations and even an occasional GBA or PSP game translation project appears sometimes. When it comes to recent more »
One of the coolest fan-made mashups ever is now available online. Stabyourself has taken two franchise people love, Super Mario and Portal, and found a way to make the two coexist. The result is Mari0, a complete recreation of Super Mario Bros. with Portal-esque challenges and, of course, the portal gun. Best of all, it’s more »
The year was 1999 and Capcom was right in the middle of its Resident Evil port-a-thon. If there was a system that was making money, Capcom was looking into putting Resident Evil on it. The Game Boy Color was one of those systems, and HotGen Studios was working on the port. However, it never happened. more »
I hope you’re not eating lunch right now, because what you’re about to see might just ruin it. People like to mod PC games. You know, make them extra special with extra features, characters, equipment and scenarios. The Elder Scroll V: Skyrim is one of those kinds of games. Know what people also like? That more »
You may not like Sony, but you have to feel bad for their handhelds. The PSP was an easy target for pirates, as many people turned to custom firmware that was incredibly simple to install on the systems. I mean hell, if you had a PSP with the right kind of official firmware you could more »
Whenever a nifty new gadget comes along, there are going to be people who will take it apart for fun to see how it works and how it could be made to work with other things. Brandon Wilson is one of those people. After hearing about Activision’s Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure game, which uses a portal more »
What’s an AM2R? Glad you asked! It’s actually what DoctorM64 refers to the Another Metroid 2 Remake project as. Which makes sense, as it’s much easier to say. Not that it matters after all, as that’s just a temporary name for this fan project which takes a fresh look at the Game Boy Metroid 2 classic with fresh graphics and a little bit of new content.
Right now, AM2R is still in the early stages. However, substantial progress has been made and there’s even something pretty awesome to see. There’s a trailer to watch an a demo to download…
Some of the best internet videos come from creative minds with free time on their hands. Jeff Heimbuch is one of those minds, and he has come up with what is and will probably always be the best take on Apple’s iPhone 4S Siri function. That’s because Heimbuch is a fan of Portal 2, and saw how Siri could be improved by adding in a little GLaDOS.
The result is a slight alteration of the Apple Siri commercial. It’s mostly the same video you all remember from Apple’s big meeting this week, but only mostly. A very important detail has been changed, turning a simple virtual assistant into the best virtual assistant ever…