Super Smash Bros. 3DS is good news for Nintendo

Nobody thought Super Smash Bros. was going to be a bomb. But, there was some curiosity about how Nintendo’s colorful entry into fighting games was going to do once the first portable version hit the market. The answer from Japan is extremely well!

Your 3DS can’t handle that Super Smash Bros.

You know those new 3DS XL models? Well, Super Smash Bros. might just give you a reason to buy one. Unintentionally, of course. Word on the street is, a few 3DS and 3DS XL models just can’t handle the pressure. And yes, that title was just a tad clickbait-y. See, in my head I was more »

Super Smash Bros. 3DS demo Preview: Such a tease

Who’s playing Super Smash Bros. already? I’m playing Super Smash Bros. already! Well, I’m enjoying the demo, to be precise. This right here is when having a Japanese 3DS LL pays off. Nintendo put the Super Smash Bros. demo on Japanese eShop yesterday, and naturally everyone went nuts. I mean, it’s a chance to play more »

PAX 2014: Nintendo shows up big with Hyrule Warriors and Super Smash Bros.

Nintendo will be just fine. I say this having not played any of its games at PAX Prime 2014. The only thing I have to go on is their slate of games scheduled to release between now and 2015 and the fact every Nintendo station at PAX had a crowd each time I walked by. more »

Mortal Kombat X gets a release date

Good news, fans of gore, martial arts, and amateur surgery using aforementioned martial arts. Your next serving of Fatalities and face-kicks arrives in just a few months. Brace yourself for Mortal Kombat X.

Buy the 3DS and Wii U Super Smash Bros, get music!

I don’t have a Wii U (it’s hard getting electricity out here in my mystical glade, and fairy dust only powers things for so long), but if I did, Super Smash Bros would be on my to-buy list. It’s definitely on my to-buy list for my 3DS. This is because Nintendo has always delivered a more »

There’s still hope for Pokken Tournament

Well that was anticlimactic. The “electrifying” Pokemon game announcement was a real letdown, wasn’t it? I mean, finally finding out what Pokken Tournament is great, but knowing it’s an arcade game doesn’t help those of us outside of Japan much. Look at the state of arcades in other countries? Since I’m in Chicago, I’m more more »

Nintendo eShop Update for August 21, 2014

You know, I’m not sure what to think about the Update these days. It’s getting too unpredictable. One week, the and eShops will be sorely lacking in terms of content, then the next there will be more amazing games than you can afford to pick up in a week. This week is leaning toward the more »

Watch Goldfish fight for Street Fighter II Turbo supremacy

Do you want to see the pinnacle of human achievement? Of course you do! I direct your attention to “Fish Plays Street Fighter” on Twitch, in which two fish are duking it out, mano a mano, in Street Fighter II Turbo. No, really, it’s the greatest thing ever. First, some mad genius decided to use more »

Gamescom 2014: That European, Super Smash Bros 3DS XL

Oh. My. God. Have you seen the Super Smash Bros 3DS XL? Look at this thing! This, my friends, is an example of a limited edition 3DS done right. I tell you, dreams are made of 3DS systems like this. It is just gorgeous. It’s also a European exclusive at the moment. Whomp whomp. Europe more »

5 games you need to buy during the PSN Anime Sale

Sales are great, especially on silly things you’d never buy at full price. Things like, oh, I don’t know… anime games! Sony knows what’s up, and has a ton of anime-based or, I guess, anime-esque games on sale for some awesome prices. If you’re a PS Plus member, you get even better prices. Some of more »


WWE 2K15 Hulkamania Edition is amazing, brother

Today is the first Monday of August, and the first Monday Night RAW. August is also the month of Summerslam, the second-biggest monthly wrasslin’ event. WWE likes to announce things on days like this to promote the one thing, which in turn promotes the other thing and then the other thing. It’s a big, juiced-up more »