30 Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions concert dates, presale code announced

We’re in trouble. Summer is a busy season for me for a number of reasons, and I’m sure it’s a hectic one for you as well. It’s about to get even more chaotic, because that’s when the Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions concert tour kicks off its jaunt around North America, Mexico, and Australia. The 30 tour more »

Nintendo eShop Update for March 26, 2015

Ready to head to the on your or today? I assure you if you do, it will be a rather quick trip. We’re in the midst of a lull. There are six new games, two for the 3DS, three for the Wii U, and one DSiWare title, but none of them are especially striking or more »

Gen Con warns Indiana governor over controversial religion bill

On March 23, 2015, the CEO of Gen Con sent a letter (PDF) to Indiana governor Mike Pence, asking him not to sign SB 101, a law that would implement the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into Indiana state law. Expressing pride in the diversity of Gen Con attendees and concern that the law “could more »

Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: Blackwing Corruptor and Dragon’s Breath revealed

We’re up to 14, folks. We’re fast approaching the halfway point for Blizzard’s reveal of Blackrock Mountain, the 31-card Hearthstone adventure launching next month. The spotlight returned to the draconic members of the expansion in the most recent unveiling, with Blackwing Corruptor leading the charge. Like Blackwing Technician, another member of the Dragon archetype, Blackwing Corruptor is easy more »

By the way, Vita firmware 3.50 is out today too

I know that all Sony system owners are excited about one thing today. You can’t blame them, since the new PS4 firmware Yukimura is out. But there’s Vita firmware too! And if you have both systems and want to use them together for Remote Play, you’re going to have to make time for both updates. more »

Today’s the day! PS4 firmware 2.50 – Yukimura – is here

Today is the most exciting day. I mean, how often is it that the prospect of updating PS4 firmware is a good thing, rather than a tedious roadblock to going online, accessing the PlayStation Store, or doing other fun stuff. Not often, friends. Not often. But that’s not the case today, because PS4 firmware 2.50, more »

Friendly reminder: The first Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC is out today

Remember during Microsoft’s E3 2014 press conference, when Microsoft mentioned that Dragon Age: Inquisition downloadable content would arrive first on the Xbox one, and PC? Well out of the blue the first DLC is out today, unless you’re a PlayStation user. Here’s the trailer for it. The Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC is called Jaws of Hakkon and is named after the god more »

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D will force New 3DS XL owners to upgrade microSD cards

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D will force New 3DS XL owners to upgrade microSD cards All 3DS systems come with relatively small SD or microSD cards. You get 4GB, which doesn’t offer much room in the digital age. Especially if you’re planning on getting Xenoblade Chronicles 3D for your New 3DS XL. The latest handheld comes with more »

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is taking over Six Flags’ Goliath coaster on March 28

It seems 3DS and New 3DS weren’t enough for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Now the game is coming to Los Angeles, California to take over Six Flags Magic Mountain, and with it, the massive Goliath coaster. Beginning Saturday, March 28, the game will descend upon the park to, among other things, turn the Goliath into the famous MH4U boss, more »

Nerf Alert: Evolve’s Wraith finally gets a balance change

As I mentioned in an earlier column, Evolve’s Wraith was head and invisible shoulders above the other monsters in Turtle Rock’s shooter. A patch already active on PC and coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next week will make some adjustments to a creature that the stats say was just too strong. After the more »

Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL may be at GameStop tomorrow

People heartbroken over the small number of Majora’s Mask New 3DS XLs released into the wild may find something to cheer about on March 25, 2015. Turns out, GameStop has got a surprise for us. If rumors from NeoGAF are to be believed, the systems are going to be making a reappearance. According to a more »

New 3DS firmware saves layouts, adds Arkanoid

New 3DS firmware saves layouts, adds Arkanoid Firmware updates on consoles and handhelds are rarely a big deal. It isn’t often that new features are added that make the upgrade even worth it. Except yesterday, new 3DS firmware was released that is kind of a big deal. It’s great for two reasons. The first is more »