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 »


Pre-order wave 4 Amiibos at Play-Asia (update)

I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription, are more Amiibos! To be specific, the wave 4 Amiibos. These things are still selling like crazy, shortages are rampant, and people are stalking sites to see when pre-orders open up for the latest NFC figures. Well, I have good news for you. Play-Asia has them! Well, more »

Valve will unveil a new ‘SteamVR hardware’ system at GDC next week

After over a year of silence from research and development, Valve announced Tuesday that they’re bringing their hardware back on stage to strut its stuff at the upcoming 2015 Game Developers Conference, and that they’ll be adding a “previously-unannounced SteamVR hardware system” to the lineup. Also slated for an appearance is the latest version of the Steam Controller, more »


The Kirby Amiibo (almost) breaks Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

The Kirby Amiibo is adorable. The Meta Knight Amiibo is badass, and also kind of adorable. The King Dedede Amiibo, which I was lucky enough to pick up yesterday, is also freakin’ adorable. I’m gushing. I love these things. I even took a nice picture of them, because they’re the focus of this post. I’m more »

Nvidia under legal fire over technical specs for GTX 970 GPU

The uproar surrounding Nvidia’s under-performing GTX 970 GPU reached a boil Thursday when a class action lawsuit was filed against the company. As reported by PC World, the suit alleges that both Nvidia and retailer Giga-Byte Technology, which sells 970s, deliberately misled consumers with inflated and false technical specifications. The specs in question are the NVidia more »

There’s a new Pokemon Nendoroid

There’s a new Pokemon Nendoroid That Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid was something really awesome, right? I know I pounced the second I saw him on the Pokemon Center website, because I didn’t want to miss out. Turns out, Red won’t be alone, because a second Pokemon Nendoroid is on its way. Nintendo and Good Smile Company more »


ZRRO introduces hover technology controller

Love mobile gaming, but hate only having a tiny screen to work with? Tried other Android-to-tv gadgets, only to find out they sucked? Well, the ZRRO (pronounced Zero) is supposedly the answer to all those troubles. The ZRRO box is a powerful, Android-based micro-console, and it works with the ZRRO pad, a one of a more »

Destiny weapons look great in LEGO

LEGO master ZaziNombies has taken his block-building talents to countless games, but few of his creations are as striking as his recent take on Destiny‘s notorious Gjallarhorn rocket launcher. The build clocks in at 46 inches in length and with a weight of over 15 pounds, fleshed out by a whopping 3,500 bricks. For comparison, ZN’s Ice more »

Game of Thrones: Party with Hodor in the USA

Telltale Game’s Game of Thrones Episode Two: The Lost Lords has been out since the beginning of February 2015. It could be a while before the third episode is released. And even further away, the fifth season of the show won’t premier until April 2015. So what’s a Game of Thrones fan to do?! Well, if more »

Austin in Hyrule’s next Legend of Zelda hunt is February 28

Perhaps you’ve heard about the man who hides chests inspired by The Legend of Zelda around the streets of Austin, Texas. Perhaps you’re aware of all the cool homemade pieces of art that goes inside the chests. But, did you know how popular his scavenger hunts are becoming? Ez, the man who brought Hyrule to more »

Gold Mario Amiibo may be Walmart’s Retailer-Exclusive NFC Figure

Bad news, people. We have another retailer exclusive, NFC figure on our hands. A user named Mason Prime on Twitter has posted in-store ads that show Walmart hailing the Gold Mario Amiibo as its exclusive figure. Cue pre-order madness and store-wide hunts. The signage in Walmart shows Mario Party 10, which comes out March 12, more »

This Pikachu Friday the 13th tee is the best

Today is Friday the 13th friends. That enigmatic day where everyone goes crazy over outdated superstitions. Yet others revel in what could almost be considered an additional Halloween. Apparently, Friday the 13th is also the day for ridiculous cross-overs that you never thought you wanted to see. On that note, might I present to you more »