Club Nintendo seems to be holding a going out of business sale

It’s fairly common for stores to slash prices when they’re going out of business. After all, they have a bunch of stock that they have to get rid of. If they don’t sell it, they have to deal with storage afterward. Many stores are even willing to sell at a loss in order to avoid more »

Koji Igarashi firmly requests your presence Monday

I posted earlier this week about what may be a new project from the former producer, writer, and general curator of the Castlevania series, Koji Igarashi. Any doubt that this could be an elaborate ruse have been blown away by Sword or Whip’s Twitter posting an image requesting our presence (firmly) on May 11, 2015 more »

Koji Igarashi’s Castlevania-esque “dream project” may be back

Koji Igarashi is one of the great characters of the gaming industry. Also known as IGA, and rarely seen without his cowboy hat or leather whip, the man directed the legendary Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and produced an onslaught of critically successful Castlevania games for the Game Boy Advance and DS systems. After leaving more »

Don’t forget to claim your Club Nintendo Elite Status Reward

Time for a public service announcement for all 3DS and Wii U owners. One of the major Club Nintendo dates draws near. As we’re all aware, Nintendo is shutting down its rewards program for good on June 30, 2015, but there are two other important dates to keep in mind. One of which is April more »

Best Buy selling 3DS XLs for $150 today

You know how Amazon has its Deal of the Day specials? Best Buy does that too, and today it has a rather lovely deal on the original 3DS XL. Typically, the handheld is still , but today everyone can take $25 off. Yes, that means anyone interested can get a 3DS XL for $149.99. It’s more »

Comic Con has its own subscription box

We currently live in an era of subscription boxes. The universe has provided us with all kinds. There’s the many pop culture boxes like Loot Crate and Nerd Block. There’s also boxes for people like me who are cooking challenged, and like to have everything spelled out for them. And who could forget the Retro more »

BioWare makes Mass Effect fans’ dreams come true with talking Elcor plushies

Dreams are coming true today, people. We are in the presence of greatness. The BioWare Store has topped itself, because it is now offering the best Mass Effect products ever. You can now buy a talking Elcor plushie. Hug him and he’ll talk to you! Isn’t that the best? Here’s why the Mass Effect Elcor more »


Pottermore keeps Harry Potter relevant

I joined the Harry Potter-centric website Pottermore way back when it first started in 2012. At the time, the book series was long since finished, and the movies were coming to an end. I knew that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction would be opening up, but getting there from the frozen Minnesota tundra more »

Here’s Your April 10, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

You’ll be forgiven if you speed through this week’s Indie Game Bundle Update. There are some good offerings here and there, but also many repeats. We’re in a lull. There aren’t many exciting prospects. It’s best to review the 28 indie game bundles, and see if any of the few, new options stand out. This more »

Last call for Club Nintendo Coin redemption

Last call, Nintendo fans. Well, almost last call. One of the big Club Nintendo dates is fast approaching. As we all know, the company is shutting down the rewards program in favor of some as-of-yet mystery service. The first “date” was January 1, 2015, as no products or games released past then provided Coins. The more »


3DNPC is genuinely the best Skyrim mod out there

One of the problems with Skyrim is that the NPCs aren’t really that interesting. This isn’t a knock on Bethseda, they really did try their best. The NPCs as they exist are entertaining, and certainly do the job well enough. Heck, I even have my favorite NPCs to marry, which tells you they did something more »

Cards Against Originality lets you be awful with smartphones

If you’re anything like me, you’re a terrible person who enjoys doing terrible things. That makes it likely that you’ve played the super popular card game Cards Against Humanity. If you’ve never played it, I hate you and hope you never bear children. In any case, now there’s a way to play that awesome game more »