Terraria’s 1.3 update changelog revealed

The Terraria 1.3 Changelog has been released, and it’s expansive, impressive, and purposefully incomplete so not to spoil all of the new surprises. Following is the full list, but some of the highlights include: 800 new items to discover Expert Mode, featuring increased challenge and new rewards New Underground Desert biome New Tax Collector NPC more »

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance release date confirmed

The PS4 exclusive Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance now has an official U.S. release date. Strategy RPG fans can begin their quest for revenge on October 6, 2015. That’s pretty fast! Disgaea 5, the first in the series to appear on Sony’s current-gen system, features an Overlord named Void Dark conquering numerous Netherworlds. A demon more »

YouTube will launch gaming-dedicated site YouTube Gaming this summer

YouTube is taking its support for video game let’s plays, walkthroughs and the like to a new level with YouTube Gaming, a separate website and app dedicated entirely to video game coverage. As its teaser site reveals, YouTube Gaming will launch in the U.S. and UK in summer 2015 with full support for live streams and videos. YouTube more »

2K Games teases “Advent” with eerie website

2K Games has laid the groundwork for a viral marketing campaign for something called “Advent.” Two posts on 2K Games’ official Twitter account show a beautiful city skyline and make mention of a “world of tomorrow.” However, the second post includes a gif that morphs into a burning city skyline with the words, “fear the world more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »