Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition lets you capture Kaos

The $100 Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition is starting to look like a better investment. Every time a new game is released, there’s always a special Dark Edition that includes different character variations and other special bonuses. Usually, it’s specific to one outlet and practically identical to the $79.99, standard starter pack, but the Skylanders more »


EB Expo Attendees Can Get Skylanders Trap Team’s Gearshift

Sites like eBay are going to be innundated with figures come October 2, 2014. It isn’t just because all pre-orders of the game come with the NFC figure. It’s also because the EB Expo will be giving them away too. Getting a Gearshift figure at EB Games Australia’s EB Expo 2014 will prove a bit more »

Anime Midwest 2014 was a Gamers’ Heaven

A lot of major cons make a show of trying to offer something for gamers, but it usually only results in a few panels, voice actors that have perhaps done one or two video game rolls in addition to other parts, and maybe a tabletop or TCG room. Meanwhile, Anime Midwest 2014 went above and more »

Nintendo eShop Update for June 3, 2014

Pardon my language, but holy crap. This is a fantastic week for the Nintendo update. Like, it’s crazy good. Not only are there 4 games and 7 games, there’s also 1 DSiWare game and 1 WiiWare game. This is just shocking. I think I need to sit down. Oh, wait, I already am. Okay, you more »


Tomorrow is GameStop’s Skylanders Day

The Skylanders series of games are so popular, GameStop goes out of its way every year to hold a Skylanders Day to get people in the door to get special figures and deals. With Skylanders Trap Team coming later this year and even more Skylanders Swap Force characters still to be released, it’s an event more »


E3 2014: Skylanders Trap Team has the Coolest Characters

Listen, it’s been almost a week since E3 2014. If you love the Skylanders series and are interested in Skylanders Trap Team, you’ve probably ready at least two or three previews by now. So this isn’t going to be one of those. You have some idea of how the game plays, especially if you’ve played more »


E3 2014: People at Skylanders Trap Team Sessions were in It for the Toy

As long as Activision has been making Skylanders games, E3 attendees have known that stopping by the Skylanders demo stations or making a meeting will result in the acquisition of a special, limited edition, E3 figure. Usually, at said presentations, people have some semblance of decency and go to the trouble of at least Googling more »

E3 2014: Activision game lineup focuses on the big 3

Guess who’s in the air, headed to E3 2014? It’s me! But, I love you all so much that instead of relaxing, I’m reporting on Activision game lineup. Because when you’re you’re psyched up about E3, you gotta always be covering it. The Activision game lineup this year is focused on only three games. Which more »


Pre-order Skylanders Trap Team for Gearshift

Oh Activision, you always make these Skylanders games so hard to resist. It’s not enough that each installment seems to read our minds in terms of what new content we want in the game. You also have to do things like offer a figure to anyone who decides to pre-order Skylanders Trap Team. That’s just more »

Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection isn’t dead thanks to Homebrew

We all know the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection was shut down for and owners on May 20, 2014. It was a sad time, since it meant no more online multiplayer or bonuses for lots of lovely DS and Wii games. But, just because Nintendo shut their servers down doesn’t mean we’re out of business. Fans have more »

Philips is going after Nintendo over two patent violations

Philips has raised a couple allegations against Nintendo over patents it claims Nintendo is in violation of. The first patent is referred to as “the ’379 patent” which is for a “Virtual Body Control Device. The second is for “the ’231 patent” that is for a “user interface system based on pointing device.” These two patents more »


Nintendo is sick, and it’s not just the Wii U

There’s been a lot of doom and gloom articles that have hit about the Nintendo in the last week, and they all agree pretty much on some basic concepts; that Nintendo is circling the drain without a paddle, taking on water. The Wii U is going to miss all three major franchises it’s enjoyed in more »