Enjoy the Splatoon demo again on May 23, 2015

Did you miss your chances to try the Splatoon demo? I wouldn’t be surprised if you did. The Global Testfire event was incredibly brief. People who couldn’t get on at 8pm PT on May 8, 2015 4am or 12pm PT on May 9, 2015 or to a participating GameStop on May 16, 2015 missed out. more »

This Starry Midnight We Make introduces a new kind of sim

This Starry Midnight We Make , the latest localization project from Carpe Fulgur, isn’t your typical simulation game. When you hear the word simulation, you often think of city sims or transportation sims. This Starry Midnight We Make is a night sky creation sim. Crazy, right? The story of This Starry Midnight We Make follows Hamomoru Tachibana, a more »

Splatoon Global Testfire demo is here, but you can only play May 8 and 9

The Splatoon Nintendo Direct is over, and one very big announcement came out of it. It’s something we can all act on right now. See, Nintendo has decided to release a Splatoon Global Testfire demo for Wii U owners, which will allow everyone to see exactly how the 4v4 Turf War online mode functions. Get more »

P.T. is really gone, Silent Hills 100% over

If you don’t have P.T., the demo for Silent Hills, saved on your PS4’s hard drive, I have bad news. It’s gone. Completely, utterly, totally, and completely gone. When Konami took it down from the PlayStation Store April 29, 2015, the company was removing it from existence forever. See, sometimes when a game is delisted more »


Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal Preview: Sticking Points

Modern Sonic games are so traditionally bad, only a potent mix of naivete and boredom would allow me to purchase the game uninformed. Thankfully the Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal demo is now live on 3DS, so I decided to take a quick peak. The new games definitely seem to be taking a different approach. The more »


The Pokemon demo is restrictive

The magic day had arrived. I had my chance to sample Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby gameplay in the exclusive Pokemon demo. I was excited. Mainly, because I knew I’d be getting a pokemon and some items from playing, but also because this is the very first Pokemon demo ever. Unfortunately, the Pokemon demo more »

Play the Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire demo on October 21

Something extraordinary is happening next week. For the first time ever, we’re going to get a demo for a Pokemon game. The Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire demo will appear on the North American eShop on October 21, 2014, ahead of the games’ official, release date. Nintendo has never done anything like this. For years, Pokemon more »

Rayquaza and a Pokemon Alpha Sapphire/Omega Ruby demo are coming

A gigantic, vengeful dragon appears! It’s Rayquaza! He’s back, everybody. Batten down the hatches and make sure you have like 20-30 Ultra Balls, because it’s going to get ugly. He’s definitely in Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, and we can’t know that and then not challenge him. Or is it her? It, we’ll go more »

Tomodachi Life comes with demo codes for friends

Nintendo doesn’t just want you to be playing when the game launches on June 6, 2014. It wants everyone to see and play the game. So, it’s decided the best way to do so is with a Tomodachi Life demo cavalcade. Everybody’s getting involves – everybody. Here’s how the promotional blitz works. If someone buys more »


Platinum Club Nintendo members getting Tomodachi Life Lite

Well, this is interesting. If you’re a Platinum level member of Club Nintendo, you better check your inbox and spam folder. It turns out Nintendo is doling out Tomodachi Life Move-in Version demos to random members of their rewards program. It’s a glorified, lite version of Tomodachi Life that only a few people will be more »

Let Mario Kart 8 take you on a ride May 17-18, 2014

We’re all going on a joyride this weekend! Nintendo has been trying pretty hard to get people pumped about Mario Kart 8, even going so far as to offer free gas, but now a more hands-on approach is incoming. GameStop stores are going to let us play Mario Kart 8 this weekend! Select GameStop locations more »

Free Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer until Monday

If you’ve always wanted a free Call of Duty experience, this is your weekend. At least, if you own a PS3 or PS4 it is. Sony’s announced that Activision will have a free multiplayer demo available this weekend from May 2-5, 2014. Bond with friends as you shoot down everybody who isn’t you in a more »