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1-2-Switch is not the next Wii Sports

When the Wii launched over 10 years ago (10 years!?), people were still unsure about the concept of motion control in video games. "What is this TV remote-looking thing? How will anyone play games with this?" The innovative console turned...Show More Summary

The Nintendo Switch won't have video/streaming platforms at launch, and that's okay

Back in the day, it was relatively important for a console to have access to some array of video streaming services. The Wii didn't play DVDs or Blu-Ray discs by default, but it did house the Netflix app, which many folks used. Microsoft...Show More Summary

Final Fantasy XV's Moogle Chocobo Carnival temporarily transforms Altissia

Final Fantasy XV has more than enough stuff to do before you start to dive into the realm of DLC, but it's there, if you want it. And thankfully there's some free DLC on the way in the form of the Moogle Chocobo Carnival, accompanied by a premium holiday item pack. Show More Summary

Google Daydream View VR Headset on sale for $50

Remember when Verizon Wireless was selling the Samsung Gear VR for cheap last month? A similar deal now exist for another VR headset with the Google Daydream VR headset on sale for only $50. At 38% off, the unit comes in three color choices as of writing. Show More Summary

Be the boss and kill all the heroes in Nefarious

Maybe the most traditional video game trope is "You are the hero, you have to thwart evil." It's a well-tread angle, and one that's still plenty popular. Nefarious flips all that on its head. In Nefarious, you are the bad guy and you're the one who's out to kidnap the princesses. Show More Summary

Nicalis is making some Switch ports, but seems shy about it

Nicalis is best known for their work on 2D sprite based titles on the 3DS and Wii U, and it looks like they'll be working with Nintendo, porting some of their previous work to the Switch. The company may have revealed more than intended...Show More Summary

There's going to be an Injustice 2 beta, sign up for it now

Fighting crime and fighting crime fighters -- that's pretty much what Injustice 2 boils down to. The DC Comics fighter bursts into the room on May 16, but you have the opportunity to engage in fisticuffs before then. Today, a registration page went up for an Injustice 2 beta. Show More Summary

If looks could kill: Hitman's getting HDR support on all platforms

Hitman came out of nowhere to be one of the best games of 2016. A good assassin will always surprise you. Agent 47 has no problem impressing with his skill, but he's soon upping his style. Developer IO Interactive announced today that Hitman will support HDR come January 31. Show More Summary

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 hits Xbox One and PC on March 7

Did any of you end up buying the PlayStation 4 re-release of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3? Excitement from the Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite announcement had me considering it, but in the end I came to my senses once I remembered how very bad I am at these games. Show More Summary

The Division's last DLC adds traditional competitive multiplayer

It doesn't take a background in sociology or psychology to understand that there's something fascinating about The Division's Dark Zone. That's the area in the game where people can play against the environment to find high-end gear....Show More Summary

Rocket League's fourth season starts in April, competitive tiers are getting restructured

Rocket League's third season has run longer than expected and it still has some legs. Psyonix has announced the window when season four will start, and it's toward the beginning of April. That means we have almost three more months of...Show More Summary

Did Nintendo sell us a ROM of Super Mario Bros.?

The Virtual Console on the Wii and Wii U has been pretty crappy. While there are definitely a bunch of classic titles available, Nintendo's treatment of the service comes off as an afterthought. This is a company with one of the richest back catalogues of games available, yet it only ever manages to release one or two games per month. Show More Summary

The new Call of Cthulhu trailer is a descent into madness

I forgot that there was a new Call of Cthulhu game in the works. The Cyanide-developed title was announced early last year, but news of the Lovecraftian "RPG Investigation" game has been infrequent as of late. Luckily, publisher Focus Home Interactive have released a trailer for Call of Cthulhu that scratches a specific, spooky itch. Read more...

Game and console sales drop as Japan braces for Switch impact

Before a tsunami comes ashore, water recedes back into the ocean to feed the coming wave. If Japanese consumers are shoreline water, then they are pulling back as all console sales have dropped a significant amount from last week, many having dropped to less than half what they sold last week. Show More Summary

Everyone gets a giant chicken in this Heroes of the Storm event

In addition to Valeera and the Tassadar/Rexxar changes, Heroes of the Storm will kick off a new Lunar Festival event on January 24. It'll run until February 14, and instead of just rewarding players with a typical portrait, it'll also...Show More Summary

20 minutes with Breath of the Wild left me wanting more

I didn't have to get up at 6:00am on a Saturday morning to go out in the freezing cold, sit on a train for two hours and spend 2000 yen each way to get my hands on the Nintendo Switch. But I did. I wanted to see what Nintendo's new toy...Show More Summary

Ubisoft swipes Guitar Hero developer FreeStyleGames from Activision

Guitar Hero Live was a fantastic rhyhtm game that breathed new life into the genre for me after nearly a decade of safe plays from developers like Harmonix. But a lot of things were going against it -- the "live" gimmick was off-putting...Show More Summary

Path of Exile is gearing up for an Xbox One version

Grinding Gear Games' well-liked action-RPG Path of Exile is making the move to Xbox One later this year and, wait, really? Huh. What a nice surprise! The port won't be an exact duplicate given the new gamepad controls, as you'd expect,...Show More Summary

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is going to be the last first-party release for Wii U

We all kind of assumed this, but now we have rock-hard information straight from Nintendo that it's the case -- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the last first-party Wii U release. Speaking to Polygon, Nintendo of America...Show More Summary

Review: Yakuza 0

Japan in the '80s was a wonderful time for business owners. The yen was exploding in value and money was flowing like water. If you were involved in any kind of business, legit or not, you were basically so wealthy that you could blow your nose with money. Show More Summary

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