The State of Games Journalism

An introspective look at what gaming journalism, ourselves included, could do differently.

The State of Games Journalism

The State of Games Journalism

An introspective look at what gaming journalism, ourselves included, could do differently.

Naughty Dog Open to...
Naughty Dog Open to New Crash Bandicoot, Jak & Daxter Games

Naughty Dog has no plans to return to its beloved earlier franchises, but would consider it when it "makes sense to."
Wednesday 23 Jul 8:58am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 7

New Mighty No. 9...
New Mighty No. 9 Trailer Shows Off Mega Man's Spiritual Successor

Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and his new studio, Comcept, have released a new gameplay trailer for Mega Man's spiritual successor.
Tuesday 22 Jul 9:16am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 4

The State of Games...
The State of Games Journalism

We sack up, take our own advice and get honest with you guys on what games journalism could do differently.
Monday 21 Jul 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 13

Elite Club Nintendo...
Elite Club Nintendo Members in the US Get a Free Game

A North America-exclusive Nintendo promotion will see Club Nintendo Elite Status members get one of 16 games for free.
Friday 18 Jul 2:15pm | Wii U | 3DS | 9

New Theatrhythm Final...
New Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Trailer Released

The second in a series of trailers called Legacy of Music, the new video focuses on music from SNES-era Final Fantasy games.
Wednesday 16 Jul 3:50pm | 3DS | 3

New Pokemon Trailer...
New Pokemon Trailer Reveals Mega Metagross, Cosplay Pikachu

"Pikachu likes to cosplay?!" exclaims a new trailer for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, before showing Pikachu in various costumes.
Wednesday 16 Jul 11:24am | 3DS | DS | 3

DIGITAL NATIONZ...
DIGITAL NATIONZ Returns for 2014

DIGITAL NATIONZ is returning in 2014 and is joining forces with the Gizmos, Gadgets and Technology Show.
Wednesday 16 Jul 10:16am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 15

Six Retailer-Exclusive...
Six Retailer-Exclusive Pre-order Bonuses for LEGO Batman 3

Six American retailers will each get exclusive pre-order bonuses for LEGO Batman 3, though none will get exclusive in-game content.
Tuesday 15 Jul 6:06pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 5

Three More Fighters...
Three More Fighters Join the Super Smash Bros. Roster

Robin and Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening and Captain Falcon from F-Zero bring the Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U roster to 36.
Tuesday 15 Jul 9:26am | Wii U | 3DS | 3

FIFA 15 Cover...
FIFA 15 Cover Revealed, Features Messi Once Again

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi graces the cover of FIFA 15, his fourth FIFA cover appearance in a row.
Tuesday 15 Jul 8:54am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | 14

Mario Gets Patriotic...
Mario Gets Patriotic with Super Smash Bros. Alternate Costume

He may be an Italian character designed by a Japanese person, but Mario's allegiance lies with the United States of America.
Friday 11 Jul 3:20pm | Wii U | 3DS | 5

GameStop Won't Be...
GameStop Won't Be Involved in Creation of Exclusive DLC

GameStop CEO Paul Raines says that although the retailer will fund exclusive content, it won't be involved with the creation of it.
Friday 11 Jul 10:13am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 6

Pokemon Trading Card...
Pokemon Trading Card Game Getting Virtual Console Release

Pokemon Trading Card Game, first released in 1998, will be the first Pokemon game to launch on the Virtual Console service.
Thursday 10 Jul 4:59pm | 3DS | 5

Build a Secret Base in...
Build a Secret Base in Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Players will be able to create mazes, set traps, and customise Pokemon battle rules, essentially creating their own Pokemon Gym.
Wednesday 9 Jul 3:15pm | 3DS | DS | 7

Dragon Quest 10...
Dragon Quest 10 Heading to 3DS in Japan

Like the Android version, the 3DS version of the MMORPG will make use of Square Enix's cloud streaming service.
Wednesday 9 Jul 9:38am | 3DS | 3

Pokemon X and Y Owners...
Pokemon X and Y Owners Can Get a Free, Unique Vivillon

For a limited time, Pokemon X and Y players can get a "Fancy Pattern" Vivillon with the games' Mystery Gift function.
Tuesday 8 Jul 2:45pm | 3DS | 5

GameStop Wants to...
GameStop Wants to Offer "Exclusive Gameplay"

GameStop has revealed plans to investors to bring more exclusive content to their customers, which could include unique gameplay.
Tuesday 8 Jul 2:05pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 25

Nintendo Sponsors Evo...
Nintendo Sponsors Evo Fighting Game Tournament

Despite trying to shut down the Super Smash Bros. event at last year's Evo, Nintendo is now sponsoring the massive fighting game tournament.
Tuesday 8 Jul 10:07am | Wii U | Wii | 3DS | 2

Nintendo eShop Update:...
Nintendo eShop Update: 4 July, 2014

Pokemon Art Academy, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, and more in this week's Wii U and 3DS update.
Friday 4 Jul 6:59pm | Wii U | 3DS | 2

Nintendo Has
Nintendo Has "Ideas" for a New 3DS Zelda Game

While all eyes are on the Wii U entry in the Legend of Zelda series, Nintendo hasn't forgotten about its handheld console.
Friday 4 Jul 4:04pm | Wii U | 3DS | 8

Bethesda's Pete Hines...
Bethesda's Pete Hines to Give Keynote at PAX Australia

Pete Hines, the vice president of PR and marketing at Bethesda Softworks, will deliver the opening "storytime" keynote address.
Friday 4 Jul 9:03am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 2

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