Why Pokemon Works

Brendan explores the reasons for Pokemon's enduring success (at least, that was the brief...)

Why Pokemon Works

Why Pokemon Works

Brendan explores the reasons for Pokemon's enduring success (at least, that was the brief...)

Snoop Dogg Voice Pack...
Snoop Dogg Voice Pack Coming to Call of Duty: Ghosts

A new video released by Infinity Ward previews an upcoming add-on pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts, which features Snoop Dogg as an announcer.
Wednesday 16 Apr 10:05am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 16

Guacamelee Developer...
Guacamelee Developer Announces New Game, Severed

Drinkbox Studios' new dungeon crawler has been described as a cross between Mega Man, Infinity Blade, and Mike Tyson's Punch-Out.
Tuesday 15 Apr 2:35pm | Wii U | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 2

Capcom Creating Two...
Capcom Creating Two New R&D Labs in Japan

The $90 million buildings near Capcom's headquarters in Osaka will allow them to centralise operations and make development more efficient.
Tuesday 15 Apr 9:36am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 2

Toon Link Nendoroid...
Toon Link Nendoroid Releasing in August

Japanese toy makers Good Smile Company have revealed a new Nendoroid series figure based on Toon Link from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.
Monday 14 Apr 4:31pm | Wii U | GCN | 2

NES Remix 2 Channels...
NES Remix 2 Channels Nintendo World Championships

NES Remix 2 will include a Championship Mode for players who also own NES Remix, Nintendo has revealed.
Monday 14 Apr 3:41pm | Wii U | 1

LGBTQ-focused GaymerX...
LGBTQ-focused GaymerX Convention Finishing This Year

Due to budget constraints, feedback, and "the new focus towards diversity in the industry," GaymerX2 will be the convention's final showing.
Monday 14 Apr 11:39am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 2

Nintendo eShop Update:...
Nintendo eShop Update: 11 April, 2014

LEGO The Hobbit, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, and two more GameBoy Advance Virtual Console games launch for Nintendo Systems today.
Friday 11 Apr 5:02pm | Wii U | 3DS

EarthBound-inspired RPG Citizens of Earth Picked Up by Atlus

Atlus has announced it will publish the EarthBound-inspired RPG Citizens of Earth, after it failed to meet its Kickstarter goal last year.
Friday 11 Apr 9:44am | PS4 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS

Restructures See Job...
Restructures See Job Cuts at Sega's London Office

Sega's Sonic and mobile divisions are being consolidated with Sega of America, resulting in job cuts for the European division.
Thursday 10 Apr 9:48am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | iOS | Android | 4

New Super Smash Bros....
New Super Smash Bros. Details Emerge from Nintendo Direct

Release windows, version differences, online modes, a 3DS-exclusive game mode, and five more characters revealed.
Wednesday 9 Apr 11:19am | Wii U | 3DS | 5

Super Mario 3D World...
Super Mario 3D World Devs Working on New Mario Game

Nintendo EAD Tokyo is working on a new Mario game, but whether it will be on 3DS or Wii U is "still a secret."
Wednesday 9 Apr 8:58am | Wii U | 3DS | 5

Marvel Super Heroes...
Marvel Super Heroes Coming to Disney Infinity

Disney has released a new teaser trailer revealing that Marvel Super Heroes will be coming toy-collecting sandbox game, Disney Infinity.
Wednesday 9 Apr 8:18am | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | 3DS | iOS | 7

Yoshitaka Amano Paints...
Yoshitaka Amano Paints Child of Light's Aurora

Ubisoft have released a video showing world-renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano painting a portrait of Child of Light's protagonist, Aurora.
Tuesday 8 Apr 11:16am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 6

Super Smash Bros....
Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct Broadcasting on April 9

A Nintendo Direct briefing focused on the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii u will start at 10am on April 9.
Monday 7 Apr 9:09am | Wii U | 3DS | 3

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

The first three GBA titles for Wii U's Virtual Console - Advance Wars, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and Metroid Fusion - are out now.
Friday 4 Apr 8:09pm | Wii U | 3DS | 2

Child of Light: Behind...
Child of Light: Behind the Scenes

A nine-minute interview with Ubisoft's Patrick Plourde gives a look at what has gone into making the fairy-tale JRPG, Child of Light.
Friday 4 Apr 2:58pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 15

Win the April...
Win the April Prizepack with NZGamer.com VIP!

Find out how to earn NZGamer.com VIP and go in the draw for the April prizepack to win videogames, gaming shirts and more!
Friday 4 Apr 12:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS | 33

Mario Kart 8...
Mario Kart 8 Developers on Balance, Rainbow Road, and More

Mario Kart 8 won't be all about luck, will not have a course creator, and will have two Rainbow Road tracks.
Friday 4 Apr 9:52am | Wii U | 8

Call of Duty: Ghosts...
Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction: Episode 2 Trailer

A new trailer for Mayday, the second episode of the four-part Extinction cooperative mode, has been released ahead of its release on Friday
Wednesday 2 Apr 5:33pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 4

Batman: Arkham Origins...
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edition Out This Week

An enhanced version of Arkham Origins Blackgate is out this week for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, with a Wii U version due later this month.
Wednesday 2 Apr 4:06pm | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 13

Nintendo CEO's...
Nintendo CEO's Internal Approval Rating Falls

Satoru Iwata is facing a "June of trials," with a fall in approval putting his position on Nintendo's board of directors at risk.
Wednesday 2 Apr 9:02am | Wii U | 3DS | 10

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