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.

Nintendo Cashes in on...
Nintendo Cashes in on Luigi Death Stare with New Ad

Nintendo is capitalising on the popularity of the Luigi Death Stare meme with a new Japanese TV commercial for Mario Kart 8.
Wednesday 23 Jul 3:38pm | Wii U | 3

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 | 8

Wii U Update Enables...
Wii U Update Enables System Transfer, But Only with Active Consoles

A Wii U system update released today allows data to be transferred from one console to another, but cannot help with lost of damaged systems.
Tuesday 22 Jul 4:54pm | Wii U | 3

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 | 14

Want a Current-Gen...
Want a Current-Gen Rock Band? Let Harmonix Know

Harmonix is seeking feedback from fans on the future of the Rock Band series in the form of a five question survey.
Sunday 20 Jul 12:11pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | 11

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

Stitch and Tinker Bell...
Stitch and Tinker Bell Coming to Disney Infinity 2.0

Two of Disney's most popular characters, from 2002's Lilo and Stitch and 1953's Peter Pan, will be brought to life in the new game.
Thursday 17 Jul 3:16pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | 3

Mortal Kombat X Likely...
Mortal Kombat X Likely to Have Guest Characters

There won't be any superheroes from DC Comics among them, however, despite NetherRealm's success with Injustice: Gods Among Us.
Wednesday 16 Jul 6:01pm | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Vita | iOS | 8

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

Early Buyers Get Bonus...
Early Buyers Get Bonus Content for Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty

PlayStation Plus members who get Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty within two weeks of its release will get a bonus mission and costume.
Tuesday 15 Jul 9:59am | PS4 | PS3 | Wii U | PC | Vita | 10

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

Nintendo Provides...
Nintendo Provides Balance, Says Sony's Shuhei Yoshida

"If you look at the whole industry, and you consider Nintendo, I think the balance is actually better than past years," said Yoshida.
Monday 14 Jul 4:18pm | PS4 | PS3 | Wii U | 4

Raiden Revealed for...
Raiden Revealed for Mortal Kombat X

A new trailer for Mortal Kombat X introduces series mainstay Raiden with two minutes of gameplay footage.
Monday 14 Jul 9:14am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 12

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

Watch the Kiwi-Cast...
Watch the Kiwi-Cast Fundraiser Event Here

At midday today, Kiwi-Cast will kick off their 24 hour livestream event to raise money for Youthline.
Friday 11 Jul 10:36am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | Xbox | 15

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

Watch Dogs Ships 8...
Watch Dogs Ships 8 Million Copies

Ubisoft's first-quarter sales have increase 374% off the back of Watch Dogs, which broke the publisher's day one and week one records.
Friday 11 Jul 9:40am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 10

Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 8 Review

17 years later Reagan returns to a franchise that left him bored and unimpressed despite the furor of the Nintendo fanbase.
Thursday 10 Jul 3:00pm | Wii U | 14

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

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