Seven Signs an Upcoming Game Might Suck

Brian examines the warning signs of hype and overselling while waiting for new releases.

Seven Signs an Upcoming Game Might Suck

Seven Signs an Upcoming Game Might Suck

Brian examines the warning signs of hype and overselling while waiting for new releases.

Shovel Knight to Cameo...
Shovel Knight to Cameo in Yooka Laylee

Playtonic Games have announced the appearance of a special guest in their upcoming 3D platformer.
Tuesday 27 Sep 9:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 1

Ubisoft’s CEO on the...
Ubisoft’s CEO on the NX: ‘It’s a Fantastic Machine’

CEO Yves Guillemot praised the upcoming system in an interview, adding that it will offer “different experience[s].”
Friday 23 Sep 1:23pm | Wii U | 3DS | 10

Pokémon Games Are...
Pokémon Games Are Coming to the NX

Pokémon Company executive Tsunekazu Ishihara confirmed the news today, but no news if it will be at launch.
Wednesday 21 Sep 9:26am | Wii U | 3DS | 5

Hyper Light Drifter...
Hyper Light Drifter Wii U and Vita Versions Cancelled

“The native port hasn’t been performing anywhere near our standards,” says lead designer Alex Preston.
Monday 12 Sep 2:19pm | Wii U | Vita

Bloodstained: Ritual...
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Delayed

The partially crowdfunded, spiritual successor to Castlevania has been delayed to 2018, says creator Koji Igarashi.
Monday 12 Sep 9:09am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | Vita | 1

Another Report...
Another Report Indicates the NX Will Use Cartridges

Coming this time from the Wall Street Journal, “people familiar with the matter” have said that Nintendo will pass on discs.
Monday 5 Sep 9:31am | Wii U | 3DS | 3

Seven Signs an...
Seven Signs an Upcoming Game Might Suck

Brian investigates the main culprits of overhyping and broken promises, and examines the signs that preempt disappointment.
Wednesday 31 Aug 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 12

Nintendo: ‘We Have...
Nintendo: ‘We Have to Do Better When We Launch the NX’

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime admits that the company poorly communicated the uniqueness of the Wii U.
Monday 29 Aug 9:02am | Wii U | 4

New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: August 29 - September 4

Augmented agent Adam Jensen is behind us, so what have you got to look forward to as the month of August winds down? Find out inside!
Monday 29 Aug 8:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 7

Japan’s Prime...
Japan’s Prime Minister Dresses as Mario at Olympics

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared at the closing ceremony as the iconic plumber, accepting the handover for the 2020 games.
Tuesday 23 Aug 8:17am | Wii U | 3DS | 7

Report: NX to Be...
Report: NX to Be Portable Console with Detachable Controllers

Multiple sources claim that Nintendo’s upcoming system will be bookended by two detachable controllers, for portable and home use.
Wednesday 27 Jul 8:12am | Wii U | 6

Darksiders Coming to...
Darksiders Coming to Current Consoles

The 2010 action roleplaying title will be heading to PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in the last quarter of 2016.
Tuesday 26 Jul 1:42pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | 2

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Review

Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem brought together, but the result looks more like Persona than anything else – and it’s just as good.
Monday 18 Jul 11:00am | Wii U | 8

Nintendo Announces New...
Nintendo Announces New Mini NES

Coming this November is a new miniature version of Nintendo's Classic NES - and it comes jam-packed with a ton of games.
Friday 15 Jul 8:30am | Wii U | Wii | 21

NPD to Begin Tracking...
NPD to Begin Tracking Digital Sales

Game sales tracking company The NPD Group have finally taken the first steps in providing digital sales data in their monthly reports
Wednesday 13 Jul 8:53am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Wii | PC | Vita | 3DS | 2

Miyamoto’s Most...
Miyamoto’s Most Underrated Wii U Game Is Star Fox Zero

In an interview during E3, the Nintendo luminary stated that kids would enjoy it more than an average gamer.
Tuesday 5 Jul 8:05am | Wii U

Splatoon’s Squid...
Splatoon’s Squid Sisters Coming to Mario Maker This Week

The Squid Sisters – Callie and Marie – will be coming to the Mario-building game on July 9 with their own Event Course.
Monday 4 Jul 1:19pm | Wii U

Super Mario 3 Speedrun...
Super Mario 3 Speedrun to Feature on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show

Popular speedrunner Mitch Fowler will showcase his skills on the U.S. TV talk show tomorrow.
Friday 1 Jul 1:38pm | Wii U | 1

Final Splatfest for...
Final Splatfest for Splatoon Arriving July 22

The event this time will be focused around fan-favourites Callie and Marie - who are also getting amiibo releases. Who is your favourite?
Friday 1 Jul 8:18am | Wii U

Minecraft Movie Slated...
Minecraft Movie Slated for 2019 Release

Warner Bros. will be bringing the popular game to the big screen, according to a blog post from developer Mojang.
Tuesday 28 Jun 8:37am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | PC | 4

The Weekend Chat: Who...
The Weekend Chat: Who Won E3?

With E3 done and dusted, it's time to sift through the remains and crown a winner. Who do you think came out on top? Have your say inside!
Friday 24 Jun 4:00pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | 22

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