General: Upcoming Movie “Pixels” to Feature Classic Gaming Icons

Monday, July 21, 2014

Sony Pictures Entertaiment making movie based on short film by Patrick Jean

Today, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a new movie made with a few game companies' partnership. Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, and Michelle Monaghan star in the movie Pixels, a motion picture based on a short film by Patrick Jean with the same title. The video can be viewed below: The plot is as follows: Aliens attack Earth after...

Wii U News: New Wii U System Update Available

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Wii U firmware version 5.1.0 U available to download

A new system software update for the Wii U has arrived, labelled Wii U firmware update 5.1.0 U, adding some small but neat features. Here are the new features that were added: You can now transfer software and data from one Wii U to another. A neat feature if something happened to your Wii U and you decide to buy another, for example. A...

3DS News: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Brings a New Controller to the Table

Monday, July 21, 2014

Hori has unveiled a new Extended Slide Pad

With Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate on the way next year, the hype is slowly rising. To boost this hype early, the developers at Hori have unveiled a new Extended Slide Pad controller. This controller is an attachment that comes in two models, one for the 3DS, the other for the 3DS XL.  This controller changes the controller layout for the 3DS,...

3DS News: Indie game Timespinner to be made for the 3DS

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Kickstarter Metroidvania Game with 4 days of fundraising left makes 3DS stretch goal

Those reading the Mighty No.9 updates may have seen a community spotlight on Timespinner. That's how I learned about this indie game by Lunar Ray being ported to the 3DS after reaching its $115,000 stretch goal. At the time of this writing, it has reached $125,000 in funding with the next stretch goal being a new game+ and a special costume....

Rumor: SteamWorld Dig Wii U to be Cheaper if You Already Own the 3DS Version

Monday, July 21, 2014

Tweet shows that developers of SteamWorld Dig are considering cross-buy promotion

Something that most people seem to enjoy a lot are cross-buy promotions, where you buy one version of a game and get another version for free or at a discounted price. Examples of this include Pushmo World and Squids Odyssey (Europe only). The problem though is that there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of cross-buy promotions out there, and many...

Wii U News: New Hyrule Warriors Character to be Announced Soon

Monday, July 21, 2014

Will be a Ground Fighter

In a recent tweet about Hyrule Warriors, a new character has been said to be announced this week. Apparently, the new fighter will be related to the ground in some way. Some predictions are that it could be a Goron, more specifically Darunia, a well known leader of the Goron. The mole-like creature Mogma, from Skyward Sword is another possible...

Nintendo News: Masahiro Sakurai Explains Robin’s Smash Bros. 4 Moveset, Hints at New Fire Emblem Game

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Monday, July 21, 2014

A move that heals me while dealing damage? Sign me up!

On Miiverse, Masahiro Sakurai has given us a more detailed look at one of Robin's abilities in Super Smash Bros. 4 called Nosferatu.    You must have JavaScript enabled on your device to view Miiverse posts that have been embedded in a website. View post in Miiverse. "Pic of the day. Robin's Nosferatu is the first...

Nintendo News: Twitch Streamer Cosmo Sets New World Record for OoT

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Cosmo completed the game, just in TIME!

The famous speed running twitch streamer Cosmo has just set a new world record for The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time.  His amazing world record came in at 18 minutes 10.36 seconds.  This is by far the fastest that the game has ever been completed and it's crazy to think that someone could do this.  When I played this game as a younger kid I...

Features: 5 Weapons We’d Like to See Featured in Hyrule Warriors

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

What items would YOU like to see?

Recently, the staff over at Always Nintendo composed a list of weapons that we’d like to featured in Hyrule Warriors. After seeing the announcement of the Wind Waker as a usable weapon, we just had to go ahead and create our very own! Without further ado, let us begin: Skull Hammer: The Skull Hammer first appeared in The Legend of Zelda:...

Features: Behind the Notes: Gourmet Race (Super Smash Bros. Brawl) ~ Kirby Gets Real

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Time to get things PUMPED UP!

Super Smash Bros. Brawl has some amazing music. From it's main theme to its many remixes, it has music in every genre that nobody could say no to. The game's remake of "Gourmet Race" is something that truly makes the song feel like you are running from the apocalypse as opposed to a friendly race. The Gourmet Race is a race between Kirby and...