Wii U News: West Games Scrapping Areal Kickstarter, Creating New One Via Official Website

Areal Kickstarter Scam
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

This seems pretty fishy...

Plenty of fishiness arose when West Games launched their Kickstarter for Areal, a spiritual successor to popular game, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Suspiciousness was made clear when the gaming community realized that no actual gameplay trailers, (original) Concept Art or anything of the sort was mentioned, or even shown in the campaign. Now, however, it...

3DS Reviews: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3DS

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

This Game is a BARREL of Fun!

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3DS is a 2.5D puzzle platformer that is a decent challenge even on the easier setting.  This game is basically a port of the Wii version only adding in a few new levels and items, so if you've played the Wii version there isn't much extra here to constitute buying a full game unless you really want to play on the go....

3DS News: Atlus Announces North American Release Date for Persona Q

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Atlus announces release date and uploads intro movie

Earlier today, Atlus announced the North American release date for Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth. The game will release on November 25th, 2014.  The AtlusUSA YouTube also posted a video of the game's opening movie which can be seen here. Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is a crossover between the PS2 JRPGs Shin Megami Tensei:...

Nintendo News: Nintendo Registers Quality of Life Trademark in Europe

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

QoL trademark registered by Nintendo

Earlier today, Nintendo has registered a trademark for QoL (a.k.a. Quality of Life) in Europe. Quality of Life is one of Nintendo's current projects that is separated from their video game console business, which is focused on fun and entertainment in particular. Here's the photo of the trademark registered by Nintendo: I think it's safe to...

Wii U News: Super Toy Cars Available on Wii U on July the 24th

Super Toy Cars Wii U Release Date
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

This arcade combat racer will cost less than 10 bucks

Super Toy Cars is a tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring fast and cool looking cars, impressive tracks made of everyday objects and a bunch of power-ups that will let you destroy your opposition. Collect all cars and upgrades to keep up with competition while you progress in career mode or have a quick race either against AI opponents or...

Opinion: No Shame in Playing Easy mode

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Difficulty is only a means toward enjoyment

I've never been fantastic at games. I was good or decent, but never great. At least, I was not the type that could speed run through Super Mario Bros. within 6 minutes or play through Bioshock Infinite on its hardest difficulty. In fact, I never got around to beat the original Metroid, Legend of Zelda (even Aonuma hasn't beaten it), or Super Mario...

Community: Luigi’s death stare appears in an official Mario Kart 8 Commercial

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Internet meme has now hit Japanese television in the form of a commercial for Mario Kart 8

Today Reddit user portaldark pointed out that the internet meme based on Mario Kart 8 named 'Luigi's death stare' is in a official Mario Kart 8 commercial in Japan. This seems to be a case of Nintendo realizing that the internet is an awesome place for marketing and growing their audience. I think that if Nintendo were the center of an...

Wii U News: Survey Shows People Are 50% More Likely To Buy A Wii U After E3

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Looks like the Wii U is going to start selling a lot more units.

A recent survey done on 1000 people says that they will be more likely to buy a Wii U after the recent game announcements last month at E3. The survey was done by IHS and GamesIndustry.biz. The likeliness that a customer would buy a Wii U has risen by 50% and this is because of games like Zelda U, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Mario Maker,...

3DS News: Super Smash Bros. 4 Pic of the Day: First Star Fox Stage Revealed!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

We get our first look at the first Star Fox themed stage

In today's Smash Bros. Pic of the Day, Masahiro Sakurai finally reveals a new Star Fox stage for the upcoming games. We have not heard word of a Star Fox themed stage until now. Take a look at what he said: You must have JavaScript enabled on your device to view Miiverse posts that have been embedded in a website. View post in Miiverse. It's...

Community: Chorus Kids Appear in Fanmade Super Smash Bros. Trailer

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

YouTuber Kimmotman makes a short animation

A couple of days ago, YouTube user Kimmotman uploaded a fan-made announcement trailer for Chorus Kids for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm3DY2aS_kk The trailer at first depicts two Chorus Kids being taught singing lessons by someone with a wig. The first two Chorus kids sing their verses...