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News: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes To Feature Stan Lee as a Playable Character

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes To Feature Stan Lee as a Playable Character

And lots of others, naturally

In the coming months we're going to see an epic face-off, of sorts. Nope, we're not talking about the Wii U vs Xbox One vs PS4, or even 3DS vs anything with a small-ish screen, but a battle between superheroes for the public's affections. Yep, we have Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure coming to the Wii U...

News: Ghostlight Will Open Pre-Orders For Devil Survivor 2 Next Week

Ghostlight Will Open Pre-Orders For Devil Survivor 2 Next Week

Europe finally gets the chance to play it

Last week Ghostlight revealed it would be giving Europeans the chance to get hold of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 by pre-ordering the game from its online store. However, the publisher will only release the DS title should it receive enough requests. Well, the chance to reserve a copy will start...

News: Ghostlight Hatches A New Plot To Bring Devil Survivor 2 To Europe

Ghostlight Hatches A New Plot To Bring Devil Survivor 2 To Europe

A cunning plan

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 was released in the US well over a year ago now and poor old Europe has yet to have the game grace its presence. It appears that day may not be too far off, as UK-based publisher Ghostlight has devised a scheme to finally bring the DS game to European shores. Essentially, it's playing it very...

News: Nintendo Wins Another Court Battle with R4 Cartridge Manufacturers

Nintendo Wins Another Court Battle with R4 Cartridge Manufacturers

Nintendo and others to be paid nearly $1 million in damages

The DS family of systems has long since been replaced by the 3DS, but almost as an ironic tribute to the slowly grinding gears of legal systems, Nintendo and around fifty other companies have just been awarded nearly $1 million in damages; this will be paid by two R4 device sellers based in...

Poll: How Important is Dual / Second Screen Gaming?

How Important is Dual / Second Screen Gaming?

A major part of Nintendo's strategy

Yesterday brought us some interesting comments from Ubisoft Managing Director Nicolas Rioux, who spoke about the potential prominence of "second screen" gaming, even going so far as to praise the Wii U as an innovative first step. As we observed in that article, it'd be a nasty piece of irony if technical...

News: Renegade Kid To Regain Rights To Moon Next Year

Renegade Kid To Regain Rights To Moon Next Year

Could a sequel be in the works?

Moon is something of a cult classic, and many Renegade Kid fans hold out hope for a sequel of some sort. The studio itself is open to the idea, but has always maintained that the rights to the name are an issue — the original was published by Mastiff, which currently has ownership of the IP. However, it would seem...

News: Australia Gearing Up For Pokémon Video Game National Championships At PAX

Australia Gearing Up For Pokémon Video Game National Championships At PAX

Winners get the chance to compete at the World Championships

Nintendo Australia has announced the upcoming PAX event to be held in Melbourne will host the Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships for trainers in Australia and New Zealand to take part in. Trainers will battle it out using their copy of Pokémon Black and White 2 at the...

News: The Pokémon Company Lays Down The Law On Cheaters

The Pokémon Company Lays Down The Law On Cheaters

Users of "illegal Pokémon" will be banned

Considering how fun and addictive Pokémon battles with friends are, it's no surprise tournaments have cropped up all over the world for trainers to show off their 'mon's skills. However, one blight that has been attached to the competitions is the use of modified Pokémon. Essentially, people can use...

Video: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes E3 Trailer Saves the Day

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes E3 Trailer Saves the Day

It's a LEGO Wolverine, at last

There are so many LEGO games out on the market — so, so many. Yet we seem to keep wanting more, possibly because in the majority of cases they're a lot of fun, and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes looks set to be a big release this Fall; versions will grace the Wii U, 3DS and DS. With the E3 madness now well underway, the...

Feature: The Humble Origins of Animal Crossing

The Humble Origins of Animal Crossing

How an obscure little N64 title grew into a hit franchise for Nintendo

The hype and excitement for Animal Crossing: New Leaf across the web is reaching a critical level. Hitting North America on 9th June and Europe on 14th June, it begs the question whether some people might literally explode as a result of not being able to contain their...

Video: Disney's Planes Trailer Flies Into View

Disney's Planes Trailer Flies Into View

Exclusive to Nintendo systems

Earlier this year it was confirmed that Disney's Planes will be coming exclusively to Nintendo systems, covering Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS. It'll arrive in North America on 6th August, just before the film arrives on 9th August; as most of you probably already know — or will have guessed — this is a follow up to the...

News: Tecmo Koei Hints At A Pokémon Conquest Sequel

Tecmo Koei Hints At A Pokémon Conquest Sequel

"There was a lot of unfinished material for Pokémon Conquest"

The Pokémon Company and Tecmo Koei recently collaborated to make a strategy RPG crossover called Pokémon Conquest that took the Nobunaga's Ambition style of gameplay and threw in a flurry of Pokémon to do the battling. Even though the 3DS had been out a while at the time of the...

News: LEGO Friends Coming to 3DS and DS

LEGO Friends Coming to 3DS and DS

Explore Heartlake City this fall

OK, now. Deep breaths. Not all LEGO games are about undercover cops or action-packed film and comic licenses. Some of them can be about dancing and taking care of pets and scrapbooking and... and that’s perfectly fine. Warner Bros. Interactive has announced LEGO Friends, a game based on the popular toy line...

News: There's Still Plenty Of Interest In Older Pokémon Games

There's Still Plenty Of Interest In Older Pokémon Games

People are still buying the previous titles

This year Nintendo announced it would be bringing a brand new Pokémon title to the 3DS in the form of Pokémon X & Y. This new iteration breaks the mould set by previous games and incorporates full 3D environments instead of the conventional top-down view we're all used to. Of course, Pokémon Black...

News: Nintendo Selling Refurbished 3DS and DSi Consoles

Nintendo Selling Refurbished 3DS and DSi Consoles

All systems come with a one year warranty

Nintendo is now selling authentic refurbished products on its official website. The company says the systems are the only refurbished products on the market that have been cleaned, tested and inspected to meet its own high standards. According to the website listings the consoles are guaranteed to be fully...