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Video: This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

This Zelda Stop Motion Animation is Crazy, and Awesome

And no, it's not closely based on the series

Zelda is a series that inspires plenty of people to take up instruments, cameras and more to produce fun videos or fan-albums for everyone to enjoy. It's also a franchise with such ardent fans that it can promote concerts worldwide and consistently sell out venues; it's truly iconic. Naturally, YouTube...

Video: A History Of Nintendo Controllers in Less Than 30 Seconds

A History Of Nintendo Controllers in Less Than 30 Seconds

The N64's is still the strangest...

Nintendo has often played the role of innovator with its control schemes, particularly in more recent times. When not innovating it's been satisfied with simply producing the best controllers of their kind — in the NES and Super NES variants — with the Nintendo 64 starting a trend for curious designs and...

Video: Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Lots and lots of lines

When teaching yourself video-making techniques and how to use various pieces of software, you could do worse than to use the time to commemorate a beloved gaming franchise. That's what a Vimeo user, DantheAdMan, has done, producing a video of motion sculptures based on characters from the iconic fighting franchise, such as...

Video: Check Out Donkey Kong at this Nintendo World Launch Event

Check Out Donkey Kong at this Nintendo World Launch Event

Credit to the guy in the outfit

The Nintendo World store in New York recently hosted a launch event for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, where attendees had the chance to enjoy other games featuring the mascot, pick up some goodie bags and meet the ape himself. Events such as these, as well as expos and similar occasions, give gamers a chance to...

News: Monster Hunter 4 Release Date and 3DS Systems Confirmed for Japan

Monster Hunter 4 Release Date and 3DS Systems Confirmed for Japan

The extended trailer looks awesome, too

Although initially set for a Spring release in Japan, Monster Hunter 4 has taken longer than expected to arrive on the 3DS. After a bit of a wait it's been confirmed, in the latest Japan-only Nintendo Direct, that the title will arrive in the region on 14th September, with a price tag of 5,990 yen — that's...

News: Watch Family Gamer TV Play Animal Crossing, Win A Limited Edition 3DS XL Console

Watch Family Gamer TV Play Animal Crossing, Win A Limited Edition 3DS XL Console

Turning a new leaf

Our good friends over at Family Gamer TV are running a series of Animal Crossing: New Leaf videos which chart one family's experiences with the latest entry in the popular franchise. As part of the series, Family Gamer TV is offering viewers the chance to win a limited edition Animal Crossing 3DS XL console. To be in with a...

Video: Namco Bandai Salutes the Tales Series and its 15th Anniversary

Namco Bandai Salutes the Tales Series and its 15th Anniversary

Includes the major titles since its debut

Namco Bandai has released an anniversary trailer in honour of fifteen years of the Tales series, as well as celebrating its upcoming release for the franchise, Tales of Xillia. The new addition to its family may not be arriving on the Wii U or 3DS - exclusive to the PS3, if you must know - but previous...

Video: Splinter Cell Blacklist Co-op Goes for the Kill

Splinter Cell Blacklist Co-op Goes for the Kill

More shoot-shoot-bang-bang than sneaky

Splinter Cell: Blacklist is one of a few major Ubisoft titles heading to Wii U, set to perform a sneak kill on the system in mid-August. It's shaping up reasonably well, based on recent footage, with reassurances that stealth can be prominent and information showing that the GamePad's capabilities will be put...

Video: Meet Some Indie Developers and Publishers That Will Shape the eShop Platforms

Meet Some Indie Developers and Publishers That Will Shape the eShop Platforms

Interviews from iDÉAME13 in Madrid

On the 13th/14th April Nintendo took over the iDÉAME Developer's Conference, showcasing the broad range of titles coming to the Wii U and 3DS eShops, while developers of all sizes took part in presentations and talks about the games industry. As we highlighted in an article on Nintendo's Indie Crusade, there...

News: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Confirmed For This Fall in the West

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Confirmed For This Fall in the West

Will be download-only on the 3DS eShop

Update: With this release being download only, Capcom has issued a statement to Kotaku to acknowledge the disappointment around the web, and to explain its reasoning: Historically it’s been tough to attract long term retail support for Ace Attorney titles. With the release of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney...

News: Ubisoft Outlines Historical Context for Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag

Ubisoft Outlines Historical Context for Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag

Guys with swords say, "I want to be rich"

As with all previous Assassin's Creed titles, Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag will be based in and around real historical events and people, though it'll naturally be fairly liberal with its storytelling. While Ubisoft's choice of pirates in the Caribbean may be surprising on paper, the developer's released...

Video: This New Project X Zone Trailer Pulls No Punches

This New Project X Zone Trailer Pulls No Punches

O. M. G.

We'll be honest and say that, at times, our reporting around Project X Zone has been a little breathless and excitable, particularly when it was first announced for Japan. It's a crossover of Capcom, SEGA and Namco Bandai IPs that names Monolith Soft — of Xenoblade Chronicles fame, to name just one — as a developer on the project. And...