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News: Metroid Prime Trilogy Now Available At GameStop For $84.99

Metroid Prime Trilogy Now Available At GameStop For $84.99

Part of its "vintage" selection of titles

Earlier this week GameStop made a brief statement regarding the pricing of used copies of Xenoblade Chronicles in its various retail outlets. The company said it had sourced new copies of the "vintage" title and claimed many more were on the way, including Metroid Prime Trilogy, which has become n

News: Disney Infinity Has Reportedly Cost "Well Over $100 million" to Produce

Disney Infinity Has Reportedly Cost "Well Over $100 million" to Produce

"It's a Hail Mary with a tremendous amount of pressure to be a hit"

Disney Infinity is a game with the substantial muscle of its namesake company behind it, as it attempts to barge into the game-plus-collectible toy formula that's made Activision's accountants so very happy with the Skylanders franchise. With the build-up and range of add-ons and...

News: Toys R Us Announces Exclusive Range of Disney Infinity "Crystal" Figures

Toys R Us Announces Exclusive Range of Disney Infinity "Crystal" Figures

Also appear differently in the game

Toys R Us has just announced its exclusive line of Disney Infinity figures and power discs, or at least couple of the first items in its range. A special "Crystal" series will offer semi-transparent versions of the toys that also appear and behave differently in the game; they will only be available from the...

Video: A Rundown of the Disney Infinity Wave 1 Toys

A Rundown of the Disney Infinity Wave 1 Toys

It's a 'Toy Story'

With the approaching release of Disney Infinity and incoming news of more play-sets (featuring Toy Story and Mickey no less), as well as mobile apps, it’s easy to lose sight of the small action figures at the heart of this new franchise. Of course the game is hugely important, and the quality of experience in both the...

News: GameStop Defends Xenoblade Chronicles Pricing, Plans More "Vintage Titles" Like Metroid Prime Trilogy

GameStop Defends Xenoblade Chronicles Pricing, Plans More "Vintage Titles" Like Metroid Prime Trilogy

"As always, our pricing for these games is competitive"

Earlier today we reported that questions had been raised about GameStop's increase in Xenoblade Chronicles stock; the title had been difficult to find for an extended period. Despite the title's rarity for a number of months, many GameStop stores now have multiple "used" copies available, as...

News: GameStop Accused of Re-Printing Xenoblade Chronicles, Then Selling as "Used" For $90

GameStop Accused of Re-Printing Xenoblade Chronicles, Then Selling as "Used" For $90

A product monopoly gone too far?

Xenoblade Chronicles took its sweet time coming to the Wii in North America, with Nintendo eventually publishing as a limited release on the Nintendo Store and through GameStop. It had been long anticipated and clearly sold well for the available stock, as it reportedly became hard to find and rare after launch...

News: Young Justice: Legacy Will Come To Wii U, 3DS and Wii in November

Young Justice: Legacy Will Come To Wii U, 3DS and Wii in November

Nintendo versions suffer a delay

Young Justice: Legacy is an action RPG from Little Orbit and is based on the now cancelled cartoon show of the same name. It's coming to all major platforms including Wii U and 3DS and is scheduled for release this September. However, the developer has now announced on its Facebook page that the Nintendo versions of...

News: Club Nintendo Rewards Get Active for August

Club Nintendo Rewards Get Active for August

Going retro and training your brain

It's that time again, North America, when you can trade your Club Nintendo coins for a free downloadable game. This week has an undoubtedly retro feel, with a good variety on option for redemption as 3DS or Wii Shop downloads β€” the latter can also be accessed on Wii U via the Wii Mode. There are a couple of...

News: Nintendo Reports 150% Download Revenue Increase Over Equivalent Quarter Last Year

Nintendo Reports 150% Download Revenue Increase Over Equivalent Quarter Last Year

Wii hardware and 3DS software sales each pass 100 million units

Nintendo has released its first quarter financial results which delivered a net profit, significant 3DS success and some cringe-worthy Wii U figures. Alongside the main results, Nintendo has released some other tid-bits of information to highlight notable landmarks and game sales over...

News: Disney Infinity's First Wave of Power Disc "Blind Packs" Is Revealed

Disney Infinity's First Wave of Power Disc "Blind Packs" Is Revealed

The wails of parents reverberate around the world

The upcoming Disney Infinity β€” which will arrive on Wii U, Wii and 3DS β€” is undoubtedly Disney's pitch at the lucrative toy / collectible market that Activision has so effectively exploited with its Skylanders franchise. If you can sell a game and then earn money through on-disc DLC with...

Feature: A Brief History of Pikmin

A Brief History of Pikmin

Three down, more surely to come

Pikmin 3, after a lengthy development period, is now beginning to grace Wii U systems around the world, and is clearly a source of great pride for Shigeru Miyamoto. The famous Nintendo designer has described it as the "ultimate version of Pikmin 1", and to date it's received substantial critical praise, including a...

News: SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge Confirmed For Wii U, Wii, 3DS And DS

SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge Confirmed For Wii U, Wii, 3DS And DS

Five player co-op will feature on the Wii U version

Activision and Nickelodeon have announced everyone's favourite water-absorbing sea creature will be starring in a new game later this year known as SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge. The game will be released on Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS - as well as other platforms - and is being...

News: Retailer Listings and Comic-Con Reveal New Figures for Skylanders Swap Force

Retailer Listings and Comic-Con Reveal New Figures for Skylanders Swap Force

Prepare your bank accounts

Skylanders Swap Force, the latest entry in the hugely successful toy-based Activision series, is getting ever closer to its October release on Wii U, Wii, 3DS and other consoles. As it approaches we can look forward to details on what new figures will be available and in what waves, though it seems that a combination of...