Skylanders SuperChargers Impressions

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Everyone is rushing in to stake a claim in the toys-to-life category of games. Few that arrived last year were considered better than the originator, the toys-to-life video game that started it all: Skylanders. Through multiple iterations, tons of new characters and cool new abilities, Skylanders has stayed at the top of everyone’s shopping list […]

Lego Dimensions Impressions: Terrific, Witty and Worrisome

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It’s hard to imagine that anyone ever wondered how great the experience of toys-to-life games like Skylanders would be if they somehow had to assemble the collectible extras. That no one seems to have ever have had the idea before is what makes Warner Brother’s Lego Dimensions game so interesting. Lego Dimensions is a classic […]

Nintendo E3 Star Fox Zero Release Shocks

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It was at last year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo that video game and console maker Nintendo first revealed there was a Star Fox release on the horizon for its Wii U. This morning during its Nintendo E3 2015 Digital Event the company shocked everyone when it announced that a final version of the game is set […]

How to Watch Nintendo at E3 2015

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The Electronic Entertainment Expo always seems pretty high-stakes when you’re talking about Nintendo. Nintendo straddles two horses in the entertainment industry. As the makers of the Wii U, they’re comfortably in third place behind the Xbox One and PS4. Splatoon did wonders for the console this past May and whatever the company shows at E3 […]

What Toys-to-Life We Expect at E3 2015: Skylanders & More

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It almost seems impossible that there was ever a time when video game studios didn’t produce games that interact with separate toys and software. Just a few years ago, the Toys-to-Life category of video games was a laughing-stock. Before it launched, buying tiny Skylanders action figures to unlock new gameplay experiences wasn’t something people did. […]

5 Crazy Things We Hope Happen at E3 2015

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E3 2015 is quickly approaching. The show floor at the Los Angeles Convention Center doesn’t actually open until Tuesday, but on Monday Microsoft and Sony have huge press events planned where they’ll talk about the latest games and changes to their console. Bethesda Softworks is expected to mark the unofficial start of E3 2015 with […]

Huge Things We Hope to See from Nintendo at E3 2015

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So often, Microsoft and Sony get all the attention from members of the press during the Electronic Entertainment Expo. It’s a shame, because for Nintendo, E3 2015 couldn’t be a bigger deal. Nintendo is often chastised for being a slower company, for embracing changes at its own pace instead of being out in front of […]

3 Big Xbox One, Wii U and PS4 Games for June 2015

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We all knew that as the summer months approached there’d be a little less to be excited about. New titles from independent developers for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC are still arriving at a fast pace, but games from large developers with names most gamers can recognize are down to a trickle. Those in […]

Why & Where You Should Buy a Splatoon Amiibo

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Nintendo’s Splatoon video game is a surprisingly popular topic of discussion these days. A lot of that discussion centers on the core mechanics of the game. A vocal few feel that the game isn’t as complete as it should be. Others laud Nintendo for taking the third-player shooter genre and making an experience than anyone […]

Splatoon: 5 Fun Things to Know

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Huge video game launches usually come in a few different flavors. First, there’s the first-person shooter franchises with tons of explosions and multiplayer experiences that’ll make you wish you had more time to play video game instead of study. Then there are the games that come out of nowhere and are so much fun you can’t […]

5 Wii U Games We Expect to See at E3 2015

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Every year millions of gamers around the world stop what they’re doing. They clear their schedules of any distractions and work hard to make sure that they don’t have any errands during launch time. These gamers find the nearest television set or internet-equipped device and settle in for all the biggest video game announcements coming […]

Wii U Killer Game Splatoon Gets Another Beta

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There’s another free Splatoon play session coming for those anxious to check out Nintendo’s upcoming arena battle game ahead of release. Nintendo of America, confirmed another online session for Splatoon in a message this week on its public Twitter account. According to the message, this latest Splatoon beta of sorts will begin on May 23rd. […]

No Amiibo Stock Relief in Sight

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Nintendo doesn’t seem to have any good news for those looking for Amiibo stock during the remain spring and summer months. In recent statements it confirms that it’s trying to better handle the Amiibo stock situation, but it’s also noting that new factors could make the figurine shortage even worse for buyers. Comments about the […]

Free Splatoon for Wii U Arrives for One Weekend Only

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With the Splatoon release set for later this month, video game maker Nintendo is giving gamers any and every opportunity to find out everything they need to know about the new multiplayer shooter. This morning Nintendo announced a free Splatoon demo for anyone who owns one of its Wii U consoles. Nintendo revealed the free […]

Suprise Splatoon Wii U Bundle Release Details Arrive  

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With the launch of Splatoon just weeks away, Nintendo is making it easier than ever for gamers to get their hands on everything they need to get going. This morning Nintendo revealed the Splatoon Wii U Bundle, an all-in-one package for anyone looking to pick up the game on May 29th. Announced officially in a […]

Are Lego Dimensions the New Amiibo & Skylanders Craze?

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Activision’s Skylanders and Nintendo’s Amiibo action figures are getting some new competition this holiday from a famous name children already know and love. This morning Lego, makers of the building blocks that’ve delighted children for decades announced Lego Dimensions. Warner Brothers and Lego announced the new Lego Dimension, games and sets this morning in a […]

New Amiibo Pre-Order Frustrate Buyers as Big Sales Arrive

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It’s only been two days since Nintendo, makers of the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS, announced a wave of new Amiibo figures for use in their latest games, but already excitement is high. Video games and children’s retailer Toys R Us is now taking new Amiibo pre-orders and slashing prices on the Amiibo figures […]

New Amiibo Characters and Release Date Details Revealed  

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It seems Nintendo has no problem stoking the fires of the Amiibo character craze sweeping across America, Japan and most other places in between. Late yesterday the company announced new Amiibo characters launching soon and detailed a new form of a Amiibo that’ll likely prove even more popular with New Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U buyers […]

5 Nintendo iPhone Games We Want in 2015

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This week, Nintendo finally did the inevitable. For years the company maintained that it was fine with the mobile gaming empire it’d built on the back of handheld consoles like the Nintendo 3DS and the GameBoy. Nintendo’s leadership didn’t have a problem with smartphone games, but the company seemed to have no appreciation for the […]

Nintendo NX is the New PS4 & Xbox One Rival

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Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4 video game consoles aren’t yet feeling the heat from sales of Nintendo’s consoles and games, but that could change after next year. This morning the Japanese video game giant announced the Nintendo NX, a next generation video game console that it plans to launch in the not too distant […]