The Internet is buzzing today with speculation about the release dates for a pair of high-profile Wii U games after Nintendo Germany general manager Bernd Fakesch was quoted by Neckar-Chronik as saying Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. are to be released this spring. We already knew Mario Kart 8 was planned for spring
Gran Turismo 6 can be a wonderful thing. It’s hard not to admire its intuitive handling, the obsessive attention to detail, and its steadfast dedication to simulation, even though some of the fun is sucked out in the process. It’s an impressive piece of work in some respects, but for a series with such a
Take a look at this trailer for Pure Pool, a game from the makers of Hustle Kings that will come out on the PlayStation 4 in 2014.
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson was offered a job at Valve, but he turned it down in one of the most difficult decisions he’s ever made in his life. The revelation comes from an except of the new book Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus ‘Notch’ Persson and the Game that Changed Everything published on
Things are never as simple as they should be. The Kaplans have come to a secluded house in the Pacific Northwest for a summer getaway–a chance for Dan to focus on his book, for Linda to reignite her painting career, for the two of them to work on their marriage, and for their son Tommy
Gearbox Software’s 2012 acclaimed shoot-and-loot game Borderlands 2 is now free for PlayStation Plus subscribers, Sony has announced. The game is available today from the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation 3, but not PlayStation 4. PlayStation Plus is Sony’s subscription service for accessing a library of free and discounted games each month. The service is
A money glitch in Gran Turismo 6 has been discovered, allowing players to make 20 million credits in a few minutes. The glitch (via OPM) is achieved by buying a Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo with the 1.01 update applied, deleting the update, launching the game without reapplying the update, and then selling the car.
Yesterday, the eShops for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS went offline for maintenance. Many assumed, and many were correct that the combined Nintendo Network ID, Miiverse, and eShops were finally coming. If it has not done so for you already, run a system update on your 3DS, sign in by either using your existing NNID
Battlefield and Mass Effect publisher Electronic Arts has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for the second year in a row. To be named to the list, businesses must demonstrate a range of policies, benefits, and practices that show corporate commitment to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. 304
Get the most out of your tablet with our Next Gen Guide to using SmartGlass with Xbox One.
UK retailer Zavvi has reportedly threatened some customers with legal action after a warehouse bungle saw the company accidentally post out free PlayStation Vita consoles. A mix-up in October saw the company send out a £169.99 (approximately $280) Tearaway Vita bundle to customers who only preordered the £19.99 ($32) game. After realising their mistake, Zavvi
Telltale Games’ episodic take on Game of Thrones will be a “multi-year, multi-title” partnership with network HBO, the publisher has said in a press release. The series was announced at the 2013 Spike VGX awards last weekend, with Telltale saying it will be “taking advantage of all the [series'] fiction” for the upcoming video game
Maxwell McGee is joined by Cory Jones, CEO of Cryptozoic Entertainment to get an updated look at the Trading Card Game / MMO – Hex: Shards of Fate.