This week Retro Game Friday by Michael Blaker covers Final Fantasy Tactics A2, one of the best in the FF series.
With all the nominations counted, the readers of Gameinudstry.com have nominated the top games in their category and by their platform. As a new twist, this year the best male and female characters have also been chosen. Voting is taking place right now. Everyone who subscribes to the free weekly GiN newsletter is able to vote. So be sure to pick your favorite games of 2013 now. The following are the nominees for the 2013 Games of the Year. Best Adventure Game: Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag, Skylanders: Swap Force, State of Decay, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider Best Family … Continue reading GiN Readers Nominate Best Games of 2013
Everyone wants to find gems and gold under their tree, right? But does Jewel Master 2: Cradle of Egypt 3D fit the bill compared to the real thing? Find out where this match three stacks up in a crowded field.
GameMill Publishing today announced it is bringing Doodle Jump, Lima Sky’s perennially best-selling jump ’em up mobile game, to Nintendo handheld systems for the first time. Developed by Smoking Gun Interactive, two new versions of a modern classic will be out later this year with Doodle Jump Adventures hitting the Nintendo 3DS handheld system and Doodle Jump Journey for the Nintendo DS handheld system. "Nintendo is synonymous with great platformers, adorable characters and on-the-go gaming,’ noted Igor Pusenjak, co-founder of Lima Sky. ‘Doodle Jump is a natural fit on Nintendo’s handhelds. We’re thrilled to bring the Doodler to audiences that … Continue reading Doodle Jump Bounces To 3DS
The Super Heroes of the Marvel Universe are descending on the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) this time in Lego form! Marvel at your favorite Lego Marvel Super Heroes in this all-new trailer, featuring legendary Marvel characters,such as Captain America, Wolverine, Thor, Human Torch and Mr. Fantastic. Prepare yourselves for more brick-smashing good time as several Lego Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains make their epic debut at next week’s E3! Lego Marvel Super Heroes features an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe. Players take control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Marvel characters … Continue reading E3 News: Lego Marvel Announcement
Nintendo decided to do something different at this year’s E3 Expo. Instead of putting on a huge presentation at the show, they instead made a presentation video showing all the new titles scheduled for their Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platform. The are going a step further, trying to bring E3 to everyone who can’t make the main show. They teamed up with Best Buy to get local stores around the United States to deliver Wii U presentations of the latest games. Games being shown at Best Buy include Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Walker, … Continue reading E3 News: Nintendo Bringing Game Demos To Local Best Buy Stores
Lego Lord of the Rings has all the elements that gamers have come to expect in a Lego title, with smashing and building aplenty. But it also has a lot of heart, and a full voice cast to boot.
Maximum Games recently announced that Puzzler World 2013, the latest game in the highly successful Puzzler World franchise, will be available in stores and online beginning April 23, 2013. Puzzler World 2013 brings new puzzles, more variety and even more new bonus games for players young and old. It also introduces a new Master Mode that players must unlock in order to test themselves with even more challenging puzzles. Puzzler World 2013 will be available for the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system at a suggested retail price of $19.99 USD. The game will also be available digitally in the Nintendo eShop … Continue reading Puzzler World Comes To Your DS
The ballots have all been counted, and here are the five nominees in each category for the 2012 GiN Game of the Year Awards. Congratulations to everyone who worked on a game that earned a spot on the ballot this year. For all our voters, don’t forget to cast your final ballot for the overall winner in each category. Last year we had more than 100,000 votes cast, so be sure you’re ballot is in there. Voting is, as always, free. Lots of people worked really hard to bring us these great games. Show them we care! And when you’re … Continue reading The 2012 GiN Game Of The Year Nominees
Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced that together Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure and Skylanders Giants have generated more than $1 billion in retail sales worldwide, inclusive of toys and accessories — and the franchise reached this milestone in just 15 months. In 2012, the combined sales of Skylanders Giants and Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure toys out-sold the top action figure lines in the U.S. and Europe, including Beyblades, Star Wars and Transformers. Additionally, through January 2013, more than 100 million Skylanders toys have been sold at retail. "The Skylanders franchise became the first kids’ … Continue reading Skylanders Series Hits One Billion In Retail Sales