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
Nostalgia can be a powerful ally for a game, but not even the power of yesteryear can save ThunderCats from mediocre graphics, gameplay and story.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and the LEGO Group today announced the launch of LEGO The Lord of the Rings for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the Wii system and Windows PC. Based on The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy, LEGO The Lord of the Rings takes players on an epic journey through Middle-earth as they take the form of their favorite members of the Fellowship and relive momentous events from the films. Family members of all ages will enjoy playing together in easy drop-in, drop-out co-op gameplay, … Continue reading LEGO Lord Of The Rings Launches
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the non-profit self-regulatory body for the video game industry, today announced a streamlined, no-cost service for assigning ratings to all digitally delivered games. ESRB’s new ‘Digital Rating Service’ utilizes a brief but detailed online questionnaire to assess not only a product’s content and age-appropriateness, but also interactive elements, including the sharing of personal information or physical location and exposure to unfiltered user-generated content. This newly streamlined service will first be put into use for downloadable games available from a number of computer and video game platforms including Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Vita, … Continue reading ESRB Adds New Ratings System For Downloaded Games
UFO Interactive Games, Inc., a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that Puzzler World XL for the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo 3DS, is scheduled for release October 18 on the Nintendo’s’ DSiWare service. Published by UFO Interactive Games and developed by Ideas Pad Ltd., Puzzler World XL packs a mind-bending punch with over 1,800 puzzle-based mini-games packed into one convenient digital download. Challenge yourself, friends, and family to a wide array of games like Wordsearch, Crossword, Spot-the-Difference Sudoku, and more! Puzzler World XL provides players with two game modes for a convenient level of access based on the players … Continue reading Puzzler World Hits DSi And 3DS
Years of playing second fiddle to Batman called for a reboot of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. And The Amazing Spider-Man game is as exciting as the new blockbuster movie.