Nintendo Confirms It Will Keep Selling the Original Wii in U.S., Despite Discontinuation in Japan

After seven years on the market, the original Wii has been discontinued … in Japan only. Despite online rumors to the contrary, Nintendo of America told AllThingsD that it has no plans to stop selling its 2006 console in U.S. stores, at least not this holiday season. “The announcement that the Wii console has been … Continue reading

What Games Are: Self-Publishing On Console Will Not Create The Next SuperCell. But Microconsoles Might.

Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. To the joy of many, Microsoft announced another Xbox One pivot: Rather than try to maintain a fortress of solitude, the console will support … Continue reading

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Is Now Available for Wii U And 3DS

In Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate you are cast in the role of hunter and will explore an area within the Monster Hunter universe. Completing quests and stalking and assassinating monsters will help you gain skills, as well as earn you equipment upgrades. If you played the previous installment in the series, Monster Hunter Tri, there … Continue reading

Batman: Arkham Origins swooping down October!!

We’ve heard the rumors that Rocksteady would not take on a third awesome Batman game but there would still be a prequel somehow. For a rarity, rumors are full on true! Thanks to the latest Game Informer cover reveal, we know Batman: Arkham Origins will grace consoles and PC this fall! Little details are known … Continue reading

Angry gamers pursue class action lawsuit over Aliens: Colonial Marines.

It was bound to happen really, gamers have banded together to show just how pissed off they are about Aliens: Colonial Marines. Turns out people don’t take to well to demos not being the final product they paid hard, cold cash for. “Each of the ‘actual gameplay’ demonstrations purported to show consumers exactly what they … Continue reading

Nintendo consoles are now the official home of Sonic the Hedgehog!

If you played video games in the 90′s, you knew there were two mascots fighting for your gaming dollars: Nintendo’s Mario and Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog. Both starred in awesome games, both had cameos in comics and both, both were damn endearing. Once Sega bowed out of the console market that left Sonic a free … Continue reading