Nintendo Executive Discusses Wii U, Mario Maker & More

In a recent interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal, Nintendo of America’s Bill Trinen opened up quite a bit regarding a variety of topics, including but not limited to the impending future of the Wii U console and some of its upcoming releases. While it wasn’t the first point mentioned in the interview, Trinen seemed decidedly optimistic about … Read more

Editorial | Cliff’s Favorite Games of 2014

To reflect on the past year in video games, 2014 has been…to put it lightly, kind of a disappointment. As the first full year for the “new-gen” PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, I feel like both Sony and Microsoft could have come out a bit stronger. Nintendo’s hardware sales are still nothing to brag about … Read more

Mojang and Telltale Games Bringing Story Mode to Minecraft

Mojang announced that it is bringing an episodic, plot-driven Story Mode – developed by Telltale Games – to its massively successful Minecraft. Minecraft: Story Mode will begin rolling out in 2015, according to the publisher. The episodes will be based in the Minecraft universe, introducing “new characters and familiar themes.” Developer Telltale Games is thrilled about the opportunity to use Minecraft as the … Read more

Renegade Kid Bringing Dementium: The Ward to 3DS eShop

Renegade Kid’s Jools Watsham has revealed that the Nintendo DS cult hit Dementium: The Ward will be coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop in “Q2 2015.” Dementium wouldn’t be the first handheld shooter that Renegade Kid put on the 3DS eShop; it brought the NDS game Moon to the digital service in 2013, with the intention to release additional “episodes.” … Read more

PlayStation Plus Gifted Over $1300 in Free Games in 2014

Sony’s premium subscription service, PlayStation Plus, launched a few years ago; ever since it has been one of the best deals in video games. Subscribers are given early access to certain content, including exclusive betas, game demos, and PlayStation Network downloads. Each month, they can also choose to download the full version of several different … Read more

Xeodrifter Landing on Nintendo 3DS eShop This Week

Renegade Kid’s Xeodrifter finally arrives on the Nintendo 3DS eShop this week – more specifically, December 11. You may remember Renegade Kid as the developer of Mutant Mudds, one of the handheld’s earliest eShop gems. Xeodrifter looks even bigger and better, with Metroid-inspired action and exploration. The game takes the lone space explorer to several unique planets, and looks to include upgrades … Read more