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There's a new Animal Crossing coming, complete with Amiibo Cards

There's a new Animal Crossing coming, complete with Amiibo Cards

Among Nintendo’s numerous announcements last night was also confirmation of a brand new Animal Crossing spin-off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 1:07PM in News
Nexon to acquire Korean dev Boolean Games

Nexon to acquire Korean dev Boolean Games

Nexon has begun the process of of acquiring Korea-based studio Boolean Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 12:22PM in News
Yarn-made Yoshi among new range of Amiibos

Yarn-made Yoshi among new range of Amiibos

Upcoming Wii U title Yoshi’s Woolly World will bring with it a special Yoshi Amiibo made of yarn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:40AM in News
There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

Nintendo has announced a second F2P Pokemon title – Pokemon Rumble World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:16AM in News

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Attack on Titan 3DS game is coming to the West

Attack on Titan 3DS game is coming to the West

Spike Chunsoft’s 3DS adaptation of the hit Attack on Titan manga is getting a western translation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 10:01AM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Two weeks to go

MCV Awards 2015: Two weeks to go

There are just two weeks to go until the big night for the UK games business: the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Apr 2nd 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Paradox on Crusader Kings III: 'It's no secret successful games get sequels - it's just a matter of when'

Paradox on Crusader Kings III: 'It's no secret successful games get sequels - it's just a matter of when'

Crusader Kings II publisher Paradox Interactive has hinted at the possibility of a sequel.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 8:58AM in News
Nintendo 64 and DS titles hit Wii U Virtual Console this month

Nintendo 64 and DS titles hit Wii U Virtual Console this month

Nintendo has begun rolling out Nintendo DS and Nintendo 64 titles on the Wii U Virtual Console, with the company announcing new arrivals throughout the month of April.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:44AM in News

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Mario Maker arrives in September

Mario Maker arrives in September

Nintendo’s DIY Mario level creation title Mario Maker will launch this September on Wii U.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:35AM in News
Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo-based Wii U app Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits will launch later this spring, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:23AM in News
Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Mobile games firm DeNA wants its partnership with Nintendo to rake in more than $25m a month, the firm’s CEO has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:53PM in News
Why Bandai Namco Games changed its name to Bandai Namco Entertainment

Why Bandai Namco Games changed its name to Bandai Namco Entertainment

Bandai Namco Games has changed its name, again, and will now be known as Bandai Namco Entertainment. Why the change? European president and COO Naoki Katashima details the changes.

on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:20PM in News

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Bloodborne debuts at No.1 in a busy week of releases in Japan

Bloodborne debuts at No.1 in a busy week of releases in Japan

This week was a busy period for the Japanese games market, with every single entry in the Top 10 for the region being a new release.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Biofeedback horror game Nevermind arrives on Steam Early Access

Biofeedback horror game Nevermind arrives on Steam Early Access

A game that adjusts its difficulty according to the stress being experienced by its player is now available on Steam Early Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 1:46PM in News
Demon's Souls 'was already a failure' before Miyazaki took control

Demon's Souls 'was already a failure' before Miyazaki took control

Internal development of cult classic Demon’s Souls was going severely wrong before lead designer Hidetaka Miyazaki took control of the project, it has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Kojima Productions logo pulled from Silent Hills website

Kojima Productions logo pulled from Silent Hills website

Konami has removed references to developer Hideo Kojima from another one of his studio’s projects, fuelling speculation that the team has been taken off the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 11:18AM in News

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VIDEO: Sarkessian debuts Positive Female Characters series

VIDEO: Sarkessian debuts Positive Female Characters series

Feminist Frequency creator Anita Sarkeesian has released the first episode of her new series focusing on Positive Female Characters in games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 10:41AM in News
2D Assassin's Creed Chronicles becomes a three part series

2D Assassin's Creed Chronicles becomes a three part series

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Chronicles will no longer be a single release, with two other titles joining the now three part series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Raptr launches Plays.tv video sharing service

Raptr launches Plays.tv video sharing service

Gamer-focused social network Raptr has launched a short form video sharing client called Plays.tv, securing a new round of funding to back the new service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 5:43AM in News
PlayStation Home goes offline for good

PlayStation Home goes offline for good

Sony has officially shut down PlayStation Home, with the service concluding its final stretch run yesterday.  

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 5:25AM in News
Metal Gear Solid film secures screenwriter

Metal Gear Solid film secures screenwriter

Sony Pictures has hired screenwriter Jay Basu to pen its upcoming movie adaptation of Metal Gear Solid.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 5:02AM in News
Limited Edition Batman: Arkham Knight PS4 hardware pictured

Limited Edition Batman: Arkham Knight PS4 hardware pictured

A Batman-themed PS4 console will arrive alongside Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham Knight in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 3:14PM in News
BioWare hints at possible new Jade Empire, talks timed exclusive DLC

BioWare hints at possible new Jade Empire, talks timed exclusive DLC

2005 RPG Jade Empire could be resurrected with a sequel, developer BioWare has hinted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 2:34PM in News
Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

Cloud Imperium adds another $300 ship to Star Citizen

If you’re concerned that developer Cloud Imperium’s bank account is running a little low, another high-cost vehicle has been added to the game’s store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 2:04PM in News
Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

A recreation of the first level from Super Mario 64 made with the Unity engine must be removed from the internet, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 1:03PM in News