Consoles

UPDATED: Dragon’s Crown pulled from PSN amid NIS America and Atlus fall out

UPDATE: Dragon’s Crown will be returning to the PSN store. In a statement provided to MCV, NIS America said that the RPG title will be back on PlayStation’s online store shortly via publisher Atlus. Below is the firm’s full statement on the matter: "With regards to our previous statements on …

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Miyamoto explains Nintendo NX E3 no-show

Nintendo’s famed designer Shigeru Miyamoto has shed some light on why its new console was not shown at E3 2016. Speaking to investors, Miyamoto said – as translated by Twitter user Cheesemeister3K (below) – that the firm was worried about giving away too much information early for fear of imitators. …

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US government clarifies position on eSports visas after petition hits 100,000 signatures

After a petition linked to William "Leffen" Hjelte’s denial of a US P-1 visa hit 100,000 signatures, the US government has issued a statement on whether or not eSports players are considered athletes. Earlier in the year the Free Leffen campaign was started in an attempt to help secure Leffen, …

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Three Tetris films coming up because story is too big for just one

The producer of the upcoming Tetris movie has explained why it is the first part in a trilogy. Speaking to film publication Empire, Larry Kasanoff said that the story they have in mind for the film is ‘so big’ that they need three films to cover it. In May, it …

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Nintendo denies Paper Mario joke is Gamergate reference

A couple of references that have been interpreted as a call out to the Gamergate hate campaign are nothing of the sort, Nintendo has said. Two pieces of dialogue plucked from a demo of Wii U title Paper Mario: Color Splash were called out by harassment victim Zoe Quinn as …

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Dino Dini’s Kick Off Revival is a PlayStation exclusive for six months

The new version of Kick Off is only exclusive to PlayStation platforms for six months, it has been confirmed. The PlayStation exclusivity was announced back in October, but the six-month period was only confirmed yesterday toVideogamerby a spokesperson for the game. Publisher Maximum Games did not specify any release date …

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GameStop says NX will use physical media

Leading US retailer GameStop has seemingly put to bed rumours that Nintendo’s NX may ditch physical media. "It will have physical media, we will play a role in it, our pre-owned business will also play a role. So we’re excited about that," CEO Paul Raines told investors, as reported by …

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Nicolas Wegnez named new Nintendo UK boss

Nicolas Wegnez has been named the new general manager at Nintendo UK. He replaces Simon Kemp, who left the firm last week to persue new career options. He held the role since November 2012. Wegnez is a familar face within Nintendo, having held positions at the platform holder for more …

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