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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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Xenoblade developer Monolith Soft helping make Zelda

Nintendo’s new Zelda Breath of the Wild is being made with the help of Xenoblade Chronicles X studio Monolith Soft. That’s according to Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto who, speaking to Game Informer, said that over 100 people are helping make the new Zelda title for Wii U and NX. The long-awaited …

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Resident Evil 7 is first entry in series with Western writer

For the first time ever, a Resident Evil game is being penned by a Western writer. Richard Pearsey, the writer of Spec Ops: The Line and FEAR, is handling writing duties for the brand new entry in Capcom’s horror series. He announced his involvement via Twitter (below). Resident Evil 7: …

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Nintendo hints at ‘a new kind of Mario’ for next E3

The next Mario game might be a little bit different. Speaking to IGN, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto said we could see a new type of Mario game in a couple of years. "We’re always challenging ourselves to create something new, so hopefully you’ll see a new kind of Mario in about …

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Nintendo says NX ‘is not about specs’

It seems that NX will not look to compete with rivals Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Neo in raw performance terms. The NX will have entered the design phase before Scorpio or Neo were known entities. However, it’s not even known whether it will be able to stand toe-to-toe with existing …

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The Big Game: LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens

This is probably the game you’re looking for. At least, it is if you happen to have watched last year’s blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens (and judging by its huge Box Office figures, you probably did). The games industry has been shy when it comes to specific movie tie-ins …

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Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Rumours that NX was pushed back to incorporate VR appear to have been dispelled by Nintendo. We’ve been looking at the VR space since the days of the Virtual Boy,” American boss Reggie Fils-Aime told Bloomberg, as reported by VG247. With us, we want to make sure our next content …

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