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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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The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee any good?

Industry commentators have taken to calling Playtonic ‘the new Rare’. But really, it’s more like the old Rare. The majority of the 20-strong team is made up of former Rare employees, and the game it’s making looks, sounds, and plays just like the 1998 Rare classic Banjo-Kazooie. And according to …

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Video: Nintendo’s Paper Mario: Color Splash launching in October

Wii U-exclusive Paper Mario: Color Splash is hitting shelves at the end of 2016. Publisher Nintendo has revealed an October 7th release date for its new entry in the quirky RPG Paper Mario series. This is currently the only exclusive title currently dated for release for the Wii U at …

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New Zelda rejected Wii U GamePad because it ‘disrupts gameplay’

The producer of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has admitted that having experimented with it, his team rejected the idea of incorporating Wii U GamePad functionality into the game. We realized that having something on the GamePad and looking back and forth between the TV screen and the GamePad actually …

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Microsoft adding tournament features to Xbox One, launching $100,000 Killer Instinct Tour

Microsoft has used E3 week to announce new eSports related features for the Xbox One and a $100,000 Killer Instinct competition. At its press conference on Monday the platform holder announced Xbox Arena, a new set of features coming to the Xbox One that will allow people to sign up …

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