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Nintendo of Europe just revealed that the wait for Endless Ocean: Blue World will, in fact, have a very specific end point: February 5. Not only does the diving exploration game arrive in Europe before North America's February 22 date, it comes with a different name: Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of t...

January 8th 2010 at 5:45pm 0 Comments

How is it possible to make an experience as truly expansive as 2007's Endless Ocean any more ... erm, endless? Crocodiles! It's the trailer for Endless Ocean 2, folks. No joke. So here's the thing -- we're not absolutely sure there weren't crocodiles in the first Endless Ocean, due to it's, ya kn...

June 6th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Click for full-sized image Nintendo announced a lot of games last night at their Japanese conference. Many of them, like Punch-Out!! here, were brand new. Some, like Supan Smasher and Cosmic Walker, we still don't know anything about. But we've got screenshots. So many screenshots. After the bre...

October 2nd 2008 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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Well, it's a bit late for accurate estimation. Let's just say a lot of new games. And rather than write a separate post about each new game seen for the first time in this Nintendo media conference video, we'll just list out every new game we see in the order we see them, with a bit of description i...

October 2nd 2008 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Gaming is a hobby, but sometimes it can feel like a job. As developers try to boost replayability, your gaming commitments can become anxiety-inducing. Just ask anyone who dared to attempt achieving 100% of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. At first, it's a fun and wonderful romp through a vivid...

September 1st 2008 at 11:10am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Wii_and_friends_A_Great_Match'; Why do we love the Wii with friends? Because we want all to share the splendor and majesty that comes from playing the best home gaming console around. So that's why we set out to bring you a nice, easy package of great mu...

April 9th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If you haven't already, you kids might want to point your cursors towards EndlessOcean.com. Although doing so will mean you have to endure a few seconds of Endless Ocean's God-awful Enya-esque soundtrack (while you scrabble around frantically for the 'Mute' button), it could be totally worth it. Se...

February 9th 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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If you frequent video game blogs or boards, you've probably heard about the Fox News debacle that was sparked by the "pornography" in the game Mass Effect. Wired decided to poke fun (or jab sarcasm) at the alarmist network, pointing out a few other games that should raise hysteria among the stick-up...

January 30th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Our blogger in the UK, Chris, provided us with a review of the title last month (thanks to the game releasing in his territory before ours, for a change) and spoke his mind concerning the undersea exploration within. After providing his honest opinion on the title, many here who were otherwise dead...

January 23rd 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Two great titles hit stores this week, one for hardcore gamers, taking you through the twisted and stylized world of Travis Touchdown, the other for those with more casual tastes, allowing you to explore the Manaurai Sea and its marine life. So, considering your limited budget, which of these two a...

January 22nd 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Look, we know we've had our ups and downs. It's not been all roses in our relationship. We've had to go through a lot together and our bonds have grown because of that. But, we have one more thing we must ask of you: purchase No More Heroes. Look, we all know how tough a time the game had selling in...

January 21st 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Here's a very brief list of adjectives I would almost never use to describe video games: Genteel Laid-back Soothing Historically, a handful of titles have bucked this trend -- Electroplankton, PlayStation 3 curio flOw, Pilotwings and its sublime 64-bit follow-up (one of this writer's...

December 24th 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments