Post Thumbnail

It might seem crazy today, but in the early '90s Nintendo and Sony were working together on a video game accessory that'd add CD capabilities to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. There would also be a separate Sony console that'd play SNES cartridge games and titles for the SNES CD system d...

8 hours ago 0 Comments
July 3, 2015 at 2:47PM
Post Thumbnail

Microsoft has an exorbitant $150 controller coming this year that it hopes will make up for the Xbox One's middling gamepad, but that won't make the upcoming Rare Replay feel any more authentic when you play. The folks at Hyperkin -- makers of the Retron 5 console -- know this and set forth a chal...

22 hours ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

At long last, you can play one of the best Legend of Zelda games (often considered the best) on your Wii U. Nintendo has released a Virtual Console version of Ocarina of Time for its latest TV console on the eShop, giving you an easy way to relive Link's classic time-traveling adventure without ta...

1 day ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Today on In Case You Missed It: Strap a neurosignaling device onto your forehead and control your mood from an app ; Amazon delivers deals on wheels via a new 'Treasure Truck;' and a new Super Mario World record has been set by a speedrunner who did it all blindfolded. But we need your help! Let ...

7 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Nintendo has a rocky past when it comes to same-sex relationships in its games, but the upcoming Fire Emblem Fates for its 3DS handheld should change that. There are a few different options to choose from, as Polygon reports. If you want to play as a male character who can marry a male party membe...

9 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

For the most part, Nintendo kept quiet during E3 2015 -- at least in comparison to PlayStation and Xbox. But today the company's celebrating a huge milestone for Splatoon, the magical third-person shooter that was recently launched on the Wii U. Nintendo announced the game has sold over 1 million ...

9 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A picture paints a thousand words. A video does even more again. A gif... well, somewhere in the middle. So let's join the cosplayers, tour some of the elaborate booths and dodge around the people-in-suits-that-didn't-want-to-be there. E3 2015 is all about The Business, but it also has to be fun. ...

12 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Onward into E3 2015! Our week in Los Angeles has left us wild and crazed. We interviewed the director of the Final Fantasy VII remake. We played Star Fox Zero. Now we're going to give you a chance to talk to the developers of some of E3's biggest games right here on JXE Streams. Join us starting a...

15 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

I am not what you would call a "hardcore gamer." I don't enjoy shooters; I don't have the time for RPGs; and my last dance with open-world gameplay was a 45-minute joyride through the faux-LA of Grand Theft Auto V. But, oh, do I love me some Yoshi's Woolly World. The upcoming, cutesy Wii U title, ...

16 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Last E3, Shigeru Miyamoto, the famed Mario and Zelda creator, made it known that Nintendo was well underway with a new Star Fox game for the Wii U. So when the company kicked off its bizarro Muppets-themed E3 Nintendo Direct earlier this week with the reveal of Star Fox Zero, it wasn't much of a s...

16 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We're at the halfway point of E3 2015 and the hits keep coming. We've got an awesome interview with Sony's Shuhei Yoshida covering everything from Morpheus to Shenmue 3. We even chatted with Keiji Inafune about ReCore, his new Xbox One exclusive. That's cool and all, but wouldn't you like the chan...

16 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

So many games. So much Mario. So much to cram into just three official days of E3 2015. We've already seen Sony and Microsoft's opening salvos from Day Zero, but today Nintendo and big-hitting game makers like Square Enix joined the fray. What do you need to know? All this. We'll be recapping each...

16 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's been eight years coming, but Nintendo has a new Metroid Prime game. However, it's a little bit unusual -- at least that's what a lot of people (including us) took away from the teaser trailer revealed during E3. The controls look pretty "Metroid," but where's Samus? Why are there multiple (al...

16 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Today on In Case You Missed It: Super Mario Maker gets a release date and trial run at Best Buy and Range Rover is developing a smartphone app that allows drivers to steer when they're outside the car. Also this NAO robot tries to befriend a dog and freaks it out instead. ...

16 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Perhaps it's that all the levels have simple, left-to-right objectives, or maybe it's just that they're so iconic, but for some reason older Mario games have long been a target for those interested in AI and machine learning. The latest effort is called MarI/O (get it?), and it learned an entire l...

16 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

This one goes out to all the Amiibo collectors. Here's Nintendo's delectable and drool-making spread of upcoming, sure-to-be sold out Amiibo on display at its E3 booth. There's really nothing more to say other than click through the gallery and gaze longingly at a figurine you'll likely never get yo...

17 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

After a year of teasing, Nintendo's finally revealed when we'll get to make side-scrolling Mario levels of our own in Super Mario Maker: September 11th, 2015. Can't wait that long? The gaming giant is partnering with Best Buy again, and tomorrow (June 17th) from 4PM to 9PM local time, select store...

17 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The oft-rumored Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam is on its way to 3DS in spring 2016. This is a brand-new game with RPG elements, turn-based combat and Paper Mario inspiration all rolled into one experience. Paper Mario is a generally beloved series within the Mushroom Kingdom universe, as it plays wi...

17 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is a three-player multiplayer game set in the wonderful world of Hyrule and heading to 3DS this fall. The king of your village seeks a hero to save the day and three brave citizens step forward -- you plus two friends or two non-playable characters. In single-player, you ca...

17 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Nintendo's 2015 E3 Direct has just kicked off with great news for 3DS owners: Hyrule Warriors Legends and a new Metroid are on the way. We'd already seen leaks indicating the Koei Tecmo-published Hyrule Warriors would be ported to Nintendo's dual-screen console, but now we have a release date -- f...

17 days ago 0 Comments