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Toy-based gaming is not only alive and well, but it's also expanding to more franchises. This time it's Nintendo's turn: Following in the footsteps of games like Skylanders and Disney Infinity, Nintendo announced the Amiibo, which are plastic figurines that you scan into your Wii U by holding them...

June 11th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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As E3 was coming to a close, we sat down with one of the men responsible for Nintendo's 3DS, Hideki Konno. Konno's official title is manager / producer, but because he's involved at such a high level with both software and hardware development on the 3DS, our conversation covered quite the range o...

June 8th 2012 at 4:27pm 0 Comments
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Hello, I'm Zack, and I had never played Smash Bros. until today. I don't know if that should be a confession or proclamation. Let it be both. Let the flaming begin.Super Smash Bros. Brawl felt frenetic. To me, it seemed like too much was happening on-screen to play with precision. But apparently peo...

October 12th 2007 at 4:15am 0 Comments
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Here is Dissidia, the newly announced Final Fantasy game for PSP. Our less-than-infantile understanding of Japanese makes it difficult to decipher a recently leaked Japanese magazine scan. We understand that it's a one-on-one 3D "battle" game -- could this game be a fighting game, in the style o...

May 9th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Three huge titles are set to rock this year (unless they get delayed: Super Mario Galaxy, Super Smash Brothers Brawl, and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. If you had to pick, in the stranded on a desert island with only one game sort of way, which would you choose? No ties and no also-rans -- pick one a...

February 24th 2007 at 10:14am 0 Comments