CAPCOM Unveils New Monster Hunter X Trailer

Following up on their promise of more Monster Hunter X information at TGS, CAPCOM has released a new trailer highlighting a range of new and returning gameplay features. The biggest addition this time around is the option to play as a Palico, the feline companions that have been a mainstay of the series, this timeContinue reading “CAPCOM Unveils New Monster Hunter X Trailer”

Super Mario Maker Stage Confirmed for Smash

In a short trailer, Nintendo announced the release of a new playable Super Smash Bros. stage, this time modelled after Super Mario Maker. The stage features a randomly generated layout inspired by the free-form building tools in Super Mario Maker with the platforms and elements snapping into place at the start of each round. This is theContinue reading “Super Mario Maker Stage Confirmed for Smash”

All Aboard the Monster Hunter Cross Hype Train

In the lead-up to the Tokyo Game Show later this month, CAPCOM has been teasing fans with short snippets of gameplay for the upcoming anticipated title Monster Hunter X. Each day for the past week has seen CAPCOM upload demos for two of the 14 weapons, with the final release taking place today. If youContinue reading “All Aboard the Monster Hunter Cross Hype Train”

Nintendo’s Current Trends and Impact on NX

Nintendo has a console buried deep in the vaults of their headquarters over in Kyoto, Japan. Its codename is the Nintendo NX, and it was mentioned ever so slightly to get people talking. As such, gaming enthusiast websites have taken it upon themselves to speculate heavily about this device, its features and its potential gimmicks. Personally,Continue reading “Nintendo’s Current Trends and Impact on NX”

Nintendo's Current Trends and Impact on NX

Nintendo has a console buried deep in the vaults of their headquarters over in Kyoto, Japan. Its codename is the Nintendo NX, and it was mentioned ever so slightly to get people talking. As such, gaming enthusiast websites have taken it upon themselves to speculate heavily about this device, its features and its potential gimmicks. Personally,Continue reading “Nintendo's Current Trends and Impact on NX”

The Gaming Community Is Its Worst Enemy

Video gaming communities are among some of the most passionate of fan bases. They are also some of the most vicious communities out there as well. Gaming communities can make waves and can visibly influence the effects on the way a game was meant to be developed. This is shameful because video games are a form of artContinue reading “The Gaming Community Is Its Worst Enemy”

Evolution of an Old-School Gamer

I have been thinking a lot about the evolution of gaming in my lifetime. Let’s start today with an example of what I am getting at here. Thirty years of gaming is not going to be covered in one article, so let’s start with an overarching example, and go into the evolving specifics in futureContinue reading “Evolution of an Old-School Gamer”

Shovelknight Amiibo Confirmed by Nintendo

At Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime, it was announced that an Amiibo from the game Shovel Knight would be released, after a bout of speculation that took place earlier this week. The Amiibo will release on November 27th, and can be pre-ordered starting tomorrow from retailers such as GAME in the United Kingdom. Amiibo are extremely popular,Continue reading “Shovelknight Amiibo Confirmed by Nintendo”

Shovelknight Amiibo Confirmed by Nintendo

At Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime, it was announced that an Amiibo from the game Shovel Knight would be released, after a bout of speculation that took place earlier this week. The Amiibo will release on November 27th, and can be pre-ordered starting tomorrow from retailers such as GAME in the United Kingdom. Amiibo are extremely popular,Continue reading “Shovelknight Amiibo Confirmed by Nintendo”

Review: Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold for Nintendo 3DS

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold is the latest release in the long-running dungeon crawling franchise. It continues the ‘Untold’ moniker, serving as a remake and a retelling of the 2008 title Etrian Odyssey 2. The Etrian Odyssey series is well-known for its fiendish difficulty and old-school sensibilities, so let’s see how this latest entry pans out.Continue reading “Review: Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold for Nintendo 3DS”