Bayonetta 2 Standalone Release Coming in February

Before arriving as a playable character in Super Smash Bros., Nintendo has announced the Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 will release February 19 as a standalone title. A sequel to 2010’s multiplatform Bayonetta, Bayonetta 2 released in October of 2014, and the physical copy came with a Wii U port of the original game. Justifying its $29.99 pricetag, the standalone version comesContinue reading “Bayonetta 2 Standalone Release Coming in February”

Final Fantasy IX to Release in the West

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy IX is “coming soon” to Steam in the west. This news comes on the heels of Square Enix’s reveal last month (via a post on their official website) that Final Fantasy IX would see an eastern release on PCs and smartphones. An exact release date has not been announced, but Final Fantasy IX’s Steam page lists “Early 2016”Continue reading “Final Fantasy IX to Release in the West”

Rumor: Ubisoft’s Yearly Assassin’s Creed Games to End With AC: Empire

It appears as if Ubisoft has finally learned that quality is more important than yearly sales, at least concerning its most popular franchise. Similar to the Far Cry series, Ubi has made the decision to stagger the releases of new Assassin’s Creed games so that they release every other year, most likely in an attempt to remove the manyContinue reading “Rumor: Ubisoft’s Yearly Assassin’s Creed Games to End With AC: Empire”

Star Wars Battlefront Sold 12 Million Copies, Unfortunately

It seems that the Star Wars brand name alone is enough to bring even the most mediocre of things to insane popularity. Despite the sheer mediocrity of the title in question, EA’s Star Wars Battlefront has sold a ludicrous amount of copies within the past two months, with this article from Fortune putting the total number of games soldContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront Sold 12 Million Copies, Unfortunately”

Review — Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 4

Finishing Episode 3 of Minecraft: Story Mode left me with one question: could TellTale continue their hotstreak with Episode 4? In accordance with TellTale’s abbreviated release schedule, less than a month after Episode 3 we have our answer. Episode 4 is here and it delivers an enjoyable if disappointing experience. Akin in quality to the first two episodes, Episode 4 addresses someContinue reading “Review — Minecraft: Story Mode: Episode 4”

Uncharted 4 Delayed Until April

Via a post on the PlayStation Blog, creative director Neil Druckmann and game director Bruce Straley announced Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End had been delayed again, this time until April 26, 2016. Druckmann and Straley called Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End their “largest Uncharted game to date” and realized as they “approached [their] final deadlines and started wrapping up the game’sContinue reading “Uncharted 4 Delayed Until April”

Pre-orders for Oculus Rift Open in Early 2016

Oculus VR’s highly anticipated virtual reality headset will be open for pre-order soon. Founder Palmer Luckey calls the headset on-track for its scheduled Q1 2016 launch; pre-orders are expected to go live in the coming weeks. In a follow-up, Luckey assures fans pre-orders won’t come without ample warning. The Oculus Rift began with a KickstarterContinue reading “Pre-orders for Oculus Rift Open in Early 2016”

Steam’s Annual Winter Sale Start Date Leaked by PayPal

Get your wallets ready, the 2015 Steam Winter Sale is right around the corner. The starting date of this year’s sale, December 22, was revealed by a PayPal promotional image. Whether this sale will incorporate flash/limited time sales, store-wide discounts, or some combination of both is yet to be seen. While this date is unconfirmed,Continue reading “Steam’s Annual Winter Sale Start Date Leaked by PayPal”

New Uncharted 4 Trailer to Premiere with Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sony’s Official PlayStation Twitter account has announced a new Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End trailer will premiere, in select US theaters, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens on its opening weekend. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens today, December 17, and has already made $100 million in pre-sales. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is scheduled for release onContinue reading “New Uncharted 4 Trailer to Premiere with Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

The Elder Scrolls Legends Delayed

Pete Hines, Bethesda’s VP of PR, replied to a fan’s tweet confirming The Elder Scrolls Legends would not be releasing in 2015. The Elder Scrolls Legends is a collectible card game scheduled for release on Windows machines and iOS. Developed by Dire Wolf Digital, The Elder Scrolls Legends was announced at E3 2015 as a Hearthstone competitor set inContinue reading “The Elder Scrolls Legends Delayed”

All Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct Announcements

Nintendo held their final Nintendo Direct today, and announced a bunch of new content for Super Smash Bros: Corrin, from Fire Emblem, (in both male and female versions) arrives February 2016 for 3DS and Wii U Cloud, and a Midgar stage, from Final Fantasy 7 will be available today Super Smash Bros.’ final DLC character will beContinue reading “All Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct Announcements”

Pokemon Shuffle Mobile Passes 5 Million Downloads

The mobile version of popular 3DS title Pokemon Shuffle has passed the five million downloads mark. Released on 3DS in February 2015, Pokemon Shuffle Mobile came to iOS and to Android in August 2015 as one of Nintendo’s first mobile offerings. In celebration of their successes, Nintendo is running a Pokemon Shuffle Mewtwo event. TheContinue reading “Pokemon Shuffle Mobile Passes 5 Million Downloads”