Sonic the Hedgehog eShop sale now live in North America

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News, Wii U

Sega is continuing its celebrations for Sonic’s 25th anniversary with a massive eShop sale in North America, spanning both the Wii U and 3DS stores. Everything from retro classics to more controversial modern entries is accounted for. Here’s the full list: Wii U Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric – $14.99…

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Review: Pokémon Sun

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, Reviews

Disclaimer: Two games, two reviews! The review below covers Pokémon Sun only. The overall score will be the same for both games. When I first played Pokémon Red Version and set off with my Charmander way back when, it resonated with me on a level not many games could. I…

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LEGO City Undercover coming to the Nintendo Switch this spring

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

Warner Brothers Games took to Twitter this morning to announce that LEGO City Undercover is coming to the Nintendo Switch in Spring 2017! Join the Chase! LEGO CITY Undercover is looking for new recruits on PlayStation®4, Xbox One®, Nintendo Switch™ and STEAM® in Spring 2017. pic.twitter.com/D1YJpmFKIR — WB Games (@wbgames)…

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Second Legends of Localization book covers EarthBound

Categories: Merchandise, Retro

For many years, star translator Clyde “Tomato” Mandelin has been providing fascinating tales of game translation and localization over at www.legendsoflocalization.com. Recently, the website went physical with the release of Legends of Localization: Book 1 – which took a look at the original The Legend of Zelda game on both…

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Happy second birthday, amiibo!

Author: Jason Ganos

It’s been two years since the very first amiibo were released in North America. Since then, we’ve seen over 13 series, cards, plushes, third party figures and crossovers. With the launch of the Switch only months away, it’s safe to say that amiibo are going to be part of our…

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Super Smash Bros. Melee: The Beautiful Game

Categories: Retro

The sport of soccer (football, if you’re not ‘Murican) is sometimes referred to by another name: the beautiful game. Popularized by Pelé, arguably the greatest footballer of all time, it’s a phrase used to describe the fluidity of the sport: the personality the players show on the pitch; the spectacle…

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Two Nintendo fan games no longer Game Awards nominees

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

Nintendo has been unusually cutthroat when it comes to fan game creations this year, with the company sending cease and desist messages to the creators of Pokémon Uranium and AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake) pretty soon after they became popular forum topics and news posts. That’s why it was more…

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