Deep Silver to publish Persona 5, SMT4: Apocalypse in Europe

Categories: 3DS, News

A selection of key Atlus and Sega games are now officially making their way to Europe, thanks to an agreement with German publisher Deep Silver. The company announced the new partnerships today via Twitter, confirming the localization of three upcoming titles for European audiences. We're bringing @AtlusUSA and select @SEGA…

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First impressions: Pokémon GO

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: Mobile, News

Pokémon GO is finally live! I’ve managed to get it up and running on my phone. Here are a few quick observations based on my experience playing the new game on an Android device. The professor who you meet in the beginning is Professor Willow, and he introduces you to…

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Pokémon GO is live in select regions

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

UPDATE: Pokémon GO is live on iOS in New Zealand and Australia! The U.S. will probably see a release soon. Good news, trainers! Pokémon GO is now live with Google Play in select regions. You can check to see if it’s available in your region. No word yet on iOS…

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Nintendo to attend Gamescom 2016

Author: Bryan Finch
Categories: 3DS, News, Switch, Wii U

Nintendo announced today that it will be attending Gamescom 2016 in Cologne, Germany from August 17th to August 21st. The convention has been taking place since 2009, with Nintendo attending annually since 2010. The show has gone on to become the biggest video game trade show in the world. Last…

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Mario-themed Hot Wheels line announced

Categories: Merchandise, News

Mario Kart has proven that the citizens of the Mushroom Kingdom have no qualms with taking to the road, so Mattel’s announcement of a new series of Super Mario Bros.-themed Hot Wheels should come as no surprise. Hot Wheels hasn’t been a stranger to Mario-themed rides, having released a set…

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First gameplay from Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: 3DS, News

The first five minutes of the upcoming spinoff Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice have been posted to GameXplain’s YouTube page. In classic Sonic fashion, the game kicks off with a beautifully animated cutscene accompanied by cringe-worthy dialogue. It’s here that the game’s new mechanic is introduced: manipulating the environment using…

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Smash Seminar: A brief history of Smash, Part 2

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro, Wii U

Welcome back to the Smash Seminar! In this series I’ll be introducing readers to the world of competitive Smash through articles about history, characters, players and more, in hopes of getting more people involved in the competitive scene. Whether you wish to be a casual observer or a future champ,…

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Character Column: Zero Escape’s Zero, and how the culprit’s identity isn’t always the biggest twist

Categories: 3DS, News, Retro

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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