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Pokémon World Championships Qualifying Starts Soon

by Shawn Hopkinson February 6, 2015
Here’s what you do. Go make a mixtape, put “Eye of the Tiger,” “You’re the Best Around,” “No Easy Way Out,” “The Touch” and “Main Theme From The Last Dragon” on it at the bare minimum, and start playing the Pokémon card and video games. Start playing to win. That’s because the Pokémon World Championships […]

Demos, DLC and Classics in This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Shawn Hopkinson February 6, 2015
No blockbuster releases in this week’s Nintendo Download, but you can probably still find something you like. The download features a Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate demo, some DLC for Hyrule Warriors, Game & Watch Gallery 3 for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual console, and the Namco classics Dig Dug and Mappy-Land for the Wii U Virtual […]

Pokémon Sweepstakes and Animation Marathon Coming

by Shawn Hopkinson February 4, 2015
The Pokémon Company International has two events scheduled to celebrate the release of the new Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion Pokémon TCG: XY—Primal Clash. First up we’ve got a special sweepstakes. Players can go to www.pokemon.com/tcg and vote for either Team Magma’s plan to expand the land or Team Aqua’s plan to cover the world […]

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC Out Feb. 26 on PlayStation and PC

by Shawn Hopkinson February 4, 2015
Activision has announced PlayStation 3 and 4 and PC players will get their belated dose of new content for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Feb. 26. Havoc, which has been out for a month for Xbox platforms, adds the Exo Zombies mode starring John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan and John Bernthal; the AE4-Widowmaker Directed […]

Conan Plays Mortal Kombat X With Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski

by Shawn Hopkinson January 30, 2015
If you’re a sports fan, this Conan clip will draw your interest by featuring Seattle Seahawks Marshawn Lynch and New England Patriots Rob Gronkowski, two participants in this weekend’s Super Bowl XLIX I totally did not have to Google because I didn’t know who they are. If you’re a video game fan, be aware this […]

Samus Returns in This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Shawn Hopkinson January 29, 2015
This week’s Nintendo Download leads off with a welcome blast from the past. If you haven’t tried out Retro Studios’ Metroid Prime: Trilogy, the Wii version is now coming to the Wii U eShop so you can experience all of the shooting and puzzle solving and scanning for yourself. This week we also see Gunman […]

Toonzone Oscar Poll: Which Film Should Win Best Animated Feature?

by Shawn Hopkinson January 28, 2015
  Which Film Should Win Best Animated Feature? We’re not Academy voters. We suppose you probably aren’t Academy voters. But before the 87th Academy Awards air on ABC on February 22, 2015, we’re going to give you a chance to vote anyway. Let us know your choice for Best Animated Feature. The nominees (sorry, The […]

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation Out Now for Vita

by Shawn Hopkinson January 27, 2015
That’s not a typo in the headline. The semi-colon is intentional. Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation [sic] is now out for PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV. Ribbing aside, you’ve got a game that’s just chock full of anime style, battles and cute anime chicks. It’s a cliche, but if you like this kind of thing, […]

Havoc DLC Pack Out Today for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

by Shawn Hopkinson January 27, 2015
The first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is out today on Xbox Live. Havoc adds the Exo Zombies mode starring John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan and John Bernthal; the AE4-Widowmaker Directed Energy Assault Rifle; and the new maps Sideshow, Core, Drift and Urban to the game. It’s available today for Xbox […]

Punch-Out!! Leads This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Shawn Hopkinson January 22, 2015
Little Mac has had a bit of a revival as a popular character in Super Smash Bros., so you might want to check out his roots with the Wii version of Punch-Out!!, now available digitally on Wii U as part of this week’s Nintendo Download. The download also features Citizens of the Earth for the […]