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breath of the wild

Post-E3 Breath Of The Wild Revelations

by Peter Paltridgeon June 20, 2016
Nintendo only had one playable game at E3 this year, but they hit a bullseye with one bullet. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the most popular game on the show floor by far. 150 kiosks were running the game, and despite this, the line to play it stretched throughout the entire […]
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E3 2016: Playstation VR Demos Start Today Around The Country

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2016
You’re probably curious if the new wave of VR viewers is worth the hype. Very soon, you’ll be given the chance to try one, as Sony starts installing Playstation VR demo kiosks in Gamestop and Best Buy locations across the country. By June 24, there will be 300 kiosks across the USA, but the rollout […]

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E3 2016: Final Fantasy XV Might Contain 200 Hours Of Gameplay

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2016
Hajime Tabata, director and head of development on Final Fantasy XV, has been asked before how many hours of gameplay the latest FF has within it. Now that the game is almost done, we have a definitive answer. Speaking during Square-Enix’s E3 livestream, Tabata told those watching that if they just completed the main game, […]
bayonetta

E3 2016: Bayonetta’s Creator Would Like To Make A Third Game

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2016
Hideki Kamiya, head of Platinum Games and creator of Bayonetta, would like to bring his witch back for a third outing. This came to light when reporters from the British newspaper The Metro were interviewing him, and offhandedly mentioned they preferred Bayo’s beehive hairdo from the first game. GC: …I preferred Bayonetta’s first haircut. PR […]

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E3 2016: Miyamoto Speaks Of “A New Kind Of Mario”

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Mario and possibly the most influential game designer of all time, was interviewed by IGN today during E3. He was asked if he could say anything about the next main title in the Mario series. Surprisingly, IGN didn’t get a handwave and a “no comment.” They didn’t get screenshots and a […]
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E3 2016: Activision Announces Skylanders TV Series

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
It had to happen: Activision’s popular Skylanders franchise is branching off into television. “Skylanders Academy” is the name of the animated series starring the video game characters that will premiere later this year. The series follows the more familiar members of the Skylanders team as they teach a younger generation of Skylanders how to defend […]

E3 2016: Sega Gives The Yakuza An 80’s Twist

E3 2016: Sega Gives The Yakuza An 80’s Twist

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Sega has published its E3 trailer for the newest installment (to us, anyway) of their long-running Yakuza series. Japan is still one game ahead of us, but at least the translations are still coming. What can we glean about Kazuma Kiryu, the focus character of this installment, from the new trailer? We know he’s really […]
dragon quest VII

E3 2016: New Footage From Dragon Quest VII On 3DS

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Dragon Quest VII originally came out for the Playstation in 2001. Now a new version with upgraded visuals (and stereoscopic 3D) is heading to the 3DS this September, thanks to a localization partnership between Square and Nintendo. The Nintendo Treehouse spent a half-hour’s time with Dragon Quest VII at E3 along with members of the […]

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E3 2016: BoxBoy Is Back!

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
One year ago Nintendo released a charming little puzzler called BoxBoy! for 3DS. You played as a literal box with eyes, who had the ability to spring other boxes out of itself and chain them together to get past obstacles. It’s a simple concept, with simple graphics (they could have been easily done on an […]
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E3 2016: Nintendo Debuts Brand-New IP, Ever Oasis

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Surprise! Nintendo just sprung a brand-new game series, starring characters you’ve never seen before, on you without warning. This is the kind of thing a Nintendo Direct would have helped spread the knowledge of, but…instead, it’s up to us. Ever Oasis was developed by Grezzo, the dev team who porrted Ocarina of Time and Majora’s […]