Posts Tagged ‘video games’

Call Of Duty Black Ops 3: Descent Sends Its Madness To XBox

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2016
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’s third DLC pack, Descent, hits today on XBox One (PS4 players have had it for a month). The pack adds four new multiplayer maps to the game, all of which sound pretty blasted insane — settings include a cryogenic penitentiary, a Viking village and a robot death-match arena, among […]
Meet Team Skull, And Seven New Pokemon

Meet Team Skull, And Seven New Pokemon

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2016
Today Nintendo and The Pokemon Company introduced the bad guys of Pokemon Sun and Moon: Team Skull! If you think that name’s trying a bit too hard, check out how they dress! It’s all intentional: Team Skull is more like a street gang than a world-conquering organization. They’re stuck on an island anyway. Team Skull […]


Nintendo Slashes 3DS To $150, Eight Games To $20

by Peter Paltridgeon August 9, 2016
Nintendo announced today that effective immediately, the popular 3DS handheld system will be marked down to $150 forever. They are also introducing a new bundle (at the new price) that comes with Super Mario 3D Land pre-installed, plus two Mario faceplates. Now why would they pick the middle of the year to discount their current […]

Mario, Zelda And Pokemon Could Appear Within NX’s Launch Window

by Peter Paltridgeon August 4, 2016
The British website MCV is stating they’ve heard from several anonymous sources that the Nintendo NX’s initial lineup will be more fruitful than usual. Specifically, that we’ll be getting new Mario, Zelda and Pokemon games all within the first six months of its life. Zelda isn’t much of a surprise — we’ve known about an […]

The Great Gargantuan Pokemon Sun And Moon Infodump

The Great Gargantuan Pokemon Sun And Moon Infodump

by Peter Paltridgeon August 1, 2016
Happy Monday! Nintendo just released the largest update yet on Pokemon Sun and Moon’s content. FOURTEEN new Pokemon were revealed today, as well as several new game elements and a new battle strategy. I’m pleased to report that Pokemon battles will be spiced up for the first time in a while with a new option […]

All Kirby, All The Time In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 28, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s Kirby’s birthday, and the company is celebrating with a sea of pink! Almost all the additions to the eShop are Kirby related, from a new Kirby: Planet Robobot demo, to the DS’s Kirby Mass Attack, to the long-awaited digital debut of Kirby’s Epic Yarn. There’s also Kirby’s Dream […]

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Pokemon Go Plus Has Been Delayed Into September

by Peter Paltridgeon July 27, 2016
Back when Nintendo and Niantic first announced Pokemon Go, they unveiled a special peripheral that would work in tandem with the app. The Pokemon Go Plus is a small device shaped like a map marker from the game. You tie it around your wrist and it tells you when Pokemon and Poke Stops are near […]

Reports Suggest The Nintendo NX Is A Console-Handheld Hybrid

by Peter Paltridgeon July 26, 2016
A new report from the website Eurogamer says Nintendo’s next console, codenamed the NX, isn’t really a console at all…or a handheld like the 3DS…..more like both. On the road it’s a handheld; at home it plugs into the TV and its controls detatch for big-TV gaming. Hopefully with more buttons than what is shown […]


SDCC 2016: Original XBox One Lowered To $249

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
As you likely know by now, the XBox One is getting a facelift in the form of the XBox One S. The new model is smaller, outputs video in 4K and comes with a Bluetooth controller. Upon this announcement, the remaining stock of the original model was discounted to $299. Apparently that mountain isn’t vanishing […]

SDCC 2016: Square’s Release Plans For FFXV Kingsglaive Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
Square-Enix is producing a CG feature film based in the world of the newest Final Fantasy. Final Fantasy XV comes out September 30, but before then, the epic tale known as Kingsglaive will introduce us to Noctis’ kingdom and the internal politics and conflicts within. The movie WILL get a short theatrical run beginning August […]