NES Classic wireless receiver solves the short cord problem

We love almost everything about Nintendo’s adorable NES Classic Edition, but there’s still one major downside. There’s no way around it: Those short controller cables are a major buzzkill. Unsurprisingly, third-party companies are stepping up to solve the problem — one such solution comes from 8Bitdo, which just released a new version of its Retro Receiver that works with the …

How to Watch PlayStation Experience 2016

The PlayStation Experience 2016 takes place in Anaheim, California on December 3 and 4, and IGN has you covered with everything happening at the show. IGN is your place to watch the PSX 2016 press conference, find out about all the biggest announcements, and get previews straight from the convention. Here’s everything you need to know about how to keep …

Pokemon Sun and Moon Break Nintendo Record

Pokemon Sun and Moon are the fastest-selling Nintendo games ever released in the Americas. The 3DS games have sold 3.7 million copies combined in less than two weeks, setting a new Nintendo record. Pokemon Sun and Moon have knocked down X and Y from the top spots. In fact, Pokemon Sun and Moon saw an 85 percent sales increase over …

Beyond: Final Fantasy XV Was Announced Before The PS3 Was Even Out

This week, Max “Farfetch’d” Scoville, Marty “Weezing” Sliva, Alanah “Snorlax” Pearce and Brian “Grimer” Altano gather round the ol’ Coleman camp stove to reflect upon the long awaited release of Final Fantasy XV, which was announced over a decade ago. What were you doing in 2006? Meanwhile, Watch Dogs 2 might be GOTY material for some of us, and hey, why is it so hard to nail down a GOTY this year anyway? …

Arrow: What to Expect in the 100th Episode

A gamble when it first began, Arrow not only turned into a success for the CW, it launched an entire TV franchise, becoming the crucial first component in a universe that now includes four different series (including The Flash, Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow) airing on four different consecutive nights. Wednesday November 30th, the 100th episode of Arrow airs – …

Ben Heck’s Virtual Boy, part 1

Ben’s seeing double this week with a retro virtual reality console that was ahead of its time: Nintendo’s Virtual Boy (codename “VUE”). Though the technology was advanced in many ways, it didn’t prevent the sort of dizziness that still plagues virtual reality headsets today. As Ben quips, “It’s like a trip to the eye doctor!” Of course, this means Ben …

Black Friday UK deals: get a New Nintendo 3DS XL for £169.99

It’s been a crazy few days for Nintendo-related savings – you can check out all the best offers still live at our Black Friday Nintendo Deals hub – but Tesco has unleashed one of the most tempting of all: a brand new 3DS XL for under 170 quid Author:  Source: Games Radar

Remembrance of Things Post

     Theseawolf1 began the last update by listing the things he may be remembered for. My memory of theseawolf1 begins with his submission of The Partyin’, er, Guardian Legend years ago. Today’s runs also have memories attached to them, some directly by their game, and others by proxy. With Thanksgiving coming up soon, it is good for us to be …

The Global Gaming Scene According to IGN World

As part of the launch celebration of IGN Japan, we asked 14 of IGN’s global editorial offices (representing over 20 different countries) to tell us about the local gaming scene in their region, so that we could learn a little more about how gamers see the world… and how the world sees them. We learned so much cool stuff that …

The Best Nintendo Gifts of 2016

From games to plushies to the elusive NES Classic, these are the best gifts you can get a Nintendo lover this holiday. Author:  Source: IGN.com

Nier: Automata Getting Final Fantasy XV Crossover Weapon

Square Enix and Platinum Games have announced a crossover collaboration that will feature content from Final Fantasy XV in Nier: Automata, and vice versa. Early next year, Notics’ Engine Blade will be a featured weapon in Nier: Automata, which can be used by the game’s protagonist 2B. In addition to changing up the evasion effects, the way the Engine Blade …