Capcom to re-release $100 ‘Street Fighter II’ SNES cartridges

As if grabbing the SNES Classic Edition weren’t challenging enough, retro gamers have another limited re-release to look out for: brand-new Street Fighter II cartridges. Capcom and iam8bit have teamed up to produce a run of 5,500 units, available in either “Opaque Ryu Headband Red” (4,500 cartridges) or “Glow-in-the-Dark Blanka Green” (1,000 cartridges). The boxes are all identical and will …

Nintendo ordered to pay $10 million in Wii patent lawsuit

Today, a Dallas jury awarded iLife Technologies $10 million in its patent infringement lawsuit against Nintendo of America. The suit, which was brought forth in 2013, alleged that Nintendo used iLife’s technology when creating its motion-sensing Wii Remote. Via: Gamasutra Source: Rolling Stone, Scribd Author:  Source: Engadget

Oxenfree Is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Oxenfree, the supernatural indie mystery from Night School Studio, is headed to Nintendo Switch. Night School Studio teased the port on Twitter. According to co-founder Sean Krankel, it will be playable in both controller and touchscreen mode. A release date and trailer will be revealed “in the coming days.” Oxenfree is a paranormal adventure about a group of teenagers who …

Racing Sim Gear Club Unlimited Gets Release Date

The racing sim Gear Club Unlimited will release December 1 on Nintendo Switch. Developer Eden Games is behind the game and previously worked on the Test Drive Unlimited series. Gear Club Unlimited will feature over 400 races in three modes: Derby, Rally and Time Trial. Some of the cars already revealed for Gear Club Unlimited include the Bugatti Veyron GrandSport, Chevrolet Corvette …

PSVR’s crazy ‘Headmaster’ soccer heading game is on PC

With VR going mainstream, families are going to be looking for titles that won’t give their kids nightmares. One of the best of those, Headmaster, has only been available on Sony’s PlayStation VR until now, but today it arrives to the Oculus Rift and SteamVR in a surprise launch. Described by the developer Frame Interactive as the “bizarre love child …

Kid Koala drops the beat in ‘Floor Kids’ for Switch this fall

Floor Kids heads to Nintendo Switch this holiday season, featuring badass breakdancing moves, hand-drawn art, and music by Kid Koala, a member of legendary hip hop group Deltron 3030 and one of the DJs behind Baby Driver‘s soundtrack. The game’s characters first appeared in 2007 within a series of short, animated films that were incorporated into Kid Koala’s concerts. But, …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Glitch Removes Cel-Shaded Look

A graphical glitch in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that removes the game’s cartoon art style has been discovered. As evidenced in the video below, the cel-shading effect is not applied when viewing Link in a specific broken alcove on the Bridge of Hylia, giving the character model a more doll-like look. Reddit users first spotted the glitch, …

New Game Puts Custom Steam Workshop Levels on Switch

Uurnog Uurnlimited, an expanded version of the Humble-exclusive Uurnog, has been announced for Steam and the Nintendo Switch, along with a whole lot of other indie games. The Uurnlimited version will have a variety of new features, including more boss fights, co-op play, and alternate endings to the game. But the most notable is a built-in level editor for the …

Street Fighter 2 Getting Special Edition Super NES Cartridge

To celebrate 30 years of street fighting action, iam8bit and Capcom have teamed up to release a 1990’s nostalgia-fueled special edition of Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. This isn’t just some repackaged re-release, either. It’s an actual, working Super Nintendo cartridge in a tri-fold box and includes a “premium instruction booklet,” along with “retro pack-in surprises.” There are two …

Crunchyroll Expo 2017: Ultimate Cosplay Gallery

The very first Crunchyroll Expo has come and gone, and it was full of some genuinely great cosplay! Thus, we present to you the best anime and game costumes we saw over the three-day event, including characters from My Hero Academia, Persona 5, One-Punch Man, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, and Final Fantasy 15.   Meghan Sullivan is IGN’s self-proclaimed RPG …

Nintendo launches special ‘Pokémon’ and ‘Fire Emblem’ bundles

You may want to check if you can cancel your Fire Emblem Warriors or Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon pre-orders. Nintendo has just announced a special FE Warriors edition for the Switch and a Veteran Trainer’s dual pack that includes both new Pokémon games. The special edition FE Warriors comes with a copy of the game for Nintendo’s hybrid …

‘Until Dawn’ studio has two PSVR games for this year

Thank goodness Sony has finally started to bundle required cameras and controllers with its PlayStation VR hardware, but the system still needs more games to compete with the likes the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. Games like Sparc and Arizona Sunshine are out already, of course, and Skyrim is apparently on its way, but the PlayStation’s library still has fewer …

‘Overwatch’ deathmatch modes are live

For over a year since it launched in May 2016, Blizzard’s Overwatch only let teams of players compete against each other in completing objectives — none of that kill-more-than-the-other-team hogwash. Then the studio about-faced early this month when it announced that those Deathmatch modes would really be coming to the hero shooter. Today, both team-based and free-for-all modes go live …

What to Expect in Tomorrow’s Nintendo Switch Showcase

Nintendo is hosting a brand new Switch Showcase on Wednesday, August 30. And while no exact games have been announced as part of the showcase video, Nintendo did reveal the focus will be on Nindies — Nintendo indie titles, many of which have a console-exclusive hook to them. (Think an early launch window or Switch-specific functionality.) But even without knowing a …

‘Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle’ tempers insanity with charm

When I first stumbled across the rumor that Nintendo and Ubisoft had teamed up to make a Super Mario Bros. and Raving Rabbids cross-over, I chose to live in denial. It just wasn’t something I wanted to be real. The very idea of allowing the banal, annoying humor that defined Ubisoft’s screaming mascots into the Mushroom Kingdom just felt wrong …