Opinion: Mario’s Motion-Only Abilities Are Infuriating

I’ve been playing a ton of Super Mario Odyssey since its launch last week, and much like Ryan’s rave review of the game, I’m seriously loving it. That said, its use of motion controls drive me crazy. < p dir=”ltr”>When Nintendo introduced the Wii as an almost exclusively motion controlled system in 2006, it was a new, exciting, and relatively …

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV Hands-On Preview

I confess I’m not really the outdoors-y type. The closest I’ve come to the wilderness is a day trip to Yosemite and a few picnics held beneath the towering redwoods of Muir Woods. Yet when I was asked to try out a new virtual reality fishing game, I lept at the chance. Not because I suddenly fancied myself a top-tier …

PSX 2017 Exhibitor Lineup Revealed

In anticipation for PlayStation Experience 2017, Sony has announced the lineup of exhibitors and playable titles that will be at next month’s big fan event. More than 80 developers will be at PSX 2017, including Atlus, Capcom, Double Fine Productions, Media Molecule, Insomniac Games, Supermassive Games, Naughty Dog, and Quantic Dream. Additionally, over 100 playable PlayStation 4 and PSVR titles will be at the event, …

5 Tips to Get You Started in Super Mario Odyssey Speedrunning

Super Mario Odyssey is finally here, and players from around the world are enjoying the incredible gameplay, beautiful visuals, and wealth of Moons to collect. It’s no surprise that the speedrunning community has already latched onto Odyssey and are discovering brand-new ways to push Mario’s latest adventure to the limit. Here are 5 essential speedrunning tips to get you started. …

Nintendo Switch homebrew is possible, but there’s a catch

Resourceful hackers have long been rejuvenating Nintendo’s consoles past their sell-by dates. Armed with in-game exploits, the homebrew community persistently overcame updates to release unofficial emulators and apps for the Wii, Wii U, and 3DS. But, is Nintendo’s latest console as hackable as its predecessors? A bunch of enthusiasts have been tinkering away for months to solve that riddle, and …

The best Nintendo Switch games

The Nintendo Switch is an excellent game console. If you don’t want to quit collecting Power Moons in Super Mario Odyssey but need a change of scenery from your living room, that’s entirely doable. Simply take the tablet out of its dock, slide your Joy-cons back on and you can pick up right where you left off, regardless of venue. …

Skyrim: How to Get Zelda Gear Without Amiibo

There’s a secret way to get the Master Sword, Hylian Shield, and Champion’s Tunic in the Switch version of Skyrim, and you don’t need amiibo! Author:  Source: IGN.com

Justice League’s Steppenwolf Explained

The Justice League is finally coming together on the big screen. But this team’s first enemy in the DCEU isn’t the Legion of Doom or Brainiac or another A-List villain. Instead, they’re going up against the bloodthirsty New God Steppenwolf. Given his relatively lesser-known status, we don’t blame you if you’re not familiar with the film’s main villain. But we’re …

Pokken Tournament DX Gets Online Team Battles

The latest Pokken Tournament DX update is now out and it adds online Team Battles. Update 1.1.0 allows players to participate in online Team Battles, which are now available in the game’s Event Mode. Online Team Battles let players compete with friends, with each player choosing their own team of three Pokemon. Other new features include the ability for players to …

YouTube Says Nintendo Can Do Better for Content Creators

Nintendo has come under criticism from YouTube for how it handles monetization for content creators on the platform. YouTube’s head of gaming, Ryan Wyatt, explained in an interview with Polygon that the two companies are in constant talks on how to improve things for publishers and content creators on YouTube. “They’re spending a lot of time looking at how to …

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Review

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’s rustic setting is the perfect metaphor for what it’s like to play Nintendo’s latest mobile game. It’s a relaxing getaway that delivers a smart distillation of the traditional Animal Crossing gameplay in a format that’s ideal for the franchise. Only somewhat being held back by the limitations of the device it’s on, this trip is made …