‘Super Mario 64: Ocarina of Time’ is the perfect Nintendo mashup

Super Mario 64 is considered to be one of the greatest video games of all time. Its large, imaginative levels and increasingly difficult challenges have defined the 3D platformer genre since its release on the Nintendo 64. Similarly, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time — the first in the franchise with 3D graphics — is considered a classic with …

Nintendo’s 8 Mystery Labo Toy-Con that are Still MIA

Just like Nintendo’s biggest franchises (Zelda, Mario, and Pokémon) Labo’s Toy-Con deserve all of the attention it’s inevitably going to receive. As of its Friday launch last week, we now have six different Toy-Con: the RC car, Fishing Rod, House, Motorbike, Piano, and Robot suit. But Nintendo’s reveal trailer showcased at least eight more Toy-Con that we’ve yet to see …

Recommended Reading: Tesla and Waymo’s self-driving data quests

How Tesla and Waymo are tackling a major problem for self-driving cars: Data Sean O’Kane, The Verge In order for cars to drive themselves, the vehicles and their systems require loads of data. And gathering those details are one of the main goals for companies developing the autonomous cars that will eventually take us to the office. The Verge takes …

Go Beyond God of War With These Norse Mythology Books

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. God of War is out today, and in case you haven’t heard, it’s a masterpiece. The game is based on and around Norse mythology, and although it takes some liberties, the real-life myths are basically as crazy as they …

‘Football Manager 2018’ ads promote mental health awareness

Football Manager 2018, like previous games in the long-running franchise, is known for being the digital equivalent of crack. But in addition to providing endless hours of entertainment, its loyal UK playerbase may well get something more important out of the José Mourinho simulator. As part of a new NHS initiative, pitch-side advertising boards within the game have begun featuring …

Wave Race Producer Teases Series’ Possible Return

If a recent tease from Wave Race producer Shinya Takahashi is any indication, Nintendo’s jet ski racing franchise may see a revival on Switch. “You may see that game again,” Takahashi told Fandom at the 2018 BAFTAs when asked about the possibility of Wave Race coming to the console. “We have been trying to make many games and that may …

Bill and Lance Find Eggs by the River

I like Contra. The game is fun and challenging. Beating the game without the 30 lives code is very possible with good memory and reflexes. How can the Contra experience become better? With friends! Piotr ‘TheMexicanRunner’ Delgado Kusielczuk & Matthew ‘AngryLanks’ Wissig have teamed up and taken down Red Falcon in 0:09:51, a three second improvement over the former run! Contra …

Shenmue 1 & 2 Pricing Revealed, Achievements Confirmed on All Platforms

Shenmue 1 & 2 pricing has been confirmed for the North American release, with players able to pick up the “definitive version” of both games for $29.99. It’s also been confirmed the title will support achievements across all platforms. YouTuber Adam Koralik shared the details on Twitter and in a video following his trip to SEGA in Japan. “I’m now allowed …

Final Fantasy 14 Companion App and New Story Quests Incoming

Final Fantasy 14 is getting a companion app alongside May’s Under the Moonlight patch, with more content building on the Stormblood expansion. Unfortunately the app isn’t quite as snazzy as Final Fantasy 14 Online GO, the April Fool’s Day prank app that promised to let players mine for materials by smashing their phones into trees and throwing them into rivers. …

Kingdom Hearts 3 Mini-Games Unveiled

Kingdom Hearts III will feature a few mini-games inspired by 1980s-era LCD games and classic Mickey Mouse animated shorts. Square Enix unveiled these Classic Kingdom mini-games in a new trailer, which you can view below. The footage shows Sora using a handheld device to play four games in particular: The Barnyard Battle, The Karnival Kid, Giantland, and Musical Farmer. As you …