Every Game Confirmed to Release in 2018

We still have an entire year of releases staring us down here in January 2017, but things change, deadlines shift, and games often slip further into the future. 2017 may just be getting started, but believe it or not, 2018 is already starting to take shape. These are the games currently announced for release during 2018. Currently in development, Koji …

New Documentary Tells the Story of Developer Midway

Share. 30 days remain. By Cassidee Moser A documentary about Midway Games is currently seeking crowdfunding to tell “the untold story of the greatest video game studio of the ’90s.” Called Insert Coin, the documentary is the brainchild of Joshua Tsui, a developer who worked at Midway during its golden age. With Insert Coin, Tsui and his crew hope to …

Super Metroid Was Almost Hidden in Metroid Prime

Share. Two classics in one. By Cassidee Moser Information obtained from an anonymous source suggests the entire game of Super Metroid was supposed to be an unlockable hidden in the GameCube first-person adventure Metroid Prime. A video released by Unseen64 – a site dedicated to archiving images, footage, and information about unreleased video game projects – claims this anonymous source …

New Crypt of the NecroDancer Mod Features Mega Man

Share. Crypt of the MegaDancer. By Cassidee Moser A mod for Crypt of the NecroDancer has added Mega Man and several of his friends into the rhythm-based roguelike on PC. Created by Steam modder CutmanMike, Crypt of the MegaDancer has completely converted Crypt of the NecroDancer into a Mega Man-themed rhythm game featuring key characters from the Blue Bomber’s 8-bit glory days. …

Iwata Discusses Nintendo’s Monetization Strategy for Mobile

Share. “…we want to pay very close attention to how we receive money.” By Cassidee Moser Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently detailed his philosophy on mobile game monetization. Speaking during an investor Q&A, he explained that while some companies are happy with a core base of consumers willing to spend large quantities of money, Nintendo is more interested in the inverse. …

Super Mario Themed Apartment Available for Rent

Share. Your Mushroom Kingdom for a mere $77. By Cassidee Moser An apartment available to rent through Airbnb contains an impressive amount of Super Mario-inspired furniture, items, and decor. Located in the Meguro area of Tokyo, the apartment is owned by a Super Mario fan by the name of Parker and is available to rent for around $77/£50 a night. It …

Myst Television Series to Air on Streaming Service Hulu

Share. No further details are currently known. By Cassidee Moser The previously-announced television adaptation of Myst has finally found a home. Produced by Matt Tolmach (The Amazing Spider-Man) and written by Brian Daugherty (Divergent, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), a script has been ordered for Myst, which Geek.com reports will then likely be made into a series. Details about the actual plot …

Director Shares the Origins Behind the Name Kirby: Triple Deluxe

Share. ‘X’+3D = Triple Deluxe By Cassidee Moser To celebrate the first anniversary of Kirby: Triple Deluxe, director Satoshi Ishida explained what went into the creation of its title. “…we started with a variety of ideas. One was a title that would reflect the game’s theme of an adventure through floating islands,” he said. “Another idea was to use the …