Super Mario Party Will Feature Online Play and Leaderboards

Super Mario Party will offer online play. Revealed during Nintendo Treehouse Live at E3, the mode is called Online Mario-thon and features five different ever-changing mini-games. You can play against friends or people all over the world. On top of that, Super Mario Party will have online leaderboards as well as some rewards, though Nintendo wouldn’t go into specifics regarding …

Grim Fandango Remastered, Broken Age Coming to Switch

Double Fine is bringing Grim Fandango Remastered and Broken Age to Nintendo Switch. Tim Schafer, the founder of Double Fine and director of both adventure games, unveiled the Switch ports at E3 Coliseum last night. This year is the 20th anniversary for Grim Fandango, with Grim Fandango Remastered originally unveiled at E3 2014. Broken Age was released across two acts in …

Bayonetta 1 and 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch

Update: The Switch version of Bayonetta 2 will reportedly include a few new features, including local co-op and amiibo support. As reported by Polygon, a post on PlatinumGames’ website, which has since been pulled, reveals the following features will be included in the Switch version of Bayonetta 2: Local wireless cooperative play – The previously online-only coop Tag Climax is going local! …

Nintendo Says 3DS Sales Are Stable, Even After Switch

Nintendo has made a point to show that Switch sales haven’t significantly impacted 3DS hardware numbers so far. During a recent financial briefing, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima said, “Even after Nintendo Switch sales began, sales of the Nintendo 3DS family remain stable, as you can see here.” He was pointing to a graph that’s showcased below. Nintendo highlights how 3DS …

How Nintendo Switch Owners Play the System

Nintendo has revealed how Switch owners are utilizing the hybrid system. At Nintendo’s recent financial briefing, the company showed that around half of Switch owners use the console in both modes: TV and handheld. But what might be surprising is that more people play the system mainly undocked than hooked up to the big screen. Nintendo released this graph at …

Mario Odyssey: Amiibo Content Unlockable Without Amiibo

You don’t have to worry about owning amiibo to get costumes in Super Mario Odyssey. On the game’s official website, Nintendo notes that “all outfits can be unlocked in-game without amiibo.” That implies that even the wedding outfits with the new Super Mario Odyssey amiibo aren’t exclusive to the toys. (UPDATE: Nintendo confirmed to IGN that the wedding outfits can also indeed …

RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic Comes to Steam Today

RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, which remasters features from the first two games, is out now on Steam. Atari and original creator Chris Sawyer have teamed up for RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic. It’s not a compilation of the first entries in the sim series, but instead an original game that builds off of them, somewhat similar to what SEGA recently did with Sonic …

Yooka-Laylee Switch Release Held Up By Engine Problems

Yooka-Laylee still doesn’t have a release date for Nintendo Switch because of engine issues. On Kickstarter, Playtonic touched on the team’s problems bringing the action-adventure game to the hybrid system. While the developer promises it’s “nearly there” with the Switch version of Yooka-Laylee, there are tech difficulties delaying a set timeframe for launch. “… We’ve encountered some final technical hurdles …

SNES Classic Wireless Controller Coming From Nyko

Nyko is making a wireless controller for SNES Classic Edition. Called the Super Miniboss, the wireless controller looks like a traditional Super Nintendo pad but comes with an additional turbo button. It serves a dual purpose: faster input as well as home screen functionality when the button’s pushed and then pressing select. The wireless controller can work up to 20 …

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 …

Hulk Sequel Rights Clarified

Share. Disney and Marvel reportedly have the rights to proceed with a new film. By Evan Campbell With the popularity of Mark Ruffalo‘s Hulk that came after the release of the first Avengers film, many have wondered when the character might get his own sequel. Recent reports (including talk from Ruffalo himself) have indicated that the Hulk’s solo movie rights were …

E3 2016 Date Announced

Share. The annual gaming convention will return to Los Angeles once again. By Evan Campbell The Entertainment Software Association has announced that E3 2016 will take place from June 14-16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. With E3 2015 wrapping up today, the ESA also revealed that over 52,000 people attended this year’s annual gaming event, representing 109 countries. There …

There Is Hope for a Dark Souls 4

Share. Death never sleeps. By Evan Campbell Dark Souls III may not mark the end of the franchise as previously thought. In a Bandai Namco statement provided to IGN, the Dark Souls publisher said: “Dark Souls III brings certain story elements to a conclusion. With that said, we’ll reveal more news about the future of the franchise in the coming months.” …

X-Men: Apocalypse Actress Teases Mohawk Storm

Share. “Guess the secret’s out.” By Evan Campbell X-Men: Apocalypse actress Alexandra Shipp just may sport a mohawk as Storm in the upcoming superhero film. On Sunday, Shipp changed her profile pic on Twitter, showing the 23-year-old buzzing her head. She added by saying in a tweet: “Guess the secret’s out.” Alexandra Shipp, who portrays Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse, changed …

Star Trek’s Chris Pine Eyes Wonder Woman Role

Share. From starship captain to U.S. Army officer. By Evan Campbell Star Trek star Chris Pine is reportedly in talks to join the Wonder Woman cast as U.S. Army intelligence officer Steve Trevor. According to Variety, Pine is in negotiations with Warner Bros. to play Gal Gadot’s love interest in the DC Comics film. Warner Bros. had no comment on the casting …

Sons of Anarchy Creator’s New Show Gets a Season Order

Share. “I love history. I love theology. I love blood.” By Evan Campbell The Bastard Executioner, the new series from Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, has gotten a full season order from FX. Set in the late Middle Ages, The Bastard Executioner stars newcomer Lee Jones, True Blood’s Stephen Moyer and Sons of Anarchy’s Katey Sagal (who’s also Sutter’s …

FOX Debuts Full Scream Queens Trailer

Share. Bringing new meaning to Hell Week. By Evan Campbell FOX has released the first official trailer for Scream Queens, the new comedy-horror anthology series premiering on the network later this year. Take a look below, and let us know what you think! [embedded content] Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, Scream Queens features a cast that …

Valve Files for VR-Related ‘Chaperone’ Trademark

Share. Associated with Vive or a new project? By Evan Campbell Valve Corp. has filed an application in the United States for a “Chaperone” trademark that’s related to a virtual reality product. Spotted by Reddit, Valve applied for “Chaperone” back in March with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The name appears related to a VR device or project from …

DC Comics Battles Rihanna Over ‘Robyn’ Trademark

Share. It’s the pop star’s first name. By Evan Campbell DC Comics isn’t too happy with pop star Rihanna for trying to trademark the name “Robyn,” arguing it’s too similar to Robin the Boy Wonder. The American comic book publisher has filed an official opposition to Rihanna’s “Robyn” application with the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office, according to Comic Book …

Power A amiibo Stand Is 8 Bits of Awesome

Share. Figurines (and fireworks) not included. By Evan Campbell Game accessories company PowerA will release a Super Mario Bros.-inspired amiibo stand in August. Spotted on Amazon, the 15-inch tall display mimics the end of World 1-1 from Super Mario Bros. on NES. The stand features an 8-bit style and fits up to six amiibo figurines, meaning the whole Mario Party …