Atari’s New Console Under Fire Again As Crowdfunding Campaign Nears End

Atari’s upcoming VCS system has recently garnered more negative attention as its crowdfunding campaign nears its end. Responding to concerns raised by an article from The Register written in March during GDC, Atari recently referred to the author as an “irresponsible troll” on its Facebook page. The Register article panned Atari for its inability, or lack of willingness, to answer …

Ataribox Console Is Officially Named the Atari VCS

Atari’s upcoming console, its first in 20 years, is officially named Atari VCS. Atari unveiled the console’s name today alongside two controller prototypes and an official logo. The first controller is a joystick reminiscent of the Atari 2600’s, while the second resembles a modern Xbox controller, complete with asymmetrical analog sticks and ABXY buttons. A preorder date for Atari VCS will be …

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story Coming to 3DS

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story is coming to Nintendo 3DS in 2019. Nintendo announced the 3DS version during today’s Nintendo Direct. This new version will include an updated look, as well as a previously untold story called Bowser Jr.’s Journey. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story for 3DS < p dir=”ltr”>Bowser’s Inside Story was initially released on DS in …

Harvest Moon Creator Announces New Game

Aksys Games has announced Little Dragons Café, the latest project from Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada. Little Dragons Café will be released in “late summer 2018” on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Here’s a synopsis of the game, courtesy of Aksys: The story opens with a twin brother and sister learning to cook and manage a small café under their mother’s …

How to Watch the 2018 DICE Awards

The 21st annual DICE Awards will air during the DICE Summit on February 21 and 22, and IGN is the exclusive streaming home to the show. < p dir=”ltr”>The awards will celebrate the best of the best from the memorable year in gaming that was 2017. Horizon Zero Dawn leads this year’s nominees with ten nods, followed by The Legend …

Ataribox Will Be a ‘Full PC Experience for the TV’

Atari has revealed additional details about its new Ataribox console, including pricing information, a release window, and its upcoming crowdfunding campaign. The Ataribox will launch in “late Spring 2018” for $250-$300 USD, Atari revealed in its latest newsletter (via Polygon). The company says it will be a Linux-based console that’s a “full PC experience for the TV, bringing you streaming, applications, …

Tarantino and Hateful 8 Riding Into Comic-Con

Share. Exclusive footage of the western to premiere at the panel. By Jordan Sirani Quentin Tarantino and his latest western, The Hateful Eight, are coming to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Tarantino and a handful of unspecified actors will take part in a panel on July 11 at 1:30pm located in Hall H. Hosted by Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead), the …

Romero’s Marvel Comics Series Being Developed for TV

Share. Romero will pen the series alongside Peter Grunwald. By Jordan Sirani A television adaptation of Empire of the Dead, horror icon George A. Romero‘s Marvel Comics series, is currently in development, production-finance company Demarest announced today at the Cannes Film Festival. Romero will write the TV series with longtime partner Peter Grunwald. The duo will also executive produce alongside …

Final Letterman Guests Include Bill Murray & Tom Hanks

Share. Music guests include Bob Dylan and Eddie Vedder. By Jordan Sirani Prolific actors and longtime Letterman guests Bill Murray and Tom Hanks will each make an appearance on Late Show with David Letterman during next week’s final three-episode stretch. Hanks will kick off the week on Monday, May 18, making his 60th and final appearance on Letterman. Monday’s show …

Fear the Walking Dead Adds Mercedes Mason to Cast

Share. Predator 2’s Rubén Blades may play Mason’s father. By Jordan Sirani 666 Park Avenue and Quarantine 2: Terminal actress Mercedes Mason has joined the cast of AMC‘s upcoming The Walking Dead spinoff, Fear the Walking Dead. There’s no word on Mason’s role at this time. According to Deadline, she’ll be a series regular. The site also reports Rubén Blades …

Mario Kart Producer to Head Smartphone Development for Nintendo

Share. Nintendo reaffirms its commitment to mobile game development. By Jordan Sirani During today’s financial report, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata announced the producer of Mario Kart will lead development on the company’s smartphone games. While Iwata doesn’t specifically mention the producer by name, he’s likely referring to Hideki Konno, who has produced several Mario Kart games including the latest entry …