Apple Looks Back on 10 Years of the App Store

This week marks the tenth anniversary of the App Store, and Apple has taken the opportunity to look back at the past, present, and future of the famous service. In Apple’s stroll down memory lane, it quotes a slew of app developers, from young developers making apps to deal with anxiety to Nintendo’s own Shigeru Miyamoto. Apple introduced the App …

Nintendo Talks Legacy Content For Switch, New amiibo, Next 3DS, Labo Laser Tag, & More! – NVC Ep 414

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2015/05/Subscribe-to-this-show.pngWeeelcooome to episode 414 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew shares their thoughts on Nintendo’s latest comments regarding how users will be able to access legacy content on Switch, a possible successor to the Nintendo 3DS, Gearbox Software’s new Switch game, Nintendo Labo laser tag, and much more! As always, you can watch NVC here …

Nintendo Switch gets SNK’s arcade games this November

SNK is celebrating its 40th birthday with a triumphant return to the golden age of arcade games — with a modern twist. On November 13, the creator is launching a bevy of retro games for Nintendo Switch, including Alpha Mission, Ikari Warriors, Athena, Guerrilla War and Vanguard, among others. There’s more to be announced, too, although the titles already confirmed …

Nintendo Reassures Investors That Its 2018 Lineup Hasn’t Been Fully Revealed

Looks like Nintendo has more tricks up its sleeve for 2018. At its most recent general meeting of shareholders former President Tatsumi Kimishima revealed that Nintendo had unannounced “products” in the pipeline that the company plans to release before the end of this year’s holiday season. As translated by DualShockers, Kimishima said that it’s not yet time to announce the …

The Celeste Speedrun That Was Physically Impossible

http://assets1.ignimgs.com/2018/07/03/Dg6VUJ5WkAADovi1530671590031_original.jpgSummer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) concluded recently and, as it does every year, it went out with an excellent lineup of impressive speedruns and a remarkable load of cash for charity. One of our favorite runs of the event this time around was the incredible Celeste Any% TAS. While most speedruns are executed by skilled human players, TASBot runs are …

First Details on New Intellivision Console Controller, Games

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2018/07/2560px-Intellivision-Console-Set-720×373.jpgYou might have missed it, but just before E3 2018 a new challenger entered the console war: The Intellivision is returning nearly four decades after it initially launched. The original Intellivision, released as a competitor to the Atari VCS in 1979, had a much better controller than the Atari and a great library of often oddball games. According to current Intellivision …

Speedrunners raised $2.12 million for Doctors Without Borders

Speedrunning charity event Summer Games Done Quick finished up this past Sunday. The recipient of the funds raised druing the event, which saw players rushing as fast as possible through titles like Animaniacs, Pikimin 3 and Rise of the Tomb Raider, went to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Gamers raised $2,122,529.20 for the medical charity that provides emergency aid to anyone …

‘Semblance’ makes history on the Nintendo Switch on July 24th

Semblance, the squashy platformer from independent studio Nyamakop, will hit the Nintendo Switch, PC and Mac on July 24th, 2018 — a date that will go down in video game history. Semblance is the first South African-developed game to ever make its way to a Nintendo platform, and it comes from a small studio run by designer Ben Myres and …

New Mega Man 11 Details Revealed

New details for Mega Man 11 have been revealed, including the addition of Time Attack and Balloon Attack modes, as well the new Robot Master, Blast Man. Capcom announced Time Attack mode allows Mega Man to revisit Robot Masters’ stages and play through them as quickly as possible to try and top online leaderboards. The Balloon Attack mode also runs on a …

Nintendo’s next Labo kit should include these laser tag guns

If you wish Nintendo’s Labo projects did more to help your friends partake in the fun, you’re in for a treat. Japanese tinkerers Miyuki and Ran have developed a homebrew laser tag system that uses a Switch for some two-player blaster action. The duo used Labo’s Toy-Con Garage to turn pairs of Joy-Cons (which have infrared sensors and emitters) into …

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Release Date Collector’s Edition

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2018/06/Dragon-Quest-XI-Preorder-Bonus-Edition-of-Light1.jpgIf you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (See it at Amazon), the latest game in Square Enix’s longrunning JRPG series, is set to launch on PlayStation 4 and Steam on September 4 in North America and Europe. A …

Here’s how ‘Wolfenstein II’ manages to run on Nintendo Switch

Now that Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is available on the Switch, there’s a question many want answered: just how did Panic Button manage to squeeze such a visually intense game into a title you can play on the bus? You now have a clear answer. DigitalFoundry has produced a detailed examination of the many tweaks made to make the …

UK Daily Deals: Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy for £15 with TopCashback

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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ movie’s villain could be played by Jim Carrey

The Sonic movie that’s in development from Deadpool director Tim Miller might just have its villain. According to reports from Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline, Jim Carrey is in “final negotiations” to join the cast of this live-action/CGI feature as the mad scientist Dr. Robotnik. James Marsden (Westworld) is already attached to star along with Tika Sumpter (Ride Along, …

Jim Carrey Will Play Dr. Robotnik in Sonic the Hedgehog Live-Action Movie

Jim Carrey is set to go up against Sonic the Hedgehog in Paramount’s upcoming live-action/CGI hybrid movie. Deadline reports Carrey is currently in talks to star as the villainous Dr. Robotnik in what is presumably a live-action role. The story will follow Sonic trying to stop Robotnik from taking over the world. The rest of the film’s cast so far includes …

UK Daily Deals: £15 Cashback at GAME with TopCashback

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8BitDo put a handy home button on its NES Classic wireless controller

To celebrate Nintendo re-issuing the NES Classic Edition, 8Bitdo has revamped its wireless retro controller to match. The new version — dubbed “N30 2.4G Wireless Controller for NES Classic Edition” — boasts a different button layout (a square rather than a cross), rechargeable battery and now it has a dedicated home button to get you back to the micro-console’s main …

Daily Deals: Buy 2 Get 1 FREE on Refurb iPhone X, iPad Pro, Nintendo Switch, and More

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2018/06/ddprimeday21.jpgWelcome to IGN’s Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Like me on Facebook and follow me on Twitter to get the latest deals. Amazon Prime Day is right …