Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Coming to PC Next Month

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is coming to PC on February 1 with some exclusive new features. The PC port comes with the same content and improvements found in the PlayStation 4 version along with the additions of 60fps gameplay, compatibility with 21:9 ultra-wide monitors with multiple monitor support, and the ability to access New Game Plus mode right from …

Ultra Game Boy in the Works at Hyperkin

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s–B51FvdyA–/c_scale,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/baf2t9fgmihgpbkcrk8v.jpgHyperkin is currently at work on its own updated version of the classic Game Boy, tentatively called the Ultra Game Boy. According to Gizmodo, the Ultra Game Boy features a sturdy aluminum housing, as well as the classic volume and contrast dials found on the original version of Nintendo’s handheld. It also includes a third dial for adjusting the backlit LCD …

Microsoft’s Xbox was the last great CES reveal

CES was a different show 17 years ago. In 2001, the Best of Show award went to the DataPlay disc, a postage-stamp-size memory card that held up to 500MB of data. If you can’t remember it, don’t worry — the company went out of business shortly thereafter as SD became the de facto standard. Microsoft was still the biggest tech …

Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition Listed by ESRB

The ESRB has published a rating for Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition, indicating the JRPG might soon be getting some sort of a re-release. Not much is currently known about this Royal Edition since the ESRB description is identical to the original title. However, it seems likely this repackaged version would bundle the base game with all of FFXV’s post-launch content, …

Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn Lead GDC Award Nominees

The nominees for the 18th annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been revealed. Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Horizon Zero Dawn are leading the pack with six nominations each, including Game of the Year, Best Design, and Best Visual Art. The rest of the GOTY nominees are Nier: Automata, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, Cuphead, and Super Mario Odyssey. The winners …

Mario Odyssey Speedrunners Racing to Undress Mario

The latest trend in speedrunning Super Mario Odyssey involves players challenge themselves to see how quickly they can get Mario into nothing but his boxers. Eurogamer reports speedrunners are doing their best to get to the Crazy Cap store in the Sand Kingdom to purchase Mario’s boxers. This challenge has been dubbed “nipple%” and has gained traction after YouTuber DaddyWalrus …

Nintendo’s Rumored January Direct – Nintendo Voice Chat Ep. 389

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2015/05/Subscribe-to-this-show.pngWeeelcooome to Nintendo Voice Chat, Episode 389 — the first episode of 2018! This week, Max Scoville and Daemon Hatfield join the show as the panel shares their thoughts on the heavily rumored January Nintendo Direct and what Nintendo might have up its sleeve for 2018. As always, you can watch NVC here on IGN and on our YouTube channel (subscribe and hit the bell!) …

Nintendo’s Miiverse lives on in a giant internet archive

Nintendo’s Miiverse is dead. However, that doesn’t mean that all your message board posts have disappeared into the ether. Drastic Actions and the Archive Team have launched Archiverse, an unofficial but very thorough collection of Miiverse posts. There are roughly 133 million posts, 217 million replies, 76 million screenshots and 72 million drawings — all told, just shy of 17TB …

This Month’s IGN Mystery Box Theme is 2017’s Big Hitters

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2018/01/IGNBox-2017_s_Big_Hitters.jpgWe hope you enjoyed your Rebels box over the holiday season! It’s now time to reveal January’s box theme, which looks back at the past year and showcases some of the most memorable characters to come out of games and films in 2017. This mystery box contains six hand-picked items including big hitters such as Rocket and Groot from Guardians …

Streamer Breaks Tetris World Record… By Accident

Twitch streamer Jonas ‘NubbinsGoody’ Neubauer accidentally set a new Tetris (NES) world record during a recent attempt at breaking a completely different record. As NintendoLife reports, last week Neubaeur tried to set a new speed record for clearing 100 lines of blocks. Well, during one of his better attempts, he instead wound up besting the fastest time for reaching 300,000 …

Nintendo Switch eShop Releases: January 4

http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2018/01/ACA.jpgJanuary marks the first wave of new releases in 2018, and IGN has gathered a list of the latest eShop releases of the week for Nintendo Switch and 3DS in North America. ACA Neo Geo King Of The Monsters Originally released by SNK in 1991, King of Monsters is an action brawler that allows you to take control of one …