Nintendo's Amiibo figures are, like Skylanders and Disney Infinity, designed first and foremost for video games. But where they differ from Activision and Disney's efforts is that I would buy all of these just to sit on my desk, quality of the games be damned.
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Taking a break from making action adventure games featuring stunning characters with large, waatery eyes, Heavenly Sword developer Ninja Theory's been helping polish combat systems for the Marvel-powered Disney Infinity 2.0.
Growing up outside of St. Louis, there was a Six Flags only a forty-minute drive away. You could look right off the highway and see the sprawling parking lot, the giant Ferris wheel, and the twisted metal of all the roller coasters. The most imposing snake-like construction was Batman: The Ride.
Fortnite doesn't feel like the kind of experience that should be coming from Epic Games. This is the House That Shooters Built after all, with huge slabs of foundation laid down by Unreal Tournament and Gears of War. But, despite being a game that takes heavy cues from Minecraft, Fortnite represents an evolution for the dev coming.
In a suprise announcement following the award ceremony at this weekend's Japan Gamer's Live event, Tecmo Koei producer Yosuke Hayashi announced Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, coming to Japanese PS4 and Xbox One consoles in spring of next year.
The much-loved TV version of The Tick was axed by Fox in its first season, after just nine episodes. Now, it looks like the Big Blue Bug of Justice is back! According to People, the show is being revived by Amazon – and Patrick Warburton will star! And original creator Ben Edlund will write and produce! SPOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOON!
Watch Karen Gillan getting her hair shaved off to play Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy:
Now that Trent Oster and his team at Beamdog have finished enhancing Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II, they're moving north up the Sword Coast for an enhanced edition of Icewind Dale, coming later this year to iOS, Android and PC.
It's easy to get freaked out on a solo trip through barren wilderness, especially when your job is waiting for it to catch on fire. Here's our first look at Firewatch in action.
The Marvel franchise critics once called too-minor and too-goofy to succeed has upped the ante yet again. Guardians of the Galaxy has surpassed The Lego Movie and Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the highest-grossing movie of the year at the domestic box office.
Debuting during the Firaxis Megapanel at PAX Prime this weekend, the "Master Control" gameplay trailer for Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth teaches us about the Purity Affinity, Virtues, the Orbital Layer and how October 24 can't come soon enough.
The PAX that begat all other PAXes has come back around, bringing thousands of fans of all stripes to Seattle to nerd out together. Is there cosplay? Of course. Take a look at some of the best geek culture get-ups right here.
In this week's very special episode of the Saturday Morning Stream, the mildly-medicated Michael Fahey triumphantly returns to get his first-person magic combat on with Lichdom: Battlemage.
QUOTE | “It's kind of a passive attitude they're taking, and to me it's kind of a pathetic thing.” - Legendary Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto explaining why Nintendo isn't going to try to make games specifically for a casual audience like they used to on the Wii.