Sarah Auerswald of MomsLa was on hand for Nintendo’s Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze celebrity event. She shared some pics from the event, and was also inspired to make a banana bread recipe just for the occasion. - Continue reading
This is coming in a little late for Valentine’s, but don’t worry, we’ve screened deals for you that are good for at least the next 24 hours or so. Right at the top, we have to give props to Steam.
Steam’s sales today run for the just released Girls Like Robots, Long Live The Queen, Christine Love’s Analogue and Hate Plus, Gone Home, Dear Esther, Thirty Flights of Loving, and games that could barely be connected to Valentine’s (Alan Wake?). Check out the list and question Valve’s choices here. - Continue reading
After our most successful episode in terms of listens/downloads yet, Grizzled Veterans brings you the 23rd installment of their vaunted podcast. Since we accidentally missed January entirely, Donovan and I touch on New Years, the weather and all the boring things people talk about to fill time before getting to the good stuff. Tons of games coming out that deserve attention; Lightning Returns, Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2, Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes and finally Thief. They all get their due and then some. Tons of Titanfall talk and speculation as well.
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Given our site’s new format, we’re putting the spotlight on one online store here, and you can check out the rest when you click for more. We’ll also be posting briefer descriptions, and you just click through to check out the games you want.
This week, we have Double Fine’s fine body of work. Get Psychonauts, Costume Quest, Stacking, Brutal Legend, and on early access, Spacebase DF-9.
More deals and new releases from Nintendo, Steam, XBL and more after the jump! - Continue reading
Watch Dogs on Wii U has been an interesting development cycle, primarily because of the on again off again rumors that it is cancelled. NintendoEnthusiast did some investigative work during that time and found out that the game was indeed still scheduled to hit the Wii U. Now it looks like there may be a bigger problem brewing at Ubisoft when it comes to Watch Dogs on all platforms.
Ubisoft today has filed to remove one of their six patents on Watch_Dogs. Why would they do this so close to the estimated release of the game? With reports of the gaming costing a fortune to make, and a strong delay from the holiday season to Q1 projected, is Ubisoft still doubting their ambitious sandbox-hacker game? Be sure to look at the image below to see the patent filing issue that is going on, and we will keep you updated with any further info.
This may have passed by the radar of most gamers and news outlets, but it’s no less newsworthy. Nintendo’s plans for the coming years include entering emerging markets, possibly with new products.
Iwata has been talking about this since an investor’s meeting Nintendo held July of last year. Iwata expressed interest in entering these countries then, but they felt they had to improve their standing in their primary markets first. More after the link. - Continue reading