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Mario Kart 8 Up For Five Golden Joystick Awards In This Year’s Nominee Listings

The nominees have been announced for this year’s Golden Joystick Awards – and Nintendo’s flagship racing title Mario Kart 8 is up for five of them. …

Clash of Clans: Top 8 tips, tricks, and cheats!

If you're not familiar with Clash of Clans, it's a game where you build forts with gold and elixir resources. Buildings are dragged and dropped, …

First Good Look at Persona 5

<i>Persona 5</i> is headed to the PS3 <i>and</i> the PS4. Last November, the game was announced for PlayStation 3, but Sony today revealed the game will get a …

Persona (Video Game)

Mini-Mariobilia: The Cuddliest Dinosaur Ever - Editorial

It seems Club Nintendo's quality has vastly declined in every region as of late. That is, of course, except for in Japan.<p>Observe this adorable Yoshi …

Retrogaming

See how World of Warcraft's other side lives

If you've ever played <i>World of Warcraft</i>, you know what it's like to be a hero, roaming the land, turning in quests and slashing down thousands of nameless enemies in your grind toward the level cap. But what do you think it's like for those bad guys?<p>That's the topic explored in the latest video from …

Are Nintendo's Amiibo's Too Expensive? - PAX Prime - IGN Video

Would you pay $12.99 for each figurine? Jose and Daemon discuss.

Titanfall Update Six Dated

Introduces Pilot Skirmish and makes Marked for Death permanent.<p>Titanfall will receive update six on Xbox one and PC tomorrow, developer Respawn …

Is Telltale teasing the setting for its new 'Game of Thrones' series?

Telltale Games, the studio behind The Walking Dead adventure game series, has posted a new image that appears to offer details about its upcoming <i>Game of Thrones</i> game franchise.<p>The company's Twitter account features a non-spoiler quote taken from the latest <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> novel, <i>A Dance with</i> …

With New 3DS Model, Nintendo Continues to Woo Hardcore Gamers

Nintendo's got a brand new 3DS, one that's aimed at capturing more of the hardcore gamer market.<p>Announced today for an October 11 release in Japan, …

Watch Sony PS4 streams on your Vita with upcoming app

If you're a fan of PlayStation 4 game livestreaming, Sony's about to have a PS Vita app for that. At a prelude to the Tokyo Game Show (TGS), it announced updates that will let you view live PS4 game action directly from a PS Vita. There are also themes coming to the PS4 and PS Vita around the same …

Hundreds of Developers Are Fed Up With The Hate

More than 600 developers and counting have signed a letter to end hateful speech and harassment.<p>Hundreds of AAA and independent video game developers …

Felicia Day's Geek & Sundry acquired by Legendary Entertainment for a new digital video network

Geek & Sundry, the video content company launched by Sheri Bryant and Felicia Day (of <i>The Guild</i> fame), has just sold to Legendary Entertainment for an undisclosed amount.<p>Geek & Sundry first gained notoriety in the tech world as one of the most prominent of YouTube’s premium content partners. The …

Israeli developer tries a game about love and peace during an armed conflict

Israeli game developer Adventure Mob has been inspired by the fighting in Gaza to pitch a game about love and peace. The company is relaunching a bid to raise money for Bolt Riley: A Reggae Adventure Game on Kickstarter today.<p>Oded Sharon runs the Tel Aviv-based Adventure Mob, who tried once before …

If you've ever been too scared to make music, try Sentris

Feeling stuck is a common feeling among people trying to do something creative. Many music-makers report hitting a block and feeling like nothing they make is good enough. A lot of people give up. Developer Samantha Kalman is hoping an abstract game featuring colorful rings will help.<p>On the …

The Pikachu Outbreak is deadly with cuteness

Dozens of adorable Pikachu recently took over Japan's Akarenga Park in Yokohama as part of a promotional event to celebrate the success of the 17th Pokémon movie, <i>Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction</i>.<p>A group of 50 of the human-sized electric rodents skipped around the park for …

Witcher Dev Says Xbox One 1080p Issues Unlikely To Change Soon

"DX12 is not going to change anything."<p>According to the lead engine programmer on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the upcoming DirectX 12 update is …

Everything wrong with DC's superhero films in one image

Game journalist Maddy Myers tweeted one of the saddest images for a woman fan of comic books. It speaks for itself.<p>Superman and Batman are shown in multiple iterations throughout their many years of filmed entertainment. The '50s Superman is a different guy from the '70s/'80s Christopher …

You can pre-order the cutest Solid Snake action figure right now

Solid Snake from <i>Metal Gear Solid</i> is the latest video game character to get the giant-headed, highly poseable and extremely cute action figure treatment in Good Smile Company's Nendoroid line of toys. The chibiest of Solid Snakes won't be out until November, but you put a pre-order in for the …

Microsoft’s white Xbox One due later this year with ‘Sunset Overdrive’

'Madden NFL 15' bundle arrives August 26th<p>Microsoft created white Xbox One envy when it gifted a special variant of its console to employees last year, but the company now plans to release the white version alongside <i>Sunset Overdrive</i>. Speaking to <i>Polygon</i>, a Microsoft spokesperson has revealed that …

What Every Serious Mario Kart 8 Player Needs

There are 179,712 possible vehicle combinations in <i>Mario Kart 8.</i> That's enough to drive even the most serious gamer insane. Thankfully, one player …

Mario Kart

Always Fear The Falcon Punch In Smash Bros.

Last weekend, a tournament called Zenith was held at the NYU Game Center. Top Smash Bros. players participated in the tourney, and while it's all …

Retrogaming

Bioshock Goes Mobile & Kano's MKX Return? - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

Bioshock goes mobile & Kano might be returning to Mortal Kombat X. Plus, a white Xbox One Bundle possibly leaked, the Destiny Beta stats are in & PS4 …

If Pokémon Were A Free-To-Play Mobile Game

Imagine, if you will, a world where <i>Pokémon</i> isn't just something you can buy for $40 or so. Imagine Nintendo's collectible critter game as...</i> …

Pokémon

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Spice up your 3DS XL with these Taiko Drum Master cases

These <i>Taiko Drum Master</i> (<i>Taiko no Tatsujin</i>) pouches are extremely cute, but there's got to be a limit to the amount of cases, pouches, sleeves, and …

Like an apple a day, study says daily gaming can be good for children

Children and adolescents who spend less than an hour playing video games on school days are "better adjusted" than those who don't play video games, according to a study by Oxford University.<p>Dr. Andrew Przybylski surveyed 5,000 young people 10-15 years old, 75 percent of whom said they play video …

Watch Dogs Cops vs The Indestructible Crime Car

The law is the law in <i>Watch Dogs</i>. If you break it, you're getting gunned down—regardless of whether or not you happen to be human.<p>Or at least, that's …

Crime

Steam’s Summer Sale is underway, and here are 50 games you should check out

Since Valve released the Steam marketplace as a method of distributing Counter Strike patches in 2002, it’s expanded into a massive gaming store and …