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Nintendo’s next console will be a big departure from the Wii and Wii U

Nintendo still isn't talking about its next big console, codenamed NX, in detail until next year. But new company president Tatsumi Kimishima, who took over for the late Satoru Iwata in September, has revealed that the device won't just be a new take on the Wii like the Wii U was. "I can assure you …

This designer wants kids to build their own prosthetics using LEGOs

At the LEGO Future Lab in Denmark, designer Carlos Arturo Torres Tovar saw the wildest creations during his internship. There was a fully functioning automobile made with LEGO bricks and a LEGO robot that solved Rubik’s cube puzzles. He also saw people who had built arms and legs for themselves …

Prosthetics

STAR WARS Toy Collectors Can Now Own Luke Skywalker's Severed Hand!

Nintendo updates on delayed Zelda: 'Every day we improve it'

When Nintendo announced a gorgeous-looking open world <i>Zelda</i> game at E3 2014, you could practically hear Wii U sales increase. Then it announced the …

Looks Like DC Comics Is Trying to Fix Its Massive Teen Titans Screw-Up

The Teen Titans was one of the best concepts in the long, intricate history of DC Comics. It made sense that a team of sidekicks and superhero …

DC Comics

Nintendo UK says Wii U is a 'fantastic proposition' this holiday, talks StarFox/Zelda delays

and a tablet that got terribly underused<p>I haven't seen games looking like The Last of Us and Killzone 3 on the WiiU yet mind you. and yes, WiiU has …

Top 10 Star Wars Movie Fails You Totally Missed

Put it away, Luke.<p>Storm Troopers hitting their heads on door frames. Han Solo’s coat appearing from nowhere. With all of the ‘improvements’ George …

Star Wars

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Gets Fresh Faces and New Details

Team up with your amiibo.<p>Nintendo has revealed that Rosalina will be hitting the court in Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, and a number of new modes have …

Nextbit's 'cloud first' smartphone is up for pre-order

Want your next smartphone to stand out from the crowd? Nextbit's Robin will do just that. The boxy, mint-colored handset (it also comes in a blackish "midnight") was originally funded on Kickstarter, and now it's available for regular pre-orders via BackerKit. The device certainly looks different, …

Mobile Technology

See Superheroes Surprise Sick Kids in Hospital

Spiderman and about a dozen of his superhero friends visited kids at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., today to cheer up …

Pokken Tournament Removed From Japanese Arcade

According to a recent series of tweets from arcade operators in Japan, Pokken Tournament is on its way out in several arcades in the country. Helpful …

Michael J. Fox shows off real self-lacing shoes in video for Back to the Future Day

Nike has made another prediction from <i>Back to the Future Part 2</i> a reality.<p>Earlier today, Nike presented trilogy star Michael J. Fox with the first pair of self-lacing shoes to celebrate Back to the Future Day. The actor took to Twitter to show off just how the shoes work with an eight-second video …

Shoes

Here's what you need to know about getting your old songs into Rock Band 4

<i>Rock Band 4</i> players have been wondering about the process of getting songs from previous Rock Band games into the latest one, and developer Harmonix provided the first real details on the export process in a blog post today.<p>A handy table explains which of the older games can be exported into <i>Rock</i> …

Rock Band

Nintendo Celebrates Back To The Future Day By Bringing Wild Gunman To Virtual Console

News<p>by Marcus Stewart on October 21, 2015 at 01:05 PM<p>8,331 Views<p><i>11</i><p>Back to the Future fans likely remember Wild Gunman as the game Marty McFly plays …

Ant-Man Introduces The Deadliest Threat To The Modern Superhero: An App

In the real world, there’s pretty much an app for everything—maps, music, videos, messaging, making digital cats fart. The first issue of <i>Astonishing</i> …

How Microsoft built a better controller ... again

At $150, the new “Elite” controller is a luxury purchase<p>Microsoft spent more than $100 million figuring out how to evolve the Xbox 360 controller into something suited for the company's next big console: The Xbox One.<p>It may sound like a lot, but the controller is a player's connection to console …

Nintendo Is Eternally Circling The One Pokémon Game Everyone Actually Wants

This morning, our own Ollie Barder reported that Pokémon fighting game, <i>Pokkén</i> <i>Tournament</i>, is doing rather poorly in Japanese arcades. Though seeing screenshots and video of the game in the West has gotten many fans excited, how the game works in practice is not winning over many Japanese players. …

Get 'Yo-Kai Watch,' Nintendo 2DS for $100

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Nintendo is betting big on <i>Yo-Kai Watch</i>. This RPG series, developed by those masters of animation and narrative at Level-5, is a …

The newest Zelda swaps massive quests for a bite-sized adventure

Plus, you can play it with friends<p>When you start a new <i>Zelda</i> game, there are a few things you expect to see: a hero in green, a fantasy realm in danger, cleverly designed dungeons that end with a giant boss battle. You’ll wield a sword, boomerang, bomb, and a bow, and if you chop down grass, money …

Star

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Comics

Guitar Hero Live review

<i>Guitar Hero Live</i> is the most surprising game I've played all year — surprising both in how much it diverges from its own history, and in just how much I loved those divergences.<p>You can toss out almost everything you know about peripheral-based rhythm games, save for the basics: <i>Guitar Hero Live</i> …

Civil War Comic Cover Teases Marvel's Phase Three Launch

This Captain America: Civil War comic book cover is just one of the surprises included in Marvel’s January 2016 solicitations<p>The full Marvel January …

6 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Your Favorite Video Games

Video games have wasted countless hours of our time, but their storylines, universes, and characters have an incredible ability to inspire us, sometimes even more so than books or movies are able. Why not funnel some of that inspiration into your Halloween costume? Here are six costumes based on …

Yahoo lost $42 million on Community, two other original series

Despite the show's critical acclaim and passionate fandom, Yahoo still couldn't make a profit off of <i>Community</i>.<p>During an earnings meeting, CFO Ken Goldman revealed that the company lost $42 million during its time producing the former NBC show, as well as two other original series, <i>Sin City Saints</i> …

Looks Like Yet Another Comic Book Villain Is Coming To ‘Gotham,’ In The Form Of Azrael

We’re only a few episodes into <i>Gotham</i> season two, and the list of villains continues to grow. The newest addition is Azrael, a character who in the DC comics is an assassin who is created by the Order of St. Dumas to enforce “God’s will.” <i>Gotham</i> EP John Stephens spoke to ComicBook.com about what to …

Comics

Every other Hollywood studio needs to take note, because that's how to do a trailer! While 2015 has given us the likes of Age Of Ultron, which showed …

Lego Expands Three Factories to Meet Increased Demand for Toys

Lego A/S, Europe’s biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks.<p>Lego will …

Fallout 4's Final SPECIAL Video Explains the Benefits of Being Lucky

Fallout 4's "S.P.E.C.I.A.L." video series comes to an end today with a new movie focusing on Luck. As you'll see in the video, the difference between whether you live or die in the wasteland can come down to chance. Getting Lady Luck on your side can prove beneficial, but everyone's luck eventually …

Xbox

The new face of Pokémon is butts

Historically, the Pokémon franchise has focused its merchandising efforts on the parts of Pokémon characters that were not their butts. But that's …

Pokémon