Nicholas Garcia

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Pokémon GO is one of Nintendo’s most important games ever

Pokémon GO is the most important game Nintendo has developed in recent years and potentially the most important one in their history and is due for …

Wii U Sales Pass 12 Million, Amiibo Figure Sales Hit 20.5 Million

Splatoon and Super Mario Maker continue strong sales.<p>Nintendo’s Q3 financials reveal Wii U hardware sales are up and amiibo are selling exceptionally …

Google Drive and Gmail are down [Update: Fixed!]

If you use Google’s Drive storage as the hub for all your documents, images and everything else in your digital life, then it’s probably pretty frustrating that problems with the service are preventing some people from accessing any of their files.<p>Reports of an issue with Drive surfaced on Twitter …

Games still dominated the iOS app store in Q4

Games dominate the revenue charts on the iOS App Store. That’s no surprise. Even as other non-game brands and product companies adapt to mobile, games revenue is still 4.43 times more than the rest of the App Stores categories combined.<p>That’s the result from an analysis of Q4 data by analytics firm …

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New York Bill Would Force Apple and Other Manufacturers to Decrypt Smartphones

A bill that is working its way through the New York state assembly would require Apple and other smartphone manufacturers and mobile operating system providers to decrypt and unlock devices to aid law enforcement. The bill was first spotted by <i>On The Wire</i> (via <i>The Next Web</i>).<p>Any smartphone sold or …

Gamer keeps Super Nintendo plugged in for 20 years to save game - News - Alternative Press

Dedicated is an understatement in reference to Twitter user and gamer Wanikun, who kept his Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) plugged in for …

Nintendo’s make-or-break year

Nintendo’s make-or-break year Nintendo Nintendo have had a rough 12 months – can they turn things around in 2016? By Ben Sillis on 1 January 2016

Gamer beats Super Mario Galaxy — with a Dance Dance Revolution dancepad

OK.<p>Some guy beat <i>Super Mario Galaxy</i> using a Dance Dance Revolution dancepad.<p>I realize this is the second straight "some guy" lede I've written today, but you readers deserve plain-spoken facts and that's what they are right here. Some guy — aka YouTuber PeekingBoo — hooked up a full-blown <i>Dance Dance</i> …

Super Mario

FAST Racing NEO (Wii U eShop) Review

The Wii U has been an excellent platform for download-only 'Indie' titles, but few have been able to stand toe-to-toe with Nintendo's first-party …

Notch doesn't make Minecraft anymore

Commentary: You need to understand a child's innocent passion for Minecraft to know why today's news had such a deep impact across the globe.<p>This morning Australia woke up to the news that Microsoft has purchased Mojang for a "smooth $2.5 BILLION", as Mojang called it in its press release. We …

Minecraft hits Wii U on Dec. 17, includes six packs and GamePad play (update)

<i>Minecraft</i> hits Nintendo's Wii U on Dec. 17, Nintendo announced this morning.<p><i>Minecraft: Wii U Edition</i> includes a number of add-on packs and will be available on the Nintendo eShop in North America for $29.99. Nintendo and <i>Minecraft</i> creator Mojang are also working together for new content for the …

Gaming

Web Developer, Blogger and Technology Enthusiast

Teach Your Kids How to Code with Minecraft or Star Wars Tutorials

Programming is a valuable skill for kids of all ages to pick up, and when they learn by playing with their favorite characters and games it’s even …

Kids

Video calls from a huge in-game Minecraft cell phone (Tomorrow Daily 282)

A working cell phone that makes video calls inside Minecraft, a modded NES that allows for 8-player cooperative play on a 360-degree screen, and a bandage that glows green when a wound gets infected.

Minecraft Wii U edition price, release date

The world of <i>Minecraft</i> — that is, whatever the player designs that world to be — is finally coming to the Wii U, and it’s just a little more than a …

Gaming

The "Mario Bros." Theme Song Has Actual Lyrics And They're A Goddamn Inspiration

The iconic theme song that inspired a generation has ACTUAL LYRICS, and they are even more incredible than anyone could have imagined.

Here are 5 Custom Portable Nintendo Game Systems They Should've Made

Code named Project Reality, the console's design was mostly finalized by mid-1995, though Nintendo 64's launch was delayed until 1996. As part of the …

Xbox One release date revealed

After what has been a long few weeks since Sony announced when the PS4 will be available, Microsoft has finally revealed the Xbox One release …

Xbox Hacks

You might not be aware unless you’re up on the latest gaming hardware, but Microsoft is trying to kill the Kinect. While the Xbox One famously …

‘Mario Kart 8’ TV Special: Nintendo, Disney XD Team Up – Variety

Disney XD’s foray into competitive eSports continues to grow.<p>After teaming with Nintendo in October to air an hour-long special from the Nintendo …

Karting

PS4's outselling the Xbox One by almost 2-to-1. And that's the good news…

The latest sales figures for the big games consoles don't make particularly good reading for Microsoft's flagship Xbox One, unless you take a …

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility games to be revealed every month: Phil Spencer

Microsoft has committed to revealing games for Xbox One Backwards Compatibility in a monthly fashion.<p>There is unfettered enthusiasm among Xbox One …

Nintendo's Not So Subtle Hint to Buy New Hardware for Monster Hunter X

In Japan, <i>Monster Hunter X</i> is out, and it’s, as expected, a smash hit. No doubt Nintendo hopes people will buy more than the game.<p>The Kyoto-based game …

Top 10 Netflix Alternatives

Not everyone loves the leader in entertainment streaming, and that's why there are so many other places you can go to watch video on demand …

Microsoft Promises Even 'Bigger' XBox One Games Lineup For 2016

Advertising [x]<p>by Sean K. Cureton<p>– on<p>in Game News<p>For those console gamers who have remained faithful to Microsoft, 2015 has been a big year in terms …

Tomb Raider

Report says PlayStation 4 unlocks more power for developers

One of the two processing cores the PlayStation 4 reserved to handle its user interface and other system functions has been unlocked for use by developers, according to notes in a recent update to software used to develop for the console.<p>Eurogamer, which noticed a reference to "the newly unlocked …

Gaming

Pi-TopCEED Is A $99 Desktop Computer For Makers

After the sweating toil of transforming a hardware prototype into an actual shipping product, the makers of a $299 kit laptop called Pi-Top are crowdfunding their next project. And this time they’re aiming to package the low cost Raspberry Pi microcomputer into a far more affordable form factor. …

Nintendo NX may be about to replace both Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo's next console, the Nintendo NX, will be a replacement for both the Wii U and the 3DS, according to a new report.<p>The Wall Street Journal …