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How do Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire remakes look next to the originals?

<i>Pokémon</i> <i>Omega Ruby</i> and <i>Alpha Sapphire</i> have almost 12 years of updated tech to back up the remakes of <i>Pokémon</i> <i>Ruby</i> and <i>Sapphire</i>, and a recent image from Reddit user YouDontKnowThisUser shows just how much of a difference that time makes.<p>The photo cobbles together screenshots from both the old and new …

Here's a first-person shooter with a difference

<i>Lovely Planet</i> doesn't look or sound like your average first-person shooter.<p>Gone are the agonized groans of mechanized death, the gore-splattered cobbles, the clanking rattle of chainsaw-against-bone.<p>In their stead, a bouncy, pastel world of psychedelic loon where you jump and float, letting loose …

Home Alone director will stuff these classic game characters into an Adam Sandler movie

Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Frogger and more will make an appearance in the upcoming film <i>Pixels</i>, thanks to recent partnerships with several game companies, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today.<p><i>Pixels</i> stars Adam Sandler, Michelle Monaghan and Peter Dinklage's mullet in a movie inspired by the short …

Nintendo has officially adopted the Luigi Death Stare

No one is immune to the lure of the Luigi Death Stare, it seems, as <i>Mario Kart 8</i>'s latest Japanese commercial capitalizes on the meme in a rather dramatic way.<p>We're pretty sure the chorus chanting in the background is warbling some wordless version of ballad "Danny Boy" or the inspirational tune …

The amazing real-world Assassin's Creed Unity parkour run and how it was created

In <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> you can play with up to three friends as master assassins in the French Revolution. In this video, you see four parkour experts taking on those roles as they chase French guards in period costumes through a modern, and slightly confused, Paris.<p>The video was sponsored by …

Could the Wii U GamePad Go the Way of the Kinect?

Welcome to the future of gaming! A future where updates can make controls and concepts of a system <i>useless</i> if need be.<p>Earlier this year Microsoft did …

Retrogaming

This is the most accurate Pokémon trailer you'll ever watch

When you really think about it, the premise for beloved series Pokémon is a little messed up. But don't take our word for it — Smosh Games has an Honest Trailer for the games that started it all, <i>Pokémon Red</i> and <i>Blue</i>.<p>For those unfamiliar with the series, Smosh first provides a little history lesson: …

Launching Civilization: Beyond Earth | Polygon

"People were ready for Civ to grow up and move into the modern age."<p>"It's about having fun. It's about making the game, finding the joy in that and then sharing it with other people."<p>"Some members of the Haunted Hollow team used to call [McDonough and Miller] the Bynars, because they'd talk …

In the face of recent wins, Nintendo's lack of online functions is no longer forgivable

Nintendo is a company that, for better or worse, is completely blind to the trends and innovations of the gaming world around it.<p>This allows the company to make interesting and bold leaps with its software and hardware, but it also means that Nintendo is often laughably behind the rest of the …

Hands-Off Preview: Kirby and the Rainbow Curse - A Worthy Successor to an Underrated Game

In 2005, Nintendo released <i>Kirby and the Canvas Curse</i> — a title made to take advantage of the then very new touch screen technology of the DS. While …

Sega Announces New Characters In The Sonic Boom Universe

<i>Salty is the self-proclaimed captain of the ocean.</i><p>Sega has begun introducing some additional characters in the Sonic Boom universe. The characters …

A Pokémon-Style Game For Those of You Without A Nintendo System

It's easy to blame nostalgia for the special place in our hearts that the original <i>Pokémon</i> games occupy, but <i>Red</i> and <i>Blue</i> genuinely have a lot of great …

Pokémon

Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire image comparison - NintendoToday

A ton of screenshots were released the other day for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, so we're going to examine them and see how they compare …

Dr. Wily's Castle and Boxing Ring to Appear on Smash Bros for 3DS

Though we know the overall stage lists in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will differ drastically, we\’re gradually learning how much the …

Retrogaming

These Pokemon GIFs are good enough to replace comments

Like practically everyone who earns their bread off the internet, I have mixed feelings about comments. The relationship is at best love/hate, similar to my feelings for Twitter, Facebook and any other social network really. Comments introduce me to interesting and challenging people. And they …

Behold, The Power of Pokémon Evolution

An entire evolution line, captured in a single animation. Awesome. And yes, there's more than just this Charizard GIF.<p>Made by Tumblr user Brakken, …

Pokémon

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In This, The Year Of Awesome Luigi Action Figures

Following on from the release earlier this year of a killer Mario set, this SH Figuarts Luigi is looking just as good.<p>He is not ridin' dirty. What he …

Retrogaming

Hyrule Warriors Adds Gohma To Enemy Lineup

An old man once said, “Aim at the eyes of Gohma.” Koei Tecmo Games (コーエーテクモゲームス) has today revealed that Gohma will be joining the growing list of …

Why Superstar Saga Was The Best Mario RPG Of Its Time

<i>Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga</i> was the third <i>Mario</i> RPG released after <i>Legend of the Seven Stars</i> and <i>Paper Mario</i>. But what made it stand out? What was …

Retrogaming

You got Tomodachi Life in my Smash Bros.

I'm glad Nintendo is paying so much attention to <i>Tomodachi Life</i>. Someone over at the <i>Smash Bros.</i> team really likes the quirky game as well, since it's …

​Mario Kart 8 vs. Sonic Racing: The Comparison We Had To Make

When it comes to kart racing, it often seems like <i>Mario Kart</i> is the only game in town. I'm here to tell you that it's not. In fact, there's another, …

Retrogaming

Sonic Boom Wii U and 3DS Release Dates Revealed

Both games will be playable at Comic-Con this week.<p>SEGA announced today that Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal will come …