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4 Video Games That Made Nintendo 64 The Best Nintendo Gaming Console

Nintendo 64 is one of the best gaming consoles ever made not because of the design or hardware, in fact, it is one of the few Nintendo gaming …

Review: Nintendo New 2DS XL

In his book <i>Console Wars</i>, Blake Harris reveals a mantra that video game industry insiders spouted in the '80s: "the name of the game is the game." …

Skyrim on Switch is Everything You Hoped it Would Be

It's Skyrim. On the Switch.<p>Nintendo’s behind-closed-doors appointments at PAX West always happen in the same tiny room. Well above the bustling show …

Video game developers confess their hidden tricks at last

First shots from an enemy in BioShock always miss<p>Jennifer Scheurle opened up a can of game-design whoopass on Thursday.<p>Scheurle, a designer with Opaque Space (whose current project is the virtual reality game <i>Earthlight</i>) tossed out an open question on Twitter that will make you question what really …

Game Development

How developers really deal with bugs

Everybody knows bugs. There are funny ones and stupid ones. There are annoying ones and actually-damaging ones. But however they manifest themselves, …

Amazing

The Opening Sequence To Super Metroid Is A Masterpiece

It’s been a little over two decades since <i>Super Metroid</i> debuted on the Super Nintendo, and it’s lost none of its power in the intervening years.<p><b>This</b> …

Vicarious Visions Explains Why Crash Bandicoot Remake Is Harder Than the Original

The increased precision now required makes the gameplay experience “different.”<p>In a new post on the Activision Games Blog Crash Bandicoot N. Sane …

Nintendo Switch Online app is live

Go grab it now!<p>The Nintendo Switch Online mobile app is now available on iOS and Android. Although Nintendo previously dated the service for July 21, the company hit the trigger a bit early, so Switch owners can download it now.<p>There’s not much to do with the app quite yet, though. <i>Splatoon 2</i> will …

The Ataribox Will Do What the NES and SNES Classics Don’t

In keeping with the buzz around retro gaming, Atari has released new details regarding its upcoming console (along with a rendered photo), the …

Game Reviews Are Useless, Let's Use Emojis Instead

Like It or Not, Emojis Are the Future of Game Reviews<p>July 17, 2017Written by Tyler Treese<p>There has been a lot of discussion lately as to the value …

One year later: How Pokémon Go leveled up AR for marketing

The stage had been set for AR’s popularization for years, but it was finally Pokémon Go that brought a mainstream audience to the technology last …

Ataribox: First look at Atari’s new home video game console

Atari CEO Fred Chesnais confirmed to GamesBeat last month that his fabled video game company is working on a new game console. And today, the company revealed the industrial design of the machine.<p>The New York-based Atari has two different designs for the Ataribox. One version has wood-grain siding, …

Retrogaming

What it costs to run an independent video game store

We break down the numbers and look at the challenges facing local game shops.<p>Since 1985, Joel Riplie has opened 45 video game stores. Calling each Video Game Exchange, he approaches them like a reality show — he finds a location, fixes it up, stocks it with games, gets the business running smoothly …

13 years later, Spider-Man 2's swinging has never been bettered - here's its story

Treyarch's Spider-Man 2 was first released on 28 June 2004. More than 13 years later, it still holds up as a yardstick for both Spider-Man and …

Spider-Man

Is Xbox One X ‘parity’ a real problem? GamesBeat Decides

Microsoft wants fans to spend $500 to get what it is calling “the most powerful console ever” in the Xbox One X, but some consumers are hesitant to whip out their black MasterCard after learning developers like Bungie are going to hold their games back despite the upcoming system’s plentiful power. …

Mario Creator Says He Doesn't Want To Remake Past Games

Would Nintendo ever remake any of its Super Mario games? If so, it won't be what series creator Shigeru Miyamoto would want, it seems. He said in an interview recently that he has no interest in remaking any of the past Super Mario games--he wants to look forward instead.<p>"I don't really feel like I …

Retrogaming

Good news everyone! The Nintendo 3DS may be on the way out (update)

Imagine all the games on one system<p><b>Update (June 15, 2018):</b> Nintendo didn’t mention the 3DS during its presentation at E3 2018. There were no games announced for it. To the best of our knowledge, it wasn’t mentioned during any of the streams that took place after the main show.<p>Nintendo isn’t killing …

PS4 Spider-Man analysis from someone who worked on 5 Spider-Man games

Be prepared to dive into the details<p>Chris Baker worked on five Spider-Man video games in his career as the manager of licensed games for Marvel from 2007 to 2014, so the guy knows a little bit about turning a huge franchise into a game. He also recently recorded some thoughts on the <i>Spider-Man</i> …

13 Grand Theft Auto 5 Facts You Didn't Know

If you love finding secrets in video games, then look no further than 2013’s Grand Theft Auto 5. Whether it’s movie references, video game Easter …

'Destiny 2' Cross-Play: The Bungie sequel won't interact across PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Between the three extremely cool new subclasses for <i>Destiny 2</i> <i></i>and the promise of an open beta this summer, fans of Bungie's epic sci-fi FPS have a lot …

Nintendo Wii U: 5 Mistakes Nintendo Made That Killed Its Own Gaming Console.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>2</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Nintendo could have saved Nintendo Wii U from dying, but the company didn’t see where it was wrong. The …

Why I hate Ubisoft Open World Video Games

Ubisoft is without the doubt one of the biggest video games developers/Publishers. They have made some of the most popular franchises in video game …

What Made the Forza Franchise the 'Perfect Partner for Porsche'

Four million active players in the Forza community per month certainly doesn't hurt.<p>Way back in August 2011, one of the very first articles I wrote …

Nintendo Cannot Delay The Release Of Its Virtual Console Service On The Switch Any Longer

One of the biggest omissions on the Nintendo Switch is still that of the Virtual Console service and it is now starting to hurt the burgeoning console.<p>The Virtual Console is Nintendo’s eShop setup that allows games from classic Nintendo systems to be played on modern hardware, such as games like</i> …

Latest Xbox One and Windows 10 Update Has Arrived Bringing Some Fun New Features

Xbox One/Windows 10 Update Patch Notes<p>The latest update for the Xbox One and Windows 10 arrived earlier today and with it, some brand new features! …

8 Most Powerful (And 7 Insanely Weak) Nintendo Villains

by Nicole D'Andria<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>The villains of Nintendo games certainly make the hero's journey that much harder. But what would Link be without a …

Marvel Heroes Omega Launching June 20 on Xbox One

We’ve been receiving lots of requests from players asking for more details about our plans for Xbox One. So on behalf of the entire team here at …

Gaming

Viral ‘History of the World’ video turns into a meme bonanza

Bill Wurtz’s tremendously viral animated video, “history of the entire world, i guess,” arrived on YouTube last week to wide acclaim. If you thought …

Thousands Of People Are 'Playing' A Hidden Steam Game

<i>Spacewar</i> is a game that draws thousands of players every day. If you search for it on the Steam store, though, you’ll never find it.<p>You might …