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Man Sees Final Fantasy XV Trailers, Decides To Make Indie Game

This is the trailer for <i>Lost Soul Aside</i>. It’s made in Unreal Engine 4 and inspired by <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>. Neat!<p>Check out the trailer right here:<p>As …

Clingfish-Inspired Tech Could Lead To A Less Slippery Future

This fish has staying power<p>Clingy isn't usually a positive adjective. But for the Northern Clingfish, it's not just a description, it's a way of life. The small fish can use their bellies like a suction cup, literally clinging to rough and slimy rocks, even in swiftly moving water.<p>Researchers at …

Handheld Gaming Continues To Rule in Japan

So last week, the New Nintendo 3DS was released in Japan as was Monster Hunter 4G. Both highlight the obvious: Handheld gaming is still very big in …

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS: Tips for playing the new characters

Let’s build some hurting bombs.<p>Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS adds 14 new characters (not counting the customizable Mii Fighters) to the popular cross-over fighting game series. And while a couple of them are essentially clones of older characters, many are incredibly unique and creative.<p>That’s …

One Guy Is Trying to Sell More Video Games Than You've Ever Seen

Remember that one NES game that you played every night for weeks then never got back from a friend you lent it to? This guy probably has it. And …

Your 10 Favorite Nintendo Games of All-Time

Did your favorite game make the list?<p>We recently ranked the top 125 Nintendo games of all-time in celebration of Nintendo's 125th anniversary. …

The 9 Types of Minecraft Players

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Clearing Up Space Quest's 25 Year Old Mystery

Talking Space Quest, LucasArts, Sierra and ScumSoft.<p>2014 is the Year of Adventure here at IGN, which means that we’ve spent the year revisiting as …

Themes are coming to Nintendo 3DS to make your old 3DS prettier

The New Nintendo 3DS is coming with customizable faceplates that will let players deck out their handheld with Peach, Mario, Isabelle and more, but you don't have to upgrade your hardware to get a little personalization on the 3DS. Nintendo is adding themes to 3DS systems new and old this …

Super Smash Bros. leaked roster seemingly confirmed by Nintendo announcement

Today Nintendo announced Shulk, the protagonist of <i>Xenoblade Chronicles</i>, will be a playable character in <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> 3DS and Wii U.<p>The announcement lends more credit to last week's leak of what may be the roster of characters in the upcoming fighting game. In the leaked footage, Shulk appeared …

Robin Williams’ Daughter Zelda Writes A Heartbreaking Letter About Her Father’s Passing

Zelda Williams, the 25-year-old daughter of Robin Williams and the subject of Williams’ final post on Instagram — released a statement about her father’s suicide yesterday, and it is funny and thoughtful and sad and hopeful, which is exactly what you might expect from the daughter of Robin Williams.<p>…

Mario Kart Month: A Brief History Of Mario Kart Item Evolution: The Shell

If you thought Donkey Kong’s banana-throwing antics were foul play out on the circuit, Koopa Troopa is probably worthy of mention as well – no doubt …

Mario Kart 8 made my kids put down their iPods, and that's worth celebrating

Last week my daughter asked if she could play some games on her iPod. We control gaming time with an iron fist in my house, it happens after homework, after dinner, after the younger kids are asleep and in limited quantities. So they take the time spent gaming very seriously. I told her she could …

Nintendo logo overview

Nintendo fan Gustavo Acero rummaged through my post on Nintendo's logo through the years, and created a neat little overview based on that. I quite …

10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Anatomy of a Final Battle

<b>WARNING: This story contains some spoilers regarding endgame bosses, including several Zelda games and a few Final Fantasy titles, including the most</b> …

Mario Kart 8 Review: Just What the Wii U Ordered

Scooting down a neon-gobsmacked raceway in <i>Mario Kart 8</i>, I snake left, then right, then left again, chaining mini-turbos and rocketing past visually …

Mario Kart 8 unlockables, shortcuts and tips

<i>Mario Kart 8</i> is more competitive than its sugary exterior would have you believe.<p>You could play the game for fun: not studying every corner; not hitting every boost; not pursuing first place like it's the drink that will quench your existential thirst. Or you could be an over-competitive kart …

'Mario Kart 8' Review: Life In The Fast Lane

<i>Mario Kart 8</i> may be my favorite entry in the long-running franchise, at least since the original games. Minus one very big quibble, which I’ll get to shortly, this is the tightest, most frenetic, and certainly most gorgeous of the Mario Kart games, and it’s yet another excellent release for …

Playing it Forward: Video Games and Gamers Evolving (Op-Ed)

<i>Elena Bertozzi is an associate professor of game design and development at Quinnipiac University. She contributed this article to Live Science's</i></i> …

'Mario Kart 8' Review - Wii U's Golden Bullet

Nintendo saves the best till last as Mario Kart 8 outdoes itself. Unexpectedly blowing even high expectations off the road, Mario Kart 8 offers real driving depth, ambitious innovation and social features to ensure everyone hears about it.<p>It takes just the first few races to realize that this is …

Check Out This Mario Kart 8 And Mario Kart Wii Moo Moo Meadows Comparison

Mario Kart 8 is looking awesome! May 30th can't come soon enough.<p>A blad race track turned into a georgous one, can't wait!<p>Still a little mad that …

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Mario Kart 8 review – the best drive ever?

Intuitive controls, beautiful circuits, and a perfectly realigned power-up system – Mario Kart 8 has set out to top the 1992 original