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20th Anniversary PS4 controller and headset bring back PSX colors

PlayStation fans who have been with Sony's system since the beginning can pledge their allegiance with a pair of new PS4 accessories. Designed to commemorate the original PlayStation's 20th anniversary, this DualShock 4 and Gold Wireless rock the familiar two-tone gray color scheme with its …

Destiny veterans get VIP bonuses with Taken King DLC

If you were going to wait to hop into <i>Destiny</i> until the Taken King DLC launches on Sept. 15, here's a good reason not to: Bungie will be doling out exclusive bonuses to players who head into <i>The Taken King</i> at level 30-plus or have purchased both previous expansion packs.<p>Here are the details: Players …

New Destiny Special Edition Includes All Three Expansions, Replica Strange Coin

During Sony's E3 2015 press conference, Destiny's newest expansion was revealed. Titled the Taken King, it has all sorts of new content. When it releases, there will be three expansions to Destiny, so publisher Activision has announced an edition of the game that bundles together all of the content …

GameStop to Start Buying, Selling Retro Consoles and Games

Not long after opening up trades for the PlayStation 2, retailer GameStop is moving forward with its previously announced plan to buy and sell even more retro gaming consoles and games. The company is planning to launch a new pilot program for classic consoles, games, and accessories starting April …

The Godzilla Game is An Homage to the Monster Icon's Origins

Natsume Atari's upcoming Godzilla: The Game is less an action-oriented tie-in to the last year's Godzilla film and more an homage to the more than half a century-old show that spawned the kaiju phenomenon.<p>During a recent hands-on session with the game, my fears about the title's content were …

New Project CARS Release Date Confirmed

Fourth time's a charm?<p>Bandai Namco UK has confirmed via Twitter what should be the final release date for Project CARS, stating it “can now …

Classic Cars

How to Buy an Xbox One for $225

In the market for a new Xbox One? Here's a deal you may want to consider. Retailer GameStop has announced a new, limited-time promotion where you can get a new Xbox One for just $225.<p>Starting now at stores across the US and running through April 25, shoppers who trade in a PlayStation 3 (120 GB or …

Fishing, zombies and a premium area are heading to the 3DS Mii Plaza

Two new games are on their way to the Nintendo 3DS' Mii Plaza: the fishing focused <i>Ultimate Angler</i> and the zombie-infested <i>Battleground Z</i>, the handheld maker announced during a Nintendo Direct event today.<p><i>Ultimate Angler</i> will send players to various StreetPass islands, where they'll have to capture …

Mario Maker on Wii U coming in September

<i>Mario Maker</i>, the do-it-yourself Mario level creation game, will arrive on Wii U in September, Nintendo revealed during a presentation today<p>Nintendo revealed <i>Mario Maker</i> during E3 2014, though news of the game leaked out just ahead of its official debut. The game will let players on Wii U design …

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits headed to Wii U this spring

<i>Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits</i> will arrive on the Wii U as a free download this spring, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata announced during a video event today.<p>The game will allow players to tap their amiibo action figures onto their Wii U GamePads and unlock three-minute snippets of …

Classic Nintendo DS and N64 games are coming to the Wii U

The Wii U Virtual Console is getting a lot better today — Nintendo will start releasing classic N64 and Nintendo DS games on its retro download service. It starts today with the launch of two games, <i>Yoshi's Island DS</i> and <i>Super Mario 64</i>, which will be available for $9.99 each. DS games will offer …

Retrogaming

'Yoshi's Wooly World' snuggles up to a fall release window

<i>Yoshi's Wooly World</i> races to the Wii U in the fall, Nintendo announced during its live-streamed presentation today. A set of amiibo figures <i>made out of yarn</i> will launch with the game, even though that level of cuteness shouldn't be legal. <i>Yoshi's Wooly World</i> is an adventure game with a two-player …

Gaming

New Fatal Frame coming to Wii U this year

The latest game in the Fatal Frame series is coming to Wii U in North America later this year, Nintendo's Bill Trinen announced during a Nintendo Direct presentation today. The game, developed by Koei Tecmo, was released in Japan last year under the name <i>Fatal Frame: Oracle of the Sodden Raven</i>.<p>The …

'Mario Kart 8' adds 'Animal Crossing' DLC earlier than expected

The next round of downloadable content for <i>Mario Kart 8</i>, a pack featuring tracks and items from the <i>Animal Crossing</i> series, will hit the Wii U on April 23rd, Nintendo announced today. The DLC pack was originally scheduled to launch in May. <i>Hooray</i>!<p>Also heading to <i>Mario Kart 8</i> on April 23rd is a free …

Next Amiibo Wave Revealed, Includes Pokemon and Fire Emblem Characters

The Smash Bros. Amiibo train continues to roll on. During today's April Nintendo Direct, we learned which characters will be featured in the new few waves of Amiibo.<p><b>May 29</b><p>Charizard<br>• Pac-Man<br>• Wario<br>• Jigglypuff<br>• Greninja<br>• Lucina<br>• Robin<br>• Ness<p>UPDATE: In the US, Ness will only be available at GameStop. Pre-orders …

An Attack on Titan game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS

Get ready to fight huge, people-hungry giants on your handheld — a video game adaptation of manga <i>Attack on Titan</i> is headed to the Nintendo 3DS this May. Called <i>Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains</i>, the new game is headed to both North America and Europe. The third-person action game will feature both …

Anime

Don't Starve: Giant Edition - Giant Edition Trailer - IGN Video

Klei's survival game comes to Wii U, complete with monsters, starvation and death.

Wii U

Mario Kart 8 - New amiibo Racing Suits Trailer

1 Apr 2015<p>Amiibo racing suits trailer for Mario Kart 8.

Mario Kart

Full video of Nintendo Direct for April 1, 2015

You can find all the stories from today's Nintendo Direct in our StoryStream, but if you'd rather watch (or relive!) the 48-minute presentation in its entirety, you'll find the video embedded above.

New Trailer for Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem

During today's Nintendo Direct Presentation, we saw a little bit more of the intriguing crossover game Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem.<p>First announced back in 2013, this is the first we've seen of the game in a long time. Check out the trailer above and the gallery below for an even closer look at …

The new 'Fire Emblem' game alights on 3DS in 2016

A brand new <i>Fire Emblem</i> game is on its way to 3DS in 2016, Nintendo announced during its live stream today. This new entry in the acclaimed role-playing series will be the first to star each player's customized character as the main protagonist. "The path you choose ultimately decides your …

Mario Kart 8 Gets Free, Faster 200cc Mode

Mario Kart will get faster than ever with a free update to Mario Kart 8 that adds a 200cc mode.<p>Previously, Mario Kart games only had the beginners' 50cc mode, the faster 100cc mode that requires some skill, and the fastest, challenging 150cc mode. With the 200cc mode, which will work both on the …

Sony Announces Limited Edition 'Batman: Arkham Knight' PS4 Bundle

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> is a video game being developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, which will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It is the final installment of the <i>Batman: Arkham</i> series by Rocksteady Studios. The release …

Comic Books

This is Nintendo's best Amiibo yet

A yarn Yoshi might just be too cute<p>Nintendo's Amiibo initiative — which introduces plastic toys into the world of video games — has been very successful so far. But an upcoming figure is so adorable it might give even Link a run for his money. To coincide with the release of <i>Yoshi's Woolly World</i> on …

Retrogaming

The Final Club Nintendo Elite Status Rewards Are Here

So many games to choose from!<p>The Club Nintendo Elite Status gifts are here, and as suspected, they are all-digital. The available options are both …

Retrogaming
Mortal Kombat

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed beyond 2015, skipping E3

Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda game for Wii U won't be making its previously announced 2015 release date, series producer Eiji Aonuma said in an update today.<p>"In these last three months, as the team has experienced firsthand the freedom of exploration that hasn't existed in any Zelda game to date, …

Legend of Zelda

Maggie trailer looks like Arnold Schwarzenegger's take on The Last of Us

Arnold Schwarzenegger is starring in an upcoming film called <i>Maggie</i>, and it looks like something interesting for both him and the genre; a zombie film that seems ready to deal with the humanity of the characters.<p>If nothing else, it looks like a big-screen adaptation of <i>The Last of Us</i> in many ways. …

Xbox One is costing gamers $250M a year, according to environmental group

The convenience of the Xbox One is costing you money.<p>If you have your Xbox One in “Instant On” mode, it’s likely adding a significant amount of energy consumption to your electricity bill, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council environmental group. This is because Microsoft wants …

Why tomorrow's PlayStation 4 update is a bigger deal than people assume

Tomorrow's PlayStation 4 update is a big frickin' deal.<p>This is partly due to the fact that Sony is finally keeping its promise by adding the suspend/resume feature that was promised when the system was announced. Why is this a big deal?<p>"Supported by nearly all of your PS4 games, you can jump in and …