Michael Gavin Del Castillo

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Three of the best Sega Genesis games ever are coming to Nintendo 3DS in 3D

I can't wait to see Gunstar Heroes' fake 3D in actual 3D<p>Sega and M2's meticulous 3D remasters of retro classics are some of the best things about the Nintendo 3DS, and the company has just announced three more entries from its Genesis days that might be the most exciting yet.<p>First up is <i>Streets of</i> …

Call of Duty's top pro player is stepping away from the game

Following a disappointing finish at last week's Call of Duty Championships, Matthew "NaDeSHoT" Haag, one of the most recognizable individual eSports stars, is stepping down from his captaincy of top Call of Duty team OpTic gaming and leaving competitive video gaming, but only temporarily, he …

Functional Computer Keyboard Made Out Of LEGO

This is the functional computer keyboard constructed by Jason Allemann out of nothing but LEGO bricks and the dome-switch circuit board from a donor …

Mortal Kombat X will punish online quitters by making their heads explode

Earlier today, Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm Studios introduced the "Quitality," a new finishing move or sorts that will be reserved for players who rage quit in the middle of online matches. The punishment, as it were, is pretty straightforward: Bail on a match and your character's head will …

The Backed Pack: An at-home brewery, a vintage gaming system & a wireless phone charger

<i>Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns.</i><p>Brewie<p>Brewie makes it possible to brew one’s own beer at home. This large metal box comes with yeast, hops, malt and different recipes. To use, place the Brew Pad in the box and scan …

Nintendo Voice Chat: Our Nintendo Direct Wrap-up Show

IGN's Nintendo podcast is back with another episode.<p><b>Download Nintendo Voice Chat Here</b><p><b>Download Nintendo Voice Chat Here</b><p>This week on Nintendo Voice …

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Nintendo Amiibo - Nintendo's New Amiibo Are Going to Drive Collectors Crazy - NVC Podcast - IGN Video

A newly announced set of Nintendo Amiibo is causing the crew of NVC some major collector's anxiety.

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Dell's Alienware Alpha 'PC console' ships today

The "PC console" era doesn't officially begin until the arrival of the much-vaunted Steam Machines in 2015. But in the meantime, Dell today launched its own under-the-TV PC games machine.<p>The Alienware Alpha shipped out to customers today, with an entry price of $550, rising to $900. It comes with …

Street Fighter 2: An Oral History | Polygon

"He would prank you. He'd send over ideas for video games and want me to give him my input, and it would turn out to be porn."

Duck Hunt Announced for Wii U Virtual Console

Dust off that Wii Remote and get ready to zap some ducks.<p>Duck Hunt, a classic game for the Nintendo Entertainment System, is coming to Wii U Virtual …

The Greatest Video Game Bosses of All Time

The best of video gaming's Big Bads.<p>IGN's Never-Ending Boss Battle pitted more than 100 beloved video game bosses against one another. The Face-Off …

A tiny, epic ode to Nintendo: Zelda and Super Mario 64’s worlds recreated as miniature dioramas

We all know that Japan does “small” well. Whether it’s microtechnology, tiny houses or bonsai, the Japanese are known for their dexterity and being …

This Wooden All-in-One Neo Geo Arcade System Is an Absolute Work Of Art

The last time we lusted over a cloned video game console it wasn't some cheap plastic knock-off from Taiwan, it was the Analogue Nt, a perfect NES …

100 old Atari games pulled from landfill have made $37,000 on eBay

It seems one man’s trash really is another man’s treasure.<p>Atari cartridges pulled from a landfill site in Alamogordo, New Mexico earlier this year are doing great business on auction site eBay. The City of Alamogordo has already made $37,000 selling just 100 of the unearthed games, and it has …

Smash Wii U: Watch the Weakest Amiibo Fight to the Death - IGN Video

We pit four low level amiibo against each other to see what happens.

'Super Smash Bros For Wii U' Is Smashing The Competition On Metacritic

Nintendo continues to publish the highest-rated video games of the year on both Wii U and 3DS.<p><i>Mario Kart 8</i> sports an 88/100, while recently released action game <i>Bayonetta 2</i> reeled in a 91/100.<p>But <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> tops both these games, with a launch day average of 94/100.<p>That’s an impressive number, …

Fans cheer ‘smooth’ Smash Bros. Wii U online experience while Microsoft and Sony games struggle

Several blockbuster games have suffered from numerous online issues this fall, but not Nintendo’s flagship launch.<p>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is out today (read our glowing review), and fans have finally had the chance to try out online. While Nintendo has a reputation for “not getting” the …

Walmart's Cyber Monday sale includes a great PS4 bundle and mysterious 3DS XL sale

Walmart is loaded up with sales this year, even ignoring the scam that had them mistakenly selling PS4s for under $100 a pop. We've listed the store's pre-sales, its Black Friday sales, and now we're looking at Walmart's Cyber Monday sale.<p>While not the biggest sale of the bunch, the Cyber Monday …

What's The Difference Between Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire?

On November 21, Nintendo released two new titles in one of the best-selling video game series of all time: Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire. The two games were developed exclusively for the portable Nintendo 3DS video game system, and they both feature new areas to explore, new ways to …

Sony and Microsoft are giving you games, and GameStop isn't happy

Generally speaking, hardware manufacturers and games retailers are natural partners, seeking to create order and control in the universe.<p>The console companies make the machines and the retailers sell the machines and both profit from the sale of games for the machines.<p>But as the nature of retail …

Fire Emblem Music Videos Are A Damn Good Time

Yup. That's Fire Emblem's Marth. Dancing to Kesha's Tik Tok.<p>And here's Marth and Roy, cutting a rug.<p>These clips, and more like them, were made by …

16 Rad Retro Gaming Accessories for Your Home or Office [PICS]

If you yearn for the good old days of pixelated gameplay, then you're going to love the 16 excellent accessories we've found that celebrate all …

And Now, an 8-Bit Super Mario Version of the New York City Subway Map

Like most everyone who was born after, say, the mid-70's, we're big fans of Super Mario—see figs. 1, 2, 3—so we're definitely digging Robert Bacon's …

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This wooden arcade box packs all the gaming power you need in a vintage package

No one said gaming PCs have to be ugly — Love Hulten's R-Kaid Revelation is a prime example of an "all-in-one" gaming system that can be both functional and beautiful. The Swedish designer and craftsman made this gorgeous arcade box made out of walnut and copper, which features two wireless …

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How Video Games Nurtured A Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Nintendo’s <i>Kid Icarus</i> series is a cult classic video game. A quick google search turns up tons of fan sites dedicated to the game. Many critics have placed it on their list of all time top games. If you talk to folks who persevered through level after level of <i>Kid Icarus’</i> Grecian-themed game play in …

8Bit Harmonica: The Tunes They Are a-Changin' - Technabob

A few years ago we featured a harmonica crammed into a NES cartridge. YouTuber basami sentaku’s harmonica not only has a Famicom cartridge case, it …

Someone Spent Nine Months Cross-Stitching The Map From "The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past"

It's the Light World in all its glory, via this talented redditor.