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Get better at Super Smash Bros. with these technical training videos

If you're looking to make your favorite <i>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U</i> or <i>3DS</i> characters a bit more survivable, a YouTube channel titled Super Smash Academy might have some helpful tips for you. A new video from the channel, posted above, covers some recovery techniques for specific characters, like …

My Favorite Thing About Smash Bros. on the Wii U

<i>Smash Bros</i>. might not have a story mode per se anymore, but it doesn't need one. A special mode included in the Wii U version of the game more than …

Zelda's hidden history on handhelds

Join us on a journey through the archives to discover the lost legend of Zelda's portable outings.<p>Zelda is back, and not just on Wii U. Alongside a …

Retrogaming

Watch The Simpsons / Futurama crossover couch gag

This weekend, Fox will screen its latest Simpsons crossover, in which the Futurama crew drop in on Springfield. Enjoy the robot themed couch gag for 'Simpsorama' released by Fox last night ...

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 …

The Original 151 Pokémon, As Delicious Pancakes

The most important meal of the day, now with way more nostalgia.<p>Here's drdancake, going through the entire roster of <i>Red and Blue</i> in order to make …

Check out Majora's Mask 3D's special edition for 3DS

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D</i>, announced during yesterday's Nintendo Direct, is getting a beautiful special edition in the U.K.<p>The special edition, so far only confirmed for the U.K, arrives next spring and includes a special <i>Majora's Mask</i> pin in its own jewelry box, a decorated steelbook …

This Majora's Mask 3D poster is as stunning as it is enormous

To celebrate <i>The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D</i>'s reveal, Nintendo commissioned a poster filled with characters and locations from the upcoming Nintendo 3DS remake.<p>Check out the poster below to see the partially masked Hero of Time surrounded by Gorons and Zoras and so much more. You can also …

Hyrule Warriors - Amiibo Trailer - IGN Video

By using a Link amiibo with Hyrule Warriors, players will unlock the Spinner item from Twilight Princess.

'South Park' is right about why 'The Simpsons' and 'Family Guy' free-to-play games stink

I wouldn’t expect a free-to-play <i>South Park</i> game anytime soon.<p>The long-running Comedy Central show took a skewering look at free-to-play mobile games in its most recent episode last night. The plot had gaming executives trying to convince fictional Canadian superstars Terrence and Phillip to license …

The future of Nintendo's amiibo includes card games, smaller toys, Animal Crossing

Nintendo's new amiibo toys, the NFC-powered figures for Wii U and 3DS, are going to change over time, designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto says. In fact, amiibo aren't just toys, he said, they'll also be cards that will bring a unique gameplay experience to the Wii U.<p>Miyamoto said that amiibo …

Why The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Still Matters

One of the most frequent criticisms lobbed at the Zelda series is that it’s always just the same game, over and over again - that people who love it …

Here's how Nintendo's Amiibo toys work in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Nintendo was dropping <i>Smash Brothers</i> info-bombs left and right last night, but the company also felt compelled to dive a little deeper into how the Wii U version of the game will play with those curious little Amiibos. You know, the Nintendo character-themed figurines that both look adorable <i>and</i> …

Super Smash Bros. Crusade Now Has Over 60 Characters, 24 Stages, And An Online Mode

<b>By Chris Priestman</b> . October 17, 2014 . 12:00pm<p>The fan team that’s been developing <i>Super Smash Bros. Crusade</i> for the past six years recently released …

Pokémon trainers have a long journey ahead, a post-apocalyptic or at least really dark one, accordin

<b>Pokémon trainers have a long journey ahead</b>, a post-apocalyptic or at least really dark one, according to kevinbolk's superb gloomy drawing on …

Ash From Pokémon Is Insanely Strong

Okay, so Ash is a big loser as a Pokémon Trainer. But damn, that kid is a physical marvel.<p>The perpetual ten year-old has showed off his muscle power …

Strong Bad returns with a case of the 'womp womps' in the first new cartoon in years

Homestar Runner's Strong Bad is back in full style with a new video featuring a fish-eye lens, rap and a bad case of some "womp womp."<p>The video, which you can watch above, stars Strong Bad and Coach Z as they team up to deliver fresh new beats. It's about as delightful and weird as you would …

Two Pokemon Distributions Get in the Halloween Spirit

Get your copies of Pokémon X and Y ready for the Halloween season with a shiny Gengar and super-sized Pumpkaboo this month.<p>GameStop will be …

Masahiro Sakurai on Planned Accidents and New Ways to Play Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

This week sees the launch of <b>Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS</b>, the first portable iteration of the famous fighting game franchise. As you'll already …

Resident Evil Revelations 2: Profanity, Fear, and Female Leads

Moira Burton is immature, crass, and full of potential.<p>Moira Burton’s story has a lot of potential. Capcom talks a lot about Resident Evil …

GameStop should feel threatened: Tiny startup GameLock is changing the game trade-in business

Games are not like cars or smartphones. The quality of the experience doesn’t really diminish if a PlayStation 4 disc had a previous owner. That’s why retail giant GameStop has such a significant second-hand software business, and it’s why a startup based in Jerusalem is looking to get in on the …

Nintendo's ex-indie head Dan Adelman reveals his next move

<b>Newsbrief</b>: Dan Adelman, formerly the guy behind Nintendo's connections with indie devs, has revealed that he's working on PlayStation-exclusive <i>Axiom</i> …

Watch Don Hertzfeldt's bizarre, futuristic take on 'The Simpsons'

The couch gag from award-winning, seemingly never-ending animated show <i>The Simpsons</i> has become almost as iconic as the characters themselves. Over the years, members of the Simpsons have rushed home to their family couch in new, goofy ways.<p>For the premiere of Season 26, the show's creators gave the …

Nintendo Character Quiz Is Not What You'd Expect

I wound up with Yoshi. Boy, it sure is depressing.<p>The funny-makers at <i>Dorkly</i> have built a quiz to help readers figure out what Nintendo characters …

The Cruel Brilliance of Resident Evil 4's Village Fight

For the first 10 minutes of <i>Resident Evil 4</i>, there's scarcely an enemy.<p>Instead, the emphasis is on the Spanish countryside — a dim, damp, grey, …

How to become a Super Smash Bros master

Smash 3DS is around the corner, so you'd better brush up on your combos now.<p>With the biggest Nintendo 3DS game of the year only weeks away and the …

Top 20 Shocking Surprises and Secrets in Video Games

Shocking Surprises and Secrets in Video Games<p>Video games are full of secrets, as designers often incorporate hidden areas, characters, and easter …

Smash Bros. 3DS: How to Make Your Dream Character

Watch us play as Reggie from Nintendo.

Claire Redfield Returns in Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Old friends, familiar names and new details.<p>Contrary to the original announcement, Claire Redfield will return as one of the main characters in …

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Stars Claire Redfield

Along with Barry Burton's daughter.<p>Resident Evil Revelations 2 is set to star series favourite Claire Redfield along with the daughter of Resident …