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Miyamoto: new characters don’t make new games

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 06:39 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Nintendo isn’t in a rush to establish new properties so much as to make entirely new games, according to legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto .

Speaking to GameInformer, Miyamoto discussed Nintendo’s relatively slow production of new gaming properties – worlds and characters, in other words.

“Certainly within Nintendo, we have people internally who are saying, ‘Well, we have our old characters from our old games, and that’s old IP, and we should think about creating new IP.’ But the question that we always ask is: ‘Does a new character really make it a new game?’” he said.

“And to me, the answer to that is no. What makes it a new game is new gameplay and new interactions. So when we’re creating a game, we’re always looking at it from, ‘What is the gameplay, and how are making that gameplay new?’ And then, ‘Who is the character that is best suited to that gameplay?’”

Miyamoto said that even when Nintendo makes a game within an existing franchise, because it has made a new kind of gameplay, it has crafted a new experience. Characters are secondary to that, but may be created if no existing faces fit the new style of play. Pikmin is one example of a franchise created in this way.

The full interview through the link above contains loads of Miyamoto quotes. The designer’s latest game is Pikmin 3, which arrives on Wii U in August.

Thanks, Destructoid.

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26 Comments

  1. Crussong

    Yeah, better milk what you got Miyamoto, huh?
    Nintendo just became lazy, greedy and boring. They arent anymore who they used to be. If they dont bring up any new and interesting, they are going down. We dont need the 100th mario game with minor additions, not another Super Smach Bros. with 2-3 more new characters (wii fit trainer, really?!) and they fucking should support those customers, that helped them grow and get more money. They lost eyesight with their fanbase since they released the Wii.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Clupula

    So, in other words, there are people in Nintendo who want to get away from the outdated bullshit Miyamoto keeps shitting out, but he won’t let them because he has too much attachment to his old characters.

    If Nintendo want to survive. they need to get rid of the dinosaurs, and I don’t mean Yoshi.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Metroid455

    Confirming what I already knew, Miyamoto-san I think it’s time to move on and let some younger blood take over.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Clupula

    Seriously, though, everything that people bash Nintendo about are all easily fixable things. When people complain that they are constantly milking their franchises, it turns out that people in Nintendo have the same opinion, but Miyaomoto won’t let them grow up.

    It’s really time for his Peter Pan-syndrome to get out of the way of progress and let Nintendo come into the 21st Century.

    People think I like to bash Nintendo. I don’t. If they did the stuff I wanted, I’d buy their products. And now we see why they aren’t doing the stuff today’s audience wants. Because there’s sad old men at the helm who believe in crushing ideas and doing the same old, same old.

    What was that game that he made them turn into Starfox? Makes me wonder if Rare hadn’t been at Nintendo, would they have had ANY new franchises over the last three gens?

    #4 2 years ago
  5. polygem

    i cannot understand why it´s so hard for people to get his point. nintendo never rushed new characters and that´s what makes them great. that´s what makes them nintendo. that´s why formula nintendo works so damn well. they always evolve the ones they have instead – that´s just what they do. it´s clever if you ask me. i am tired of people screaming for new nintendo ip´s (we´ll see one or two soon though. i am sure about it but not many). it´s clear that you guys never really play nintendo games. “What makes it a new game is new gameplay and new interactions”. That´s what nintendo is about…why don´t you get it? it´s just a different approach. you cannot say they´re milking their franchises or aren´t creating new things. in fact they are industry leaders in creating new and unique gaming experiences while most of the other devs characters xyz look like character abc in other games. here you go again. here´s quick list again: mario kart is different to mario galaxy is different to nsmb is different to paper mario. zelda ss is different to spirit tracks. metroid prime is different to other m. kirby canvas course is different to epic yarn…and so fucking on…brandnew, fresh, unique, extremely creative games starring the good ol´characters….you know: nintendo.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Fin

    @5

    I’m pretty sure Mario Kart 8 is very similar to Mario Kart 1-8.
    Likewise, 3D World is pretty similar to 3D land, which is an evolution of Galaxy etc.
    Pikmin 3 looks like Pikmin 2.
    The new Smash Bros looks like Brawl HD.

    Nintendo aren’t innovating.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Clupula

    If anything what Nintendo do is stagnating. There’s room for Mario Kart and Smash Brothers, alongside new IP’s that will become new first party franchises. First party franchises that Miyamoto is not allowing them to make because he thinks everything has to have the same five characters stuck to it.

    If you were to make, say, Mario Galaxy with a whole different art style and a whole different character, would that make it any worse?

    #7 2 years ago
  8. DrDamn

    Agree to an extent with Poly. Think some need to read the article fully. However this point here …

    “‘What is the gameplay, and how are making that gameplay new?’ And then, ‘Who is the character that is best suited to that gameplay?’”

    As soon as you fit an existing character into that new gameplay you are restricting it before you’ve properly started. If this is the approach then you will always have question 2 at the back of your mind and it will impact question 1. If you take the approach right from the start that what you are going to do is create a brand new game with brand new IP then you have a lot more freedom.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Clupula

    @8 – Well, that is what I am saying with my Mario Galaxy question.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Bomba Luigi

    I guess I understand what he means, like when Metroid Prime came out it was not a new Character or IP but in Terms of Gameplay it was something totaly diffrent then Previous Metroids. Or when Luigis Mansion came out on the GC, it was not a new Charakter but a new IP and new Gameplay.

    Something like that is great in my Opinion, but the Problem is they didn’t do something like that for a while now. They play it way to safe now, I would love some new and Fresh Ideas, and I don’t need a new Character for that.
    In the last Years other Studios had to that for Nintendo Console. Like Monolith Soft, or now Platinum with 101, but Nintendo struggles with new Fresh Ideas a bit. I’m sure 3D World will be fun, but I can’t see any mindblowing shit like Galaxy had when I first saw it.

    At least Mario Kart 8 has a nice new Twist for the Series with the Anti Gravity Stuff. Its not a lot Innovation, but Mario Kart isn’t really the Series where I want that. Its a Racer, I don’t expect great Innovations in a Racer.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. polygem

    well i think you must look at nintendo more in a kind of classic disney way. IF they create a new character/ip it must be a truly awesome one. they have a corporate id like no other in the industry. it´s much harder for them to create a new ip. it must become as big as mario or kirby or zelda or it would really hurt the legacy.
    to me that´s fine, that´s just what nintendo is about and i love them for it. i can see that some people don´t like that but you just cannot say they are lazy and not creating new experiences that´s just not fair and simply not true. when i played phantom hourglass on the ds i was so wowed. i thought it was an amazing new way to play a zelda game. i controlled link with a stylus, the whole game! and it was fun and still a rich and deep gaming experience. it was totally different to any zelda game i´ve played before yet it felt familiar. THAT´S NINTENDO and that´s all i am trying to say here. they develop new games. they do. they just use their old characters for it and that´s what´s building their legacy. i love that. it´s awesome. sure, nostalgia is involved too but why is that a problem? i can see youngsters falling in love with new games of the same ol´ip´s over and over again if the game is good.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Clupula

    I mean, I look at a developer like Suckerpunch. If they had Miyamoto’s attitude, instead of Infamous, they would have just created an open world Sly Cooper game with the same mechanics. Really, if you’ve played both, you know there are definite similarities between the two, but they are different enough that they can be two different franchises. And nobody thought, “Well, gee, which existing character should we use for this?”

    Instead, they decided to explore a different idea and created a whole new franchise that people care about. A franchise that is one of the big selling points for the PS4 currently.

    That’s what should be going on at Nintendo. That’s how you avoid atrophy.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. polygem

    @Clupula: sure, but that´s what i am basically saying. nintendo just has a different approach. you can like it or not. it´s just a different solution to how to develop a game. for them it works quite well. it´s a proven formula and it´s what makes nintendo nintendo.

    and now excuse me guys. nice discussion but i want to play a match of the last of us mp or two before i´m off to work…

    :) addicted

    #13 2 years ago
  14. DrDamn

    @7
    “If you were to make, say, Mario Galaxy with a whole different art style and a whole different character, would that make it any worse?”

    No, and by freeing themselves from the restrictions of the IP it could have been better. Existing IP is a restriction, it’s a restriction in art style, a restriction in mechanics and a restriction in expectations.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. ps3fanboy

    It’s time they get rid of the dinosaur, and I don’t mean Yoshi.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Clupula

    @14 – Exactly.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Clupula

    @15 – Yes, that’s a Charles Original! Copy that down and put it in a little red book of my sayings for future generations to learn from.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Lengendaryboss

    Ok making excuses for not making New IPs but i respect his opinion whether i agree with it is an completely different story.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. dizzygear

    Kinda funny Sega has a ton of old IP’s we like to see return but do nothing with and with Nintendo it seems to be the exact opposite.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Clupula

    @19 – In the time it took you to write your comment, Sega reviewed, approved, and then canceled four pitches for a new Streets of Rage.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. dizzygear

    @20 And than they changed their mind and announced a SoR! Only it turns out to be a browser based card game exclusive to Japan forever dooming the franchise into obscurity.

    Yes i’m still bitter.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Max Pain

    This is the list of Nintendo games that I enjoyed since GameCube.

    TLOZ: Windwaker.
    Metroid: Prime 1
    Mario galaxy 1

    The rest is just soul less rehash of the same thing.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Professor Zoom

    Wii u is definitely a last generation system. Let’s hope Nintendo can become a third party publisher next generation, right now people only buy their consoles, due to the outdated first party franchises.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Lengendaryboss

    ^ Troll Nintendo another day.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Telepathic.Geometry

    The problem with this thinking is that the character limits you to a certain kind of game. If you show me a game like Kirby’s Epic Yarn or Metroid Prime, you can see how the new game is elegantly couched in that old game franchise with no damage.

    But I think that in Ninty’s case, they tend to create the new game around an existing franchise to shore up the sales, and as a result, they are limited by that franchise. For example, I think that the number of Mario games is testament to this problem.

    Mario Party, Mario Bros, Paper Mario and Mario RPG all make sense to me, but Miyamoto has used Mario as a generic character avatar in so many other games, it’s just crazy. Mario Golf, Mario Tennis and so on should all have had some new franchises built around them… Mariokart goes both ways.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Kidbuu42

    I think the request for new IP’s is shallow at best. I’ve understood how nintendo makes games for years and they are just now becoming public about it. The zelda series could easily have been 3 different series by now if nintendo hasn’t adopted this policy. But ask yourself, would wind waker really have been so much better if you played as (NEW PIRATE BOY CHARACTER) instead of link?

    #26 2 years ago

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  • Star Wars characters coming with release of Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits

    Star Wars characters are coming to Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits. Disney says it will contain “many favorite characters and include more gameplay content and variety than ever before.” There will be three Star Wars Play sets: Twilight of the Republic set in the Episodes 1-3 timeline, Rise Against the Empire set during the […]

  • Hearthstone has been played by 30 million people

    Blizzard’s strategy game Hearthstone has 30 million players, the developer announced on Twitter. The figure doesn’t breakdown players numbers by platform, but Activision will release its recent financial report tomorrow, so maybe more information will be forthcoming. Hearthstone was releases on PC March 14, 2014 followed by Mac, phones, and tablets. Blackrock Mountain, the latest […]

  • Tomorrow’s Destiny livestream focuses on Prison of Elders – here’s a teaser

    Another Destiny: House of Wolves livestream takes place tomorrow, and it will focus on Prison of the Elders. The Prison of Elders is a prison facility in The Reef which is watched over by Variks and is part of the new Arena game mode which is limited to three players. The livestream will be hosted […]

  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced for current and last-gen

    Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced by Activision, which isn’t shocking in the slightest. Correction: My stupid brain has EA on it due to the financials release later today. The game is being published by Activision. Not EA and I previously stated. I apologize, and have reprimanded myself in a most sever manner. […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition is sold out in the UK

    Hopefully, you pre-ordered the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition in the UK already. If not, you are likely out of luck. According to GAME, the pack which contains the Half Scale Replica of Snake’s Bionic Arm has sold out in the UK. The retailer confirmed the news to Videogamer this morning. […]

  • Far Cry 4 Complete Edition coming June 19 for PC, PS4 to the UK

    A Far Cry 4 Complete Edition has been announced and it includes the full game as well as the Season Pass. This is the sku which popped up on Amazon Germany earlier in the week. The Season Pass provides access to five separate pieces of DLC. Here’s a refresher on the DLC content: The Syringe: […]

  • The Witcher 3: live Q&A stream with CDP, new monster dev diary inside

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out in just two weeks, and if you want to know more about Geralt’s latest adventure, CD Projekt is hosting a live Q&A now on Twitch. There’s also a new developer diary below which focuses on monster in the game. The Witcher 3 is out on May 19. Huzzah! […]

  • Forza Horizon 2′s Alpinestars Car Pack has five cars and is ready for download

    The Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 is out now on Xbox One and its the only way you will ever be able to afford a 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. Unless, of course, you win the lottery or are left in some rich person’s will. In that case, I’ll take the ’53 Corvette, […]

  • Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available in North America

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition has been released in North America. It will be made available in the Europe on May 7 and in the UK May 8 for £49.99 on consoles and £34.99 on PC. As previously announced, this edition contains all previously released DLC content as well as […]

  • Two GAME exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians now available for pre-order

    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]