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Nintendo Direct: Animal Crossing promo, indies, more

Wednesday, 7 August 2013 14:20 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Nintendo hosted a Nintendo Direct session in both the US and the UK today, where the discussed its 3DS and Wii U slate for the remainder of 2013.

A preamble

Earlier today, a listing on Just Push Start (thanks, LegendaryBoss) from Target outlined that the following titles would be released on the following dates:

Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD (Wii U) – October 4 (EU confirmed)
Wii Party U (Wii U) – October 25
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U) – November 15
Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS) – November 22
Super Mario 3D World (Wii U) – December 6

Rayman, Pikmin 3, KORG M01D oh my

During the session this morning, Nintendo announced that Rayman Legends players will be able to dress up their Globox as Mario or Luigi via costumes exclusive to the Wii U version when the game launches in September. Screens and a trailer for the announcement are below

The firm, also announced that Pikmin 3 is now on Miiverse and will allow users to share captured in-game images from the eye-level of diminutive Pikmin, and post them directly to Miiverse.

As previously announced, Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy will launch on 3DS in 2014.

Also announced was a special Nintendo Direct session for The Wonderful 101, which will air at 3pm UK/ 10am EDT on Friday, August 9.The game launches in stores and in the Nintendo eShop on September 15 and on August 23 in Europe.

Virtual Console on 3DS is being shown some love with the NES version of Donkey Kong on August 15, followed by Tecmo Bowl in September.

Game Boy Color platformer Wario Land 3 is coming soon, and Super Mario Bros. 3 will be released in the Nintendo eShop on both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS later this year.

In Europe and the US, and Animal Crossing: New Leaf promotion will be held through the Nintendo Zone.

Starting on August 11 in the US owners of Animal Crossing: New Leaf can visit any Nintendo Zone location to receive a Pumpkin Pie in-game item. Visit a Nintendo Zone, then go to the post office in the game and ask about a present. Different in-game items will be distributed every two weeks through late September.

Also, in Europe, a promotion starts today. The Welcome a Friend Promotion goes as follows: register Animal Crossing: New Leaf with Club Nintendo by September 7, and you’ll be able to receive a Recommendation Code.

You can then give this Recommendation Code to a friend. If your friend registers a Nintendo 3DS XL between now and October 7, and enters this Recommendation Code, your friend will be able to claim a free Download Code for Animal Crossing: New Leaf on Nintendo 3DS.

KORG M01D, based on the famous KORG M1 music workstation, was announced for Europe, and includes over 40 sounds to choose from, plus a powerful sequencer to create your own songs and sounds, before saving them as MIDI data to import to a digital audio workstation. KORG M01D launches on Nintendo eShop this autumn.

SteamWorld Dig was also announced, and is set in a world run by robots. The action platformer combines the visual styles of westerns and steampunk and arrives on Nintendo eShop today.

You can also download the awesome Super Mario Bros. 2 on eShop for 3DS in Europe today.

Indie titles such as Teslagrad, TNT Racers, Wooden Sen’Sey more are heading to eShop in Europe. You can check out a video for them below.

You can watch the US session here and the UK one though here or below.

We’re pulling all the big news for you in separate posts so keep your eye on the site for more details.

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29 Comments

  1. Lengendaryboss

    Watching….

    #1 2 years ago
  2. polygem

    animal crossing plaza will make a lot of people happy. i am serious.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dragon246

    Heres hoping something new is shown for Wii U. As the things are right now, PS4 and (maybe)X1 will overtake Wii U sales in a matter of months.

    Watching….

    #3 2 years ago
  4. polygem

    pokemon rumble on 3ds was very soso…

    #4 2 years ago
  5. polygem

    the korg is awesome. was cool on the ds already….but it´s very very niche isn´t it.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Lengendaryboss

    That workstation thing had music that sounded like Pokemon? Was it Pokemon?

    #6 2 years ago
  7. polygem

    steam world spelunky looks sweet

    #7 2 years ago
  8. polygem

    i will stop posting every 5 seconds now

    #8 2 years ago
  9. polygem

    games games games!

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Lengendaryboss

    Objection!!!!

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Stephany Nunneley

    Okay it’s over. I will start posting the news from it now – not in one massive post, since some of what was shown is already known (on the US end at any rate) so you will be bombarded shortly! Ha! ;)

    #11 2 years ago
  12. OlderGamer

    Not impressed tbh. I really feel like Nintendo would be better off focusing on just the 3DS. I hate to use the words Multiplat when thinking about consoles…but maybe it would be best. I love my WiiU, but it feels like Nintendo isn’t too worried about the state of WiiU, the needed price cut, or the lack of games for the system.

    If you are a Nintendo fan, you are best off owning the 3DS. You could skip the WiiU altogether.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. polygem

    some nice stuff but i really wanted to hear about miiverse integration for the 3ds – not 3ds integration on the wiiu :)
    i think it´s about time for that.

    was also hoping that they will get rid of that stupid ninty id connected to the console crap.
    actually holds me back from repurchasing a wiiu.
    wiiu pricedrop will come this christmas then.
    indie support is VERY nice but most of the stuff is already on other platforms or will come to them.

    i hope they´re holding back…but for how long.

    or did i miss something at the beginning?

    #13 2 years ago
  14. monkeygourmet

    @12

    This Nintendo Direct was already outlined as showing pre-announced stuff.

    Im not saying that should have been the focus, but I didn’t have my hopes up this time! ;)

    Also, was there a UK & US show, or was it just one?

    #14 2 years ago
  15. polygem

    “If you are a Nintendo fan, you are best off owning the 3DS. You could skip the WiiU altogether.”

    i agree with that og. the 3ds is great and really has some quality nintendo and third party games. so much good stuff and it only keeps coming. it´s a great device really.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. OlderGamer

    I wish I had purchased the 3DS instead of the WiiU. I could have waited for a WiiU price cut and a larger library of games. So much goodness on the handheld, prolly the best video game console on the market right now. And a good value. Maybe Mrs. OG will put one under the Xmass Tree this year ;)

    #16 2 years ago
  17. naffgeek

    @OlderGamer

    I kind of understand what you are saying but I got a WiiU with a mobile phone contract and it has really surprised me.

    I am loving Pikmin 3 and can’t wait for Wondeful 101 and Zelda WW.

    I got to thinkign the other day that if Mario Kart/Wonderful 101/super smash bros are all 1080p 60fps then this machine is essentially next gen.

    Nintendo has never been about billions of polyplops tesselating their tits off, it is about the experience as a whole.

    No one polishes games like Ninty and I for one am so glad I have one.

    It’s nice to have a contrast to all the blood and guts and teenage fanboy shit that gets released every other day too.

    Makes me happy anyway.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Lengendaryboss

    @OlderGamer+Polygem
    Exactly its that mentality that just keeps me sticking with Nintendo handhelds.

    Thats where i feel they are stronger.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. OlderGamer

    Naffgeek +1

    I agree with you. I really like my WiiU. I am just disappointed that Nintendo doesn’t seem to be giving it the attention it needs. I feel it needs a dramatic price drop right now before the X1 and PS4 release. I also feel like Nintendo is being lite on games. Even features.

    For example, I would like to see an announcement for 3DS/DS games being playable on WiiU. Some of the games would work better then others naturally, but with the duel screens, I see no reason why it can’t be done. Complete xross buy with every digital eShop 3DS/DS game(3d effects set to 2d ofc).

    There should be no Wii Mode. No need to upgrade your VC games to work on WiiU Gamepad. All of my Wii VC games, should simply work on WiiU without having to boot up a Wii emulation mode.

    Poly is right, Nintendo ID shouldn’t be hardware bound. It should easily go back and forth between multisystems.

    And of course the price is too high.

    And even Nintendos own games are too slow in releasing. Pikmen3 and Wonderful 101 were slated to be launch games. They need to step it up.

    Two things every console needs to sell is a low as possible price and lots of quality games. Right now WiiU doesn’t have either.

    It seems to me that Nintendo is placing the lions share of their attention into the 3DS. And as the system is so popular, that makes sense. But what about WiiU? I think Nintendo need to fine tune their WiiU strategy.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. viralshag

    I had a 3DS but I made the wrong decision of buying it at launch when it was relatively expensive and there wasn’t much out at the time… It was an impulse buy more than anything.

    I’m not completely put off by the idea of getting a new/pre-owned 3DS (depending on price) when Pokemon X/Y launches. If there’s a decent bundle I would be more tempted.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. OlderGamer

    That is something I have been giving a lot of thought into recently viralshag, letting the platforms mature a bit before I invest in them.

    New hardware is expensive, and often lacks games.

    Pretty comfortable with my decision to hold off on the next two systems at launch and see what pans out before taking the plunge.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. viralshag

    @OG, Well I have both consoles pre-ordered but I’m going to keep only one for sure. I just haven’t decided yet and I want to keep my options open until the full launch line up, policies and services are confirmed.

    Even at the time when I was buying the 3DS I was seriously struggling to pick two games. I ended up getting an older Pokemon game and Ridge Racer.

    Now, I would probably get the new Pokemon game, Zelda and a few of the RPGs.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. mistermogul

    I can’t frikin wait for Zelda 3DS – it looks sweet!

    @17 – “Nintendo has never been about billions of polyplops tesselating their tits off”

    You win quote of the day ;)

    @ 20 – If you do, grab the XL, it’s much better imo…

    #23 2 years ago
  24. viralshag

    @23, I completely forgot there was an XL version. To be honest it’s not something I have given a lot of thought about but I’m just saying I wouldn’t be completely against the idea of it considering the games it has now compared to launch.

    Believe it or not I started my gaming life with a SNES and bigger-than-a-brick GameBoy. I just lost interest in Nintendo once I moved on to the PlayStation.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. mistermogul

    @OG – I feel the same way as you now about launch consoles.

    With the 3DS and it’s initial lack of games (not to mention the price cut 6 months later) I was annoyed but hey “it’s just one of those things”.

    I hardly played the thing for the first 9 months since it launched but after that many new eshop and retail games started to take most of my playing time. I now love it!

    However after also getting a Wii U (or should I say Wii-u-tanic?) at launch and it having an even worse fate than 3DS so far, I have also decided to not get any console in the future at launch, whether it’s Nintendo or not.

    My PS4 can wait until early next year just so I know I’ll be 100% happy with it – and should be able to get some cheaper games by then too!

    #25 2 years ago
  26. viralshag

    @25, I was lucky I managed to get a full refund on my 3DS as I wasn’t sure about it and the GAME manager offered me a 30 day “trial” which I ended up taking. I came back two weeks late to find he had been given the boot (probably for offering people that deal which was supposedly for employees only) but I got my money back anyway.

    I think I could definitely wait on the new consoles but I just know I wouldn’t stick to that and end up buying one sooner rather than later so I might as well just bite the bullet at launch and keep one of them.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. dizzygear

    Still no EU release date for SMTIV? meh

    #27 2 years ago
  28. mistermogul

    @26 – Nicely done with the 3DS though that definitely sounds like something Game employees are not officially supposed to do!

    I know what you mean about the next gen consoles. I’m sitting here saying I’ll wait until next year but once the buzz builds and they are released no doubt I’ll be hunting down a PS4 in all the local shops!

    #28 2 years ago
  29. monkeygourmet

    @27

    They did? It’s sept 17th I think?

    #29 2 years ago

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    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

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  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]