Scribblenauts Creator Bringing New Community Focused Game to Switch

When you say the words ‘From the developer of Scribblenauts,’ you have my attention. Co-founder of 5th Cell and current head of developer Digital Continue, Joe Tringali is working on a new game called Next Up Hero. The game is currently in development, but they’ve sent along a trailer showing some early game play of the game. I’m very interested in seeing more of this … Continue reading Scribblenauts Creator Bringing New Community Focused Game to Switch

Zen Studios Announces Pinball FX3

Right now one of the bigger names in the world of digital pinball is Zen Studios.  The company is behind one of the most popular compilations of electronic pinball tables in Pinball FX2.  The free to download platform is available on numerous systems, including Wii U. Yesterday the company announced their next title, Pinball FX3, which they call the BIGGEST, most COMMUNITY driven pinball game … Continue reading Zen Studios Announces Pinball FX3

Rogue Trooper: Redux Heading To Switch

Today’s Nintendo Direct wasn’t the only place where new game announcements for Switch were made. During GDC Rebellion announced that their remaster of Rogue Trooper, called Rogue Trooper: Redux is coming to Switch later this year. The game is an HD remaster based on the 2000AD comic series of the same name. It’s also coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Check out the trailer … Continue reading Rogue Trooper: Redux Heading To Switch

Yooka-Laylee Release Date Announced, Wii U Versions Shelved

Yooka-Laylee is without a doubt one of the most anticipated games currently in development. It was a huge success on Kickstarter. The studio behind the game was also behind games like Banjo & Kazooie. This game harkens back to the platformers of the N64 and PS1 era. Now Playtonic, the developers of the game, have announced when fans will be able to get their hands … Continue reading Yooka-Laylee Release Date Announced, Wii U Versions Shelved

WB Announces New Ports For LEGO City Undercover

One of the best games on Wii U, still to this date, is Lego City Undercover. The open world game starring Chase McCain is a great game that if you haven’t played you really should. Announced today, via their Twitter Page, WB Games has said the game will be making a return. In 2017 the game will be released for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and … Continue reading WB Announces New Ports For LEGO City Undercover

LEGO Dimensions Does Toys-to-Life Right

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Warner Bros. has announced the details for the upcoming expansions to LEGO Dimensions, their take on the toys-to-life business, and I must say they’re going about it the right way. In all 17 new packs will be released to expand the game play of the already stellar game that was released last year. Some of these new packs will simply add new characters to the playable roster, others will add completely new adventures to be had, all based on very popular properties across movies and TV shows.

It all begins on September 27th when the first of the new sets arrive. Those sets are:

Ghostbusters Story Pack (which includes content based on the upcoming Ghostbusters film such as Abby Yates minifig, and a 3-in-1 Ecto 1 vehicle)

Adventure Time Level Pack
Mission Impossible Level Pack
Harry Potter Team Pack
Adventure Time Team Pack
A-Team Fun Pack

From there additional expansions will be released.

“We’ve built upon the existing LEGO DIMENSIONS Starter Pack to expand the gameplay possibilities with entirely new LEGO experiences that can’t be found anywhere else,” – Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games

Read on for further details about what will be released throughout the Fall and into next Summer.

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Skylanders Imaginators Lets You Create The Hero

Imagination. That’s what the newest game in the Skylanders franchise uses. The power of a child’s imagination. Skylanders Imaginators was announced today. The game, which launches in October, will for the first time, give the player the ability to really create their own characters. Previous games would allow you to mix and match some parts to create unique characters, however, not to this amount of … Continue reading Skylanders Imaginators Lets You Create The Hero

Shovel Knight Getting Amiibo With Wii U Exclusive Features And Free DLC On All Platforms

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Shovel Knight is digging its way back into the news! This time, in a more physical manner. As we all know, Shovel Knight is getting a retail release this October on Playstation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, and 3DS. However, what we just learned during the Nindies@Night event that Shovel Knight is also getting an Amiibo. That’s right, Shovel Knight will be the first indie game character to receive an Amiibo and the Amiibo functions will be exclusive to Wii U.

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Phil Spencer Praises Nintendo’s IP

In a recent interview with Eurogamer, Xbox boss Phil Spencer gave Nintendo some praise for their IP and strong exclusives on the Wii U. That’s right, the head of competing console praised Nintendo. When asked about exclusive games and their effect on hardware sales, Phil Spencer gave a pretty good response. Here’s what was said: Do you think exclusive games are necessary to sell hardware? … Continue reading Phil Spencer Praises Nintendo’s IP

Mega Man Legacy Collection Launching This Month

PS4, Xbox One and PC owners can expect to get their hands on six classic Mega Man games this month on August 25th. Both North American and European players will get the game that day for the low, low price of $14.99 (€14.99 / £11.99). 3DS owners will have to wait a little bit longer as the game isn’t set to come out on that … Continue reading Mega Man Legacy Collection Launching This Month