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Darknet PSVR Impressions and Gameplay Video, with Giveaway

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 09, 2017 9:00am PST

Here's what we thought of this PlayStation VR puzzler from E McNeill.

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Wii U Retrospective: Rayman Legends

By David Craddock, Mar 07, 2017 11:00am PST

Rayman Legends' lead designer talks how the team wrapped their heads around the console's GamePad and crafted one of the freshest 2D platformers in years.

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"Second to Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for me, but it is a great game"

- Serpico74 see all 12 comments

Nintendo Switch Review: Stuck in the Middle

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 06, 2017 6:30am PST

We gave Nintendo’s new console/handheld hybrid a thorough shakedown. See what we thought of the Nintendo Switch.

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"My favorite Switch comes with the neon red and blue Joy-Cons. "

- Brittany Vincent see all 21 comments

How Breath of the Wild Challenged Conventions in Zelda Games

By David Craddock, Mar 03, 2017 5:45am PST

Three senior developers share experiments and design goals that went into rethinking Zelda.

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"And what if Link froze a rock with his Stasis Rune, smacked in a time or nine with his sword,"

- valael see all 4 comments

Every Nintendo Switch Game Coming in March and Spring Launch Window

By Shack Staff, Mar 02, 2017 2:20pm PST

We wrap up every game available at the Nintendo Switch launch, its first month, and its spring launch window.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Reviews Round-Up

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2017 9:30am PST

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting critical praise across the board. Check out the scores for what many critics are calling Nintendo's latest masterpiece.

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"So I consistently see the reviews mention frame rate issue for the switch when docked. Does the ..."

- Chod see all 11 comments

GDC 2017: MobilityWare's Russell Carroll on the Challenges of Evolving Solitaire

By David Craddock, Mar 02, 2017 5:30am PST

How do you change the world's favorite card game? By putting developers and customers first, and revenue second.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review: The Legend Lives On

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 02, 2017 3:02am PST

The Nintendo Switch launches with the most ambitious Zelda title to date. See what makes The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild an instant classic in our review

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"Other reviewers noted the 1.1.0 patch largely fixed the framerate issues, curious if that is ..."

- pcjjenks see all 24 comments

GDC 2017: Epic Games' Ben Lewis-Evans on Player Psychology and Rewards

By David Craddock, Mar 01, 2017 6:30am PST

Epic's resident user experience researcher clarifies the role of dopamine in games and dives deep into reward systems and feedback loops.

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Where is Our Nintendo Switch Review?

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 01, 2017 6:20am PST

Noticed we don’t have a Nintendo Switch review? We’ll tell you why.

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"why not post impressions or your review in progress? no need to actually call it an official ..."

- dantastic see all 20 comments

Opinion: Nintendo Switch Positioned as Vita Successor, Thanks to 'Nindies'

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2017 2:00pm PST

With just a few smart moves, Nintendo could give the Switch one of the most robust and diverse libraries in years.

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"Except the Vita was actually supported at first by both 1st and 3rd party..."

- Jonkai21 see all 8 comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Pre-Review Impressions

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 24, 2017 6:00am PST

We've spent the week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Nintendo Switch. Find out our impressions in this hands-on preview.

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"Not unless it's sitting on a rack with 500 copies at IKEA it seems"

- ItCameFromTheDesert see all 139 comments

Nintendo Switch Preview

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 23, 2017 6:00am PST

We preview the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's soon-to-be-released console/handheld hybrid.

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"What skankcore said. They even throw in a few strips of scotch tape to clean the screen with."

- Jason Faulkner see all 23 comments

Elder Scrolls Online Faces the Future with Morrowind Expansion

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2017 7:00am PST

We talk with Elder Scrolls Online creative director Rich Lambert about the upcoming Morrowind expansion, how ESO has changed, and what he sees as the future of MMOs.

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"With more and more resources being devoted to ES Online, I wonder how long it will be, if ever, ..."

- rjdriver see all 3 comments

Into the Breach Preview: FTL's Creators Pit Mechs Against Aliens in Post-Apocalyptic Warfare

By David Craddock, Feb 20, 2017 1:30pm PST

Trying their collective hand at turn-based strategy gaming, the makers of FTL: Faster Than Light are out to challenge the conventions of both the strategy genre and popcorn flicks.

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"I was already interested, but this got me excited. They really sound like they've put a lot of ..."

- Begawkiness see all 21 comments