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Disney's Planes coming to Wii U, 3DS on August 6

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Disney Interactive is developing Planes games exclusively for Nintendo's platforms. The games will hit Wii U, Wii, 3DS, and DS on August 6.


Pandora's Tower finally feasting in North America on April 16

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2013 4:00pm PDT

The trouble with dating simulators is that they're so unrealistic. Flowers, fragrances, whiskey and chocolates are awful gifts for one you want to stick it to. Now Pandora's Tower, that knows what to give: hunks of flesh torn from the still-twitching corpses of rare monsters...


"the title reminds me of the middle act of god of war, and that makes me want to play that instead"

- RikiTiki2 see all 3 comments

130 million Rock Band songs downloaded, as DLC ends

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 03, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Not only did millions of people join in on the Rock Band craze, they bought DLC. Lots of it.


'American Pie' is Rock Band's final DLC song

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT

April 2nd will be the day the music died.


"My rebuttal is Bohemian Rhapsody and London Calling in its entirety."

- GreggD see all 9 comments

New game releases of March 18-24

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 17, 2013 9:00am PDT

Next week's bulging bag of new releases includes the brosome Gears of War: Judgment, intriguing GTA-ish LEGO City Undercover, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, the PC edition of Trials Evolution, zombie shooter The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Zen Pinball 2 for Wii U, and Luigi...


"This is the week the Wii U gets new games! Huzzah! I wonder when the MH3U review will be out?"

- one random winner see all 2 comments

Disney Infinity delayed to August 18

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2013 7:30am PDT

Disney Infinity has been delayed into August 18, from its previous June release date.


Pandora's Tower rises on Wii in April

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 1:45pm PDT

Pandora's Tower will quite possibly be the last major release on Wii. XSEED Games is publishing the long-awaited JRPG come April, which should give Nintendo fans reason to dust off their Wii (or Wii U) consoles.


"Some gamestops still have it. I got a new copy a couple months back because I saw it was ..."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 4 comments

ROM City Rampage (8-bit Retro City Rampage demake) coming tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 27, 2013 4:00pm PST

Retro City Rampage is finally making its long-awaited appearance on Wii tomorrow. However, the WiiWare version of the game comes with a unique bonus: ROM City Rampage, an 8-bit demake of the game.


"Agreed, tries too hard with nostalgia and doesn't bring much gameplay."

- kingdepork see all 12 comments

New game releases of February 25-March 3

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 24, 2013 12:00pm PST

Packed into the new release cannon for next week are the PC edition of Brutal Legend, standalone snipe 'em up Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army, BIT.TRIP's Runner2, 3DS RPG Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus on Vita, and more.


"Played the demo for Etrian Odyssey. Holy shit that game is hardcore. Like, dungeon crawler where ..."

- MetaSaval see all 4 comments

Retro City Rampage hits WiiWare on February 28; minigame also coming to Steam, Wii U

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 21, 2013 2:00pm PST

Retro City Rampage is coming to WiiWare on February 28, along with a free ROM City Rampage content update that will hit Steam port on the same day.


"I tried it when we got it free on PSN but I couldn't get into it. "

- pgharavi see all 8 comments

Angry Birds Trilogy coming to Wii, Wii U

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 10:05am PST

Angry Birds Trilogy will be releasing for the Wii and Wii U sometime this year, Activision and Rovio have announced.


Disney Infinity's fourth playset to be Cars

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 6:00am PST

Disney Infinity will be getting a Cars playset, complete with track-building tools for the Toy Box.


"This, plus Minecraft/LBP-style building mechanics. It's not for me, but my nephew's going to ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 8 comments

Skylanders Swap Force announced

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2013 6:45am PST

It's a new year so you know what we need: a new game in each major franchise! Actually, Skylanders Swap Force does sound like an interesting upgrade to Activision's $500 million-grossing collectible toy-video game-thing, introducing characters whose parts can be switched and...


Disney Infinity discs to contain future movie assets

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 1:30pm PST

Disney Infinity discs will contain assets for the next 12 months of content plans, which means hackers may spoil future movie PR plans.


"wtf. Before this announcement it would have been 'hackers MAY spoil future movie PR plans', now ..."

- thecray see all 7 comments

Wii U's Pikmin 3, Game & Wario missing launch window

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2013 7:30am PST

Nintendo has announced some upcoming release dates, but the ones to make the list aren't as interesting as the ones that conspicuously didn't. The...


"The momentum is nowhere the same. All of these consoles were selling a lot more in January. Also ..."

- guigr see all 14 comments