Video Games Category

Microsoft Acquires Minecraft Creator Mojang for $2.5m

Minecraft

Microsoft today announced the purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang for the hefty sum of $2.5m. Rumours began circulating a week ago that the two companies were in discussions over a possible acquisition by the computer software giant, but considering that the Minecraft developer has been one of the poster boys of independent gaming ever since Minecraft’s phenomenal success […]

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Strider

Strider

Strider is the latest release from Amazon acquired developer Double Helix Games, and an attempt to revitalise one of Capcom’s most unloved heroes. For the duration of this hack and slash adventure you play the role of Hiryu Strider – a futuristic, sword-wielding techno assassin – as he hacks and slashes his way through hordes of Russian […]

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The Incredible Story of No Man’s Sky

No Man's Sky

No Man’s Sky – with its infinite procedurally generated, massively multiplayer universe – was undoubtedly one of the biggest hits of this year’s E3 conference. Developed by a small group of UK based developers, No Man’s Sky managed to steal the show without any of the pomp and bluster that typically accompanies E3 announcements; there were no […]

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E3 2014: Shigeru Miyamoto Confirms Star Fox for Wii U

Star Fox

Nintendo just casually dropped a bomb shell in the form of Star Fox on the Wii U. In the midst of E3 2014 it seems that Time magazine have mistakenly published an interview with acclaimed video game producer, Shigeru Miyamoto, confirming details of an upcoming Star Fox game on the Wii U. The game is […]

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Nintendo GameCube Controller Adapter Coming to Wii U for Smash Bros.

GameCube Controller Adapter

Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U will be compatible with Nintendo GameCube controllers, courtesy of an adapter revealed by Nintendo today in a promotional video for E3’s Super Smash Bros. Invitational Tournament. The adapter will seemingly occupy two USB ports on the front of the Wii U system, allowing players to connect up to four […]

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Pullblox World Coming to Nintendo Wii U

Pullblox World

Nintendo just nonchalantly announced that Pullblox World – the sequel to the brilliant downloadable 3DS puzzle games, Pullblox and Fallblox – will arrive on the eShop this June. Pullblox (or Pushmo as it’s known in North America) launched on 3DS  in 2011, and was quickly followed by successor Fallblox (or Crashmo) just one year later. Pullblox […]

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Nintendo Announces Affiliate Program for YouTube Let’s Play Creators

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Nintendo has announced a new affiliate program that allows “proactive” creators of YouTube Let’s Play videos featuring Nintendo games to a cut of the ad revenue. In a statement to Gamasutra, Nintendo announced: “We are preparing an affiliate program in which a portion of the advertising profit is given to the creator. Details about this […]

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Batman: Arkham Knight Looks Incredible on PS4

Batman: Arkham Knight

Rocksteady have just served up a first look at the next installment in their famed Arkham series of Batman games, Batman: Arkham Knight. Long story short: it looks incredible and perfectly demonstrates why this game is a next-gen exclusive and will not be appearing on the PS3 and Xbox 360. Featuring a myriad of Batman’s […]

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