You might suspect that The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is skippable, an inessential spinoff that is more time-killer than legendary adventure. You would be... correct.
It might be in the running for “most ridiculous Pokémon yet.”
We've had a couple of New 3DS XL systems in the U.S. for the last couple of weeks, one in my hands in New York City and one with Patricia out in San Francisco. We like the system, though we're not blown away by it. We have discussed this for your reading pleasure.
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is a true original. Other creators have had 15 years to copy its ideas, but inexplicably, nobody has.
Earlier this month, Nintendo caused a stir in the Smash Bros. community when the series' creator, Masahiro Sakurai, said in an interview that he was all but done balancing the game. Amidst the grumblings of fans, I kept seeing one joke about what this meant: that Diddy Kong was "here to stay."
Things can get out of hand pretty quick when someone has hacked their Pokémon. But if it's not against an actual person, a hacked Pokémon battle can be pretty hilarious.
One of the coolest additions to Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is a certain Pokémon that can mega evolve without having to hold a mega stone. It's also a tweak that kind of breaks said Pokémon.
Retailers took their time, but this is an amazing set of Black Friday gaming deals. Deals will be hyperlinked as they go live.
Pokémon games aren't known for being challenging. That doesn't mean you can't spice things up.
It's easy to miss, but the people of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire whisper about things. Incredible things. Inexplicable things. The sorts of rumors involving legendary Pokémon that sound unbelievable, until you remember you're dealing with a video game, where there is no such thing as a tall tale.
Best Buy and Target have kicked off some impressive pre-Black Friday video game promotions today, and Kohl's has an insane stackable coupon deal on the Xbox One if you're in the market for a new console.
Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS isn't technically out yet in Japan...but some folks managed to get the game ahead of time anyway. And they're finding stuff that seems to prove the previous leak true.
Not all Pokémon are created equal. Some legendary Pokémon, like Groudon and Kyogre, feature more prominently in the games' stories. Other Pokémon, like Garchomp, have superior stats. And some, like Lucario, are fan favorites. None of those, however, are as coveted as the fabled Shiny Pokémon.
Every Pokémon journey has the same goal: become strong enough to take on and defeat gym leaders, Pokémon's version of boss battles. What if you could actually fight your way through a real Pokemon league? And what if this League was actually better than the ones found in the games?
According to Pokémon news website Serebii, earlier today the official Korean Pokémon website uploaded pictures of two surprising mega Pokémon: Mega Slowbro, and Mega Audino (pictured above). While the images are no longer on the Korean website, the internet was quick to save the pictures—and have taken to social…
So far, 2014 has felt like a year of surprises. Some of them have been good while others—like the growing crop of games that have been pushed to next year—are bummers. But, there've been standouts among the games that have come out. Let's talk about them, shall we?
Shovel Knight is a video game about a knight who carries a shovel. It's an NES game released 25 years too late. It's the type of platformer that a whole lot of people have been craving for a very long time.