Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Everything old is new again in ‘NES Remix’

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Everything old is new again in ‘NES Remix’

Recently, I was reading an article in Game Informer magazine where the author was talking about games that never should have been remade for more modern systems, discussing how so many things that made the original games great were seemingly lost in translation somewhere, and I agreed with a large portion of what was said […]

 Chris Hughes

The 10 most important things we learned today about ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Wii U

In one of its ongoing instant information session series titled Nintendo Direct, the House of Mario revealed a truckload of details about the upcoming “Super Smash Bros.” for Wii U during a 50-Fact Extravaganza this evening, Oct. 23. Not all 50 (which were actually 53 by the end of the video) were earth-shattering. Classic mode, […]

 Chris Hughes

Nintendo 3DS ‘Super Smash Bros.’ sells 2.8 million units, Wii U version out Nov. 21

Nintendo 3DS ‘Super Smash Bros.’ sells 2.8 million units, Wii U version out Nov. 21

From a press release: Strong launches in the Americas, Europe, and Australia have propelled the cumulative sales total for “Super Smash Bros.” for Nintendo 3DS to more than 2.8 million sold worldwide. This first-ever portable installment of the game has resonated both with fans and critics, and its initial sales set Nintendo up for a […]

 Chris Hughes

VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Electrifying puzzle-platformer ‘Teslagrad’ is a welcome challenge

The hand-drawn graphics of “Teslagrad” are what initially drew me to the game, but the satisfaction of overcoming its charming-yet-wonderfully-difficult puzzles is what kept me playing. This is the unexpectedly challenging platformer you never knew you wanted. With just over 30 minutes clocked in the game, I had died countless times while poorly traversing chasms […]

 Chris Hughes

A time to smash: ‘Disney Infinity 2.0’ Hulk figure releasing Oct. 28

A time to smash: ‘Disney Infinity 2.0’ Hulk figure releasing Oct. 28

Bring on the superheroes, indeed. It looks like the anticipated second edition of Disney Interactive’s popular “Disney Infinity” series will release its Hulk figurine for all systems on Oct. 28, according to listings on gamestop.com. The game will be released on Sept. 23 for Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, and Playstation […]

 Chris Hughes

New Nintendo 3DS XL designs play on nostalgia, upcoming titles

New Nintendo 3DS XL designs play on nostalgia, upcoming titles

The new designs for the 3DS XL revealed Sept. 10 by Nintendo during the GameStop EXPO in Anaheim, California play off of the company’s console gaming history and the success of its all-star fighting franchise. Nostalgic Nintendo fans may be drawn to the GameStop exclusive 3DS XL modeled after the iconic Nintendo Entertainment System controller, […]

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