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Splinter Cell Blacklist Wii U preorders go live.

April 21, 2013 | 3

Video game retailers Gamestop and Amazon have begun listing Splinter Cell Blacklist preorders for the Wii U as well as the Xbox, PS3 and PC.  The product description highlights the various “enhanced gameplay options” that are available on the Wii U, … Read More

Last day to sign up for the 2013 Pokemon International Challenge April!

April 18, 2013 |

Attention all Pokemon Masters (or prospective Masters), today is the last day to sign up for the 2013 Pokemon International Challenge!  The Pokemon International Challenge is the official Pokemon battle tournament, hosted using the Pokemon Global Link system, which … Read More

Nintendo Direct Recap — 4/17/2013

April 17, 2013 | 2

We got quite a few announcements this morning from Nintendo.  Here’s the quick and dirty:




  • Mario & Luigi: Dream Team —  Next installment in the Mairo & Luigi RPG franchise, coming July 12
  • Mario Golf: World … Read More

Link to the Past 2 Preview (Nintendo Direct April 2013)

April 17, 2013 |

While Nintendo is working on putting up the previews of the announced games on YouTube, a user has already put a low-resolution video of The Legend of Zelda: LInk to the Past 2 preview.  We will get you the official version … Read More

PN Review: Soul Hackers

April 16, 2013 | 5

Just a little about my RPG background before I dive into the review. I consider myself more of a casual RPG fan than a hardcore fan of the genre. Some top RPG’s I have finished are Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy … Read More

Opinion: We should stop being lazy gamers

April 12, 2013 | 1

As a society it is safe to say we have become more relaxed and needy at the same time. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. For thousands of years it has always been a sign of nobility to be perceived … Read More

Injustice: Gods Among Us – Launch Trailer

April 12, 2013 |

Oooh, boy, here we go.  The official launch trailer has been released for Injustice: Gods Among Us, the upcoming DC fighting game from the creators of Mortal Kombat.  This is looking like it’s going to be an incredibly cool game. … Read More

Power Rangers MEGAFORCE for the 3DS

April 11, 2013 |

“Rangers, you must act swiftly, the planet is in grave danger!”

I probably get more excited about Power Rangers than I should, but seriously.  Power Rangers is the coolest.  So you can imagine my giddiness today when Namco Bandai announced … Read More

Mysterious Sega video potential Castle of Illusion teaser?

April 11, 2013 | 4

Sega recently released this new video on their Twitter feed. As far as teasers go, this one is a doozy. With no hints besides the title of “Summer 2013” and a small “Disney” trademark that appears in the corner near the end … Read More

New Disney Infinity Trailer

April 11, 2013 | 1

Disney has released the trailer for their upcoming Disney Infinity, due out this summer.  The game lets you import figurines you buy into the game, a la Skylanders.  Disney Infinity comes with Jack Sparrow, Sully, and Mr. Incredible, but any … Read More

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

April 4, 2013 |

Some more screens have been released for Traveler’s Tale’s upcoming game LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, and I have to say, I am incredibly excited.  TT Games has had a really impressive track record with their LEGO games, and I have … Read More

Editorial: Why Wii U could get Unreal Engine 4

April 4, 2013 | 5

*Editor’s Note: This article is a response to the Kotaku interview with Epic’s Mark Rein about the Wii U and Unreal Engine 4



There are Wii U rumors galore in the aftermath of GDC. During a Q&A session … Read More

PN Review: Toki Tori 2

April 4, 2013 | 3

Toki Tori 2 is a hybrid between a platformer and a puzzle game set in a fully colorful and interactive world. The game’s protagonist is a chubby chicken with only two abilities. The first, which uses its chubbiness, is the … Read More

Pure Nintendo game night 04/03/13 – Mario Kart 7

April 2, 2013 | 3

The second PN game night will take place tomorrow, April 3, 2013, starting at 8:30 PM EST.  This time we will be stepping away from the Wii U and heading to the 3DS for some Mario Kart 7. Feel free … Read More

And Square’s big surprise… a game that already exists.

March 21, 2013 | 4

Square Enix is a phenomenal company that has produced so many wonderful IPs over the years, so when I heard Square was going to announce a game for the Wii U at PAX East, I was elated.  The possibilities … Read More

How Nintendo Got me Hooked on Gaming

March 21, 2013 | 2

There’s nothing quite like the special feeling on Christmas morning. In a flurry of innocent fervor, anticipation shifts to excitement, and the once picturesque image that characterized the living room is instantly transformed into a mess of detached bows, shredded … Read More

PN Review: Kersploosh! (3DS)

March 21, 2013 | 1

Kersploosh! is a game that is simply about tossing a rock down a well.  The game’s style closely resembles a that of a tunnel style shooter but in Kersploosh! players simply guide a rock around various obstacles while falling down a … Read More