The Game Boy Is Getting A New Wonder Boy And Ys-Inspired Adventure

Remember when we recently reported on the fact that the Game Boy was getting a brand-new RPG title in 2020? Well, if that brought a smile to your face, then you’re going to be very pleased to hear that the plucky little console (and its more powerful sibling, the Game Boy Color) is getting another … Read more The Game Boy Is Getting A New Wonder Boy And Ys-Inspired Adventure

Feature: How A Donkey Kong Clone Almost Scuppered Nintendo’s Ambitions In The West

The following feature is an excerpt from Ken Horowitz’s excellent Beyond Donkey Kong: A History of Nintendo Arcade Games and has been reproduced here with the kind permission of both Horowitz and the publisher. 1981’s arcade smash-hit Donkey Kong created a surge in revenue that lifted Nintendo’s prospects for its North American office and reaffirmed … Read more Feature: How A Donkey Kong Clone Almost Scuppered Nintendo’s Ambitions In The West

Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #67 – F-Zero

Welcome to Box Art Brawl, the weekly vote to find out which of two or more regional box art variants has what it takes to win your hearts and minds. Last time we boarded the Halloween train with a trio of Resident Evil 0 covers. While Japan and North America scarpered to lock themselves in … Read more Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #67 – F-Zero

Feature: Best Nintendo Wii Games

Next year we’ll be celebrating fifteen years since Nintendo changed the game with Wii, the little motion-controlled console which broke away from the competition and started a revolution. Its brilliantly compact design (the size of three DVD boxes, remember?) and approachable and accessible controller helped it open up gaming to a whole new audience, young … Read more Feature: Best Nintendo Wii Games

Reminder: Rate Your Favourite Wii Games

Reminder: This is a final call to rate your favourite Wii games before we publish the top 50 very soon. You’ll still be able to rate the games and affect the ranking after the list goes live, of course, but there’s nothing quite like the moment of anticipation, is there? We’ve added several games that … Read more Reminder: Rate Your Favourite Wii Games

Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #66 – Resident Evil 0

Welcome to Box Art Brawl, the battle between box art variants from around the globe scrapping to win your vote. Last time we lost our collective minds in the company of Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, although we regained our composure enough to see the metaphysical North American and European version win with nearly two-thirds of … Read more Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #66 – Resident Evil 0

Retro Studios Is Moving To A New HQ In 2021 To Aid Development Of Metroid Prime 4

The Nintendo-owned Retro Studios is moving to a new HQ next year, VGC reports. Famous for its work on the Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong Country franchises, Retro is currently involved in the production of Metroid Prime 4, a game it inherited when Nintendo decided to restart production in 2019. The new building comes with … Read more Retro Studios Is Moving To A New HQ In 2021 To Aid Development Of Metroid Prime 4

Retro Studios Is Remodelling Its HQ In 2021 To Aid Development Of Metroid Prime 4

The Nintendo-owned Retro Studios is remodelling its HQ next year, VGC reports. Famous for its work on the Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong Country franchises, Retro is currently involved in the production of Metroid Prime 4, a game it inherited when Nintendo decided to restart production in 2019. The work comes with a price tag … Read more Retro Studios Is Remodelling Its HQ In 2021 To Aid Development Of Metroid Prime 4

Banjo-Kazooie Composer Posts Remixes For Halloween, With A Full Album Coming

There are myriad spooky levels throughout the history of video games, although one of the best has to be Mad Monster Mansion from Banjo-Kazooie (officially known as The Best Video Game Of All Time™ around these parts — when this writer’s around, at least). Composer Grant Kirkhope recently put out a remix of that level’s … Read more Banjo-Kazooie Composer Posts Remixes For Halloween, With A Full Album Coming

Fangamer Has Just Launched A Range Of Goemon Merchandise

© Fangamer Konami’s Goemon series – also known as Mystical Ninja in the west – is one of those franchises that we hope and pray will get a proper revival one day soon. Until that time, we’ll have to make do with Fangamer’s amazing range of officially-licenced gear, which includes shirts, pin badges, posters and … Read more Fangamer Has Just Launched A Range Of Goemon Merchandise