Super Mario 3D All-Stars Will Only Be Available for a Limited Time

Nintendo has recently announced a whole bunch of things that will be available for the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros.  This includes making various Mario titles available on the Switch, a Mario Game & Watch, Mario-themed furniture coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons in March of 2021, and even…Mario-inspired shoes?  Okay.  Ahem, you can…

Could TV Ads Be Coming to Console Games?

I won’t lie.  I can be a rather negative person.  Nevertheless, I have had a certain bad premonition for years about the future of gaming that might be coming true.  In a troubling turn of events, I have learned that TV ads could possibly begin showing up in our console video games!  Yes, including those…

Diving is Returning to Animal Crossing in July!

Nintendo recently released a video concerning the newest updates coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons!  In just a few days (July 3, to be more exact!), the diving introduced in New Leaf will be returning, along with Pascal the otter, who will be providing us with DIY recipes for mermaid furniture.  And…it appears that Gulliver…

A New Ratchet & Clank is Coming to the PS5

I tried to firmly tell myself that I wouldn’t be getting the PS5 for at least a year or two after its release.  Consoles are expensive, after all, and I can’t just keep…what’s that?  They’re making a new Ratchet & Clank? Dang it. Okay, so you might already be aware, but I’m a huge Ratchet…

Summer Games Done Quick Goes Online This Year

Continued concerns over COVID-19 have prompted the producers of Summer Games Done Quick to cancel its physical event and go online. This year, for one week in August, GDQ fans will be able to virtually watch various gaming sessions featuring their favorite speedrunners speedrunning from the comfort and safety of their own homes. As is…

realMyst: Masterpiece Edition Now Available for Switch Owners

If, as a Nintendo owner, you ever wanted to get your hands on the classic PC puzzle game, Myst, then today’s your day! (Well, okay, maybe you played its original port to the DS or 3DS way back when, but still.) Though it’s pre-orders have been up for about a week, today, Nintendo Switch fans…

Sony Announces New Play At Home Initiative

As many of us are in the midst of dealing with life-changing circumstances thanks to COVID-19, not the least of which may include furloughs and lay-offs, Sony, it seems, is doing its part to give back a little. Yesterday Sony released on its blog information about a new venture called Play At Home. And its…

Canceled: E3 2020

In “old” new news, word has spread like wildfire that the biggest and most-anticipated video games conference of the year, E3, has been canceled due to the Coronovirus outbreak. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) posted an official announcement to its site yesterday (March 11th), which reads, in part:

Video Games are Good for A Lot of Things, Except Medical Advice

I don’t usually get all up in the news these days, but I must admit that this Coronovirus outbreak in China (which is spreading), has me at attention. With my own array of hypochondriatic tendencies, news of any sort of onset epidemic is enough to set me on edge…which leads me to seek out video…

A New Take on Turok

Flying under the indie radar, there’s a new Turok game in the wings. It’s called Turok: Escape from Lost Valley, and it is…well, what is it? Its description reads thusly: Turok: Escape from Lost Valley is a third-person action/adventure game where the player is Turok, trying to find a way back home. The player explores…