Post 33439

New Age Of Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Rumors

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 8:58pm

Fueling the Marvel vs. Capcom 2 PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 port fire is a retail listing for a pair of arcade sticks. UK retailer ShopTo.Net has Xbox 360 and PS3 Marvel vs. Capcom tournament sticks scheduled to ship in July (thanks for the tip Adam!!).   The sticks are reportedly made by MadCatz who […]

Post 33434

Class of Heroes: School Is Back In Session

By Louise . April 16, 2009 . 4:56pm

I’m finally starting to make some progress in Class of Heroes. I’m still working through the quests in the Novice dungeon, but it’s going a lot faster now that I saved up enough money to buy a slingshot and sling-stones for my back-row ranger, Kara.

Post 33427

Sony’s PSP Detective Game Negotiates June Release

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 4:16pm

Does a game called Okage: Shadow King ring a bell? This PSP game is from the same developer, Zener Works.   First seen at Tokyo Game Show, Diamond and the Sound of a Gunshot is a visual novel where players negotiate tense situations. See how the portraits push each other? It’s more than a dramatic […]

Post 33424

Lightning And Snow In Stores This Winter

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 2:20pm

Confirming what the Final Fantasy XIII trial version ended with, Final Fantasy XIII will come out in Japan this winter. Not “January 2010 winter”, but 2009 winter which pegs the release in November or December of this year. The official site posted an update with the same target and a selection of battle screens posted […]

Post 33403

Iwata Asks: Is A Little Bit More Than Enough?

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 1:26pm

As a follow up to the Touch Generation series, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata thought of quick play “Chotto” series, which he jokingly called Chotto! Generations. Why? In his words, “Even though they think video games are fun, they look like they will take up so much time.”   In a roundtable discussion about Brain Age […]

Post 33398

New Play Control Closes In June With Chibi-Robo And Metroid Prime 2

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 11:50am

Late last year Nintendo of Japan started re-releasing Gamecube games with motion control. On June 11 the Wii de Asobou (aka New Play Control internationally) will take a break when New Play Control: Chibi-Robo and New Play Control: Metroid Prime 2 Echoes come out in Japan.   Details about enhancements other than motion control have […]

Post 33393

Make Friends With Iwata And Miyamoto In June

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 10:50am

Nintendo DS game, Tomodachi Collection (Friend Collection), stars Nintendo figureheads like Reggie Fils-Aime, Satoru Iwata, and Shigeru Miyamoto. Miyamoto even sings in the game! The way you interact with them is still a mystery, though.   Actually, Friend Collection is a mystery. Other than including Mii making software and strange news briefings we don’t know […]

Post 33387

Final Version Of Metal Gear Solid Touch Targets Release This Month

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 9:26am

Metal Gear Solid Touch is sort of out, but the build currently on the iPhone app store is incomplete. A free update scheduled to come out later this month will add eight more levels and twenty unlockable wallpaper images.   Konami promises these levels will introduce new elements aside from poking PMC soldiers to death. […]

Post 33378

"Each Tap Can Launch A Barrage Of Destruction"

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 2:23am

AQ Interactive’s iPhone branch, Izumogasin, just made a touch screen shmup for the iPhone. In Glandarius Wing Strike tapping the screen makes your ship move and fire bullets. Slide your finger to lock on to enemies (up to four of them) and blast them.   The system looks simple compared to shooters like polarity shifting […]

Post 33375

The Mobile Pokemon X-Ray Machine

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 1:14am

There are Pokemon trains, planes, and now anxiety relieving X-ray machines. Medical equipment manufacturer Shimadzu created a mobile X-ray machine and decorated it with Pokemon from the Nintendo DS game Diamond and Pearl.   Shimadzu believes having familiar characters like Pikachu and Piplup will comfort children and reduce fear. A number of studies claim diagnostics […]

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