The latest Nintendo Direct presentation has revealed details on the upcoming downloadable content for New Super Mario Bro U. Titled New Super Luigi U, the DLC will be arriving this June, and is based around courses from the base game, but modified for Luigi.
During this past week's Nintendo Direct present, Satoru Iwata announced that Nintendo and SEGA have partnered up to develop exclusive games for both the 3DS and Wii U. Sega has confirmed that the partnership is for at least three new Sonic titles on both systems.
The Wonderful 101 has finally gotten a release date. The game will debut in Europe on August 23, and in North America on September 15. It appears that the European market will finally get a game ahead of the Americans... MUHAHHHAHAHA. It's about time!
Microsoft has confirmed that next week’s announcement will be “laying the foundation” and taking an “inside look at the making of the new Xbox platform and the team that’s brought it to life.”
EA recently announced that they had no current plans to release games on the Wii U, and a recent message from EA senior software engineer Bob Summerwill might just explain why. Summerwill released some steam on Twitter yesterday, and failed to delete them before they were picked up by a number of sources.
With constant updates from Viz’s Neon Alley, it shows how much they hope for this kind of anime distribution will work out. In a sense, it is something that is good for anime fans across the United States, whether they show the particular shows they are into. Online distribution such as Neon Valley, Crunchy Roll, and even Funimation are not only a great way to get the product out to the audience, but to show that there are people out there who are excited towards anime.
Despicable Me was a great movie. It showed us that even the most dastardly villains could have a heart. Despicable Me 2 is on its way to theaters and if you enjoyed those adorable minions, then you'll be thrilled to know they're about to have their own movie. Sandra Bullock and John Hamm are set to star as the main characters in a new movie based on the world of Despicable Me.
The Assassin's Creed film will be arriving in theaters on May 22nd, 2015. With Michael Fassbender already confirmed to play Desmond, we can only hope it will turn out better than previous video game to movie adaptations. It is not known at this time who will be directing the project, but with a release date set, it shouldn’t be long before that information is released.
Today we theorize about which song would be best to have on a deserted island.
Iron Man 3 ended in such a way where you weren’t sure what road the franchise was going to take. It left a few questions open, one of the big ones being “will Iron Man come back in The Avengers 2?." It seems that Joss Whedon is ready to put speculation to rest, not only to Iron Man, but to other super heroes who may possibly be joining the ranks of The Avengers. (Unfortunately, it’s impossible to go into details without spoilers, so you have been warned).
More drama has emerged at Ubisoft this week with an official confirmation that the THQ Montreal project codenamed 1666 has been suspended indefinitely. The news broke during a call reporting earnings for Ubisioft's 2013 fiscal year with CEO Yves Guillemot stating, "we have suspended project 1666 for an undisclosed period of time."
A job listing discovered on LinkedIn seems to indicate that Sony is aggressively pursuing voice recognition technology. A post from April 30, 2013 sough a “Speech Recognition Engineering Intern” as well as someone capable of handling “speech noise reduction, speech detection, recognition, noisy rejection, and grammar processing under various environments.”
Sony announced today the PS3 exclusive Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection will be hitting North American stores on July 9 for $49.99.
In the past few years, Nintendo has been hard at work ruining its reputation with its more dedicated fanbase, and this news is not going to help much. The company has begun claiming ad revenue on user created "Let's Play" and similar videos on YouTube. They're not blocking them outright, only forcing them to run ads with the revenue going to Nintendo.