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Nintendo releases trailer of Mario and Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Mario and Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Japanese video games and console maker Nintendo has released a trailer of its soon to be released Mario and Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The game has been developed in collaboration with SEGA and is the fifth edition in the already successful Olympic series of games. The Rio …

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Super Mario Maker levels built by software using machine learning

Super Mario Maker Machine Generated Level

Programmers have used machine learning to teach machines how to build Super Mario Marker levels without any involvement from humans. Programmer Adam Geitgey and his team taught a computer to create Super Mario Maker levels by using the principles of machine learning wherein they fed their algorithm with previous Super …

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GalaxyTrail announces Freedom Planet 2; beta launch expected in mid-2017

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GalaxyTrail has announced its plan of releasing Freedom Planet 2 – the sequel to the original Freedom Planet, which garnered favorable reviews from fans and critics alike. The indie games developer is currently developing the game and as the plans go it intends to release the beta version of the …

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New Nintendo Loyalty Program Announced

Nintendo Loyalty Program

Since the discontinuation of Club Nintendo back in June, Nintendo has been promising its replacement. Good news; It’s finally here. During a meeting with Nintendo’s investors, new President Tatsumi Kimishima announced that it would be called My Nintendo and would launch in March of 2016 alongside the companies’ very first mobile …

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10 Indie Games You Must Play

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Indie games are the future of the video game industry. With the middle tier of video game development becoming all but non-existent last generation, and big AAA releases being few and far between, it’s become up to these excellent, smaller-scale titles to fill in the gaps. Unfortunately, there is still …

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10 Things We’d Like To See Added To Super Mario Maker

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Super Mario Maker has been out for a couple weeks now, and I’m absolutely in love with it. Nintendo put together a beautiful, comprehensive love-letter that serves as a perfect ode to celebrate 30 years of everyone’s favorite plumber. However, as comprehensive as this package is, there are omissions. While …

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Star Fox Zero Delayed To 2016

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It looks like Star Fox fans will not be enjoying the next chapter of Fox McCloud’s life in 2015. This morning on Facebook, Nintendo announced that the next iteration of  their on-rails shooter would be delayed until quarter one of 2016. The full quote from game developer, Shigeru Miyamoto, went as …

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Nintendo Announces Satoru Iwata’s Succesor

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Nearly two months after the unfortunate death of Satoru Iwata, Nintendo has announced their new president and CEO. This morning, September 14, 2015, a meeting of Nintendo’s Board of Directors appointed the job to Tatsumi Kimishima. Tatsumi Kimishima has been working at Nintendo for well over ten years. Kimishima first rose to …

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Super Mario Maker Patch Removes 9 Day Unlocking Period

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Nintendo fans all over the world rejoice; Yesterday evening a thread was posted to NeoGaf that confirms the negatively received unlocking method previously announced for Super Mario Maker has been removed. It seems Nintendo recognized the disdain for the gameplay mechanic shown by their core audience, and was able to change the system at …

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Plague of Shadows Release Date Finally Announced

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Yacht Club Games have finally announced the day that the highly anticipated Shovel Knight expansion, Plague of Shadows, will be released. Plague of Shadows, the first expansion for the indie darling and Kickstarter success Shovel Knight, will be released on all consoles as a free update on September 17. Shovel Knight …

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