Feature: Remembering Super Mario 3D Land, 3D World’s Oft-Forgotten Predecessor

© Nintendo You don’t need me telling you how 2020 was a challenging year, but for dedicated Super Mario fans there were small comforts to be found. After months of rumours, Nintendo celebrated the series’ 35th anniversary in dramatic fashion and this brought about no end of content. Before that, even, Super Mario Maker 2 …

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PS5 Exclusive Returnal Gets Another Dev Diary Showcasing New Footage and DualSense Features

Housemarque recently released another nine-minute dev diary for its upcoming PlayStation 5-exclusive, Returnal, which showcases new footage and discusses how DualSense features will be incorporated into the game. “Uncover the process of translating the Housemarque explosive action into 3D and how to stay true to our motto ‘Gameplay First,’” reads a description. Without further ado, check …

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Batman: Arkham Origins Dev Has ‘Entirely Redesigned’ Combat System for Gotham Knights

WB Games Montreal has revealed that it has “entirely redesigned” the combat system for upcoming Gotham Knights since releasing 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins. In an interview with GamesRadar, executive producer Fleur Marty said that this was necessary for co-op to work well. There will still be some familiar mechanics for those who’ve played the Arkham games, …

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Orders for PS2-Inspired Black PS5s Cancelled After Seller Receives ‘Credible’ Threats

SUP3R5, the third-party company behind the PlayStation 2-inspired black PlayStation 5 consoles, has cancelled all orders after preorders went exactly how we expected them to. In a series of tweets from its now-deleted official account, SUP3R5 revealed that it was “embarrassed” by its North American launch as its website struggled to cope with demand. The company …

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Someone has modded Gilmore Girls into Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 10 January 2021 16:02 GMT If your next run through a Fire Emblem game needs more drama and emotional nuance, someone has modded Gilmore Girls into Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones. Developer Marlowe Dobbe (the artist behind Dicey Dungeons) has created the inspired mod, called – unsurprisingly – Fire Emblem: Gilmore …

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Monster Hunter Rise for Nintendo Switch gets action-packed new commercial

The next Monster Hunter title Monster Hunter Rise is coming to Nintendo Switch on Friday, 26th March. Today, Capcom released a Japanese TV advert to whet peoples appetite ahead of the action-packed game’s launch. It is only a short 30 second commercial but it packs a punch and looks like the game is going o …

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Upcoming Dead By Daylight update will add more graphics updates, HUD refresh and more

Dead by Daylight developer Behaviour Interactive has shared an update that reveals what changes are planned for the game in an upcoming big update. As per a statement released by the studio, we can expect updates to six of the multiplayer survival game’s six perks (Diversion, Fixated, Hex: Undying, Iron Maiden, Open Handed, and Second …

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Dishonored Devs Respond as Photo of Capitol Rioter With Tattoo From the Series Makes Rounds

The shocking and embarrassing events that took place in the United States late last week need no introduction. Arkane Studios, the maker of Dishonored video games, somehow found itself roped into the disaster after one of the rioters was pictured with a tattoo on his hand that some claimed was a “Communist” symbol while others …

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Switch eShop Game Prices Can No Longer Be Below $1.99, Says Death Squared Dev

Nintendo is supposedly putting a stop to small-time developers gaming the Switch eShop charts with dirt-cheap deals by placing a limit on pricing. This information comes from SMG Studios via Reddit. In a brief reply message, it’s highlighted how a 99 cents sale on the game Death Squared would be its “lowest price” ever on …

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Metacritic users vote for best game of 2020

Metacritic users have voted for their favourite video games of 2020 and it’s a fairly solid list. Indie darling Hades was ranked at No.4 and the best-selling entry in the Animal Crossing franchise, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, was voted in at No.8. Bethesda’s gruesome Doom Eternal landed at No.5. Here’s Metacritic users favourite games of …

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