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Fable Legends Cancelled, Lionhead Shut Down?

The video game world was rocked today with the announcement that Fable Legends was being cancelled, and that there was a potential closure of Lionhead Studios all together. This will come as a shock since Legends was already in BETA form and the team was rolling out updates, one coming even as late as Friday of last week.

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Shining A Light-Child of Light for Wii U Thoughts

Child of Light is currently on sale for the Wii U. For just $3.98 you can have the game for the Wii U. Why should you buy it RIGHT NOW? Here are my thoughts on Child of Light so far. I had been tempted to buy Child of Light for awhile now. I thought the graphics looked great and the gameplay looked solid. And yet, I hesitated. The game cost $14.99 and I wasn’t completely sure about it. Then, just…

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Nintendo Minute Visits New York For Pokemon Day

Pokemon Day, aka the 20th Anniversary of Pokemon, has come and gone. Yesterday’s Nintendo Minute looks at the Pokemon Day celebrations in New York.   The newest Nintendo Minute has Kit and Krysta visiting New York on Pokemon Day. We see them visit the newly minted Nintendo NY, parade around with some Pokemon (shown above), and go to a local Gamestop for a Pokken Tournament! There is also a contest in the video to win some of the goodies that…

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Ninjago Review – LEGO Dimensions

Last week, Warner Bros. PR in Toronto, Ontario, sent over a bunch of Ninjago play sets for LEGO Dimensions. Over the past few days, my six year old son Logan and I have been building the sets and exploring the Ninjago world. When it comes to this series, my son is the expert, so most of the thoughts and opinions are his. Lets break down what we received from Warner!

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Today’s Nintendo Direct Reveals Spring-Summer (and beyond) Nintendo Lineup

Nintendo of America (and everyone else) had a Nintendo Direct today. What did Nintendo of America show? What did I think of today’s Direct? Let’s dive right into today’s revelations! Nintendo of America revealed a lot of cool and interesting things today. First of all, we learned that Star Fox Zero has not been delayed. The game has officially gotten an April 22nd release date. Not only that, but a second Star Fox game, Star Fox Guard, was revealed. This…

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Nintendo Direct for 3/3/16 Announced

Nintendo of America announced the first full Nintendo Direct for 2016 today! When is it and what can we expect to see? Read on to find out! Nintendo of America announced a Nintendo Direct for tomorrow (3/3/16). The Direct will be focused on Wii U and 3DS games from Spring until Summer. We can look forward to watching the Nintendo Direct at 4pm central time. So far, we know that Nintendo is releasing three games this month: Twilight Princess HD,…

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The Twilight Princess Retrospective Continues

Nintendo released a new Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess retrospective yesterday.   The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will be out for the Wii U on Friday. Nintendo released another retrospective video yesterday for the game. This time, Nintendo took a look at the game’s gameplay and dungeons.   I really loved the ability to turn into a wolf in Twilight Princess. I also thought Twilight Princess had some unique and sometimes challenging dungeons. The game wasn’t too hard…

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Michonne, Telltale, and the Walking Dead

If you have never had the pleasure of playing a Walking Dead game, and you have some interest in the television series, than you really need to get your hands on everything Telltale has published. While they are known for producing story centered games, the truth is that the Walking Dead series - Season 1, Season 2, and this latest miniseries looking at Michonne - are the best of their work. We recently got a code for the 1st episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, and we really liked it!

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The Joys of LEGO and Video Games

Last week, Warner Bros. PR in Toronto reached out and let me know they had a number of Ninjago, LEGO Dimensions fun packs and character packs to send my way. They arrived yesterday, and my six year old son Logan lost his mind. Not only is Logan a big Ninjago fan, but he is also a big LEGO Dimensions fan. His excitement made me realize something: all of these toys-to-life games do a great job of mixing toys and video games, but none of them - Skylanders or Disney Infinity - can do it like LEGO.

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Nintendo of Canada Zelda Contest

Big releases from Nintendo are often coupled with great contests. Not only are the submissions great - and they really are, whether it's art, cosplay, or something else - but the prices are superb! Nintendo of Canada is currently running a contest in celebration of the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, which hits retail on March 4th, and Hyrule Legends on the 3DS later this month.

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