Editorial: Ubisoft E3 2018

"We nailed it!!! We nailed it!!!"Ubisoft had great E3 content, but I wouldn't exactly say they nailed the landing. The GoodUbi showed off a new cinematic trailer with some gameplay for Beyond Good and Evil 2. It was stunning. Many commentators since have echoed my first impressions: "Why isn't this a movie?". The atmosphere was fascinating …

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Star Fox Zero Postmortem

He's Dead, Jim...   With the release and lackluster sales results of Star Fox Zero, perhaps it's a good time to reflect on where Nintendo took my advice and where they may have misstepped. There is no denying that Star Fox Zero is a good game. It's not as stellar as our favorite anthropomorphic fox, but …

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Nintendo News Megaton

Everyone knows about the recent Nintendo Direct with the Nintendo news blowout everyone has been waiting for. But in case you've been living under a rock, here is a quick roundup: Wii U OS Updates to address speed in spring and summer Wii U Virtual Console in the spring Famicom 30th Anniversary Virtual Console Program Mario 3D …

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Star Fox for a New Generation on Wii U

You know what? With all of the hype coming out of the upcoming launch of the Wii U, I got to thinking; "What is the Nintendo franchise I'd most like to see on the new platform"? We already have a "New Super" version of Mario on the way. And a successor to Super Mario Galaxy …

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