May 20, 2015

Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition Impressions

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Jason Nason

So there’s one kind of game that I actually really enjoy, which is apparent if you read my previous review of Spirit Stones, it’s the sliding tile games. And not just any old sliding tile games, but the ones where you get stuff.

Sure, Candy Crush is fun (from what I’m told) but I don’t see the point. However games where I get to defeat enemies and collect cards or monsters? I’m in! Puzzle & Dragons is this game, and the Super Mario Bros. Edition adds a bit of the Nintendo flavour to it.

I’ll be honest. I didn’t know the original game existed before Nintendo announced this one and I have since played a little bit of that game. I like the idea that instead of merely swapping two adjacent tiles around you get to slide a tile anywhere on the board. And by doing so you also end up shifting around other ties.

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Nintendo Announces a Second Beta For Splatoon

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Nintendo of America has confirmed that they will hold a second Global Test Fire for their colorful upcoming third person shooter Splatoon. If you already have the Global Test Fire Demo installed on your Wii U you should be good to go, otherwise make sure to grab it before the one hour stress test on May 23rd between 3pm – 4pm (Pacific Time).

Splatoon was announced during E3 2014. It is a third person action title for the Wii U where players take the role of adolescent Squids who can transform into humanoid shape. Instead of focusing on the kill/death ratio that other shooters rely on, the Turf War multiplayer mode in Splatoon are all about the amount of ground your team is able to cover with colorful ink.

Splatoon’s full version will be available on May 29th for $69.99 USD.

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Bandai Namco Celebrates 35 Years of Pac-Man

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Bandai Namco’s flagship mascot Pac-Man celebrates his 35th anniversary this month and Bandai is celebrating with the release of an updated version of the original PAC-MAN on compatible IOS devices. The developers behind this 35th anniversary have recreated the original arcade hit pixel by pixel while adding in some additional levels and challenges to keep things fresh for long time players.

Alongside of the updated PAC-MAN for IOS Bandai Namco will also be holding PAC-MAN’s 35th birthday party in Schaumburg, Ill with developers from the original 1980 hit and the presentation of a birthday cake to PAC-MAN himself.

You can pick up the enhanced PAC-MAN on IOS for $6.99 for compatible devices or try out the free PAC-MAN lite version.


What’s New On PlayStation – 05.20.2015

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

The big release this week is CD Projekt Red’s epic role playing game The Witcher II: Wild Hunt. If you own a PlayStation 4 and love RPGs now might be the perfect time to jump in and finish Geralt’s story in this truly next generation and immersive game.  Ideafactory International gives Hyperdimension Neptunia fans a reason to try out a brand new genre with Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed. There are plenty of other new titles available this week so check out a full list after the jump.Read More


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