Eric Regier

Eric Regier is a content provider for Broken Joysticks and has been an avid gamer since the early days of the NES. Aside from giving his thumbs a workout, he's enjoying some comics, cartoons or scouring the internet for anything of interest.

Animal Crossing 3DS Coming first half of 2013

Not without it’s great selection of game, the 3DS has been missing it’s own installment of what has brought Nintendo great success over the years. Via Twitter yesterday, @NintendoAmerica gave some insight of the release of the 3DS title teasing; “Animal Crossing is launching for Nintendo #3DS during the first half of 2013!”.

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Ubisoft shows off new AnvilNext engine in Assassin’s Creed III

With upwards of 2,000 non-playable characters on the screen at any one time and our new protagonist Connor Kenway getting over 1,000 new animations, this game is looking to surpass the previous Assassin’s Creed games in terms of gameplay and technical prowess. [youtube id=”GR0qAOF35V8″ width=”600″ height=”350″] Shifting the direction of the series to more of a wilderness setting accompanying the city landscapes that we’re used to exploring in the series, are you excited for the next chapter...

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Nintendo First Out of the Gate

A Great Idea Solves Multiple Problems at the Same Time This quote from Shigeru Miyamoto describes the Wii U GamePad, says Satoru Iwata. This is what describes the now named Wii U GamePad. Nintendo is stepping into the social networking scene with a leap by combining message boards and a console called the Miiverse.

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Nintendo Direct Pre-E3 Presentation Tonight

Tonight at 6pm EDT over at the Nintendo Direct website Satoru Iwata will be hosting a broadcast revealing new information about the Wii U. While no other information has been revealed about what they will be showcasing during the broadcast, it could anything from new games, a price point or just some announcements as to what they will announce at E3. So we’re just 3 hours away from hearing the first information from one of the 3...

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Halo 4 cover revealed

The cover art for the highly anticipated Halo 4 was reveal by Microsoft yesterday in a random giveaway of sorts. Sending 32 pieces of the cover attached to emails to lucky fans, it took members of the Halo Waypoint Forums 67 posts before getting an end result no one was disappointed with.

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Kirby 20th Anniversary Collection Coming

In the Japanese only Nintendo Direct webcast hosted by Satoru Iwata on April 21st, he announced that we will see the release of a Kirby compilation disk featuring a mixture of games from his career. It is unknown which games or more specifically, when the collection will be available. Also announced, they will be making more Kirby available than before with related material through Club Nintendo and the possibility of more downloadable titles on the 3DS eShop....

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Halo 4 Launches November 6

The next installment in the Halo franchise launches this fall and will mark the first time since 2007’s Halo 3 that Master Chief will be playable as the main character. In the work shop since 2009 by 343 Industries, this will be their first full release Halo title. With Halo Waypoint downloadable for the 360 and Windows phone first under their belt, then went on to make the Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary. Former Bungie employee Frank O’Connor...

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