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Fans Request Robin Williams Tribute In The Next Zelda, Nintendo Responds

The late Robin Williams was so smitten with The Legend of Zelda he famously named his daughter after the title character. Shades of World of Warcraft, fans have banded together via Change.org petition to ask Nintendo to honour the actor and comedian in the next game in the series and Nintendo has responded.


Aladdin And Princess Jasmine Are Coming To Disney Infinity

Seeing how the movie came out 22 years ago, Aladdin isn’t exactly “a whole new world” at this point. Disney Infinitycertainly took its sweet time bringing the nineties-era classic back in video game form, though. Today, Disney finally revealed its plans to bring Aladdin and Princess Jasmine to the Disney Infinity Toybox 2.0.


A Cat Rendered On A Game Boy, And Other Sweet Demakes You Can Do

Demakes, where somebody creates a mock-up of a recent game that makes it look like it was built for some old, crappier system than what we have now, have been a Cool Thing To Do lately, and now there’s an app for that.


The Fastest Ocarina Of Time Playthrough So Far, Explained

Cosmo Wright has the current world record for beating Ocarina of Time quickly, with a play-through that clocks in at eighteen minutes and ten seconds. Even if you’ve watched the incredible near-perfect run before when we initially posted it, it’s worth watching through again just to hear his excellent commentary.


What Happened To The 3DS? And Why Didn't We Notice?

In July 2011 I looked across at my desk and there was a 3DS. The first version. Not the 3DS XL that would be released in 2012, the old one. It was gathering dust. It had been sitting there for so long. It was part of the furniture. I wasn’t even sure why I noticed it but there it was, forever alone.


Disney Infinity: Marvel Superheroes Comes Out On September 23

The next game in the Disney Infinity series hits store shelves a little while after school starts, just in time for teachers to start confiscating figures from kids who won’t stop talking about the game in class.


What If Sega Were Still Rivalling Nintendo?

I’m no nostalgist when it comes to gaming. I believe that what we’re playing now, and what we will be tomorrow, surpasses the reality behind any rosy memories of previous-generation mainstays.


Making Nintendo Games Literally Pop Out Of The Screen

Jonathan Roulston makes dioramas. He precisely cuts out iconic screenshots from iconic games and then he painstakingly puts together some truly gorgeous looking looking works of art. I want one of these. I would pay good money for these! Jonathan — open up a store. TAKE MY MONEY!


A Decent Showing By A Supposedly Bad Smash Bros. Character

Just about nobody is playing as Ness today in today’s Super Smash Bros. Melee competition at Evo 2014. Good reason. The Earthbound hero is considered a bottom-tier character for competitive play. But a guy named Vrud played him. He even dressed the part.


The Best Games Of 2014 So Far

So far, 2014 has felt like a year of surprises. Some of them have been good, while others — like the growing crop of games that have been pushed to next year — are bummers. But there have been standouts among the games that have come out. Let’s talk about them, shall we?