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Nobody Is #1 In The New Smash Bros. Games, And That's A Good Thing

One of the features of the new Smash Bros. games that was revealed in creator Masahiro Sakurai’s Nintendo Direct was the Global Smash Power system. While most people may have overlooked it as a vague ranking system, it offers much more potential than you would think at first glance.


Seriously, How Are These Real Video Game Graphics?

The people behind Project Cars — a racing game slated for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Wii U this November — say this is all real gameplay footage.


The Villager And Wii Fit Trainer Are Still Smash Bros' Best Fighters

I don’t know who your favourite Smash Bros. fighter is, but it’s hard to compete with characters that kick your arse with yoga and tree planting. Sorry!


How One Mario Kart Track Has Changed In 22 Years

If you’ve been playing Mario Kart games since the beginning, you’re probably going to have a bit of déjà vu on the Doughnut Plain track. The folks at GameXplain take a look at the Doughnut Plains level as it originally appeared in 1992′s Super Mario Kart and as it will show up in next month’s Mario Kart 8.


Princess Peach Gets Her Own Damn Wii Remote Plus

I’ve managed to resist picking up the Mario and Luigi themed Wii remotes thus far, but the addition of a Princess Peach motion controller at the end of the month has the game paraphernalia collector in me twitching. Dammit, Nintendo.


Kaos Hijacks Teaser For The Next Big Skylanders Game

Activision is planning to unveil the next big instalment in its wildly popular (and lucrative) toy-video game combo Skylanders next week at an event in New York City. In preparation, the series publisher sent out some invitations that show chief antagonist and evil portal master Kaos being his loveable dastardly self.


There's A Wii U GamePad... Racing Wheel

The wheel, of course, is the Wii U GamePad. Makes sense!


A Breakdown Of The New Smash Bros. Mode

Based on what we’ve seen of Smash Run, the recently revealed multiplayer mode in Super Smash Bros. where players traverse dungeon-like levels and collect power-ups, it looks like the 3DS-specific mode could be a blast.


Double Bumblebee Is The Best Thing About Rise Of The Dark Spark

I don’t care which universe he’s in, plucky yellow Autobot Bumblebee always rocks. And hey, that’s two voice actors Activision doesn’t have to hire! SPOILER FOR TRANSFORMERS PRIME ANIMATED SERIES FOLLOWS


Have You Played Road Rash?

Video: Have you played Road Rash? You’ll enjoy the next 45 seconds. Above is footage from the alpha of Road Redemption, an open-world motorcycle combat racer and spiritual successor to the Road Rash series, which had its last entry in ’99.