MCV: Big First Party Titles for NX Launch Window 

Sources have told MCV that Nintendo’s upcoming NX platform is slated to have a “dream” lineup during the launch window. In the first six months, we should see the already announced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in addition to a new Mario game and a Pokémon title by GameFreak. With three of Nintendo’s biggest franchises, the first party lineup will be well represented from the start on the … Continue reading MCV: Big First Party Titles for NX Launch Window 

GameStop Continues to Diversify, Acquires 507 AT&T Mobile Stores

As video game retail sales have begun to stagnate in recent years, GameStop has begun shifting its focus towards new markets as a means of maintaining its growth as a company. In 2011, the retail giant began its phone trade-in program, now a pillar of the business. Just this year its new publishing arm – GameTrust – was announced, leading to the release of the first video game … Continue reading GameStop Continues to Diversify, Acquires 507 AT&T Mobile Stores

Review: ABZÛ

While I do my best to keep ABZÛ’s mysteries alive for the reader, this review may contain minor spoilers. In 2012, Journey captivated the gaming industry with its gorgeous art style and breathtaking musical score. After its release, Journey‘s art director Matt Nava left developer thatgamecompany to found his own studio and serve as creative director on a passion project of his own. With a new team at Giant Squid Studios on board … Continue reading Review: ABZÛ

Successful Debut for Evo Finals on ESPN

Two weeks ago, the world’s largest fighting game event – Evo – broke ground by broadcasting its final event live on ESPN2. While the television broadcast differed from the official Twitch stream with its own commentators and cutaways, it appears that the ESPN broadcast was a success. To put these numbers into perspective, the nearly 2 million viewers is slightly higher than the average Sunday … Continue reading Successful Debut for Evo Finals on ESPN