Nintendo 3DS First Impressions: Great Potential, Partially Realized

Avatar‘s record-setting success aside, few entertainment trends have attracted more skepticism than 3D. When it comes to movies, even the best instances of stereoscopic filmmaking earn only begrudging respect. And the worst examples stand out for what they are: trend-driven examples of movie studios and cineplex companies trying to cash …

Video Game Tip Sheet: ‘Okamiden’

Excited for Okamiden? The game comes out in the US on March 15 for the DS, but we have the inside scoop on things you should look out for. Product Marketing Manager Eric Monacelli sent us everything he knows and loves about the game.

Buried Treasure

Hidden in treasure chests throughout the world of Okamiden are pieces of Issun’s …

Snikt vs. Shoryuken: ‘Marvel vs. Capcom 3’ Review

Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Publisher: Capcom
Developer: Capcom
Systems it’s available on: PS3, Xbox 360
ESRB rating: Teen
System reviewed on: Xbox 360

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3’s biggest achievement doesn’t come in the graphics department, though the visuals are stunning. Nor is it in gameplay, despite the fact that it sports a sharp and …

Hands-On: The Best Game on the Nintendo 3DS May Surprise You

When Nintendo recently announced details on the American launch of the 3DS, they let folks play samples of the upcoming system’s titles. I had a chance to try out a number of games and came away with impressions on both the games and the 3DS itself.

Working on the assumption that the 3DS models on hand were near-final production …

Capcom Brings Even More Cuteness into “Okamiden”

Capcom’s one of the few video game companies with a presence at The Consumer Electronics Show this year. CES plays host to loads of high-end hardware manufacturers looking to convince the masses that their products represent the future of entertainment.

But, the company responsible for the Street Fighter mega-franchise doesn’t have …

Zombies + Vegas = Fun?: Dead Rising 2 Review

Dead Rising 2
Publisher: Capcom
Developer: Capcom Vancouver (formerly Blue Castle Games)
Systems it’s available on: Xbox 360, PS3
ESRB rating: M for Mature
System reviewed on: Xbox 360

The thing you need to know about Dead Rising 2 is that the Blue Castle-developed game will remind you of nachos. In the game as in the dish, lots …

Made in Japan: Highlights from the 2010 Tokyo Game Show

Right about now, hordes of crazed Japanese gamers are storming the Makuhari Messe convention center, where the Tokyo Game Show happens every year. The show opens to the public on the weekend and most of the major publishers have rolled out their big announcements. Want to know the TGS news that excited us the most? Keep scrolling.

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