'Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer' is the first game to make use of amiibo cards, which launches alongside the first series of cards later this fall.
Ever since discovering the ability to abandon Yoshi for personal gain in Super Mario World, Ryan's love of the medium has blossomed into an all-encompassing obsession. From consoles and handhelds, to PCs and tabletops, when Ryan isn't pretending to be an artist, he can be found immersing himself in all manner of RPGs and dabbling in the world of indie gaming. He has also been known to play a particularly ruthless Wii Fit Trainer in Super Smash Bros.
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'Mortal Kombat X' is overflowing with the promise of gruesome fatalities, so NetherRealm Studios has released a video showing just how much slime goes into making these sound effects.
A particularly crafty 'Hearthstone' player has put his theory-crafting to the test by executing the longest recorded round in the game's history, netting him a Guinness World Record.
'Mario Party 10' attempts to bring together a mix of old and new ideas in order to carve out a renewed identity for itself, encountering just as many stumbles as successes.
'Jamestown+' brings about the rebirth of the aging shoot-em-up genre by paying respect to its 16-bit heyday while throwing in a healthy dose of modern gaming flair.
From skateboarding phoenixes to flying sharks, 'Dota 2' has an interesting array of custom-made couriers. The latest one to enter the approval process is none other than 'Goat Simulator's hero.
'Flame Over' blends the frantic pacing and challenge of 'Spelunky' with the trial-by-fire gameplay of 'Rogue Legacy' to create a new twist on the roguelike formula.
In the midst of a deluge of character confirmations for 'Mortal Kombat X,' NetherRealm Studios has confirmed that popular joke character Mokap will not be joining the fray.
With Microsoft's HoloLens on the way, Corporate Vice President Kudo Tsunoda is working closely with the hardware in an effort to focus on 'core experiences' for 'core gamers.'
Following its announcement on Kickstarter, the first gameplay trailer for 'ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove' gives gamers a look at the blend of old and new that they can expect from the game.
September is gearing up to be a busy month for gaming. 'Mad Max' launches this fall exclusively on next generation consoles alongside the highly anticipated 'Metal Gear Solid 5.'
The series' latest iteration in Microsoft's popular simulation racing series, 'Forza Motorsport 6', is on its way and launches in the holiday 2015 release window.
In a move to help players in their hunt to become Pokemon masters, Nintendo is offering up the final evolutions of past starter Pokemon for free.
In the latest bout of player 'ingenuity,' people have set up fight clubs in 'H1Z1' where they pit new players against one another for prizes and a chance to win their freedom.
Having managed to consistently hold a place in the minds of sci-fi fans the world over, the latest look at 'Star Citizen's' dogfighting gameplay proves that the title is worth the wait.
Despite the recent success of 'Alien: Isolation,' SEGA announces that they are cutting 'around 300' jobs in an effort to focus on a digital distribution-focused future.
Building upon the foundation of their struggling Music Unlimited service, Sony announces that PlayStation Music will replace it with Spotify support at the forefront.
Kicking off 2015 for stock car racing fans, DMi Games announces their acquisition of the 'NASCAR' license and details plans to release a new game in 2016.