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Android users can play Super Mario Run at last

Worth demoingIt's March 23 in some regions and, as promised, Super Mario Run is now on Android. You'll be able to sample the one-handed platformer without putting any money down, but it's a $10 purchase for full access to every level and mode. I think...

Monster Hunter XX dominates Japan, spikes 3DS sales

What will Monster Hunter XXX be like?As if the Nintendo 3DS needed any help selling in Japan, the release of Monster Hunter XX (expansion of Monster Hunter Generations) has raised total 3DS sales (2DS, New 3DS, New 3DS XL) by 179%. The surge momentarily closed...

Breath of the Wild videos yet

Write your own storiesOne of the reasons I love Breath of the Wild so much is because of how open it truly is. No I don't mean in a cookie cutter "open world" kind of way, but a truly freeing experience where you can get...

New Senran Kagura game teased in Peach Beach Splash

Seventh game on deckSimilar to how Kingdom Hearts games always show a teaser regarding the next game in post-credits scene (sometimes requiring certain conditions be met), the end of Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash also teases the seventh game in the franchise. Several scenes are shown...

Review: Macbat 64

50 minutes of N64I've never pitched a game to someone with a prototype, but I'd imagine Macbat 64 isn't far off from what publishers would have seen when looking at prototypes for Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong 64. That is to say, bite-sized levels that get the point...

Director hints at map editor

'Extremely open-minded'As they've proven over the course of the past few decades on PC, Blizzard supports their games long term -- whether it's by way of more content, or just compatibility patches. I fully expect Overwatch to be around for a long time, and to...

New US and UK travel ban impacts Switch on some international flights

Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia, Egypt, or Saudi ArabiaThe UK and the US have banded together for a new travel ban that impacts devices "larger than a smartphone," a category that the Switch is decidedly in. Don't worry too much unless you go to Turkey, Lebanon,...

Double Fine-published GNOG is tactile, satisfying, indie as hell

And now: the Headmasters!When I first saw GNOG at IndieCade a few years back, I wasn't quite sure what to make of it. The game reminded me of those Fidget Cubes people seem to like so much -- more of an oddity to poke at...

New pictures reveal Nintendo’s Joy-Con fix: A piece of foam?

Feel free to contact themAlthough I still haven't experienced any left Joy-Con issues since my Switch review unit pre-launch, many others have. A lot of folks have narrowed it down to defective units and "incompatible rooms," which is a not-great experience if you happen...

33% off PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live thanks to Spring sale

Spring coupon on games and membershipsRakuten, the Japan-owned online retailer who bought out Buy.com years ago, is running a pretty solid coupon code today thanks to a MasterCard promotion. You can now take twenty bucks of a PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold one-year...